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Government 'concerned' about possible use of UK munitions in Yemen civil war

The Government is "deeply concerned" about the possible use of UK munitions by the Saudi air force in strikes on civilian targets in Yemen's civil war, Boris Johnson has said.

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Commuters face travel chaos as rail and Tube staff strike

Rail and Tube workers will launch a wave of strikes and other forms of industrial action from this week, causing travel chaos for hundreds of thousands of passengers.

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Killer drivers could face life sentences under Government crackdown

Dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences for the first time under a new crackdown.

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Johnson: Plan for UK to pay for access to single market is 'speculation'

Boris Johnson has stoked Cabinet tensions over Brexit after he dismissed the idea the UK could pay "large" amounts into Brussels for continued access to the single market after it had left the European Union.

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Call for probe into Jose Mourinho 'offshore tax haven'

Calls have been made for an investigation into Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's financial affairs after claims millions of pounds was moved offshore to avoid tax.

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NHS England launches trial of PrEP HIV treatment after court ruling

NHS England is launching a trial of the controversial HIV treatment PrEP after losing a Court of Appeal battle over who should fund it.

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Theresa May warns Whitehall moles - and the memo is leaked

Theresa May has ordered a crackdown on unauthorised leaks by ministers and civil servants with a warning that culprits will face instant dismissal if they are caught ... a leaked memorandum has revealed.

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Football abuse probe: Chelsea apologises to ex-striker Gary Johnson

Chelsea Football Club has apologised "profusely" to former striker Gary Johnson over his treatment as a youth team player as the number of clubs embroiled in the child sex abuse scandal reportedly climbed to 55.

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Man arrested after police probe Twitter post 'urging people to Jo Cox an MP'

A man has been arrested following investigations into an allegedly threatening Twitter post that called for people to "Jo Cox" an MP.

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'Egotistical' Edward VIII 'would have been a useless king'

Edward VIII would have been a "useless king" had he stayed on the throne and his abdication saved the monarchy, a historian has said.

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And then there were three - jungle trio bid for I'm A Celebrity crown

A woman best known for watching TV from the comfort of her own home, a comedian and a soap actor are the three finalists in this year's reality jungle adventure I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!

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Trust in politicians near rock bottom, survey reveals

Trust in politicians is "approaching rock bottom" with only 19% of the public thinking they were largely telling the truth during the EU referendum campaign, researchers have said.

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Tories accuse Labour over Article 50 debate amendment plan

The Conservatives have accused Labour of trying to "frustrate the will of the British people" over Brexit, after Jeremy Corbyn said they would seek to table an amendment if the Supreme Court rules there must be a vote in Parliament.

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Sir Edward Heath probe 'not a fishing trip or witch-hunt', police chief says

A chief constable has defended his force's handling of child sex allegations against former prime minister Sir Edward Heath.

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Unions clash with management over impact of Post Office strike

The two sides in a dispute at the Post Office have clashed over the impact of a strike, with management saying most of the network was operating but unions reporting solid support.

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Warning over freezing conditions as winter bites

Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing this weekend, prompting health officials to warn that the chilly conditions can be deadly.

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Minimum alcohol pricing 'could improve nation's health'

The Government has said it will continue to look at minimum pricing for alcohol in light of a new report which argues it could improve the nation's health.

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Corbyn calls on socialists to unite against right-wing populism sweeping Europe

The left must not abandon its socialist principles in the face of a rising tide of "right-wing populism", Jeremy Corbyn has warned.

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Payout scheme for rail travel delay should be rolled out across Britain, says MP

A new scheme to compensate rail passengers for journeys delayed by just 15 minutes on some lines has created "unfairness" for those on the rest of the network, the head of the Commons' Transport Select Committee has warned.

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Warning over freezing conditions as winter bites

Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing this weekend, prompting health officials to warn that the chilly conditions can be deadly.

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