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VIDEO: Everything you need to know from Philip Hammond’s Budget

All the key facts from Philip Hammond’s Budget with our video graphics.

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Independent Desborough group claims landslide victory in maiden election

A party created out of frustration at Desborough’s huge tax rise has claimed a landslide victory in its first election.

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Independent Desborough group gearing up for first election

Independent Desborough group gearing up for first election

A political party borne out of frustration over Desborough’s 400 per cent council tax rise will contest its first election this month.

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Cllr Neil Bannister

New leader elected for Harborough District Council

A new leader has been picked for the Harborough district.

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Cllr Blake Pain.

Council leader Blake Pain resigns in shock move at meeting

The Conservative leader of Harborough District Council Blake Pain has announced his resignation in a shock move at tonight’s (Mon) Full Council meeting.

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Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Nearly four million homeowners aged over 55 have plans to downsize, according to a new survey.

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John Dilley

John's real-time WW1 blog: A sobering front page

August 21, 1917...

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Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could act as a ‘gateway’ to cocaine for young people, say scientists.

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GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Sickening footage shows chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws

This sickening footage shows a chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws.

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Cllr Blake Pain, left, after his glider flight.

Harborough District Council leader left flying high

The leader of the district council took to the skies after being invited to take part in a glider flight above Harborough district.

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‘Uneven funding’ row hits Tories

It isn’t just the national Conservative party that is showing signs of strain.

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Government steps in over Harborough war memorial debate

Government steps in over Harborough war memorial debate

The Government - no less - has stepped into the debate over Market Harborough’s historic war memorial.

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Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Just two beers or glasses of wine a day raises the risk of bowel and gullet cancer by more than a fifth, according to new research.

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Neil O'Brien.

New Harborough MP slams ‘broken planning system’

Harborough’s new MP Neil O’Brien has criticised Britain’s ‘broken planning system’ in his first speech in the House of Commons.

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New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents are electing to name their children after politicians - with Corbyn the hottest new baby-naming trend, a study has found.

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PM Theresa May

The biggest myths and misinterpretations following the election last week

General Election 2017: A lot has been said - and not all of it is true.

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WATCH: New MP thanks the Harborough voters

Harborough’s new MP Neil O’Brien said he feels ‘incredibly honoured’ to have won the seat.

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WATCH: Reaction from the count as Neil O’Brien wins the Harborough seat

Conservative Neil O’Brien is the new MP for Harborough, after gaining 52.3 per cent of the votes in the constituency, and a comfortable 12,000-plus majority.

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GENERAL ELECTION LIVE: Tories hold Harborough seat

GENERAL ELECTION LIVE: Tories hold Harborough seat

The Conservative Party have held the Harborough constituency seat in the 2017 general election.

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ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

It’s going to be a long night as the UK goes to the polls for its snap 2017 general election.

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