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Price comparison websites face review by competition watchdog

The competition watchdog has launched a review of price comparison websites to investigate public awareness of how they earn their money and the level to which they actually benefit consumers.

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Police probe third SNP MP over financial dealings

A third SNP MP is being investigated by police in relation to financial dealings.

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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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Traffic officer hailed for averting M1 tragedy after driver falls unconscious

A police officer who brought an unconscious motorist's car to a halt by ramming it into a motorway safety barrier has been commended by his Chief Constable.

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Post-Brexit trade with EU will be 'at least as free', claims Fox

Britain can enjoy trade with the European Union that is "at least as free" as it is now despite Brexit, Liam Fox has claimed.

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Boy, 11, 'may have been bullied and taken his own life', MP claims

An 11-year-old boy has died amid claims from a local MP that he may have been bullied and taken his own life.

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Bob Geldof attacks Donald Trump and Boris Johnson at Canada summit

Bob Geldof used his opening ceremony speech at the One Young World Summit to label Donald Trump a "racist" and a "liar".

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Metropolitan Police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to retire seven months early

Britain's most senior police officer is to retire seven months before the end of his contract.

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Alton Towers visitor numbers down as Merlin 'learns lessons' of Smiler crash

Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments said it had "learned every lesson" from last year's Smiler rollercoaster crash as it revealed that visitor numbers were still being affected.

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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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European Space Agency prepares to crash probe into comet

Final preparations are being made to crash a European spacecraft on to a comet, bringing a dramatic end to the £1 billion Rosetta mission.

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Danny Willett says sorry after his brother provokes Ryder Cup backlash

British golf star Danny Willett has apologised after his brother branded American Ryder Cup fans a "braying mob of imbeciles" in a scathing magazine article.

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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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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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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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Princess Beatrice will strive to complete Mount Etna charity challenge

Princess Beatrice will run and hike more than 30km to the summit of Mount Etna in Sicily today to raise money for a charity she co-founded.

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William and Kate go off the rails in daredevil steam train adventure

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge found themselves on the wrong side of the tracks when they made an impromptu stop to see a Canadian steam train.

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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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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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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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