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Storms set to sweep in as Bank Holiday heatwave comes to an end

A Bank Holiday heatwave has seen sunseekers flood beaches across the country, but forecasters have warned a very different kind of deluge is on its way.

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Operation to round up terror network ‘not complete’, Amber Rudd says

The terror network behind Manchester bomber Salman Abedi could still be at large, the Home Secretary said, as the hunt for accomplices continued at “full tilt”.

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In graphic: Poll of polls with 11 days to go

With 11 days until the snap General Election, the seven-day rolling average of all published polls shows support for the Conservatives stands at 45%.

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Tories target Jeremy Corbyn’s security record as polls suggest Labour advance

The Tories and Labour have clashed after senior Conservatives claimed Jeremy Corbyn would pose a security risk if he enters Number 10 after the General Election.

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Surgeon who treated victims of Manchester attack subjected to racial abuse

Race hate abuse was hurled at a surgeon of Pakistani background after he worked to try and help save victims of the Manchester bombing, it has been reported.

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Hair today, gone tomorrow: Abbott’s changing views and other news

From changing views and hairstyles to an unfortunate slip of the tongue, here is a round-up of the day’s election coverage.

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Theresa May ‘very angry’ about terror attack leaks, says Donald Trump

Donald Trump said Theresa May was “very angry” about leaks to the US media of sensitive information about the Manchester Arena bombing.

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EU countries must fight for their future, says Angela Merkel after G7 summit

Angela Merkel has urged EU nations to fight for their own future in the face of emerging divisions with the US, Britain’s decision to leave the bloc and other challenges.

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Government urged to ‘open its eyes’ by parents of Manchester attack victim

Manchester bombing victim Georgina Callander’s family has warned the Government to “open its eyes” to the terror threat – or more parents could lose children.

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TV’s Peston refutes Defence Secretary’s claim Corbyn blamed terror attacks on UK

Sir Michael Fallon has attracted criticism for claiming Jeremy Corbyn said terror attacks were “Britain’s fault” in a heated exchange that ended with ITV’s Robert Peston banging his head on the desk.

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Fresh arrests made by police investigating Manchester atrocity

Fresh arrests have been made connected to the Manchester suicide attack as police continue to hunt down Salman Abedi’s suspected accomplices.

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Temporary exclusion orders used in fight against terror, Amber Rudd says

Powers to ban suspected jihadis from returning to the UK have been used for the first time, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has revealed.

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Jeremy Corbyn says unionists and republicans must get credit for N Ireland peace

Jeremy Corbyn insisted credit should be given to all unionists and republicans who helped deliver peace in Northern Ireland, as he denied speaking to the IRA.

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Government vows ‘pressure’ on tech firms in fight against extremism

Pressure will be heaped on social media giants to do more to tackle online extremism, Security Minister Ben Wallace has said.

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Music fans thank police after huge security operation at Manchester gig

Police were high-fived by grateful music fans as they left the first major event held in Manchester since a suicide bomber targeted a pop concert in the city.

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Makeshift sleeping and eating arrangements for passengers affected by BA glitch

Stranded holidaymakers spent the night on yoga mats on airport floors as disruption from the British Airways system failure continued into a second day.

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Theresa May tells of ‘harrowing’ visit to victims of Manchester suicide bombing

The Prime Minister has described her “harrowing” visit to Manchester Children’s Hospital to meet victims of the suicide bomb attack, saying the atrocity was “particularly sickening” because it targeted young people.

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Reports of Tory rift branded ‘tittle tattle’ amid social care cap uncertainty

The Tories are “not sure” what the cap on social care costs will be but reports of a bust-up within Theresa May’s inner circle over the policy are “tittle tattle”, senior ministers said.

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Tories plan new commission to tackle extremism and promote Britain’s values

A new Commission for Countering Extremism proposed by Conservatives will have a remit to clamp down on “unacceptable cultural norms” such as female genital mutilation.

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Tories target Jeremy Corbyn’s security record as polls suggest Labour advance

The Tories and Labour have clashed after senior Conservatives claimed Jeremy Corbyn would pose a security risk if he enters Number 10 after the General Election.

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