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Theresa May 'showing contempt for public' with refusal to debate

Labour have accused Theresa May of "going into hiding" as the General Election campaign reaches the end of its second week.

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Britain must sort out EU past before discussing future, warns Tusk

Britain must agree to honour its outstanding financial commitments to the European Union before talks about trade can begin, the president of the European Council has said.

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Banks' customers endure online glitches as cash 'disappears into thin air'

Banking customers with NatWest, RBS, Lloyds and Halifax struggled with online banking glitches on Friday.

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UK economic slowdown in first quarter 'worse than expected'

The UK economy endured a worse-than-expected slowdown in the first three months of the year as the services sector slackened and inflation hit retailers.

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Schoolgirl died after lethal cocktail of ecstasy and cocaine

A schoolgirl who survived liver cancer as a toddler died after taking a lethal cocktail of ecstasy and cocaine, an inquest heard.

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Aircraft and multiple drones in UK's first near miss reported by Airbus A320

The UK's first near-miss between an aircraft and multiple drones has been reported by a passenger jet approaching Heathrow Airport.

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Terror suspect arrested in Whitehall named

A terror suspect arrested in Whitehall on Thursday has been named as Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali.

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Author Michael Morpurgo warns of children left isolated by too much social media

Best-selling author Michael Morpurgo has warned that children are becoming more isolated because of overuse of social media.

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'Major milestone' as RBS banks first quarterly profit since 2015

Royal Bank of Scotland has reported its first quarterly profit since 2015, with chief executive Ross McEwan hailing the results as a "major milestone".

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£18m already paid out by NHS to patients treated by convicted breast surgeon

The NHS has paid out nearly £18 million after settling the cases of more than 250 patients treated by a surgeon convicted of carrying out needless breast operations.

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Theresa May to hold talks with Japanese PM amid North Korea tensions

Theresa May is holding talks with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe as the crisis in North Korea comes before the UN Security Council.

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Insolvencies reach highest level in three years

The number of people going financially insolvent jumped to its highest levels in nearly three years in the first quarter of 2017, official figures show.

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Joseph Fiennes defends axed Michael Jackson portrayal

Joseph Fiennes has defended his axed portrayal of Michael Jackson and still wishes that audiences could see it.

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Cyber jihadi 'part of new and dangerous breed of terrorist'

A cyber jihadi who used a James Bond-style cufflink to conceal his support for Islamic State (IS) is part of a "new and dangerous breed of terrorist", a court heard.

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'Marine A' Alexander Blackman released from prison

Royal Marine Alexander Blackman, who had his sentence for shooting dead an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan reduced, has been released from prison.

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Cancer Drugs Fund 'has not delivered meaningful value to patients or society'

The Cancer Drugs Fund offered little clinical benefit to patients, put people at risk of side-effects and was not good value for money, according to a new study.

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Brexit uncertainty hits morale of NHS staff from EU - MPs

Morale among NHS medics and care workers from the EU has been hit by the uncertainty of Brexit, the Health Select Committee has warned.

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Inmates need decent environment through new law from next government, say MPs

A law to ensure prisons aim to achieve a "decent and fair environment" for inmates should be introduced by the next government, MPs have said.

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UK must be willing to pay if it aims to provide good education - headteachers

If the UK is serious about providing a good education for the nation's children then it must be willing to pay for it, headteachers have warned.

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Thousands of cancer patients 'die in hospital despite wishes'

Thousands of cancer patients every year are dying in hospital against their wishes, a new report says.

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