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Car found in hunt for killer sprung from jail during hospital visit

Car found in hunt for killer sprung from jail during hospital visit

Immigration minimum income requirement upheld by Supreme Court

Immigration minimum income requirement upheld by Supreme Court

British IS suicide bomber was former Guantanamo Bay detainee

British IS suicide bomber was former Guantanamo Bay detainee

Angelina Jolie says she and estranged husband Brad Pitt are now focusing on the health of their family

Brad Pitt still a 'wonderful father' - Angelina Jolie

The latest alert comes after an Armstrong Whitworth munition, pictured, was destroyed on February 17

Restrictions lifted after alert over wartime bomb found in harbour

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe is stepping down as Metropolitan Police Commissioner

Next Metropolitan Police Commissioner about to be named

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall is campaigning to become MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central

Bot out, Ukip tells Putin, as pro-Russia tweeters attack Paul Nuttall

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Lloyds said bottom line profits surged last year as it saw lower costs of compensation for the payment protection insurance scandal

Lloyds annual profits soar to £4.24bn

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Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has been accused of misleading colleagues over a business rate revaluation

Government in 'listening mode' after business rate Tory revolt

Business groups urged ministers to make sure there is no "vacuum" between withdrawal terms being agreed and a new trade deal being enacted

Business groups in warning over 'cliff edge of uncertainty' amid exit from EU

The Supreme Court is to rule on a challenge to the minimum income law for British citizens wanting to bring spouses or partners into the country

Court ruling due on challenge to minimum income immigration requirement

Shaun Colin Walmsley was sprung by two armed men while on a hospital visit in Liverpool (Merseyside Police/PA)

Manhunt after armed men spring convicted murderer following hospital visit

The British Islamic State fighter named as Abu Zakariya al-Britani (SITE Intel Group)

British IS suicide bomber was former Guantanamo Bay detainee

International Development Secretary Priti Patel called on the world to step up support for those in need

South Sudan and Somalia to receive £100 million UK aid packages

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John McDonnell will address a manufacturing conference in London

Labour to place support for manufacturing at the centre of approach to Brexit

Lessons have not been learned from the Rotherham and Jimmy Savile abuse cases, Baroness Newlove has said

Children 'not taken seriously' when reporting violent and sexual crimes

Brexit Secretary David Davis said it would take "years and years" for British workers to be able to take jobs now done by people from other EU states

Door won't shut on EU migrant workers - David Davis

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Central to the document is the Government's sugar tax on soft drinks.

Warning over 'limited' plans to tackle child obesity

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Rehabilitation orders were deisgned to prevent criminals reoffending

Report finds catalogue of problems with rehabilitation orders

Labour MP Hilary Benn on College Green, London.

MEPs warned against any attempt to bounce UK into second Brexit vote

Jo Cox was killed outside her constituency office in Birstall, West Yorkshire, on June 16 last year (Jo Cox Foundation/PA)

Camilla to launch community get-together event in wake of Jo Cox murder

It is anticipated that lung cancer will cause around 275,700 deaths this year - about 20% of all cancer deaths

Cancer death rates falling faster for men across Europe

The National Audit Office said more than six billion pounds was needed to shore up the schools estate

Watchdog: Billions poured into free schools while state schools crumble

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The storm will bring strong winds and heavy rain to parts of north Wales, the Midlands, and east and north west England when it arrives on Thursday

Storm Doris to bring strong winds and heavy rain

Mr Nuttall said he had spent three hours speaking to officers with Operation Resolve

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall gives witness statement to Hillsborough probe

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The boost comes as the Government rakes in self-assessment tax receipts

January surplus at 17-year high in pre-Budget boost for Hammond

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron speaks to the media outside 10 Downing Street

French presidential hopeful indicates UK could keep border controls in Calais

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London, where there will be ruling in the latest court action by the heterosexual couple fighting for the right to enter into a civil partnership.

Couple in civil partnership fight pleased with aspects of ruling despite defeat

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the UK will not get a cheap exit from the EU

UK won't get a 'cut-price' Brexit, warns Jean-Claude Juncker

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Shaun Walmsley, 28, who police are hunting after two armed men helped him escape custody while on a hospital visit in Liverpool.

Murderer on the run after escaping from prison officers during visit to hospital

The British IS fighter is said to have detonated an explosives-filled vehicle in a village to the south of Mosul, Iraq

British IS 'suicide bomber was former Guantanamo Bay detainee'

The murder of Angus Sibbett inspired the novel Jack's Return Home, by Ted Lewis, later made into 1970s cult film Get Carter, starring Michael Caine

Convicted murderer Michael Luvaglio loses High Court bid to clear his name

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid

PM 'has full confidence in Communities Secretary' in business rates row

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The £600 million total was calculated by the Scottish National Party from Freedom of Information requests and annual departmental accounts

Whitehall departments write off £600m of taxpayers' cash as 'fruitless spending'

(left to right) Director Christopher Miller, Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, director Phil Lord and Donald Glover, on the set of the new Han Solo Star Wars spin-off (Walt Disney Studios)

Han Solo movie cast together as filming of Star Wars spin-off begins

Footballer Jack Tuohy, who is charged with sexual offences against a 14-year-old girl

Ex-Oldham Athletic footballer Jack Tuohy denies sex offences against 14-year-old

The FTSE 100 ended the day down 0.34% or 25.03 points at 7274.83

HSBC's profits slump drags FTSE 100 Index into the red

HSBC's chairman blamed "significant and largely unexpected economic and political events"

HSBC reveals it faces financial crime controls probe as it posts profit down 62%

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Prince Harry at the Quayside in Gateshead with Steve Cram and Jonathan Edwards

Harry enlists former stars to put marathon runners through their paces

Money held in the UK by despots and dictators could be frozen, MPs heard

Measures tabled to freeze 'ill-gotten gains' of dictators

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Action Through Enterprise (ATE) puts the firm’s merchandise to good use in Lawra, Ghana

Swindon law firm helps children in Ghana

Calls have been made for curbs on executive pay

'Narcissistic' chief executives 'obsessed' with large pay packets

Danny Dyer has been on a break from the show.

Danny Dyer to return to EastEnders 'within weeks'

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American actor Sean Penn, right, talks with young entrepreneur Ashish Thakkar. (AP Photo/Geraldo Caso Bizama/File)

Businessman 'repeatedly lied' during evidence in cash battle with estranged wife

Ms Leadsom said she was a big fan of the Red Tractor standard

US food imported in post-Brexit trade deal 'must meet UK standards'

Prime Minister Theresa May sits behind the Speaker, back row, as Baroness Smith of Basildon speaks in the House of Lords

PM steps up Brexit Bill pressure as she sits in on peers' debate

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David Cassidy pictured during his heyday

Former teenage favourite David Cassidy reveals battle with dementia

Cressida Dick is among the four senior figures widely seen as being in the running to succeed Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe

New Metropolitan Police Commissioner to be chosen this week

Some hospitals could close under the cuts

Government support 'crucial' for plans to 'transform' NHS

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