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An inquest is taking place into the death of Lance Corporal James Brynin

British soldier will not be charged over death of comrade in Afghanistan

Rolf Harris denies the charges

Rolf Harris encounter was 'as degrading as it gets', complainant says

The home of children's author Helen Bailey in Royston, Hertfordshire (Hertfordshire Constabulary/PA)

Fiance pushed for sale of property after author's 'disappearance', court told

Jeremy Hunt's firm Hotcourses been sold to IDP Education for more than £30 million

Jeremy Hunt receives £14m from sale of business amid NHS crisis

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The UK is performing better than had been predicted in the wake of its vote to leave the European Union

IMF changes 2017 growth forecast for UK in upward revision

Frances Cappuccini, 30, died after giving birth by emergency Caesarean section (Family handout/PA)

Hospital failures blamed for mother's death hours after Caesarean birth

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster speaking before an Assembly Plenary Session at Stormont in Belfast

Stormont snap election looms as Sinn Fein sticks by withdrawal from executive

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Flowers on the beach near the Riu Imperial Marhaba hotel in Sousse, Tunisia

Tunisian police 'deliberately stalled arrival at Sousse terror attack scene'

US president-elect Donald Trump plans to meet Prime Minister Theresa May 'right after I get into the White House'

'Great to hear' Donald Trump wants trade deal with UK, Boris Johnson says

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Chris Bryant, joint spokesman for the Committee on Restoration and Renewal of the Palace of Westminster, tours the Houses of Parliament to view the work that needs to be done

Westminster 'should be evacuated to allow multibillion-pound repairs'

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Artist Andy Edwards with Cilla Black's sons Ben, Jack and Robert Willis and artist Emma Rodgers by the statue of the singer at its unveiling outside the Cavern Club in Liverpool

Cilla Black statue unveiled in Liverpool

Fresh figures show that just 18 fines have been issued since they came into force in April 2014 - totalling just £18,000

New employment tribunal fines net just £18,000 of expected £2.8m a year

The analysis claims that in some cases, schools will lose more than 1,000 pounds per pupil

Parents say perfect storm of cost increases and real term cuts threatens schools

Kris Kristofferson's website announced the date

Kris Kristofferson to perform on Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage

Police at the scene of the shooting near St George's Primary School, Penilee, Glasgow

Man injured in targeted gun attack near Glasgow primary school

Singer Adele appeared in Forbes' annual list of young talents in areas including music, film, TV and sport

British stars Adele, James Bay and Stormzy named in Forbes 30 Under 30 list

The pair will be sentenced at Hull Crown Court

Mother who fed drugs to four-year-old daughter to be sentenced

European Union farming subsidies could be replaced by a model to promote sustainable, nutritious British-grown food.

Food vouchers for sustainable UK food 'could replace farmers' EU benefits'

The RAF is continuing to carry out operations in support of ground forces on both fronts

Two million freed from IS rule in 2016, says Sir Michael Fallon

Barry Bennell is charged with eight child sex offences

Former Crewe Alexandra coach Barry Bennell denies child abuse charges

Bill Gates, a known philanthropist who has pledged to give away most of his wealth, is among the eight billionaires topping the rich list

Inequality more shocking than ever, world leaders warned ahead of talks

Cameron Logan, 23, died in the blaze at his family home in Milngavie (Police Scotland/PA)

Man due in court over brother's death in New Year's Day house fire

Channel 4 will air the first television ad live from inside the human body as it shows a colonoscopy

Colonoscopy to air as first live TV ad from inside body in cancer campaign

BT has launched a new service to block nuisance callers

BT launches service to block millions of nuisance calls

Unions have already taken strike action in a row over jobs

London Underground and unions hold talks in bid to avert strikes

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

Public 'lacking trust in Boris Johnson, David Davis and Liam Fox over Brexit'

The drop comes ahead of the Prime Minister's announcement on Tuesday regarding her approach to Brexit negotiations

Pound slumps to three-month low against dollar after 'hard Brexit' reports

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A plastic crocodile toy that was found by an RSPCA officer after reports of a baby crocodile at the side of the road.

Jeepers creatures! RSPCA opens its animal crackers call-out archive

Residents were evacuated after a suspect device was discovered at a block of flats in West Sussex

Man faces explosives charges after Hassocks flats evacuated

More than 50 leading public figures have signed a statement urging people to stand up to Donald Trump

Leading public figures urge people to protest against Donald Trump

Scientists are calling on Theresa May to attempt to persuade Donald Trump to take the threat of climate change seriously

Theresa May urged to convince Donald Trump to take climate change action

The report states that four clubs - Chelsea, Liverpool, Crystal Palace and Bournemouth - are likely to miss the deadline

Premier League clubs criticised in report into disabled access

Thames Valley Police said the pilot, an unidentified man, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash

Pilot dies after light aircraft crashes at nature reserve

JK Rowling has donated to Impress

Press regulator Impress funded by family money, insists Max Mosley

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Terminally ill football mascot Bradley Lowery has moved people around the world

Terminally-ill Sunderland fan, five, chosen as Everton mascot

RCS chairwoman Clare Marx says cancer surgery is no longer protected in the health service and hospitals have been cancelling operations since the beginning of the year

Hospitals cancelling 'unprotected' cancer ops - RCS president

Moscow will be gathering information on the private lives of top government figures such as Boris Johnson, former Europe minister Chris Bryant has said

Kremlin will target top ministers like Boris - Chris Bryant

Jeremy Corbyn appearing on The Andrew Marr Show (BBC/PA)

Corbyn: Key by-elections present 'opportunity' for Labour

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Under the proposals MPs and peers would have to move out while the work - expected to last five to eight years - is carried out

MPs to launch inquiry into planned multi-billion Palace of Westminster overhaul

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The US president-elect said people voted for Brexit because they "want their own identity"

Donald Trump: US-UK trade deal will be done quickly and properly

Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock has a sister, the show revealed in a new twist (BBC/PA)

Andrew Scott: Fans asked me every day whether Moriarty would return to Sherlock

Britain's oldest living Olympian Bill Lucas celebrates his 100th birthday alongside his wife Sheena (centre right) at Belgrave Harriers running club in Wimbledon, London.

Evening whisky key to long-running life, says oldest British Olympian at 100

The Government is backing a recruitment campaign by Southern's owners, Govia Thameslink Railway, believing it will end the reliance on overtime

Southern Railway recruitment campaign branded 'nonsense' by drivers' union

Reports claim a Commons committee is on the verge of summoning the chiefs of Facebook, Twitter and Google for an inquiry into the phenomenon of fake news

Social media heads could face Commons 'fake news' probe

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Vic Reeves has joined up with Purple Ronnie animator Giles Andreae for a series of short animations for the Samaritans' Brew Monday campaign

Vic Reeves supports Samaritans mental health campaign

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Voice UK coaches Sir Tom Jones, Jennifer Hudson, Gavin Rossdale and will.i.am

The Voice UK narrowly beats Let It Shine in ratings

The Food Trainer app bids to curb users' intake of unhealthy food

New brain training app can aid weight loss

The novel is being adapted by Simon Beaufoy

BBC to adapt John le Carre's The Spy Who Came In From The Cold for TV series

The Prince of Wales, centre, with Emily Shuckburgh and Tony Juniper, who have co-authored a Ladybird book on climate change (Penguin/PA Wire)

Charles writes Ladybird book on climate change

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