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Heathrow confident over landing charges freeze despite expansion costs

Heathrow’s landing fees are likely to be frozen despite the building of a third runway, the airport has announced.

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Record number of anti-Semitic hate incidents in UK

Record number of anti-Semitic hate incidents in UK

The first six months of the year saw a record number of anti-Semitic hate incidents in the UK, a charity has warned.

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Experts call for new antibiotics message to end ‘complete the course’ culture

It’s time to call an end to the “complete the course” message for some antibiotics, according to an article in a leading medical journal.

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Loyalty can cost mortgage holders £400 a year, warns Citizens Advice

Loyalty can cost mortgage holders £400 a year, warns Citizens Advice

Loyal bank customers who do not remortgage after their fixed term deal comes to an end can end up paying an average extra £400 a year, according to a study.

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Police chief urged to step aside during probe into gross misconduct claims

Police Scotland’s chief constable has been urged to step aside while an investigation into claims of gross misconduct takes place.

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Charlie Gard could soon be allowed to die after judge sets end-of-life timetable

Terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard could soon be moved to a hospice and allowed to die.

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One in four families paying top up fees for ‘free’ care home places – Age UK

One in four families paying top up fees for ‘free’ care home places – Age UK

Top up fees are being paid by the families of one in four care home residents whose place is supposed to be free, according to a new report by a charity.

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Police hunt killers after man shot and stabbed for Rolex watch

Two suspects are still at large after a man was shot and stabbed to death for his Rolex watch.

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Many people still think gay sex is ‘unnatural’

Four in 10 Britons believe that gay sex is unnatural – 50 years after homosexuality was partially decriminalised in the UK, a survey has suggested.

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Fall in number of cars built in UK last month amid Brexit uncertainty

Fall in number of cars built in UK last month amid Brexit uncertainty

The number of cars built in the UK last month fell by almost 14% as the industry continued to be affected by uncertainty over Brexit, new figures reveal.

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Tories have ‘come a long way’ on gay rights, Theresa May insists

Theresa May acknowledged that people may be sceptical about the Tory record on gay rights, but insisted that both she and the party had “come a long way” on the issue.

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Most overcrowded train services revealed as call made for more investment

An early morning train service from West Sussex to London is the most overcrowded in England and Wales, new figures show.

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Australia hopes for ‘high-quality’ free trade deal with UK after Brexit

Australia’s foreign minister has said the country is hoping to strike a “high-quality, comprehensive free trade agreement” with the UK following Brexit.

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Tory plans for free breakfast for all primary school children scrapped

Tory plans to offer all primary school children in England a free breakfast have been officially dropped in what Labour branded a “humiliating U-turn”.

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Government calls in experts to examine EU migrants’ role in UK

Experts will be called in to launch a major assessment of migration from the European Union as the Government steps up its efforts to devise a post-Brexit immigration system.

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Free movement will end when UK leaves EU in March 2019, minister says

Free movement will end when Britain leaves the European Union in March 2019, the Immigration Minister has said.

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The Duke of Cambridge pays tribute to emergency services ahead of final air ambulance shift

The Duke of Cambridge pays tribute to emergency services ahead of final air ambulance shift

The Duke of Cambridge has paid a personal tribute to the nation’s emergency services, speaking of his “profound respect” for its men and women, ahead of his final air ambulance pilot shift.

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Lloyds takes near £1bn hit for failures on PPI and mortgage arrears

Lloyds Banking Group has taken a near £1 billion hit after revealing it would refund customers for failures in its handling of mortgage arrears policies and set aside extra cash to address the mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI).

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Record 71 prisoners freed by mistake as violence in jails hits new high

Dozens of prisoners have been released by mistake as violence in jails surged to a new high, official figures reveal.

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Tumour DNA blood test could help women with advanced breast cancer

Tumour DNA blood test could help women with advanced breast cancer

A new blood test for tumour DNA could pave the way to potentially life-extending personalised treatment for women with advanced breast cancer.

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