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Youth arrested in double murder probe after death of man and teenager

Police are investigating a double murder after a teenager and a man died from suspected stab wounds.

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Playwright Alan Bennett: Picture of Donald Trump and Nigel Farage 'nauseating'

Actor and playwright Alan Bennett has admitted that he "loathes" Boris Johnson and finds the friendship between Donald Trump and Nigel Farage "utterly nauseating".

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Councils' £756m parking charges surplus represents 9% rise - study

The surplus produced from council parking operations in England rose by 9% over the past year, according to a new study.

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Cyber threat underestimated despite risks as high as burglary, survey shows

The threats posed by cyber attacks are still greatly underestimated by the majority of Britons, new research from BT claims.

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Strictly Come Dancing's Len Goodman worried show 'might be a mickey take'

Strictly Come Dancing lead judge Len Goodman has admitted that he never thought the popular BBC show would be a success.

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Bake Off fame can create awkward moments, says Nadiya Hussain

The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has said her fame since being on the programme has come back to haunt her at the most awkward of moments.

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Boris Johnson to visit Middle East after Saudi Arabia 'proxy wars' comments

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will face a diplomatically testing tour of the Middle East after accusing British ally Saudi Arabia of being behind "proxy wars".

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Ballots counted in Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election

Votes are being counted in the by-election triggered by the resignation of Conservative MP Stephen Phillips over ''irreconcilable policy differences'' with the Government.

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Lung cancer test may show signs of disease up to five years before scan

A potentially life-saving blood test has been developed that may allow doctors to spot signs of lung cancer up to five years before the disease shows up on traditional scans.

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Social media helping fuel nation of 'deeply unhappy' children, says NSPCC

Social media is helping fuel a nation of "deeply unhappy" children, a charity has warned, as it published new figures showing a rise in self-harm.

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'Highly organised' IS plotting terror attacks on UK from Syria, warns MI6 chief

Britain can never be safe from Syrian terror threats until the brutal civil war is brought to an end, spy chief Alex Younger has said.

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Labour under fire after most MPs back Theresa May's Brexit timetable

Labour has faced an onslaught from all sides after most of its MPs backed Theresa May's plans to trigger the process for quitting the European Union by the end of March on condition the PM reveals her strategy.

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Phil Shiner 'should apologise to Iraq veterans' after admitting misconduct

Controversial human rights lawyer Phil Shiner should apologise to the Iraq War veterans he pursued over war crimes after he admitted a string of misconduct charges, the Defence Secretary has said.

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Immigration inquiry MPs to tour UK and gather views at public meetings

An influential Commons committee is to tour the country as part of a new inquiry on immigration.

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Norovirus cases higher than in last five winters

Levels of the vomiting bug norovirus are now higher than in previous years, figures show.

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Johnson's Saudi Arabia 'proxy wars' comment a personal view, not policy - May

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has been slapped down by Downing Street over his claim that British ally Saudi Arabia has been "playing proxy wars" in the Middle East.

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Queen and duchesses in glittering finery for Diplomatic Corps reception

The Royal Family were dressed to impress as they welcomed more than 1,000 guests to the annual white tie Diplomatic Corps reception at Buckingham Palace.

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Troll gets maximum jail term for harassing MP as judge recalls Jo Cox murder

A "vile" troll who harassed a Labour politician in a string of anti-Jewish rants has been handed the maximum two-year jail sentence to send a message "loud and clear" in the wake of the murder of fellow MP Jo Cox.

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Domestic abuse related to roughly 10% of crimes recorded by police

Around one in 10 crimes recorded by police are linked to domestic abuse, official figures show.

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Control of National Grid gas pipe network sold to overseas consortium

National Grid has agreed to sell a 61% stake in Britain's £13.8 billion gas pipe network to a team of global investors including Chinese and Qatari buyers.

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