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Zoe Ball and Norman Cook are separating

Zoe Ball and husband Norman Cook announce separation 'with great sadness'

Luke Jones, 25, was released on licence on September 16 (Greater Manchester Police/PA)

Police launch manhunt in Manchester after rapist released on licence disappears

Charlie Elphicke said: "We must act now to catch and jail these criminals - and end their evil trade of modern slavery."

Dover MP calls for new patrol force after police detain three suspected migrants

Police attended the scene and recovered a body

Body found after police called following reports of boy, 14, in river

Pippa acting as bridesmaid to William and Kate

Man held after claims Pippa Middleton's account was hacked

Ken Loach spoke of his fears of a Donald Trump presidency

Ken Loach backing Jeremy Corbyn to stand up to state's 'abusive behaviour'

Campaigners signalled that a second Scottish independence poll could be called once a broad outline of the UK's Brexit measures emerges

Sturgeon 'could call second Scottish independence referendum in autumn 2017'

Junior doctors have suspended planned strike action

Suspension of junior doctors' strike action welcomed by Department of Health

Jeremy Corbyn celebrates his victory following the announcement

Jeremy Corbyn looks to rebuild team following re-election as Labour leader

Three people have been held in connection with the discovery

Man with UK passport charged in Thailand over body-in-freezer

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said the operation to take the city of Mosul would begin 'in the next few weeks'

Forces 'on the cusp' of taking last major Islamic State stronghold in Iraq

EU rules currently forbids the testing of European doctors coming to work in the UK

Brexit could pave way for tougher checks on European doctors

A break-in at a Stoke-on-Trent shopping centre netted a £400,000 haul of high-value watches

Five men charged after £400,000 watches haul from Potteries break-in

Sarah Champion is her party's spokeswoman on domestic abuse

Jeremy Corbyn backs Sarah Champion who admits she 'lost control' in domestic row

The work is by Neoclassical painter Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Victorian masterpiece's rediscovery has 'stunned the art world'

Zdenek Makar died after an altercation at a chicken shop in Poplar

Three arrested after Czech man killed in street attack

Making all schools academies would cost local authorities £80 million a year in business rates income, the LGA said

Making all schools academies 'will cost taxpayers £320m'

The Cambridges are heading to Canada

William and Kate begin tour of Canada accompanied by George and Charlotte

Former Coronation Street actress and Labour candidate Tracy Brabin on the by-election campaign trail in Cleckheaton

Likely Jo Cox successor Tracy Brabin: Labour must unify after leadership battle

Picture messaging app Snapchat is set to launch sunglasses with a built-in video camera

Snapchat to make a Spectacle of itself with in-built sunglasses video camera

Alex Salmond gave a lecture to celebrate the Saltire Society's 80th anniversary

'Full English Brexit' bad for Scotland's health, says Alex Salmond

Smart meters have been promoted to consumers as a way to reduce their energy bills (Energy Retail Association/PA)

Smart meters 'only lead to small savings on energy bills'

Greg Rutherford with his dance partner Natalie Lowe (BBC/PA)

First Strictly celebs take to the dance floor

Daniel Radcliffe joked to reporters that he would consider presenting the baking show with Paul Hollywood and the corpse character he plays in one of his two new films

Daniel Radcliffe: I'd host Bake Off but would never go on Strictly

Pippa acting as bridesmaid to William and Kate

Images of Kate, George and Charlotte 'stolen' from Pippa Middleton by hackers

Nearly 13,000 council homes were sold under Right to Buy over the past year, but only 2,200 were built over the same period

Right to Buy sales result in loss of 10,000 affordable homes

Tracy Brabin has been chosen as the Labour candidate for Batley and Spen

Ex-Corrie actress Tracy Brabin chosen as Labour candidate for Jo Cox's seat

Twitter shares have been taking off

Twitter causes a stir in markets with shares surging amid bid rumours

George Osborne said the Brexit vote had sent shock waves around the world

European Parliament boss brands Brexit 'a disaster' for EU and the UK

Yahoo said that the stolen information did not include unprotected passwords, payment card data, or bank account information

Yahoo data breach 'involves eight million UK user accounts'

Christopher Halliwell is already serving a life sentence for the murder of Sian O'Callaghan (Wiltshire Police/PA)

Killer taxi driver Christopher Halliwell had more victims, police believe

British teenager Scarlett Keeling, 15, was killed in Goa, India, in 2008

Scarlett's mother in justice vow after pair cleared over teen's rape and death

Lord O'Neill of Gatley, the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury, who has resigned from the Government.

Northern Powerhouse peer quits Treasury and Tory benches

Mazher Mahmood, dubbed The Fake Sheikh, arrives at the Old Bailey

Fake Sheikh says court 'was looking for excuse' to drop Tulisa case

James Arthur has just missed out on the number one spot

The Chainsmokers fight off challenge from James Arthur to remain at number one

The CAA has criticised the Labour leader

Anti-semitism campaigners file complaint against Jeremy Corbyn

Just Paul Hollywood will move with the Bake Off to Channel 4

Bake Off's Mary Berry ready to put her feet up, jokes presenter Jo Brand

Amazon was fined at Southwark Crown Court

Amazon fined £65,000 for trying to ship dangerous goods by air

Dave Forsey has resigned from Sports Direct

Ashley takes reins of Sport Direct after 'right arm' man quits

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie pictured at Heathrow Airport

Brad Pitt: FBI 'evaluating' plane row claims

Iceland may face action over its name

Cold war looms over Iceland lawsuit threat

Thomas Thwaites, left, accepts the Ig Nobel prize in biology from 2007 economics laureate Eric Maskin at Harvard University (AP)

Bleat that - acting the goat earns researcher spoof Nobel award

The report warned there is no evidence it will raise overall educational standards

More grammar schools 'likely to widen attainment gap between rich and poor'

Prime Minister Theresa May with defence chiefs as she reiterated her commitment to crack down on vexatious legal claims against troops.

Theresa May: Troops must be protected from legal system abuse

The Ministry of Justice is more than two years into reforms of the probation services, a report says

Probation service 'revolution' not yet delivered - MPs

Victims conned into transferring money by bank transfer had no legal right to get their money back from their bank, Which? said

'Super complaint' made to regulators about bank transfer fraud victims' rights

X-ray-based image of DNA. Cancer patients had their tumour DNA sequenced in the hope of finding mutations that might respond to specific drugs

Genetic 'portraits' of cancer patients 'improve survival'

A report says HCAs are being used to plug gaps because of nursing shortages

Healthcare assistants used as 'nurses on the cheap'

Some 19.7% said they had experienced anxiety or depression, up from 18.3% the year before, the figures showed

Depression and anxiety on the rise, according to wellbeing data


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