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Banksy's Slave Labour sells for £561,000 - to artist who plans to paint over it

A piece of Banksy street art painted on the side of a Poundland has sold to a US artist for more than half a million pounds - but the buyer has vowed to whitewash it in protest.

Sir Elton and John Lewis unite in Christmas advert

Sir Elton John has taken a starring role in John Lewis's Christmas advert in a touching retrospective of his career.

Aston Martin boss backs May's Brexit plan

The boss of car maker Aston Martin has given his backing to Theresa May's draft Brexit agreement and warned that a no-deal scenario would be a disaster.

Markets shaken as Brexit deal comes under attack

The pound has fallen sharply while banking and house building stocks are also under pressure after a draft Brexit deal was hit by political turmoil.

Raab and McVey's resignations spark a chain reaction

Raab and McVey's resignations spark a chain reaction

The resignations of two secretaries of state will prompt fears Theresa May could lose more cabinet ministers in the coming hours.

Uber loses $1bn in three months as growth slows

Uber loses $1bn in three months as growth slows

Uber has reported a quarterly loss of $1.07bn (£820m) as it pumped money into bikes, scooters and food deliveries.

Supplier to cut power to entire Channel island

Supplier to cut power to entire Channel island

The sole electricity supplier in the Channel island of Sark is cutting power to all 500 residents over a dispute with the government.

Billions of pieces of plastic put on supermarket shelves each year

Billions of pieces of plastic put on supermarket shelves each year

Major UK supermarkets are putting billions of pieces of plastic packaging on the market every year, a survey suggests.

I don't want to die - mum's plea on pancreatic cancer day

I don't want to die - mum's plea on pancreatic cancer day

A better understanding of pancreatic cancer symptoms and quicker diagnosis are crucial if low survival rates are to be improved, according to campaigners on World Pancreatic Cancer Day.

Brexit draft deal: The key points explained

Brexit draft deal: The key points explained

Theresa May's draft Brexit agreement has been agreed by her cabinet after more than 18 months of negotiations with the EU.

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Baby survives after pregnant woman killed with a crossbow in Ilford

Baby survives after pregnant woman killed with a crossbow in Ilford

An unborn baby has been saved after its mother was shot with a crossbow while she did the washing up.

Brentford FC technical director Robert Rowan dies aged 28

Brentford FC technical director Robert Rowan dies aged 28

Brentford's technical director Robert Rowan has died at the age of 28.

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