Father who took daughter on term-time holiday found guilty of rules breach

A father who fought a long-running legal battle over taking his child on a term-time holiday was on Friday found guilty over the unauthorised trip.

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Jo Cox’s children to unveil coat of arms to honour murdered MP

Murdered MP Jo Cox is to be honoured by having a coat of arms unveiled in Parliament by her two children on Saturday.

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Darren Osborne appears in court on murder and attempted murder charges

A terror suspect accused of carrying out a premeditated attack on Muslims as they left a mosque has been remanded in custody on murder and attempted murder charges.

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‘Little evidence of progress’ in efforts to restore Stormont powersharing

Crisis talks aimed at restoring powersharing at Stormont are unlikely to be resolved by next week’s deadline, the Alliance Party has warned.

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Michael Palin proud university honour recognises work in geography

Comedian, broadcaster and writer Michael Palin has declared he feels “very proud” to be awarded an honorary degree by one of the UK’s oldest universities.

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Financial deal between Tories and DUP must be made public – McDonnell

The financial elements of any Tory deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) must be made public, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has insisted.

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Jeremy Corbyn suggests Labour’s £10 living wage pledge would cover 16-year-olds

Jeremy Corbyn has suggested that Labour’s £10 an hour living wage pledge would also apply to 16-year-old workers, signalling a major rise on the current rates.

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Prince Harry a skydiving ‘natural’, reveals Paras display team

Prince Harry has been skydiving with the Army’s Red Devils display team, learning how to land with precision – and has been hailed a “natural”.

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Fire safety fear forces evacuation of London tower blocks

A major evacuation is taking place at a London housing estate over fire safety fears after the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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A year of uncertainty for EU nationals disgraceful, warns Nicola Sturgeon

It is “disgraceful” it has taken a year for the UK Government to offer reassurance to European Union nationals about their status after Brexit, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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In video: World Record for Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Harry Potter

Children dressed as Harry Potter at Smithills Hall in Bolton broke the Guinness World Record for the Largest Gathering of People Dressed as the boy wizard.

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Police chiefs consider rise in armed officer numbers to tackle terror threat

Police chiefs are examining whether a further increase to armed officer numbers may be needed as forces tackle the unprecedented terror threat.

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Hundreds face housing chaos as tower blocks evacuated over cladding fears

Hundreds of residents of a London housing estate have found their lives thrown into chaos after their tower blocks were evacuated amid safety fears linked to the Grenfell disaster.

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Ofsted chief: Promoting British values in schools can help fight extremism

Schools can play a “crucial” role in combating extremism in the wake of recent terrorist attacks by promoting tolerance and British values, the head of Ofsted has said.

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May ‘blocked Cameron’s guarantee over EU nationals’ right to remain’

Theresa May blocked David Cameron’s attempt after last year’s Brexit referendum to unilaterally guarantee that European Union nationals living in Britain could stay in the country, George Osborne’s newspaper has claimed.

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Duke of Edinburgh cancels London Zoo visit as he recovers from infection

The Duke of Edinburgh has cancelled an appearance at a London Zoo event as he continues to recover from an infection.

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Church-goer faces at least 21 years in jail for murdering two-year-old boy

A church-goer who murdered his partner’s two-year-old son after biting him and fracturing his skull during months of sickening abuse has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 21 years.

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Combustible cladding now found on 11 high-rise buildings – Sajid Javid

The number of high-rise blocks of flats found to have combustible cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower has risen to 11, Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid has said.

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Jeremy Corbyn polls better than Theresa May on Prime Minister suitability

Jeremy Corbyn has overtaken Theresa May for the first time on the question of who voters think would make the best prime minister, a poll suggests.

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Tories urged not to forget pledge to get a million disabled people into work

Ministers have been urged not to drop a Conservative manifesto pledge to get a million more disabled people into work.

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