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Slowdown in growth following vote for Brexit to last 'several years'

Britain will suffer a slowdown in economic growth for "several years" following its decision to break free of the European Union, according to a report.

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New setback for child sex abuse inquiry as top lawyer 'threatens to quit'

The national inquiry into child sexual abuse could be facing another serious blow after reports claimed its most senior lawyer is considering resigning.

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Sam Allardyce says he has "paid the consequences" for "error of judgment"

Former England manager Sam Allardyce has told reporters he made "an error of judgment", adding: "I have paid the consequences."

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Burnham warns 'out-of-touch' Labour elite over immigration

One of Jeremy Corbyn's most senior shadow ministers has announced he is quitting the Labour frontbenches, with a parting shot at an "out-of-touch elite" who ignore voters' concerns about immigration.

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German commissioner slams Cameron over EU referendum campaign

David Cameron ran a "shit" referendum campaign for Britain to remain in the European Union, Germany's European commissioner has said.

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Mark Carney hails 'positive' long-term hopes for economy despite growth slowdown

The long-term outlook for the UK economy is positive, according to the governor of the Bank of England, but he said growth was slowing in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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BMA chief defends junior doctors over five-day strikes plan

The decision to call five-day doctor strikes - which were then abandoned - was not a mistake, the head of the junior doctors' committee has said.

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Judge bans publication of photos 'stolen from Pippa Middleton iCloud account'

A High Court judge has made an order barring publication of photographs in the wake of allegations that an iCloud account belonging to Duchess of Cambridge's sister was hacked.

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Judge to rule on NHS contract row between junior doctors and Jeremy Hunt

A High Court judge is preparing to deliver a ruling on a staffing contract row between junior doctors and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

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Man arrested after two bodies found in Cardiff city centre

A man has been arrested after the bodies of a man and a woman were found in Cardiff city centre.

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William and Kate face up to culinary challenge of geoduck on Canada tour

Tasting regional delicacies is a tried and tested ritual of royal tours but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge found themselves sampling a dish dubbed "absolutely phallic" by a chef while in Canada.

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Chief Rabbi leads tributes after ex-Israeli leader Shimon Peres dies at 93

Britain's chief rabbi has paid tribute to Shimon Peres, describing him as a "true giant amongst men", after the former Israeli president died aged 93.

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Sainsbury's sales continue to suffer in supermarket price war

Sainsbury's has posted a second consecutive quarterly fall in sales as it remains under pressure amid the bitter supermarket war and food price deflation.

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Membership drive puts AA back in the black

The AA has driven back into profit after the breakdown service said it has reversed a decline in falling membership numbers.

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Health bodies given guidelines on how to explain why a hospital is closing

Health bodies have been issued guidance on how to broach the subject of hospital closures with the public.

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Hospitals must end 'potentially dangerous' night discharges, MPs say

Jeremy Hunt must set out how he intends to stop hospitals discharging patients in the middle of the night unless they specifically want to go home, MPs have said.

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110,000 'sandwich generation' cancer carers in UK, says Macmillan support group

The UK has around 110,000 "sandwich generation" carers who are looking after a parent with cancer and their own children , figures suggest.

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I've left you: Historian's break-up letter to Communist Party revealed

The bitter break-up between one of Britain's most famous left-wing academics and the Communist Party has been revealed in newly released secret files.

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First baby with three genetic parents born in Mexico

Fertility doctors using a controversial technique developed to eliminate inherited disease have helped a woman deliver the first baby with three genetic parents.

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NHS facing a 'tsunami' of patients in A&E departments, experts warn

The NHS is facing a "tsunami" of patients in its A&E departments, experts have said, as health officials faced calls for an increase in the number of hospitals to meet rising demand.

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