Mother tells of her efforts to bring comfort to daughter’s last moments

The mother of Manchester terror attack victim Georgina Callander has spoken of her desperate efforts to bring comfort to the teenager’s final moments.

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Terror threat level reduced as police unravel attacker’s bomb-making methods

The UK’s terror threat level has been reduced as police unravel the bomb-making methods of the Manchester suicide attacker and close in on suspected co-conspirators.

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Obama offers condolences to Manchester bomb victims in talks with Harry

Former US president Barack Obama has offered his condolences to victims of the Manchester terror attack during a meeting with Prince Harry, Kensington Palace said.

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Today on the campaign trail: Tim Farron takes the cake on 47th birthday

From birthday cakes to questionable football skills, here’s a round-up of the day’s election coverage.

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Nicola Sturgeon promises to put young people at centre of SNP manifesto

The SNP manifesto will focus on opportunities and support for young people, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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Radio 1’s Big Weekend holds minute’s silence for Manchester bombing victims

Radio 1’s Big Weekend has held a minute’s silence at the event to remember victims of the Manchester bombing.

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Ukip would hold local referendums on fox hunting: Nuttall

Ukip would put the issue of fox hunting to a referendum if people wanted it, party leader Paul Nuttall has said.

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Political football as Labour vows to make sport ‘for the many, not the few’

Jeremy Corbyn will use FA Cup final day to commit to developing a “flexible football ticket” to help fans travel to matches which are moved for television coverage with minimum disruption.

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Tories criticise Jeremy Corbyn’s record on terror laws

Conservatives have launched a direct onslaught on Jeremy Corbyn’s fitness to be prime minister, as polls suggest Labour is eating deep into Theresa May’s lead as the June 8 General Election approaches.

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BA could face huge compensation bill over stranded passengers

British Airways could be facing huge compensation costs after thousands of passengers were stranded by a global IT crash.

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Polls show Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as vote approaches

A clutch of new General Election polls have shown the Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as the June 8 vote approaches, including one which put Theresa May’s party just six points clear.

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Man whose dogs died in hot car appears in campaign video to prevent other deaths

A man convicted after his three dogs perished in his hot car has appeared in a tearful video as part of an RSPCA campaign to prevent similar deaths.

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IRA bombing campaign was completely wrong because it killed civilians – Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn has condemned the IRA’s bombing campaign after coming under severe pressure to single out the terror group for criticism.

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Jeremy Corbyn: It has to be police, not Army, protecting Britain’s streets

Jeremy Corbyn has said the Army should not have to be deployed on Britain’s streets to respond to the terror threat because there should be enough police officers to protect people.

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George Osborne: May and Corbyn offering ‘retreat from international liberalism’

Theresa May has joined Jeremy Corbyn in offering a “retreat from international liberalism and globalisation”, which marks a sharp shift in direction from David Cameron’s administration, former chancellor George Osborne has said.

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BA says ‘power supply issue’ behind IT failure that grounded flights

Thousands of holidaymakers were stranded after British Airways suffered a global IT crash, grounding scores of planes.

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Shoppers evacuated amid ‘knifeman’ alert at supermarket

A man has been arrested after a major police operation following the evacuation of a supermarket.

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CCTV images of Manchester bomber on night of attack released

Security images of the Manchester bomber on the night he committed mass murder have been released by police.

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Huge security operation under way for Manchester music gig

A huge security operation is under way as the first major event is held in Manchester since the suicide bombing.

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Landlord of Manchester bomber ‘thought he was doing witchcraft’ in rented flat

A flat used by Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was found by its landlord with a stench of chemicals and disabled smoke alarms, a friend said.

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