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Ex-England captain Jimmy Armfield dies aged 82

Former England captain Jimmy Armfield has died after a "long and courageous" battle with cancer, his family has said.

QUIZ: What happened to UKIP's leaders?

UKIP's current crisis could see the party heading for a third leadership contest in three years - and a 10th different permanent leader overall.

Princess Eugenie to marry long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank

Princess Eugenie and long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank are engaged to be married, the Royal Family has announced.

Women avoiding smear tests due to body shame, charity warns

A third of women avoid life-saving smear test appointments because they are embarrassed about their bodies, a charity has warned.

Christmas hangover for Dixons Carphone amid consumer caution

Dixons Carphone has become the latest retailer to reveal a festive sales hangover after it said Boxing Day demand for electrical goods failed to live up to the promise of Black Friday.

Theresa May to launch 'fake news' rapid response team

The Prime Minister is to launch a "fake news" rapid response unit to monitor social media and challenge false stories.

UKIP crisis as top figures quit and tell leader Henry Bolton to go

A series of senior UKIP figures have quit their roles and called on party chief Henry Bolton to resign - but the embattled leader has hinted he "may" fight on.

Lake District zip wire attraction a 'significant hazard'

Controversial plans for a zip wire attraction in a Lake District valley could be scuppered by claims that low-flying fighter pilots would be put at risk if it goes ahead.

UKIP leader Henry Bolton loses no confidence vote after girlfriend row

UKIP's ruling body has passed a unanimous vote of no confidence in party leader Henry Bolton following a row over his 25-year-old girlfriend.

UKIP leader Henry Bolton refuses to quit as party 'cannot afford it'

UKIP boss Henry Bolton has defiantly refused to resign and insisted the party "cannot afford" a third leadership contest in the space of two years.

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Princess Eugenie to marry long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank

Princess Eugenie to marry long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank

Princess Eugenie and long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank are engaged to be married, the Royal Family has announced.

Tesco puts 1,700 jobs at risk in shake-up to 'simplify' operations

Tesco puts 1,700 jobs at risk in shake-up to 'simplify' operations

Tesco has announced plans to "simplify" its operational structures - placing 1,700 roles at risk as it looks to make further savings in the business.

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Police lift cordon in Salisbury city centre

Thursday 18th January, 2018

Officers sealed off Blue Boar Row while they dealt with a 'suspicious package'.

'Police incident' in Salisbury city centre

Thursday 18th January, 2018

Officers sealed off Blue Boar Row while they dealt with a 'suspicious package'.

2018 Local Hero Awards - who are your winners?

Sunday 21st January, 2018

11 worthy winners collected trophies for being the unsung heroes in our community.

SALISBURY INCIDENT: Warning of rush hour travel disruption

Thursday 18th January, 2018

Roads, buses, motorists, all facing a nightmare journey home this afternoon (18th Jan) as a result of 'major incident' in Salisbury city centre.

Investigations into Salisbury 'suspect package' ongoing

Friday 19th January, 2018

Police are still assessing the package found at the city's main post office, but say it's 'no longer a threat'.

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