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David Davis: UK will have left customs union and single market by March 2019

The UK will be out of the EU customs union and single market by March 2019, David Davis said.

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Parents mistakenly think sun tan ‘glow’ is sign of good health, poll finds

Almost four out of 10 parents mistakenly believe that a sun tan is a sign of good health, research suggests.

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PM defends £1bn DUP deal amid Labour claims it will ‘increase division’

Theresa May has defended her £1 billion deal with the Democratic Unionist Party amid Labour claims it will see most of the UK miss out on billions in additional funding for infrastructure and public services.

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Man loses challenge over sentence for murdering EastEnders actress and children

The partner of former EastEnders star Sian Blake has lost a challenge against his “whole-life” jail sentence for murdering her and their two young children.

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Banks told to put aside another £11.4bn amid lending crackdown

The Bank of England has told banks they must put aside another £11.4 billion over the next 18 months amid a lending crackdown, as it warned the economy faces a “wide range” of risks.

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Second independence vote being postponed, Nicola Sturgeon tells MSPs

Nicola Sturgeon confirmed a second vote on Scottish independence is being postponed as she announced a “reset” of the timetable set out for another referendum.

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Mascot Bradley Lowery’s mother says stop contacting her to ask if he has died

The mother of terminally-ill football mascot Bradley Lowery has asked people to stop contacting her on social media to see if he has died.

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Advertising giant WPP among firms affected by worldwide cyber attack

Advertising giant WPP said the firm had been hit by a “suspected cyber attack” amid reports hackers had caused widespread disruption to companies across the globe.

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Grenfell probe: PM says major national inquiry required to examine cladding use

A “major national investigation” must take place into the decades-long use of potentially flammable cladding on high-rise towers across the country, Prime Minister Theresa May has said.

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Man hit by bus as he crosses road – before walking away with bruises

A pedestrian appeared to have a lucky escape after being struck down by an out-of-control bus as he crossed the road.

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MoD didn’t support Rigby family – murdered soldier’s mother

The mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby has criticised the Ministry of Defence, saying it failed to support her family.

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Paolo Nutini drove car after ordering vodka in bar, court told

Singer Paolo Nutini was seen behind the wheel of a Mini after ordering vodka in a bar, a court has heard.

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Crunch talks held at Stormont as parties bid to thrash out powersharing deal

Round-table all-party talks aimed at resurrecting political powersharing have been held at Stormont.

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Mayor launches London knife crime crackdown after wave of fatal stabbings

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a major crackdown on the “scourge of knife crime” in the capital after three fatal stabbings were reported within hours of each other.

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Charles meets Grenfell Tower survivors and hails ‘fantastic’ volunteers

The Prince of Wales praised volunteers for their “fantastic” work as he visited a relief centre helping survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire.

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Finsbury Park terror attack suspect appears in court

A 47-year-old man has appeared in court accused of murder and attempted murder over the Finsbury Park terror attack.

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Steep fall in high-rise fires in seven years before Grenfell Tower blaze

The number of fires in high-rise purpose-built flats fell by almost half in the years leading up to the Grenfell Tower disaster, new figures show.

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Mislaying of 700,000 medical letters ‘totally unacceptable’ says Jeremy Hunt

A major blunder which saw more than 700,000 confidential patient letters mislaid was “totally unacceptable” and should never have been allowed to happen, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

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ONS figures reveal worrying poverty rates in UK

Almost one in three Britons has spent time in poverty in recent years, according to new statistics.

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Warship not vulnerable to cyber attack, Defence Secretary insists

Britain’s most powerful warship is not vulnerable to a cyber attack, the Defence Secretary has insisted, after fears were raised about its software.

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