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Police release two men arrested in Parsons Green bomb probe

Police are continuing to question four people, including a 17-year-old boy, in connection with the Parsons Green terrorist attack.

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An RMT picket line opposite Victoria Station in London (Jonathan Brady/PA)

Long-running rail strikes help push private sector industrial action to a peak

Long-running strikes by workers on Britain’s rail network have helped push industrial action in the UK’s private sector to its highest level for more than 10 years.

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Police leave a property in Thornton Heath, south London, after a teenager was arrested by detectives investigating the Parsons Green terrorist attack, bringing the number of people being held to six (Jonathan Brady/PA)

Police continue to quiz four men in Parsons Green bomb probe

Police are continuing to question four people, including a 17-year-old boy, in connection with the Parsons Green terrorist attack.

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The landing craft tank LCT 7074 on Gold beach (Imperial War Museum/PA)

D-Day’s last landing craft tank to be restored using £4.7m of lottery money

A sole surviving D-Day landing craft is to be restored with the help of £4.7 million lottery funding, it has been announced.

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Daniella Hirst (pictured) and Craig Smith have been charged with outraging public decency (Anna Gowthorpe/PA)

Court shown video footage of couple having sex in pizza delivery shop

Video footage of a couple having sex in a pizza delivery shop as staff worked on the other side of the counter has been shown to a court.

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UK aid teams have arrived in Hurricane Maria-hit Dominica (LPhot Joel Rouse/MoD Crown Copyright/PA)

UK task force relieved but not complacent as Hurricane Maria skirts islands

A UK task force chief says it is a “huge relief” the worst of Hurricane Maria swerved British overseas territories, but it is too early to be “counting our chickens”.

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A ferry beached last week by Hurricane Irma in Road Town, Tortola, the capital of the British Virgin Islands (Freeman Rogers/AP)

UK task force relieved but not complacent as Hurricane Maria skirts islands

A UK task force chief says it is a “huge relief” the worst of Hurricane Maria swerved British overseas territories, but it is too early to be “counting our chickens”.

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Policy Exchange called on MPs to take a greater role in setting foreign policy (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Parliament ‘must lead setting of foreign policy with bigger role for committees’

Parliament should take the lead in setting the UK’s foreign policy with committees of MPs taking on a greater role, a think tank has said.

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Antibiotics could have harmful side effects, the watchdog warned (Julien Behal/PA)

Children with common ear infections should not get antibiotics, watchdog says

Children with common ear infections should not be given antibiotics, a health watchdog has said.

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West Mercia Police are investigating (Joe Giddens/PA)

Boy, seven, found dead at Shropshire house

A seven-year-old boy has been found dead at a house in a Shropshire town.

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Legal aid cuts leave England and Wales justice system ‘in crisis’, report warns

Access to legal aid should be significantly expanded amid concerns people are being denied access to justice, a report commissioned by Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour leadership has said.

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A red squirrel in the grounds of Wallington in Northumberland, as they have made a remarkable comeback on the estate after nearly being wiped out by their grey cousins (National Trust /PA)

Red squirrels make comeback on estate after near-extinction through deadly virus

Red squirrels have made a remarkable comeback on an estate after nearly being wiped out by their grey cousins.

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Theresa May will remind European leaders they have a 'profound sense of responsibility' to agree good terms (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

World is watching us for Brexit deal success, PM to tell EU leaders

Theresa May will tell European counterparts their shared political legacies depend on agreeing a good Brexit deal as she seeks to break the deadlock in negotiations over the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

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Environmental activists have forced a cargo ship carrying Volkswagen diesel cars to the UK to turn around, Greenpeace said (Kristian Buus/Greenpeace/PA)

Activists force ship carrying Volkswagen cars to turn around, Greenpeace says

Environmental activists have forced a cargo ship carrying Volkswagen diesel cars to the UK to turn around, Greenpeace said.

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The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier Britain must "settle the accounts" if it wants a free trade deal ( Liam McBurney/PA)

Britain must ‘settle accounts’ before free trade deal, Brexit negotiator says

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has issued a fresh warning that Britain must “settle the accounts” if it wants a free trade deal when it leaves the bloc.

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Transport Secretary sets aside £5m for Transpennine digital railway development

Inter-city trains between Manchester and York could be the first in Britain to be digitally controlled, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling will announce.

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Researchers examined 24,500 students  (Max Nash/PA)

Assessment experts warn against labelling children ‘average’

Labelling children as “average” could hide problems or extra abilities they have in subjects such as English and maths, a report has found.

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Ryanair is planning to take back one week of their pilots' block holidays to prevent any further flight cancellations, the airline's chief executive has said (Niall Carson/PA)

Ryanair plans to take back pilots’ holidays to prevent more cancellations

Ryanair is planning to take back one week of their pilots’ block holidays to prevent any further flight cancellations, the airline’s chief executive has said.

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Vacuuming and scrubbing the floor can help you live longer, scientists say

Household chores such as vacuuming or floor scrubbing provide enough exercise to protect the heart and extend life, a study has shown.

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Counter-terrorism effort putting strain on wider policing, senior officer warns

The huge counter-terrorism effort is placing an unsustainable strain on Britain’s wider policing service, one of the country’s most senior officers warns on Friday.

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