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Fallon: Britons fighting for IS are 'legitimate target'

Michael Fallon has said British nationals in Iraq or Syria who have chosen to fight for Islamic State make themselves "a legitimate target". ...

Hostile Tory rebels delay flagship Brexit bill

No 10 has been forced to delay its flagship Brexit bill after Conservative rebels backed a series of hostile amendments. ...

MPs get paw-litical as Speaker is put in doghouse

Commons Speaker John Bercow is often in the doghouse with Tory MPs. Some of his harshest critics might...

Peer demands action over Love Island smokers

TV's watchdog should take action against reality show Love Island because contestants risk glamorising smoking for young people, a peer has claimed. ...

Tory minister risks reopening 'dementia tax' row

A Tory minister has risked reopening the so-called "dementia tax" row by claiming taxpayers "shouldn't necessarily be propping up people to keep their property". ...

Grenfell survivors to be offered UK residency

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire will be offered the chance to settle permanently in the UK, the Government has announced. ...

EU citizens' Brexit status 'intolerable' – CBI

The head of the UK's biggest business group has described as "intolerable" the Government's failure to resolve the rights of EU citizens after Brexit. ...

Global obesity levels in children rise tenfold

Rates of obesity in children and teenagers around the world are 10 times higher than they were 40 years ago, according to a global study. ...

Sturgeon dodges conference 'May-a-culpa'

Nicola Sturgeon was taking no chances. She arrived on stage for her speech at the SNP conference armed...

Barnier's warning: 'Brexit is not a game'

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator has appeared to slam Theresa May for claiming "the ball is in the EU's court". ...

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Polanco's two-run homer lifts Pirates over Reds, 5-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco hit a two-run home run during a four-run fifth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati...