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Arron Banks 'sticks by' controversial Hillsborough comments

Ukip backer Arron Banks has repeated that he is "sick to death" of hearing about the Hillsborough disaster and said he would "stick by" his controversial comments.

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Cliff-edge Brexit would be insane, says ex-ambassador Sir Ivan Rogers

A "cliff-edge" Brexit with no exit deal would be "insane" and economically damaging for the European Union and Britain, but that does not mean it will not happen, the UK's former ambassador to the EU has said.

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Kensington Palace exhibition to display Diana's fashion history

Dresses and outfits worn by Diana, Princess of Wales have been shipped to London from New York and Chile for a new exhibition.

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PM announces help for small firms hardest hit by business rates revaluation

Help for small businesses hardest hit by the rates revaluation is being put in place, Theresa May has said.

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Immigration income measure does not breach rights legislation - Supreme Court

An immigration income measure which is causing "hardship" for thousands of couples who want to live together in the UK does not breach human rights legislation, the UK's highest court has ruled.

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BBC unveils plans for new dedicated Scottish channel

The BBC is to create a new Scottish channel as part of plans which will see the "biggest single investment" in the corporation north of the border for more than 20 years.

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Helen Bailey murder: Police to probe death of killer's first wife

Detectives are to investigate the sudden death of Ian Stewart's first wife after he was convicted of murdering his fiancee, children's author Helen Bailey.

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Kate displays 'dreadful' pool skills during visit to child mental health unit

The Duchess of Cambridge showed off her "dreadful" pool-playing skills during a light-hearted moment after a morning talking to children and young people with complex mental health needs

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Car found in hunt for killer sprung from jail during hospital visit

Police have found the car used to spring a "highly dangerous" drug dealer out of jail where he was serving life for the savage murder of a rival.

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Blunkett: Labour government acted responsibly over Guantanamo Bay release

Former home secretary David Blunkett said the Labour government "acted responsibly" over the release of a Guantanamo Bay detainee who went on to carry out an Islamic State suicide attack in Iraq.

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Man jailed for live streaming court hearing on Facebook

A man has been jailed for live streaming a court hearing on Facebook.

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UK loses 'fastest growing economy in G7' title despite fourth quarter growth

Britain's economy picked up speed in the final three months of last year, but a downward annual revision has lost the UK its title as the fastest growing country in the G7.

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Lloyds Banking Group posts highest annual profits in decade

Lloyds Banking Group posted its highest annual profits for a decade as it moves on from mis-selling scandals and its mammoth Government bailout in the financial crisis.

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Business groups in warning over 'cliff edge of uncertainty' amid exit from EU

Jobs and investment will be hit if business is left on a "cliff edge of uncertainty" over the UK's exit from the European Union, the Government is being warned.

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Door won't shut on EU migrant workers - David Davis

The UK is not about to "suddenly shut the door" on low-skilled EU migrants, Brexit Secretary David Davis has said.

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South Sudan and Somalia to receive £100 million UK aid packages

South Sudan and Somalia will receive £100 million each in UK aid.

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Children 'not taken seriously' when reporting violent and sexual crimes

Children are not being taken seriously when they report violent and sexual crimes, the Government's victims tsar has warned.

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Labour to place support for manufacturing at the centre of approach to Brexit

Labour has not given the Government a blank cheque on Brexit, shadow chancellor John McDonnell will say.

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Warning over 'limited' plans to tackle child obesity

The Government's plan to tackle childhood obesity is "severely limited", experts have said.

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British IS 'suicide bomber was former Guantanamo Bay detainee'

A British Islamic State fighter who is believed to have carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, according to reports.

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