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The Federation said hundreds are being closely monitored

Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn

The total number of deaths was down from the five-year high of 17 seen in 2014/15

14 deaths in or following police custody over 2015/16, report says

Martin Weale said the Bank was ''not a nurse to markets''

Bank of England policymaker backs stimulus measures as report points to slowdown

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Sir Roger Moore has paid tribute to step-daughter Christina following her death

Sir Roger Moore 'heartbroken' after death of step-daughter

BT's Openreach broadband operation should become a 'distinct company', Ofcom has proposed

BT vows significant changes to Openreach after Ofcom 'distinct company' proposal

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Michael Foster is challenging the Labour Party's decision that Jeremy Corbyn's name can be on leadership ballot papers

Labour's NEC 'misapplied' rules to put Corbyn on leadership ballot, court told

Police at the scene of the attack in Normandy, France (AP)

Francois Hollande vows to fight 'war' on IS after priest killed in church attack

BP Group chief executive Bob Dudley said the oil giant is 'delivering significant improvements to the business that will stick at any oil price'

Low oil price hits BP as profits plunge 44% to £549m

The report says the risk of salmonella in UK eggs produced under the Lion code is 'very low'

Raw eggs are safe for pregnant women to eat, experts conclude

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Harrison Ford had to be airlifted to hospital after breaking his leg on the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars firm admits health and safety breaches over Harrison Ford crush injury

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child is split into two parts

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child gets magical reviews from critics

The proposed merger between Ladbrokes and Coral would create Britain's biggest bookmaker with around 4,000 betting shops

Competition watchdog orders sale of 350-400 shops before Ladbrokes/Coral merger

Prince George with his father the Duke of Cambridge

Charity to probe comments mocking 'royal, rich, advantaged' Prince George

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Michael Sandford was said to have tried to grab a policeman's gun in an attempt to kill Donald Trump

Let my son come home, pleads mother of Briton held for 'trying to shoot Trump'

Frances O'Grady says working people in the UK "must not be made to pay the price of the vote to leave the European Union"

Guarantee workers' rights before triggering Article 50 for Brexit, urges TUC

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Theresa May, centre, met Arlene Foster and Martin McGuinness at Stormont Castle in Belfast

Theresa May meeting Irish premier Enda Kenny for Brexit talks

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Amber Rudd is expected to announce plans to commission a "scoping study" into the police response to hate crime

EU nationals stance not to blame for hate crime surge - Amber Rudd

RBS says customers could be charged negative interest rates if the Base Rate dips below zero

Bank warns of negative interest charges if Base Rate falls

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Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith claims Jeremy Corbyn's 'metropolitan' politics are at odds with party traditions about national identity

Patriotism not part of Corbyn's make-up - Owen Smith

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Sir Philip Green insisted he is "trying to find a solution" for BHS's pension fund

Sir Philip Green 'trying to find solution' for BHS pension fund

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A report warned the FCA risks 'regulatory overload' because of its wide range of objectives and initiatives

Treasury Committee report calls for separate financial services enforcement body

Employment confidence fell three points following the referendum result

Brexit vote knocks employment confidence despite unemployment fall

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An unaccompanied asylum-seeking child at the Millbank reception centre in Ashford, Kent

UK 'failing migrant children who came here alone and live in squalor', say Lords

The top 10 tallest nations in 2014 was dominated by European countries, and featured no English-speaking nation

Dutch men are world's tallest and Latvia's women are loftiest, study finds

Lord Janner died aged 87 in December

Police under investigation over handling of Lord Janner child sex abuse claims

Hours of inactivity slumped in front of a television raises the risk of dying from a blood clot in the lungs, say scientists

Greater blood clot death risk linked to watching too much TV

Sarah Champion quit as part of the revolt against Jeremy Corbyn, but has returned to the front bench after asking for her old job back

Labour leadership revolt MP returns to front bench

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Police at the scene in Headley, Surrey, after a man died following a disturbance at a private party which left several other people with serious injuries

Two held over fatal shooting at mansion pool party in quiet village

The survey comes after studies showed the UK economy has slumped at its fastest rate since the financial crisis in the wake of Britain voting to leave the European Union

Business optimism 'at lowest level since 2009' post-Brexit vote

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Mr Rowley said preparedness for an attack was being 'constantly tested'

Counter-terror chiefs 'working tirelessly' to combat threat

The blast in Ansbach is the third incident to shock Germany in a week

Syrian suicide bomber in Germany 'had history of mental illness'

John Letts and Sally Lane, the parents of Muslim convert "Jihadi Jack"

Jihadi Jack who fled UK for Syria not 'currently' fighting for IS

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Mother-of-two Sharon Garrett was killed in the collision just over two years ago

Lorry driver 'opened text message just before fatal crash'

Sarah Champion resigned in June, claiming Jeremy Corbyn's position was no longer tenable

Sarah Champion returns to shadow post after quitting Labour front bench

Vehicles queuing at the Port of Dover in Kent

Dover queue concerns raised with France 'days before gridlock'

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The Prime Minister's spokeswoman said there were already ministerial posts dedicated to refugees and asylum

No 10 defends May's decision to scrap Syrian refugees ministerial post

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Former England footballer Ray Wilkins arrives at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court in London

Four-year driving ban for alcoholic ex-footballer Ray Wilkins

Ryanair said the Brexit vote will mean lower economic growth, weaker consumer confidence and put downward pressure on fares

Ryanair to focus on EU hubs after 'disappointment' of Brexit vote

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Boris Berezovsky was found dead at his home in Ascot, Berkshire, in March 2013

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky's estate 'hopelessly insolvent'

Anna Richardson is hosting new Channel 4 show Naked Attraction

Taking your kit off is liberating, says naked dating show host Anna Richardson

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CPP Group sold card protection on behalf of lenders including HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland

Staff in all remaining BHS stores to be told of redundancies

Iwan Thomas, left, and Prince Harry at the Heads Together barbecue at Kensington Palace

Former sprinter Iwan Thomas tells Harry about his battle with depression

Hiscox chief executive Bronek Masojada said the insurer's retail businesses continue to grow in strength and profitability (Hiscox/PA)

Hiscox benefits from sterling's post-Brexit weakness

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The TaxPayers' Alliance described stamp duty as a "badly-designed tax which gums up property markets".

Call to slash stamp duty rates amid concerns over rent rises

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Nicola Sturgeon warned efforts to keep the UK economy competitive outside of the EU could spark a 'race to the bottom'

Nicola Sturgeon raises fears of consequences of 'hard Brexit'

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Sir Philip Green has been heavily criticised by MPs

Sir Philip Green 'trying to find solution' for BHS pension fund

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Prime Minister Theresa May is greeted by First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness upon arrival at Stormont Castle in Belfast

May pledges 'practical solution' over Ireland border after Brexit vote

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A Coastguard helicopter hovering over the beach at Camber Sands (Twitter/@OfficialEmmaB/PA)

Body recovered after swimmers caught by tides at Camber Sands

A boy died at University Hospital, Coventry, after an incident at a water park

Two people bailed over death of boy, five, at water park

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