Ukip: Burka ban would boost women’s vitamin D intake from sunlight

A burka ban would help women by boosting their vitamin D intake from sunlight, Ukip has said.

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T-shirt seller rushed to aid of 12-year-old hurt in Manchester bombing

A merchandise seller ripped up concert T-shirts to help stem the bleeding of a 12-year-old girl injured in the Manchester bomb attack before she was taken to hospital, her family said.

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£4.1m raised for victims of Manchester suicide bomb attack

More than £4 million has been raised for the victims of the suicide bomb attack in Manchester.

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Tackling ‘cancer’ of Islamic extremism at heart of Ukip manifesto launch

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall has branded radical Islam “a cancer that needs to be cut out” as he pledged to seize the passports of Britons who go to fight for Islamic State.

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In pictures: Crowd sings Don’t Look Back In Anger after silence for bomb victims

A sombre silence in memory of the Manchester bomb victims came to a rousing end with a spontaneous rendition of Don’t Look Back In Anger.

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Ex-DJ Jonathan King charged with 18 sex attacks on boys

Former DJ Jonathan King has been charged with 18 sexual offences against nine teenage boys dating back to the 1970s and 1980s.

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Manchester bomber Salman Abedi ‘wanted revenge’ for Middle East military strikes

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was known to the security services and his risk to the public remained “subject to review” before carrying out his deadly attack.

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Charles donates thousands to Manchester fund before launching cricket contest

The Prince of Wales has donated thousands to victims of the Manchester suicide bombing – as he launched an international cricket tournament described as a celebration of diversity.

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‘Progress made’ in bid to resolve RBS legal action

Progress “continues to be made” towards settlement of a multimillion-pound High Court action brought by thousands of shareholders against Royal Bank of Scotland.

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Off-duty police officer and eight-year-old girl among Manchester bombing victims

Off-duty police officer Elaine McIver and seven children under the age of 18 were among the 22 people killed in the Manchester Arena terrorist atrocity.

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Parents lose Court of Appeal fight over baby Charlie’s treatment

A couple who want to take their sick baby son to the USA for treatment have lost a Court of Appeal fight.

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Manchester bombing was ‘dreadful, wicked’ attack, Queen tells young victims

The Queen condemned the “wicked” attack on Manchester Arena as she joined young victims of the suicide bomb at their hospital bedside.

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In video: VIP trip to met Ariana Grande ended in injury for fan

A 15-year-old girl who was hit with shrapnel when the Manchester Arena suicide bomb exploded has told how her dream of meeting pop star Ariana Grande descended into a nightmare.

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Woman, 72, jailed after sending death threat to Theresa May

An elderly woman has been jailed for three-and-a-half years for sending a death threat to Theresa May.

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Man who made detonator parts from Christmas lights guilty of bomb bid

A would-be terrorist who improvised detonator parts from fairy lights has been found guilty of attempting to make a pressure-cooker bomb.

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Net long-term migration falls below 250,000

Net long-term migration to the UK fell below a quarter of a million in 2016 for the first time in nearly three years as arrivals from eastern and central European countries plunged dramatically.

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Rare Star Wars toy sold for £21,600 on film series’ 40th anniversary

A rare Star Wars toy has fetched more than £20,000 at auction, 40 years to the day since the first film in the franchise was released.

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Faces of Fred West and Jimmy Savile among ‘selfies’ in Walkers Crisps campaign

The faces of Fred West and Jimmy Savile have inadvertently been featured in an interactive Twitter campaign by Walkers Crisps.

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Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was ‘subject of interest’ to security services

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was a “former subject of interest” to the security services whose risk “remained subject to review”, a Whitehall source has revealed.

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Migrant workers really do have a stronger work ethic, researchers claim

The perception that migrant workers have a stronger work ethic than those born in the UK has been proven for the first time, researchers say.

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