A year of uncertainty for EU nationals disgraceful, warns Nicola Sturgeon

It is “disgraceful” it has taken a year for the UK Government to offer reassurance to European Union nationals about their status after Brexit, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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Tories urged not to forget pledge to get a million disabled people into work

Ministers have been urged not to drop a Conservative manifesto pledge to get a million more disabled people into work.

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Jo Cox’s children to unveil coat of arms to honour murdered MP

Murdered MP Jo Cox is to be honoured by having a coat of arms unveiled in Parliament by her two children on Saturday.

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Jeremy Corbyn polls better than Theresa May on Prime Minister suitability

Jeremy Corbyn has overtaken Theresa May for the first time on the question of who voters think would make the best prime minister, a poll suggests.

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May ‘blocked Cameron’s guarantee over EU nationals’ right to remain’

Theresa May blocked David Cameron’s attempt after last year’s Brexit referendum to unilaterally guarantee that European Union nationals living in Britain could stay in the country, George Osborne’s newspaper has claimed.

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Combustible cladding now found on 11 high-rise buildings – Sajid Javid

The number of high-rise blocks of flats found to have combustible cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower has risen to 11, Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid has said.

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Darren Osborne appears in court on murder and attempted murder charges

A terror suspect accused of carrying out a premeditated attack on Muslims as they left a mosque has been remanded in custody on murder and attempted murder charges.

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Amnesty want better police training to deal with ‘under-reported’ hate crimes

Amnesty International is calling for a review of hate crime laws and improvements in training for police on how to deal with the offences.

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Jeremy Corbyn suggests Labour’s £10 living wage pledge would cover 16-year-olds

Jeremy Corbyn has suggested that Labour’s £10 an hour living wage pledge would also apply to 16-year-old workers, signalling a major rise on the current rates.

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Prince Harry a skydiving ‘natural’, reveals Paras display team

Prince Harry has been skydiving with the Army’s Red Devils display team, learning how to land with precision – and has been hailed a “natural”.

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Police chiefs consider rise in armed officer numbers to tackle terror threat

Police chiefs are examining whether a further increase to armed officer numbers may be needed as forces tackle the unprecedented terror threat.

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Warning of ‘risky and expensive’ nuclear project at Hinkley Point C

The Government’s deal for a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point has locked consumers into a “risky and expensive project” with uncertain benefits, the National Audit Office (NAO) warned.

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Duke of Edinburgh cancels London Zoo visit as he recovers from infection

The Duke of Edinburgh has cancelled an appearance at a London Zoo event as he continues to recover from an infection.

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Father who took daughter on term-time holiday found guilty of rules breach

A father who fought a long-running legal battle over taking his child on a term-time holiday was on Friday found guilty over the unauthorised trip.

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Police consider manslaughter charges over Grenfell Tower fire

Manslaughter charges are being considered by detectives investigating the Grenfell Tower fire as it emerged the structure had failed fire safety tests.

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Church-goer faces at least 21 years in jail for murdering two-year-old boy

A church-goer who murdered his partner’s two-year-old son after biting him and fracturing his skull during months of sickening abuse has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 21 years.

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Queen’s fuchsia-coloured hat earns Royal Ascot punters thousands

The Queen was pretty in pink for Royal Ascot racegoers who correctly guessed the colour of her hat.

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Jeremy Corbyn: Each Grenfell Tower death ‘could and should have been avoided’

Jeremy Corbyn has said each of the Grenfell Tower fire deaths “could and should have been avoided”, as it emerged combustible cladding has been found on at least 11 other tower blocks.

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UK population sees sharpest annual increase in nearly 70 years

The population of the UK has seen its sharpest annual increase in nearly 70 years, official figures have revealed.

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Charles: Future of humanity may depend on move to sustainable farming practices

The Prince of Wales has highlighted claims that the world only has “enough fertility for 60 harvests” as he gave a speech marking the 70th anniversary of the Soil Association.

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