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Theresa May dismisses Boris Johnson's Syria strike suggestion as 'hypothetical'

Theresa May has dismissed as "hypothetical" a suggestion from Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson that it would be difficult to say No to supporting further US air strikes against Bashar Assad's regime.

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Labour voters urged to back Theresa May ahead of Brexit negotiations

Theresa May urged Labour supporters to "lend her" their votes in the national interest as she launched a direct Tory drive into the party's traditional heartlands.

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Arrest of man carrying bag of knives in Whitehall thought to be intelligence-led

Security services have foiled an attempt to bring more terror to the heart of Westminster.

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Figures show link between suicide and welfare re-assessments, MP suggests

Investigations into 60 cases where benefit claimants are said to have died by suicide have been carried out by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

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SNP promoting 'civil conflict' in independence push, says David Davis

David Davis has accused the SNP of promoting "civil conflict" in their quest for independence as he faced pressure over protecting workers after Brexit.

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Government loses bid to delay air pollution plan

A bid by the Government to delay publishing its plans to tackle illegal air pollution until after the General Election has failed at the High Court.

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Knife crime and firearms offences on the increase

The number of knife crime incidents recorded by police is nearing a high not seen since 2011, Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show.

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Horseracing centre is in running for Art Fund Museum Of The Year 2017

A museum of horseracing and sporting art that was only opened by the Queen in November will compete against Tate Modern to be named the Art Fund Museum Of The Year 2017.

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Taylor Wimpey earmarks £130m to help leaseholders hit by rent review clauses

Taylor Wimpey is to set aside £130 million as part of plans to help customers trapped in onerous leasehold contracts drawn up by the housebuilder.

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FTSE 100 Index slumps as sterling rides high against the dollar

London's top flight index slumped into the red as sterling touched a six-month high against the US dollar after investors were left underwhelmed by President Donald Trump's tax plans.

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Irish must do 'everything we can' to stop Brexit, says John Bruton

Former Irish premier and EU ambassador John Bruton has urged Ireland to "do everything we can" to make sure "there is no Brexit".

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Family court litigation halted as baby's rare medical condition discovered

Social services bosses who thought a baby had been shaken have halted family court litigation after discovering that she was suffering from a rare medical condition which causes "easy bruising", a judge has said.

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Brexit minister rejects fears about drug firms' exodus

Brexit Secretary David Davis has sought to play down warnings that the world's biggest drugs firms could abandon Britain.

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Child rapist to be sentenced for attacks on boys

A serial child rapist is to find out how long he will spend in prison for carrying out another sickening sex attack.

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Assaults and self-harm in prisons at record levels

Violence behind bars is getting worse, according to the latest official figures, with incidents of assault and self-harm reaching record levels.

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Radio 1 apology over Orlando Bloom 'pikey' comment

BBC Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw has apologised after Orlando Bloom used the word "pikey" on his breakfast show.

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Dozens evacuated after gas main bursts into flames

Dozens of people have been evacuated from their homes in Hampshire after a gas main burst into flames.

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Jeremy Corbyn failed UK 'in hour of need', Tim Farron says

Tim Farron has turned his fire on Jeremy Corbyn over his handling of Brexit as he sought to get the Liberal Democrat campaign back on track.

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LGBT charity collapsed over 'chaotic' management after £1.4m grants - watchdog

A domestic violence charity that received £1.4 million of taxpayers' cash collapsed after "chaotic" management, according to a public spending watchdog.

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New plans to extend GP access 'could prove expensive and duplicate services'

Patients are still struggling to get GP appointments, although the Government's drive to force surgeries to open for longer risks duplicating services and could prove costly, MPs have said.

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