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Police chief suspended over Hillsborough to challenge commissioner in court

South Yorkshire chief constable David Crompton has responded to his forced removal by his police and crime commissioner (PCC) by saying he will challenge the decision in the courts.

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'Very high rates' of anxiety and depression for young women

Social media and the pursuit of "perfection" could be fuelling a rise in anxiety and depression among young women, experts warn.

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Theresa May defends abuse inquiry as junior counsel becomes latest to quit

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has received a fresh blow as a top lawyer confirmed she had quit her role.

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Man charged over deaths of two workers stabbed near store

A man has been charged with murdering two Matalan workers who were stabbed close to the store where they worked, police said.

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Government calls time on Help to Buy mortgage scheme

Philip Hammond has confirmed the Government is closing its Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme in the latest of George Osborne's flagship policies to be abandoned by the new administration.

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Man and woman held over death of baby girl found unresponsive on bus

A man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a baby was found unresponsive on a bus.

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Police to review football bribery and corruption claims after newspaper sting

Football bribery and corruption claims made in an undercover newspaper sting are being investigated by police.

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Campaigners demand urgent action to cut number of people killed on roads

Safety campaigners have urged the Government to take more action to cut road deaths after new figures showed there has been no significant reduction in the traffic accident fatalities since 2011.

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Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to retire early

Britain's most senior police officer is to retire seven months before the end of his contract.

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Charlotte makes voice heard playing with George on royal tour of Canada

Prince George and Princess Charlotte enjoyed a play day with the children of Canadian military families - as they made their first joint appearance at an official event.

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Queen's 100th birthday messages may have risen by 50% in 10 years

The number of congratulatory messages sent by the Queen to people reaching their 100th birthday may have risen by up to a half over the past decade.

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Post-Brexit free trade with EU will be possible, claims Liam Fox

Liam Fox and fellow senior Tories have insisted Britain can maintain free trade with the European Union and control over immigration after Brexit despite fresh warnings that it would be "impossible".

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European Space Agency prepares to crash probe into comet

Final preparations are being made to crash a European spacecraft on to a comet, bringing a dramatic end to the £1 billion Rosetta mission.

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Narrowing gender salary gap 'could boost UK economy by more than £600bn'

Narrowing the yawning salary gap between men and women could bolster the UK economy by hundreds of billions of pounds, a report has revealed.

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Price comparison websites face review by competition watchdog

The competition watchdog has launched a review of price comparison websites to investigate public awareness of how they earn their money and the level to which they actually benefit consumers.

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Bob Geldof attacks Donald Trump and Boris Johnson at Canada summit

Bob Geldof used his opening ceremony speech at the One Young World Summit to label Donald Trump a "racist" and a "liar".

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Alton Towers visitor numbers down as Merlin 'learns lessons' of Smiler crash

Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments said it had "learned every lesson" from last year's Smiler rollercoaster crash as it revealed that visitor numbers were still being affected.

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Negotiating Brexit could cost £65m and require 520 more staff, think-tank warns

Planning for Brexit could cost the Government £65 million a year and involve hiring at least 500 civil servants - but time is being "wasted" on "political squabbles and turf wars", a new report warns.

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Danny Willett says sorry after his brother provokes Ryder Cup backlash

British golf star Danny Willett has apologised after his brother branded American Ryder Cup fans a "braying mob of imbeciles" in a scathing magazine article.

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Some painkillers 'increase the risk of developing heart failure'

Common painkillers used by millions of people in the UK are linked to an increased risk of heart failure, experts have said.

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