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Overseas aid budget fraud levels do not seem credible, says watchdog

The reported levels of fraud in Britain's overseas aid budget are so "remarkably low" they do not seem credible, the Commons financial watchdog has said.

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Tories 'determined to keep everything under wraps' over activist death - father

The Conservatives have been accused of withholding the contents of an internal bullying inquiry from police by the father of a young activist who took his own life.

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Government borrowing reaches lowest level in nearly ten years

Government borrowing has reached its lowest level in nearly a decade, but the Chancellor has overshot his independent target for shoring up the public finances.

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'A horrible marker of time' - Madeleine McCann's mother on life ten years on

Madeleine McCann's mother has described the tenth anniversary of her daughter's disappearance as a "horrible marker of time, stolen time".

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'Victim-blaming' row judge likens remarks to urging precautions against burglars

A judge at the centre of a rape "victim-blaming" controversy has compared her comments to warning people about locking their doors to protect themselves from burglars.

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'Staying in EU customs union should be part of Brexit negotiations'

The UK could give up the right to do post-Brexit international trade deals if it gets a good agreement with the EU, Labour has suggested.

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Teenager facing jail over global computer hacking business

A teenager is facing jail for setting up a global computer hacking business which caused chaos on the world wide web and cost millions of pounds.

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CWU to discuss strike threat over Royal Mail pension scheme closure plan

The threat of industrial action by Royal Mail workers over plans to close the company's defined benefit pension scheme next year is being discussed today.

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Tougher trading sees Carpetright issue profits warning

Retailer Carpetright has warned over profits after seeing sales growth slow as consumer caution took its toll.

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Obsession with graduate employment 'unhelpful', says outgoing Ucas chief

Students should not worry about employment while studying for their degree, the outgoing head of Ucas has said.

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'Two-tier system' leaving many refugees destitute, politicians warn

Thousands of refugees in the UK run the risk of homelessness and destitution due to a lack of support from the Government, a cross-party report has found.

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Food banks hand out 1.2 million emergency supplies in a year

A record number of almost 1.2 million emergency supplies were given out at food banks in the past year, new figures reveal.

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Forty-five minutes exercise several days a week boosts brain power in over-50s

Exercising for at least 45 minutes several times a week can boost brain power in the over-50s, research suggests.

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Sir Elton John cancels US shows due to 'potentially deadly' infection

Sir Elton John has cancelled a series of shows in the US after suffering from a "potentially deadly" bacterial infection that forced him to spend two nights in intensive care.

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Muslim Council of Britain condemning Ukip 'bigots'

Muslim leaders are to criticise Ukip "bigots" over the party's so-called integration policy aimed almost entirely at followers of the faith.

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MPs fearing EU academics 'brain drain' urge guarantees for future after Brexit

Academics from the EU must be given guarantees over their future to prevent a "brain drain" of talent, MPs have warned.

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Judge lets Stephen Belafonte visit daughter during bitter Mel B divorce battle

Mel B's estranged husband can visit his young daughter despite facing claims of domestic violence and links to the porn industry, a court has ruled.

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Prison population could rise due to new court order breach rules, MPs warn

A proposed overhaul of rules for sentencing offenders who flout court orders could spark a rise in the prison population, MPs say.

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GPs advised to report patients driving against medical advice

Tougher guidance urging GPs to report patients who continue to drive when not medically fit has come into force.

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Theresa May: Collaboration with smaller parties could put Jeremy Corbyn in power

Nationalists are "propping up" Labour in Wales in a deal that shows how "collaboration" between smaller parties could put Jeremy Corbyn into power, Theresa May has claimed.

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