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Cancer survivor meets scientist behind drug that ‘saved her life’

A grandmother who fought cancer for seven years has come face to face with “the man who saved her life” after taking part in a drug trial.

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Cladding on the Citiscape block in Croydon (Anuj Vats/PA)

Residents in block with Grenfell cladding face £2m bill for replacement panels

Residents in a privately-owned high-rise block with the same cladding that was used on Grenfell Tower may be forced to pay millions for replacement panels to be installed.

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F-35 Lightning II jets (PA)

Helmets that allow pilots to ‘see through’ jet, value for money, says engineer

A helmet which allows pilots to “look through” the F-35, the world’s most advanced fighter jet, is “absolutely” worth the money, an engineer has said.

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Britain?s new supersonic ?stealth? strike fighter, the F-35B Lightning II

Defence Secretary, MPs and US Ambassador try their hand at ‘flying’ an F-35 jet

MPs, lords and the US ambassador have all tried their hand at flying one of Britain’s new multi-million pound stealth fighter jets  by climbing into the cockpit of a flight simulator.

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James Brindley was stabbed in the heart as he walked home (West Midlands Police/PA)

Youth claims he stabbed male model in self-defence, court told

A youth admitted stabbing an entrepreneur and budding male model in the heart but claimed it was self-defence, a court heard.

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Grenfell Tower in west London (Rick Findler/PA)

School at foot of Grenfell Tower rated Outstanding by Ofsted

A school which lost several pupils in the Grenfell Tower fire has said it is “delighted” after having been rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

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Mujahid Arshid court case

Two women ‘kidnapped, raped and throats cut’ by ‘fixated’ builder

An “obsessed” builder kidnapped, raped and then cut the throats of two young women, leaving one of them dead in a freezer at a disused house, a court has heard.

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Facebook data showed users were almost twice as likely to share a post from Labour compared with the Conservatives (Niall Carson/PA)

Facebook to expand probe into Russian ‘influence’ on Brexit vote

Facebook has told the parliamentary fake news inquiry it will expand its investigation into whether Russian agents attempted to influence the Brexit vote.

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Royal visit to Reprezent FM

Meghan Markle receives first official gift

Meghan Markle may not be a member of the royal family but she has already received an official gift – an apron.

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MPs approved the EU Withdrawal Bill with a majority of 29 (Daniel Leal-Olivas)

Key Brexit legislation clears Commons amid Tory warnings

Theresa May has been warned her Brexit could be undone by future generations as key legislation cleared the House of Commons.

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One man died after the collision (Joe Giddens/PA)

Lorry driver dies and bus driver injured after vehicles collide

A lorry driver has died and a bus driver taken to hospital after their vehicles collided.

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A protein that helps slow ageing has great therapeutic potential, research shows (John Stillwell/PA Images)

Goddess protein could be a gift for medicine, study shows

An anti-ageing protein named after a Greek goddess who spun the thread of life has untapped potential in the treatment of multiple diseases, scientists have discovered.

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Jo Cox?s legacy reception

Theresa May promises children of murdered MP she will fight to wipe out loneliness in her honour

Theresa May made a vow to the children of murdered MP Jo Cox to wipe out loneliness in her memory.

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Barry Bennell denies the charges

Gary Speed ‘one of four men coached by Bennell who went on to take own lives’

Former Wales manager Gary Speed was one of four men who went on to take their own lives after being coached by Barry Bennell, a court has heard.

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Jo Meeke and Matt Gurney arriving at Crawley Coroner's Court (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Doctor did not warn parents of labour complications, inquest hears

A doctor said he did not warn parents there was a small risk of their baby son dying if suspected complications during labour worsened because he was confident he would be born safely, an inquest heard.

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Holding a second Brexit referendum would not be anti-democratic – Leo Varadkar

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said it would not be undemocratic to hold a second Brexit referendum.

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F35 Lightning arrives in the UK

British companies say their involvement in the F-35 jet production is boosting business

British businesses have said playing a vital role in the production of the F-35 stealth fighter jet has had a positive impact on their companies.

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Akshar Ali, who was jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 22 years for the murder of his wife, Sinead Wooding (West Yorkshire Police/PA)

Husband jailed for at least 22 years for ‘brutal’ murder of his wife

The family of a mother of four have said they were struggling to understand how her husband could “take her life in such a horrible and brutal way”.

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Fresh warnings have been issued about university vice-chancellors' pay (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Fresh warnings issued about vice-chancellor pay

Fresh warnings have been issued about pay for university bosses after new figures revealed a number of outgoing vice-chancellors have been given hefty wage packets in their final year of leadership.

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MP in row over offensive social media posts votes in Commons

Suspended Labour MP Jared O’Mara has officially returned to work by voting in the Commons for the first time in three months.

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