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Duke of Edinburgh leaves hospital after treatment for infection

The Duke of Edinburgh has been discharged from hospital after spending two nights being treated for an unspecified infection.

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Disruption threat as Southern Rail drivers balloted on pay strikes

Southern Rail drivers are to be balloted for strikes over pay, threatening disruption at the start of the school holidays.

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Every ancient hill fort in UK and Ireland mapped in online database

Locations and details of all the thousands of ancient hill forts found across the landscapes of the UK and Ireland have been mapped in an online database for the first time.

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‘15,000’ join Glastonbury Festival bid for human peace sign record

Thousands of people have joined together to create the largest human peace sign at Glastonbury Festival.

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Argos predicts Christmas dominated by dolls and Lego as parents start shopping

Dolls and Lego will dominate Christmas gift lists this year, with one in seven parents already shopping for the big day, according to a major retailer.

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Amber Rudd announces probe into terror attacks response

Amber Rudd has announced a review of how the authorities dealt with recent terror attacks in the UK.

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UK population sees sharpest annual increase in nearly 70 years

The population of the UK has seen its sharpest annual increase in nearly 70 years, official figures have revealed.

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In pictures: Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot

It’s a day of daring outfits and outrageous hats as Royal Ascot puts on the style for Ladies’ Day.

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Mosque terror attack victim ‘died of multiple injuries’

A 51-year-old man who was among the victims of the suspected terror attack outside a north London mosque on Monday died from “multiple injuries”, a post-mortem examination has found.

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European Space Agency will launch telescope able to discover twin Earths

A powerful planet-finding space telescope capable of discovering twin Earths is to be launched by the European Space Agency in 2026.

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May vows to overcome divisions as she ditches flagship manifesto policies

Theresa May has vowed to overcome the divisions in British society exposed in this month’s General Election and to build consensus on Brexit, as she ditched or watered down many of the flagship policies from the Conservative manifesto.

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Philip to spend second night in hospital for treatment of infection

The Duke of Edinburgh is to spend a second night in hospital being treated for an infection which forced him to miss the State Opening of Parliament and Royal Ascot.

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Three bids shortlisted to run HS2 high-speed railway

Three bids have been shortlisted to operate the HS2 high-speed railway, the Government has announced.

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Hundreds of tower blocks in England could have combustible cladding

Hundreds of tower blocks in England could be covered in similar cladding to Grenfell Tower, councils have estimated.

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Council chief executive resigns over Grenfell Tower fire tragedy

The chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea council has quit after a barrage of criticism for its response to the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.

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Brexit ‘transitional arrangements’ could last for years admits Philip Hammond

The UK may need “transitional arrangements” with the European Union for years after Brexit, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said.

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Crane collapse claims two lives with driver taken to hospital

Two men have died after a crane collapsed at a building site in Crewe, police said.

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Ladies’ Day celebrated with headgear of all shapes and sizes at Royal Ascot

The weird, wonderful and wild were on show at Royal Ascot as female racegoers put on a riotous hat display to mark Ladies’ Day.

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Crane collapse claims two lives with driver taken to hospital

Two men have died after a crane collapsed at a building site in Crewe, police said.

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PM to brief European leaders on plans to offer certainty to EU nationals in UK

Days after the opening of formal Brexit talks, Theresa May is set to make a bid to break the logjam over the status of expat citizens following UK withdrawal from the EU.

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