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Tories blast Sir John Major for 'bitter and craven' criticism of Brexit strategy

Conservative Eurosceptics have attacked "bitter" and "craven" former prime minister Sir John Major over his stinging criticism of Theresa May's Brexit strategy.

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'Little future' for Ukip with Douglas Carswell in the party, says Nigel Farage

Ukip's only MP is actively trying to damage the party and must be thrown out immediately, according to Nigel Farage.

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Coroner to deliver conclusions at inquest into deaths of Tunisia attack victims

The coroner at the inquest into the deaths of 30 Britons killed by an extremist gunman in Tunisia is to deliver his conclusions.

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Government departments told to find cuts of up to 6% under £3.5bn savings plan

Whitehall departments have been told to find cuts of up to 6% under plans to shave billions off public spending, the Government has said.

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Police chief 'calls for counselling and rehab for lower level paedophiles'

A leading child protection officer has suggested paedophiles who view indecent images should not be given criminal sanctions unless they pose a physical threat to children, according to The Times.

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Boris Johnson to address business chiefs amid Brexit timetable concerns

Boris Johnson will address business chiefs today after they set out a series of demands for Brexit - including potentially delaying the break from the EU if a trade deal cannot be struck by the end of the two-year negotiation process.

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Ex-footballer Adam Johnson to launch new appeal over grooming conviction

Disgraced former footballer Adam Johnson launches a fresh appeal today against his conviction for grooming and engaging in sexual activity with a besotted teenage fan.

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Profit warning and apology to customers from group behind Southern Railway

The group behind Southern Railway has warned over profits and apologised to passengers after "lengthy and significant" strike action left half-year earnings at its rail arm tumbling by 35%.

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Prison officers warned they face legal case over 'unlawful' industrial action

The Ministry of Justice has warned it will take legal action over "unlawful" industrial action by prison staff.

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Valuable collection of buried treasure found in Staffordshire

Another valuable collection of buried treasure has been discovered in Staffordshire.

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Regulator backing cut in bills for BT's landline-only customers

BT could be forced to slash the phone bills of millions of customers with a landline-only contract under proposals being considered by Ofcom, a move that would see £60 a year in household savings.

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Patients dying as hospitals are 'jam-full', says doctors' report

NHS doctors' experiences of "grave pressure" they face while working in the health service have been laid bare in a new report.

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MPs sound warning over mixed results from academy trusts

Evidence that academy chains can improve pupils' results is "limited and varied", MPs have warned.

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McDonnell urges help for small businesses to prevent high street 'wasteland'

A £500 million emergency package of funding should be established to help high street shops facing a hike in business rates, shadow chancellor John McDonnell will tell company chiefs.

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Judge to deliver conclusions at inquest into deaths of Tunisia attack victims

The families of British victims of the Tunisia terror attack are expected to gather on Tuesday to hear the final chapter of the inquest into the deaths of their loved ones.

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Tories blast Sir John Major for 'bitter and craven' criticism of Brexit strategy

Conservative Eurosceptics have attacked "bitter" and "craven" former prime minister Sir John Major over his stinging criticism of Theresa May's Brexit strategy.

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British children sent overseas faced 'unacceptable depravity', inquiry told

Vulnerable British children shipped overseas in a controversial migration programme were victims of "unacceptable depravity" including torture, sexual abuse and slavery, an inquiry has heard.

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Motorists facing hike in insurance premiums after compensation rule change

Millions of motorists are facing increased insurance premiums while the NHS will have to find an extra £1 billion following a change to the formula used to calculate compensation payouts.

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More transparency urged in NHS over pay for agency staff

The NHS in England is spending tens of millions of pounds employing a few hundred agency staff, new figures show.

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Jeremy Corbyn insists he is 'very happy' amid warning of 'soft coup' to oust him

Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he is "very happy" and Labour is moving forward, as a key ally warned a "soft coup" was under way against his leadership of the party.

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