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Brooks to return as Murdoch’s UK boss

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rebekah Brooks pictured after her acquittal of phone-hacking charges in 2014. Rebekah Brooks will return as chief executive of Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspaper operations on Monday. She resigned in 2011 in the wake of … Continue reading

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Last Shoreham air crash victim named

Image copyright Sussex Police Image caption Retired engineer James Graham Mallinson was described as a “brilliant photographer” The last Shoreham Airshow crash victim has been named at the start of inquests into the deaths of the 11 who died. James … Continue reading

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Clinic leaks patients’ HIV status

A sexual health clinic mistakenly leaked the HIV status of nearly 800 patients, bosses admitted. The 56 Dean Street clinic in London’s Soho sent out the names and email addresses of 780 patients when a newsletter was issued to people … Continue reading

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Changes to campaign rules for EU vote

Image copyright Thinkstock The government has agreed to change its planned rules on campaigning in the UK’s in-out EU referendum, after criticism from Eurosceptic Tory MPs. It has accepted there should be limits on ministerial activity relating to the referendum … Continue reading

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Umunna urges Labour to back new leader

Image caption Mr Umunna was briefly a contender for the Labour leadership himself, but then pulled out of the race Labour’s Chuka Umunna has urged his party to unite around its new leader, in an apparent offer of reconciliation with … Continue reading

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NHS staff offered Zumba to keep well

NHS staff will be offered exercise classes in a bid to keep them fit and in work, NHS England’s chief executive is set to announce. Simon Stevens will outline his £5m solution for cutting the NHS bill for staff sickness, … Continue reading

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Murray sees off Kyrgios in US Open

Britain’s Andy Murray won a pulsating New York night match against Australian Nick Kyrgios to reach the US Open second round. Murray, seeded third, came through 7-5 6-3 4-6 6-1 against the brilliant but unpredictable 20-year-old. The Scot’s experience told … Continue reading

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UK’s in-out vote rules facing changes

The government is set to announce “significant” changes to its planned rules on an in-out EU referendum. The changes will focus on the so-called purdah rules, which stop ministers using public money to campaign for one side, from 28 days … Continue reading

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UK sperm bank has just nine donors

Image caption Donors must have strong sperm that can survive the process of freezing Just nine men are registered as donors a year after the opening of Britain’s national sperm bank in Birmingham. It is now planning a recruitment drive, … Continue reading

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Beverley Sister Joy dies aged 91

Image caption The Beverley Sisters (with Joy in the centre) were the first British female group to score a top 10 hit in the US Joy Beverley, one third of the vocal harmony group the Beverley Sisters, has died at … Continue reading

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