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New inquiry will probe fraud risks around new pension freedoms

Concerns that savers could be at risk of scams as people take up the new pension freedoms are being probed by MPs.

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Queen expresses deep sadness in message to Mexico’s president

The Queen has sent a message of sympathy to the president of Mexico following the devastating earthquake that has claimed hundreds of lives in his country.

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Hero’s welcome in Edinburgh for round-the-world cyclist

The fastest man to cycle around the globe has returned home to a hero’s welcome following his record-breaking feat.

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Woman held at Heathrow in terrorism probe freed on bail

A woman arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of being part of a terrorist group has been released on bail.

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Thomas Cook pilots to stage 24 hour strike after pay dispute talks fail

Thomas Cook pilots will strike on Saturday after five days of talks failed to resolve a dispute over pay.

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Where’s the emergency Brexit! PM and Boris share plane home from UN gathering

Theresa May will have the opportunity for an extended discussion with Boris Johnson about his views on Brexit when the pair share a seven-hour flight back to Britain from New York.

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All children on Grenfell Tower missing list identified, coroner says

All of the children from a list of the missing compiled by police in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster have been formally identified, a coroner has said.

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Boris Johnson has condemned the "racial prejudice" of the military in Burma against the Muslim Rohingya minority in a significant escalation of the British response to the campaign of violence (Seth Wenig/AP)

Show leadership and end Rohingya suffering, Boris Johnson tells Burma’s Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi must “show the leadership she is capable of” in an effort to end the suffering of the Muslim Rohingya people in Burma, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said.

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UK’s Caribbean territories braced for ‘dangerous’ Hurricane Maria

UK troops and residents are bracing themselves as “dangerous” Hurricane Maria sweeps through the Caribbean towards British overseas territories already battered by Irma.

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Cat with breathing problems found to have 15cm blade of grass up nose

A cat that had trouble breathing was found to have a 15cm blade of grass stuck up his nose.

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Amber Rudd criticised by asylum seeker who was sent back to Afghanistan

An asylum seeker has accused Amber Rudd of “playing with my life” after he was allegedly sent back to Afghanistan in breach of a court order.

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Kate plans first public date since pregnancy news

The Duchess of Cambridge is hoping to make her first public appearance since news broke of her third pregnancy, by attending a Buckingham Palace reception next month.

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PM seeks to draw line under snap election apology

Theresa May has sought to draw a line under the question of whether she should apologise to her party as she prepares to face the Tory faithful for the first time since her disastrous general election campaign.

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UK involved in internal battle over Brexit position, says Guy Verhofstadt

The UK is engaged in an “internal battle” over its Brexit position, the European Parliament’s negotiator has said.

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MPs to consider ‘death by dangerous cycling’ offence

Ministers are considering a new offence of causing death by careless or dangerous cycling, in a review designed to reflect public concern over safety on the roads.

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Nicola Sturgeon wavers on timing of independence vote

Nicola Sturgeon has admitted she does not know when she will call another referendum on Scottish independence.

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Boris Johnson warns of ‘catastrophe’ if Kim realises nuclear ambition

Boris Johnson has warned the situation in North Korea is “very, very serious” after referring to Donald Trump’s mockery of “Rocket Man” Kim Jong Un.

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PM presses Donald Trump over Bombardier aerospace jobs

Prime Minister Theresa May has lobbied Donald Trump over the importance of preserving jobs at aerospace giant Bombardier in Northern Ireland, as the pair met for talks in New York.

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Stanford University post marks seventh job for George Osborne

Former chancellor George Osborne has taken on a seventh job since leaving politics as a distinguished visiting fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and dean’s fellow at its business school.

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Harry to meet Melania Trump on Canadian Invictus Games trip

Prince Harry will hold a bi-lateral meeting with US First Lady Melania Trump when he travels to Canada later this week to host his Invictus Games.

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