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Scottish commuters could face disruption due to snow

The first significant snowfall of the season is expected to hit parts of Scotland overnight – and could cause some disruption for the morning commute.

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New homes being built (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Hammond says Budget will have proposals to help build 300,000 homes annually

There is no silver bullet to solve Britain’s housing crisis but the Budget will contain a range of proposals to help get 300,000 homes built a year, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said.

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Etsy to expand London office as part of international efficiency drive

Etsy to expand London office as part of international efficiency drive

Etsy is set to expand its London office despite company-wide staff cuts, as the artisan platform looks to centralise much of its international operations in the UK.

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Police at the scene near Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire (Aaron Chown/PA)

Tributes to helicopter pilot among four dead in mid-air collision with plane

The helicopter pilot who was among four people to die after a mid-air collision with a plane was a “mentor” who had a “distinguished” career, his colleagues said.

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What the papers say - November 19

What the papers say – November 19

A tragic development in the disappearance of Gaia Pope, demonstrations in Zimbabwe against Robert Mugabe and the upcoming Budget feature on the front pages of Sunday’s papers.

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The Prince of Wales visits the remains of Elmore Stoutt's High School in Road Town during a visit to the island of Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands. (Victoria Jones/PA)

Sir Richard Branson praises islanders as Prince of Wales visits Tortola

The Prince of Wales has seen the hurricane-damaged British Virgin Islands – as its most famous resident Sir Richard Branson said the disaster had pulled the islanders together.

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Shadow chancellor John McDonnell (Steve Parsons/PA)

Renationalisation programme won’t be burden on taxpayers, says John McDonnell

A major programme of renationalisation under Labour would “not be a burden” on taxpayers, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.

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Richard Leonard addresses delegates after being announced as the new leader of Scottish Labour at the Glasgow Science Centre (Jane Barlow/PA)

New Scottish Labour leader believes message of ‘hope’ can carry him to power

New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard promised to offer voters a “message of real hope” as he set his sights on becoming the country’s next first minister.

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Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams addresses the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis in the RDS, Dublin. (Brian Lawless/PA)

Gerry Adams to step down as Sinn Fein president in 2018

Gerry Adams has announced his intention to step down as Sinn Fein president in 2018.

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Series of portraits to mark Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s wedding anniversary

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh smile as they stand side by side in the first of a new series of portraits to mark their 70th wedding anniversary.

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Paul Golding, leader of Britain First, and the party's deputy leader, Jayda Fransen. (Nick Ansell/PA)

Britain First deputy leader arrested over speech at Belfast rally

The deputy leader of far-right group Britain First has been arrested in London over a speech made at a rally in Belfast this summer.

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Chancellor to face gloomy fiscal outlook in autumn Budget

Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to be confronted by a gloomy fiscal outlook in Wednesday’s Budget as forecasts are expected to unveil a growth downgrade and higher borrowing.

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Corbyn still silent on figure Labour would offer to settle Brexit divorce bill

Jeremy Corbyn has again refused to say how much Labour would offer the European Union for the so-called Brexit “divorce” bill to unlock trade talks.

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Gaia Pope vanished on the afternoon of November 7 (Dorset Police/PA)

Sister pays tribute to Gaia Pope as police find body in hunt for teenager

The sister of Gaia Pope has described the teenager as the “absolute light of my life” as her family were coming to terms with the news that a body has been discovered in the hunt for the missing 19-year-old.

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The Chancellor was speaking on The Andrew Marr Show (Matt Dunham/PA)

Labour condemns Chancellor over ‘no unemployed people’ remark

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been branded “out of touch” after he was forced to clarify his remark that “there are no unemployed people”.

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Girl, 12, dies after beach buggy and car collide in Northern Ireland

A 12-year-old girl has died after the beach buggy she was in collided with a car in Newry.

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Replica tank from Spielberg’s War Horse by Cenotaph to mark 100-year-old battle

A replica First World War tank used in Steven Spielberg’s film War Horse took up a prominent position by the Cenotaph, as the Royal Tank Regiment marked the centenary of the Battle of Cambrai.

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Self-driving vehicle trials (Victoria Jones/PA)

Budget to bring driverless cars closer as Chancellor invests in new tech

Driverless cars will be given the green light for testing on roads nationwide under plans in the Budget designed to ensure the vehicles are being used in Britain in as little as three years.

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Captain Mike Green, who has been named by colleagues as the pilot who died alongside his young student when their helicopter collided with a light aircraft in mid-air in Buckinghamshire (Helicopter Services/PA)

Three Britons and Vietnamese man killed in helicopter and plane crash

The victims of a mid-air collision between a helicopter and a plane include three Britons and one Vietnamese national, police believe.

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Simon Speirs died after being swept overboard (onEdition/PA)

UK sailor killed when swept overboard on world yacht race ‘popular and sensible’

A British sailor who died after being swept overboard was a popular and sensible man, said Clipper Round The World Yacht Race co-founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.

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