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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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James Arthur still suffering from anxiety after glass attack

Singer James Arthur says he fears long-term damage after a vicious attack left him needing five staples in his head.

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Labour 'further from power than any time in my life', says David Miliband

Labour under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership is further from power than any time in the last 50 years, David Miliband has said.

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Labour will not betray its values by backing independence - Kezia Dugdale

The Labour Party will "never betray its values" by backing Scottish independence, the party's leader north of the border is set to insist.

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Squatters near Buckingham Palace braced for eviction over 'security risk'

Squatters shacked up in a grand building metres away from Buckingham Palace are gearing themselves up for the looming prospect of eviction.

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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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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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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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Boris Johnson to attend business reception during visit to Egypt

Boris Johnson will travel to Egypt to meet president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on Saturday.

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Advocate General for Scotland Lord Keen charged with firearms offence

The UK Government's most senior adviser on Scots law has been charged with a firearms offence.

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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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Tory ex-home secretary Lord Waddington dies at 87

Conservative former home secretary and governor of Bermuda Lord Waddington has died at the age of 87.

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Price of stamps to increase by 1p

The price of stamps is to increase, Royal Mail has announced.

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Roald Dahl-owned Francis Bacon triptych could fetch £56m at auction

A Francis Bacon triptych once owned by the celebrated author Roald Dahl is expected to fetch up to 70 million US dollars (£56m) at auction.

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British media have 'demonised' Ukip and made me a virtual prisoner, says Farage

Nigel Farage has said he is living like a "virtual prisoner" and is "frightened" to leave his home because of the way the media has "demonised" Ukip.

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'Shifting goalposts' on PIP will hit 160,000 disabled people - Labour

Around 160,000 disabled people will be stripped of benefits entitlements after the Government shifted the goalposts to deal with legal rulings, according to Labour.

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Soaring energy bills a result of government intervention, report finds

Electricity prices have soared because of constant intervention in the energy sector by successive governments, a Parliamentary report has found.

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