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Inequality in some communities getting worse not better, says integration review

The "misogyny and patriarchy" in some communities is widening inequality, the author of a Government-commissioned review has warned.

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New crisis for EU as Italy's PM quits after crushing reforms defeat

The European Union is facing fresh turmoil as Italy's prime minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation after suffering a decisive defeat in his constitutional reform referendum.

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Divorce rates fall to 40-year low in 2014

Divorce rates have plunged to their lowest level in 40 years as couples increasingly live together without being married or choose to tie the knot later in life.

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Government goes to Supreme Court to overturn Brexit ruling

The Government goes to the Supreme Court today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit.

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Theresa May pushes trade deals during Gulf visit

Theresa May is pushing a £30 billion trade deal agenda as she visits the Gulf.

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101-year-old on trial accused of historic child sex offences

A 101-year-old man thought to be the oldest defendant in British legal history is due to go on trial accused of a string of historical sexual offences.

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Michael Coe, associate of hate preacher Anjem Choudary, jailed for 28 months

An associate of hate preacher Anjem Choudary has been jailed for 28 months for knocking a schoolboy unconscious because he cuddled his girlfriend in the street.

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UK services sector at 10-month high despite Brexit uncertainty

Services sector activity jumped to a ten-month high last month as the UK economy showed further signs of resilience in the face of Brexit uncertainty.

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RBS settles three compensation claims over toxic 2008 rights issue

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reached a "final settlement" with three out of the five shareholder groups bringing compensation claims against it in connection with its 2008 rights issue.

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Fresh attack on sugar tax plans as draft legislation possible

The Government's sugar tax plans have come under renewed attack, amid suggestions ministers are preparing to publish draft legislation.

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Number of agency workers 'set to reach 1 million'

The number of agency workers is set to reach one million, according to a new study, which revealed they earn hundreds of pounds less than those in staff jobs.

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Planned infrastructure investment 'set to top £500bn for the first time'

Planned investment in Britain's infrastructure is set to top £500 billion for the first time, the Government has said.

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Yo-yo dieting 'triggers caveman response which can mean weight gain'

Yo-yo dieting triggers a caveman response to famine that leads to inevitable weight gain, research suggests.

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Sharing videos of bullying online to raise awareness is damaging, warns NSPCC

Videos showing young people being bullied should not be shared online because victims are being forced to relive their suffering, a children's charity has warned.

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Theresa May: Gulf states' human rights record shouldn't stop stronger trade

The controversial human rights record of Gulf states should not be a bar to increased post-Brexit trade with them, Theresa May has said ahead of a high-profile visit to the Middle East.

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Theresa May warns Whitehall moles - and the memo is leaked

Theresa May has ordered a crackdown on unauthorised leaks by ministers and civil servants with a warning that culprits will face instant dismissal if they are caught ... a leaked memorandum has revealed.

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Johnson: Plan for UK to pay for access to single market is 'speculation'

Boris Johnson has stoked Cabinet tensions over Brexit after he dismissed the idea the UK could pay "large" amounts into Brussels for continued access to the single market after it had left the European Union.

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Killer drivers could face life sentences under Government crackdown

Dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences for the first time under a new crackdown.

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Prince Harry's visit to Guyana children's home founded by Moonies sect defended

Prince Harry's visit to a Caribbean children's home founded by the religious sect known as the Moonies has been defended by Britain's High Commissioner to Guyana - who described the work of its manager as "amazing".

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NHS England launches trial of PrEP HIV treatment after court ruling

NHS England is launching a trial of the controversial HIV treatment PrEP after losing a Court of Appeal battle over who should fund it.

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