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Lord Dannatt said the false accusations are damaging the morale of soldiers

Soldiers must be compensated for false war crime claims - Lord Dannatt

Mike Towell died at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow from injuries sustained in the fight in the city on Thursday

Partner pays emotional tribute after boxer Mike Towell dies following bout

The national minimum wage increases by 25p an hour to £6.95 for workers aged 21-24

Younger workers on minimum wage to get £450 pay rise

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Passengers can now take rail compensation issues to court

Rail passengers given more powers to challenge levels of compensation

Councils are still helping flood-hit areas recover from the disruption caused last winter, the Local Government Association said

Over 15,000 homes and businesses hit by winter floods

Monarch has indicated it will get major investment.

Monarch gets extension from aviation regulator to secure operating licence

A think-tank has called for an all-star team of experts for the North of England for the best possible Brexit deal

North needs 'all-star team' of experts to get top Brexit deal, says think-tank

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Labour said it would not comment on individual party memberships, but it is understood Jackie Walker has now been suspended

Momentum vice-chairwoman suspended from Labour amid anti-Semitism row

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Boris Johnson also suggested Russia is linked to war crimes in Syria

Boris Johnson says Russia 'in danger of becoming a pariah nation'

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Prime Minister Theresa May brought in Matthew Taylor to carry out a review of employment practices

Blair's ex-policy chief to lead employment practices review

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Singer and actress Cher says the US presidential election will have "consequences for the world for 40 years".

I'm traumatised by Trump, says Cher, warning election will 'change America'

European Union farming subsidies should be replaced with policies that help nature across the UK countryside

EU farming subsidies 'should be replaced with policies that help nature'

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Theresa May will celebrate her 60th birthday by working on her preparations for the Conservative conference

Theresa May set to turn 60 - and become oldest PM since Thatcher

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Sajid Hussain Raza was convicted in August

Free school founder jailed over government grants fraud

A forensic police officer examines a car at the scene in Lennard Road, Penge

Driver who killed young actor and aunt acknowledges 'pain and suffering' caused

Zoe Morgan was found dead outside the Matalan store where she worked in Cardiff city centre (Family handout/South Wales Police/PA)

Man remanded on Matalan workers murder charges

The resignation of Ben Emmerson QC has thrown the national probe into child sex abuse into disarray

Child sex abuse probe not working, survivors warn after senior lawyer quits

The comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from an altitude of about 16km above the surface during the Rosetta spacecraft's final descent (ESA/PA)

Rosetta spacecraft crash lands on comet 67P ending £1 billion mission

Some 3,450 drivers failed the breath test in 2015 - up from 3,227 in 2014

Number of drunk drivers in accidents rises for first time in a decade

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Monarch has indicated it will get major investment

Monarch gets extension from aviation regulator to secure operating licence

The Office for National Statistics revised up its reading for the UK economy

Services sector output 'grew strongly' in July despite Brexit vote

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Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has been appointed as a member of the Privy Council

John McDonnell 'not expected to kneel before Queen' at Privy Council ceremony

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Prime Minister Theresa May

Majority of voters think Westminster is sexist, poll reveals

The Police Federation of England and Wales said officers cannot yet issue fixed penalty notices to drivers smoking with children in their cars

Police 'still await power to fine on the spot for smoking in cars with children'

Ms Walker is facing mounting calls to resign from the pro-Jeremy Corbyn campaign group Momentum

MP calls for Jackie Walker to be expelled from Labour over Holocaust remarks

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Kate has been praised for her fashion choices during the Canadian visit

Casual Kate pulls out all the fashion stops in Canada

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Shares in Deutsche Bank have plunged

Deutsche Bank shares plunge before rumours of reduced settlement prompt rally

Nissan's Sunderland plant employs almost 7,000 people producing the Juke, Qashqai and Leaf models

Nissan chief urges Government 'clarity' on Brexit amid investment concerns

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Sam Barlow must carry out 150 hours of unpaid work

Rugby league's Sam Barlow avoids jail after assaulting anti-doping officer

Daniel Craig has said he does not want to play James Bond in any more 007 films

007 producer 'would love' Daniel Craig to sign up for next Bond film

The pace of house price growth has softened, the latest figures from Nationwide Building Society show

Average house price rises to £206,015 in September

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Emma Watson was at the Ottawa summit to chair a session involving the first recipients of a One Young World scholarship in her name

Emma Watson: I found my tribe after launching gender equality campaign

Floral tributes left outside the Matalan store in Queen Street, Cardiff, following the deaths of couple Lee Simmons and Zoe Morgan

Man to appear in court over deaths of two workers stabbed near store

The Government wants to cut the amount of sugar in cakes, desserts and pastries

Restaurants to get their just desserts in war on obesity

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Houses in south London and the skyline of the City financial district

Probe into London housing market offshore investment amid 'dirty money' fears

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge make their way by canoe to Haida Heritage Centre and Museum at Kaay Llnagaay on the island of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia

Canoe brings William and Kate to meeting with wilderness community in Canada

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The number of new listings on the London stock market dropped as a result of the Brexit vote, PwC said

Inbound merger and acquisition activity slumps following Brexit vote - report

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The study found the children of the early 1980s find it much more difficult to build up wealth in housing and pensions as they get older

1980s children half as wealthy by their early 30s as 70s counterparts, says IFS

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Andy Street is due to deliver a speech at the Conservative Party conference this weekend.

John Lewis boss quits store chain to run in West Midlands mayoral race

Businesses are urging the Government to take an "evidence-based approach" to setting the national living wage

One in four firms report recruitment cut since living wage introduced

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Unions said NHS workers had suffered a government imposed cap of one per cent for years

Government faces 'breaking own wage laws' unless NHS given £280m boost - unions

Prime Minister Tony Blair outside 10 Downing Street in central London.

Tony Blair nearly quit as PM 'to seek presidency of European Commission'

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Committee chair Andrew Tyrie is calling for the resilience and security of bank IT systems to be strengthened

'Great deal of work still to be done' strengthening bank IT systems, MP warns

A new poll found that almost three quarters of Conservative voters agree with the ban on fox hunting

Hunting ban backed by 84% of voters, poll finds

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Jeffrey Katzenberg has made his mark in Hollywood

Another Shrek film in the pipeline as DreamWorks boss cements Hollywood status

Chancellor Philip Hammond said the scheme will close to new loans at the end of 2016

Government calls time on Help to Buy mortgage scheme

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Andy Street is due to deliver a speech at the Conservative Party conference this weekend

John Lewis managing director to quit after selection as Tory mayoral candidate

Cyril Smith died in 2010

Only one man to face trial over alleged offences at Cyril Smith-linked school

Tony Blair outside 10 Downing Street

Tony Blair nearly quit as PM 'to seek presidency of European Commission'

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