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Labour 'must back second Brexit referendum', says Tom Watson

Labour 'must back second Brexit referendum', says Tom Watson

The Labour Party must back a second referendum on Brexit in order to defeat Nigel Farage's "backward-looking brand of politics", Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has said. 
Royal Easter: Queen celebrates 93rd birthday today

Royal Easter: Queen celebrates 93rd birthday today

The Queen is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday.
These are the easiest passwords to hack - is yours one of them?

These are the easiest passwords to hack - is yours one of them?

The most common passwords have been revealed, as a survey shows many British internet users do not know the best way to protect themselves from cyber crime.
May and Corbyn highlight persecution of Christians and refugee crisis in Easter messages

May and Corbyn highlight persecution of Christians and refugee crisis in Easter messages

The prime minister has used her Easter message to highlight the "danger" facing Christians, while Jeremy Corbyn focused on the refugee crisis.
Prisons using tech to trace illegal mobiles to precise cells

Prisons using tech to trace illegal mobiles to precise cells

Prison staff are using specialist detection equipment to pinpoint where inmates are using illegal mobile phones down to the precise cell, the Ministry of Justice has said.
Digital Easter: Church service to be streamed on Facebook

Digital Easter: Church service to be streamed on Facebook

The Church of England says it is on target to train nearly 2,000 church teams with digital skills - including streaming services live on Facebook - in a bid to boost congregation numbers.
Ilkley Moor fire: 'Intense' blaze breaks out on West Yorkshire moorland

Ilkley Moor fire: 'Intense' blaze breaks out on West Yorkshire moorland

Firefighters have been tackling a large blaze emitting "intense heat" on Ilkley Moor in West Yorkshire.
12,000 pieces of official govt advice added to Alexa and Google Home

12,000 pieces of official govt advice added to Alexa and Google Home

Information on public services - from renewing a passport to the state pension - can now be accessed through voice-activated smart speakers and virtual assistants such as Amazon Alexa and Google Home.
Derbyshire Tories boycott EU elections as Farage's party poses threat

Derbyshire Tories boycott EU elections as Farage's party poses threat

Conservative councillors in Derbyshire have voted to go on "strike" and not help candidates campaign in the upcoming European elections, in an extraordinary show of local defiance to the national party.
Crossbow attack on pensioner: Gerald Corrigan's family baffled over motive

Crossbow attack on pensioner: Gerald Corrigan's family baffled over motive

The family of a pensioner shot with a crossbow and now fighting for his life say they cannot think of anybody who would want to harm him.
Footballers backing #Enough anti-racism campaign suffer more racist abuse

Footballers backing #Enough anti-racism campaign suffer more racist abuse

Footballers who boycotted social media for 24 hours in a protest against racism have received further abuse online for taking part in the campaign.
Extinction Rebellion: Met chief condemns 'miserable disruption' caused by protests

Extinction Rebellion: Met chief condemns 'miserable disruption' caused by protests

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has condemned the "miserable disruption" inflicted on Londoners by Extinction Rebellion - telling demonstrators to protest lawfully or go home.
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