Policeman blinded in one eye by London Bridge attackers fought off all three

A police officer has told how he fought off all three London Bridge attackers with just his baton after being blinded in one eye as they swiped at him with their knives.

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Government defeats Labour amendment to Queen’s Speech

Theresa May’s minority Government has survived its first test of the new Parliament by defeating a Labour amendment to the Queen’s Speech.

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Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies following short illness

Michael Bond, the creator of Paddington bear, died at home aged 91 on Tuesday following a short illness, his publisher HarperCollins said in a statement.

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Government branded ‘shambles’ over public sector pay cap confusion

Labour has accused the Government of a “shambles” over public sector pay, amid confusion over the future of the 1% cap on annual rises.

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William, Kate and Harry to attend re-dedication service at Diana’s grave

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry are to attend a private service to re-dedicate the grave of Diana, Princess of Wales at her family home Althorp House.

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Brokenshire returns to lead powersharing negotiations at Stormont

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has returned from Westminster to lead discussions at Stormont.

Prime Minister?s Questions

Here’s what you need to know about the Government voting against Labour’s Queen’s Speech amendment

MPs have rejected Labour’s amendment to the Queen’s Speech on day five of the debate, but what does that mean?

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International cyber attack due to ‘updated version of known virus’

Companies and governments are being targeted by an updated version of a known virus, Europol said.

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Mascot Bradley Lowery’s condition ‘deteriorating fast’, says mother

Terminally-ill football mascot Bradley Lowery’s condition is “deteriorating fast”, his mother Gemma has said.

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7,000 Rolls-Royce jobs secured with firm’s £150m investment in East Midlands

More than 7,000 jobs are being safeguarded at Rolls-Royce after the group announced its biggest single investment in the UK for more than a decade.

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UK entry fee could be used to improve border technology

Visitors should be charged £10 to enter Britain to pay for new technology to avoid the need for a hard Irish border and increase the ease of doing business after Brexit, a think-tank has said.

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Families applaud as six face prosecution over Hillsborough disaster

Families of 96 Hillsborough victims broke into applause as they were told match commander David Duckenfield and five others are to face criminal charges nearly 30 years on from the death of their loved ones.

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‘Highly unusual’ square monument found within Avebury stone circle, surveys show

A “striking and apparently unique” square monument has been discovered within the famous stone circle at Avebury, archaeologists said.

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FTSE 100 falls further into red as pound soars after Carney hints at rate rise

London’s premier index sunk deeper into the red while the pound soared after Bank of England governor Mark Carney hinted at a potential interest rate hike.

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Deadline looms for parties to strike Stormont powersharing deal

Political leaders in Northern Ireland have until Thursday afternoon to strike a deal as talks on restoring Stormont powersharing continue.

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Southern Railway services disrupted by overtime ban in driver-only trains row

Southern Railway train drivers have started a ban on overtime which will lead to the cancellation of hundreds of services, causing fresh misery for the company’s 300,000 passengers.

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Labour pushes for ‘jobs first’ Brexit deal in final Queen’s Speech vote

Labour will challenge MPs to back a “jobs first” Brexit that delivers the “exact same benefits” of the European single market and customs union in the final round of Commons votes on the Queen’s Speech.

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Ex-appeal court judge to head Grenfell Tower inquiry

The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster will be led by retired Court of Appeal judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick.

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Tesco axes 1,200 jobs at head office

Tesco is to axe 1,200 jobs at its head office as part of a major cost-cutting drive at Britain’s biggest retailer.

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Rail delays costing travellers millions of hours a year

Rail passengers suffer 54 million hours of delays a year because of problems such as signal and train failures, research shows.

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