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Thousands expected at Martin McGuinness's funeral in Londonderry

Thousands of mourners are expected at the funeral of Martin McGuinness as the ex-IRA commander turned Stormont deputy first minister is laid to rest in his native Londonderry.

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Holyrood parties to decide when independence ballot vote will take place

Party business managers will meet to decide when a suspended vote on a possible second Scottish independence referendum will take place.

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Post-Brexit vote fall in EU nationals working in UK 'driven by graduates'

Graduates drove a 50,000 fall in numbers of EU nationals working in the UK in the wake of last year's Brexit vote, according to new analysis.

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Kate to talk about importance of mental health care for mothers

The Duchess of Cambridge will speak about the importance of maternal mental health at the launch of a series of films promoting the psychological well-being of parents and their children.

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Next annual profits show first fall for eight years

High street giant Next has revealed its first fall in annual profits for eight years as it was hit by sliding sales and warned that 2017 is set to be "another tough year".

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Jilted ex-boyfriend who murdered teenager faces 'substantial' minimum jail term

An obsessed stalker who placed a tracker device on his ex-girlfriend's car faces a "very substantial minimum term" in jail for murdering her, a judge said.

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Criticism of Jimmy Fallon over Trump interview was unfair, says James Corden

British comedian James Corden has defended rival talk show host Jimmy Fallon over "unfair" criticism of his interview with US President Donald Trump.

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Mother hopes son convicted of child sex abuse after suicide will be cleared

The mother of a former boarding school worker convicted of child sex abuse following his suicide in a landmark case hopes a hearing today will lead to him being cleared.

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Man accused of murdering toddler and attempting to kill twin sister due in court

The man accused of murdering a one-year-old boy and trying to kill his twin sister will appear before the Old Bailey later.

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Lord Chief Justice criticises Liz Truss for not defending Brexit case judges

The Lord Chief Justice has strongly criticised Lord Chancellor Liz Truss for failing to publicly defend judges involved in the landmark Brexit case.

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Airline cabin laptop ban to be implemented 'no later than Saturday'

The UK's c abin baggage ban on laptops and tablets must be implemented by Saturday, the Department for Transport (DfT) said.

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Theresa May defends under-fire school funding reforms

Theresa May has been forced to defend the controversial shake-up of school funding in England after a respected economic think tank warned it would create "significant winners and losers".

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Countries 'losing £400bn in taxes a year to profit shifting'

Governments around the world are losing as much as half a trillion US dollars (£400 billion) a year in tax revenue due to so-called "profit shifting" by multinational companies, according to research.

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Labour MPs pressure ministers over Osborne's Evening Standard appointment

Labour has pressed ministers over George Osborne's new role at the London Evening Standard, insisting new business appointments should not be announced before they have been considered by the Government's advisory committee.

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Plusnet fined £880,000 for continuing to charge former customers

BT-owned Plusnet has been fined £880,000 for continuing to charge more than 1,000 former landline and broadband customers, Ofcom said.

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David Davis faces Lords grilling over Brexit

Brexit Secretary David Davis is facing questions in Parliament ahead of the Government formally giving the EU its notice to quit the bloc next week.

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Boris Johnson in Washington talks to counter IS threat

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is attending a major Washington DC conference aimed at countering the Islamic State terror group as Britain seeks to play down controversies over alleged spying.

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May's Article 50 letter to EU 'historic event setting tone for new relationship'

Theresa May has told the Cabinet that her letter to the European Union giving formal notification of Brexit will be "one of the most important documents in our country's recent history", Downing Street said.

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Twitter suspends more than 375,000 accounts in six months to tackle extremism

Twitter says it suspended more than 375,000 accounts for violations linked to the promotion of terrorism in the last six months of 2016.

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Acid attack woman jailed for attempted murder of partner as he slept

A woman who attempted to kill her partner by pouring sulphuric acid on him as he slept has been jailed for life.

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