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Elections watchdog to publish spending by EU referendum campaign groups

Details of spending by the main campaign groups in last year's EU referendum are being published by the official elections watchdog.

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'Shifting goalposts' on PIP will hit 160,000 disabled people - Labour

Around 160,000 disabled people will be stripped of benefits entitlements after the Government shifted the goalposts to deal with legal rulings, according to Labour.

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Two held in connection with escape of murderer Shaun Walmsley

Police investigating the escape of a murderer from custody have arrested two people on suspicion of assisting an offender.

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Jeremy Corbyn pushing for guarantee for EU nationals in UK post-Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn will step up pressure on Theresa May to guarantee the status of EU nationals in the UK after Brexit amid growing confidence in Labour they can force a Government concession on the issue.

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Man who shot toddler in head with air gun due to be sentenced

A man who shot an 18-month-old boy in the head with an air gun is to be sentenced today for grievous bodily harm.

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Towie star's boyfriend to be sentenced for dirty money stash

The boyfriend of Towie star Cara Kilbey will be sentenced later for having a stash of dirty money in his daughter's bedroom after being cleared of heading up a multimillion-pound drug dealing empire.

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Thug facing years in jail for killing banker with a single punch

A jobless thug is facing years in jail for killing former Queen's banker Oliver Dearlove with a single punch.

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New home-buyers could need £23,000 to get onto property ladder

People aspiring to get on the property ladder across England and Wales could find themselves needing more than £23,000 for a deposit and moving costs, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) data.

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Pressure from parents seeing children misdiagnosed with special needs

Children are being misdiagnosed with special educational needs due to pressure from pushy parents, according to a poll.

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Soaring energy bills a result of government intervention, report finds

Electricity prices have soared because of constant intervention in the energy sector by successive governments, a Parliamentary report has found.

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Man, 23, detained over 'murder' of pensioner last year

A man has been detained by police investigating the alleged murder of a pensioner in Aberdeenshire almost a year ago.

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Government warned over price intervention as Centrica reports profits rise

British Gas owner Centrica has fuelled further controversy over energy prices after reporting another rise in profits, while boss Iain Conn warned against Government intervention in the sector.

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Net long-term migration to UK reaches two-year low of 273,000

Net long-term migration to the UK has fallen to its lowest level in more than two years after a jump in numbers of eastern Europeans leaving the country, figures have revealed.

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Tunisia deaths could have been prevented but for 'gross neglect' inquest told

The deaths of 30 Britons in the Tunisia terrorist attack could have been prevented had there not been "gross neglect" by the travel companies they depended upon, an inquest has been told.

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Unions and Government in bid to secure British jobs in proposed Peugeot takeover

Unions and the Government are ramping up efforts to secure thousands of British jobs after Peugeot pointed to "speedy" cost savings as part of its potential takeover of Vauxhall and Opel.

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May and Australian PM compare notes on contacts with Trump

Theresa May and her Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull have compared notes on their contacts with US President Donald Trump since his inauguration last month.

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Great Repeal Bill must not be rushed through Parliament, says committee

Legislation to allow Britain to choose which bits of European Union law it keeps after Brexit must not be rushed through Parliament like the Bill to authorise Theresa May to trigger exit negotiations, a parliamentary committee has said.

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BAE Systems hails Trump defence spending pledge as profits rise to £1.9bn

BAE Systems has reported rising full-year profits and the defence giant expects the election of Donald Trump to further boost its performance in 2017.

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Driver sought after British couple seriously hurt in France crash

A young British couple are in a serious condition in hospital after they were hit by a car in France.

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Banks report strongest mortgage lending figure since 2008

Banks and building societies have reported their strongest January mortgage lending figure since 2008 amid signs that the market is holding up "pretty well".

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