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Jack Merritt

‘Hero’ who tackled London Bridge terrorist a close friend of victim Jack Merritt

Lyra Cole, who is hoping for a Christmas hit

Girl, 6, who had brain tumour as baby bids for Christmas hit single

An engineer works on a train

Hitachi wins £350m Avanti West Coast trains order

Preston station sign

Preston-to-Scotland fares to be capped after CMA probe into Avanti franchise

Jo Swinson

On the campaign trail on Friday

Grace Millane death

Murderer tested ‘most believable’ theory on Grace Millane death during next date

Gareth Thomas and the Duke of Sussex

Former Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas to cycle 500 miles for charity

British newspapers

What the papers say – December 6

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn (Stefan Rousseau/Joe Giddens/PA)

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn to debate less than a week before election

A flag incorporating elements of the Union flag and the EU flag

Pro-EU groups ask Jo Swinson to back ‘Boot Out Boris’ campaign

Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson

Johnson writes to Corbyn over plan to ‘fiddle second Brexit referendum’

The Trafalgar Square Christmas tree is lit up in central London

Trafalgar Square Christmas tree lit after ‘sparse’ spruce jibes

General Election 2019

Swinson urges activists to ‘channel the suffragettes’ in last week of campaign

Major Nicola Wetherill

Major who led record-breaking women across Antarctica hailed by Prince of Wales

A police officer speaking to Maksim Yakubets, 32, from Moscow

‘Most significant’ suspected Russian cyber crime lord faces fraud charges

Met Police carried out dawn raids of nail bars

Five nail bars targeted in human trafficking arrests across south London

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