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Saudia jet with flap problem forced to circle Manchester Airport for four hours

A passenger jet was forced to circle over Manchester Airport for four hours due to a technical problem.

Sky disappointed by 'delay' in Fox takeover investigation decision

Sky, the owner of Sky News, today reacted with disappointment following a further delay to its proposed takeover by the US media giant 21st Century Fox.

Grenfell Tower fire: 9/11 experts to help identify victims

Experts from the 9/11 terror attack have been brought in to help police identify victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Winston Churchill tried to suppress Nazi plot to restore Edward VIII to British throne

Winston Churchill attempted to suppress documents which showed the Nazis planned to reinstate Edward VIII as king, according to newly released Government files.

Chris Evans asked 91-year-old mum for advice over BBC pay backlash

Chris Evans asked 91-year-old mum for advice over BBC pay backlash

Chris Evans has said he phoned his 91-year-old mother for advice after he was revealed as the BBC's highest earner.

Sun shines for retailers as sales jump 0.6% in June

Sun shines for retailers as sales jump 0.6% in June

Sunny weather is being credited for a better-than-expected leap in retail sales last month that boosted economic growth.

Motorists delayed by 25 tons of melting Lion bars on A2 in Kent after lorry fire

Motorists delayed by 25 tons of melting Lion bars on A2 in Kent after lorry fire

Twenty-five tons of melting Lion chocolate bars sparked severe delays for motorists on Thursday morning.

British Gas faces £1.1m compensation bill for missed appointments

British Gas faces £1.1m compensation bill for missed appointments

British Gas is to pay out £1.1m to compensate customers for breaching rules governing missed appointments.

Sports Direct annual profits fall 59% as weak pound takes its toll

Sports Direct annual profits fall 59% as weak pound takes its toll

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct has blamed "currency headwinds" for a big drop in underlying pre-tax profits in its last financial year.

Mental health patients detained in '21st century asylums'

Mental health patients detained in '21st century asylums'

Thousands of mental health patients are being detained in locked rehabilitation wards that resemble "old-style asylums", the largest ever inspection of mental health services in England has found.

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Father Ben Lindon to have 100th round of chemotherapy for brain tumour

Father Ben Lindon to have 100th round of chemotherapy for brain tumour

Ben Lindon is about to undergo his 100th round of chemotherapy as part of a long fight with brain cancer. He tells us his story:

Pound tumbles to eight-month low against the euro

Pound tumbles to eight-month low against the euro

The pound has tumbled to an eight-month low against the euro, spelling higher costs for British holidaymakers getting ready for summer breaks.

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