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Tory candidate facing probe over election date betting allegations threatens to sue BBC – live

Laura Saunders issues statement saying she may sue BBC over ‘infringement of privacy rights’ and says she is cooperating with Gambling CommissionSign up to our Election Edition daily newsletterIn case you missed this late yesterday: Conservatives are projected to slump to their “lowest seat ta...

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Residents of Judy Garland’s home town seek to buy Wizard Of Oz slippers

Residents of the home town of Judy Garland are raising money in a bid to purchase a pair of ruby slippers which the film star wore in The Wizard Of Oz.

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Prince of Wales photographed with Danish royals at Euros

The Prince of Wales has posed for a picture with Princess Josephine of Denmark and King Frederik X of Denmark in the stands at the Uefa Euro 2024 match.

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Call for action as ‘patients coming to harm’ in A&Es

Top doctors have sounded the alarm over the quality of patient care in emergency departments across the UK as they warned that long waits in A&Es were causing “very real” risks to people’s lives.

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In Pictures: Hard hats on as Gove and Starmer attempt to talk housing

Cabinet minister Michael Gove was tasked with handling questions about fresh Tory Party turmoil over allegations of betting on the date of the General Election, instead of talking up the party’s housing policies as planned on Thursday.

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Fact check: The ‘tax burden’ and immigration projections

This summary of claims from the campaign trail has been compiled by Full Fact, the UK’s largest fact checking organisation working to find, expose and counter the harms of bad information, as part of the PA news agency’s Election Check 24....

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Judgment reserved on bid to overturn Castlewellan Three sectarian murder convictions

Judgment was reserved today in a legal bid to overturn the convictions of three men jailed for the murder of a Catholic teenager nearly 50 years ago.

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Tory candidate Laura Saunders will ‘co-operate’ with Gambling Commission probe

A Conservative candidate who is facing a probe over allegedly betting on the timing of the General Election “will be co-operating with the Gambling Commission”, according to a solicitor’s statement.

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Election campaign day 29: Betting scandal takes hold for the Tories

The Conservative Party is grappling with a fresh scandal, with news of a campaign official betting on the General Election date emerging, as it hopes to turn around its poll ratings.

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Stormont reform and migration system overhaul key components of Alliance manifesto

The 43 page document spells out the party's position on a number of issues ahead of the election

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Derry mayor invites Taylor Swift to city to explore ancestral roots

Lilian Seenoi Barr has written letter telling singer "We are extremely proud to call you a Derry girl"

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Aer Lingus cuts flights amid ‘insidious’ industrial action

Aer Lingus has announced plans to cut up to 20% of flights over a five-day period next week amid industrial action.

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Translink announce changes to bus and rail cards for students in Northern Ireland

From September 2024, schoolchildren and further education students will have to electronically validate their smartcards

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Roe Park Golf and Spa Resort on the market for £14million

Co Derry spot named the Best Golf Resort in Ulster at the 2024 Golfers Guide to Ireland awards

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Lyra McKee murder trial hears messages sent in ‘Saoradh group chat’ following murder: ‘People will write in we don’t give a f***’

Details of messages in a “Saoradh group chat” on WhatsApp which mentioned the death of journalist Lyra McKee were heard at her murder trial today.

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Co Derry man praised for rescuing women in difficulty off North Coast

Daniel McAleese has described the moment he jumped into the sea to rescue one of the women

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Charles and Camilla’s horse well beaten at Royal Ascot

The King and Queen’s hopes of a second Royal Ascot winner were dashed when their racehorse was well beaten on Ladies’ Day.

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Distillery workers to walk out within days after rejecting latest pay offer

Distillery workers at whisky maker Whyte & Mackay are due to walk out next week after rejecting the company’s latest pay offer, a union has confirmed.

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Green Party calls for legislation to reduce air pollution in the UK

The Green Party has pledged to bring in legislation to improve air quality standards and reduce pollution in the UK.

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Cliftonville children’s team wear new logo to support aid for Palestinians

A children’s football team in north Belfast is shining a light on the plight of Palestinian children in Gaza by wearing the logo of MAP – Medical Aid for Palestinians – on their new jerseys.