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Northern Ireland's devolution deadline nears

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Time is running out for Northern Ireland's political parties to reach agreement on the restoration of devolved government at Stormont.

Boy with 'awful injuries' dies at rail depot

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An 11-year-old boy has died after he suffered 'awful' electrical burns at a rail freight depot, police have said.

MP accused of Grenfell blaze 'conspiracy'

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A London MP has been accused of "fuelling conspiracy theories" after he said he had "sympathy" with the suggestion the authorities were covering up the true number of dead within Grenfell Tower in order to prevent civil unrest.

Charlie Gard's parents 'upset' by court decision

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The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a plea from the parents of a terminally ill British baby to intervene in the case.

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Hillsborough families to hear charges decision

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The Crown Prosecution Service is to announce whether individuals and organisations will face criminal charges over the Hillsborough disaster.

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Corbyn to tempt Tories on emergency services pay

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Jeremy Corbyn will challenge the Conservatives to show they are committed to ending "austerity" in the police and fire services by backing a Labour amendment to the Queen's Speech.

Woman spared jail after helping refugee lover to UK

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A former Front National supporter has been spared punishment after helping her lover, an Iranian refugee, cross into Britain.

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New fire panel chair advised against sprinklers

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The panel appointed to "make all public and private buildings safe as quickly as possible" following the Grenfell Tower fire is to be chaired by a former chief fire and rescue officer who advised against retrospective fitting of sprinklers.

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League One club applies to test safe standing

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Shrewsbury Town are aiming to become the first English football club with an all-seater stadium to bring in safe standing.

Sir Vince Cable likely to become Lib Dem leader

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Sir Vince Cable looks likely to become Liberal Democrat leader after all the party's senior MPs ruled themselves out of the race.

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Watch man hit by double decker bus walk away

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A man had a miraculous escape after being run over by a double decker bus - with CCTV cameras capturing him getting straight up and walking to the pub.

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UK to leave single market by March 2019

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The UK will be out of the customs union and single market after March 2019, David Davis has suggested.

Sturgeon puts IndyRef2 off until Brexit 'clearer'

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Nicola Sturgeon has said there will not be another Scottish independence referendum until "the terms of Brexit are clearer".

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Beach-goer 'unnerved' by Camber Sands sea

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A beach-goer has told an inquest there were no warning signs about dangerous sea conditions on the day five young men drowned on a trip to the south coast.

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Finsbury Park: Alleged attacker faces court

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The man accused of carrying out a terror attack in Finsbury Park has appeared in court.

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Double murderer may have been 'more prolific'

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A former detective who investigated Christopher Halliwell has said he fears the killer could have been behind six other murders.

Scotland threatens formal dispute over DUP deal

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The Scottish Government has threatened to invoke formal dispute procedures with the UK Government as the row over the Conservatives' £1.5bn deal with the DUP intensifies.

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Family's grief over 5-year-old Grenfell victim

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The family of five-year-old Grenfell Tower victim Isaac Paulos have said they will forever miss their "kind, energetic, generous little boy".

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Singhsbury's becomes Morrisinghs in legal row

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A convenience store called Singhsbury's has changed its name after being threatened with legal action... to Morrisinghs.

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Police let children use toy guns on firing range

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West Midlands Police has been criticised after it allowed seven and eight-year-old children to use replica guns at a firing range.

Tuesday, Jun 27

May wants 'major national inquiry' after Grenfell

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Theresa May has called for a "major national investigation" into the use of potentially flammable cladding in high-rise towers in the wake of the Grenfell fire.

Man held on suspicion of raping four-year-old

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a four-year-old girl.

Monday, Jun 26

Govt experts reported cladding 'risks' in 2016

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The Government was told last year by its own fire investigators that tower blocks were covered in flammable material - but were also told building regulations were "adequate".

75 high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests

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Seventy-five high-rise blocks across 26 local authorities have failed fire safety tests since the Grenfell Tower disaster.

One dead, four critical after taking MDMA

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One person has died and four others are in a critical condition after taking a form of MDMA at the weekend, police have said.

Clashes over police stop death: Six officers hurt

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Six police officers were injured as protesters lit fires and threw bricks during a march over the death of a man after a traffic stop.

Sunday, Jun 25

We're staying put: Tower block residents defy order

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Two days after their dramatic departure from the tower blocks on north London's Chalcots estate, some of the residents have returned, allowed back to collect vital belongings they did not have time to pack on Friday.

100% fire test failure rate on 60 tower blocks

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Sixty high-rise buildings in 25 local authorities have failed fire cladding safety tests carried out in the wake of the Grenfell blaze, the Government has said.

Mayor: No Russian roulette with fire safety

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London's mayor has backed a decision to evacuate tower blocks, insisting "you can't play Russian roulette with people's safety".

Six hurt as car ploughs in to pedestrians

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Two children are in intensive care after a car hit pedestrians outside a sports centre in Newcastle.

Saturday, Jun 24

Defiant Camden residents ordered to leave flats

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Camden Council has warned residents refusing to leave their unsafe tower blocks they will be forced out if they do not voluntarily evacuate so urgent fire safety work can be carried out.

Cladding on 34 tower blocks fail fire safety test

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All the cladding on high-rise buildings judged to be potentially at risk has failed Government combustability tests, it has emerged.

High-rise fire safety fears: Thousands evacuated

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Thousands of people have been displaced after they were evacuated from their high-rise homes in London with many facing another night of uncertainty over where they will stay.

Grenfell insulation withdrawn by firm

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The insulating product used to clad Grenfell Tower before a disastrous fire will no longer be used on high-rise buildings, the manufacturer has said.

Friday, Jun 23

Fire victims moved from hotel with hours notice

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Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have been thrown out of a west London hotel with just a few hours notice.

Where has unsafe cladding been identified?

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Checks are being carried out on hundreds of buildings across the country, as investigations into the deadly Grenfell Tower fire continue.

Ex-UVF chief admits 200 terror charges

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Former loyalist paramilitary commander Gary Haggarty has pleaded guilty to 200 terrorist offences, including five murders.

Grenfell Tower blaze started in fridge-freezer

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The Grenfell Tower blaze started in a Hotpoint fridge-freezer and the building's insulation and cladding have failed safety tests, according to investigators.