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Man aged 30 arrested in Westminster terror attack probe

A 30-year-old man has been arrested in Birmingham by officers investigating the Westminster terror attack.

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Counter-terrorism strategy should not just focus on Muslims, says Corbyn

The Government's Prevent strategy should be broadened and focus on all communities to stop Muslims feeling singled out, Jeremy Corbyn has suggested.

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Cabin baggage ban on laptops and tablets could extend to all flights, hints Rudd

Britain's ban on laptops and tablets being carried as cabin baggage on inbound flights from a group of Middle East countries could at some stage be extended to all flights, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has suggested.

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Security agencies need back doors into encrypted services, says Home Secretary

Encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp should build back doors into their systems so intelligence agencies can read suspected terrorists' messages during investigations, the Home Secretary has said.

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UK 'undoubtedly worse off' without Brexit deal, EU's Michel Barnier warns

Britain leaving the European Union with no deal is a "distinct possibility" and would "undoubtedly" leave the country worse off, the European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator has said.

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Ukip's role not over by long shot despite party's only MP quitting, says Farage

Ukip's role in British politics is "not over by a long shot" despite the resignation of the party's only MP Douglas Carswell, Nigel Farage has claimed.

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Powersharing talks break down ahead of Stormont deal deadline

Powersharing talks in Northern Ireland have broken down after Sinn Fein withdrew.

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Gas blast wrecked dance studio just hour after children were in building

Children were in a dance studio just an hour before it was destroyed in a suspected gas explosion.

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'He will always live in our hearts,' says mother of death plunge teenager

The mother of one of two teenagers found dead at the bottom of cliffs has said he was "one of the gifts of life".

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Scarlett Johansson fears humanity's 'loss of compassion' in modern age

Ghost In The Shell star Scarlett Johansson has shared her fears that we are losing our sense of compassion in an increasingly digital world.

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Will Cheryl and Liam Payne's baby boy be called Alfie or Taylor?

Fans have speculated that Cheryl and Liam Payne will call their newborn son Alfie or Taylor.

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Chancellor's firm enjoys business rates cut while others suffer massive hike

Chancellor Philip Hammond's property firm has been handed a business rates cut of more than £12,000 over the next five years, as the Government hits thousands of other companies with crippling hikes.

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Charities expected to lose £200m in EU funding after Brexit, committee warns

Charities which are "the lifeblood of society" are expected to lose £200 million in European Union funding after Brexit, a parliamentary committee has warned.

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Arundhati Roy: My mother broke me and made me

Booker-prize winning author Arundhati Roy said knew she would be a writer from a very young age because she understood her mother's personal anguish when she was just three years old.

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Thandie Newton joins cast of hit police drama Line Of Duty

Thandie Newton will join the cast of hit police drama Line Of Duty as it returns today.

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Congratulations flood in to new parents Cheryl and Liam

Family, friends and fans of Cheryl and Liam Payne have been offering their congratulations to the new parents.

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Brave MP Tobias Ellwood 'heartbroken' he could not save life of Pc Keith Palmer

"Hero" MP Tobias Ellwood has said he is "heartbroken" that his efforts to save the life of a police officer during the Westminster terror attack were ultimately unsuccessful.

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Douglas Carswell facing by-election calls after quitting Ukip

Douglas Carswell is facing calls to trigger a by-election after quitting as Ukip's only MP and plunging the party into fresh turmoil.

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PM urged by food experts to continue tariff-free trade with EU post-Brexit

Food and drink manufacturers, retailers and farmers have called on Theresa May to ensure they continue to enjoy tariff-free trade with the European Union after Brexit.

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Civil servant working to ensure UK stays together is moved to Brexit department

A senior civil servant who has been working to ensure the UK stays together has been moved to the Brexit department amid fresh calls for Scottish independence.

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