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Co-op Bank close to sealing £700m rescue deal with US hedge funds

The beleaguered Co-operative Bank is closing in on a £700m rescue deal with US hedge funds amid ongoing talks about the separation of the vast pension scheme it shares with the Co-op Group.

DUP leader Arlene Foster back in London to conclude minority government pact talks

DUP leader Arlene Foster has returned to London with hopes of concluding a deal with the Conservatives in the coming days.

Edir Frederico Da Costa protest: Six officers hurt as campaigners clash with riot police

Six police officers were injured as protesters lit fires and threw bricks during a march over the death of a man after a traffic stop.

Boy, 16, charged with raping eight-year-old girl in Manchester park

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the rape of an eight-year-old girl in a park in Manchester.

Royal Navy's largest ever warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, to set sail

Royal Navy's largest ever warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, to set sail

The largest warship ever built in the UK is due to set sail for the first time today.

Tower block residents defy council's evacuation order over fire safety fears

Tower block residents defy council's evacuation order over fire safety fears

Two days after their dramatic departure from the tower blocks on north London's Chalcots estate, some of the residents have returned, allowed back to collect vital belongings they did not have time to pack on Friday.

Grenfell Tower response: 100% failure on 60 high-rise safety tests

Grenfell Tower response: 100% failure on 60 high-rise safety tests

Sixty high-rise buildings in 25 local authorities have failed fire cladding safety tests carried out in the wake of the Grenfell blaze, the Government has said.

Labour's John McDonnell: Grenfell Tower victims 'were murdered'

Labour's John McDonnell: Grenfell Tower victims 'were murdered'

Labour's John McDonnell has told a Glastonbury crowd the victims of the Grenfell tower block fire "were murdered by political decisions".

Cyberattack on Parliament: Dozens of email accounts hacked

Cyberattack on Parliament: Dozens of email accounts hacked

A cyberattack on Parliament has compromised dozens of email accounts belonging to parliamentarians, according to Sky sources.

Sadiq Khan: We can't play Russian roulette with fire safety

Sadiq Khan: We can't play Russian roulette with fire safety

London's mayor has backed a decision to evacuate tower blocks, insisting "you can't play Russian roulette with people's safety".

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Emotional Video For Grenfell Tower Charity Single Released

It was released last night and shown just before Corrie on ITV

Two children in intensive care in Newcastle after car hits pedestrians

Two children in intensive care in Newcastle after car hits pedestrians

Two children are in intensive care after a car hit pedestrians outside a sports centre in Newcastle.

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