The Telegraph News Update

February 19, 2019

The world-famous fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85.

Car giant Honda has confirmed plans to shut its factory in Swindon in 2021 with the loss of 3,500 jobs.

And Bernie Sanders has announced he’ll run for US president in 2020.

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The Telegraph News Update

February 19, 2019

A Tory minister and four Conservative backbenchers appear poised to defect to the new Independent Group.

34 migrants have been rescued from one boat in the Channel in the biggest operation since Christmas. 

And more the half of the UK population has suffered from, or knows someone who has experienced, period poverty. 

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The Telegraph News Update

February 18, 2019

Seven MPs from the Labour Party have resigned.

ISIS bride Shamima Began has said people should feel sympathy for her.

Honda is closing one of its UK bases, putting around 3,000 jobs at risk, MPs are clamping down on social media companies, and the Prince of Wales has said yoga can help the NHS. 

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The Telegraph News Update

February 18, 2019

A cross-party group of influential MPs have demanded Sir Philip Green should be stripped of his knighthood.

Downing Street has insisted that the Brexit withdrawal agreement will be reopened, after a minister suggested changes to the backstop would only be made in a separate document. 

and...new research suggests cigarettes could limit the body's ability to fight skin cancer.

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The Telegraph News Update

February 17, 2019

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has said that EU leaders are threatening their economies by edging the UK toward a no-deal Brexit.

Shamima Begum, the Jihadi bride who fled Britain three years ago, has given birth in Syria, calling on the UK to be sympathetic to her plight.

and...Kew Gardens is joining the battle against international log smuggling

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The Telegraph News Update

February 16, 2019

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The Telegraph News Update

February 15, 2019

As Theresa May suffers another humiliating Commons Brexit defeat, The Telegraph's Camilla Tominey gives us her expert opinion on the current situation at Westminster.

The father of one of the three Bethnal Green schoolgirls who ran away to join Islamic State has told the Telegraph his daughter represents “no threat” to the UK.
 
And cannabis will be used to treat symptoms of dementia in the first major UK trial to test its use.
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The Telegraph News Update

February 14, 2019

Another embarrassing defeat for Theresa May in the Commons.

The security minister has ruled out launching a rescue mission to Syria after an east London schoolgirl declared that she wanted to return to the UK four years after she joined Islamic State.

And the Crown Prosecution Service says the Duke of Edinburgh is to face no further action over his Sandringham car crash.

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The Telegraph News Update

February 14, 2019

As MPs prepare for yet another round of Brexit votes in the Commons, Downing Street has denied that Theresa May is taking no-deal off the table.

Three of the main bodies responsible for children’s mental health are backing the Telegraph's Duty of Care campaign to protect youngsters from online harm.

And on Valentine's Day, a new survey shows care homes can be a hotbed of romance for residents.

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The Telegraph News Update

February 13, 2019

Theresa May has sought to play down reports that she will face MPs with a stark choice between her deal and delaying Brexit just a few days before March 29.

A landmark study by scientists at Oxford University has found that smoking cannabis as a teenager could increase the risk of depression in adulthood by almost 40 per cent.

And to scrape or not to scrape? Where do you stand on the great mouldy jam debate?

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