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New sculpture to honour children buried without headstones in London

A special memorial has been unveiled to honour hundreds of impoverished children buried in unmarked graves.

BoE governor Mark Carney makes globalisation warning

The Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that those left behind by the financial crisis need more help.

Tube drivers suspend planned 24-hour strike

A planned 24-hour strike by London Underground drivers has been suspended, the RMT union has said.

Supreme Court told key Government power 'not an ancient relic'

The powers invoked by the Government to begin divorce procedures from the European Union are not an out–of-date "ancient relic" but a pillar of the British constitution, the Attorney General has told the Supreme Court.

American Honey wins big at British Independent Film Awards

Road trip drama American Honey was the big winner at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs).

Tata close to deal on Port Talbot steel plant, Sky sources say

International conglomerate Tata Group is close to agreeing a deal which would safeguard the jobs of around 4,500 employees at its steel plant in Port Talbot, Wales, Sky sources say.

Fortnum & Mason blames price rise on weak pound as it announces 27% rise in profits

Fortnum & Mason is set to increase their prices in 2017 as a result of the fall in the value of sterling.

Brexit appeal at Supreme Court explained: What's at stake?

The Government is at the Supreme Court in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit.

UK services sector grows at fastest rate since January

The UK services sector grew by more than expected in November, registering its biggest jump since the beginning of the year.

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British woman stabbed to death in 'Santa' resort in Lapland

British woman stabbed to death in 'Santa' resort in Lapland

A man has been arrested after his 26-year-old British girlfriend died from stab wounds while working at a remote holiday resort in Lapland.

Woman on holiday in Polzeath, Cornwall, dies after being pulled from sea

Woman on holiday in Polzeath, Cornwall, dies after being pulled from sea

The body of a woman has been recovered from the sea off the Cornish coast.

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