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Labour MP Jared O'Mara quits committee over historical 'offensive' comments
Labour MP Jared O'Mara has resigned from Parliament's women and equalities select committee after historical comments he posted online re-surfaced.
The Queen and Prince Philip will mark their 70th wedding anniversary in private
Buckingham Palace has confirmed that the Queen and Prince Philip will mark their 70th wedding anniversary privately.
Ex-HSBC banker found guilty by US jury in fraud case
An ex-HSBC banker has been found guilty by a US jury of defrauding an energy company in a $3.5bn currency trade in 2011.
Universal Credit claimants in trial roll-out 'suffering hardship'
Tenants who were part of a trial of the incoming Universal Credit scheme "universally... experienced financial hardship", according to a report.
Boris Johnson calls on Kim Jong Un to negotiate over nuclear ambitions
The Foreign Secretary has called on North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate over his nuclear ambitions but warned the rogue state a pre-emptive strike remains a possibility.
Woman in court charged with murder after toddler dies in fall from sixth-floor window
A woman has appeared in court accused of murdering an 18-month-old boy who died in a fall from a sixth-floor window.
Teachers criticised genius codebreaker Alan Turing's 'vague ideas' in school report
He went on become a famous wartime codebreaker but when Alan Turing was a child his teachers told him they wanted "sound knowledge rather than vague ideas" from the mathematician.
Antibiotic resistance 'one of the most dangerous global crises facing modern world'
The use of antibiotics when they are not needed is creating "one of the most dangerous global crises facing the modern world today", a new campaign is warning.
Police searching for fugitive conman Mark Acklom put focus on daughters
Police are targeting two young sisters in the hunt for their fugitive father Mark Acklom who is on the run with them in Europe.
Charges dropped against Briton detained in Dubai for touching man's hip
A British man sentenced to jail in Dubai for touching a man's hip has had the charges against him dropped, his representatives have said.