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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

Johnson's Saudi Arabia 'proxy wars' comment a personal view, not policy - May

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Labour MP Luciana Berger, centre, told the court in a victim impact statement about the impact of the abuse on her life

Troll gets maximum jail term for harassing MP as judge recalls Jo Cox murder

All Southern services will be halted for three days next week by the strike action

Southern Railway owners lose High Court bid to avert strike action

The norovirus (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention/PA)

Norovirus cases higher than in last five winters

Labour MP Yvette Cooper said immigration is one of the most important issues facing our country and will be central to the Brexit deal

Immigration inquiry MPs to tour UK and gather views at public meetings

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Human rights lawyer Phil Shiner faces being struck off after admitting misconduct allegations

Phil Shiner 'should apologise to Iraq veterans' after admitting misconduct

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Independent MP Michelle Thomson revealed in the Commons that she was raped at 14

MP Michelle Thomson moves House to tears with rape 'survivor' story

Spy chief Alex Younger said the scale of the terror threat is 'unprecedented'

'Highly organised' IS plotting terror attacks on UK from Syria, warns MI6 chief

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Theresa May headed off a potential Tory rebellion in the Commons vote after conceding to set out the direction Brexit negotiations will take

Labour under fire after most MPs back Theresa May's Brexit timetable

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Violence against the person offences were the likeliest to be related to domestic abuse

Domestic abuse related to roughly 10% of crimes recorded by police

Greg Lake (left) with Keith Emerson and Carl Palmer

Rock star Carl Palmer's 'sadness' as ELP bandmate Greg Lake dies at 69

National Grid will return £4 billion to shareholders after the gas pipe network deal

Control of National Grid gas pipe network sold to overseas consortium

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Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley said the last six months have been tough

Sports Direct profits hit by sterling collapse but Ashley still buys jet

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Dale Vince said green gas offers an alternative to fracking

Firm aims to generate 'green gas' at sites planned for fracking

Dan Jarvis said the closure of children's centres was very concerning

Number of Sure Start children's centres closing rises every year since 2010

The knife used to murder Elizabeth Edwards and her 13-year-old daughter Katie (Lincolnshire Police/PA)

Teenagers jailed for life after murders should be named in reports, says judge

McCafferty was arrested in Belfast by the Police Service of Northern Ireland after walking into a police station

Ex-football coach Jim McCafferty to face court on child sex charge

Men who have experienced such circumstances are being invited to complete an online survey anonymously (Picture posed by model)

Men sought for study into 'forced sex' cases

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Kim Kardashian was reported to want a divorce

Divorce not on cards for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, says close friend

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The giraffe, the world's tallest land mammal, has been classed as vulnerable to extinction

Giraffes in danger of extinction as population plunges by up to 40%

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The UK is one of only five countries to commit to a UN target of donating 0.7% of its GDP to foreign aid

Aid department examining contractor spending after figure soars to £1bn

Scientists at the University of Oxford found up to one in 11 cases of psychosis may involve a condition where antibodies attack the brain

Sufferers of psychotic illnesses 'may have treatable immune disorder'

The typical waiting time has increased by just over a week, from 5.5 weeks in April 2012 to 6.6 weeks in April 2016, figures showed

Patients waiting week longer to see consultant than four years ago, experts warn

A report has identified more than 400 claims of police officers abusing their authority for sexual gain over two years

Hundreds of police accused of abusing power for sexual gain, watchdog reveals

SANDWICH, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17:  The Pfizer Pharmaceutical company logo is displayed at Discovery Park, on August 17, 2011 in Sandwich, England. The government has announced today locations for several new "enterprise zones" across the England in

Drug firms fined for overcharging NHS

Paul Hollywood with former The Great British Bake Off colleagues Sue Perkins, Mary Berry and Mel Giedroyc

Great British Bake Off to remain 'exactly the same' after Channel 4 move

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Three members of Osama bin Laden family died in crash at Surrey airport

Bin Laden family killed in private jet travelling 40% too fast, probe concludes

Lynne Sandford with her son Michael

British man 'terrified' over sentencing in Donald Trump gun incident

Junk food advertising is to be banned from non-broadcast media targeted at children under new restrictions

Ban on junk food ads aimed at children extended to online and social media

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Keira Knightley appeared on the Jonathan Ross Show.

Keira Knightley's toddler turned air blue after Trump won election

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Rag'n'Bone Man will be presented with the Critics' Choice Award at the Brit Awards nominations launch event on January 14

Rag'n'Bone Man named winner of Brits' Critics' Choice Award

Gladiator star Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe will face no charges over assault claims, say US prosecutors

Boy George has previously appeared as a coach in the UK version of the show

Boy George to be judge on The Voice Australia

Footage has emerged of the Foreign Secretary lumping Saudi Arabia in with Iran when he raised concerns about "puppeteering" in the Middle East

Saudi Arabia 'playing proxy wars' in Middle East, says Boris Johnson

Instagram has also introduced a 'like' function.

Instagram to allow users to turn off comments on posts

Conservative Charlie Elphicke said the number of high net worth taxpayers had risen yet the tax take had fallen

Taxman accused of 'going after minnows while big fish swim away'

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The watchdog found that 307 payments totalling £184,676 were missing from the Lib Dems' 2015 general election spending return

Watchdog fines Lib Dems £20,000 over undeclared general election payments

Jim McCafferty was arrested in Belfast

Ex-football coach Jim McCafferty to face court on child sex charge

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said war crimes have been committed

Assad and Putin condemned over Aleppo 'humanitarian disaster'

Prime Minister Theresa May on board HMS Ocean in the Port of Manama in Bahrain, where she is on a three-day visit to attend the Gulf Co-operation Council summit

Islamic State's 'days are numbered' as occupying force, says Theresa May

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The Competition and Markets Authority said drug maker Pfizer and distributor Flynn Pharma broke competition law

£84.2m fine for Pfizer after NHS over-charged as price of drug hiked 2,600%

Labour MP Luciana Berger speaks outside the Old Bailey after Joshua Bonehill-Paine was found guilty of harassing her

Luciana Berger in plea to other victims as racist troll convicted of harassment

Union officials will discuss proposals with representatives from Tata plants across the country

Tata makes commitment to jobs and steel production at Port Talbot, union says

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Shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer said that although Labour backed the motion, it will challenge the Government if its Brexit plan is too vague

Labour under fire on all sides after backing Theresa May's Brexit timetable

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Chris Grayling is now Transport Secretary.

Transport Secretary Grayling 'should quit' after leaked letter on suburban rail

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Crowds watch HMS Illustrious being towed out of Portsmouth Harbour

Traditional maritime send off for scrap-bound aircraft carrier Lusty

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Police in Belfast said a former football coach has been arrested in connection with alleged child abuse claims

Former football coach arrested in Belfast over sex abuse claims

British rock band Viola Beach, who were all killed in a car crash in Sweden

Cause of Viola Beach death crash 'will never be known'

This won't be you next April, if you use this cunning method of using your annual leave

REVEALED: How to get 18 days off work next year - but only book 9 days' holiday

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