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Rishi Sunak is in Northern Ireland trying to convince the DUP to back his Brexit deal. Ministers hope the new agreement, which would scrap customs checks on UK goods destined for Northern Ireland, will be signed off early next week. Home Secretary Suella Braverman has demanded an explanation from Lancashire police after the release of private information about missing dog walker Nicola Bulley. The force has been criticised for revealing that the 45-year-old had “significant issues with alcohol” brought on by the menopause before her disappearance three weeks ago. Vivienne Westwood yesterday received a farewell “fit for a Queen (of punk)”, says the Daily Mail, with A-listers donning flamboyant outfits for the fashionista’s funeral. They included Kate Moss in a floral frock, Helena Bonham Carter in the designer’s signature tartan, and Richard E Grant wearing a cocktail hat Westwood gave him in 1994.