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Jeremy Corbyn to force vote on public sector pay

Jeremy Corbyn is challenging the Conservatives to back his call for more funding for the police and fire service and for the 1% public sector cap to end.Labour has tabled an amendment to the...

Supermarkets urged to introduce plastic-free aisle to help save the ocean

Supermarkets are being urged to reduce the amount of plastic used in food packaging, in a bid to fight the tonnes of waste packaging clogging up the world's oceans.Sian Sutherland, co-founder of campaign group...

Boy with ‘awful injuries’ dies at Daventry rail depot

An 11-year-old boy has died after he suffered "awful" electrical burns at a rail freight depot, police have said.The youngster was found with severe injuries at the scene near Daventry, Northamptonshire, and pronounced dead.Emergency...

House prices bounce back despite Brexit uncertainty

House prices bounced back to growth in June after three months of falls despite the "unusually uncertain" economic outlook amid Brexit talks, new figures show.Prices rose by 1.1% month-on-month having fallen by 0.2% in...

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies

Actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original film version of Stieg Larsson's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, has died aged 56.The Swedish actor had suffered from lung cancer for a year and...

‘Powerful’ cyberattack on Ukraine goes global

A "powerful" cyberattack that started in Ukraine has spread across the world, hitting banks, government IT systems and energy firms.British advertising group WPP said its computer networks in several locations had been targeted.The UK's...

Cholera breaks out in IS-Philippines war zone in Marawi

The first cases of cholera have been recorded in emergency shelters for families fleeing the conflict in the southern Philippines city of Marawi.Almost a quarter of a million people have been forced to leave...

Hero officer describes fight with London Bridge attackers

A hero police officer who fought all three London Bridge attackers with only his baton says there was "instant darkness" when he was stabbed in the head by one of the terrorists.PC Wayne...

Government defeats Labour’s bid to end public sector pay cap

The Government has defeated a Labour bid to end the cap on public sector pay in the first parliamentary test of the Tory-DUP deal.Labour had attempted to push through an amendment to the Queen's...

Hillsborough: Criminal charges against six people over stadium crush

Criminal charges have been brought against six individuals, including former senior police officers, over the Hillsborough disaster.They are::: David Duckenfield, who was the South Yorkshire Police match commander on the day of the disaster::...