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PM in new pledge to 'make life easier' for majority 'who just about manage'

Theresa May has promised to help "make life easier" for people struggling with the pressures of job insecurity, mortgage payments and school choice, as a new Cabinet committee on social reform meets for the first time.

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Car chased by police mows down family leaving woman and boy dead

Three girls remain in hospital after being mown down by a suspected stolen car being chased by police in a crash that left a woman and boy dead.

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William and Kate make day trip to Cornwall

Young surfers and Cathedral worshippers will welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Cornwall today as the royal couple begin a day-long tour of the county.

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'Postcode lottery' over schemes that help victims and offenders make contact

Victims of crime face a postcode lottery over the availability of "restorative" justice schemes that bring them into contact with offenders, a Commons report has found.

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Voters 'ill-informed by misleading and negative Brexit campaigns'

The EU referendum debate was dogged by "glaring democratic deficiencies" that left voters feeling "ill-informed" and disengaged, a major report has found.

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Jeremy Corbyn pledges to reach out to alienated female MPs amid equality push

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to "reach out" to any alienated female Labour MPs and show them he is "serious" about defeating the Tories at a general election if he wins the leadership contest.

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Ukip members get ballot papers to elect new leader

Ballot papers are being issued to Ukip members as they prepare to choose who they want to take over as party leader from Nigel Farage.

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Vigil held for Polish man killed in Harlow in show of solidarity

A community turned out in force at a candlelit vigil for a Polish man killed in a possible hate crime.

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One in three will leave primary school overweight or obese, cancer charity warns

Size XL school uniforms are becoming the new norm, a leading cancer charity has warned.

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Louise crumbles under pressure of biscuit week in Great British Bake Off

The Great British Bake Off contestant Louise Williams said she was "disappointed I didn't get my chance to shine" as she crumbled under the pressure of biscuit week.

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Call to scrap licence fee and BBC One as report urges 'much smaller' corporation

The BBC licence fee and the corporation's flagship channel BBC One should be scrapped, according to a new report.

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BBC closing TV licence loophole for iPlayer catch-up service

Viewers will have to confirm they have a TV licence before they can catch up on shows on BBC iPlayer when a loophole is closed on Thursday.

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Shareholder committee 'would cut pay gap between boardroom and front-line staff'

City heavyweights Neil Woodford and Lord Myners are backing proposals for a radical shake-up of executive pay that aim to curb excessive payouts and hand more power to shareholders.

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Relationship with EU must be 'unique to UK' and deliver 'positive' trade outcome

Britain will seek a new arrangement for its post-Brexit relationship with the EU which is tailor-made for the UK, rather than settling for an "off-the-shelf solution" similar to that in place with countries like Norway or Switzerland.

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Junior doctors to strike for five days in September over new contract

Junior doctors are to stage five days of strikes with "full withdrawal of labour" over the controversial new contract for training medics, doctors' leaders have announced.

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Jeremy Corbyn pledges to reach out to alienated female MPs amid equality push

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to "reach out" to any alienated female Labour MPs and show them he is "serious" about defeating the Tories at a general election if he wins the leadership contest.

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European migrants working in UK 'significantly higher' than official data

The number of European Union migrants working in Britain may be under-counted by hundreds of thousands in official figures, new analysis suggests.

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Police name dinghy teenager who died after sea rescue

A teenager who died after getting into trouble swimming off a dinghy in the sea has been named as Liam Hall.

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Apple tax row: Irish government should tell EU to f**k off, says Michael O'Leary

Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has weighed into the tax dispute between Apple and the European Union, saying the Irish government should write a letter to the EU telling them to "f**k off".

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Fake sick notes warning as software makes it easier to create convincing copy

Legal health experts have issued a warning about fake sick notes after noticing an emergence of replica doctor's letters available to buy online.

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