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Driver released on bail after car mows down five people

A driver whose vehicle mowed down five people outside a car wash in south London has been released on bail by police.

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Sir John Major urges 'more charm, less cheap rhetoric' in Brexit talks

Former prime minister Sir John Major has called on Theresa May to inject "a little more charm and a lot less cheap rhetoric" into the Brexit negotiations.

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Judge to deliver conclusions at inquest into deaths of Tunisia attack victims

The families of British victims of the Tunisia terror attack are expected to gather on Tuesday to hear the final chapter of the inquest into the deaths of their loved ones.

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British children sent overseas faced 'unacceptable depravity', inquiry told

Vulnerable British children shipped overseas in a controversial migration programme were victims of "unacceptable depravity" including torture, sexual abuse and slavery, an inquiry has heard.

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Writer Jack Monroe claiming damages over Katie Hopkins' war memorial tweet

A writer is claiming damages from controversial newspaper columnist Katie Hopkins over tweets she says caused "serious harm" to her reputation.

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More transparency urged in NHS over pay for agency staff

The NHS in England is spending tens of millions of pounds employing a few hundred agency staff, new figures show.

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Motorists facing hike in insurance premiums after compensation rule change

Millions of motorists are facing increased insurance premiums while the NHS will have to find an extra £1 billion following a change to the formula used to calculate compensation payouts.

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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's sister shares eulogy on social media

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's sister has shared her emotional eulogy after the socialite was laid to rest at a private funeral.

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Serial offender found guilty of raid on Simon Cowell's home

A serial offender has been found guilty of an almost £1 million raid on Simon Cowell's home as the music mogul and his family slept and his security guard used the toilet.

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Firm responsible for counting Oscars votes apologises for best film blunder

The accounting firm responsible for the counting and collation of votes for the Oscars has apologised for its part in the blunder that saw La La Land announced as the winner of best picture instead of Moonlight.

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Jeremy Corbyn insists he is 'very happy' amid warning of 'soft coup' to oust him

Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he is "very happy" and Labour is moving forward, as a key ally warned a "soft coup" was under way against his leadership of the party.

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Theresa May's policy chief's regret over offence caused by anxiety comments

The head of Theresa May's policy unit has said he regrets "any offence" caused by comments in which he appeared to indicate people suffering anxiety were not "really disabled".

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Coroner says stroke death avoidable and time lost as doctors rang hospitals

A woman died from a stroke due to a shortage of intensive care beds after doctors were left trying to "broker a deal" with other hospitals.

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We're running out of things to cut, schools chiefs tell Chancellor

Education spending must be increased to prevent staff cuts because of a "funding crisis", two teaching groups have said.

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'Controlling' man stabbed ex-girlfriend and her new partner to death, court told

A "controlling" man stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her new partner to death outside the shop where they worked, a court heard.

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Government 'must act to avoid catastrophic failure' in NHS

Public "bickering" between Theresa May and the NHS over funding at a time when the health service is facing severe financial problems is an "insult to taxpayers", an influential parliamentary committee has said.

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BBC orders probe after claims TV licence collectors are targeting vulnerable

The BBC has ordered an investigation into TV licence collectors following reports that they are deliberately targeting vulnerable people who have not paid.

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Schools face cuts on pupil spending, the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns

Schools are facing the first real-terms cuts to their funding since the mid-1990s, a leading think tank has said.

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Ministers plan internet strategy 'to make Britain safest place to be online'

Ministers are taking action to tackle "unacceptable" online dangers facing children and young people by developing a new internet safety strategy, the Culture Secretary has announced.

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Small firms facing business rates hike expect hit to profits, survey shows

Most small companies facing hikes in business rates when they are revalued from April expect their profits to fall and are planning to cut investment, a survey suggests.

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