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Man arrested over alleged kidnapping of model

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A second man has been arrested by police investigating the alleged kidnapping of a British model.

Govt wants no physical changes to Irish border

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No border posts or physical monitoring should be installed at the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, the Government said as it unveiled plans for one of the most contentious Brexit issues.

UK's new £3bn warship arrives at new home

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Britain's biggest-ever warship has arrived at its base in Portsmouth for the first time.

Length of Big Ben silence to be 'considered'

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Parliamentary officials are going to take soundings over how long Big Ben's bongs should be silenced during renovations.

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NHS compensation soars over birth negligence

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The cost of compensating patients seriously harmed by negligent care in the NHS has become "unsustainable", officials have warned.

May: UK could replace EU peace funding for NI

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Britain will consider replacing some European Union funding for peace projects in Northern Ireland after Brexit, Theresa May has said.

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Walnut Whip without the walnut? Whatever next?

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"Walnut Whip without the walnut? Whatever next?" - one Twitter user exclaimed.

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Employment at record high - but wages still weak

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The UK's jobless rate hit its lowest level since 1975 - but average earnings continued to lag behind inflation in the three months to June, official figures show.

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May criticises Trump's protest response

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Theresa May has criticised Donald Trump for comments he made on Tuesday regarding the Charlottesville protest, saying there is "no equivalence" between fascists and their opponents.

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PM says 'not right' for Big Ben to be silent

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Theresa May has attacked plans for Big Ben to be kept silent for four years while restoration work takes place.

Daniel Craig 'can't wait' to play Bond again

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Daniel Craig has confirmed he will play 007 for the last time in the upcoming film Bond 25.

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Billing errors cost energy customers £102m

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Billing blunders by energy firms cost customers more than £102m last year, figures reveal.

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Manchester 'hero' in court over alleged thefts

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A homeless man who was hailed a hero after the Manchester terror attack has appeared in court charged with stealing from two of the victims.

Eclipse will cause 'greatest ever' tourist influx

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Millions of tourists are expected to take to the roads in the US in the coming days to view a once-in-a-century total solar eclipse.

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Freak dinosaur may be the missing link

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A freak dinosaur with a mixture of different features may have been the missing link between plant eaters and predators, scientists say.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth: A true feat of engineering

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My first introduction to the awe-inspiring power of the Royal Navy's carrier force came aged just 10 years old, on a visit to see HMS Ark Royal R09 in Edinburgh.

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UK plans 'frictionless' Brexit Ireland border

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The Government is set to outline how it hopes to maintain a "frictionless and seamless" border between Northern Ireland and the Republic when the UK leaves the customs union.

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'Terrified' usher stands in for concert soprano

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It is a story that a classical singer could only dream of coming true.

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Charlie charity to 'honour life of little warrior'

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The parents of Charlie Gard have confirmed plans to set up a foundation to help seriously ill children, saying the charity will honour the life of their "little warrior".

Tuesday, Aug 15

Crash cyclist 'shouted' at fatally injured woman

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A cyclist accused of killing a mother of two after crashing into her on a bike got up and began shouting at her as she lay injured in the street, a court has heard.

UK hopes to strike new deals in Brexit transition

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Ministers hope they will be able to negotiate and complete trade deals with other countries during any Brexit transitional period.

Kensington MP accuses Govt of 'running scared'

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Labour MP for Kensington, Emma Dent, has branded the terms of the Grenfell fire inquiry a "complete betrayal" and accused the Government of "running scared".

Fire alert and TWO collisions hit London rush hour

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Commuters in London have been affected by three separate incidents during the morning rush hour - including two collisions and a fire alert.

Monday, Aug 14

Ex-miner who tried to stop Jo Cox murder dies

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The former miner who attempted to prevent MP Jo Cox being murdered by a right-wing extremist has died.

TfL pulls campaign featuring girl in hijab

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Transport for London (TfL) has pulled a road safety campaign featuring a young Muslim girl wearing a hijab following accusations it was "sexualising" a child.

Big Ben's bongs to fall silent for four years

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Big Ben has sounded its familiar bongs for most of the last 157 years. But come next Monday, the famous tower clock will fall silent as a major restoration project gets under way.

Man charged with murder of elderly dog walker

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A 23-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a grandfather who was attacked as he walked his dogs.

Sunday, Aug 13

Armed police officers to get head cameras

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Body-worn video cameras are finally being rolled out to firearms teams - more than three years after the Metropolitan Police agreed to issue armed officers with the devices.

Corbyn: UK should stay out of any N Korea action

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Jeremy Corbyn has urged Theresa May not to "drag" Britain into any US military action against North Korea.

Learner drivers will soon be allowed on motorways

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Learner drivers across England, Wales and Scotland will soon be able to have lessons on motorways.

Hammond and Fox unite over Brexit transition

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Britain will leave the single market and customs union in March 2019, Philip Hammond and Liam Fox have jointly declared.

Saturday, Aug 12

UKIP MEP quits role over anti-Islam candidate

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A senior UKIP MEP has resigned as party whip after an anti-Islam campaigner was cleared to stand in the leadership election.

Man arrested over fatal stabbing of dog walker

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A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of an elderly dog walker.

'Disturbing' rise in kids with Type 2 diabetes

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More than 600 children and young people have been treated for Type 2 diabetes, a condition usually associated with adults over the age of 40, a report has found.

Laser pen attacks: Govt to consider new rules

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An increasing number of laser pen attacks on pilots and train drivers has led the government to look at new measures to tackle rogue use.

Friday, Aug 11

Jogger attack suspect: I was in US at the time

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A man held on suspicion of pushing a woman into the path of a bus while jogging has denied any involvement.

Islamist terror threat 'will remain for decades'

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Islamist terrorism is a "generational problem" that will remain a threat for another 20 or 30 years, according to a former head of MI5.

Tower blocks residents told of collapse risk

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Hundreds of residents have had the gas supply to their high-rise flats cut off after tests found the blocks are at risk of collapsing.

'Unbearable' bin strike could last until Christmas

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The threat of a bin strike continuing until Christmas would be "unbearable", Birmingham residents have told Sky News.