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Patients' information left in warehouse for five years

The NHS has mislaid more than half a million pieces of patients' confidential medical correspondence, including treatment plans and cancer test results.

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European Commission likely to block Deutsche Borse merger - LSE

The London Stock Exchange has said its £21 billion merger with Germany's Deutsche Borse is likely to be blocked by the European Commission.

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May 'fears fresh Scottish independence referendum after Brexit triggered'

Theresa May reportedly fears the Scottish government will call another independence referendum around the same time she triggers the formal Brexit process under Article 50 next month.

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'Soft coup' to oust Jeremy Corbyn under way, warns Labour's John McDonnell

A "soft coup" to oust Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader is under way in the party, one of his closest allies has claimed.

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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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Personal injury payouts expected to rise as calculation formula changes

Personal injury payouts are expected to rise sharply under changes to the formula used to calculate compensation sums.

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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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Child sex abuse inquiry to study cases related to child migration schemes

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse will hold its first public hearings into the child migration programmes on Monday morning.

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School in Birmingham partially shuts as travellers defy eviction notice

A school has been forced to partially close after travellers on the car park refused to move on.

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Man to be sentenced over murders of Matalan workers in Cardiff

A man will be sentenced for murdering a couple who were stabbed to death outside the shop where they worked.

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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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Claims MP Lewis registered websites in preparation for Labour leader bid denied

Claims that Clive Lewis registered website addresses in apparent preparation for a Labour leadership bid have been denied by a source close to the MP.

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Smoking should be banned in NHS buildings and grounds - Public Health England

Health chiefs are calling for smoking to be completely banned in all NHS buildings and grounds.

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IS threat to UK as great as the IRA's in the 70s - terror laws watchdog

Islamic State militants pose a threat to Britain as great as the IRA's during its bombing campaign in the 1970s, the new terror laws watchdog has said.

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Jeremy Corbyn promises 'credible' policies in bid to revive Labour's fortunes

Jeremy Corbyn has promised to bring forward "very coherent", "credible" and "solid" policies that will help revive Labour's fortunes following its humiliating Copeland by-election defeat.

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Patrick McLoughlin insists Brexit Bill should go through Lords without changes

Theresa May will not back down in her battle with the House of Lords over Parliament getting a veto on the final Brexit deal despite a Tory rebellion threatening a defeat for the Government, the Conservative Party chairman has said.

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