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Child poverty is predicted to rise in the coming years

Poorer families worse off by 2020 as prices outstrip welfare rises - report

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The Duke of Cambridge (left) and Prince Harry (centre) talk with Alan Robinson as they attend the inaugural Endeavour Fund Awards ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

William and Harry honour late adventurer Henry Worsley at Endeavour Fund Awards

The number of new jobs created in science and engineering will far outstrip the opportunities in other fields, research suggests

More girls needed as science and engineering lead employment boom

The talks offer a glimmer of hope of breaking the deadlocked row over driver-only trains

Crunch talks due to avert rail and Tube strikes

Summer Zervos is suing President-elect Donald Trump, who takes office on Friday, for defamation after he dismissed her allegations as false.

Trump assault claims woman files defamation lawsuit against president-elect

Julian Assange has been living at the Ecuadorian embassy in London since the summer of 2012

Julian Assange 'to face extradition' after Chelsea Manning clemency decision

Thomas Cook said it will operate an additional programme of flights from Gambia to bring 985 package holiday customers back to Britain

Thomas Cook bringing 1,000 UK tourists home from Gambia amid political unrest

Theresa May will be quizzed on her keynote speech on Brexit during Prime Minister's Questions in the Commons

Theresa May faces questioning by MPs over her Brexit blueprint

Education Secretary Justine Greening will say Doncaster, Bradford, Fenland & East Cambridgeshire, Hastings, Ipswich, and Stoke will join the six existing opportunity areas in the scheme

Social mobility programme for disadvantaged children set for expansion

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry leaving the Institute of Contemporary Art in London where they outlined the next phase of their mental health Heads Together campaign

People with mental health issues have suffered in silence for too long - William

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William and Harry with the Worley family, daughter Alicia, widow Joanna and son Max as they attend the inaugural Endeavour Fund Awards (AP)

William and Harry honour late adventurer Henry Worsley at Endeavour Fund Awards

RAF Typhoons targeted a south-central Mosul building used by Islamic State

British air strikes destroy IS terror group's Mosul drone base

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The FTSE 100 saw its biggest one-day slide since June 27

FTSE 100 dives as pound surges after Theresa May's Brexit speech

The move comes as health bodies across England ration services in an attempt to cut spending

NHS managers ban access to branded medicines for some patients

The action was brought by Abdel Hakim Belhaj and his wife Fatima Boudchar (Cori Crider/Reprieve/PA )

Libyan couple bring rendition claim case against ex-foreign secretary Jack Straw

Chancellor Philip Hammond said 'action will be required' to return the public finances to balance

Public finances on 'unsustainable path' amid rising healthcare costs, OBR warns

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Economists were expecting a rise of 1.4%

Air fares and food push inflation to two-and-a-half year high of 1.6%

Officials for Rolls-Royce said at the time its own investigations had found 'matters of concern' in additional overseas markets (Gary Marshall/Rolls-Royce/PA)

Judge approves £670m Rolls-Royce bribery claims deal

Prime Minister Theresa May speaking at Lancaster House in London

I would abandon Brexit talks rather than agree to 'punitive' deal, PM says

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Culture, Media and Sport Committee members approved the appointment of Sir David Clementi

Sir David Clementi receives backing of MPs for BBC chairman role

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A jury at Leeds Crown Court is hearing the case against a Bradford teenager accused of a terror offence

Teenager accused on terror charge prepared for 'all-out race war', court told

Dave Anderson urged maintenance of the Northern Ireland Assembly as top priorty

Labour urges maintaining of Northern Ireland Assembly as top priority

Helen Bailey was allegedly killed by partner Ian Stewart before her body was dumped in a cesspit

Murder accused told police 'things haven't been going well', court hears

GPs' leaders joined in the criticism

Theresa May accused of 'playing down' NHS crisis and 'scapegoating' GPs

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The Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, where 30 Britons were killed in a terror attack in June 2015

Report on Tunisia saw 'little in way of security' to prevent attacks from beach

Matt Griffith, Business West’s Policy Director

Firms must prepare for the brave new world beyond Brexit

South Yorkshire Police have launched a murder investigation

Family and friends pay tribute to teenager found dead on Rotherham pathway

Arthur Hutchinson was jailed in 1984

Triple killer Arthur Hutchinson loses challenge against whole-life prison term

The new prices are expected to take effect within the next week

Apple raising price of apps after sterling fall

Home-movers borrowed £6.3 billion in November, down by 5% compared with a year earlier

Mortgage lending 'resilient' as home ownership aspirations stay strong

George Michael pictured in 2011 - his cousin has spoken to the BBC about the star's death

George Michael 'died of accidental drugs overdose', his cousin says

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Greggs chief executive Roger Whiteside hailed the performance but warned of 'industry headwinds' in 2017, such as rising costs (Greggs/PA)

Greggs hails healthy 6.4% increase in sales in fourth quarter

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Ladbroke Grove during the Notting Hill Carnival, where "crushing" has occurred, a report said

Notting Hill Carnival risks 'Hillsborough-scale tragedy', warn police

Nikki Kenward was stricken by Guillain-Barre Syndrome in 1990

Campaigners fail in High Court challenge over change to assisted dying policy

The British Government warned that the immigration scam was a growing industry

Thousands 'fake living in Ireland to bring family members to UK'

Figures show more than 40 learners are caught using impersonators for driving tests each year

Figures show 40 learners caught using driving test impersonators each year

Dame Louise Casey's review highlighted the need for more English language classes to reach communities that predominantly speak other languages

More Britons 'should learn immigrants' languages such as Polish and Urdu'

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Anthony Grainger was shot by police through the windscreen of a stolen Audi (IPCC/PA)

Public inquiry of unarmed man fatally shot by police marksman to begin

Police issued this image of Victoria Cherry as officers investigating her disappearance discovered a body

Police find body during probe into disappearance of Victoria Cherry

Jill Saward was the first rape victim to waive her legal right to anonymity

Family invites 'all who loved her' to rape campaigner Jill Saward's funeral

Southern was awarded just one star for punctuality, reliability, seat availability, frequency and value for money

Southern scores its lowest rail satisfaction rating in annual survey with 21%

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A survey found most women saw between one and four midwives during their pregnancy

Midwife shortage making women in labour feel like 'cattle', report warns

Campaigners have called for improved links

Poor transport links to services 'hurting rural communities'

Craig David will be among the featured acts

Craig David and Tinie Tempah among acts for War Child Brits Week

Presenter Gillian Burke said she was horrified to be blamed for breaking up the Springwatch team (BBC/PA)

Gillian Burke 'horrified to be blamed for Springwatch team break-up'

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The star left the show due to scheduling conflicts

Miranda Hart's 'short notice' departure led to Call The Midwife rewrite

Jasmine Waltz entering the Celebrity Big Brother house - she has now waved goodbye.

Jasmine waltzes out of CBB in shock eviction

The cross-party group is seeking to boost access to top professions among young people from more disadvantaged backgrounds

Unpaid internships 'should be banned to improve top jobs access'

Concentrix was brought in to help HMRC cut fraud and error in the tax credit system

Tax credit claimants paid nearly £87,000 after outsourcing plan bungled

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