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On board ‘smoke smells’ cause some UK-bound flights to be diverted

A number of flights to UK airports have been diverted after “smoke smells” were reported on board.

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80,000 Monarch holidaymakers returned to the UK in £60m operation (Steve Parsons/PA)

80,000 Monarch holidaymakers returned to the UK in £60m operation

More than 80,000 Monarch holidaymakers have been repatriated to the UK as part of an operation expected to cost around £60million.

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Ireland's Education Minister Richard Bruton has said schools will remain closed (Dave Thompson/PA)

Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland to keep schools shut following storm

All schools across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland are to remain closed on Tuesday as the authorities deal with the aftermath of Storm Ophelia.

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Lidl UK to create 500 jobs at new Peterborough warehouse

Lidl UK has unveiled plans for a new warehouse in Peterborough in a move that will create 500 jobs.

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Fallen tree branches on Watermill Road in Raheny, Dublin (Caroline Quinn/PA)

Ireland counting the cost of damage from Ophelia

Authorities across Ireland are counting the cost of one of the most intense storm systems to hit the country.

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Red sun caused by Storm Ophelia (Neil Pugh - DecisiveImaging/PA)

Storm Ophelia turns sun red over parts of England

A red sun spotted in the sky over parts of England has been caused by Storm Ophelia.

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Waves break on Longships lighthouse off the coast of Lands End, Cornwall, as Hurricane Ophelia hits the UK and Ireland (Ben Birchall/PA)

Homes left without power as Ophelia strikes on 30th anniversary of Great Storm

Scores of homes were without power, schools have been closed, fallen trees blocked roads and bridges were shut after Storm Ophelia hit the UK mainland.

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Police at the scene outside Parsons Green Tube station (Yui Mok/PA)

Man dies in triple stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station

A man has died and two others have been injured in a stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station.

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A woman braces as waves crash on the sea wall at Penzanze, Cornwall (Ben Birchall/PA)

In pictures: Storm Ophelia batters UK and Ireland

Storm Ophelia is battering the UK and Ireland with gusts of up to 80mph.

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City firms ready to pull Brexit trigger unless transition deal is agreed

Financial firms will pull the trigger on “irreversible” Brexit job relocations in the new year unless the Conservatives agree a transition deal imminently, a City lobby group has warned.

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A Vauxhall Astra parked outside the Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire (Peter Byrne/PA)

Government vows to ‘do all it can’ over Vauxhall job cuts

Plans to cut 400 jobs at Vauxhall are “particularly disappointing”, a Business Minister has said, as she told MPs she had spoken to a union chief and the UK head of the car giant.

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Jean-Claude Juncker embraces Theresa May (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Brexit talks should ‘accelerate’ in coming months, says May and Juncker

Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have said efforts to find an agreement in the Brexit talks should “accelerate” in the coming months.

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Around 80 people died in the Grenfell Tower blaze on June 14 (Rick Findler/PA)

Miliband: We must uncover the truth about Grenfell tragedy

Former Labour leader Ed Miliband called on Britain to ensure the lessons following the Grenfell Tower fire are learned, saying “it’s part of everyone’s job”.

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Prince Harry attends a reception at the annual WellChild Awards (Yui Mok/PA)

I’ve never eaten a Doner kebab, Harry tells ‘cheeky’ awards boy

Prince Harry claimed to have never eaten a Doner kebab when he was questioned about his eating habits by a nine-year-old boy.

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Waves break around the church in the harbour at Porthleven, Cornwall (Ben Birchall/PA)

Killer Storm Ophelia expected to bring further disruption to UK

Storm Ophelia is expected to cause further disruption after three people died in hurricane-force winds and hundreds of thousands were left without power.

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Falder will be sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court in December (David Jones/PA)

Cambridge graduate admits 137 online abuse charges including child exploitation

A Cambridge University graduate has pleaded guilty to 137 offences – including blackmailing victims into sending him severe abuse images of themselves and sharing them on the dark web.

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Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approaches

Flights and ferries have been cancelled in parts of Scotland as Storm Ophelia approaches.

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Picture of petrol pump as inflation looks set to hit a five-year high

Inflation on track for five-year high as household squeeze intensifies

Inflation looks set to leap to a five-year high on Tuesday as households face a triple-whammy hit from rising airfares, fuel and electricity prices.

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Tracing Ophelia's collision course with Ireland and the UK (AP)

Tracing Ophelia’s collision course with Ireland and the UK

Ophelia – the storm expected to bring 80mph winds to Britain and Ireland on Monday – was first tracked nearly 900 miles off the coast of the Azores on October 9.

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Lloyds shareholders take former executives to court over HBOS acquisition

Shareholders are gearing up for a long-awaited trial this week as they seek £600 million in damages from Lloyds Banking Group and five former executives over claims they were misled during the acquisition of HBOS.

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