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Jeremy Corbyn would fail to keep UK safe, claims Theresa May

Theresa May has accused Jeremy Corbyn of being "simply not up to the job" of running the country as the pair clashed in the Commons for the final time before the General Election.

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Newcastle United boss Lee Charnley held in tax probe

Newcastle United boss Lee Charnley has been arrested by officials investigating a suspected income tax and national insurance fraud.

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Cameron backs settling £50 billion EU divorce bill before trade talks

David Cameron has said Britain must agree a "divorce bill" with the European Union before trade talks can start as Theresa May prepared for her first face-to-face meeting with the bloc's chief negotiator.

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UK jihadi killed in RAF drone attack revealed as IS planner and recruiter

A British jihadi killed in an unprecedented RAF drone strike in Syria was a prolific recruiter and attack planner for Islamic State, a major new report reveals.

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Vineyard turns heat up with 750 candles to protect grapes from spring frost

Hundreds of candles have been lit to help prevent the grapes at a Hampshire vineyard from succumbing to the unseasonable frost experienced around the country.

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Mortgage price war erupts as Nationwide unveils its lowest ever rates

The mortgage price war has been ramped up further as Britain's biggest building society has unveiled some of its lowest ever rates.

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Parents with extremist views 'exploiting right to withdraw pupils from RE'

Parents' rights to withdraw their children from RE lessons are being exploited by some who do not want their children to learn about other faiths, particularly Islam, a senior Church of England official has warned.

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England's 1966 heroes take on dementia in the name of their afflicted teammates

Two of England's World Cup winning squad have spoken of their sadness at the effect dementia has had on three of their former team mates, as they joined a bid to raise funds for research into the disease.

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Madeleine hunt police 'pursuing significant line of inquiry' 10 years on

British detectives working on the Madeleine McCann case are still pursuing "critical" leads as the 10th anniversary of her disappearance approaches, a Scotland Yard chief has revealed.

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10% fall in people being treated at A&E for violence-related injuries

Serious violence dipped by a 10th in England and Wales last year, but casualties peaked at weekends amid spikes in alcohol-fuelled incidents, according to research.

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Specialists condemned over saturated fat claims

Heart experts have been criticised for claiming it is "plain wrong" to believe that saturated fat clogs up arteries.

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Aid department approved £735m investment without expert advice, MPs say

The aid department approved a £735 million investment into its private finance arm without consulting independent experts in an "echo" of failings it made in funding an airport on a remote island that cannot currently be used, MPs have said.

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'Option to stay in reformed customs union should be part of Brexit negotiations'

The UK could relinquish its right to cut post-Brexit international trade deals if it gets a good withdrawal agreement with the EU, Labour has suggested.

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Aid department approved £735m investment without expert advice, MPs say

The aid department approved a £735 million investment into its private finance arm without consulting independent experts in an "echo" of failings it made in funding an airport on a remote island that cannot currently be used, MPs have said.

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Government treating Global Goals as 'developing world issue', MPs warn

The Government has failed to set out plans to achieve a series of international goals in the UK, from ending poverty and hunger to tackling climate change, MPs have warned.

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Plans for new warships and jets becoming unaffordable, watchdog warns

Plans for new warships, jets and other vital military equipment risk becoming unaffordable because of increased costs and the collapse in the value of sterling, the Commons spending watchdog has warned.

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Artificial womb to keep premature babies alive - but will not replace human body

An "artificial womb" has been developed that could soon be used to keep extremely premature babies alive.

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Government borrowing reaches lowest level in nearly ten years

Government borrowing has reached its lowest level in nearly a decade, but the Chancellor has overshot his independent target for shoring up the public finances.

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'A horrible marker of time' - Madeleine McCann's mother on life ten years on

Madeleine McCann's mother has described the tenth anniversary of her daughter's disappearance as a "horrible marker of time, stolen time".

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Star Wars: Episode IX release date set for May 2019

The third film in the main Star Wars trilogy will arrive in cinemas on May 24 2019, Disney has announced as it revealed a raft of release dates.

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