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EU's Brexit chief wants 'special relationship' with Square Mile

The EU's chief negotiator on Brexit has offered the first hint of a compromise from Brussels to ensure member states continue to have easy access to the City, it is reported.

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Businessman facing extradition to Germany denies involvement in alleged VAT scam

A British businessman facing extradition to Germany for questioning over his alleged part in a £100 million VAT scam has denied any involvement.

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Trump dossier: Ex-agent felt 'duty bound' - journalist

The former MI6 agent who collated the dossier on US president-elect Donald Trump reportedly felt "duty bound" to share the intelligence he "deemed crucial".

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Theresa May frustrated over GP opening hours amid pressure on hospitals

Theresa May has expressed frustration at the failure of more GP surgeries to offer extended opening hours amid intensifying pressure on NHS hospital services.

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More clarity needed from banks over fees and charges, survey finds

Banks still need to do more to improve their day-to-day services, particularly when it comes to being clear about fees and charges, according to a customer satisfaction survey.

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New electronic tax system for businesses could be a disaster, warns committee

A new tax system for businesses is at risk of being a "disaster" with widespread "collateral damage", an influential committee has warned.

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TV experts examine ring of church missionary who died in Auschwitz

New information about a long-lost ring that belonged to a British missionary who died in Auschwitz will be revealed on the Antiques Roadshow.

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Jeremy Corbyn to pledge Labour government public ownership of failing care homes

A Labour government will take failing care homes into public ownership to protect social care provision, Jeremy Corbyn is to promise.

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Up to 90,000 serious injuries on British roads go unreported to police each year

Tens of thousands of serious injuries caused by accidents on Britain's roads are not being reported to the police, figures show.

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'Europe the most budget-friendly destination' for UK holidaymakers

UK holidaymakers should head to Europe for the cheapest destinations in 2017, a study has found.

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Theresa May frustrated over GP opening hours amid pressure on hospitals

Theresa May has expressed frustration at the failure of more GP surgeries to offer extended opening hours amid intensifying pressure on NHS hospital services.

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PM's Brexit plan 'should contain single market and customs union strategy'

Theresa May should make clear whether she aims to keep Britain in the European single market and customs union when she publishes her Brexit negotiations plan, a cross-party committee has said.

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Driver made gun sign at cycling Jeremy Vine after road altercation, court told

A female driver allegedly made a gun sign at BBC presenter Jeremy Vine, after threatening to knock him down during an altercation with the cyclist on a narrow road, a court heard.

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Counter-terror chiefs yet to use exclusion powers on returning fighters

Powers to control the return of Britons suspected of involvement in terrorist activities abroad are yet to be used, almost two years after they were introduced.

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Lord Snowdon, photographer and former husband of Princess Margaret, dies aged 86

Celebrity photographer Lord Snowdon, the former husband of Princess Margaret, has died aged 86.

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Ex-MI6 man linked to Trump dossier was hired by England's World Cup bid team

The former British spy behind a dossier of embarrassing allegations about Donald Trump was hired by England's 2018 World Cup bid team because he was an expert on Russia, a source said.

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Jeremy Corbyn to pledge Labour government public ownership of failing care homes

A Labour government will take failing care homes into public ownership to protect social care provision, Jeremy Corbyn is to promise.

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Labour facing by-election as MP Tristram Hunt steps down for V&A director role

One of Labour's most prominent moderates, Tristram Hunt, has announced he is standing down from Parliament to become director of the Victoria & Albert museum in London.

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Rolf Harris 'assaulted girl standing inches away from her mother'

Rolf Harris put his hand up the skirt of a 12-year-old girl as she stood inches away from her mother, before giving the child an autograph, a court has heard.

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Brexit uncertainty could hit UK pay growth, warns Bank of England rate-setter

A key Bank of England rate-setter has warned that Brexit-related uncertainties could hit already stagnant UK pay growth, which is slower than any other G7 country.

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