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Liam Fox flies to Washington to prepare for post-Brexit trade deal

Work will begin on preparing the ground for a post-Brexit trade deal with the US when International Trade Secretary Liam Fox flies into Washington.

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State pension age change ‘to cost seven million people £10,000 each’

More than seven million people in their 30s and 40s will lose out by £10,000 each under Government plans to increase the state pension age earlier than planned.

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Education minister Nick Gibb seeks to end homophobic bullying in schools

Education minister Nick Gibb has vowed to stamp out homophobic playground bullying as he opened up about his personal battle to publicly admit his sexuality.

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Royal brothers reveal Diana loved putting them in ‘bizarre costumes’

Diana, Princess of Wales’ love of dressing up her sons in “bizarre” costumes is revealed in a photo published for the first time to mark a landmark documentary about her life.

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IMF downgrades UK growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded its growth forecast for the UK after weaker-than-expected economic performance.

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Charlie Gard’s parents consider options as legal battle continues

Charlie Gard’s parents consider options as legal battle continues

Charlie Gard’s parents are considering their next steps ahead of the latest High Court hearing in a five-month legal battle over whether the terminally-ill baby should be treated by a specialist in America.

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Ryanair warns of Brexit threat to Open Skies as profits soar 55% to £356m

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has posted a jump in first-quarter profits, but again warned that Brexit could cause it to ground flights and cancel holidays unless a deal with the EU is struck.

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Gay men ‘to be allowed to donate blood three months after having sex’

Gay men will be allowed to donate blood three months after having sex instead of a year under equalities reforms announced by the Government.

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Human blood ‘found on Ben Needham’s toy car and sandal’

Human blood has reportedly been found on a toy car and sandal believed to have belonged to toddler Ben Needham, who disappeared on Kos 26 years ago.

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William and Harry reveal regret over last ‘short’ phone call with Diana

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have revealed their last conversation with their mother was a brief phone call on the day she died that now weighs “heavily” on William’s mind.

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BBC boss pledges to value contribution of gender pay gap letter signatories

The Director-General of the BBC said he will “value (the) contribution” of more than 40 senior female presenters and reporters who signed a letter demanding immediate action from him to tackle the gender pay gap.

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Corbyn: I never promised to write off student debt

Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he did not promise to write off student debt as he campaigned for the youth vote in the general election.

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Man arrested ‘over football club security camera voyeurism fears’

A man has been arrested on suspicion of voyeurism after a father was said to have discovered a security camera pointing at his daughter’s bedroom, it has been reported.

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Watchdog to probe death of man after police chase

The police watchdog has launched an investigation after a young black man died in a shop after being chased by police.

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Charlie Gard’s parents return to court as judge considers baby’s future

Charlie Gard’s parents are preparing to return to court for a hearing at which the terminally-ill baby’s future could be decided.

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A hongi? Don’t try that in a Glasgow pub, Boris Johnson jokes

Boris Johnson has joked that a traditional Maori greeting could be misinterpreted as a headbutt during a visit to the South Pacific nation.

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James Brokenshire to discuss Stormont crisis with US officials in Washington

James Brokenshire to discuss Stormont crisis with US officials in Washington

James Brokenshire is travelling to Washington to discuss the political crisis at Stormont with US officials.

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Two men charged in ‘honour killing’ probe

Two men have been charged by police investigating the possible honour killing of a teenager.

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Mothers-to-be ‘eating for two’ could cause health problems, experts warn

Pregnant women who believe in the “eating for two” myth risk harming the health of themselves and their babies, experts have warned.

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Post-Brexit transitional period lasting until 2022 not a huge deal – Liam Fox

The International Trade Secretary has insisted it is “not a huge deal” if transitional arrangements when Britain quits the European Union last up until 2022.

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