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Theresa May to 'kick out foreign graduates' in new immigration plans

Course graduates would have to return home before applying for visas

Families can be confused when seeking help, says charity YoungMinds

Parents' mental health helpline loses its grant

YoungMinds charity seeks crowdfunding donors to save advice service
Donors giving at least £50,000 can join David Cameron’s Leader’s Group

'Dave's dinners' fund a third of Tory target seats

Critics accuse Prime Minister's controversial rich donors' dining club of buying the election
Gavin Barwell, MP for Central Croydon

Tory MP is told to stop pestering his constituents

Gavin Barwell's campaigns are a 'running joke' and blatant electioneering, says local paper
Funding to local councils will be cut by 14.6 per cent in 2015-16

Local government shake-up: British cities seek to raise own taxes and go it alone

But Derby and Bedford could be among others trampled in the rush
GPs say medical schools are too focused on encouraging specialisms

Britain's GP black holes: The North is running out of family doctors, figures show

Lack of investment, long hours, and the pull of London and the South-east blamed, putting Government's recruitment target in jeopardy
Firefighters have gone on strike over moves to cut their pensions

Minister's pension promise to firefighters challenged

Claims Penny Mordaunt has 'yet to produce any evidence' that she can deliver on guarantee for those unable to find continued work in the fire service
Scotland's former First Minister Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader

Willie Rennie, the leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, accused the former First Minister of deception

The advert said: 'say no to the UK!'

Ukip advert urges voters to 'say no to the UK'

The anti-EU party appeared to u-turn on its political agenda in a local paper Christmas message

In a recent edition of the party’s member magazine, Ukip’s chairman Steve Crowther also issued advice to members thinking of joining Twitter

Ukip warns members not to join Facebook or Twitter

Party is also amending constitution to stop unauthorised use of Ukip logo 

Philip Bradbourn MEP

Conservative MEP Philip Bradbourn dies aged 63 after bowel cancer diagnosis

Friends called him a 'much-loved character' who will be missed

Delays in releasing reports by the independent Chief Inspector of Immigration were attacked as 'unacceptable'

UK's immigration system now in 'intensive care', Theresa May is warned

Home Secretary attacked for 'inexcusable' failure to deport foreign prisoners

Alex Salmond angers Tories over SNP voting hints

Alex Salmond said SNP MPs could stop abstaining on English-only laws

Kevin Lee Light, aka Jesus of Hollywood, pursues Nigel Farage as he leaves the LBC studios yesterday

Ukip grassroots leave in protest at selection of ex-Tories and celebrities

Party spokesman claims any allegations of “fixing” the process are “untrue”

Government 'could have broken UN rules' on the treatment of lawyers in Iraq inquiry

Defence Secretary criticised lawyers in Parliament

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Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history
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Four months after the bombardment, Gaza’s wounds are yet to heal

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From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

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Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
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The man who hunts giants

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The 12 ways of Christmas

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From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

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A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore

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