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It's not the time to ditch Corbyn, says Tom Watson

Labour's leaders must take "a long hard look" at what is not working following the party's defeat in the Copeland by-election, deputy leader Tom Watson has said.

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Woman charged over death of three-year-old boy attacked by dog

A woman has been charged over the death of a three-year-old boy who was attacked by a dog in Essex.

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Illegal air pollution levels endangering health of capital's children

Tens of thousands of children in a quarter of all London's schools are exposed to illegal levels of air pollution that can cause permanent damage to their health, a study has found.

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Four teenagers accused of planning to join IS in Syria appear in court

Four teenagers accused of planning to travel to Syria to join IS have appeared in court on terror charges.

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Transport Secretary urges buyers to think twice about opting for diesel

Drivers should think long and hard before buying a diesel car, the Transport Secretary has said.

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House affordability in cities 'at worst levels since 2008'

Home affordability in cities is at its worst levels since 2008, with properties typically costing nearly seven times earnings, a report has found.

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Three remanded on slavery charges after raid on bunker cannabis farm

Three men have appeared in court charged with drug and slavery offences after police discovered a cannabis farm in an underground nuclear bunker.

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Don't babble on about politics, Oscar winners urged by British director

The British director of an Oscar best film nominee has urged this year's winners not to "babble" on about political issues.

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CSA complaint cases 'taking more than a year to resolve'

It is "totally unacceptable" that people owed thousands of pounds back from the Government are having to wait more than a year to get their cases reviewed, an MP has said.

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Johnson urged to raise human rights abuses with Egyptian president

Boris Johnson has been urged to raise "appalling" human rights abuses with Egyptian president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and work to secure the release of an Irishman languishing in "horrific" prison conditions.

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Harriet Harman: I was encouraged to pity exceptionally beautiful girls

Labour former deputy leader Harriet Harman has revealed she and her three sisters were "encouraged to pity exceptionally beautiful girls" when they were growing up.

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'Disadvantaged' A-level pupils offered free tuition to help get into university

A-level pupils from poorer backgrounds will be offered free tuition to help get them into university in an effort to increase diversity.

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Anger as Trump's press chief bars UK news outlets from White House briefing

Donald Trump's press secretary has barred news organisations, including the BBC, from a White House press briefing.

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Squatters near Buckingham Palace evicted over 'security risk'

Squatters shacked up in a grand building metres away from Buckingham Palace have been evicted in an early morning "stealth mode" operation.

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Third person held in connection with escape of murderer Shaun Walmsley

Detectives continue to question a third person arrested over the escape of a murderer from custody.

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Rail operators accused of 'smokescreen' to prevent passenger compensation claims

Train companies are failing to properly inform passengers about their rights, a consumer group has claimed.

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Co-op is first UK retailer to use only Fairtrade cocoa in its products

The Co-op is to become the first UK retailer to use only Fairtrade cocoa in its products, giving a huge boost to the Fairtrade movement.

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MPs' 1.4% pay rise confirmed by standards authority

MPs are to receive a 1.4% pay rise - well above the 1% pay cap imposed on public sector workers - it has been confirmed.

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Remain campaign outspent Leave by £5m in EU referendum

The Remain campaign outspent Leave by a margin of more than £5 million in last year's EU referendum, new figures have revealed.

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Corbyn: EU migrants deliberately left 'dangling on a string' by Theresa May

EU migrants in the UK are being deliberately left 'dangling on a string' by Theresa May, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has warned.

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