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Brexit: Three ministers write ‘continuity’ letter

Davis, Greg Clark and Philip Hammond signed the joint open letter UK firms will continue to trade under “unchanged” EU rules during the post-Brexit transition period, three cabinet ministers have said in a letter. Chancellor Philip Hammond, Brexit Secretary David ...

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Three boys killed as car crashes into London bus stop

Driver, 28, taken to hospital under arrest after incident in Hayes, west London Three teenage boys have died after a car crashed into them at a bus stop in west London. Police were called to Shepiston Lane, Hayes, at 8.41pm ...

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Leeds crash: Boy, 15, detained for causing deaths

A 15-year-old boy who caused the deaths of five people when the stolen car he was driving crashed into a tree has been detained for more than four years. Ellis, 12, and Elliott Thornton-Kimmitt, 14, died in the crash along ...

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Activists demand UK cancel Mohammed Bin Salman visit

Activists in the UK are calling on British Prime Minister Theresa May to withdraw an invitation to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who is expected to visit within a few weeks. Groups including the Stop the War coalition, the ...

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MAYOR JOHN BIGGS BEARS SOME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALARMING RISE IN CHILD POVERTY CLAIMS INDEPENDENT GROUP MAYORAL CANDIDATE CLLROHID AHMED

Independent Mayoral candidate for Tower Hamlets, Ohid Ahmed is demanding urgent action by both central government and Mayor John Biggs as latest figures show a massive increase in child poverty in the borough, which now has the highest percentage figure for the whole of ...

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School league tables: See how your secondary school has done

More than one in eight secondary schools in England is below the standard deemed acceptable by ministers, league table data shows. The secondary school league tables have just been published, featuring the results of the first pupils to sit new, ...

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Rough sleeper numbers in England rise for seventh year running

An estimated 4,751 people bedded down outside overnight in 2017, up 15% on previous year Rough sleeping in England has increased for the seventh consecutive year, official figures show, and charities say even this steep rise fails to capture the ...

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Crime statistics: Violent crime and sex offences rising

The number of violent crimes and sex offences recorded by police in England and Wales has risen sharply over the past year, figures show. Knife crime and robbery also increased in the 12 months to September 2017 compared with the ...

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UK weather: Storm Georgina batters Britain with winds of up to 90mph

High wind warnings have been extended as Storm Georgina batters the UK with gusts of up to 90mph possible. Many ferry services have been cancelled while flooding has disrupted road and rail travel. Met Office yellow “be aware” warnings for high ...

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UK unemployment falls to 1.44 million

UK unemployment fell by 3,000 to 1.44 million in the three months to November, official figures show. The number of those in work increased sharply and wages rose at their fastest rate in almost a year, the Office for National ...

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