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Theresa May enjoys break from Brexit on holiday in northern Italy

Theresa May has been pictured relaxing on holiday as she takes a break from grappling with Brexit and the fallout from the general election.

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Post-Brexit trade ‘top of the agenda’ as Boris Johnson arrives in Australia

Foreign secretary Boris Johnson has arrived in Australia on the latest leg of his extended overseas mission to drum up trade deals for the UK after Brexit.

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Six fatal police shootings in 2016/17 highest annual total for 13 years

The number of fatal police shootings in England and Wales has reached the highest level for more than a decade, new figures show.

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Officer investigated over alleged misuse of Police Federation funds

The Crown Prosecution Service has been asked to consider bringing charges against an officer over fraud allegations relating to the use of Police Federation of England and Wales funds.

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Undated handout photo issued by Hansons Auctioneers of a unique bar brooch, custom made for Lieutenant-General Rowland Hill, who served under Wellington at Waterloo, which will go under the hammer later.

Waterloo general’s ‘astonishing’ medals smash estimate at auction

A set of medals belonging to an heroic general who fought Napoleon at Waterloo have smashed their estimate after selling at auction for £7,800.

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Boris Johnson: Public wants end to ‘political kerfuffle’

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said the general election “did not evolve entirely in the way the Government had hoped”, as he dismissed speculation about a leadership bid.

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Noel Edmonds raises compensation claim against Lloyds Banking Group to £300m

Noel Edmonds has increased his compensation claim against Lloyds Banking Group to a massive £300 million after he fell victim to fraud at the hands of former HBOS Reading staff.

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Fully electric Mini to be built in UK

A fully electric version of the Mini is to be built in the UK, giving a huge boost to the car industry.

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Eight penguins killed by fox at Chessington World of Adventures

Eight penguins were slaughtered by a fox at Chessington World of Adventures after it broke into their water enclosure.

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US working on ‘very big and exciting’ trade deal with UK, says Donald Trump

Donald Trump has talked up the prospects of a “very big and exciting” post-Brexit trade deal between the US and UK, amid controversy over whether Britain would have to relax food standards to secure an agreement.

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Philip’s final public engagement to take place on August 2

Philip’s final public engagement to take place on August 2

The Duke of Edinburgh’s final public engagement before he retires at the age of 96 will take place on August 2, Buckingham Palace has said.

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US trade deal would not offset potential losses of hard Brexit, warns Cable

A potential trade deal between the US and UK is “not remotely comparable to the potential losses” Britain will sustain if it withdraws from the EU through a hard Brexit, the Liberal Democrat leader has warned.

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Bill Bailey and fellow comics walk 100 miles in Stand Up To Cancer fundraiser

Comedian Bill Bailey has begun a 100-mile cancer fundraising walk along Britain’s “oldest road” in memory of his late nurse mother.

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Sir Keir Starmer rejects law firm role after conflict of interest concern raised

Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has turned down a potential advisory role at a leading law firm after a Tory MP raised concerns over a possible conflict of interest.

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Charlie Gard’s mother in new court fight over taking baby home to die

Charlie Gard’s mother has returned to the High Court for a new hearing a day after abandoning legal action over treatment for the terminally-ill baby.

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Michael Kors buying Jimmy Choo in £896m deal

Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo is to be acquired by US fashion brand Michael Kors in an £896 million deal.

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Jury to decide if businessman mixed horsemeat with beef

Jury to decide if businessman mixed horsemeat with beef

A jury has begun deliberations in the trial of a businessman accused of passing off horsemeat as beef.

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Moral imperative to agree quick deal on citizens’ rights, says Davis

Brexit Secretary David Davis has said there is a “moral imperative” to reach a quick deal on the rights of European Union nationals in Britain and UK expats on the continent.

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Rail experts probing commuter train explosions

Investigators are looking into the cause of a series of explosions on commuter trains.

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Highway Code’s stopping distances woefully short, warn safety campaigners

Stopping distances in the Highway Code are woefully short because they underestimate drivers’ thinking time, road safety campaigners claimed.

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