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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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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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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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Grenfell Tower fire ‘a watershed moment’ for tall building safety rules

The Grenfell Tower fire will mark a watershed “asbestos moment” for safety rules governing tall buildings, according to an industry leader.

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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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Deepcut inquest can hear evidence alleging wider bullying, coroner rules

The inquest of a young soldier who died at the notorious Deepcut army barracks can hear evidence alleging one of his former instructors bullied other recruits, a coroner has ruled.

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Birmingham bin workers halt industrial action after High Court victory

A High Court judge has spoken of an “extraordinary” and “astonishing” state of affairs at Birmingham City Council as bin workers halted industrial action staged over plans to save money by reorganising rubbish collections.

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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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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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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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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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Britain First leaders charged with religiously aggravated harassment

The leader and deputy leader of far-right group Britain First have been charged with religiously aggravated harassment.

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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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Man faces manslaughter charge after Thames speedboat date night death

A man has been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence after a woman he was on a date with was killed in a speedboat incident.

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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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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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Newport arrests bring total held over Parsons Green bombing to five

Two more men have been arrested in connection with the Parsons Green bombing, taking the total to five, Scotland Yard said.

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Another independence vote? I don’t know, says Nicola Sturgeon

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

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‘Useless’ council assessments blamed over Grenfell Tower ‘fraud’ claims

Suspected fraudsters hoping to profit from the Grenfell Tower tragedy initially slipped the net due to lenient council vetting of survivors, it has been claimed.

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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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