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Corbyn would be a threat to national security, Johnson warns

Electing Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister would be a threat to national security, Boris Johnson has claimed.

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Knife crime rises 14% as downward trend reverses

Knife and gun crime incidents recorded by police rose by more than 10% last year compared with 2015, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said.

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PM may not seek MPs' approval if deploying British forces, Johnson indicates

It would be difficult for Britain to say No if Donald Trump asked for assistance in military action against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad in response to further chemical attacks, Boris Johnson has said.

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Taylor Wimpey earmarks £130m to help leaseholders hit by rent review clauses

Taylor Wimpey is to set aside £130 million as part of plans to help customers trapped in onerous leasehold contracts drawn up by the housebuilder.

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Brexit minister rejects fears about drug firms' exodus

Brexit Secretary David Davis has sought to play down warnings that the world's biggest drugs firms could abandon Britain.

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Ex-Irish premier slams Boris Johnson for misleading UK voters on Brexit

Former Irish premier and EU ambassador John Bruton has launched a blistering broadside on Boris Johnson.

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Child rapist to be sentenced for attacks on boys

A serial child rapist is to find out how long he will spend in prison for carrying out another sickening sex attack.

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Two people die after car loses control and plunges into river

Two people have died after their car lost control and plunged into a river, police said.

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Assaults and self-harm in prisons at record levels

Violence behind bars is getting worse, according to the latest official figures, with incidents of assault and self-harm reaching record levels.

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Radio 1 apology over Orlando Bloom 'pikey' comment

BBC Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw has apologised after Orlando Bloom used the word "pikey" on his breakfast show.

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Dozens evacuated after gas main bursts into flames

Dozens of people have been evacuated from their homes in Hampshire after a gas main burst into flames.

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Jeremy Corbyn failed UK 'in hour of need', Tim Farron says

Tim Farron has turned his fire on Jeremy Corbyn over his handling of Brexit as he sought to get the Liberal Democrat campaign back on track.

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LGBT charity collapsed over 'chaotic' management after £1.4m grants - watchdog

A domestic violence charity that received £1.4 million of taxpayers' cash collapsed after "chaotic" management, according to a public spending watchdog.

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New plans to extend GP access 'could prove expensive and duplicate services'

Patients are still struggling to get GP appointments, although the Government's drive to force surgeries to open for longer risks duplicating services and could prove costly, MPs have said.

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Liberal Democrats to back Greens in Brighton seat

The Liberal Democrats will not contest the seat currently held by Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas.

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Staff shortages and Brexit concerns 'jeopardising' children's health services

A serious shortage of paediatricians and concerns over Brexit are putting children's health services at risk, a Royal College has warned.

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Government accounts 'should detail spending to show value for money'

It should be easier for citizens and MPs to assess whether Government spending offers value for money, a cross-party committee has said.

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Politicians 'working in the dark' over scrutiny of conflict and security fund

MPs and peers have warned they are sceptical about government promises to increase transparency around a secretive £1 billion anti-war fund.

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Technology sector has largest 'like-for-like' gender pay gap in UK, survey shows

Women in the UK technology industry are paid on average 16% less than men, new research into the wage gap claims.

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Corbyn would be a threat to national security, Johnson warns

Electing Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister would be a threat to national security, Boris Johnson has claimed.

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