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Jeremy Corbyn would fail to keep UK safe, claims Theresa May

Theresa May has accused Jeremy Corbyn of being "simply not up to the job" of running the country as the pair clashed in the Commons for the final time before the General Election.

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British jihadi killed in RAF drone strike was attack planner for Islamic State

A British jihadi killed in an unprecedented RAF drone strike in Syria was a prolific recruiter and attack planner for Islamic State, a major new report reveals.

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Man admits causing hit-and-run death of four-year-old Violet-Grace Youens

A man has admitted causing the death of a four-year-old girl in a hit-and-run.

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Teenager packed rucksack with ball bearers and set timer on Tube, court hears

A weapons-obsessed teenager wanted to cause carnage in the capital when he planted a homemade bomb on the Tube, a court has heard.

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Newcastle United boss Lee Charnley held in tax probe

Newcastle United boss Lee Charnley has been arrested by officials investigating a suspected income tax and national insurance fraud.

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Soldier found guilty of stalking and murdering ex-girlfriend Alice Ruggles

A soldier has been convicted of stalking his ex-girlfriend, breaking into her flat and cutting her neck open from ear to ear.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to serve as 'strong adviser' on US mission to reach Mars

Buzz Aldrin has said he wants to serve as a "strong adviser" in the mission to reach Mars but admitted he doubts it will happen during Donald Trump's presidency.

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Parents with extremist views 'exploiting right to withdraw pupils from RE'

Parents' rights to withdraw their children from RE lessons are being exploited by some who do not want their children to learn about other faiths, particularly Islam, a senior Church of England official has warned.

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Cameron backs settling £50 billion EU divorce bill before trade talks

David Cameron has said Britain must agree a "divorce bill" with the European Union before trade talks can start as Theresa May prepared for her first face-to-face meeting with the bloc's chief negotiator.

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Vineyard turns heat up with 750 candles to protect grapes from spring frost

Hundreds of candles have been lit to help prevent the grapes at a Hampshire vineyard from succumbing to the unseasonable frost experienced around the country.

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England's 1966 heroes take on dementia in the name of their afflicted teammates

Two of England's World Cup winning squad have spoken of their sadness at the effect dementia has had on three of their former team mates, as they joined a bid to raise funds for research into the disease.

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Arriva Rail North workers to strike in driver-only trains row after talks fail

A 24-hour strike on Arriva Rail North will go ahead on Friday after the failure of talks to resolve a dispute over the role of guards.

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Madeleine hunt police 'pursuing significant line of inquiry' 10 years on

British detectives working on the Madeleine McCann case are still pursuing "critical" leads as the 10th anniversary of her disappearance approaches, a Scotland Yard chief has revealed.

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Conduct of TV licence collectors raises 'concerns' for MPs

Television licence collectors have been attacked for their "poor" performance amid high levels of evasion and plummeting enforcement rates.

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10% fall in people being treated at A&E for violence-related injuries

Serious violence dipped by a 10th in England and Wales last year, but casualties peaked at weekends amid spikes in alcohol-fuelled incidents, according to research.

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Specialists condemned over saturated fat claims

Heart experts have been criticised for claiming it is "plain wrong" to believe that saturated fat clogs up arteries.

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Aid department approved £735m investment without expert advice, MPs say

The aid department approved a £735 million investment into its private finance arm without consulting independent experts in an "echo" of failings it made in funding an airport on a remote island that cannot currently be used, MPs have said.

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Aid department approved £735m investment without expert advice, MPs say

The aid department approved a £735 million investment into its private finance arm without consulting independent experts in an "echo" of failings it made in funding an airport on a remote island that cannot currently be used, MPs have said.

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Government treating Global Goals as 'developing world issue', MPs warn

The Government has failed to set out plans to achieve a series of international goals in the UK, from ending poverty and hunger to tackling climate change, MPs have warned.

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Government borrowing reaches lowest level in nearly ten years

Government borrowing has reached its lowest level in nearly a decade, but the Chancellor has overshot his independent target for shoring up the public finances.

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