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'Booming' artificial intelligence and robotics sector in line for £17m boost

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics which can "transform how we live, work, travel and learn" are in line for a boost in the Government's digital strategy.

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Search to resume on Sunday for 18-year-old who fell off cliff

A search will resume on Sunday following reports an 18-year-old man fell from a cliff.

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Donor Arron Banks threatens to pull funding unless he can 'sort out' Ukip

Major Ukip donor Arron Banks has threatened to pull his funding unless he is made chairman so he can "purge" members and stop it being "run like a jumble sale".

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Ministers considering immigration control measures for post-Brexit UK

Ministers are reportedly considering plans to limit benefits for new immigrants and give multi-year visas to migrant workers in key sectors as part of efforts to stick to the pledge to bring net inward migration down to the tens of thousands.

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Lord Heseltine to back efforts to give Parliament say on Brexit deal

Tory grandee Lord Heseltine has vowed to rebel against Theresa May over Brexit and back opposition efforts in the House of Lords to ensure a meaningful vote on the final outcome of exit negotiations.

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Katherine Grainger tells Desert Island Discs: I won't do any more in a boat

Rowing star Dame Katherine Grainger has accepted she "won't go back and do any more in a boat" and said she does not know what is next.

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Jeremy Corbyn vows to stay in post and 'turn back the Tory tide'

Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he will "finish the job" as Labour leader and "turn back the Tory tide" despite the party's humiliating Copeland by-election defeat.

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Illegal air pollution levels endangering health of capital's children

Tens of thousands of children in a quarter of all London's schools are exposed to illegal levels of air pollution that can cause permanent damage to their health, a study has found.

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Woman charged over death of three-year-old boy attacked by dog

A woman has been charged over the death of a three-year-old boy who was attacked by a dog in Essex.

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Transport Secretary urges buyers to think twice about opting for diesel

Drivers should think long and hard before buying a diesel car, the Transport Secretary has said.

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Four teenagers accused of planning to join IS in Syria appear in court

Four teenagers accused of planning to travel to Syria to join IS have appeared in court on terror charges.

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Three remanded on slavery charges after raid on bunker cannabis farm

Three men have appeared in court charged with drug and slavery offences after police discovered a cannabis farm in an underground nuclear bunker.

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Barclays customers left unable to use cards after 'technical difficulties'

Barclays customers were left unable to make payments using their cards after its digital services experienced "technical difficulties".

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Keyboard features alongside touchscreen on new BlackBerry smartphone

BlackBerry has unveiled a new smartphone that combines a touchscreen with a physical keyboard.

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CSA complaint cases 'taking more than a year to resolve'

It is "totally unacceptable" that people owed thousands of pounds back from the Government are having to wait more than a year to get their cases reviewed, an MP has said.

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Harriet Harman: I was encouraged to pity exceptionally beautiful girls

Labour former deputy leader Harriet Harman has revealed she and her three sisters were "encouraged to pity exceptionally beautiful girls" when they were growing up.

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Anger as Trump's press chief bars UK news outlets from White House briefing

Donald Trump's press secretary has barred news organisations, including the BBC, from a White House press briefing.

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Squatters near Buckingham Palace evicted over 'security risk'

Squatters shacked up in a grand building metres away from Buckingham Palace have been evicted in an early morning "stealth mode" operation.

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Rail operators accused of 'smokescreen' to prevent passenger compensation claims

Train companies are failing to properly inform passengers about their rights, a consumer group has claimed.

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Co-op is first UK retailer to use only Fairtrade cocoa in its products

The Co-op is to become the first UK retailer to use only Fairtrade cocoa in its products, giving a huge boost to the Fairtrade movement.

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