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David Davis aims to break Brexit deadlock in fresh round of talks

Brexit Secretary David Davis is embarking on a fresh round of negotiations on Britain’s EU withdrawal in an attempt to break the deadlock in the stalled talks process.

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Theresa May during the election campaign (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Tories ‘had one of their best results among working class at election’

The Conservative party probably had one of its best results among the working class in the general election but people on low incomes were still more likely to vote for Labour, a new study reveals.

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UK must decide whether spending ‘minimum’ on defence is enough – US ambassador

The UK must decide if spending the “minimum” on defence is enough to continue to be a leading world power, the new US ambassador to Britain has said.

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Sir David Attenborough (David Parry/PA)

Seeing albatross feed chick plastic was heartbreaking – Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough has described the “heartbreaking” moment an albatross feeds its chick plastic instead of fish in a sequence filmed for Blue Planet II.

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As part of the scheme, some reception staff have been trained as 'care navigators' (Anthony Devlin/PA)

Scheme that sees GP receptionists direct patients to services trialled

An initiative to train GP receptionists in directing patients to different services if they do not require an appointment with a doctor has been trialled in parts of England.

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A seventh person has been arrested in connection with the Parsons Green bombing (Jonathan Brady/PA)

Seventh person arrested over Parsons Green bombing

A seventh person has been arrested in connection with the Parsons Green bombing, Scotland Yard said.

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The number of distilleries in the UK has increased by a fifth in the last year amid a sudden popularity in artisan gin (Jon Buckle/Empics)

Artisan gin’s surge in popularity shown as distilleries rise by fifth in year

The number of distilleries in the UK has increased by a fifth in the last year amid a sudden popularity in artisan gin, a new report shows.

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Emergency services at the Stratford Centre in east London (Isabel Infantes/PA)

Boy, 15, bailed by police after six injured in shopping centre ‘acid attack’

A 15-year-old boy arrested in connection with a noxious substance attack in which six people were injured has been released on bail.

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Shadow chancellor John McDonnell (Victoria Jones/PA)

John McDonnell vows to cap credit card interest to tackle ‘debt crisis’

A Labour government would cap credit card interest so that no-one pays back more than twice the amount of their original borrowing, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has announced.

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Jeremy Corbyn has avoided a potentially party-splitting vote on Brexit (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Labour divisions exposed as conference vote on Brexit ruled out

Labour divisions over Europe erupted after conference delegates agreed not to push the issue of Brexit to a vote.

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Police said a 16-year-old schoolgirl has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder  (Peter Byrne/PA)

Schoolgirl held for attempted murder after welfare officer is stabbed

A 16-year-old schoolgirl has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a welfare officer was stabbed at a secondary school.

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Greater Manchester Police are investigating (Dave Thompson/PA)

Police launch ‘hate crime’ probe after surgeon stabbed in neck outside mosque

A surgeon has been stabbed on his way to a mosque by attackers who shouted “abusive” comments, according to a Muslim community leader.

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An Aldi store

Aldi sales race ahead despite profits blow from investment and price cuts

Aldi has seen sales jump to record heights despite profits slipping by nearly a fifth as the supermarket drove investment into cutting prices and expanding its reach.

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Bank of England strike

Bank of England warns UK banks are ‘underestimating’ risks of growing consumer debt

UK banks will need to put aside an extra £10 billion to help protect them from consumer credit losses after the Bank of England warned that lenders are “underestimating” the risks of growing household debt.

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan (Adam Davy/PA)

Uber making aggressive threats over TfL licence decision, says London Mayor

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has accused Uber of behaving in an “aggressive” manner.

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The boss of Uber has apologised for 'the mistakes we've made' (Laura Dale/PA)

Uber’s boss says sorry for ‘mistakes’ after firm denied London licence renewal

The boss of Uber has apologised for “the mistakes we’ve made” after the ride-hailing firm was denied a new operating licence in London.

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The Bronze Age torc (British Museum/PA)

‘Rare and beautiful’ Bronze Age gold neck band secured by museum

An “extraordinarily rare, precious and beautiful” Bronze Age gold torc found by metal detectorists in a ploughed field in Cambridgeshire has been saved for the nation.

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Police launch hate crime probe after surgeon stabbed in neck outside mosque

A surgeon has been stabbed on his way to a mosque by attackers who shouted “abusive” comments, according to a Muslim community leader.

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Delegates decide priorities, says McDonnell, as Brexit not chosen for debate

John McDonnell has denied that Labour’s leadership is trying to quash debate about Brexit at the party’s Brighton conference.

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Supermarket customer satisfaction survey

Aldi cheers record sales as price cuts and investment hit profits

Aldi has seen sales jump to record heights despite profits slipping by nearly a fifth as the supermarket drove investment into cutting prices and expanding its reach.

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