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"Legal highs" seized by trading standards officers, as research revealed 308 retailers were no longer selling the drugs

186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced

The Prime Minister highlighted the opportunities which Brexit could lead to

May: Brexit will create growth opportunities for UK tourism

Consumer confidence has seen its highest monthly bounce since February 2013, according to one survey

Consumer confidence sees fastest monthly rise in three years - survey

A CCTV image of a black modified VW Transporter leaving the Redstone Hill, Redhill, area in Surrey (Surrey Police/PA)

Police launch appeal after bike boy 'taken into van'

Ukip leadership contender Bill Etheridge suggested the national broadcaster should be sold off

Ukip leadership hopeful Bill Etheridge calls for BBC to be privatised

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, welcomes Nigel Farage at a campaign rally in Jackson, Mississippi (AP)

Hillary Clinton blasts Nigel Farage for Trump rally attack

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will reveal plans for an arts pupil premium at every English primary school

Jeremy Corbyn to spell out 'transformative' arts vision

Jeremy Hunt has been urged to admit that there is a disparity between what the NHS is being asked to achieve and the money that is available to do it

A 'glut' of hospital services could be shut down, health expert warns

A bathrobe hangs from a wall of a collapsed house in Villa San Lorenzo a Flaviano, near Amatrice, central Italy (AP)

Three Britons killed in Italy earthquake

Mary Berry said she wants a total end to fizzy drinks

Mary Berry sets her sights on the nation's waistlines

Poldark and its star Aidan Turner will returning for a new series (BBC/PA)

Spoiler alert: Don't tell, Poldark and The Fall fans urged

Joey Essex obtained a GCSE in general studies

GCSE D-day for Joey Essex

Boris Johnson said those responsible must be held to account

Boris Johnson says those using chemical weapons in Syria must be held to account

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A CCTV image of a black modified VW Transporter leaving the Redstone Hill, Redhill, area in Surrey (Surrey Police/PA)

Police launch appeal after bike boy 'taken into van'

Jeremy Hunt has been urged to admit that there is a disparity between what the NHS is being asked to achieve and the money that is available to do it

A 'glut' of hospital services could be shut down, health expert warns

Mia Ayliffe-Chung was stabbed to death at an Australian hostel (Tommy Martin/PA)

Man accused of stabbing UK backpacker 'may have been obsessed with her'

Ukip leadership contender Bill Etheridge

Ukip leadership hopeful Bill Etheridge calls for BBC to be privatised

Owen Smith said it was "essential" to guard against a split

Owen Smith accuses Jeremy Corbyn of being 'happy' about vote for Brexit

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The temporary changes are not impacting the adult A&E, which remains unaffected and open

Hospital's children's A&E services suspended as 'not clinically safe'

Rescuers make their way through destroyed houses following Wednesday's earthquake in Italy (AP)

Three Britons reportedly killed in Italy earthquake

Police officers on Camber Sands near Rye

Relatives 'angry' at lack of safety measures after five men die in beach tragedy

Health experts warned it would be a mistake to think financial pressures have eased

English NHS trusts' deficit 'halved over course of a year'

Diane James said she wants to 'refresh and review' Ukip's 2015 general election manifesto

Why Ukip leadership hopeful Diane James is not proposing any policies

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The Independent Police Complaints Commission is looking at complaints made against Katy Bourne

Sussex police and crime commissioner probed over expenses claims

Patrick Kabele was arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police's Counter-Terrorism Command

Man charged with Syria-related terrorist offences

The guidance suggests drinkers should have several booze-free days a week to reduce their intake

Call for mandatory health warnings on alcohol products

Pupils celebrate their GCSE results at King Edward VI High School for Girls in Birmingham

GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again

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The Great British Bake Off contestants (BBC/PA)

Bake Off's return cooks up record 10.4m audience

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RMT workers on Southern Railway are to take strike action in a row over ticket office closures

Southern passengers facing more misery with RMT strike in ticket offices row

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan speaks during a press conference at Station F in Paris, France, with Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo.

Sadiq Khan condemns French burkini ban during visit to Paris

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives at Glasgow Central Station

Corbyn secures seat on Virgin train

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The Duke of Cambridge listens in to real calls during a visit to Young Minds

I've had too many sad families with the air ambulance, William tells charity

The firm insisted numbers will not be given out, and data will still be encrypted

Firms could target WhatsApp users after privacy policy change

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Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,150,000 to Labour and £2,125,000 to the Liberal Democrats

Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll run-up

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, welcomes Nigel Farage at a campaign rally in Jackson, Mississippi (AP)

Brexit an anti-establishment victory, Nigel Farage tells Trump supporters

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TV controllers were quizzed about the scheduling of the return of the BBC's Poldark, starring Aidan Turner, against ITV's Victoria

BBC's peak-time slots for popular shows impacts on rivals, says Channel 4 figure

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The new Chancellor faced calls to publish an analysis of how measures in budgets hit people across the earnings range after George Osborne abandoned the practice

Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysis

A spokesman says the investigation is continuing the judge has agreed to 'continue to refrain from sitting'

Investigation into High Court judge ongoing nearly a year on

The incident caused the flight to be delayed

'Tiff' between two easyJet cabin crew members causes flight delay

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley faced a grilling from MPs on the Business Select Committee in June

Sports Direct investors demand independent review of company practices

Lemmy performing at Glastonbury last year

Motorhead's Lemmy immortalised by 6ft statue at his favourite bar

Leslie Jones' website was taken down after an apparent cyber-attack (Invision/AP)

'Hackers' target Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones

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Peter Sutcliffe has reportedlty been moved from Broadmoor psychiatric hospital, pictured

Yorkshire Ripper 'moved back to jail'

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Greater Manchester Police was found to be under-recording some serious offences

Watchdog finds police force 'failing to record 38,000 reported crimes each year'

1.4 billion bricks are needed to plug Britain's shortfall of 264,000 homes, the report found

Brick shortage holding up housebuilding process 'from beginning to end' - report

Experts examined more than 1,000 studies of excess weight and cancer risk

Experts link being overweight or obese to eight more types of cancer

Sunbathers enjoy the hot weather on a busy Boscombe Beach in Dorset

Five die in sea tragedy on hottest day of the year

The National Deaf Children's Society warns auctioning radio frequencies could leave thousands of hearing aids and implants useless

Deaf children's charity warns hearing devices may fail if radio frequencies sold

The restaurant L'Enclume in Cartmel, Cumbria, has again been named the top place to eat

L'Enclume named top place to eat for fourth year running

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