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Foreign drivers cost councils millions of pounds every year in unpaid parking fines, the Local Government Association says.
The military wing of the Islamist group insists it is not holding a missing Israel soldier and says he could have died in an Israeli air strike.
How 4ft 5in gymnast Claudia Fragapane won four Commonwealth golds with dynamic, bubbly, street-dance inspired routines.
On a limo-driven VIP pot tour in Colorado
Erin Brockovich is among the leading voices claiming pharmaceutical giant Bayer's Essure sterilisation procedure has injured thousands of women.