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Body found after police called following reports of boy, 14, in river

A body has been found in a river after a 14-year-old boy was reported to have entered the water.

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Suspension of junior doctors' strike action welcomed by Department of Health

The BMA has suspended industrial action by junior doctors in England after concerns about patient safety.

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Ken Loach backing Jeremy Corbyn to stand up to state's 'abusive behaviour'

Jeremy Corbyn has the ability to transform the country and stand up to the Government's "abusive behaviour" if his own MPs can halt their hostile attacks, veteran director Ken Loach said.

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Sturgeon 'could call second Scottish independence referendum in autumn 2017'

Nicola Sturgeon could call a second Scottish independence referendum in the autumn of 2017, with a vote on the future of the UK then held in May or June of 2018, the former chief executive of the Yes Scotland campaign has said.

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Man held after claims Pippa Middleton's account was hacked

A 35-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating claims that Pippa Middleton's iCloud account was hacked.

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Dover MP calls for new patrol force after police detain three suspected migrants

A Conservative MP has renewed calls for a new patrol force for the English Channel after three suspected migrants were detained by police.

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Zoe Ball and husband Norman Cook announce separation 'with great sadness'

Zoe Ball and her DJ husband Norman Cook - better known as Fatboy Slim - have announced their separation after 18 years together.

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Dementia impact on Monty Python's Terry Jones 'painful to watch', says Palin

The impact of dementia on Monty Python star Terry Jones has been "painful to watch", his friend and fellow actor Michael Palin has said.

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Grilling for TV chiefs over bunfight for rights to The Great British Bake Off

MPs are to look at the sell-off of The Great British Bake Off.

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Jeremy Corbyn looks to rebuild team following re-election as Labour leader

Jeremy Corbyn has been meeting key Labour MPs as he seeks to rebuild his frontbench team in the wake of his emphatic re-election as leader.

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Police launch manhunt in Manchester after rapist released on licence disappears

Police have launched a manhunt for a convicted rapist who has disappeared days after being released from prison on licence.

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Five men charged after £400,000 watches haul from Potteries break-in

Five men have been charged with conspiracy to commit burglaries across the UK after a break-in which netted a £400,000 haul of high-value watches.

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William and Kate begin tour of Canada accompanied by George and Charlotte

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge begin their tour of Canada today accompanied by their two young children.

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Brexit could pave way for tougher checks on European doctors

Brexit will have implications for the regulation of European doctors entering the country to work, a medical watchdog has warned.

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Forces 'on the cusp' of taking last major Islamic State stronghold in Iraq

Iraqi government forces backed by the US-led coalition are "on the cusp" of taking Islamic State's (IS) last major stronghold in the country, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said.

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Man with UK passport charged in Thailand over body-in-freezer

A man in possession of a British passport has been charged after a body was discovered chopped up in a freezer in Thailand.

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Jeremy Corbyn backs Sarah Champion who admits she 'lost control' in domestic row

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has voiced his support for his domestic violence spokeswoman Sarah Champion, after she admitted she had ended up in a police cell accused of assault after a violent row with her then husband.

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Making all schools academies 'will cost taxpayers £320m'

Converting all schools to academy status will cost council taxpayers £320 million, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.

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Snapchat to make a Spectacle of itself with in-built sunglasses video camera

Picture messaging app Snapchat is set to launch sunglasses with a built-in video camera.

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Smart meters 'only lead to small savings on energy bills'

Smart meters are likely to save individual consumers only a small amount of money on their energy bills and the Government needs to work harder to convince households of the true benefits of the rollout, according to a report.

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