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New app for depression should be tested with NHS patients, says Nice

An app to help combat depression should be trialled in the NHS, health officials have said.

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Laura Biss death

Artist killed when struck by car ‘fantastic mother and beautiful daughter’

The family of a talented artist who died after being struck by a car have paid tribute to a “beautiful daughter, a fantastic mother and a great sister”.

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Ursula Keogh was found dead in the Hebble Brook in Halifax (West Yorkshire Police/PA)

Body found in river identified as missing schoolgirl

A body found in a river in West Yorkshire has been formally identified as that of an 11-year-old schoolgirl.

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The CQC has carried out a review into detentions under the Mental Health Act (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Rise in mental health detentions ‘suggests a system under considerable pressure’

A steep rise in the number of detentions of mentally unwell people could be a sign that the health service is under “considerable pressure”, health inspectors have warned.

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Boris Johnson was backed by the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt after a Cabinet meeting in which he demanded more money for the NHS after Brexit (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Boris Johnson’s call for extra NHS cash after Brexit backed by Health Secretary

Boris Johnson’s call for extra spending on the NHS after Brexit has been backed by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

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Leo Varadkar press conference

Taoiseach calls for same rights for all in UK and Republic of Ireland

People in Northern Ireland should be afforded the same rights as citizens of the Republic of Ireland and the rest of the UK, the Taoiseach has said.

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Stormont talks

Bradley declines to say how Stormont will be heard on Brexit if devolution fails

The Government has declined to outline how Northern Ireland’s voice will be heard in Brexit negotiations if last ditch talks to save Stormont fail.

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Court artist sketch of Darren Osborne (Elizabeth Cook/PA)

Finsbury Park accused ‘wanted to kill all Muslims’

An unemployed man accused of carrying out a terror attack in Finsbury Park claimed he was a soldier and told pub-goers “I’m going to kill all Muslims” just days before the attack, a court has heard.

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Michel Barnier spoke at the Spanish Parliament in Madrid (Liam McBurney/PA)

EU member states could veto post-Brexit trade deal, Barnier warns

A post-Brexit free trade agreement with the EU could be vetoed if the UK insists on the freedom to diverge from European standards and regulations, Brussels’s chief negotiator has warned.

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Isaiah Haastrup court case

Mother of brain-damaged boy says God, not doctors, should decide when he dies

A Pentecostal Christian whose brain-damaged 11-month-old son is at the centre of a life-support treatment battle has told a High Court judge that God, not doctors, should decide when the little boy dies.

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Government unit to counter fake news

Government creates new unit to counter fake news

The Government is to create a new unit to counter disinformation and “fake news” by foreign powers such as Russia as ministers launched a fresh review of Britain’s defence capabilities.

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Police are investigating a fresh allegation of historical sexual assault made against John Worboys (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Fresh allegation of historical sexual assault made against black cab rapist John Worboys

Police are investigating a fresh allegation of historical sexual assault understood to have been made against black cab rapist John Worboys.

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Schoolgirl Ursula Keogh disappeared on Monday (West Yorkshire Police/PA)

Body found in river identified as missing schoolgirl

A body found in a river in West Yorkshire has been formally identified as that of an 11-year-old schoolgirl.

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Germaine Greer wrote pioneering feminist text The Female Eunuch

Germaine Greer attacks ‘whingeing’ Me Too movement

Germaine Greer has criticised the Me Too movement, claiming women who “spread (their) legs” for Harvey Weinstein in exchange for film roles should stop “whingeing”.

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A security guard was injured in a cash in transit robbery outside a bank (Yui Mok/PA)

Security guard suffers facial injuries in attack outside bank

A security guard suffered serious facial injuries after being sprayed with what is believed to have been an ammonia-type substance outside a bank.

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Molly McLaren was stabbed to death in a shopping centre car park (Kent Police/PA)

Student ‘said she was always looking over her shoulder moments before stabbing’

A university student told friends how she felt like she was constantly looking over her shoulder just moments before her ex-boyfriend stabbed her to death in a shopping centre car park, a court has heard.

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Labour's NEC has stepped into the controversy over a housing scheme (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA

Labour’s ruling body votes to advise party-run council to halt housing plan

Labour’s ruling body has voted to advise a north London council run by the party to potentially halt a controversial public-private housing scheme, sources said.

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Jim Gamble (Paul Faith/PA)

Ex-police chief wants masquerading as a child online made an offence

Masquerading as a child online should become a criminal offence to help snare predators and deter vigilante paedophile hunters, an inquiry has heard.

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The owner of Andrex toilet tissue and Huggies nappies unveiled a swingeing cost-cutting drive (Which?/PA)

Andrex maker Kimberly-Clark puts hundreds of UK jobs in doubt

The future of around 1,600 UK jobs has been thrown into doubt after the owner of Andrex toilet tissue and Huggies nappies unveiled a swingeing cost-cutting drive.

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Unison officials narrowly voted against a proposed deal of a 2% rise for most council and support staff (Niall Carson/PA)

Pay offer to local government workers is final, say employers

Local government employers have made it clear a two-year pay offer is “final” after union leaders recommended rejection.

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