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Boris Johnson rules out Northern Ireland-only backstop

THE British prime minister has rejected the idea of using a Northern Ireland-only backstop to solve the Brexit impasse, dismissing the idea during a stage-managed Downing Street event in which he answered questions via social media.

Google searches for 'prorogue' soar in 24 hours

Maeve Connolly
ONLINE searches for the word 'prorogue' have soared since speculation that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would ask Queen Elizabeth to prorogue, or suspend, parliament became fact.

Metal detectorists unearth £5m Norman hoard

Sherna Noah and Craig Simpson, PA
TWO metal detectorists have told of their shock at unearthing a hoard of coins depicting William the Conqueror thought to be worth over £5 million.

Uefa punishes Rangers for 'racist behaviour' of fans

Rangers have been ordered to close a section of Ibrox for their forthcoming match against Legia Warsaw after Uefa ruled some of their fans were guilty of "racist behaviour" - a charge which incorporates sectarian singing.

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