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Ice warning as UK reels from five-day freeze

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The UK is facing another freezing night after a week that saw temperatures plummet lower than those in Moscow and Oslo.

Grenfell could happen again - London fire chief

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London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton has said she can't be sure a disaster like the Grenfell Tower blaze "wouldn't happen again".

Appeal as woman 'left for dead' by four vehicles

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Police are appealing for witnesses over the death of a woman hit by four vehicles - none of which stopped.

Triple death house fire was 'targeted' attack

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Police investigating a house fire that killed three children in Salford believe the attack was targeted.

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Tyson Fury free to resume his boxing career

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Tyson Fury is free to resume his career, subject to regaining his boxing licence, after accepting a backdated two-year ban from UK Anti-Doping.

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Ryanair pilots to strike ahead of Christmas

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Around half of Ryanair pilots based in Ireland are due to strike days before Christmas in a long-running dispute over workers' rights.

MP's aide accused of rape in boss's office

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A Conservative MP's chief of staff raped a woman in his boss's office after calling her a "b****" when she rebuffed his advances, a court has been told.

Man makes igloo with washing up bowl and snow

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A man who built an igloo in his girlfriend's back garden in Worcestershire says he would like to take tips from "real eskimos" to improve his skills.

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Trump 'misinterpreted' during Britain First row

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A diplomatic row over Donald Trump's Britain First retweets is threatening to break out again after a top US diplomat claimed the President was "misinterpreted".

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Netflix accused of spying after 'creepy' tweet

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Video-streaming service Netflix has been accused of spying on its users after tweeting a "creepy" joke regarding their viewing habits.

No deal: Lloyds rejects Edmonds' £10m proposal

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Noel Edmonds proposed settling a legal claim against Lloyds Banking Group for a small fraction of the £300m he originally sought in relation to a fraud involving Britain's biggest high street lender.

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Did meteorite fragments land in a town in Dorset?

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A hunt is on for missing fragments of a meteorite that lit up the sky across southern England as it fell to Earth.

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Air fares help inflation reach near six-year high

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The rate of inflation rose to a near six-year high of 3.1% in November - led by a hike in the cost of air travel and computer games.

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Not fare: Firms sell tickets for trains that will not run

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Rail companies are allowing passengers to buy tickets for services that will not be running over the Christmas break, according to new research.

UK colder than Moscow as temperatures plummet

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The UK has shivered through the coldest night of the year so far, with temperatures plunging as low as -13C.

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PM: Foreign aid cash to tackle plastic pollution

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The Prime Minister has confirmed the Government will look at using foreign aid cash to help tackle plastic pollution clogging up the world's oceans.

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A third of girls sexually harassed in school

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Sexual harassment of girls is widespread in mixed schools according to new research from the National Education Union.

End 'fatal reluctance' to discuss organ donation

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Families have been urged to confront a "fatal reluctance" to discuss organ donation as the Government launches a consultation on a new system that will presume consent on the part of potential donors.

'We're so glad we donated our daughter's organs'

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Would you allow your child's organs to be donated after their death, even when the grief remains raw? Sophy Layzell did.

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Tougher animal cruelty laws after sentience row

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Michael Gove is attempting to repair the Government's relations with animal welfare campaigners by unveiling much longer jail terms for cruelty.

Monday, Dec 11

Woman killed by four vehicles - none of them stop

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A woman has died after being hit by two lorries and two cars – none of which stopped at the scene.

Five arrested after fatal house fire

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Four people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after three children died in a house fire in Salford.

TV presenter Keith Chegwin dies aged 60

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TV presenter Keith 'Cheggers' Chegwin has died aged 60 after a "long battle" with a progressive lung condition.

Manhunt after three children die in house fire

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Police have begun a murder inquiry after three children died in a suspected arson attack on a house in Salford.

Sunday, Dec 10

First stage of Grenfell Tower inquiry to begin

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The first stage of the Grenfell Tower public inquiry will begin on Monday which will provide information about its intended time-frame and structure.

Travel warnings in force as snow shuts schools

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Motorists have been warned to take extra care as treacherous driving conditions are expected to hit the UK in the morning - dubbed "Black Ice Monday".

Publicist Max Clifford dies after prison collapse

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Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died in hospital after collapsing in prison, the Ministry of Justice has said.

Grooming gang convictions '84% Asian'

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British-Pakistani researchers have found that 84% of all people convicted since 2005 for the specific crime of gang grooming were Asian.

Saturday, Dec 9

Acid attack victim: It's destroyed my life

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A man who says his life has been destroyed by an horrific acid attack has called for better mental health support for victims.

Snow and ice to add to travel disruption

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Freezing temperatures are expected to continue across swathes of the UK after snow dumps caused schools to close and left thousands of homes without power.

UK public 'in control' of Brexit deal, says Gove

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One of the Cabinet's leading Brexiteers, Michael Gove, has said the British public will be given their say on Theresa May’s Brexit deal at the next election.

Johnson to fight for Nazanin's release in Iran

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Boris Johnson lands in Tehran later for his first visit to the Iranian capital hoping to make progress towards securing the release of jailed British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

Friday, Dec 8

Manchester bomber's sniper friend sentenced

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A close friend of the Manchester bomber found guilty of being an Islamic State sniper has been jailed for 10 years.

Brexit breakfast ends with divorce deal for PM

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The Prime Minister has secured a deal with the EU to push Brexit negotiations to their next phase following an all-night diplomatic scramble.

Snow warnings as UK temperatures hit -5C

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Northern Ireland, Scotland and northern parts of England and much of Wales have been blanketed in snow by Storm Caroline.

Fake pants worth £1.5m seized in Xmas crackdown

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Fake goods worth millions of pounds, including over 80,000 pairs of Calvin Klein pants, have been found at ports around the UK in the run-up to Christmas.

Thursday, Dec 7

UK among world's worst for acid attacks

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The UK has one of the worst levels of recorded acid attacks in the world, police have revealed.

Manchester bomber friend guilty of being IS sniper

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A close friend of the Manchester bomber has been found guilty of being an Islamic State sniper after he was identified in official IS documents obtained by Sky News.

UK set for 'significant' snow as Caroline hits

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Scotland and Northern Ireland are set for "significant accumulations" of snow as the disruption promised by Storm Caroline begins.

'Severe pressure' on NHS may put patients at risk

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Patients may be at risk from a shortage of beds, staff and money that threatens to undermine the most extensive preparation ever undertaken by the NHS, hospital trusts have warned.