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Hosepipe bans for some despite water leaks

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Water restrictions will hit parts of England in the coming weeks, despite figures showing that up to 22% of water supply could be saved if water companies fixed leaks.

Official Brexit campaign fined and referred to police

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Vote Leave, the official Brexit campaign, has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law.

Police fail to record tens of thousands of crimes

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UK police forces are failing to record tens of thousands of reported crimes including violent crime and domestic abuse, a watchdog has found.

These sharks are heading to British waters

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Warming seas are likely to bring ten species of sharks to British waters within the next 30 years, scientists have said.

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Slime toys could be poisonous to children

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Parents warned about high levels of chemical in some slime toys.

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Trump flies home to storm after backing Putin over FBI

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Donald Trump has flown back to the US and into a furious storm of controversy after suggesting he trusts Vladimir Putin over his own intelligence services.

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Top 10 highest earning celebrities of the year

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Floyd "Money" Mayweather has lived up to his name after being named by Forbes as the highest earning celebrity of the last year.

Is the 50p in your pocket worth £5,000?

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For most people a 50p piece is just another coin to be stuffed in their wallet until it's time to dig it out to pay for something.

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'Bird-eating' tarantulas feared on the loose in village

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Two adult tarantulas are feared to be on the loose in a village after empty pots were found among others containing three babies.

Mamma Mia! 7 things you didn't know about the film

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Ten years after Mamma Mia stormed the box office, Donna, Sophie and her three dads will be heading back to the Greek islands for a musical reunion.

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Journalist dragged out of Trump-Putin summit

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A journalist was dragged out of the Trump-Putin news conference moments before the leaders were due to speak, after holding up a piece of paper bearing the words "nuclear weapon ban treaty".

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Almost 300 crocodiles killed in revenge attack

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Almost 300 crocodiles have been slaughtered by a mob seeking revenge after a man was killed by one of the reptiles.

Grenfell man told to find family despite death fears

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A firefighter has described the moment he told a Grenfell resident to go back and find his family in a smoke-clogged stairwell, despite fearing he and his family would die as a result.

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Is this how next generation of RAF jets will look?

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A concept model for a new fighter jet has been unveiled by the British government at the Farnborough International Air Show.

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Richard Bacon out of coma and tweets 'I'm alive'

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Richard Bacon has tweeted "I'm alive" after spending six days in a medically-induced coma.

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Novichok nerve agent 'found in perfume bottle'

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The brother of a British man exposed to novichok has said the deadly nerve agent was found in a perfume bottle.

Teen seriously burned after brush with toxic plant

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A student trying to earn some money de-weeding gardens during the summer has suffered second and third-degree burns from a giant hogweed.

Monday, Jul 16

Cave diver mulls legal action over Musk's 'paedo' comment

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A British cave diver is considering taking legal action against Elon Musk after the US entrepreneur called him a 'paedo' on Twitter.

EU immigration to Britain falls to five-year low

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The number of immigrants moving from the European Union to Britain fell by a quarter to a five-year low last year.

'WhatsApp 100' plot to wreck PM's Chequers plan

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Theresa May is facing a serious challenge from Conservative Party rebels who object to her plans for leaving the European Union.

Sunday, Jul 15

Four 'spaceports' to be built across UK

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Satellites could be launched from the UK in as little as three years, heralding the start of what the government called the "Great British Space Age".

They've come home: England return after World Cup heroics

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England's World Cup team have arrived back home following their surprise run to the semi-finals of the tournament.

Harry Kane wins Golden Boot as World Cup ends

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Harry Kane has ended the World Cup as top scorer, as the team came back home after their Russia campaign.

Trump: 'Queen is fantastic and has a lot of years left'

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Donald Trump has praised the Queen and said she has "a lotta years left" as he prepares to meet Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.

Saturday, Jul 14

Man dies after being attacked on his birthday

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A man has died after being attacked during his own birthday celebrations.

Trump waves at protesters as he plays golf in Scotland

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Donald Trump waved at protesters outside his Turnberry golf resort in Scotland as he teed off amid demonstrations across the country.

Searches in novichok investigation could last months

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More than 400 exhibits, samples and items have been recovered by police investigating the Amesbury novichok poisoning, with officers warning searches could last months.

'Explosive device' thrown at Gerry Adams' home

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Explosive devices have been thrown at the homes of former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams and ex-chair Bobby Storey, the party has said.

Friday, Jul 13

Novichok found in bottle in Amesbury victim's house

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The nerve agent that killed a woman in Wiltshire and left her boyfriend critically ill has been found in his house, police have revealed.

IS supporter jailed for life over Prince George plot

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An Islamic State fanatic who called for an attack on Prince George has been jailed for life with a minimum of 25 years for a string of terror offences.

Spoons in pants to 'help prevent forced marriage'

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A secondary school has been encouraging students to hide spoons in their underwear if they are threatened with an arranged marriage.

Thursday, Jul 12

Woman, 86, stabbed to death in Birmingham

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An 86-year-old woman was found stabbed to death at a house in Birmingham, police have said.

New blow for PM as MPs - and Trump - trash Brexit plan

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Theresa May has been hit with a fresh blow after Tory MPs - and US President Donald Trump - lined up to trash her long-awaited Brexit blueprint.

Man and woman held over inflatable trampoline death

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A man and woman have been arrested over the death of Ava-May Littleboy, three, who was thrown from an inflatable trampoline on a Norfolk beach.