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'New Hinkley Point power station not essential for UK to meet energy targets'

The UK can meet its energy and climate change targets without building the controversial new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, a new report has found.

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Three Britons killed in Italy earthquake

Three Britons are among those killed in the earthquake which has devastated central Italy.

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33 restaurants to close as Frankie & Benny's owner suffers £22.5m loss

The struggling owner of Frankie & Benny's and Garfunkel's has swung to a loss and announced that it is shutting 33 under-performing sites as part of strategic review.

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Court adjourns case against man accused of murdering British backpacker

The case against a Frenchman accused of murdering a British backpacker has been adjourned as a Briton injured in the attack remains in a critical condition in hospital.

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A&Es and hospitals face closure in NHS funding crisis

The NHS is drawing up plans to close services including A&E departments and district hospitals amid a dire funding crisis.

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Hillary Clinton blasts Nigel Farage for Trump rally attack

Hillary Clinton has launched a vicious attack on Nigel Farage after the outgoing Ukip leader said he would not vote for the Democratic presidential-hopeful even if he was paid to do so.

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Ukip leadership hopeful Bill Etheridge calls for BBC to be privatised

A Ukip leadership hopeful has called for the BBC to be privatised to stop voters having "left-wing propaganda rammed down our throats".

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Police 'taking seriously' reports of young boy taken away in van

Police are taking "extremely seriously" a report of a child being taken into a van before it drove off.

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Sir Philip Green stitched me up, ex-BHS boss claims

The former owner of BHS has claimed he was "stitched up" by the collapsed high street chain store's former owner Sir Philip Green.

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Consumer confidence sees fastest monthly rise in three years - survey

Consumer confidence has risen at its fastest monthly rate in three-and-a-half years as Brexit jitters ease, a survey has found.

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186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced

Nearly 200 people have been arrested in the first three months after a blanket ban on drugs formerly known as "legal highs" came into force.

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May: Brexit will create growth opportunities for UK tourism

Brexit will create "real opportunities for growth" in the UK's tourism industry, Theresa May has claimed.

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Boris Johnson says those using chemical weapons in Syria must be held to account

Boris Johnson has called for those responsible for using chemical weapons in Syria to be held to account after a UN team concluded the Assad regime and Islamic State had used the banned munitions.

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Three Britons reportedly killed in Italy earthquake

Three Britons are reportedly among those killed in the Italy earthquake.

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A 'glut' of hospital services could be shut down, health expert warns

There could be a "glut" of hospital services shut down, a health expert has warned.

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English NHS trusts' deficit 'halved over course of a year'

The size of the deficit for NHS trusts in England halved over the course of a year, with more trusts meeting their financial targets, figures show.

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Why Ukip leadership hopeful Diane James is not proposing any policies

A Ukip MEP bidding to succeed Nigel Farage has insisted she is putting forward no policies as part of her leadership campaign.

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Call for mandatory health warnings on alcohol products

Campaigners have called for mandatory warnings about the dangers of alcohol to be published on wine bottles and beer cans as official guidance was published warning that no level of regular drinking could be considered "completely safe".

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Poland overtakes India as most common overseas country of birth in UK

Poland is now the most common overseas country of birth in the UK after overtaking India for the first time.

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Firms could target WhatsApp users after privacy policy change

Businesses could soon be able to target WhatsApp users following surprise changes to the messaging app's privacy policy.

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