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Top British female engineer hails young as natural engineers to be encouraged

Young children are natural engineers whose instinctive curiosity and creativity should be encouraged from an early age, according to Britain's most influential female engineer.

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Motorists spend night in their cars amid 15 hour queues on roads to Dover

Motorists heading for Dover were spending the night in their cars after police warned the delays could last until Monday.

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One in ten who had planned a big spend postpone it in wake of Brexit - poll

One in ten people who had planned a big spending decision in the next six months have decided to put it off in the wake of the Brexit vote, a survey has claimed.

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Momentum vows to check merchandise sourcing after labour practices claim

T-shirts sold to raise funds for Jeremy Corbyn's leadership campaign are being made by Bangladeshi workers paid just 30p an hour, it has been reported.

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Government action plan to crack down on hate crimes

Prosecutors will be urged to press for tougher sentences for perpetrators of hate crimes after a surge in reported incidents in the wake of the EU referendum.

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William and Kate to watch America's Cup as British crew start day two on top

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will return to Portsmouth to see the America's Cup World Series, as the British crew start day two in top place.

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Labour MP accuses Corbyn aides of entering her office without permission

A Labour MP has accused aides to Jeremy Corbyn and shadow chancellor John McDonnell of entering her House of Commons office without permission.

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Kezia Dugdale will urge US heeding of Brexit lessons to prevent Trump presidency

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale will warn US Democrats that "the nightmare scenario of a Donald Trump presidency could become a reality" if they don't heed the lessons of the UK Brexit vote.

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Germany mourns the victims of Munich massacre

Candlelit vigils were held in Munich as the identities of those cut down by a teenage gunman began to emerge.

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Two British pupils remain in hospital after coach crashes in France

Two British schoolchildren remain in hospital after being badly injured when a coach full of pupils crashed in France near the Swiss border.

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Olympics enthusiasts should be allowed flexible hours to watch Games, says Acas

Employers are being urged to allow flexible working in the coming weeks so any sports-mad staff can watch the Olympics.

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RAF base abduction bid men 'likely to be part of larger team'

Two people involved in the attempted knifepoint abduction of an RAF serviceman are likely to have been part of a bigger team, police said.

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Cameron 'made last ditch appeal to Merkel over migration'

David Cameron made a last ditch appeal to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to limit the free movement of people if Britain voted to remain in the European Union, it has been reported.

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Merkel: Germany in mourning after 'night of horror'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said her country is in "deep and profound mourning" after nine people were killed by a lone gunman on a rampage in Munich.

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Review of Sir Philip Green's knighthood after BHS collapse

Former BHS boss Sir Philip Green's knighthood is being reviewed in the wake of the store chain's collapse, it has been disclosed.

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Man dies after swimmers caught in rip tide off Norfolk beach

A man has died after a group of swimmers got caught in a rip tide off a Norfolk beach.

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Momentum vows to check merchandise sourcing after labour practices claim

T-shirts sold to raise funds for Jeremy Corbyn's leadership campaign are being made by Bangladeshi workers paid just 30p an hour, it has been reported.

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1.4m choose UK holiday to be with dog - survey

An estimated 1.4 million people will stay in the UK for a holiday this year so they can take their dog with them, according to a new study.

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Dress worn by Queen in Olympic stadium 'parachute' jump to go on display

The dress worn by the Queen when she "parachuted" into the Olympic stadium during the London 2012 opening ceremony will be a star attraction at a new Buckingham Palace exhibition.

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3,000 hate crimes logged in first half of July

More than 3,000 hate crimes and incidents were reported to police in the first half of July - a jump of a fifth compared to last year.

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