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Grenfell Tower: Inquiry opens with tribute to stillborn baby

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A father, who fled the blaze with his family, has spoken of his grief at losing his unborn son.

Great Northern, Southern, Thameslink and Northern trains cancelled and delayed

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Disruption for passengers as two train operators make wholesale changes to their services.

Jailed British-Iranian faces new charge

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is charged in Iran with spreading propaganda, campaigners say.

Plymouth Half Marathon: Car driven into path of runners

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The driver's actions have been described as "disgusting" and "very silly" on social media.

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Boy, 8, finds shotgun on waste ground in Bootle


Police say there could have been an "absolute tragedy" after the weapon was discovered by the child.


Ryanair reports soaring profits but warns of headwinds

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The Irish airline reports a 10% rise in annual profits but warns that costs are set to rise.

Two arrested over German backpacker murder

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Inga Maria Hauser's body was found in a forest two weeks after she went missing in County Antrim.


Arthur's Seat blaze amid wildfire warning


About 30 firefighters tackled the large grass fire near the summit of the Edinburgh landmark.


UK airports with worst departing flight delays revealed


Data from the UK's 25 busiest airports shows planes took off 15 minutes late on average last year.


UK turns blind eye to dirty Russian money, say MPs

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The City is being used as "a base for the corrupt assets" of President Putin's allies, MPs claim.

Banking by mobile app 'to overtake online by 2019'

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The growth in banking via smartphone apps puts more branches at risk of closure, forecasts suggest.

UK's clean car goal 'not ambitious enough'

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An industry expert says petrol and diesel cars should be banned by 2030 or 2035, not 2040.


Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say

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Smart technologies can sift through data to help the NHS spot diseases quicker, the PM is to say.


Royal wedding 2018: Bouquet laid on tomb of unknown warrior

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Meghan follows the royal bridal tradition started by the Queen Mother in 1923.

WW2 German sea mine washes up near Bognor Regis

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Bomb disposal teams deal with a 1,000kg World War Two sea mine washed up off Sussex.


Royal wedding 2018: Couple leave Windsor after wedding

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Details of Prince Harry and Meghan's honeymoon have yet to be confirmed.


Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink trains cancelled

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Govia Thameslink Railway blames "logistical reasons" for disruption on its services.


Chelsea owner Abramovich faces UK visa 'delay'

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A source close to the Chelsea owner says the renewal process is taking "a little longer than usual".

Royal wedding 2018: Royal Family thanks public

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Meghan's stylist says she was 'calm and chatty' ahead of the event, which was watched by millions.


Manchester Arena attack: Minute's silence held at run


Sir Mo Farah has joined 30,000 runners marking the anniversary at the Great Manchester Run.

Sunday, May 20

Terror attack survivors urge public to fight terrorism


Forty-one survivors and relatives of those killed in attacks set out plan to foil future plots.

Rail timetables overhaul aims to boost frequency and reliability

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One of the biggest rail timetable overhauls ever in the UK is predicted to create winners and losers.

Romford killing: Man charged with murder of Rosina Coleman


Rosina Coleman was found dead by a handyman working at her east London home.

Saturday, May 19

Royal wedding 2018: Prince Harry and Meghan married at Windsor

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Hundreds of guests watched the couple exchange vows in a ceremony featuring a gospel choir and an American preacher.

Meghan's dress in detail

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Meghan Markle's wedding dress is designed by Givenchy artistic director Clare Waight Keller

Royal wedding 2018: In pictures

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A selection of photos from the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

UK bid to strengthen Argentine ties

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Boris Johnson to make the first visit by a British foreign secretary to Argentina for 25 years.

Friday, May 18

Princes meet wedding well-wishers

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Meghan Markle says she feels "wonderful" before her wedding - while Harry is "relaxed, of course".

Royal wedding 2018: Prince Charles to walk Meghan down the aisle

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Ms Markle asked her future father-in-law, as her own father can't attend the wedding due to ill health.

Ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged after poisoning

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The Russian exile and his daughter were found slumped on a bench in Salisbury on 4 March.

Afghanistan: UK considers sending more troops

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The defence secretary believes the UK should increase its military presence, the BBC understands.

Thursday, May 17

Acid attack: Mark van Dongen's ex-partner cleared of murder

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Berlinah Wallace was convicted of throwing the acid at her ex-partner but found not guilty of murder.

Grenfell Tower: Government will consult on cladding ban

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The government announces a consultation on a ban, despite a review not recommending such a move.

Royal wedding 2018: Meghan sad over dad's wedding absence

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Meghan Markle says her father needs space to focus on his health, as she confirms he will not be at her wedding to Prince Harry.

New betting rules 'will cost horse racing £50m'

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New rules will reduce the maximum bet from £100 on terminals dubbed the "crack cocaine" of gambling.

Wednesday, May 16

East Coast train line to be put into public control

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Rail services on the East Coast Main Line to be brought back under government control.

Royal wedding 2018: Meghan's father to have surgery

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US media reports Thomas Markle will miss his daughter's wedding due to a planned heart operation.

Carillion bosses drove construction firm off a cliff, say MPs

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MPs accuse former directors of "recklessness, hubris and greed" that led to construction firm's collapse.

Furness hospital baby deaths: Midwifery council criticised

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Eleven babies and one mother died at Furness General Hospital in Barrow between 2004 and 2013.