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John McDonnell labels Uber ‘a disgrace’ after taxi app firm loses London licence

Uber is a “disgrace”, shadow chancellor John McDonnell said as Labour heavyweights clashed with the Tories over the taxi app firm losing its licence to operate in London.

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Nicola Urquhart retraces her son's final steps in Bury St Edmunds  (Joe Giddens/PA)

Corrie McKeague’s family retrace RAF gunner’s last-known steps

The family of missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague has retraced his last-known steps exactly one year after he vanished.

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Meghan Markle attends the Opening Ceremony. (Danny Lawson/PA)

Meghan Markle attends Invictus Games – but sits away from boyfriend Prince Harry

Meghan Markle has made her long-awaited first appearance at an official engagement attended by Prince Harry.

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Prince Harry presents athletes with medals at the 2017 Invictus Games (Danny Lawson/PA)

Harry hands out Invictus medals but there is no show from Meghan Markle

A casually-dressed Prince Harry embraced beaming athletes as he handed out medals at the Invictus games at Toronto’s York Lions Stadium.

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Boy, 15, held by police after shopping centre ‘acid attack’ injures six

Six people have been injured after a noxious substance was thrown during an incident at an east London shopping mall.

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More than two in five Islamic schools in England that accept girls require them to wear a hijab as school uniform, according to new research (Joe Giddens/PA)

Hijab part of uniform at nearly half of Islamic schools in England

More than two in five Islamic schools in England that accept girls require them to wear a hijab as school uniform, according to new research.

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Four people had to be rescued from Scafell Pike after taking cannabis (Danny Lawson/PA)

Four rescued from England’s highest mountain after taking cannabis

Four people had to be rescued from England’s highest mountain after taking cannabis, police said.

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Diane Abbott speaks during the Labour Party annual conference in Brighton (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Diane Abbott tells Labour conference Jeremy Corbyn will not scapegoat immigrants

Jeremy Corbyn will not scapegoat immigrants and Labour will have a reasonable approach to managing migration, Diane Abbott has told the party’s conference.

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Labour's general election Facebook campaign reached more than 29 million unique users, the party's general secretary has claimed (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Labour’s election Facebook campaign ‘reached more than 29 million unique users’

Labour’s general election Facebook campaign reached more than 29 million unique users, the party’s general secretary has claimed.

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Jeremy Corbyn has avoided a potentially party-splitting vote on Brexit (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Labour divisions exposed as conference vote on Brexit ruled out

Labour divisions over Europe erupted after conference delegates agreed not to push the issue of Brexit to a vote.

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Sinn Fein is still committed to making a deal with the DUP to return to powersharing, Gerry Adams has insisted (Liam McBurney/PA)

Gerry Adams: Sinn Fein wants a deal with DUP on powersharing

Sinn Fein is still committed to making a deal with the DUP to return to powersharing, Gerry Adams has insisted.

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A man practising his golf swing during the standstill on the M£ on Saturday (George Vitelis/Twitter/PA)

Police probing mystery flammable substance which forced M3 closure

Police are still unsure what the mysterious material that sparked the 11-hour full closure of the M3 was.

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Fabian Hamilton has urged Labour Labour ro change its policy to renew the UK's nuclear deterrent Trident (Yui Mok/PA)

Labour should change Trident renewal policy, shadow minister says

Labour should change its policy to renew the UK’s nuclear deterrent, a shadow minister has said.

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Jeremy Corbyn is resisting pressure from Labour MPs to commit the party to keeping the UK in the EU single market after Brexit (Jeff Overs/BBC/PA)

Jeremy Corbyn resists his MPs’ pressure for post-Brexit single market commitment

Jeremy Corbyn is resisting pressure from Labour MPs to commit the party to keeping the UK in the EU single market after Brexit.

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Police launch ‘hate crime’ probe after surgeon stabbed in neck outside mosque

A surgeon has been stabbed on his way to a mosque by attackers who shouted “abusive” comments, according to a Muslim community leader.

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Sadiq Khan says police have foiled seven terror attacks since the Westminster atrocity in March (Stefan Rousseau/PA )

Police thwarted seven terror attacks since Westminster incident, says Sadiq Khan

Police have foiled seven terror attacks since the Westminster atrocity in March, Sadiq Khan has revealed.

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Sadiq Kahn avoids ‘Uber for Khan’ moments as Labour lose 6-0 in soccer friendly

Sadiq Khan avoided any “Uber for Khan” moments despite suffering a 6-0 defeat alongside Labour colleagues in the politicians’ annual conference football match against Westminster journalists.

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Claims UK faces £40bn Brexit divorce bill ‘made up’, says David Davis

Brexit Secretary David Davis has sought to play down reports that Britain is facing a £40 billion “divorce bill” as the price of leaving the EU.

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John McDonnell vows to cap credit card interest to tackle ‘debt crisis’

A Labour government would cap credit card interest so that no-one pays back more than twice the amount of their original borrowing, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has announced.

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Rubens ‘lost’ masterpiece found in Glasgow historic house

A Flemish masterpiece thought to be lost for almost 400 years has been rediscovered in a historic house by art experts.

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