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Nearly half of workers fear for jobs because UK voted for Brexit

Almost half of workers feel pessimistic about the future because of the vote to leave the European Union, a new study shows.

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Pippa scales Matterhorn in memory of fiance's brother

Pippa Middleton has successfully scaled one of the most challenging mountains in Europe in memory of her fiance's late brother.

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Abolish triple-lock pension protection - ex-minister

The triple-lock protection for state pensions should be abolished, the former junior minister responsible for the benefits has urged.

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UK terror attack is when, not if - Met chief Sir Bernard

The commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has warned that a terror attack in the UK is a case of "when, not if".

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Theresa May announces new crackdown on modern slavery

The battle against modern slavery in Britain is to get a £33 million boost, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced.

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Football book next for Jilly Cooper, author of blockbuster novels

Author Jilly Cooper is best known for her raunchy novels featuring rural locations and countryside pursuits but she has decided her next book will be about football.

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Police bail man arrested after body found in River Thames

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in the River Thames has been bailed.

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Sir Philip Green hits back at 'kangaroo court' probing BHS collapse

Ex-BHS boss Sir Philip Green has accused Frank Field of turning a parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of the high street chain into a "kangaroo court".

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Pregnant women warned against Florida travel after Zika alert

Pregnant women are being advised to postpone non-essential trips to Florida because of the Zika virus.

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5p charge sees six billion fewer single-use plastic bags

Shoppers in England are set to take home six billion fewer single-use plastic bags this year as a result of the 5p charge, early figures suggest.

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RBS ranked third worst in European banking stress tests

Stress tests on major European banks reveal that RBS would be the third worst hit in a new economic crisis.

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Sir Philip Green hits back at 'kangaroo court' probing BHS collapse

Ex-BHS boss Sir Philip Green has accused Frank Field of turning a parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of the high street chain into a "kangaroo court".

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Slavery cases not investigated properly, warns commissioner

The UK's anti-slavery commissioner has warned that people trafficking cases are not being investigated properly.

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'Over-tired' FlyDubai pilots raise fears over rotas

Pilots at a budget airline involved in a fatal crash earlier this year have said they are over-tired and being asked to work too many hours, according to reports.

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RAC call outs double for pothole-related damage

The proportion of vehicle breakdowns caused by pothole-related damage has more than doubled over the past decade, according to a new study.

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Barclays warns of adverse Brexit impact as profits dive to £2.06bn

Pre-tax profits at Barclays tumbled 21% to £2.06 billion in the first half of the year as the lender warned that Brexit could have a negative impact on the bank.

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UK ticketholder wins £61m EuroMillions jackpot

A UK ticketholder has scooped the £61.1 million jackpot in the EuroMillions draw.

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Motion of contempt urged against Philip Hammond over Yemen statements

Chancellor Philip Hammond is facing calls for a Commons motion of contempt to be tabled against him over answers given to Parliament about Yemen by the Foreign Office when he was in charge of the department.

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European spacecraft on track to reach Mars in October

A European spacecraft spearheading a trail-blazing search for life on Mars is on track to reach the Red Planet in October.

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New drugs available after Cancer Drugs Fund revamp

The NHS has announced new potentially life-saving medicines that will be made available to patients as part of the revamped Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF).

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