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Abuse reports must be taken seriously, says charity after Alice Ruggles murder

The murder of a 24-year-old who was stalked and had her neck slashed by her "psychopath" soldier ex-boyfriend is a "potent reminder" of why women reporting abuse must be taken seriously, a charity has said.

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Corbyn would be a threat to national security, Johnson warns

Electing Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister would be a threat to national security, Boris Johnson has claimed.

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NHS funding squeeze could see drugs firms leave Britain, ABPI warns

The world's biggest drugs firms could abandon Britain and delay launching medicines unless an extra £20 billion is pumped into the NHS, according to a leading pharmaceutical association.

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Boris Johnson: 'Difficult to say no' if US asks Britain for help against Syria

Britain could join the United States in taking military action against the Syrian regime if it is asked and may bypass a House of Commons vote to authorise it, Boris Johnson has suggested.

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Inquiry into renewable heat incentive scheme to convene

A public inquiry into Stormont's renewable heat scandal will convene for the first time later.

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Lloyds defies 'challenging' trading conditions to double profits

Lloyds Banking Group has hailed a strong performance as it doubled bottom-line profits in the first three months of the year despite "challenging" trading conditions.

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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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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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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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Liberal Democrats to back Greens in Brighton seat

The Liberal Democrats will not contest the seat currently held by Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas.

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Staff shortages and Brexit concerns 'jeopardising' children's health services

A serious shortage of paediatricians and concerns over Brexit are putting children's health services at risk, a Royal College has warned.

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Government accounts 'should detail spending to show value for money'

It should be easier for citizens and MPs to assess whether Government spending offers value for money, a cross-party committee has said.

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Politicians 'working in the dark' over scrutiny of conflict and security fund

MPs and peers have warned they are sceptical about government promises to increase transparency around a secretive £1 billion anti-war fund.

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Technology sector has largest 'like-for-like' gender pay gap in UK, survey shows

Women in the UK technology industry are paid on average 16% less than men, new research into the wage gap claims.

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Corbyn would be a threat to national security, Johnson warns

Electing Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister would be a threat to national security, Boris Johnson has claimed.

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Newcastle United boss Lee Charnley held in tax probe

Newcastle United boss Lee Charnley has been arrested by officials investigating a suspected income tax and national insurance fraud.

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PM reaffirms desire for 'special partnership' in talks with EU's Brexit chief

Theresa May has had "constructive" talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker on the Brexit process, Downing Street said.

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Soldier jailed for life for stalking and murdering ex-girlfriend Alice Ruggles

An obsessed soldier who stalked then murdered his ex girlfriend by slashing her neck in an act of "utter barbarism" has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 22 years.

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