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‘Hundreds of refugees’ in Calais area despite Jungle clearance a year ago

Hundreds of refugees and migrants are believed to be in Calais and the surrounding area, a year after the Jungle camp was razed.

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Foreign visitors could face upfront NHS charges under new rules

New rules have come into force that require all providers of treatment on the NHS to establish if patients are eligible for free care as part of efforts to tackle health tourism.

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Boris Johnson speaks at the Chatham House London Conference (Yui Mok/PA)

Time to get on with discussing Brexit trade deal – Johnson

Boris Johnson has urged European leaders to press ahead with Brexit negotiations as British businesses stressed the need for a transition deal to be agreed as quickly as possible.

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Theresa May during Friday's EU summit in Brussels (Virginia Mayo/AP)

Juncker aide accuses May’s ex-policy chief of ‘false’ claims on Brussels dinner

A senior aide to Jean-Claude Juncker has hit back after being accused of leaking sensitive details of a dinner between the Prime Minister and the European Commission chief.

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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaking at the Chatham House London Conference  (Yui Mok/PA)

Boris Johnson backs Donald Trump on N Korea but urges him to stay with Iran deal

Boris Johnson has backed Donald Trump’s approach to the North Korean crisis – but urged the US president to stick to the Iran nuclear deal.

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British diver John Craig hugs his wife following the ordeal (Greg Ridgley/Volunteer Marine Rescue Shark Bay/PA)

‘Panicking’ diver fended huge tiger shark off with spear gun on long swim ashore

A British diver has told how he was forced to fend off a 13ft (4m) tiger shark with a spear gun as it followed him during a 4.7-mile (7.5km) swim to the Australian shore.

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Joseph Mahmud, 10, from Portsmouth, swims with a dolphin during the Dreamflight visit to Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida (Steve Parsons/PA)

‘Holiday of a lifetime’: Sick children overjoyed on Dreamflight trip to Florida

Nearly 200 sick, seriously ill and disadvantaged children from across the UK have left their families behind and conquered their fears on a once-in-a-lifetime charity-funded sunshine holiday in America.

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The Chancellor will announce the Budget on November 22 (Lauren Hurley/PA)

Voting against Budget to upset Hammond would be ‘deeply irresponsible’, MPs told

Tory MPs have been warned that voting against the Budget in a bid to oust under-fire Chancellor Philip Hammond would be “deeply irresponsible”.

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Nearly a quarter of a million companies to face above inflation business rate hike

Nearly a quarter of a million firms will be hit with above inflation property tax hikes next year, according to new data.

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Beekeepers are concerned about the effects of pesticides and climate change (Katie Collins/PA)

Beekeepers’ honey yield down on last year as decline in crop continues

Beekeepers have raised concerns over the future of honeybees as an annual survey showed a “steady decline” in the honey crop.

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Don’t ask your GP for antibiotics, campaigners urge

People are being urged not to ask their doctor for antibiotics as part of a new campaign aimed at tackling growing resistance to the drugs.

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Wife and daughters may hold key to capture of man wanted over £850k romance scam

Police hunting one of Britain’s most wanted fugitives have released details of his wife and two daughters in the hope they could provide the key to his capture.

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People driving older, more polluting petrol and the dirtiest diesel vehicles in London will pay the new T-Charge and the Congestion Charge (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Drivers of most-polluting vehicles in central London face £21.50 daily charge

Charges for driving the oldest, most-polluting vehicles into central London have almost doubled after a £10 toxicity T-Charge came into force.

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The Welsh Government is planning to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol (Rui Vieira/PA)

Welsh Government unveils law to set minimum price for alcohol

A new law that will introduce a minimum price for the sale of alcohol in Wales has been unveiled by the Welsh Government.

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Damaged buildings in Raqqa, Syria, after Syrian Democratic Forces took control (Gabriel Chaim/AP)

Minister’s position on killing British IS fighters ‘in almost every case’ backed

A minister who said the only way of dealing with British Islamic State fighters in Syria is to kill them in almost every case was speaking in line with the Government’s stated position, a spokesman said.

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Police quiz suspected hostage-taker after bowling alley gun siege

Detectives are questioning a suspected hostage-taker as they try to establish why two men were held at gun point in a four-hour bowling alley siege.

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Watchdog fines Merrill Lynch £34.5 million for failing to report transactions

Britain’s financial watchdog has fined Merrill Lynch International £34.5 million for failing to report 68.5 million exchange traded derivative transactions, in what the watchdog said was the first fine of its kind.

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The amount of breweries has surged to a level not seen since the 1930s (Hannah McKay/PA)

Breweries break through 2,000 barrier amid craft beer boom

The number of breweries has broken through the 2,000 barrier for the first time since the 1930s, a new study reveals.

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Police warned the teenager is vulnerable (Joe Giddens/PA)

Vulnerable boy missing in London found safe

A vulnerable 15-year-old boy who had missing in London for nearly 36 hours has been found safe and well.

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Resident tells of desperate bid to save toddler in sixth-floor window fall

A traumatised resident in a block of flats where a toddler fell on to cobbles from a sixth-floor window has spoken of the desperate attempts to save him.

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