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Pupils celebrate their GCSE results at King Edward VI High School for Girls in Birmingham

GCSE results in record fall as girls outperform boys again

Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,150,000 to Labour and £2,125,000 to the Liberal Democrats

Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll run-up

RMT workers on Southern Railway are to take strike action in a row over ticket office closures

Southern passengers facing more misery with RMT strike in ticket offices row

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will take part in a leadership husting with rival Owen Smith in Glasgow on Thursday

SNP would not be reliable allies of Labour, insists Jeremy Corbyn

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, welcomes Nigel Farage at a campaign rally in Jackson, Mississippi (AP)

Brexit an anti-establishment victory, Nigel Farage tells Trump supporters

Mia Ayliffe-Chung was stabbed to death at an Australian hostel (Tommy Martin/PA)

Man accused of stabbing UK backpacker 'may have been obsessed with her'

The temporary changes are not impacting the adult A&E, which remains unaffected and open

Hospital's children's A&E services suspended as 'not clinically safe'

Police officers on Camber Sands near Rye

Five beach tragedy victims 'were young men on day out from London'

TV controllers were quizzed about the scheduling of the return of the BBC's Poldark, starring Aidan Turner, against ITV's Victoria

BBC's peak-time slots for popular shows impacts on rivals, says Channel 4 figure

The new Chancellor faced calls to publish an analysis of how measures in budgets hit people across the earnings range after George Osborne abandoned the practice

Hammond urged to detail Budget impact analysis

A spokesman says the investigation is continuing the judge has agreed to 'continue to refrain from sitting'

Investigation into High Court judge ongoing nearly a year on

The incident caused the flight to be delayed

'Tiff' between two easyJet cabin crew members causes flight delay

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley faced a grilling from MPs on the Business Select Committee in June

Sports Direct investors demand independent review of company practices

Lemmy performing at Glastonbury last year

Motorhead's Lemmy immortalised by 6ft statue at his favourite bar

Leslie Jones' website was taken down after an apparent cyber-attack (Invision/AP)

'Hackers' target Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones

Peter Sutcliffe has reportedlty been moved from Broadmoor psychiatric hospital, pictured

Yorkshire Ripper 'moved back to jail'

Greater Manchester Police was found to be under-recording some serious offences

Watchdog finds police force 'failing to record 38,000 reported crimes each year'

1.4 billion bricks are needed to plug Britain's shortfall of 264,000 homes, the report found

Brick shortage holding up housebuilding process 'from beginning to end' - report

Experts examined more than 1,000 studies of excess weight and cancer risk

Experts link being overweight or obese to eight more types of cancer

Sunbathers enjoy the hot weather on a busy Boscombe Beach in Dorset

Five die in sea tragedy on hottest day of the year

The National Deaf Children's Society warns auctioning radio frequencies could leave thousands of hearing aids and implants useless

Deaf children's charity warns hearing devices may fail if radio frequencies sold

The restaurant L'Enclume in Cartmel, Cumbria, has again been named the top place to eat

L'Enclume named top place to eat for fourth year running

The Great British Bake Off contestants (BBC/PA)

Church minister Lee Banfield is first to leave Great British Bake Off

James Corden

James Corden: I'm not cool enough for a Michael Winterbottom film

Experts examined more than 1,000 studies of excess weight and cancer risk

Experts link being overweight or obese to eight more types of cancer

A former adviser to Nigel Farage said the outgoing Ukip leader is not endorsing Donald Trump

Donald Trump is the candidate for change, Nigel Farage claims ahead of US speech

Rescuers search through debris of collapsed houses in Pescara del Tronto (AP)

Queen sends message of condolence after devastating earthquake

Mia Ayliffe-Chung has died after being stabbed at a backpackers' hostel in Australia (Tommy Martin/PA)

Mother pays tribute to 'beloved daughter' stabbed to death at Australian hostel

Boys jump into the sea in Brighton, East Sussex

Five die in sea tragedy on hottest day of the year

Net long-term migration stood at an estimated 327,000 in the year ending in March, the Office for National Statistics said

Poland overtakes India as most common overseas country of birth in UK

Labour MP Keith Vaz said forums, message boards and social media platforms are 'the lifeblood of Daesh' and other terrorist groups for recruitment and financing

Google, Facebook and Twitter 'passing the buck' over terror threat, say MPs

Jools and Jamie Oliver leave the Portland Hospital in central London with the newest addition to the Oliver family

Jamie Oliver reveals name of new son in Instagram post

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Golden chance for punters as National Lottery celebrates Team GB glory

Shane Smith said this is the smartest, most educated, most savvy generation in history

Vice founder warns of fast and frightening media revolution

A total of 102 offenders faced tougher punishments

102 criminals given longer jail terms in 2015 after complaints

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Bute Mills in Luton, where they toured the facilities of national charity Youthscape. (PA)

Duke of Cambridge recalls loss of mother during hospice visit

PSNI officers and Army technical officers search properties on Old Glenarm Road in Larne, Co Antrim

Royal Marine questioned in Northern Ireland terror probe 'linked to arms finds'

An artist's impression issued by the European Southern Observatory showing the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri

Earth-like planet just four light years away may support life

The suspect was held in Brent, north London, on Wednesday by officers from Scotland Yard's Counter-Terrorism Command

Man held in London on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts

The Airlander 10 sits on the ground after crashing at Cardington airfield in Bedfordshire

World's largest aircraft Airlander 10 crashes during test flight

Dalian Atkinson, pictured during his playing days with Aston Villa, died after being Tasered

Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'

Screengrab from the Twitter account of Tashka4 of activity on Camber Sands, near Rye, East Sussex

Three men die after being pulled from sea on hottest day of the year

Jalal Uddin, 71, suffered multiple injuries to his head and face during the attack in Rochdale

IS supporter accused of bludgeoning imam to death remains at large, jury told

Michael Coe was found guilty at Southwark Crown Court

Muslim convert faces jail after knocking boy unconscious for cuddling girl

Loans for house purchases slipped 5% to an 18-month low of 37,662 in July, figures show

Slump in mortgage approvals following Brexit vote

There were no reports of any injuries

Plane returns to Birmingham Airport after bird strike

Amy Tinkler has vowed to go at least one better at the Tokyo Games in 2020

Emotional return for bronze medal gymnast Amy Tinkler, 16

Rudy Bruynius, who died after being swept out to sea at Fistral Beach in Cornwall on Saturday, with his two-year-old daughter Mckayla Bruynius (Family Handout/PA)

Girl, two, dies in hospital after father killed in sea tragedy

Madeleine McCann disappeared during a family holiday in Portugal in 2007 (Family handout/PA)

Madeleine McCann police may seek more Government cash for 'outstanding work'

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