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St Patrick's Day crush deaths: Funerals take place for teenage victims

A priest has described the deaths of three teenagers in a crush outside a hotel in Cookstown, County Tyrone as "needless".

Sainsbury's and Asda offer to sell off up to 150 stores in merger bid

Sainsbury's and Asda have offered to sell up to 150 stores in an attempt to address concerns raised by competition authorities over their planned merger.

Birmingham pub bombings: IRA witness names four men he says were behind attacks

An anonymous IRA witness in the Birmingham pub bombing inquests has named four men he says were responsible for the attacks.

Peter Beardsley charged with using racist language by FA

Peter Beardsley has been charged with using racist and abusive language towards youth team players during his time in charge of Newcastle Under-23s.

Adam Johnson: Ex-footballer released after serving three years for child sex offences

Adam Johnson: Ex-footballer released after serving three years for child sex offences

Disgraced former footballer Adam Johnson has been released from prison after serving three years for child sex offences.

Jodie Chesney: Fourth arrest over fatal stabbing of teenager in east London

Jodie Chesney: Fourth arrest over fatal stabbing of teenager in east London

A 17-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of Jodie Chesney, who was stabbed in the back in an east London park on 1 March.

East 17's Brian Harvey arrested over alleged malicious communications

East 17's Brian Harvey arrested over alleged malicious communications

The former East 17 singer Brian Harvey has been arrested over allegations he sent "malicious communications".

Debenhams shareholders, including Mike Ashley, warned they could be wiped out

Debenhams shareholders, including Mike Ashley, warned they could be wiped out

Shares in struggling department store Debenhams have plunged by more than 50% after it announced the next step in a refinancing plan which could see stock holders including Mike Ashley wiped out.

Thomas Cook to close 21 stores across UK

Thomas Cook to close 21 stores across UK

Travel operator Thomas Cook has announced plans to close 21 high street stores, resulting in 320 job losses.

Paul McCartney school book, marked by teacher, goes on sale

Paul McCartney school book, marked by teacher, goes on sale

An English literature exercise book that Sir Paul McCartney used as a teenager is going up for auction.

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Brexit delayed: UK gets two new deadlines after midnight crisis talks

Brexit delayed: UK gets two new deadlines after midnight crisis talks

EU leaders have granted Theresa May's request to delay Brexit, giving the UK a two-tier extension.

Brexit: Govt preparing to enter 'very high readiness mode' for no deal

Brexit: Govt preparing to enter 'very high readiness mode' for no deal

The armed forces have activated a team in a nuclear-proof bunker under the Ministry of Defence as the government prepares next Monday to enter "very high readiness mode" for a no-deal Brexit, Sky News can reveal.

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