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Westminster terror attacker named as Khalid Masood

The Westminster terror attacker has been named as Khalid Masood.

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Student thrown over bonnet of killer's car in Westminster attack

A student injured in the Westminster terror attack went over the bonnet of the killer's car as the carnage began, his mother said today.

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Ex-Tory MP Bob Spink who defected to Ukip charged with electoral fraud

Former Conservative MP Bob Spink, who defected to Ukip and became its first ever MP, has been charged with electoral fraud.

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Quarterly retail sales show biggest drop since 2010

Retail sales in the three months to February recorded their biggest drop in almost seven years as rising petrol prices cut into households' disposable income.

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Finish the peace building of Martin McGuinness, Clinton urges leaders

Former US president Bill Clinton has made an impassioned plea for people to finish the peace building of Martin McGuinness.

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Sea ice cover reaches record low as winter ends in the Arctic

The Arctic has ended the winter with record low sea ice cover after warm temperatures and "heat waves", US scientists said.

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Hospital staff more likely than patients to be served fresh food, report finds

NHS staff are more than twice as likely as patients to be served fresh food in hospitals, according to a new report.

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Calls for 10% fruit and vegetable subsidy to encourage healthier eating

Healthy foods such as fruit and vegetables should be subsidised by up to 10% to encourage healthy eating habits, a study suggests.

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Drug-resistant strains threatening efforts to eradicate TB, scientists say

Decades of progress in combating tuberculosis are in danger of being derailed by the rising tide of drug-resistant TB strains, experts have warned.

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Sir Richard Branson says hard Brexit 'a shot in the foot' as he urges new vote

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson is calling for a second EU referendum, warning a hard Brexit will be a "shot in the foot" for Britain.

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Censored 16th century book 'may offer clues' to female anatomy knowledge lag

A censored 16th century anatomy book may provide evidence that taboos slowed the development of knowledge of the female genitals, researchers have said.

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Pilot jailed after preparing to fly jet while over legal alcohol limit

A pilot who admitted preparing to fly a passenger jet while more than double the legal alcohol limit has been jailed for 10 months.

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Ex-school governor embroiled in Trojan Horse row: I am not radical or extremist

A former chairman of governors at a state secondary school embroiled in an alleged Trojan Horse Muslim takeover plot in Birmingham has told a tribunal that he would not describe himself as extremist or radical.

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Post-Brexit vote fall in EU nationals working in UK 'driven by graduates'

Graduates drove a 50,000 fall in numbers of EU nationals working in the UK in the wake of last year's Brexit vote, according to new analysis.

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Pre-Brexit 'sweet spot' for exporters unlikely to last, warns Bank deputy

UK exporters are in a welcome "sweet spot" thanks to a boost from the Brexit-hit pound - but this is unlikely to last , according to a senior Bank of England policymaker.

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Women reluctant to join companies offering unequal pay, survey finds

Companies refusing to pay men and women the same salaries will find it difficult to recruit female workers, a report warns.

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Criticism of Jimmy Fallon over Trump interview was unfair, says James Corden

British comedian James Corden has defended rival talk show host Jimmy Fallon over "unfair" criticism of his interview with US President Donald Trump.

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Next annual profits show first fall for eight years

High street giant Next has revealed its first fall in annual profits for eight years as it was hit by sliding sales and warned that 2017 is set to be "another tough year".

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Airline cabin laptop ban to be implemented 'no later than Saturday'

The UK's c abin baggage ban on laptops and tablets must be implemented by Saturday, the Department for Transport (DfT) said.

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Theresa May defends under-fire school funding reforms

Theresa May has been forced to defend the controversial shake-up of school funding in England after a respected economic think tank warned it would create "significant winners and losers".

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