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Trump accused of ‘fearmongering’ over ‘Islamic terror’ link to UK crime rise

Donald Trump has been accused of ignorance after controversially linking an increase in recorded crime with the “spread of radical Islamic terror” in the UK.

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Labour MP Clive Lewis apologises for 'offensive' comment (Yui Mok/PA)

Labour MP Clive Lewis apologises for ‘offensive’ comments

A senior Labour MP has apologised after a video emerged in which he made derogatory comments.

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Nicola Sturgeon said it would be wrong to be "close-minded" about different approaches to benefits (Jane Barlow/PA)

Nicola Sturgeon vows to explore feasibility of citizen’s income scheme

Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to press on with plans to explore a citizen’s income scheme for Scotland while acknowledging it “might turn out not to be feasible”.

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Plaid Cymru leader pledges to win voters' trust for building 'new Wales' (Jane Barlow/PA)

Plaid Cymru leader pledges to win voters’ trust for building ‘new Wales’

Wales has been “held back” and has not been able to fulfil the potential offered by devolution, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood said.

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Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crashed (West Midlands Police/PA)

Dangerously-parked car booked after police checked it had not crashed

Traffic police who booked a dangerously-parked driver for blocking a busy shopping street first had to check it had not crashed.

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The IRA planted two bombs in 1974 which ripped through the Tavern in the Town and nearby Mulberry Bush pubs (PA)

Birmingham pub bombings: Scope of inquests ‘could be widened’

The scope of inquests into the deaths of 21 people in the Birmingham pub bombings could be widened after permission was granted for a judicial review, according to a law firm.

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Homes under construction on a new housing development, as the construction industry looks set to drag on economic growth during the third quarter (PA).

Services and construction industry to hold back third-quarter economic growth

The UK economy’s stuttering performance is expected to persist into the third quarter as lacklustre displays from the services sector and construction industry hamper economic growth.

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David Jamieson said 3,758 personnel would benefit from an additional 1% increase on top of a planned 1% hike (Joe Giddens/PA)

West Midlands Police workers to get extra pay rise

Police staff and PCSOs look set to have their pay boosted to match an officers’ increase because they “deserve the same treatment”, a crime commissioner has announced.

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The Prince of Wales meets well-wishers outside the Eglinton Community Centre in Londonderry (Laura Hutton/PA)

Charles offers to help flood-hit families during visit to Northern Ireland

The Prince of Wales has offered to help ensure families and business owners in Northern Ireland hit by the summer’s flash floods do not get penalised by insurance companies.

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Leo Varadkar said he was heartened by the PM's strengthened language on the border issue (Brian Lawless/PA)

Europe agrees no physical border between N Ireland and Republic, says May

Theresa May has said Europe agreed that there will be no physical border on the island of Ireland after Brexit.

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Britain braced for another battering in the wake of Ophelia (Niall Carson/PA)

Britain braced for more weather misery as Brian moves in

The UK is braced for a night of heavy rain and winds before Storm Brian batters the country this weekend.

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Police search of drug dealer's den led to discovery of stolen painting (PA Archive)

Police search of drug dealer’s den led to discovery of stolen painting

A £1 million painting stolen five years ago was discovered in a drug dealer’s den alongside his lucrative stash of cocaine and ecstasy, police said.

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MP 'forever indebted' to colleague for Parental Bereavement Bill support (PA Archive)

MP ‘forever indebted’ to colleague for Parental Bereavement Bill support

A Conservative MP was left visibly emotional as he insisted proposals to improve conditions for bereaved parents will mean his child’s life made a difference.

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Scottish National Gallery staff members showing a rare watercolour by the world-renowned artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh (Scottish National Gallery/PA)

Rennie Mackintosh watercolour secured for the nation in £65,000 purchase

An “outstanding” rare watercolour by artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh has been secured for the nation.

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Storm Ophelia toppled trees and caused widespread damage which left thousands of homes without power (Niall Carson/PA)

Britain braced for more weather misery as Brian moves in

The UK is braced for a night of heavy rain and winds before Storm Brian batters the country this weekend.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, shares a joke with Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron (Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP)

Macron: We’re not halfway there on divorce settlement to unlock Brexit phase two

EU leaders have made clear to Theresa May that she must make more concessions on Britain’s Brexit divorce payment in order to unlock talks on a future trading relationship.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond (PA)

Boost for Chancellor as Government borrowing hits decade low in September

Chancellor Philip Hammond was handed a boost to the public finances ahead of November’s Budget as Government borrowing fell to its lowest level in a decade last month.

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Lord Mandelson said Jeremy Corbyn faced a choice as to whether he wanted to consolidate his "sectarian" support on the left or widen his appeal to voters (Danny Lawson/PA)

Corbyn should widen appeal across Labour’s broad spectrum – Mandelson

Labour grandee Lord Mandelson has urged Jeremy Corbyn to reach out to centrist voters if he wants to win a strong overall majority at the next general election.

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Donald Trump is accused of 'fearmongering' over 'Islamic terror' link to UK crime rise (Matt Cardy/PA)

Trump accused of ‘fearmongering’ over ‘Islamic terror’ link to UK crime rise

Donald Trump has been accused of ignorance after controversially linking an increase in recorded crime with the “spread of radical Islamic terror” in the UK.

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David Lammy is calling for reforms to the Oxbridge admissions process (Nick Ansell/PA)

Oxbridge accused of ‘social apartheid’ over lack of offers to black students

The Oxbridge universities have been accused of a “social apartheid” by a Labour MP who obtained figures which he said showed they draw their students from a “privileged minority”.

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