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NHS hospital and ambulance trusts run up £700m deficit, sources reveal

NHS hospital and ambulance trusts in England have recorded a total deficit of more than £700m for the financial year to April 2017, Sky News can reveal.

Parents of sick baby Charlie Gard set for Court of Appeal hearing over ruling to end life support

The parents of sick baby Charlie Gard are preparing to stage the latest legal battle to take their son to the US for treatment.

Judge calls Michael Barrymore evidence 'double double hearsay'

Some of the evidence used by police to arrest TV star Michael Barrymore for rape and murder over the death of Stuart Lubbock has been branded "double double hearsay" by a High Court Judge.

David Moyes quits as Sunderland manager after Premier League relegation

David Moyes has resigned as manager of Sunderland following the club's relegation from the Premier League.

Goodwin may escape witness box as RBS nears investor settlement

Royal Bank of Scotland is closing in on a £200m-plus settlement with thousands of investors over its ill-fated 2008 cash call - a move that would spare former boss Fred Goodwin from two days of courtroom scrutiny.

Jeremy Corbyn unclear on funding for new tuition fees pledge

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was unclear how he would fund the extra costs of his pledge to scrap tuition fees earlier than expected.

Green Party manifesto outlines plans for four-day week

A four-day week, a basic wage for everyone, no tuition fees and step-free access to buses and trains are just some of the Green Party's "big, bold ideas" in its manifesto.

Alan Titchmarsh blames Brexit for fall in Chelsea Flower Show sponsors

Celebrity gardener Alan Titchmarsh has blamed the Brexit vote for a sponsorship slump at this year's Chelsea Flower Show.

Rolf Harris trial: 'Victim saw star on TV and shouted pervert', court hears

The husband of one of Rolf Harris' alleged victims has told jurors he first became aware of his wife's allegation when she shouted "pervert" at the TV when the entertainer was on it.

Anti-fox hunting protester shouts 'kill May' as PM arrives in Wrexham

A man protesting against fox hunting shouted "save our wildlife, kill May" as the Prime Minister arrived at an election campaign event.

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Prince Harry 'drove 100 miles' to get Meghan Markle for Pippa's evening reception

Prince Harry 'drove 100 miles' to get Meghan Markle for Pippa's evening reception

Prince Harry drove 100 miles to bring girlfriend Meghan Markle to Pippa Middleton's evening wedding reception, according to reports.

Owner's shock at true worth of jewel bought at car boot sale

Owner's shock at true worth of jewel bought at car boot sale

A large diamond ring is expected to fetch £350,000 at auction - decades after it was bought for £10 at a car boot sale.

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