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EU members will play 'hardball' with 'British dosh', MPs are warned

European leaders will play "hardball" and demand "British dosh" in return for a free trade deal from the start of Brexit negotiations, the former UK ambassador to the EU has warned.

Police officer commandeers gritter lorry to find missing boy

A missing boy has been found thanks to a quick-thinking police officer who commandeered a gritter lorry to track him down.

Two officers probed after police Taser their own race relations adviser in Bristol

Two police officers are being investigated for gross misconduct after a race relations adviser was Tasered when he was mistaken for a wanted man.

Helen Bailey’s fiance Ian Stewart found guilty of murder

A jury has convicted Helen Bailey's fiance, Ian Stewart, of killing the writer and dumping her body in a cesspit.

Manufacturing drives GDP rise of 0.7% in last three months of 2016

The UK's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 0.7% in the final three months of last year, up from an initial estimate of 0.6%.

Foreign spouse income limit upheld by Supreme Court

The Government's "minimum income" immigration requirement does not breach human rights legislation, the Supreme Court has ruled.

Coca-Cola in u-turn over plastic bottle deposit scheme

Coca-Cola has reversed its opposition to a deposit return scheme for drinks bottles following a Greenpeace investigation.

Brexit Secretary: It will take years for Brits to fill low-skilled EU migrant jobs

It will take "years and years" before British workers are ready to fill the low-skilled jobs left by EU migrants, Brexit Secretary David Davis has conceded.

Employers pay £47k less into women's pensions, according to study

Women are losing out on tens of thousands of pounds in employer pension contributions as a result of the gender pay gap, new research suggests.

Firms need 'five year' Brexit transition period, manufacturers say

The Government is being urged to agree a five-year transition to Brexit in its looming EU divorce talks to help business acclimatise.

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Pie-eating goalkeeper Wayne Shaw forced to quit Sutton Utd

Pie-eating goalkeeper Wayne Shaw forced to quit Sutton Utd

Wayne Shaw has agreed to leave Sutton Utd after investigations were opened into his pie eating during the club's game against Arsenal.

Police dig at double killer Christopher Halliwell's former home

Police dig at double killer Christopher Halliwell's former home

Police are digging up the garden of a house where double killer Christopher Halliwell once lived.

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