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Etsy to expand London office as part of international efficiency drive

Etsy is set to expand its London office despite company-wide staff cuts, as the artisan platform looks to centralise much of its international operations in the UK.

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Renationalisation programme won’t be burden on taxpayers, says John McDonnell

A major programme of renationalisation under Labour would “not be a burden” on taxpayers, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.

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Woman taken to hospital after world’s largest aircraft comes loose from moorings

One woman was taken to hospital after the world’s largest aircraft, Airlander 10, came loose from its moorings causing its hull to rip and deflate.

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No third party involved in ‘unexplained’ death of teenager Gaia Pope – police

No one else was involved in the death of teenager Gaia Pope, according to police.

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Theresa May and key Brexit ministers to discuss ‘divorce bill’ offer to EU

Theresa May and key Cabinet ministers who oversee Brexit negotiations are expected to discuss Britain’s offer to the European Union for the so-called “divorce bill” Brussels insists is needed to unlock trade talks.

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Girl, 12, dies after beach buggy and car collide in Northern Ireland

A 12-year-old girl has died after the beach buggy she was in collided with a car in Newry.

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Far-right group’s deputy leader charged with threatening and abusive language

The deputy leader of far-right group Britain First has been charged with using threatening and abusive language at a rally in Belfast.

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Queen and Duke star in new portraits to mark 70th wedding anniversary

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have been pictured in three more photos as part of a series of portraits released to mark their 70th wedding anniversary.

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UK sailor killed when swept overboard on world yacht race ‘popular and sensible’

A British sailor who died after being swept overboard was a popular and sensible man, said Clipper Round The World Yacht Race co-founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.

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Chancellor to face gloomy fiscal outlook in autumn Budget

Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to be confronted by a gloomy fiscal outlook in Wednesday’s Budget as forecasts are expected to unveil a growth downgrade and higher borrowing.

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Captain Mike Green, who has been named by colleagues as the pilot who died alongside his young student when their helicopter collided with a light aircraft in mid-air in Buckinghamshire (Helicopter Services/PA)

Three Britons and Vietnamese man killed in helicopter and plane crash

The victims of a mid-air collision between a helicopter and a plane include three Britons and one Vietnamese national, police believe.

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Man arrested with 53 stolen mobile phones after Royal Blood concert

A 22-year-old man has been arrested after police found him with 53 stolen mobile phones after a Royal Blood gig.

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Replica tank from Spielberg’s War Horse by Cenotaph to mark 100-year-old battle

A replica First World War tank used in Steven Spielberg’s film War Horse took up a prominent position by the Cenotaph, as the Royal Tank Regiment marked the centenary of the Battle of Cambrai.

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Labour condemns Chancellor over ‘no unemployed people’ remark

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been branded “out of touch” after he was forced to clarify his remark that “there are no unemployed people”.

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Q&A: The key questions as Chancellor Philip Hammond prepares to give Budget

The key questions ahead of Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget on Wednesday are answered here:

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In pictures: Prince Charles hails ‘resilience’ of hurricane-battered Dominican people

The Prince of Wales has praised the “resilience” of the people of Dominica as he saw for himself the damage wreaked to the Caribbean island by Hurricane Maria.

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Christmas spending ‘set to fall for the first time since 2012’

Christmas spending is set to fall for the first time since 2012 as Brexit uncertainty and a drop in real wages weigh on UK households, research suggests.

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Series of portraits to mark Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s wedding anniversary

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh smile as they stand side by side in the first of a new series of portraits to mark their 70th wedding anniversary.

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Hammond says Budget will have proposals to help build 300,000 homes annually

There is no silver bullet to solve Britain’s housing crisis but the Budget will contain a range of proposals to help get 300,000 homes built a year, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said.

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Medals including famed Victoria Cross given to ship’s captain to fetch £300,000

One of the most famous and celebrated Victoria Cross medals of the 20th century is estimated to fetch around £300,000 at auction.

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