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Royal Marine who won Taliban murder conviction appeal 'should be freed'

A Royal Marine who is in prison for the fatal shooting of a Taliban fighter in Afghanistan should now be freed, leading judges have heard.

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Two more 'significant arrests' as details of Westminster killer's past emerge

Two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, police have said.

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Pedestrian hit during Westminster Bridge attack: I saw the car too late to flee

A pedestrian ploughed down during the terror attack on Westminster Bridge has said he did not see the killer's speeding car until it was too late.

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MPs' second jobs to be reviewed in wake of George Osborne's Standard appointment

A Whitehall sleaze watchdog is to review its guidance on MPs' second jobs in the wake of the appointment of former chancellor George Osborne as editor of the Evening Standard.

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Police boost number of armed officers on duty after Westminster terror attack

Police chiefs have ordered a major surge in the number of armed officers on duty in the wake of the Westminster attack.

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UK's £50bn divorce bill for Brexit not a 'punishment', Jean-Claude Juncker says

The UK's "divorce bill" for Brexit will be around £50 billion, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has confirmed.

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Man shares photo of 'genuinely nice bloke' Keith Palmer after officer's murder

A man who met Pc Keith Palmer has said his murder "sent a shiver down my spine" as he shared a photo of himself and his daughters with the officer outside the Houses of Parliament.

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Met acting head Craig Mackey praised by former chief following criticism

Former Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has praised the "excellent leadership" of the force's acting head Craig Mackey in the wake of the Westminster outrage.

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Bad behaviour 'not taken seriously enough' in schools

Disruptive behaviour in schools has not been taken seriously enough in the past, according to the Government's behaviour tsar.

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Watchdog proposes automatic compensation for poor broadband or landline service

Customers who receive a poor service from their landline or broadband provider could be in line for automatic compensation as part of new proposals.

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£2.4bn bonus for Credit Suisse bankers despite massive job cuts and £1.9bn loss

Bankers at Credit Suisse shared a bonus pot of £2.4 billion last year, despite a ruthless cost-cutting drive which saw thousands of staff axed and the lender posting a hefty loss.

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Anti-ageing drug could be on the market in three years, say scientists

A drug that reverses ageing, promotes DNA repair and could even help astronauts travel to Mars by reducing the impact of cosmic radiation, may be on the market in three years, scientists claim.

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Hospital staff more likely than patients to be served fresh food, report finds

NHS staff are more than twice as likely as patients to be served fresh food in hospitals, according to a new report.

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Sea ice cover reaches record low as winter ends in the Arctic

The Arctic has ended the winter with record low sea ice cover after warm temperatures and "heat waves", US scientists said.

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Finish the peace building of Martin McGuinness, Bill Clinton urges mourners

Former US president Bill Clinton has told mourners at Martin McGuinness's funeral to finish the peace building work he began.

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Drug-resistant strains threatening efforts to eradicate TB, scientists say

Decades of progress in combating tuberculosis are in danger of being derailed by the rising tide of drug-resistant TB strains, experts have warned.

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Sir Richard Branson says hard Brexit 'a shot in the foot' as he urges new vote

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson is calling for a second EU referendum, warning a hard Brexit will be a "shot in the foot" for Britain.

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Quarterly retail sales show biggest drop since 2010

Retail sales in the three months to February recorded their biggest drop in almost seven years as rising petrol prices cut into households' disposable income.

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Pilot jailed after preparing to fly jet while over legal alcohol limit

A pilot who admitted preparing to fly a passenger jet while more than double the legal alcohol limit has been jailed for 10 months.

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Post-Brexit vote fall in EU nationals working in UK 'driven by graduates'

Graduates drove a 50,000 fall in numbers of EU nationals working in the UK in the wake of last year's Brexit vote, according to new analysis.

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