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Grenfell Tower fire inquiry – live updates

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Follow live updates on the opening of the Grenfell Tower inquiry when family and friends will pay tributes to the victims

Timetable shakeup: UK rail commuters hit by rush-hour disruption – live

Commuters in large parts of the UK face altered or reduced services as part of a timetable changes

Russian 'dirty money' is damaging UK security, MPs say

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Government must stop money laundering by ‘kleptocrats and rights abusers’, which is helping Putin subvert international rules

'I'm proud to be a feminist': Duchess of Sussex announces herself on royal website

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The profile of Meghan Markle says she developed a ‘keen awareness’ of social issues at a young age and also details her charitable work

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Selling your home by raffle could be a gamble

It may seem like a lucrative way to beat the market, but you could end up out of pocket

Drax power station to lead fresh carbon capture trial

Biomass-burning unit to use pioneering technology that aims to cut emissions

Emotions run high as Grenfell Tower fire inquiry opens

Inquiry into blaze that led to 72 deaths launches this week with tributes from friends and relatives

Luton tops list of UK's worst airports for flight delays

Analysis of 25 airports rates Gatwick as second worst and Heathrow as most punctual


Clean-air campaigners call for ban on school run to cut pollution

Government urged to take steps to reduce the impact of toxic air on vulnerable children

Michael Gove and Ruth Davidson team up to back new Tory thinktank


Leading Conservatives supporting Onward say party will ‘be finished for a generation’ without new ideas


Boris Johnson: we want a deal with the EU, not a customs backstop

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The backstop option would keep Britain aligned to the customs union beyond 2020


Jeremy Corbyn urged to clarify Labour's position on Brexit

‘Hard work’ to stop anti-hard Brexit voters turning to Lib Dems for Lewisham byelection


Hundreds of homeless people fined and imprisoned in England and Wales

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The Guardian finds over 50 local authorities with PSPOs in place prohibiting begging and loitering


Outcry over mass train cancellations as new Thameslink timetable begins

London passengers find many of the promised new services not running

Power station boss warns against reliance on electricity imports

Will Gardiner, CEO of Drax Group, says interconnectors are threat to energy security


Marks & Spencer to reveal dozens of store closures

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Staff braced for announcement as retailer’s restructuring plan gathers pace


A life 'completely destroyed' by one paragraph of immigration law

Paragraph 322(5) has devastating conditions, as Sidharth Vijay found when he made a simple correction to his tax return

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is without a UK visa

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Russian billionaire’s visa ran out weeks ago and it is unclear whether he will get a new one

TSB customers still unable to access accounts four weeks after 'glitch'

Analysts say the chaos cause by an IT upgrade will cost the bank £56m in the first year


Man in his 20s stabbed to death in south London

A 44-year-old man was arrested at the scene in Mitcham and remains in custody

Sunday, May 20

Vote Leave faces scrutiny over £50m football contest

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Facebook letter to MPs may refer to sports competition data harvested by Vote Leave

Astonishment as dose of civil rights puts seal on a radical wedding

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Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon was one of many departures from royal tradition

Saturday, May 19

Brexit could wreck green agenda, says UN

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UK’s ‘reputation could suffer if environmental protections are weakened after leaving EU’

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry marry as millions watch

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Couple exchange vows in Windsor Castle chapel before celebrity-studded congregation

Royal wedding live: Elton John performs at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's reception - latest news

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Follow live updates of the build-up and ceremony in Windsor after Meghan Markle arrived in a Givenchy dress designed by Clare Waight Keller

Lewisham East byelection: Janet Daby to stand for Labour

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Council’s deputy mayor, who is viewed as a moderate, selected to fight for ultra-safe seat in June

Friday, May 18

Poorest and brightest girls more likely to be depressed – UK study

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Research into 14-year-olds renews concern over rising rates of teenage mental illness

NHS privately planning to develop Royal Free nurses' home into luxury flats

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‘One Hyde Park-style’ apartments to replace housing for London staff, selling for up to £10m each

Capita's NHS deal was founded on guesswork. It was doomed to fail | Richard Vize


Outsourcing primary care support was meant to make things better. But Capita waded in unprepared – and caused chaos

Cancer patient waited 541 days for NHS treatment, report says

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Longest waits for cancer treatment have soared in England since 2010, data obtained by Labour suggests

Thursday, May 17

Man jailed for murder of bartender in London park at Christmas

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Kasim Lewis, who was on the sex offender register, admitted killing Iuliana Tudos in Finsbury Park

MPs shun Liam Fox, the go-to man for hedonistic inertia | John Crace


Only the lost, the lonely and the overtly masochistic now bother to show up for international trade questions

Almost 100 police have received psychological help after Salisbury attack

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Chief of Wiltshire force says ‘best support’ has been given to personnel including himself

Grenfell-style cladding could be banned on tower blocks, government says

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Housing secretary announces consultation on ban on combustible material

Wednesday, May 16

Vote Leave and BeLeave used identical datasets to target Facebook users

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Revelation raises new questions in ongoing investigation into Brexit campaign groups

State takes back control of east coast mainline

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Rail service to be renationalised temporarily after Virgin and Stagecoach could not meet payments

Sussex health trust apologises for failings before death of student

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Sussex NHS trust ‘unreservedly’ sorry in case of Janet Müller, 21, who died after absconding from mental health ward

Footage emerges of 'distressing' home visit by immigration officers

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Visit to house of woman trying to regularise visa status raises fresh questions about removals policy