Plea from parents of terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard ‘inadmissible’, judges say

Judges in the European Court of Human Rights have rejected a plea from the parents of terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard to intervene in the case.

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Grenfell probe: PM says major national inquiry required to examine cladding use

A “major national investigation” must take place into the decades-long use of potentially flammable cladding on high-rise towers across the country, Prime Minister Theresa May has said.

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Charles meets Grenfell Tower survivors and hails ‘fantastic’ volunteers

The Prince of Wales praised volunteers for their “fantastic” work as he visited a relief centre helping survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire.

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Diesel the dog has emergency surgery after swallowing baby’s bottle teat

A dog has undergone emergency surgery after swallowing a baby’s bottle teat.

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MoD didn’t support Rigby family – murdered soldier’s mother

The mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby has criticised the Ministry of Defence, saying it failed to support her family.

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UK out of EU customs union and single market by March 2019, David Davis says

The UK will be out of the EU customs union and single market by March 2019, David Davis said.

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Advertising giant WPP among firms affected by worldwide cyber attack

Advertising giant WPP said the firm had been hit by a “suspected cyber attack” amid reports hackers had caused widespread disruption to companies across the globe.

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Crunch talks held at Stormont as parties bid to thrash out powersharing deal

Round-table all-party talks aimed at resurrecting political powersharing have been held at Stormont.

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PM defends £1bn DUP deal amid Labour claims it will ‘increase division’

Theresa May has defended her £1 billion deal with the Democratic Unionist Party amid Labour claims it will see most of the UK miss out on billions in additional funding for infrastructure and public services.

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Second independence referendum plans on hold, Nicola Sturgeon tells Holyrood

Nicola Sturgeon has announced she is putting plans for a second independence referendum on hold.

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ONS figures reveal worrying poverty rates in UK

Almost one in three Britons has spent time in poverty in recent years, according to new statistics.

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Queen among mourners at funeral service for Countess Mountbatten of Burma

The life of Countess Mountbatten of Burma was remembered at her funeral attended by the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and her godson, the Prince of Wales.

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Finsbury Park terror attack suspect appears in court

A 47-year-old man has appeared in court accused of murder and attempted murder over the Finsbury Park terror attack.

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Paolo Nutini ‘told police officer he drunk vodka before driving home’

Singer Paolo Nutini told a police officer he drunk vodka in a pub with friends before driving home, a court has heard.

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Mascot Bradley Lowery’s mother says stop contacting her to ask if he has died

The mother of terminally-ill football mascot Bradley Lowery has asked people to stop contacting her on social media to see if he has died.

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Mayor launches London knife crime crackdown after wave of fatal stabbings

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a major crackdown on the “scourge of knife crime” in the capital after three fatal stabbings were reported within hours of each other.

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Mislaying of 700,000 medical letters ‘totally unacceptable’ says Jeremy Hunt

A major blunder which saw more than 700,000 confidential patient letters mislaid was “totally unacceptable” and should never have been allowed to happen, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

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Sir Ed Davey rules out Lib Dem leadership tilt and opens way for Sir Vince Cable

Former cabinet minister Sir Ed Davey has ruled out running for the Liberal Democrat leadership, appearing to leave the way clear for Sir Vince Cable to take the job.

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PM pledges ‘record level of funding’ for schools amid criticism over cash crisis

Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to invest record levels of money in schools despite facing criticism from cash-strapped headteachers about a funding crisis.

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Man loses challenge over sentence for murdering EastEnders actress and children

The partner of former EastEnders star Sian Blake has lost a challenge against his “whole-life” jail sentence for murdering her and their two young children.

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