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Special relationship with UK can always be closer, says White House

The special relationship between Britain and the US "can always be closer", the White House has said.

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Supreme Court to rule on Brexit trigger challenge

Britain's most senior judges will rule if Theresa May has the power to trigger the formal process for the UK's exit from the European Union.

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Two arrested after Hornchurch flats explosion

Two men have been arrested after an explosion at a block of flats caused the building to partially collapse.

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Murder probe launched after stab death of boy, 15

Police have launched a murder investigation after a teenage boy was stabbed in north-west London.

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'Clear increase in penalty' for motorists guilty of serious speeding offences

Drivers responsible for the most serious speeding offences are set to face harsher penalties under new sentencing guidelines for magistrates.

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'Super cases' and cyber scams send fraud soaring past £1bn mark

The cost of f raud to Britain rose above £1 billion for the first time in five years in 2016, driven in part by a huge surge in cyber crime.

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Southern planning normal service despite strike by train drivers

Southern Railway is planning to run a normal service on Tuesday despite a strike by a small number of drivers.

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Two more arrests over shooting attack on NI policeman

Detectives investigating the attempted murder of a policeman in Northern Ireland have made two more arrests.

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Mother jailed over 'sickening' plot to let paedophile rape daughter, seven

A woman who took part in a "sickening" plot to let a paedophile rape her seven-year-old daughter has been jailed for nine years.

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Special relationship with UK can always be closer, says White House

The special relationship between Britain and the US "can always be closer", the White House has said.

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GCHQ spy agency chief Robert Hannigan to step down

The head of spy agency GCHQ has announced he is to step down after just over two years in the post - sparking a search for candidates to take over one of the most senior roles in British intelligence.

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UK could stay in single market in post-Brexit plan drawn-up by Wales parties

Britain can restrict the free movement of labour after Brexit while remaining in the European single market, political parties in Wales have said.

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Tunisia beach massacre victim identified by glittery nail varnish, inquest told

A victim of the Tunisia beach massacre was identified by her glittery nail varnish after being shot in the neck and chest, an inquest has heard.

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Self-fuelling tumours resist breast cancer drugs, research shows

Breast cancer tumours can overcome attempts to shut off their oestrogen fuel supply by making the hormone themselves, scientists have learned.

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Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase cancer risk, agency warns

Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase the risk of cancer, a Government body has said.

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Trump win and 'customer-friendly' sports results hit Paddy Power Betfair takings

Donald Trump's shock election victory and unfavourable sporting results dented takings at bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair to the tune of £40 million in the fourth quarter.

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Government urged to 'radically reshape' energy market

The Government is being urged to "radically reshape" the energy market to avoid more job losses in the steel industry.

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UK faces slow growth and rising unemployment due to Brexit, think tank warns

Britain is facing three years of slow growth, rising unemployment and squeezed consumer spending as the Brexit-induced collapse in the pound triggers a radical rebalancing of the economy.

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Call for policy rethink as 'obesity is not going to bankrupt NHS'

Overweight and obese people dying early saves taxpayers billions and means obesity's impact on the public purse has been overblown, a think tank has claimed.

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When Margaret Thatcher performed a u-turn in Downing Street

Margaret Thatcher famously said "the lady's not for turning", but made an exception when behind the wheel of a Rover 800, newly released documents show.

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