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Michael Barrymore entitled to substantial damages over wrongful arrest

Entertainer Michael Barrymore has won a high court compensation battle with Essex Police and could be awarded millions of pounds in compensation.

Post-Brexit trade deal 'desirable but not essential' - report

A trade deal with the EU following Britain's exit from the bloc is "desirable but not essential", according to a leading free-market think-tank.

Grenfell Tower school pupils triumph in exams despite losing friends in fire

Nearly two-thirds of students living in and close to Grenfell Tower who had to move schools because of the fire have achieved grade A to C in their AS-Level exams.

Man held over alleged Chloe Ayling kidnap plot fights extradition to Italy

The brother of the man accused of allegedly kidnapping British model Chloe Ayling is fighting extradition to Italy.

Theresa May declines to be drawn on Brexit talks delay claim

Theresa May declines to be drawn on Brexit talks delay claim

Theresa May has said there is still "a lot to be done" in Brexit negotiations - and did not deny suggestions the next phase of the talks could be delayed.

Fatal crash cyclist Charlie Alliston tells court front brake would not have saved Kim Briggs

Fatal crash cyclist Charlie Alliston tells court front brake would not have saved Kim Briggs

A cyclist accused of hitting and killing a mother on his racing bike has said having a front brake would have made no difference.

Do you live in one of the UK's cleverest regions?

Do you live in one of the UK's cleverest regions?

As thousands of A-level students receive their results all across the UK, its good news for the majority as grades rise for the first time in six years.

A-level results withheld from some students amid paper leak inquiry

A-level results withheld from some students amid paper leak inquiry

A criminal investigation into a possible paper leak means a "small number" of A-level students have had their results withheld.

Government funds controversial facial recognition technology

Government funds controversial facial recognition technology

The Home Office plans to invest more in facial recognition technology for the police despite warnings that it could be illegal and concerns over surveillance.

Spending on food boosts July retail sales, official figures show

Spending on food boosts July retail sales, official figures show

Shoppers reined in their spending in July on all but food items as official figures revealed the increased cost of living is weighing on household budgets.

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Sinkhole continues to grow after consuming front wall and driveway

Sinkhole continues to grow after consuming front wall and driveway

A sinkhole that opened up in the driveway of a West Midlands home on Sunday is now 10 ft wide and growing.

Hurricane Gert aftermath to split UK - with North and South seeing very different weather

Hurricane Gert aftermath to split UK - with North and South seeing very different weather

The aftermath of Hurricane Gert is expected to hit the UK, splitting the North and South with very different weather.

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