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Tory MP Carswell defects to UKIPNigel Farage and Douglas 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.


Shelling in Novoazovsk - 27 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.

Rotherham Police signAbuse police face fresh criticism

The police force at the centre of the Rotherham child abuse scandal faces fresh criticism for failing to record crimes against children properly.

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