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MP's aide Samuel Armstrong faces Westminster rape trial

Jurors hear the alleged victim was found in distress running through the corridors of Westminster.

UK snow: Travellers struggle as icy conditions persist

Wintry conditions continue to cause delays for travellers as hundreds of schools remain closed.

Rail passengers 'misled' over festive tickets

Customers have been sold tickets for trains that will not run or will be disrupted, a watchdog says.

House prices rise fastest in East Midlands

East Midlands prices rose at the fastest pace in the year to October, while London saw the slowest growth.

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Alabama Senate race: Trump candidate under spotlight as state votes

President Trump's populist brand faces a test as he backs a Republican accused of child abuse.

Akayed Ullah: New York bombing suspect charged

Bangladeshi immigrant Akayed Ullah was wounded when a device strapped to his body exploded.

Charles Jenkins: US soldier who defected to North Korea dies

Charles Jenkins was detained for nearly 40 years and married a Japanese woman in captivity.

Climate change: Trump will bring US back into Paris deal - Macron

But the French leader says he will not agree to a demand that America's terms should be negotiated.