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    George Osborne sets new career Standard as he moves to edit paper


    George Osborne will officially swap the world of politics for media as he walks into the Evening Standard offices for his first day as...

    George Osborne will officially swap the world of politics for media as he walks into the Evening Standard offices for his first day as editor.

    The Island contestant quits following vote to remove him


    A contestant on The Island who annoyed fellow inhabitants by walking around naked has quit the series after the islanders hatched a plan to get him...

    A contestant on The Island who annoyed fellow inhabitants by walking around naked has quit the series after the islanders hatched a plan to get him out.

    The Katy in red steals Met Gala limelight


    Pop star Katy Perry snatched the limelight early on at the Met Gala by wearing an extravagant red gown fitted with a trailing...

    Pop star Katy Perry snatched the limelight early on at the Met Gala by wearing an extravagant red gown fitted with a trailing veil.

    I hate violence in films, says Hollywood star Javier Bardem


    Hollywood star Javier Bardem has told how he hates Hollywood violence and had to think twice about getting romantically involved with wife Penelope Cruz - because she is so...

    Hollywood star Javier Bardem has told how he hates Hollywood violence and had to think twice about getting romantically involved with wife Penelope Cruz - because she is so feisty.

    Brexit 'distraction' threatens future of UK nuclear industry, MPs warn


    The future of the UK nuclear industry has been put at risk by the Government's failure to consider the "serious ramifications" of its Brexit strategy, MPs have...

    The future of the UK nuclear industry has been put at risk by the Government's failure to consider the "serious ramifications" of its Brexit strategy, MPs have warned.

    Labour pledges to put 10,000 extra police on streets


    Labour is promising to put 10,000 additional police on the streets of England and Wales if it gains power in the General Election on June...

    Labour is promising to put 10,000 additional police on the streets of England and Wales if it gains power in the General Election on June 8.

    Princess Charlotte turns two


    Princess Charlotte is celebrating her second...

    Princess Charlotte is celebrating her second birthday.

    Peers urge UK to reconsider Middle East policy on several fronts


    The UK must fundamentally rethink its approach to the Middle East and potentially distance itself from the United States under the "mercurial and unpredictable" Donald Trump, peers have...

    The UK must fundamentally rethink its approach to the Middle East and potentially distance itself from the United States under the "mercurial and unpredictable" Donald Trump, peers have said.

    Hospital patient telephone calls branded a rip-off


    Worried relatives who call patients in hospital are still being forced to pay "rip off" charges of 50p a minute despite a promised clampdown on the...

    Worried relatives who call patients in hospital are still being forced to pay "rip off" charges of 50p a minute despite a promised clampdown on the issue.