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ITV sees drop in half-year sales and profits amid advertising dip

Broadcasting giant ITV has reported a fall in half-year sales and profits as advertising revenue continues to dip following the Brexit vote and economic uncertainty.

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Police renew appeal for Paul Massey killer on second anniversary of shooting

Police renew appeal for Paul Massey killer on second anniversary of shooting

Detectives investigating the shooting of a “Mr Big” killed in a suspected gangland feud have renewed an appeal for information on the second anniversary of his death.

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Two taken to hospital after suspected acid attack

Two men have been taken to hospital after a suspected acid attack in east London.

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You’re not one of us, Grenfell survivors tell inquiry supremo

The head of the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire was repeatedly told he did not have the confidence of the community at a heated public consultation meeting.

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New petrol and diesel vehicles to be banned from 2040

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, the Government is expected to announce.

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Falling sperm count in Western men could threaten fertility rates, study finds

Sperm counts of Western men are in a “shocking” downward spiral that poses a potential threat to fertility in industrialised countries, a major study has found.

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‘We need someone who’s real,’ inquiry chair told in front of Grenfell survivors

A crowd of Grenfell survivors and residents applauded as a member of public told the retired judge leading the inquiry into the disaster that he did not think he would do them justice.

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Woman charged in connection with Guy Hedger murder

A woman arrested in connection with the murder of a businessman shot dead in his home has been charged, police said.

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More new 12-sided pound coins in circulation than round ones

The new pound coin has become more common than its round predecessor, the Treasury has announced.

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Sir Michael Fallon ‘absolutely not’ interested in the PM’s job

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said he hopes and believes Theresa May will last as Prime Minister, as he insisted he is “absolutely not” interested in the job.

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New petrol and diesel vehicles to be banned from 2040 in bid to tackle pollution

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has said.

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Diana’s brother: ‘Harrowing’ funeral still haunts me

The brother of Diana, Princess of Wales, has said he still has nightmares about the “harrowing” experience of her funeral.

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In pics: Prime Ministers on holiday through the decades

In pics: Prime Ministers on holiday through the decades

Theresa May’s holiday snaps with husband Philip in northern Italy are the latest in a long line of prime ministerial photocalls which reflect changes in both political presentation and tourism trends.

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Charlie Gard court case

Charlie Gard unlikely to be allowed to spend final days at home, judge says

Terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard is unlikely to be allowed to spend his final days at home with his parents, a High Court judge has said.

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Warm summer weather helps boost sales at Marston’s

Warm summer weather helps boost sales at Marston’s

Premium pubs and beer business Marston’s has raised a glass to rising sales after warm summer weather saw more drinkers splash out in June.

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Six fatal police shootings in 2016/17 highest annual total for 13 years

The number of fatal police shootings in England and Wales has reached the highest level for more than a decade, new figures show.

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Croydon hammer attack: Man charged with woman’s murder

Croydon hammer attack: Man charged with woman’s murder

A 34-year-old man has been charged with murder after a “much loved sister and friend” who was attacked with a hammer died from her injuries.

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Girl, 17, charged with terror offences

A 17-year-old girl has been charged with terror offences after allegedly communicating with a fighter for the Islamic State terror group in Syria and arranging to receive weapons in order to conduct an attack in the UK.

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Judge to decide where Charlie Gard will end his life

A High Court judge is set to decide where terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard will end his life after the little boy’s parents and hospital bosses became embroiled in a new legal fight.

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In video: Tiny 50p-sized tortoise unveiled by safari park

A tiny tortoise not much bigger than a 50p piece has hatched at West Midland Safari Park – and proved an instant hit on social media.

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