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Cameron was forced to 'retreat' over EU migrant plan

Prime Minster David Cameron backtracked from a radical plan to cap directly the number of EU migrants entering Britain after an intervention, according to reports

Reports say Cameron was forced to 'retreat' over EU migrant plan. Credit: PA

And it was the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, who warned him she would not tolerate such an incursion into the principle of the free movement of workers, according to the Guardian.

It said that the decision to step back from the harder stance in the PM's speech on immigration on Friday disappointed the Eurosceptic backbenchers, but pleased business leaders.

Scottish leaders to speak at Clutha anniversary service

Among those expected to contribute at a service at Glasgow Cathedral to mark the first anniversary of the Clutha helicopter crash with be

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Bernard Higgins, Assistant Chief Constable of Police Scotland, and Reverend Gordon Armstrong, Chaplain of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Credit: PA

Dr Neil Dignon, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, and several church leaders are also due to speak.

Clarke: We'll retire number 64 shirt to honour Phil Hughes

In an emotional tribute cricket Captain Michael Clarke has said Australia will retire the number 64 shirt to honour the memory of Phil Hughes.

We're going to miss that cheeky grin and that twinkle in his eye. The world lost one of its great blokes this week and we are all poorer for it.

Our promise to Hughesy's family is that we will do everything we can to honour his memory.

Last night, I asked Cricket Australia if Hughesy's one-day, Hughesy's one-day Australia international shirt number, 64, could be retired, to which they agreed.

That means so much.

– Australia Cricket Captain Michael Clarke


Service will mark anniversary of Clutha helicopter crash

One year on, a service will be held at Glasgow Cathedral to mark the first anniversary of the Clutha helicopter crash.

A service will mark anniversary of Clutha helicopter crash. Credit: PA Wire

Ten people lost their lives and many more were injured when the police helicopter, a Eurocopter EC135, crashed on to the roof of the Clutha pub on November 29 last year.

Shops brace for Black Saturday deals after Friday fighting

Asda kicks another day of deals at 8am. Credit: Asda

High Street shops are bracing for another day of chaos with some continuing 'Black Friday' deals and discounts through Saturday and over the weekend.

Supermarket Asda launches a number of deals on products tomorrow morning at 8am, including a TV for £89, as well as discounts on tablets and games consoles.

Shoppers have reported delays in logging on to websites. Credit: Tesco

Meanwhile, shoppers reported delays logging on to websites to chase down deals as online servers buckled under demand.

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