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Douglas Slade will be sentenced at Bristol Crown Court

Paedophile campaigner to be sentenced for child sex offences

Kayleigh Haywood was raped and murdered in November last year (Leicestershire Police/PA)

Man faces life sentence for rape and murder of Kayleigh Haywood

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry join a military-led vigil at the Thiepval memorial to the Missing

Nation falls silent to honour Somme sacrifice

Tony Blair says Britain must be statesmanlike in negotiating withdrawal from the EU

Tony Blair urges 'nation in peril' to show Brexit statesmanship

Jeremy Corbyn may win a leadership election but his support in the Labour Party is dwindling, according to the YouGov poll

Jeremy Corbyn losing party support - poll

Muirfield golf club captain Henry Fairweather announces the outcome of a membership ballot on the admission of women as members

Royal Troon golf club to vote on admitting female members

Luke Elsworth, 19, was offered a job with easyJet after taking one of the fastest possible routes to becoming qualified (EasyJet/PA)

High-flyer Luke becomes UK's youngest airline pilot

Gareth Bale says Wales are Belgium's 'bogey team'

Wales in history-making bid to reach Euro 2016 semi-final

A charity warned that many over-55s failed to use sun tan lotion

Skin cancer cases soar among 'sun, sea and sangria' generation

Home Secretary Theresa May hopes to succeed David Cameron in Downing Street

Top Tories back leadership favourite Theresa May

MPs said that prostitution laws need to be rewritten

Prostitution laws need to be urgently rewritten, say MPs

A leading watchdog said health workers should never assume a 'do not resuscitate' order is in place when caring for terminally ill children

Medics told never to 'assume' orders not to resuscitate patients are in place

Citizens Advice are warning of a wide range of scams in which people are being conned out of tens of thousands of pounds

Investment scam victims being fleeced an average £20k

John Baker was killed during an attempted robbery in Glasgow

Police make arrest after stabbing death of man, 76

Edinburgh Castle was the scene of a candlelight vigil

Nicola Sturgeon calls for reflection as Scotland marks Somme anniversary

The ozone layer is healing, scientists say

Ozone layer over Antarctica on the mend, scientists say

The new database contains the names of around 16,000 doctors, nurses and other health workers who have received payments or benefits in 2015

30% of health professionals refuse to be named on drug firm payments database

The Queen leaves Westminster Abbey in London after a service to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

Battle of the Somme's legacy 'should be work towards reconciliation'

An aerial view of Gatwick Airport in Sussex

Airport expansion decision deferred until at least October

The court was asked to rule if a woman can use her late daughter's frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild

Woman wins Court of Appeal ruling over dead daughter's frozen eggs

The market continues to bounce back after the Brexit vote

FTSE 100 surges as Carney signals rates cut

Jeremy Corbyn has been urged to resign

Corbyn under fire for 'offensive' comments at anti-Semitism event

Heather Watson has previously spoken of receiving death threats after losing matches

Heather Watson: I looked at Twitter abuse to punish myself after Wimbledon loss

Experts say that on average 200-300 earthquakes are recorded in the UK each year

'Windows rattled' as small earthquake hits Manchester

Wales fans in Paris after they beat Northern Ireland in a Euro 2016 knockout clash

'Exemplary' Wales fans praised ahead of Euro 2016 quarter-final

The BBC has led tributes to Gordon Murray who has died at the age of 95.

Trumptonshire creator Gordon Murray dies aged 95

Police have revealed information about the number of terrorism-related arrests

Record number of women terror suspects arrested

There were 1.1 million hospital admissions in 2014/15 for diseases caused by alcohol or made worse by it

Deaths linked to alcohol on the rise

The show was broadcast on the Queen's 90th birthday

Jokes about Queen's sex life on Radio 4 breached BBC guidelines

The photo shows a vivid aurora, similar to the Northern Lights on Earth, over one of the gas giant's poles (Nasa/PA)

Jupiter 'puts on firework party' before arrival of space probe Juno

Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn in They Died With Their Boots On.

Gone with the Wind actress turns 100

Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has moved to quell fears Brexit could undermine the UK's position as a leader on climate action

Government adopts target for 57% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

The former Kincora Boys home, as a senior ranking MI6 officer rejected any suggestion his organisation had been aware of the abuse

Senior MI6 officer quizzed over note claiming agent aware of Kincora sex abuse

Dame Judi Dench once joked that she would like to have Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's name inked on her bottom

Dame Judi Dench gets tattoo for 81st birthday

Some 57,750 households were accepted as homeless by their local council in the last year, figures show

Homelessness on 'shocking' scale amid surge in households with nowhere to live

MSPs have heard an independent Scotland would probably lose an opt-out on the euro if it became a member of the EU

EU 'transitional holding pen' talks for Scotland under way - former EC adviser

More households were in fuel poverty, according to figures

Number of households in fuel poverty rises to 2.38m

The findings are part of the Institute of Customer Service's response to the Government's consultation on tipping, gratuities and service charges

Britons want transparency on tipping, survey shows

Home Secretary Theresa May launches her Conservative leadership campaign at RUSI in London

Theresa May sets out 'one nation' vision in Tory leadership bid

British YouTube personality Calum McSwiggan posted a picture to Instagram after he was arrested (Calum McSwiggan/PA)

YouTube star Calum McSwiggan charged over West Hollywood assault claim

The cruise line still refuses to admit liability or pay damages to injured passengers taking proceedings in Italy

Costa Concordia survivors embroiled in legal battle must fly back to Italy

The Duchess of Cornwall in the Royal Box

Murray cruises into third round of Wimbledon after straight sets win

Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney

Sterling drops after Bank of England governor hints at interest rate cut

Home Secretary Theresa May launches her Conservative leadership campaign

Top Tories back leadership favourite Theresa May

Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech on Labour's anti-Semitism inquiry findings

Defiant Corbyn clings on as Labour leader

Michael Sandford is accused of trying to grab a policeman's gun in an attempt to kill Donald Trump, pictured

'Trump death bid' Briton charged in US

Idris Elba has been invited to vote for next year's Academy Awards.

Oscars chiefs invite record numbers to vote after diversity row

Despite the criticism, the review found outcomes of care were "broadly comparable" with those of other centres caring for children with congenital heart disease.

Children's heart ward review 'a cover-up and whitewash', say parents

The Government intends to expand motorway capacity by converting hundreds of miles of hard shoulder into permanent lanes

MPs call for motorway expansion plans to be scrapped amid safety concerns


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