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'Bonkers' Hinkley Point decision threatens thousands of jobs, Government warned

The Government has been warned that thousands of jobs are being put at risk by its "bewildering" decision to pull back from signing a deal to build the first new nuclear power station in the UK for a generation.

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Barclays warns of Brexit impact as profits dive to £2.06bn

Pre-tax profits at Barclays have tumbled 21% to £2.06 billion in the first half of the year.

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Theresa May most right-wing PM since Thatcher, says SNP's Angus Robertson

New Conservative leader Theresa May has been described as the most right-wing prime minister since Margaret Thatcher by the SNP's Angus Robertson, as he claimed Scotland is "truly on the brink of independence".

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Poles continue to be welcome in UK, Theresa May insists during Warsaw trip

Theresa May has condemned "shameful and despicable" attacks on Poles in the wake of the Brexit vote and insisted they continue to be welcome in Britain.

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Poppi Worthington's mother hopes second inquest will reveal truth about death

The mother of 13-month-old Poppi Worthington whose sudden death was shrouded in secrecy hopes that a second inquest will uncover how her daughter died.

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Funeral held of Durham Miners' Association stalwart

The funeral will be held today for a stalwart of left-wing politics who died only a week after welcoming Jeremy Corbyn to one of Europe's largest trade union events.

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Men to be sentenced over bid to bring 18 Albanians into UK by boat

Two British men are to be sentenced for att empting to help 18 Albanians into the country on a boat which became stranded in the Channel.

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Police search disused Sheffield brewery after gunman alert

Police are searching a disused brewery after a man carrying what is believed to be a gun was seen entering the building.

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Labour MP Jess Phillips forced to beef up security after receiving death threats

Labour's Jess Phillips has vowed to " keep going" as an MP after being forced to ramp up security following death threats.

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Airport alcohol sales to be reviewed after spate of plane incidents

New aviation minister Lord Ahmad has announced he will examine the way alcohol is sold at airports amid a spate of incidents on planes involving drunk passengers.

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Father-of-four loses two stone reaching Pokemon Go milestone

A father-of-four said he has lost two stone after walking the equivalent of five marathons as he became the first person in the UK to catch all of the Pokemon Go characters available in the country.

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Brexit vote result causes consumer confidence to plunge

Consumer confidence has suffered its sharpest monthly fall in more than 26 years, according to yet more figures revealing deepening post-referendum concern.

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Sir Richard Branson in call to Government over Europe

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson said the Government must clarify the UK's trade relationship with the EU before the nation is hit with higher tariffs and taxes.

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UK wants 'close and co-operative' relationship with France, says Boris Johnson

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has assured his French counterpart that the UK wants to remain "as close as possible" to France even after leaving the European Union.

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Number of prisoners freed by mistake hits highest level for six years

The number of prisoners mistakenly released has reached the highest level for six years.

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Cocaine and ecstasy use soars in richer households

Cocaine and ecstasy use has jumped among people from wealthier households in England and Wales, new figures indicate.

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Poles continue to be welcome in UK, Theresa May insists during Warsaw trip

Theresa May has condemned "shameful and despicable" attacks on Poles in the wake of the Brexit vote and insisted they continue to be welcome in Britain.

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Couple on a high after crew give plane proposal a lift

A loved-up plane passenger sent his partner's spirits soaring after popping the question in mid-air.

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Ryanair passengers travelling with an under-12 must pay for reserved seat

Ryanair passengers travelling with a young child will have to pay extra for a reserved seat, the airline has announced.

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Lloyds to cut 3,000 jobs and shut 200 branches amid Brexit fallout

Lloyds Banking Group is cutting 3,000 jobs and shutting 200 branches as the lender braces itself for a cut in interest rates following Britain's decision to quit the European Union.

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