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UK set to begin 'momentous journey' to life outside EU

Britain will take the first step on its "momentous journey" to a future outside the European Union when Theresa May launches divorce proceedings that will bring to an end a relationship of more than 40 years.

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Sadiq Khan calls for Theresa May to stand up for EU migrants during Brexit

London mayor Sadiq Khan has intensified his demand that Prime Minister Theresa May must respect the rights of EU migrants in the UK as she officially launches Brexit.

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Nicola Sturgeon urges UK Government to respect referendum request

The vote for a second Scottish independence referendum must be respected, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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Kate ponders George's first day at school as she visits gallery

The Duchess of Cambridge has said she is not sure Prince George "has any idea what's going to hit him" when he starts school in September.

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Man quizzed over death of British woman at Australian strip club

A man has been questioned by detectives probing the death of a British woman at an Australian strip club.

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MPs warn of dropping schools standards amid savings drive 'delusion'

Schools in England are facing their toughest spending squeeze in two decades, jeopardising standards in the classroom, MPs have warned.

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Royal tour of Europe coincides with triggering of Article 50

The Prince of Wales will begin a nine-day visit to Europe as Theresa May triggers the start of the UK's formal withdrawal from the EU.

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Mark Duggan family to learn result of inquest verdict challenge

The family of a man whose fatal shooting by a police marksman sparked nationwide riots find out today if they have persuaded leading judges to overturn an inquest jury's conclusion that he was lawfully killed.

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Faiths to join hands to mark week since Westminster attack

Police officers are among those expected to join together on Westminster Bridge to mark a week since the attack that killed four people.

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Rio Ferdinand praised for 'inspiring' account of losing wife to cancer

Rio Ferdinand has been widely praised for giving a powerful account of losing his wife Rebecca to cancer and raising their three children without her.

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IVF patients pressured over 'add-ons' at fertility clinics, regulator says

IVF patients are being put under pressure to decide whether to take "add-ons" provided by fertility clinics, the head of the industry regulator has said.

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Holyrood's backing for new independence vote must be respected: Nicola Sturgeon

The Scottish Parliament's backing for a second independence referendum must be respected, Scotland's First Minister has said.

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Tycoon who banned 'coloured' tenants over curry smells could face legal action

A property tycoon who banned "coloured" tenants from renting his homes because he claims they make them smell of curry faces the prospect of legal action.

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Protest hits flights at Stansted Airport

Flights were temporarily suspended at Stansted Airport as protesters blocked a non-commercial runway.

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UK set to begin 'momentous journey' to life outside EU

Britain will take the first step on its "momentous journey" to a future outside the European Union when Theresa May launches divorce proceedings that will bring to an end a relationship of more than 40 years.

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Direct rule from Westminster 'not an option', Sinn Fein says

Reintroducing direct rule in Northern Ireland would be an act of bad faith by the UK government, Sinn Fein has warned.

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Wife 'overjoyed' as Marine Alexander Blackman likely to be home within weeks

The wife of Royal Marine Alexander Blackman, who fatally shot an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, has spoken of her joy at the prospect of him coming home in a few weeks.

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Tesco to take £235m hit after reaching deal over accounting scandal

Supermarket giant Tesco will take a £235 million hit after reaching an agreement with authorities over its accounting scandal that will see it make a hefty compensation payout to investors.

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'Low-priority' items could go in NHS prescriptions shake-up to cut costs

Travel vaccinations, gluten-free foods and omega-3 supplements may no longer be available on the NHS under major cost-cutting plans.

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Fears over offenders wrongly returned to jail because of faulty tag straps

Equipment used to monitor dozens of offenders or suspects in the community is faulty, it has emerged.

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