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Illegal air pollution levels endangering health of capital's children

Tens of thousands of children in a quarter of all London's schools are exposed to illegal levels of air pollution that can cause permanent damage to their health, a study has found.

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Woman charged over death of three-year-old boy attacked by dog

A woman has been charged over the death of a three-year-old boy who was attacked by a dog in Essex.

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Barclays customers left unable to use cards after 'technical difficulties'

Barclays customers were left unable to make payments using their cards after its digital services experienced "technical difficulties".

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Three remanded on slavery charges after raid on bunker cannabis farm

Three men have appeared in court charged with drug and slavery offences after police discovered a cannabis farm in an underground nuclear bunker.

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Four teenagers accused of planning to join IS in Syria appear in court

Four teenagers accused of planning to travel to Syria to join IS have appeared in court on terror charges.

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House affordability in cities 'at worst levels since 2008'

Home affordability in cities is at its worst levels since 2008, with properties typically costing nearly seven times earnings, a report has found.

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Transport Secretary urges buyers to think twice about opting for diesel

Drivers should think long and hard before buying a diesel car, the Transport Secretary has said.

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Keyboard features alongside touchscreen on new BlackBerry smartphone

BlackBerry has unveiled a new smartphone that combines a touchscreen with a physical keyboard.

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CSA complaint cases 'taking more than a year to resolve'

It is "totally unacceptable" that people owed thousands of pounds back from the Government are having to wait more than a year to get their cases reviewed, an MP has said.

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Harriet Harman: I was encouraged to pity exceptionally beautiful girls

Labour former deputy leader Harriet Harman has revealed she and her three sisters were "encouraged to pity exceptionally beautiful girls" when they were growing up.

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Squatters near Buckingham Palace evicted over 'security risk'

Squatters shacked up in a grand building metres away from Buckingham Palace have been evicted in an early morning "stealth mode" operation.

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Anger as Trump's press chief bars UK news outlets from White House briefing

Donald Trump's press secretary has barred news organisations, including the BBC, from a White House press briefing.

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Rail operators accused of 'smokescreen' to prevent passenger compensation claims

Train companies are failing to properly inform passengers about their rights, a consumer group has claimed.

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Co-op is first UK retailer to use only Fairtrade cocoa in its products

The Co-op is to become the first UK retailer to use only Fairtrade cocoa in its products, giving a huge boost to the Fairtrade movement.

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Remain campaign outspent Leave by £5m in EU referendum

The Remain campaign outspent Leave by a margin of more than £5 million in last year's EU referendum, new figures have revealed.

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MPs' 1.4% pay rise confirmed by standards authority

MPs are to receive a 1.4% pay rise - well above the 1% pay cap imposed on public sector workers - it has been confirmed.

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Corbyn: EU migrants deliberately left 'dangling on a string' by Theresa May

EU migrants in the UK are being deliberately left 'dangling on a string' by Theresa May, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has warned.

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Tory ex-home secretary Lord Waddington dies at 87

Conservative former home secretary and governor of Bermuda Lord Waddington has died at the age of 87.

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Price of stamps to increase by 1p

The price of stamps is to increase, Royal Mail has announced.

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Roald Dahl-owned Francis Bacon triptych could fetch £56m at auction

A Francis Bacon triptych once owned by the celebrated author Roald Dahl is expected to fetch up to 70 million US dollars (£56m) at auction.

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