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Jeremy Corbyn turns on Sir Richard Branson amid 'ram-packed' train controversy

Jeremy Corbyn has angrily turned on Sir Richard Branson and the media as the controversy over his "ram-packed" train claim continued to dog him .

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Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'

Hospital doctors battled in vain for 35 minutes to save ex-Aston Villa footballer Dalian Atkinson after he was shot with a police Taser, a coroner has heard.

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Royal Marine questioned in Northern Ireland terror probe 'linked to arms finds'

A Royal Marine is being questioned by detectives investigating Northern Ireland-linked terrorism, understood to be connected to two major dissident republican arms finds.

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IS supporter accused of bludgeoning imam to death remains at large, jury told

An IS supporter said to have bludgeoned an imam to death for practising "black magic" is at large after he flew to Turkey in the days that followed, a jury has heard.

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British woman dead and man fighting for life after Australian hostel stabbing

A 21-year-old British woman has been stabbed to death at a backpackers' hostel in Australia by an attacker shouting "Allahu Akbar".

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Three men die after being pulled from sea on hottest day of the year

Three men have died after being pulled from the sea on the hottest day of the year.

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Plane returns to Birmingham Airport after bird strike

A passenger plane had to return to Birmingham Airport after a bird strike.

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Slump in mortgage approvals following Brexit vote

The number of mortgage approvals slumped to a one-and-half-year low in the month after the Brexit vote, according to a high street banking report.

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Emotional return for bronze medal gymnast Amy Tinkler, 16

Gymnast Amy Tinkler wept and hugged friends and coaches as she had an emotional return to her club with her bronze-medal prize around her neck.

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Lloyds boss 'regrets reputation damage' after private life allegations

Antonio Horta-Osorio, the boss of Lloyds Banking Group, has expressed regret over damage to done to the lender's reputation following allegations about his private life.

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WPP growth strategy unaffected by Brexit as profits rise 15.8% to £690m

Advertising giant WPP said Brexit will not hinder its growth strategy after reporting a 15.8% rise in pre-tax profit to £690 million in the first half of the year.

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Paddy Power Betfair sees half-yearly profits rise to £136.4m

Bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair has reported a jump in profits for the first half of the year as the firm begins to benefit from its restructure.

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Plastic microbeads in hygiene products should face outright ban by 2017, say MPs

An outright ban on the use of plastic microbeads in bathroom products must be introduced by the Government to reduce harmful marine pollution, MPs have said.

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Brexit 'offers UK unique opportunity to reshape fishing industry'

Post-Brexit Britain needs to take back control of its waters in order to stop billions of dead fish being dumped back into the sea, a think-tank has insisted.

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Cost in calories to commuters revealed in new research

Commuting adds an average of more than 700 calories to people's diets every week, according to a new report.

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How Thatcher's Saudi stopover helped UK snatch arms deal from France

Previously secret government files reveal how officials helped former prime minister Margaret Thatcher carefully manage negotiations with the Saudis to land the UK's biggest ever arms deal.

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Jeremy Corbyn pledges NHS money will go to 'patients not contractors'

Jeremy Corbyn is to pledge cash for "patients not contractors" when he fleshes out plans billed as aiming to "renationalise" the NHS.

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Prisons watchdog backs social media pilot scheme for inmates

Prisoners should be allowed to use social media or Skype to keep in touch with relatives from behind bars under a pilot scheme, a watchdog has suggested.

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Pressure growing for independent review into practices at Sports Direct

Pressure is mounting on retail tycoon Mike Ashley after a shareholder group added its name to the growing list of investors calling for an independent review into working practices and a shake up of corporate governance at Sports Direct.

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Ofsted chief resigns after Isle of Wight 'inbreeding' jibe

The chairman of education watchdog Ofsted has quit after causing controversy by branding the Isle of Wight a "ghetto" where there was "inbreeding".

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