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PM meeting families of MH17 victims

29 July 2014 Last updated at 14:21 British victims (clockwise from top left): John Alder, John Allen, Stephen Anderson, Robert Ayley, Cameron Dalziel, Glenn Thomas, Liam Sweeney, Ben Pocock, Richard Mayne and Andrew Hoare David Cameron is meeting the families … Continue reading

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Boyfriend killed six-week-old baby

29 July 2014 Last updated at 13:28 Six-week-old Alfie Sullock was beaten by Michael Pearce with a shoe and plastic bottle A man who killed his girlfriend’s six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle has been … Continue reading

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Diesels face £10 pollution charge

29 July 2014 Last updated at 12:40 Government figures show exposure to air pollution contributed to more than 28,000 deaths across the UK Plans to charge drivers of diesel cars about £10 to drive into central London are being considered. … Continue reading

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Migration changes ‘to put UK first’

29 July 2014 Last updated at 14:10 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. David Cameron in Slough to see immigration officers at work The UK is to halve to three months the time EU migrants without realistic … Continue reading

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Man admits Help for Heroes fraud

28 July 2014 Last updated at 21:36 Christopher Copeland was caught when a volunteer became suspicious A man has admitted stealing £300,000 intended for the armed forces charity Help for Heroes. Christopher Copeland, 51, from Devon, gathered teams of fundraisers … Continue reading

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Tory MP David Ruffley to stand down

28 July 2014 Last updated at 21:13 David Ruffley has been the Conservative MP for Bury St Edmunds since 1997 Tory MP David Ruffley is to retire from Parliament at the next election. The MP for Bury St Edmunds had … Continue reading

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Clarify ‘revenge porn’ laws say peers

29 July 2014 Last updated at 00:02 The Director of Public Prosecutions published guidelines on social media communications last year More clarification is needed about the circumstances in which “revenge porn” cases can be prosecuted, peers say. The practice occurs … Continue reading

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Gold medal record for Scotland

Scotland set a new national record for Commonwealth Games gold medals following lawn bowls success for Alex Marshall and Paul Foster. That win in the men’s pairs event took them to the 12-gold mark, surpassing the tally at Melbourne in … Continue reading

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Domestic abuse law planned

28 July 2014 Last updated at 10:33 Yvette Cooper will say the government “just doesn’t take violence against women seriously” New laws on domestic violence would be introduced by a Labour government to prevent abusive partners avoiding prosecution, the shadow … Continue reading

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Lightning kills man on US beach

28 July 2014 Last updated at 10:05 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Lightning struck people on Venice Beach, as Wendy Urquhart reports One man has been killed and several people have been hurt after lightning strikes … Continue reading

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