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Blair's ex-policy chief to lead employment practices review

Theresa May has brought in Tony Blair's former policy chief to carry out a review of employment practices aimed at improving job security and rights for "ordinary working people".

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Boris Johnson says Russia 'in danger of becoming a pariah nation'

Russia has lured aid workers out in the open with "double tap" bombing raids in Syria, Boris Johnson has said.

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North needs 'all-star team' of experts to get top Brexit deal, says think-tank

An "all-star team" of experts for the North of England should be formed to ensure the region gets the best deal possible from Brexit.

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Soldiers must be compensated for false war crime claims - Lord Dannatt

Soldiers falsely accused of war crimes and other wrongdoing in foreign conflicts should get financial compensation once cleared, a former head of the British Army has said.

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Monarch gets extension from aviation regulator to secure operating licence

Monarch has been granted an extension on its licence to operate, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said.

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Momentum vice-chairwoman suspended from Labour amid anti-Semitism row

Momentum vice-chairwoman Jackie Walker has been suspended from Labour over controversial comments she made at a party training event.

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Man and woman in court charged with murder after baby found unresponsive on bus

A man and woman have appeared in court charged with murder after their baby was found unresponsive on a London bus.

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Over 15,000 homes and businesses hit by winter floods

More than 15,000 homes and businesses were flooded in areas across northern England in last year's devastating storms, new analysis shows.

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Controversial Orange Order parade passes off peacefully

One of Northern Ireland's most controversial parades has passed off peacefully.

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Rail passengers given more powers to challenge levels of compensation

Rail passengers can challenge the amount of compensation they receive for delays and cancellations after strengthened rules to protect consumers took effect.

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Work to begin on Successor submarines that carry Trident missiles

Construction work will begin on the Successor submarines that carry the controversial Trident missiles, the Defence Secretary has said.

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William and Kate trout of luck on Canada fishing trip

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge went salmon fishing in Canadian waters threatened by a controversial liquid natural gas project - but did not get a bite.

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EU farming subsidies 'should be replaced with policies that help nature'

European Union farming subsidies should be replaced with policies that help nature across the UK countryside, conservation groups have urged.

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I'm traumatised by Trump, says Cher, warning election will 'change America'

The US presidential election will "change America" and have "consequences for the world for 40 years", Cher has said.

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Younger workers on minimum wage to get £450 pay rise

Younger workers on the minimum wage will receive a pay rise worth up to £450 a year from today.

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Theresa May set to turn 60 - and become oldest PM since Thatcher

Theresa May will become the oldest prime minister since Margaret Thatcher when she turns 60 on Saturday.

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Services sector output 'grew strongly' in July despite Brexit vote

Output in Britain's powerhouse services sector "grew strongly" in July, defying expectations of a substantial slowdown in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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Monarch gets extension from aviation regulator to secure operating licence

Monarch has been granted an extension on its licence to operate, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said.

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Number of drunk drivers in accidents rises for first time in a decade

The number of drunk motorists involved in accidents has risen for the first time in 10 years.

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Man remanded on Matalan workers murder charges

A man has appeared in court charged with the murders of a couple who were allegedly stabbed to death outside the shop where they worked.

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