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Windrush immigrant on deportation threat: 'We thought we were British'

Joan Thomas is part of the Windrush generation that came to Britain as the country sought to rebuild after the Second World War.

Sir Cliff Richard: BBC reporter denies 'strong-arming' police over raid on singer's home

A BBC reporter who broke the story about Sir Cliff Richard's home being searched by police has denied "strong-arming" senior officers into co-operating with him.

PPI scandal payouts top £30bn after Arnie warning

Claims for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) hit their highest level in four years during the second half of last year.

Queen hints Prince Charles could replace her as head of Commonwealth

The Queen has hinted that Prince Charles could take over from her as head of the Commonwealth.

Carillion collapse: Super hospital in limbo after workers left site in January

Carillion collapse: Super hospital in limbo after workers left site in January

A new super hospital left in limbo by the collapse of Carillion is up to £125m over budget and patient care is being "jeopardised" by Government indecision.

Windrush cases pass 200 as top MP calls for Home Office to do 'much more'

Windrush cases pass 200 as top MP calls for Home Office to do 'much more'

A top MP has claimed the Home Office should be doing "much more" to get a grip on the Windrush immigration row, as the number of confirmed cases being investigated passed 200.

Engineer 'driven to die at euthanasia clinic after acid attack left him paralysed'

Engineer 'driven to die at euthanasia clinic after acid attack left him paralysed'

An engineer felt compelled to die at a euthanasia clinic after his ex-lover left him paralysed from the neck down in an acid attack, a court has heard. 

Two dead as light aircraft crashes near Belfast Airport

Two dead as light aircraft crashes near Belfast Airport

Two people have died after a light aircraft crashed near Belfast International Airport, police have confirmed

UK basks in hottest April day for 70 years

UK basks in hottest April day for 70 years

Meteorologists have recorded the hottest day in April since 1949, with temperatures reaching 29.1C (84.4F) in the capital.

Premier League players net £2.5bn in wages - Deloitte report

Premier League players net £2.5bn in wages - Deloitte report

Premier League footballers took home £2.5bn in wages for the first time last season, though pay growth was at its weakest for 20 years when compared with surging club revenues.

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Make the most of the sun – thunderstorms are on the way

Make the most of the sun – thunderstorms are on the way

The UK may have just enjoyed its hottest day in nearly 70 years, but don't put away your jumper and brolly just yet as cooler weather and storms are on the way.

Asda slip-up sees shopper charged £930.11 for one banana

Asda slip-up sees shopper charged £930.11 for one banana

Asda has apologised after one of its shoppers was charged £930.11 for a single banana.

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