Transgender woman who died should not have been moved to female jail, jury finds
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Transgender woman who died should not have been moved to female jail, jury finds

Vikki Thompson, 21, was found dead in her cell at HMP Leeds after warning people…

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Climate change is turning Antarctica green, say researchers
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Climate change is turning Antarctica green, say researchers

Facebook fined £94m for ‘misleading’ EU over WhatsApp takeover
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Facebook fined £94m for ‘misleading’ EU over WhatsApp takeover

European commission says fine is a ‘clear signal’ to companies that they must comply with…

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‘An almost biblical notion of evil’ – why Ian Brady haunts the British psyche
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‘An almost biblical notion of evil’ – why Ian Brady haunts the British psyche

Other child killers have slid off into obscurity, but Brady and fellow Moors murderer Myra…

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What if the menace of large hacks becomes a routine part of life?
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What if the menace of large hacks becomes a routine part of life?

The NHS malware case highlighted the need to deal with the necessity of digital records…

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Sweet-scented scurvy-grass is a spring tonic in every sense
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Sweet-scented scurvy-grass is a spring tonic in every sense

South Uist The bitter leaves of this hardy little plant once provided a welcome dose…

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Family ‘devastated’ by death of girl who fell on Drayton Manor ride
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Family ‘devastated’ by death of girl who fell on Drayton Manor ride

Relatives of Evha Jannath, 11, from Leicester, say their ‘world was torn apart’ when she…

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Trance producer Robert Miles has died, aged 47
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Trance producer Robert Miles has died, aged 47

Best known for his No 1 hit Children, the artist has died in Ibiza, Spain,…

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Birmingham woman standing in defiance of EDL protester goes viral
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Birmingham woman standing in defiance of EDL protester goes viral

Photograph of young woman becomes symbol of city standing up to far-right group English Defence…

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Tributes paid to two boys found dead at foot of cliffs in Teesside
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Tributes paid to two boys found dead at foot of cliffs in Teesside

Police confirm teenagers who died at Huntcliff in Saltburn-by-the-Sea were best friends Harry Watson and…

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Nestlé to remove 10% of sugar from all snacks in UK and Ireland by 2018
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Nestlé to remove 10% of sugar from all snacks in UK and Ireland by 2018

Food corporation to remove equivalent of 7,500 tonnes of sugar from confectionery and says it…

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Game of Clones – the dating show of your creepiest dreams
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Game of Clones – the dating show of your creepiest dreams

Storm Doris: why do so many buildings whistle in high winds?
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Storm Doris: why do so many buildings whistle in high winds?

The problem of ‘singing’ buildings has been blamed on everything from trendy modern architecture to…

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Supreme court spouse rule: ‘In one word, we are devastated’
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Supreme court spouse rule: ‘In one word, we are devastated’

Monica Leal faces prospect of having to return to Brazil because her husband does not…

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Bill Gates warns tens of millions could be killed by bio-terrorism
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Bill Gates warns tens of millions could be killed by bio-terrorism

Microsoft founder and philanthropist tells Munich security conference genetic engineering could be terrorist weapon

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In an age of robots, schools are teaching our children to be redundant
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In an age of robots, schools are teaching our children to be redundant

A regime of cramming and testing is crushing young people’s instinct to learn and destroying…

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Parks are a huge asset, and we need to value them for the 21st century
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Parks are a huge asset, and we need to value them for the 21st century

Our green spaces are shrinking, despite all the benefits they give us. If we want…

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Rolls-Royce posts largest loss in its history after settling bribery charges
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Rolls-Royce posts largest loss in its history after settling bribery charges

Engine-maker reports £4.6bn statutory pre-tax loss for 2016, including £700m charge to settle bribery and…

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Historic Salford church goes up in flames
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Historic Salford church goes up in flames

Suspected arson leaves community distraught as Church of the Ascension was recently renovated through fundraising…

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UK offshore wind ‘will lower energy bills’ more than nuclear
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UK offshore wind ‘will lower energy bills’ more than nuclear

RenewableUK chief says windfarms could offer cheaper prices than the rates government has agreed with…

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