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Pippa Middleton action against 'persons unknown' set for High Court

Lawyers representing the Duchess of Cambridge's sister are preparing to appear at the High Court.

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Sainsbury's sales continue to suffer in supermarket price war

Sainsbury's has posted a second consecutive quarterly fall in sales as it remains under pressure amid the bitter supermarket war and food price deflation.

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RBS agrees £845m deal with US regulator over mis-sold mortgage bonds

Royal Bank of Scotland is to pay 1.1 billion US dollars (£845 million) to a US regulator to settle two claims over mis-sold mortgage bonds in the run-up to the financial crisis.

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Membership drive puts AA back in the black

The AA has driven back into profit after the breakdown service said it has reversed a decline in falling membership numbers.

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Brad Pitt to miss movie premiere due to 'family situation' focus

Actor Brad Pitt has said he will miss a premiere he was due to attend on Wednesday because he is focused on his "family situation".

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Police stops of motorists using phones while driving 'down by 47%'

The number of motorists caught using a mobile phone behind the wheel has fallen by almost half in four years, it has been reported.

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William and Kate face up to culinary challenge of geoduck on Canada tour

Tasting regional delicacies is a tried and tested ritual of royal tours but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge found themselves sampling a dish dubbed "absolutely phallic" by a chef while in Canada.

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Chief Rabbi leads tributes after ex-Israeli leader Shimon Peres dies at 93

Britain's chief rabbi has paid tribute to Shimon Peres, describing him as a "true giant amongst men", after the former Israeli president died aged 93.

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Judge to rule on NHS contract row between junior doctors and Jeremy Hunt

A High Court judge is preparing to deliver a ruling on a staffing contract row between junior doctors and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

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Corbyn to pledge to restore fund to help communities deal with immigration

Jeremy Corbyn is to announce plans to restore a multimillion-pound fund to help local communities deal with the impact of immigration.

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Hospitals must end 'potentially dangerous' night discharges, MPs say

Jeremy Hunt must set out how he intends to stop hospitals discharging patients in the middle of the night unless they specifically want to go home, MPs have said.

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110,000 'sandwich generation' cancer carers in UK, says Macmillan support group

The UK has around 110,000 "sandwich generation" carers who are looking after a parent with cancer and their own children , figures suggest.

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Health bodies given guidelines on how to explain why a hospital is closing

Health bodies have been issued guidance on how to broach the subject of hospital closures with the public.

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I've left you: Historian's break-up letter to Communist Party revealed

The bitter break-up between one of Britain's most famous left-wing academics and the Communist Party has been revealed in newly released secret files.

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Boris Johnson uses washing machine diplomacy in Turkish charm offensive

Boris Johnson has heaped praise on his Turkish-built washing machine after the country's prime minister warned that the Foreign Secretary needed to make amends after penning a rude poem about its head of state.

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Alton Towers fined £5m for Smiler crash after 'catastrophic' safety breach

Alton Towers operator Merlin Attractions has been fined £5 million for a "catastrophic failure" of health and safety rules over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.

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Corbyn to pledge to restore fund to help communities deal with immigration

Jeremy Corbyn is to announce plans to restore a multimillion-pound fund to help local communities deal with the impact of immigration.

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NHS facing a 'tsunami' of patients in A&E departments, experts warn

The NHS is facing a "tsunami" of patients in its A&E departments, experts have said, as health officials faced calls for an increase in the number of hospitals to meet rising demand.

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First baby with three genetic parents born in Mexico

Fertility doctors using a controversial technique developed to eliminate inherited disease have helped a woman deliver the first baby with three genetic parents.

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Liam Fox accused of delivering 'bland platitudes' over Brexit in WTO speech

Liam Fox has been accused of being vague and confused about the country's post-Brexit trading status after saying Britain would leave "no legal vacuum" with the world after leaving the European Union.

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