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Brexit: UK has 'vast amount' of work to do to ensure planes aren't grounded after EU departure

There is a “vast amount” of work to be done to ensure that planes can continue to fly in and out of the UK after Brexit in March 2019, MPs were told on Tuesday. “The truth is there are currently no agreements in place outside the EU that would allow aircraft to operate out of UK aerospace,” Simon Henley, president-elect of ...

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Best Black Friday Apple iPhone, Watch and Mac Deals

Apple fans are used to paying full whack for their gadgets, with the tech giant rarely offering cut-price deals. For instance, last year Apple did take part in Black Friday – for the first time ever in the UK – but it lasted just 24-hours and all they offered was a free gift card with selected purchases.  As such, the ...

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Matthew Scully-Hicks: 'I did not know the monster who killed our adopted daughter,' says accused's husband

The husband of Matthew Scully-Hicks ended their relationship after medical evidence proved the “monster” had killed their daughter. Craig Scully-Hicks, 36, told a family court he had been left “lonely and frightened” since Elsie’s death at the couple’s home in Llandaff, Cardiff, when she was 18 months old. Elsie died in hospital four days after being violently shaken and thrown ...

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A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

“Eat fat, get fat” has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two decades. Yet more and more research suggests that thinking is dangerously misguided. “There is one thing we know about fats,”Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine, writes in his new book, “The Bad Food Bible: How and Why ...

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WWF releases Christmas advert to highlight illegal ivory trade

Wildlife charity WWF has made an advert ahead of Christmas to highlight poaching for the illegal ivory trade. The video appears to show an elephant watching as poachers use machine guns to kill another member of its herd. The advert comes as US President Donald Trump has halted an earlier decision by his administration to allow hunters who kill elephants ...

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15 best gifts for wine lovers

With Christmas coming, now is the time to buy a gift for the wine lover in your family. Whether it’s a device to keep wine chilled, to keep it fresh, to help aerate it, or just something to take the cork out, there’s a gift here for everybody – along with wine-themed chocolates, candles and books. Le Creuset Brushed Antique ...

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The 25 places you need to visit in 2018, according to the world's top travel experts

The more you travel, the more you realise there’s so much of the world still to discover. In order to help you put together your 2018 travel bucket list, Business Insider asked the world’s most esteemed travel experts — from the likes of Airbnb and Lonely Planet to independent bloggers and backpacking Instagrammers — for the one destination everyone should ...

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UK suffers 'major failure for diplomacy' after losing seat on UN International Court of Justice, says Tory MP

Britain’s failure to elect a judge to the UN’s most powerful court has been branded a “major failure for diplomacy” by a Tory MP. Robert Jenrick, who is parliamentary aide to Home Secretary Amber Rudd, launched a stinging attack on the Government over the decision to withdraw the UK candidate from election to the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ). ...

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Deliciously Stella mocks Victoria's Secret in new parody video series

Bella Younger has spoken out against Victoria’s Secret’s lack of body diversity. Their annual fashion show, which took place on Monday, featured the usual roster of exclusively lithe-limbed models such as Karlie Kloss and Bella Hadid. In a bid to address the lack of diverse body types on the catwalk, Younger, who runs the parody health and fitness Instagram account Deliciously ...

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Hurricane Maria: Bill Clinton personally hands out supplies in Puerto Rico to survivors

Former US president Bill Clinton has arrived in Puerto Rico to meet with residents as the island recovers from Hurricane Maria. He arrived with medical supplies and solar energy equipment donated by the Clinton Foundation, which had already transported 76 tonnes of medicine and medical equipment since the storm hit on 20 September.  Mr Clinton also visited health clinics and the ...

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