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London will host the finishing parade of the Clipper Round the World Race

London to welcome yacht crews as Clipper Round the World Race concludes

The curtain is set to rise on Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Harry Potter still casting a spell on opening night of The Cursed Child drama

In the 12 months to June some 0.9 per cent of the RAC's breakdown call outs were due to pothole damage, it said

RAC call outs double for pothole-related damage

Lynne Sandford and her son Michael (family handout/PA Wire)

Mother of Briton accused of Donald Trump shooting bid in plea over legal costs

Queues of traffic at the Port of Dover.

Holidaymakers using Port of Dover urged to stock up on supplies

Six billion fewer single-use carrier bags are in circulation thanks to the 5p charge

5p charge sees six billion fewer single-use plastic bags

Honeysuckle Weeks had been missing since Thursday night

Actress Honeysuckle Weeks 'safe and sound' after police launch search

A High Court judge was wrong to bar publication of a behind-closed-doors ruling relating to the murder of six-year-old Ellie Butler, a judicial head has said.

'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler

Alexis Conran has won the Celebrity MasterChef final

Alexis Conran 'so very happy' after winning Celebrity MasterChef 2016

Poppi Worthington died after collapsing with serious injuries at her home in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, on December 12 2012

Poppi Worthington's father 'needs human rights protected at inquest'

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Noah Serra-Morrison was found dead on November 21 2015 (Bedfordshire Police/PA)

Life with minimum 23-year term for man who murdered girlfriend's son

The UK winner matched five main numbers and two lucky stars to pocket £61,102,442.90

UK ticketholder wins £61m EuroMillions jackpot

Total income at Barclays was down 9% to 11 billion pounds in the six months to June

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

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The ruling had been made by Mrs Justice Eleanor King after Ellie had died but before her father Ben Butler was convicted of her murder (Metropolitan Police/PA)

'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler

Honeysuckle Weeks had been missing since Thursday night

Actress Honeysuckle Weeks 'safe and sound' after police launch search

The broken down boat used by two men who tried to smuggle 18 Albanian immigrants into the UK

Failed immigrants smuggling bid 'was whisker away from tragedy'

As many as 30 million indecent images were recovered as part of Police Scotland's Operation Lattise

More than 30 million images recovered in online child abuse inquiry

Three people who have returned to the UK from abroad have tested positive for the Zika virus

Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas

Philip Hammond is facing calls for a Commons motion of contempt to be tabled against him

Motion of contempt urged against Philip Hammond over Yemen statements

The new cat Gladstone (HM Treasury/PA)

Whitehall gets own fat cat - a greedy mouser called Gladstone

Postman Pat with his black-and-white cat Jess

Ken Barrie, the voice of TV's Postman Pat, dies aged 83

Health concerns have been raised about the British bulldog breed

Experts warn of health problems in 'often brief lifetime' of British bulldog

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The previous Cancer Drugs Fund was closed amid fears spiralling costs had made it unsustainable

New drugs available after Cancer Drugs Fund revamp

An artist's impression of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (ESA)

European spacecraft on track to reach Mars in October

Police underlined the right to free speech

Street preacher charged after 'verbal confrontation' with woman in tight jeans

The judge said the case involving Amina Al-Jeffery should be heard in public

Man accused of imprisoning daughter in Saudi Arabia fails to limit reporting

Blue Valium tablets were seized by police (Cumbria Police/PA)

Five men treated in hospital in relation to 'Blue Valium'

A minister said there are no plans to change the British passport

'No plans' to reintroduce blue British passports after Brexit

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British judo star Stephanie Inglis speaks about her recovery after an accident in Vietnam

Judo star Stephanie Inglis vows return to sport after Vietnam motorbike accident

A summit is being held in a bid to make train fares less complex

Rail chiefs to hold summit on simplifying train fares

Daniel Rodriguez has been jailed for 16 years (Met Police/PA)

Paedophile rapper who groomed girls on social media given 16-year jail term

The debut album by British rock band Viola Beach has been posthumously released (Twitter)

Viola Beach album posthumously released after Sweden car crash

A road block in the Neepsend Lane area of Sheffield

Police search disused Sheffield brewery after gunman alert

The men will be sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court

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

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives at Miners' Hall in Durham for the funeral service for Dave Hopper, the secretary for the Durham Miners' Association

Jeremy Corbyn joins mourners at former miner's funeral

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Sam Clark lost two stone after walking the equivalent of five marathons

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

Monty Don is no fan of 1970s sitcom The Good Life

The Good Life plot was such a growing pain - garden guru Monty Don

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The call comes as the Virgin Group founder outlined a five-point plan for the UK economy following the Brexit vote

Sir Richard Branson in call to Government over Europe

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An artist's impression issued by EDF of plans for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station

New nuclear plant project thrown into confusion after decision delayed

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Theresa May met Polish prime minister Beata Szydlo in Warsaw (AP)

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

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Joshua Strickland, 21, of Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, was handed a £12,000 bill and a lifetime ban by Jet2.com after disrupting his flight

Airport alcohol sales to be reviewed after flights disrupted by drunk passengers

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SNP MP Angus Robertson has described Theresa May as the most right-wing prime minister since Margaret Thatcher

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

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Scientists hope to begin clinical trials within three years

Cream that can fight off superbugs being developed by scientists

Christopher Biggins has warned fellow housemates he will not tolerate bullies

Christopher Biggins warns bullies as he enters Celebrity Big Brother house

An EEF survey showed business confidence had fallen in every region of England and Wales

Manufacturing recovery 'hit by confidence dip over Brexit'

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Consumer confidence has dipped sharply following the EU referendum

Brexit vote result causes consumer confidence to plunge

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Owen Smith sees Liverpool as a Corbyn stronghold

Owen Smith in 'enemy territory' as he makes Labour leadership pitch in Liverpool

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Matthew Hedges and finance Zosia Katnik with cabin crew after he popped the question in mid-air on the way to Majorca (easyJet)

Couple on a high after crew give plane proposal a lift

Christopher Biggins has warned fellow housemates he will not tolerate bullies

Christopher Biggins warns bullies as he enters Celebrity Big Brother house

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