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Police dog hailed after catching escaped murderer

A police dog has caught a murderer who escaped from prison guards during a hospital visit in Co Londonderry.

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William’s diplomatic laugh at prospect of Harry and Meghan wedding

The prospect of Prince Harry marrying girlfriend Meghan Markle has been discussed with the Duke of Cambridge – who responded with a diplomatic laugh.

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Labour calls for £500 million NHS fund to avoid winter crisis

Theresa May must pour a £500 million winter bailout fund into the NHS to avoid another seasonal crisis which could leave thousands of people waiting more than four hours for emergency care every day, Labour has said.

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Hurricane Maria could hit UK at weekend, forecasters say

Hurricane Maria is on its way across the North Atlantic and could hit the UK at the weekend, forecasters have warned.

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Office for National Statistics admits mistake on Government borrowing figures

Britain’s statistics agency has admitted a blunder on the UK Government borrowing figures that dates back to January last year.

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McVitie's has reduced the number of Jaffa Cakes in a packet from 12 to 10 (Clive Gee/PA)

Jaffa Cake lovers furious as pack size decreases

A box of Jaffa Cakes has shrunk in size from 12 to 10 biscuits, sparking outrage from fans of the favourite treat.

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Prince George didn’t want to go to school today: William

The novelty of school may have worn off for Prince George after the Duke of Cambridge confessed his son was reluctant to go to classes on Tuesday.

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RBS boss shuns interest-free credit cards over consumer debt worries

The boss of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) said the lender will not be delving into interest-free credit cards amid concerns that consumers could be exposed if the British economy deteriorates.

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A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teenager was repeatedly stabbed (PA)

Boy, 16, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after teenager stabbed

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teenager was repeatedly stabbed.

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Labour unveil raft of education funding pledges including £500m for Sure Start

Angela Rayner drew upon her personal experience as a teenage mum as she insisted a Labour government would spend £500 million to reverse Sure Start cuts.

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Victims and families can bring High Court action on contaminated blood products

Victims and their families have won a ruling allowing them to launch a High Court group action seeking damages over contaminated blood products.

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Tusk: UK has abandoned idea of having Brexit ‘cake and eating it’

The UK has abandoned the idea of having its Brexit “cake and eating it”, European Council president Donald Tusk has said.

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Lloyds will outsource 1,000 jobs to a Dutch company (Matt Crossick/PA)

Lloyds accused of betrayal as 1,000 jobs to be outsourced to Dutch company

Banking giant Lloyds has been accused of “betrayal” after telling staff that 1,000 jobs are to be outsourced to a Dutch company.

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Dyson commits £2 billion to developing electric cars

Dyson commits £2 billion to developing electric cars

Sir James Dyson has announced a £2 billion investment into the development of an electric vehicle that is set to be launched in 2020.

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UK regulator expects 130 financial firms to apply for British market access after Brexit

Britain’s financial regulator is expecting 130 European financial services firms to submit licence applications in order to gain access to the UK market after Brexit.

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Corbyn defends preparation for possible run on pound after Labour takes office

Jeremy Corbyn has defended shadow chancellor John McDonnell’s decision to prepare for the possibility of a run on the pound after Labour takes power.

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Leia Trigger, a would-be "mermaid", has been told she cannot use her flipper in public swimming baths (Leia Trigger/PA)

Fishy tale as ‘mermaid’ beached by health and safety concerns

A would-be “mermaid” has been left high-and-dry after being told she cannot use her flipper in public swimming baths.

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Banks must set boardroom gender targets under new EU rules

Banks across Europe will have to consider diversity and set gender targets for their top executives for the first time under new EU guidelines.

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Jeremy Corbyn has been urged to ensure Labour backs tough new rules on anti-Semitism after controversial comments were made by an American author at a fringe meeting ( Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Corbyn urged to ensure new anti-Semitism rules backed amid ’embarrassing’ row

Jeremy Corbyn has been urged to ensure Labour backs tough new rules on anti-Semitism amid an “acutely embarrassing” row over comments made at the party’s conference in Brighton which allegedly targeted Jews.

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Murder accused shouts ‘I haven’t done anything’ in case of burnt human remains

A designer accused of murder following the discovery of charred human remains in a garden sobbed in court and shouted repeatedly: “J’ai rien fait” – I haven’t done anything.

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