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Average price of used cars falls amid “negative rhetoric” about diesel

The average price of a used car has fallen for the first time in eight months, fuelled by the “negative rhetoric” surrounding diesel, a new report shows.

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London council threatens restaurant crackdown on food delivery app drivers

A London council is threatening to crack down on restaurants using delivery apps like UberEATS and Deliveroo in order to prevent the city from being “swarmed” with moped drivers.

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Snow covered fields near Parslows Hillcock, Buckinghamshire (Steve Parsons/PA)

In pics: Black ice and white snow covers parts of the UK

Motorists have been warned to take care after the UK was covered with a blanket of snow, which is turning into dangerous ice.

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Time running out for Troubles laws – victims

The window of opportunity is closing to pass new laws addressing the legacy of the Northern Ireland conflict within a year, victims said.

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Only 42 families from the tower have moved in to permanent new homes since the fire on June 14 (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Army of staff working to find homes for Grenfell survivors, says council chief

An army of staff is working around the clock to find new properties for Grenfell Tower survivors, the leader of the local council said, amid criticism that many remained homeless six months on.

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Business leaders have urged both sides in UK-EU negotiations to make progress on a trade deal (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA)

North European business groups urge sides in Brexit talks to quick trade deal

Business groups from across northern Europe have urged both sides in the Brexit talks to agree a trade deal as soon as possible – with the UK staying in the single market and customs union during a transition period.

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A customer uses a bitcoin machine in Piccadilly Circus in London (PA)

Launch of bitcoin futures on CBOE exchange sends price of cryptocurrency higher

Bitcoin prices have climbed after Chicago’s CBOE exchange launched cryptocurrency futures trading, following regulatory approval by US authorities earlier this month.

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Traffic is forced to drive in one lane as snow covers most of the A470 dual carriageway past Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (Ben Birchall/PA)

Travel disruption continues as settled snow turns to treacherous ice

Settled snow has turned to treacherous ice and caused disruption on roads and railways across the country as forecasters warned of freezing temperatures.

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Fire crews are at the scene in Allington Drive, Birstall (PA)

Three injured as gas blast leaves house in ruins

Three people have been hurt after a gas explosion destroyed a house and damaged several others.

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Uber is appealing against Transport for London's refusal to renew its licence

Uber’s appeal against TfL’s decision not to renew licence to be heard in spring

Uber’s appeal against Transport for London’s decision not to renew its licence will be heard in the spring.

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Sir Richard Branson reignites feud with BA boss over £1 million bet

Sir Richard Branson has fanned the flames of a long-running feud with the boss of British Airways, calling on Willie Walsh to settle a “very public and painful” £1 million bet.

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Keith Chegwin (Yui Mok/PA)

Keith Chegwin dies aged 60 after battling lung condition

TV presenter Keith Chegwin has died at the age of 60 following a long illness, his family has said.

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The judge-led probe into the disaster which killed 71 is holding two days of procedural hearings (Victoria Jones/PA)

Grenfell inquiry told hearing all survivors and bereaved could help save lives

Hearing the voices of all Grenfell Tower survivors and bereaved families could help save lives in the future, an inquiry has heard.

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The royal couple will visit two capitals early next year (Chris Jackson/PA)

William and Kate to visit Sweden and Norway early in new year

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to make a four-day official visit to Norway and Sweden in January and February.

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David Davis claimed his words had been "completely twisted" (PA)

UK commitment to soft Irish border more than legally enforceable, says Davis

Britain’s commitment to maintaining a soft Irish border after Brexit is “much more than legally enforceable”, David Davis has said.

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Police respond to a report of an explosion near Times Square (Charles Zoeller/AP)

Injured man arrested after strapped-on device explodes in New York subway

A pipe bomb strapped to a man went off in the New York City subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring the suspect and another person at the height of the morning rush hour, law enforcement officials said.

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A picture of groceries as official inflation figures are released on Tuesday (PA)

Inflation to hold steady for third month on the bounce

Inflation is set to hold steady for the third month in a row, as the rampant rise in the cost of living shows signs of peaking.

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Lord Kerslake, who has resigned as boss of King's College Hospital (PA)

Lord Kerslake urges fundamental review after quitting as chairman of NHS trust

An NHS Trust whose chairman resigned in protest at Government funding has been put into special measures.

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Johnson to update MPs on bid to secure release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Boris Johnson will update MPs on efforts to secure the release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe following his trip to Iran, as Tehran’s foreign ministry asked the country’s judiciary to examine her case on humanitarian grounds.

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Jeremy Corbyn is calling for action from the Prime Minister (David Mirzoeff/PA)

Jeremy Corbyn demands ‘answers’ and ‘action’ over Grenfell Tower tragedy

The Government is “failing” Grenfell Tower survivors by leaving many homeless and without faith in the public inquiry six months on, Labour has warned.

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