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Chelsea Pensioner Patrick Teegan was jailed for 12 months for sexually assaulting a young woman in his room

Chelsea Pensioner jailed for sex assault on young woman

General Sir Richard Dannatt says Britain has an obligation to the Afghan interpreters who served with the army

Ex-Army chief urges Britons to back UK protection for Afghan interpreters

Australian pilot Paul Royle who took part in the mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during the Second World War that is remembered as the Great Escape (Gordon Royle via AP)

Briton now last survivor of wartime Great Escape after Aussie veteran dies

Harry Clarke was driving a bin lorry when it veered out of control last December in Glasgow, killing six people

Glasgow bin lorry crash driver Harry Clarke 'not lying or deceitful'

The six were held over alleged "distributed denial of service" attacks

Six teenagers held over cyber attacks

Tyler, The Creator was due to perform at the Leeds and Reading festivals (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

US rapper Tyler banned from the UK over 2009 lyrics

Police at Cobham Services in Surrey where 27 suspected illegal immigrants were found inside a lorry (@bigwheeluk/Twitter/PA)

28 arrested after 'illegal immigrants' found in lorry at M25 service station

Natural England has granted a four-year licence for badger culling in Dorset

Brian May vows legal action over badger cull extension

Customers of HSBC have not received payments into their accounts because of problems with the Bacs system

Anger as HSBC glitch sees 275,000 payments delayed

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The BBC Two controller highlighted "human frailty" as she expressed sadness over Jeremy Clarkson's departure from the flagship show

Jeremy Clarkson Top Gear departure 'very sad': BBC Two chief

A neonatal unit in Cardiff has closed due to concerns over its infection control measures

Neonatal unit in Cardiff closed over infection control concerns

Heavy rain in August has helped make the summer wetter than average

Wet August brings curtain down on cooler-than-average summer

Scott Stammers was arrested in Thailand in September 2013

Briton faces jail over conspiring to import methamphetamine into US

Minesh Parbat has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving

Motorist jailed over 'horny' girlfriend's crash death

Anjem Choudary is charged with encouraging support for Islamic State

Anjem Choudary faces New Year trial on Islamic State support charge

Palmyra is listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site

Hi-tech plan to combat IS destruction of ancient sites

The scene of a fatal car crash in Branton, near Doncaster

Three arrests after car crashed into front garden and burst into flames

Sophie Lancaster was murdered because of her goth appearance

Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'

Investigators continue to work at the scene of the crash on the A27 at Shoreham

Shoreham crash probe police 'overwhelmed' by food donations

Half of Britons have never heard of newer radiotherapy technologies such as Cyberknife or Gammaknife, research suggests

Half of Britons 'unaware of advanced forms of radiotherapy'

The worst congestion will be on Friday evening, the AA predicted

Thunderstorms to make bank holiday weekend a washout

Airshows are going ahead despite the Shoreham disaster

Airshows alter schedules after Shoreham plane disaster

The Edinburgh International Television Festival was dominated by BBC debate

Edinburgh TV Festival comes to a close

Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham said councils should control the benefits budget.

Andy Burnham: Councils should control benefits budget

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One billion people have used Facebook in a single day for the first time in the site's 11-year history.

Mark Zuckerberg hails Facebook's one billion visitors in single day

David Cameron with two of his new Tory peers, former minister William Hague and aide Kate Fall.

David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claims

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New figures will confirm whether a key immigration measure is at record levels.

Record high net migration deals blow to PM's aims to reduce arrivals

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The DWP was ordered to release the death statistics by the Information Commissioner.

Sickness benefit tests 'should be reviewed due to disturbing deaths data'

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Lauren Mayberry of the Chvrches performs on the MTV stage during day one of the V Festival, at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex.

Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry condemns online trolls

Babies will be given the new meningitis B vaccine from September 1

Fever warning over new meningitis vaccine for babies

Business and professional services companies have reported their best ever period by value

Business and professional services firms 'report best ever quarter'

One billion people used Facebook on Monday

Mark Zuckerberg hails Facebook's one billion visitors in single day

Lauren Mayberry of the Chvrches has condemned online trolls

Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry condemns online trolls

The DWP was ordered to release the death statistics by the Information Commissioner

Sickness benefit tests 'should be reviewed due to disturbing deaths data'

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Gary and Phil Neville join other pall bearers to carry the coffin of their father Neville Neville into Bury Parish Church in Greater Manchester

David Beckham and Ryan Giggs join mourners at Neville Neville's funeral

Jonathan Thomson-Glover, 53, who taught at Clifton College in Bristol, pleaded guilty to 36 counts of making, taking and possessing indecent images of children (Picture: Avon and Somerset Police)

Ex-Clifton College teacher jailed for secret indecent filming of pupils

David Cameron with two of his new Tory peers, former minister William Hague and aide Kate Fall

David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claims

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The number of millionaires in the UK has increased, figures reveal

Number of millionaires in UK rises 41% in five years to 715,000

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Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham said councils should control the benefits budget

Andy Burnham: Councils should control benefits budget

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David Hasselhoff said he does not know whether he will be involved in the upcoming Baywatch film

David Hasselhoff: I have no idea about Baywatch film role

Latest politics news

Jamie Oliver: Migrant workers are vital for my businesses

United Utilities said it has lifted the tap water restriction for homes in parts of Blackpool, Chorley and Preston

Tap water in parts of Lancashire declared safe following parasitic outbreak

Corbynmania has seen thousands of people pack into venues to hear Jeremy Corbyn speak

Jeremy Corbyn's paper coffee cup sells on eBay for £51

House prices rose by 3.2% this month compared with August last year, Nationwide figures show

Property prices see 'weakest annual growth since June 2013'

Jamie Oliver is hoping to convince the Government to introduce a tax on sugary drinks

Jamie Oliver 'hoping to be a pain to Government' over sugary drink tax

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ITV has released its full schedule for The X Factor shows this year (ITV/PA)

BBC treats ratings battle between X Factor and Strictly as a game, says ITV boss

Some travellers could end up paying up to four times more for tickets after the change, it is claimed

Virgin to scrap West Coast railcard 'double discount'

Sir Stephen House is to stand down as chief constable of Police Scotland

Police Scotland Chief Constable Sir Stephen House to step down early

London Underground have not announced a new date for the launch of the night Tube

All-night Tube service launch deferred by London Underground

Scientists have predicted what would happen if a magnitude seven earthquake occurred beneath the Mediterranean sea off Sicily or Crete ( Ocean Science/PA)

Mediterranean tsunami could 'swamp' Greece, Italy and Libyan coasts

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