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Five Supreme Court justices allowed the appeal

Named person scheme to go ahead despite 'incompatible' ruling, ministers say

Artist impression of St Michael's Upper Square from the proposed 700,000 sq ft city centre development.(St Michael's Partnership/PA)

Gary Neville unveils plans to build new Manchester skyscrapers

Nationwide Building Society cautioned that the increased economic uncertainty following the EU referendum could lead to weaker demand for homes

House price average passes record £205,000, says Nationwide

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Jodie Betteridge (left) and Lynne Freeman were killed by Alan Bennett in two separate attacks just minutes apart in Redcar (Cleveland Police/PA)

Man admits stab murders of two women minutes apart

Henry McLeish has called on Scottish Labour to sever its ties with the wider UK party

Henry McLeish calls on Scottish Labour to break away from UK party

Jeremy Corbyn is facing legal action aimed at overturning the Labour Party's decision to guarantee him a place on the leadership ballot

Decision due on legal challenge to Corbyn's place on leadership ballot

Lloyds is targeting £1.4 billion in cost savings by the end of next year

Lloyds shedding 3,000 jobs and 200 branches amid Brexit fallout

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An artist's impression issued by EDF of plans for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station

EDF set to make final decision on Hinkley Point nuclear site

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Prime Minister Theresa May's Euorpean tour could turn awkward when she meets the pro-free movement leaders of Poland and Slovakia

PM faces tricky meetings with Polish and Slovakian leaders

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Daniel Rodriguez, also known as Grimey D, is being sentenced at Wood Green Crown Court

Rapper to be sentenced after filming himself having sex with schoolgirls

Scientists trialling LMTX managed to slow the progression of the disease over 15 months

New drug slows Alzheimer's progress, research reveals

Fuel prices should fall, the RAC said

Pump prices 'should be cut by 3p per litre after oil price drop'

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Inmates in the library at Wandsworth Prison

'Objective assessment' kept extremist books on prison shelves

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French police are stepping up security at tourist hotspots following the terror attacks (AP)

Armed police to protect tourists on French beaches

Nigel Farage will not confirm or deny a report that he was turned down by CBB bosses after asking for £750,000

Celebs poised to move into Big Brother house

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Corporal Josh Hoole died when he collapsed during a training run in Brecon, Wales, on July 19

Funeral of training-exercise death soldier taking place

In 2013/14 councils were only able to build 1 per cent of new homes, according to the Local Government Association

Council house building renaissance urged to tackle affordable homes 'crisis'

England fans in the Walkabout Pub in central London, during Euro 2016

Beer sales increase thanks to Euro football tournament

Many popular dips contain high levels of salt, a study claims

'Healthy' dips are actually salt, fat and calorie traps, study finds

Facebook saw revenue grow.

Facebook users grow to 1.7bn a month as revenue exceeds expectations

The number of workers fell by 2.4% compared with the same period last year, with 'deep declines' reported in April and May

Jobs in retail hits two-year low, report reveals

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UK car producers are concerned about the fallout from Brexit

Further increases for UK car production, but Brexit fears linger

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The Brexit vote saw spending confidence hit a three-year low

Consumer confidence 'took clear dive' following Brexit vote

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Plaid believes the UK's reputation will be damaged under Boris Johnson

Johnson and Fox dubbed 'double act of danger' by Plaid Cymru

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An hour's moderate exercise a day can counteract the deadly effects of office work or TV-watching, scientists believe.

An hour's walk can cancel out eight hours behind a desk, scientists say

The elderly prison population is expected to rise

Prisoner with dementia 'kept handcuffed just before death'

Police at the scene in Headley after a man was shot dead

Pool party gun victim named by police

Facebook saw revenue grow

Facebook users grow to 1.7bn a month as revenue exceeds expectations

India Chipchase was found dead in Tenniswood's house

India Chipchase murder trial accused 'went for kebab' court told

The judge is analysing the case at a public hearing in the Family Division of the High Court

Judge asked to help Briton 'locked up by father in Saudi Arabia'

Discretionary spending is up on this time one year ago, the study says

Average family spending power up on June 2015 levels

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Bradford West MP Naz Shah has written to the prime minister of Pakistan, asking for Samia Shahid's body to be exhumed

Murder investigation launched into death of Bradford woman in Pakistan

Italian premier Matteo Renzi and Prime Minister Theresa May hold a joint press conference after their meeting in Rome (AP)

Brexit preparations have started, Theresa May reveals during Italy visit

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Murdered priest Father Jacques Hamel (Cindy Aubree/AP)

Priest killing: Islamist terrorists will not prevail, says May

The Home Office said the operation was carried out with the "full co-operation" of the burger chain earlier this month

35 workers at burger chain Byron held for immigration offences

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MP Frank Field has written to Prime Minister Theresa May about his concerns

Courier firm Hermes accused over low pay and poor treatment of workers

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A bacterium that lives in the human nose produces an antibiotic lethal to the MRSA superbug, scientists have discovered

Nose bacterium proves lethal to MRSA superbug

A misconduct case against three Metropolitan Police officers has collapsed

Racism is like a disease within Met Police, says Tasered firefighter

Two officers have completed a course to become trained polygraph examiners (Essex Police/PA)

Convicted sex offender admits new offence after lie detector test

Rocky the orangutan who mimicked the pitch and tone of human sounds (University of Durham/PA)

Rocky the orangutan apes human speech in knockout study

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Paedophile Jimmy Savile died in 2011

Savile victims can be paid compensation from his estate, High Court judge rules

Tributes outside a home in Lon Tan-yr-Allt, Alltwen, near Pontardawe

Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze

John Nimmo was previously jailed in 2014 for sending abusive messages to feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez and Labour MP Stella Creasy

Man who sent death threats to Labour MP Luciana Berger facing second jail term

Prime Minister Theresa May and Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny speak to the media inside 10 Downing Street

Theresa May to meet Italian PM on Brexit diplomacy tour

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Labour MP Naz Shah

Woman arrested over 'threats' to MP Naz Shah

Some consultants are earning £1,000 in overtime for just four hours' work

Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge

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Michel Barnier officially takes his position on October 1

Ex-EC vice-president Michel Barnier appointed to lead Brexit negotiations

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A decision on airport expansion has been left to new Prime Minister Theresa May

MPs see Heathrow expansion as top priority for the economy, poll shows

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Researchers found a link between poor cognitive ability and the thickness of retinal nerves

Eye and smell tests may reveal early dementia signs

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