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Tory MP Carswell switches to UKIPDouglas Carswell

Tory MP Douglas Carswell has defected to the UK Independence Party - and says he will seek re-election in Clacton at a by-election.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko - 26 August'Russian troops deployed' in Ukraine

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko cancels a foreign visit, citing "Russian troop deployments" in Ukraine, as rebels seize a town in the south.

Shaun WrightWright quits Labour but not PCC role

Shaun Wright resigns from the Labour Party but refuses to quit his South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner role following a damning report into child abuse in Rotherham.

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