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Sue Perkins was diagnosed with prolactinoma, a non-cancerous tumour, eight years ago

Sue Perkins reveals she has lived with a brain tumour for eight years

Chris Ling was a suspect in an investigation into abuse allegations at Chetham's School of Music

Ex-music teacher kills himself as US police try to make sex abuse charges arrest

Passengers wait outside for a replacement train at Calais after their service suffered a technical fault during disruption at the French port (Tom Mayes/PA)

Disruption for Eurostar passengers amid reports of migrants on train roofs

Floral tributes are left on a bridge near the A27 at Shoreham in West Sussex, close to the scene of the Shoreham air disaster

Shoreham air disaster inquest to open

Former Coronation Street star Georgia May Foote arriving at the launch of Strictly Come Dancing 2015

Strictly Come Dancing stars sparkle at red carpet launch

Consumer electronic fair IFA, in Berlin, will introduce products that are likely to appear high on wish lists by Christmas (AP)

Sony and Samsung to reveal new phones and smartwatches

Police cars need to be appropriately equipped to engage in hot pursuit of suspects

Lack of police car sirens blamed for missed chances to arrest offenders

David Cameron who has reaffirmed the Government's commitment to opening 500 new free schools over the next five years

Cameron gives green light to 18 new free school projects

The checks will focus on mental health and musculoskeletal problems

Physiotherapy and counselling for NHS staff in drive to cut sickness rates

Jeremy Corbyn deserves the support of Labour members if elected, a senior figure said

Chuka Umunna urges Labour to back Jeremy Corbyn if he is elected leader

David Cameron and Angela Merkel's relationship could be harmed by the refugee crisis, the Prime Minister has been warned

Refugee stance 'could hit David Cameron's EU reform plans'

The health risks of consuming salt have been revealed in new research

High salt intake 'an obesity risk irrespective of calorie count'

Just 44% of people are able to commute to work by either walking or cycling, a study found

Most workers' commute involves motorised transport

A small minority of rogue landlords are making life "unbearable" for tenants, Shelter says

Rogue landlords making life unbearable for tenants, says Shelter

Experts have warned that thousands of people with learning disabilities are being prescribed anti-psychotic drugs despite little evidence that they work

Warning over use of mental illness drugs for challenging behaviour

Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham says the UK should remain part of the EU and Nato

Andy Burnham attacks Labour leadership rival Jeremy Corbyn over 'isolationism'

Idris Elba has been touted by some as the next James Bond

Author Anthony Horowitz sorry for saying Idris Elba unsuited for James Bond role

Google has updated its logo

Google changes logo 'to show when magic is working'

Ben Haenow was mentored by Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell gets over-25s as X Factor judges' duties revealed

Eurostar said trespassers were on the tracks at Calais and Channel tunnel services were suspended

Channel Tunnel rail services suspended as trespassers are on the tracks

Jeremy Corbyn deserves the support of Labour members if elected, a senior figure said

Chuka Umunna urges Labour to back Jeremy Corbyn if he is elected leader

Talks are continuing over the proposed night Tube service

September 8 and 10 London Underground strikes halted for night Tube talks

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Children 'safe and well' as 'Syria-bound' mother detained in Turkey

The Electoral Commission said voters in the EU referendum should be asked: "Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?"

PM accepts electoral watchdog's advice on EU referendum question

David West senior's business empire had run into problems, the court heard

Stabbed nightclub tycoon's son 'had guts to stand up to him'

Paul Burrell was the former butler of Diana, Princess of Wales

Paul Burrell heading for Celebrity Big Brother house

The man is due to appear before Manchester magistrates

Man charged with pianist Natalia Strelchenko's murder

The Brazilian wasp Polybia paulista has cancer-fighting sting venom, research has shown. (PA/Prof Mario Palma/Sao Paulo State University)

Brazilian wasp sting 'could help battle against cancer'

Hillary Clinton was by a senior adviser that a Conservative-Lib Dem coalition would quickly fall apart according to newly released emails

'Inbred' Clegg, 'disingenuous' Hague slated in emails to Clinton

Kevin McEntee and his former wife Pauline while they were on holiday (Department for Work and Pensions/PA)

Benefits cheat 'funded exotic jet-set lifestyle'

Marissa Mayer has led Yahoo for three years

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer expecting twins but plans to 'work throughout'

A legal challenge to the election of Alistair Carmichael is to be broadcast live

Alistair Carmichael election challenge being broadcast live on TV

The link between hunger and desire for exercise may contribute to the "high" experienced by dedicated joggers, say scientists

Appetite for exercise could be fuelled by primitive urge to find food

Joy Beverley, centre, died after reportedly suffering a stroke

Tributes to 'most wonderful' Joy Beverley as singer dies at 91

Lord Janner is accused of 22 child sex abuse charges

Lord Janner trial of facts due to be heard next year

Paige Mitchell became the first woman to be sentenced for revenge porn in the UK

Woman spared jail over 'revenge porn' Facebook pictures

Anthony Ogogo feels awkward compared to Peter Andre

Strictly Come Dancing's Anthony Ogogo feels 'awkward' compared to Peter Andre

The London Mayor said the amount of peers should be halved

Boris Johnson calls for House of Lords 'pruning'

Everton footballer Darron Gibson arrives at Trafford Magistrates' Court in Sale

Everton footballer Darron Gibson sentenced over drink-driving charge

Jeremiah Mathius Thede leaves Antrim Magistrates' Court where he appeared in connection with an alleged air rage incident

Flight diversion to Belfast not my fault, says American in air rage case

The life expectancy of women in the UK has increased from 55 in 1910/1912 to 83 in 2010/12

Life expectancy increases to 79 for men and 83 for women

Yvette Cooper said the failure to offer sanctuary to people trying to escape the "new totalitarianism" of Islamic State was "immoral"

UK should be ready to open doors to Syria refugees, says Yvette Cooper

A man looks at the website of the National Crime Agency

Hackers target National Crime Agency website

Two British journalists have been charged with "working on behalf of a terrorist organisation" in Turkey

Concern as terror charge journalists face months in Turkey jail

A former army colonel lost almost £35,000 to charities and scams, his family said

Regulators vow action after man, 87, 'lost £35,000 due to charity data selling'

Taking statins before surgery could cut the risk of dying or complications after the operation

Statins 'could cut risk of dying after surgery'

Former Rangers chief executive Charles Green is being questioned by police

Former Rangers chief executive Charles Green quizzed by police

There appeared to be scuffles at an event in Glasgow while Ellie Goulding was performing

Ellie Goulding pleads with fans after scuffles at Glasgow gig

Employment in the manufacturing sector fell for the first time in more than two years last month

Manufacturing sector hit by strong pound and worries over China

Paul Gallihawk, 34, who died during a triathlon event in Kent at the weekend (Kent Police/PA)

Donations pass £12,000 for triathlete who died in his first race

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