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Lloyds cuts a further 3,000 jobs and doubles branch closure plan

Thu, 2016-07-28 04:22
Lloyds Banking Group says it will cut a further 3,000 jobs and close 200 more branches, even as it reports a doubling of pre-tax profits.
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Syria conflict: 'Exit corridors' to open for Aleppo, says Russia

Thu, 2016-07-28 04:15
Corridors are to be opened to allow civilians and rebels to leave the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo, Russia says.
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Pokemon Go: Player claims to have caught all UK characters

Thu, 2016-07-28 04:10
A Pokemon Go player claims to have become the first to catch all the characters available in the UK.
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Cesc Fabregas sent off for dangerous tackle on Liverpool's Ragnar Klavan

Thu, 2016-07-28 04:07
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas is shown a straight red card for a foul on new Liverpool signing Ragnar Klavan.
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What is the named person scheme?

Thu, 2016-07-28 03:39
What is it the Scottish government's named person scheme, and why is it so controversial?
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How France is wrestling with jihadist terror

Thu, 2016-07-28 03:37
A spate of jihadist terror attacks has left France reeling - so why do they keep happening? The BBC's Laurence Peter investigates.
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Scotland child safety scheme blocked

Thu, 2016-07-28 03:30
Supreme Court judges rule the Scottish government's Named Person scheme, which aims to safeguard children, breaches rights to privacy and a family life.
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Pope Francis trips as he arrives for Mass in Poland

Thu, 2016-07-28 03:25
Pope Francis tripped and fell as he arrived for Holy Mass at the southern Black Madonna shrine of Czestochowa in Poland.
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Byron burger chain staff arrested in immigration raids

Thu, 2016-07-28 03:24
Dozens of workers from Albania, Brazil, Nepal and Egypt are arrested in "intelligence led" raids by immigration officials at Byron burger restaurants across London.
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France church attack: Second suspect in priest killing named

Thu, 2016-07-28 03:22
French prosecutors name the second man involved in the killing of a priest in a Normandy church as Abdel Malik Petitjean, 19, who was being hunted by police.
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Rio 2016: Badminton clears Russian players for Olympic Games

Thu, 2016-07-28 02:48
Badminton clears Russian players to take part in the Olympic Games as the nation's athletes begin to travel to Brazil.
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Assaults on prison staff at record high, figures show

Thu, 2016-07-28 02:42
Assaults on prison officers in England and Wales have risen to their highest level on record, official figures show.
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Bobby the kitten survives 60C washing machine cycle

Thu, 2016-07-28 02:26
A kitten who climbed into a washing machine was lucky to survive his ordeal, a vet says.
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Dozens dead after flash floods and landslides in Nepal

Thu, 2016-07-28 01:58
Dozens of people have died in Nepal after flash floods and landslides, caused by monsoon rains, sweet through villages.
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US election: We'll carry Clinton to victory, says Obama

Thu, 2016-07-28 01:09
US President Barack Obama implores voters to continue his legacy by carrying Hillary Clinton to victory, in a rousing speech at the Democratic convention.
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Hinkley Point set to get final investment approval from France's EDF

Thu, 2016-07-28 01:03
Investment in the UK's first new nuclear plant in decades is set to get final approval later on Thursday from the company financing most of the project.
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Lyse Doucet: Did IS use new bomb for deadliest attack?

Wed, 2016-07-27 23:17
Growing evidence suggests so-called Islamic State used a new type of explosive device when they killed almost 300 people in Baghdad earlier this month.
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Historic fairground ride the 'Moon Rocket' could be lost

Wed, 2016-07-27 23:14
Historic fairground attraction the Moon Rocket, described as the original 'white knuckle ride', is in danger of being lost according to campaigners.
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President Obama's message of hope

Wed, 2016-07-27 22:49
President Barack Obama evokes a positive vision of the US and implored voters to back Hillary Clinton as his successor in the White House.
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Newspaper headlines: Alzheimer's breakthrough and office 'risk'

Wed, 2016-07-27 22:10
A variety of health stories occupy the front pages, including a breakthrough in Alzheimer's research and some worrying news for office workers.
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