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Latest: Four dead and approximately 20 others have been hurt

Four people have died after a knifeman brought terror to the heart of Westminster, mowing down pedestrians then stabbing a policeman before he was shot by armed officers.
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Police outside the Palace of Westminster, London, after sounds similar to gunfire have been heard close to the Palace of Westminster.

Policeman stabbed, attacker shot in major Westminster terror alert

A policeman has been stabbed and his apparent attacker shot by officers in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament.

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Happy Easter.. not that you'll remember it.

Buckfast Easter egg could be on its way to Britain

An off-licence in Northern Ireland looking to make a fast buck has been flooded with orders for its tonic wine-themed Easter eggs.

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Just flown into the kitchen... Here's Superdad

Mind-reading, super strength and heat vision to cook dinner - 55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

Kids really do think their parents are superheroes - with more than half believing their mums can read their MINDS, according to a study.

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Britain’s most stupid legal high as kids sniff fumes from burning wheelie bins

Britain’s most stupid legal high as kids sniff fumes from burning wheelie bins

Kids are literally getting wasted with Britain’s daftest drug craze - sniffing fumes from burning WHEELIE BINS, has been claimed today.

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Middle class revolt as Waitrose targets coffee freeloaders

Middle class revolt as Waitrose targets coffee freeloaders

Waitrose has sparked outrage among its customers with the news that members of the posh supermarket’s loyalty card programme will no longer be entitled to a free tea or coffee.

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Primark recalls kids’ clothing over choking fears

Clothing giant Primark has recalled a line of children’s clothing over safety fears.
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The new 9.7-inch iPad replaces the iPad Air 2

Apple launches their cheapest iPad ever

Apple has launched its most affordable iPad ever, with prices starting at £339.

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Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Boffins have come up with the fastest ever Wi-Fi, that can download 60 films every second - by creating a signal that hitches a ride on rays of light.

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Modern children have tried olives and quinoa before turning five

Modern children have tried olives and quinoa before turning five

Millions of modern children have already had their first taste of olives, hummus and quinoa before the age of five, a study has found.

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Nearly a third of Brits won’t see mums on Mothering Sunday

Nearly a third of Brits won’t see mums on Mothering Sunday

Nearly a third of all Brits will NOT see their mums this Mothering Sunday and almost half will not even send a card, according to a poll.

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Ed Balls and Katya Jones. Photo credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Ed Balls to reprise gangnam style dance routine for Red Nose Day

Ed Balls will reprise his beloved Gangnam Style dance routine from Strictly Come Dancing for one last time on Red Nose Day.

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Vote for your favourite pet picture in the RSPCA's People's Choice Award

Animal lovers are being given the chance to vote for their favourite snap of a pet in the RSPCA People's Choice Award.

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172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016

Warning as ID fraud reaches record levels

Brits are being warned to protect their personal data, as 172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016.

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Julia, a new autistic muppet character debuting on the 47th Season of "Sesame Street

Sesame Street's new muppet Julia aims to reduce autism stigma

Children's show Sesame Street is to introduce a new character with autism.

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Beverley Gilmour, who says she suffers from up to three 'near death experiences' every month, has written a book about her condition

Woman who ‘died’ publishes new book

A woman who says she has ‘died’ more than 1,000 times has penned her first book explaining her extraordinary condition.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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Do you use skin cream?

Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade.

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Liam Gallagher who has questioned his brother's singing abilities

Liam Gallagher in new Twitter rant at 'fake' brother Noel

Ex-Oasis star Liam Gallagher has attacked his brother Noel, questioning his singing abilities and calling him fake.
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Adam Rickitt who is to appear Hollyoaks

Ex-Corrie star Adam Rickitt joining Hollyoaks cast

Former Coronation Street actor Adam Rickitt has signed up to star in Hollyoaks.

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