Freddie Starr told ITV1's This Morning that he has had heart palpitations due to stress caused by allegations that he assaulted a teenager. He added that he was going to hospital later today for a check-up.
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Sir Vince Cable has become the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, after no other nominations were put forward.
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Gordon Brown has said forced child migration schemes that continued until the 1970s amounted to "government-induced trafficking".