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Government calls in experts to examine EU migrants’ role in UK

Experts will be called in to launch a major assessment of migration from the European Union as the Government steps up its efforts to devise a post-Brexit immigration system.

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Service remembers five killed in Grenfell Tower fire

Family and friends of five of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire, including two child victims, have gathered to remember their loved ones.

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Free movement will end when UK leaves EU in March 2019, minister says

Free movement will end when Britain leaves the European Union in March 2019, the Immigration Minister has said.

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Heathrow confident over landing charges freeze despite expansion costs

Heathrow confident over landing charges freeze despite expansion costs

Heathrow’s landing fees are likely to be frozen despite the building of a third runway, the airport has announced.

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Irish police urged to quiz IRA bomber Michael Hayes over 1974 Birmingham blasts

Irish police have been asked to interview self-confessed IRA bomber Michael Hayes by lawyers acting for the Birmingham pub bombings inquests.

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Video offering advice to travellers caught up in terror incident viewed 1m times

A video giving holidaymakers advice on what to do if they are caught up in a terrorist incident abroad has been viewed more than a million times.

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Loyalty can cost mortgage holders £400 a year, warns Citizens Advice

Loyalty can cost mortgage holders £400 a year, warns Citizens Advice

Loyal bank customers who do not remortgage after their fixed term deal comes to an end can end up paying an average extra £400 a year, according to a study.

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US sailors will not be judged on whether they are transgender, admiral says

American sailors working on one of the largest and most powerful aircraft carriers in the world will only be judged on their ability to complete the mission and not whether they are transgender, a US admiral has said.

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Tories have ‘come a long way’ on gay rights, Theresa May insists

Theresa May acknowledged that people may be sceptical about the Tory record on gay rights, but insisted that both she and the party had “come a long way” on the issue.

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Record number of anti-Semitic hate incidents in UK

Record number of anti-Semitic hate incidents in UK

The first six months of the year saw a record number of anti-Semitic hate incidents in the UK, a charity has warned.

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Abandoned mail railway under London draws historical comparison ahead of opening

The Post Office’s abandoned underground railway has a “Mary Celeste quality” ahead of its reopening, according to one of the attraction’s bosses.

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Police chief urged to step aside during probe into gross misconduct claims

Police Scotland’s chief constable has been urged to step aside while an investigation into claims of gross misconduct takes place.

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Most overcrowded train services revealed as call made for more investment

An early morning train service from West Sussex to London is the most overcrowded in England and Wales, new figures show.

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Record 71 prisoners freed by mistake as violence in jails hits new high

Dozens of prisoners have been released by mistake as violence in jails surged to a new high, official figures reveal.

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Fall in number of cars built in UK last month amid Brexit uncertainty

Fall in number of cars built in UK last month amid Brexit uncertainty

The number of cars built in the UK last month fell by almost 14% as the industry continued to be affected by uncertainty over Brexit, new figures reveal.

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Men making themselves depressed by eating too much sugar, study suggests

Millions of sweet-toothed British men could be making themselves anxious and depressed by consuming too much sugar, a study suggests.

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Judge approves plan for Charlie Gard’s final hours

A High Court judge has approved a plan which will see Charlie Gard “inevitably” die shortly after being moved to a hospice and having life-support treatment withdrawn.

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Charlie Gard could soon be allowed to die after judge sets end-of-life timetable

Terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard could soon be moved to a hospice and allowed to die.

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Three Hillsborough trials expected for six men charged over disaster

Three Hillsborough trials expected for six men charged over disaster

Three trials are anticipated for the six men facing charges relating to the Hillsborough disaster, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.

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Police hunt killers after man shot and stabbed for Rolex watch

Two suspects are still at large after a man was shot and stabbed to death for his Rolex watch.

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