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Business minister Kwasi Kwarteng has told Sky News comments by Andrew Sabisky were "reprehensible and racist" and he believes the former Downing Street adviser "jumped before he was pushed" adding that "vetting will be more severe" for jobs at Number 10

The Government is publishing plans for a points-based immigration system to come into force in January next year

Caroline Flack's family have released an unpublished Instagram post which she wrote before she died where she said: "within 24 hours my whole world and future was swept from under my feet and all the walls that I had taken so long to build around me, collapsed"

:: Anyone feeling emotionally distressed or suicidal can call Samaritans for help on 116 123 or email j @samaritans .org in the UK. In the US, call the Samaritans branch in your area or 1 (800) 273-TALK.

Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer have an office at Buckingham Palace from April 1st and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be represented through their UK charity

The Fire Brigades Union has criticised the “shambles” of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s flooding response saying he should be “ashamed” of government’s failure to plan for floods in the long-term

Police in Australia have confirmed that two people have died in an incident involving a train derailment in Victoria


The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have said in a statement they "intend to step back as 'senior' members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent"

Essex Police says 39 bodies have been discovered in a lorry at Waterglade Industrial Park in Thurrock adding a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland has been arrested on suspicion of murder

U.S. president Donald Trump says a "breakthrough" has been achieved in trade talks with China and he expects a deal to be signed "very shortly"

EXIT POLL: Conservatives projected to win election as Labour suffer major losses #GE2019  CON: 368 LAB: 191 LIB DEM: 13 BREX: 0 SNP: 55 GREEN: 1 OTHER: 22

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It can now be reported that former Sunderland winger #AdamJohnson  was also arrested for possession of extreme pornography involving animals

The former Director of Public Prosecutions Lord MacDonald has told Sky News Prime MinisterBoris Johnson could go to prison if he refuses to delay Brexit