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'I think she's done for already.' James O'Brien just can't see Liz Truss coming back as she's 'abandoning manifesto pledges that delivered an 80-seat majority' during an economic crisis. @mrjamesob 

Body of 16-year-old protester stolen by Iranian security forces, sources say

Last week, I spoke to the creator of 'The Thick of It' and 'Veep'@Aiannucci  about the state of politics today. "We now have a generation of politicians who have grown up kind of cosplaying politics," he tells me. "They don't quite know what it means."

'I've never seen a conference dissolve quite like this one.' Andrew Marr brutally sums up the atmosphere at the Conservative Party Conference. @NickFerrariLBC  | @AndrewMarr9 

👑 The Countess of Wessex has become the first member of the Royal family to travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Buckingham Palace has said

⚡️Germany may have to cut electricity exports to France and other countries this winter to prevent a collapse of its power grid, a boss at the country’s largest grid operator has said Follow our business live blog for the latest ⬇️

It's #WorldSpaceWeek ! 🚀 This year's theme is space and sustainability and the UK is a world leader in tackling the issue, with our National Space Strategy setting out a bold vision for the sector. 🌍 #WSW2022  #SpaceAndSustainability 

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'I'm struggling to feed myself but as long as my toddler is looked after it's ok.' This single parent says he can't afford to work as he tells LBC his heartbreaking tale of his life on benefits. @NickFerrariLBC 

This heartbreaking call from a struggling father left with just 14p to last him three weeks led to an outpouring of support from LBC listeners. @NickFerrariLBC 

BREAKING NEWS: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2022 #NobelPrize  in Physics to Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser and Anton Zeilinger.

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Scoops of the Day

Should there be a general election?

"Why are pensioners more important than those who are on benefits?" @NickFerrariLBC  pushes Prime Minister Liz Truss on why pensions will rise with inflation but benefits will not. Listen in full:

Ten minutes walk from the Chancellor’s speech, a Birmingham mortgage broker shows me banks returning to the mortgage market today at rates 1.5 percentage points higher than a week ago - 5-6% - and that’s with a 40% deposit #BBCNewsTen 

This 'trader of government debt' tells James O'Brien: 'From a financial market point of view, this government has completely lost every ounce of credibility it had by announcing unfunded tax cuts in the first place, and also, now back-tracking.' @mrjamesob 

Our story tonight -Tory MPs plot to avert welfare squeeze after humiliating U-turns on tax and date of fiscal event also moved. Cabinet ministers squeamish about cuts hitting poorest. Also big anti-fracking momentum growing, reports @horton_official 

The Countess of Wessex has become the first member of the Royal family to travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Little contrition, little content, Kwasi Kwarteng’s ‘big’ speech was very small indeed. Tonight's #WaughOnPolitics  is in your inbox

'I've never seen a conference dissolve quite like this one.' Andrew Marr brutally sums up the atmosphere at the Conservative Party Conference. @NickFerrariLBC  | @AndrewMarr9 

All who enter the UK illegally would be banned from claiming asylum under new plans to stop small boat crossings in the Channel

Our Twitter poll has found that 93% of our voters want a general election. @edvaizey  expresses his surprise while @Anna_Soubry  tells @susannareid100  and @edballs  that people are 'angry' and they want change.

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Scoops of the Week

"Who voted for your plans" Truss says: "What do you mean?"

Indonesia: More than 120 dead in football stampede

The Tory Party Chairman said people "can either cut their consumption or they can get a higher salary"

Man annexing part of neighbouring country says he's doing it to fight against colonialism.

NEW Not a great surprise… Standard & Poors announces UK sovereign rating now on negative outlook from AA rating due to “rising risks to UK fiscal position… sizeable budgetary loosening announced Sep 23rd risk a substantial widening of the U. K. 's fiscal imbalances”

Fifa urged to ban Iran from World Cup over women's rights

Truss repeats the lie that 'we have had two decades of low growth'. Growth in 2002 was strong. In fact growth under Labour was strong until the global financial crisis in 2008. Amazed she's allowed to repeat that in so many interview.

@Channel4News ⁩ tonight. Some of the dredging for the freeport must be dumped onshore because it is so toxic. Large areas will still be dumped at sea and this is where many readings exceeding global standard level for sea dumping are found

Some twitterers thought @bbcnickrobinson  was a bit harsh on @KwasiKwarteng  this morning. They obviously haven’t read @martinwolf_  in the @FT . Brutal stuff. “These people are mad, bad and dangerous. They have to go”

Police are digging on Saddleworth Moor amid reports that a skull has been found which could potentially be that of Moors murder victim, Keith Bennett, the 12-year-old victim whose remains have never been found.

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