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Illegal air pollution levels endangering health of capital's children

Tens of thousands of children in a quarter of all London's schools are exposed to illegal levels of air pollution that can cause permanent damage to their health, a study has found.

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Labour 'further from power than any time in my life', says David Miliband

Labour under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership is further from power than any time in the last 50 years, David Miliband has said.

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Transport Secretary urges buyers to think twice about opting for diesel

Drivers should think long and hard before buying a diesel car, the Transport Secretary has said.

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Three face slavery charges after raid on bunker cannabis farm

Three men have been charged with slavery offences after police discovered a cannabis farm in an underground nuclear bunker.

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Five teenagers to face court on terror charges

Five teenagers are to appear in court on terror offences.

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House affordability in cities 'at worst levels since 2008'

Home affordability in cities is at its worst levels since 2008, with properties typically costing nearly seven times earnings, a report has found.

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Squatters near Buckingham Palace evicted over 'security risk'

Squatters shacked up in a grand building metres away from Buckingham Palace have been evicted in an early morning "stealth mode" operation.

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Anger as Trump's press chief bars UK news outlets from White House briefing

Donald Trump's press secretary has barred news organisations, including the BBC, from a White House press briefing.

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Don't babble on about politics, Oscar winners urged by British director

The British director of an Oscar best film nominee has urged this year's winners not to "babble" on about political issues.

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CSA complaint cases 'taking more than a year to resolve'

It is "totally unacceptable" that people owed thousands of pounds back from the Government are having to wait more than a year to get their cases reviewed, an MP has said.

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Third person held in connection with escape of murderer Shaun Walmsley

Detectives continue to question a third person arrested over the escape of a murderer from custody.

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Rail operators accused of 'smokescreen' to prevent passenger compensation claims

Train companies are failing to properly inform passengers about their rights, a consumer group has claimed.

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Boris Johnson to attend business reception during visit to Egypt

Boris Johnson will travel to Egypt to meet president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on Saturday.

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Co-op is first UK retailer to use only Fairtrade cocoa in its products

The Co-op is to become the first UK retailer to use only Fairtrade cocoa in its products, giving a huge boost to the Fairtrade movement.

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MPs' 1.4% pay rise confirmed by standards authority

MPs are to receive a 1.4% pay rise - well above the 1% pay cap imposed on public sector workers - it has been confirmed.

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Remain campaign outspent Leave by £5m in EU referendum

The Remain campaign outspent Leave by a margin of more than £5 million in last year's EU referendum, new figures have revealed.

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Corbyn: EU migrants deliberately left 'dangling on a string' by Theresa May

EU migrants in the UK are being deliberately left 'dangling on a string' by Theresa May, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has warned.

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Tory ex-home secretary Lord Waddington dies at 87

Conservative former home secretary and governor of Bermuda Lord Waddington has died at the age of 87.

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Price of stamps to increase by 1p

The price of stamps is to increase, Royal Mail has announced.

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Roald Dahl-owned Francis Bacon triptych could fetch £56m at auction

A Francis Bacon triptych once owned by the celebrated author Roald Dahl is expected to fetch up to 70 million US dollars (£56m) at auction.

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