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Theresa May confirms tax will rise to fund NHS - but delays detail until autumn

Taxpayers will have to pay more to help fund a £20bn boost to the NHS, Theresa May has confirmed.

Woman tells court John Leslie 'assaulted me in nightclub'

A woman has told a court that she was sexually assaulted in an Edinburgh nightclub by TV personality John Leslie.

BA owner in German dogfight for Norwegian Air

Shares in Norwegian Air soared almost 10% after the boss of Lufthansa said the German airline was interested in making a bid for the low-cost airline. 

15 things revealed by Meghan's dad Thomas Markle in first interview after royal wedding

The Duchess of Sussex's father has given his first lengthy interview in the media since Prince Harry and Meghan announced their engagement to the world.

'Terrifying': Horse 'spooked' by close-riding Windsor Triathlon cyclists

'Terrifying': Horse 'spooked' by close-riding Windsor Triathlon cyclists

A woman whose horse was "spooked" by cyclists riding too close during a triathlon says she knew "these individuals weren't willing to stop".

Bodies of mother and child found at Beachy Head cliffs

Bodies of mother and child found at Beachy Head cliffs

A mother and her young son have been found dead at the foot of Beachy Head cliffs.

City chiefs beg Hammond for tax competitiveness review

City chiefs beg Hammond for tax competitiveness review

The Treasury should commission an independent review of the tax burden imposed on entrepreneurs and the broader finance industry, a group of City chiefs will urge Philip Hammond this week.

Govt backs 'upskirting' bill as MP Sir Christopher Chope hit by second knicker protest

Govt backs 'upskirting' bill as MP Sir Christopher Chope hit by second knicker protest

Legislation to ban "upskirting" is to be adopted as a government bill, Downing Street has said, as an MP who initially blocked the proposed law change faced a second underwear protest.

Donna Keogh murder investigation leads police to disused Middlesbrough allotment

Donna Keogh murder investigation leads police to disused Middlesbrough allotment

Police searching for a teenager who went missing in 1998 are digging up an old allotment site in the search for evidence.

Contactless payment boom means cash is no longer king

Contactless payment boom means cash is no longer king

Debit card payments overtook the number of cash transactions for the first time in the UK last year, according to industry figures.

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15 things revealed by Meghan's dad Thomas Markle in first interview after royal wedding

15 things revealed by Meghan's dad Thomas Markle in first interview after royal wedding

The Duchess of Sussex's father has given his first lengthy interview in the media since Prince Harry and Meghan announced their engagement to the world.

Harry Kane scores late winner to give England 2-1 victory over Tunisia in World Cup opener

Harry Kane scores late winner to give England 2-1 victory over Tunisia in World Cup opener

Harry Kane fired an injury time winner as he scored twice to earn England a 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener.

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