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Marks and Spencer reports a rise in underlying profits but its new boss warns improving its clothing and home range will hit profits in the short term.
The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think-tank "a propaganda arm" of Brussels.
Homeowners could be offered the option of switching their mortgage supplier within a week, under plans being considered by the government.
Business Secretary Sajid Javid and Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones are in Mumbai for a Tata board meeting to discuss bids for its UK steel operations.
Almost one in five (18%) of couples in the UK argue regularly or consider separating, a study suggests.
What do women want from High Street stalwart Marks and Spencer?
Authorities have fired pepper spray and used smoke grenades at violent protests outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico on Tuesday night.
GPs in England have "dramatically" reduced the number of antibiotic prescriptions they prescribe to patients, latest figures reveal.
Adults in Scotland increase their consumption of alcohol for the second year in a row, according to a report.
Greece agrees deal to get further funds from its international creditors as eurozone finance ministers hail "breakthrough".
The Afghan Taliban name Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader following the death of Mullah Mansour in a drone strike.
The French state seeking £1.2bn in back taxes from Google, stomach surgery that "reverses" type 2 diabetes, and the death of Cato actor Burt Kwouk all feature in Wednesday's papers.
Huawei is suing its tech rival Samsung in two countries over claims that several of its patents have been infringed.
Around 100 classic cars were driven through Santa Fe as part of a celebration of lowriders.
Australia's deputy PM says he's "pulling strings" in Johnny Depp's head, after the actor says he is "inbred with a tomato", in the ongoing dog-smuggling saga.
The people who shape hair in the capital of Sierra Leone
A three-story building has collapsed after flooding in the Rongxian county of China's southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
A dozen former senior military officers speak out in favour of leaving the EU, warning membership has undermined the UK's "combat effectiveness".
University lecturers are due to start a two-day strike over pay, amid warnings other staff could join the dispute.
Head teachers are calling on the education secretary to stop the publication of this year's primary school results in England because the results would be unreliable.