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Trident submariner who died at base named as Stephen Cashman

A 25-year-old Trident submariner who died in unexplained circumstances at the Faslane naval base on Thursday has been named as engineering technician Stephen Cashman by the Royal Navy. Police Scotland

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Julian Assange can be extradited to US to face espionage charges, court rules

Julian Assange can be extradited to the US, according to the high court, as it overturned a judgment earlier this year and sparked condemnation from press freedom advocates. The decision

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Which would you hug? Voting opens for Britain’s tree of the year

A sycamore tree saved from felling by Nottinghamshire rebels who slept beneath it, and a Monterey cypress growing on a Welsh beach that was also protected by people’s passion for

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Geronimo owner ‘fighting for truth’ after inconclusive tests on alpaca

The owner of Geronimo, the alpaca who was culled because officials believed he had bovine tuberculosis, has launched a fierce attack on the UK government after postmortem tests suggested he

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British big game hunters to be banned from bringing trophies home

Britons who kill endangered animals abroad for fun will not be able to bring their hunting trophies home, the government has announced. The proposed law will prevent big game hunters

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Work on Cambo oilfield paused after Shell withdrawal

Work on the Cambo oilfield off Shetland is being paused, its developers have said, plunging the future of oil exploration in the area into doubt. Shell, which had been planning

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UK students pay 60% more for halls of residence than decade ago

The rent university students pay for halls of residence has risen by 60% over the past decade to reach an average of £7,347, surpassing the reach of the average student

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