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Three Wakefield Wildcats players injured in road crash

Three rugby players have been treated in hospital after the car they were travelling in was involved in a collision.

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Theresa May 'can trigger Brexit without Parliament'

MPs could be sidelined by Theresa May over Brexit, with the Prime Minister reportedly set to deny them a vote before formally triggering the process of leaving the European Union.

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May orders public service audit to reveal racial disparities

Theresa May has launched an audit of public services to root out racial disparities as part of a drive to tackle inequality and reveal "difficult truths".

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Hospitality boss held in Rio ticket touting probe 'set to be released'

A sports hospitality boss arrested by police in Rio over an alleged ticket touting operation is due to be released from preventative detention, his company has said.

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'British boy executing prisoner' in IS video

The so-called Islamic State (IS) has released a video featuring a child - purportedly British - appearing to execute a prisoner.

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'Major incident' declared after motorway bridge struck by lorry collapses

A major police operation is under way after a lorry hit a motorway bridge, causing it to collapse on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

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Owen Smith unveils plan to scrap tuition fees in favour of graduate tax

Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith will set out plans to scrap university tuition fees in an effort to win over the youth vote.

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Bomb squad called in after Birmingham terror arrests

Five men are being questioned by detectives after being arrested over alleged terror offences.

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Survey to find most hated English word axed after offensive contributions

A campaign to find the English language's most hated word has been axed - after the website was flooded with foul-mouthed contributions.

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Hush-hush deals hide scale of campus harassment claims - campaigners

The use of non-disclosure agreements in sexual harassment cases at universities is masking the scale of the problem, campaigners have said.

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Nasa spacecraft Juno set for record-breaking Jupiter approach

A spacecraft on a mission to Jupiter will make a record-breaking close approach to the giant planet today.

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Private schools follow national trend with slight A-level results dip

Private schools have followed national trends by seeing a dip in A-level success.

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Sir Richard Branson: I thought I would die in bike crash

Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson said he thought he was going to die after coming off his bicycle in a high-speed crash.

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UN committee concerned about rise in racist hate crimes after Brexit vote

A United Nations body has expressed serious concerns about the increase in racist hate crimes in parts of the UK as a result of the Brexit vote.

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'Very little anecdotal evidence' UK economy hit by Brexit uncertainty

The UK economy continued to grow in the run-up to the Brexit vote, with "very little anecdotal evidence" to suggest it had been hit by uncertainty surrounding the EU referendum.

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Information Commissioner 'looking into' WhatsApp privacy policy changes

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has said it is "looking into" the changes WhatsApp has made to its privacy policy with regard to the messaging app sharing user details with businesses.

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Ben & Jerry ice cream tubs recalled in metal pieces scare

Tubs of one of Ben & Jerry's best-known ice creams have been recalled over fears they may contain small pieces of metal.

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33 restaurants to close as Frankie & Benny's owner suffers £22.5m loss

The struggling owner of Frankie & Benny's and Garfunkel's has swung to a loss and announced that it is shutting 33 under-performing sites as part of strategic review.

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Hillary Clinton blasts Nigel Farage for Trump rally attack

Hillary Clinton has launched a vicious attack on Nigel Farage after the outgoing Ukip leader said he would not vote for the Democratic presidential-hopeful even if he was paid to do so.

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Sir Philip Green stitched me up, ex-BHS boss claims

The former owner of BHS has claimed he was "stitched up" by the collapsed high street chain store's former owner Sir Philip Green.

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