US president Barack Obama has suggested it is "hard to imagine" that it would be in Britain's interests to leave the European Union.
Mr Obama said the US valued the presence of its close ally at the top table in the EU and he did not believe it would be good for the 28-member bloc for Britain to leave.
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Nearly 38,000 runners will hope to complete Sunday's London Marathon making it the biggest event in its 35-year history.
Rain across central Britain with longer, intense downpours with thunder in places this evening. A lucky few will stay sunny and dry.
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