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A decision on airport expansion has been left to new Prime Minister Theresa May

MPs see Heathrow expansion as top priority for the economy, poll shows

Researchers found a link between poor cognitive ability and the thickness of retinal nerves

Eye and smell tests may reveal early dementia signs

Labour MP Naz Shah

Woman arrested over 'threats' to MP Naz Shah

Two officers have completed a course to become trained polygraph examiners (Essex Police/PA)

Convicted sex offender admits new offence after lie detector test

Some consultants are earning £1,000 in overtime for just four hours' work

Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge

Prime Minister Theresa May and Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny speak to the media inside 10 Downing Street

Theresa May to meet Italian PM on Brexit diplomacy tour

Murdered priest Father Jacques Hamel (Cindy Aubree/AP)

Church terrorist wore electronic tag during priest's murder

Andrew Witty says the UK's "competitive corporate tax system" and skilled workforce helped GlaxoSmithKline come to its decision

GlaxoSmithKline investing £275m in UK manufacturing sites

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law 'kidnapped for £28m ransom'

A night of disorder saw a large crowd become violent after gathering for a water fight in Hyde Park (@issavoice/PA)

Two arrested over London disorder

Twitter reported a rise from 310 million to 313 million monthly active users in three months.

Twitter earnings fail to meet expectations

GDP is forecast to ease back in the second quarter of 2016

Economy expected to post growth slowdown as GDP figures are published

Owen Smith says he is committed to fairness and equality at work

Owen Smith pledges 'equality of outcome' in break with Blair era

Callers to HMRC had to wait a total of four million hours to get help in 2015 - 2016

MPs warn over cuts to taxpayer helplines

The drop in wages in the UK in recent years has been equalled only by that in Greece, the TUC says

Britain endures biggest drop in wages among world's richest countries

The NSPCC said it had received a number of calls from adults concerned about extremism

NSPCC counsellors trained to spot signs of child radicalisation

There could be a spike in immigration before a tightening of the free movement rules post-Brexit, the Home Affairs Committee has warned

Brexit could spark surge in immigration before end of free movement - report

iPhone sales were still down on the same period last year.

Apple earnings better than expected

The cost of private accommodation in London has increased more than twice as fast as the rest of the country over the last five years, a report says

Call to raise Living Wage rate in London

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One in three workers said they had experienced a mental health issue

Firms urged to do more to help staff's mental health problems

Lindsay Lohan was heard shouting on her balcony and worried neighbours called the police

Lohan 'good and well' after police kick door in after lovers' row

iPhone sales were still down on the same period last year

Apple earnings better than expected

Liam Fox's first overseas trip since becoming International Trade Secretary was to the US

Liam Fox reveals plans for offices to boost UK business ties with US

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Melissa Mead, whose 12-month-old son William died from sepsis, says the Government is backing a public awareness campaign about the condition

Mother of sepsis death baby welcomes new awareness campaign

Privacy International has raised concerns over the "aggressive use" of data collection powers given to the security services

UK terror attack highly likely, say intelligence agencies

View of the church, in the background, where an 84-year-old priest was murdered in an attack in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy (AP)

Church terrorist 'was wearing electronic tag at time of attack'

Twitter reported a rise from 310 million to 313 million monthly active users in three months

Twitter earnings fail to meet expectations

Adele has received eight nominations

Adele and Beyonce to battle it out at MTV VMAs

GDP is forecast to ease back to 0.3% in the second quarter of 2016

Economy expected to post growth slowdown as GDP figures are published

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Type 2 diabetes patients who only visited their GP were less likely to cope with the condition than those who self-monitored at home, a study found

Patients monitoring diabetes at home 'cope better than those seen only by GP'

JT McNamara has died aged 41

Horse racing world pays tribute to amateur great JT McNamara

Sir Roger Moore has paid tribute to step-daughter Christina following her death

Sir Roger Moore 'heartbroken' after death of step-daughter

Daimler said its MyTaxi firm will join forces with the smartphone app Hailo

Daimler bids to create Europe's biggest e-hailing taxi company

Dolly the sheep was created using a technique called somatic cell nuclear transfer

Dolly the sheep's cloned 'siblings' ageing healthily

Michael Foster is challenging the Labour Party's decision that Jeremy Corbyn's name can be on leadership ballot papers

Labour's NEC 'misapplied' rules to put Corbyn on leadership ballot, court told

Martin Weale said the Bank was ''not a nurse to markets''

Bank of England policymaker backs stimulus measures as report points to slowdown

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The country's human capital has soared by a multiple of 112 over the past 250 years, the report says

Brexit test will be its effect on Britain's reserves of talent, study finds

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BT's Openreach broadband operation should become a 'distinct company', Ofcom has proposed

BT vows significant changes to Openreach after Ofcom 'distinct company' proposal

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Stephen Twigg said "doubt and uncertainty" had been raised

MPs call for investigation into war in Yemen

The Federation said hundreds are being closely monitored

Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn

The total number of deaths was down from the five-year high of 17 seen in 2014/15

14 deaths in or following police custody over 2015/16, report says

BP Group chief executive Bob Dudley said the oil giant is 'delivering significant improvements to the business that will stick at any oil price'

Low oil price hits BP as profits plunge 44% to £549m

The report says the risk of salmonella in UK eggs produced under the Lion code is 'very low'

Raw eggs are safe for pregnant women to eat, experts conclude

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Harrison Ford had to be airlifted to hospital after breaking his leg on the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars firm admits health and safety breaches over Harrison Ford crush injury

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child is split into two parts

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child gets magical reviews from critics

The proposed merger between Ladbrokes and Coral would create Britain's biggest bookmaker with around 4,000 betting shops

Competition watchdog orders sale of 350-400 shops before Ladbrokes/Coral merger

Prince George with his father the Duke of Cambridge

Charity to probe comments mocking 'royal, rich, advantaged' Prince George

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Michael Sandford was said to have tried to grab a policeman's gun in an attempt to kill Donald Trump

Let my son come home, pleads mother of Briton held for 'trying to shoot Trump'

Frances O'Grady says working people in the UK "must not be made to pay the price of the vote to leave the European Union"

Guarantee workers' rights before triggering Article 50 for Brexit, urges TUC

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