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Most people have older 'heart age' than actual age, study reveals

The vast majority of people have an older "heart age" than their actual age, a new study suggests.

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Child sex abuse probe lawyer read about his suspension on the internet

The national probe into child sex abuse has been plunged into fresh controversy after its senior lawyer said he learned of his suspension from the investigation via the internet.

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Some painkillers 'increase the risk of developing heart failure'

Common painkillers used by millions of people in the UK are linked to an increased risk of heart failure, experts have said.

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Signing ceremony set to finalise Hinkley nuclear power station deal

A signing ceremony is expected to be held to finalise the deal to build the first new UK nuclear power station in a generation.

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Four-fifths of consumers confident over job security, says spending power report

A record 81% of consumers feel confident about their job security, according to a report.

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Lack of funds harming female offender rehabilitation efforts - report

A shortage of accommodation and lack of funding are hampering efforts to help female offenders turn away from crime, a watchdog has warned.

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Scandal-hit ambulance trust to be put into special measures

A scandal-hit ambulance trust is to be put into special measures after a regulator found it was putting patients at risk.

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Negotiating Brexit could cost £65m and require 520 more staff, think-tank warns

Planning for Brexit could cost the Government £65 million a year and involve hiring at least 500 civil servants - but time is being "wasted" on "political squabbles and turf wars", a new report warns.

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Ministers 'blatantly ignoring' smart motorways safety concerns, MPs warn

Ministers are "blatantly ignoring" safety concerns about smart motorways, according to MPs.

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Sam Allardyce says he has "paid the consequences" for "error of judgment"

Former England manager Sam Allardyce has told reporters he made "an error of judgment", adding: "I have paid the consequences."

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Nine out of 10 shoppers using own bags since 5p charge introduced - study

Nine in 10 shoppers in England now use their own carrier bags following the 5p Government levy introduced a year ago, according to a study.

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Child sex abuse probe lawyer read about his suspension on the internet

The national probe into child sex abuse has been plunged into fresh controversy after its senior lawyer said he learned of his suspension from the investigation via the internet.

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Junior doctors urged to abandon industrial action after court ruling on contract

Doctors' leaders have been urged to stop threatening industrial action in the wake of a High Court judge's ruling on an NHS contract dispute.

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Jeremy Corbyn calls for Labour unity as he targets 'socialism for 21st century'

Jeremy Corbyn has set out a programme of "socialism for the 21st century" as he urged his fractured party to unite to take on the Conservatives in a general election he said could come as early as next year.

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Tributes paid after two Matalan workers found dead near Cardiff city centre shop

Tributes have been paid after two Matalan employees were allegedly stabbed to death near the city centre store where they worked.

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William and Kate use first joint tweet to sign virtual visitors' book

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have signed a virtual visitors' book - with their first joint tweet.

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Pippa Middleton 'has good reason to fear all iCloud information has been hacked'

The Duchess of Cambridge's sister has "good reason" to fear that all information held in her iCloud account has been hacked, a High Court judge has said.

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BMA chief defends junior doctors over five-day strikes plan

The decision to call five-day doctor strikes - which were then abandoned - was not a mistake, the head of the junior doctors' committee has said.

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Number of disruptive incidents involving air passengers up by almost a fifth

Incidents of disruptive behaviour by airline passengers around the world rose 17% last year, new figures show.

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Anjem Choudary seeks permission to appeal Islamic State support conviction

Extremist preacher Anjem Choudary has applied for permission to appeal his conviction for drumming up support for terror group Islamic State (IS).

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