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Caroline Johnson's won the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election - retaining the seat for the Tories but with a reduced majority. ***
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One lane closed and slow traffic due to accident , lorry and a car involved on M60 Anticlockwise between J13 A575 Worsley Brow and J12 M62. Lane one (of four) is closed. Adding to the usual delays. ***
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A five member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali has adjourned the hearing of Panama Case till first week of next month.
During the hearing of the case today, the Chief Justice said there are two days left before his full court reference and then there will be winter vacations for the judges.
Justice Jamali said as he is going to retire, therefore, the bench will be reconstituted to hear the case afresh.
Citing the significance of the case, the bench said it is not going to be an easy judgement.
A Twitter account belonging to controversial Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya has been hacked by a group which published what appeared to be details of his assets, accounts and passwords.
A series of tweets claiming to be from "The Legion" also gave out an London address said to belong to Mr Mallya.
Mr Mallya appears to have regained control of the account and the tweets have been deleted.
The businessman is being investigated in India over alleged money laundering.
Mr Mallya has been in the UK since March this year. India revoked his passport and asked the UK to deport him in May, after an Indian court issued a warrant for his arrest.
South Korea's parliament has voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye over a corruption scandal.
The National Assembly motion passed by 234 votes to 56, meaning some members of Ms Park's ruling Saenuri party voted to impeach her.
Ms Park's authority now passes to Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn.
She has been embroiled in a political scandal that led thousands of Koreans to take to the streets in recent weeks demanding her removal from power.
At the heart of the crisis is the relationship between Ms Park and her close confidante, Choi Soon-sil, who stands accused of using her connections to gain influence and financial benefits.
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, has died at 95.
The ex-Marine and US Senator had been in hospital in Columbus, Ohio, for more than a week and died surrounded by his children and wife of 73 years.
Glenn is best known for circling the earth in 1962 aboard the Friendship 7 space capsule.
His achievement marked the moment the US caught up with the Soviet Union in manned space exploration.
Glenn is expected to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.