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Plea from parents of terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard ‘inadmissible’, judges say

Judges in the European Court of Human Rights have rejected a plea from the parents of terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard to intervene in the case.

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Powersharing talks continue into night in bid to resolve Sinn Fein/DUP impasse

Talks to restore powersharing in Northern Ireland are extending into the night with little sign of Sinn Fein and Democratic Unionists striking a deal.

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Mascot Bradley Lowery’s mother says stop contacting her to ask if he has died

The mother of terminally-ill football mascot Bradley Lowery has asked people to stop contacting her on social media to see if he has died.

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Ban on creating new grammar schools to remain in place

Theresa May’s plan to lift the ban on creating a new wave of grammar schools has been scrapped, Education Secretary Justine Greening has said.

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Queen among mourners at funeral service for Countess Mountbatten of Burma

The life of Countess Mountbatten of Burma was remembered at her funeral attended by the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and her godson, the Prince of Wales.

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Diesel the dog has emergency surgery after swallowing baby’s bottle teat

A dog has undergone emergency surgery after swallowing a baby’s bottle teat.

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Paolo Nutini ‘told police officer he drunk vodka before driving home’

Singer Paolo Nutini told a police officer he drunk vodka in a pub with friends before driving home, a court has heard.

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Man charged over ‘sexual assault’ of girl aged four

A man has been charged with the sexual assault of a four-year-old girl.

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Second independence referendum plans on hold, Nicola Sturgeon tells Holyrood

Nicola Sturgeon has announced she is putting plans for a second independence referendum on hold.

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Major organisations among those affected by worldwide cyber attack

A raft of organisations including big business and government offices in eastern Europe have been hit by a worldwide cyber attack.

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Charles meets Grenfell Tower survivors and hails ‘fantastic’ volunteers

The Prince of Wales praised volunteers for their “fantastic” work as he visited a relief centre helping survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire.

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PM challenged to end austerity by backing police and fire services

Theresa May and the Conservatives will be challenged on Wednesday to show they are committed to ending “austerity” in the police and fire services by backing a Labour amendment to the Queen’s Speech.

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UK out of EU customs union and single market by March 2019, David Davis says

The UK will be out of the EU customs union and single market by March 2019, David Davis said.

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Sir Vince Cable the only declared candidate for Lib Dem leadership

Sir Vince Cable looks set to become Liberal Democrat leader after all of the party’s senior MPs ruled themselves out of the race to succeed Tim Farron.

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Boy, 11, dies after suffering electrical burns at rail depot

An 11-year-old boy has died after he sustained serious electrical burns at a rail depot, police said.

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Mayor launches London knife crime crackdown after wave of fatal stabbings

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a major crackdown on the “scourge of knife crime” in the capital after three fatal stabbings were reported within hours of each other.

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PM pledges ‘record level of funding’ for schools amid criticism over cash crisis

Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to invest record levels of money in schools despite facing criticism from cash-strapped headteachers about a funding crisis.

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PM defends £1bn DUP deal amid Labour claims it will ‘increase division’

Theresa May has defended her £1 billion deal with the Democratic Unionist Party amid Labour claims it will see most of the UK miss out on billions in additional funding for infrastructure and public services.

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Mislaying of 700,000 medical letters ‘totally unacceptable’ says Jeremy Hunt

A major blunder which saw more than 700,000 confidential patient letters mislaid was “totally unacceptable” and should never have been allowed to happen, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

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Grenfell probe: PM says major national inquiry required to examine cladding use

A “major national investigation” must take place into the decades-long use of potentially flammable cladding on high-rise towers across the country, Prime Minister Theresa May has said.

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