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Conservative MP Nigel Adams speaking in the House of Commons

Tory MP Nigel Adams: I deeply regret voting against gay marriage

Tracy Brabin, newly elected MP for Batley and Spen, and Tom Watson, deputy leader of the Labour Party, with supporters in Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire

Jo Cox's husband welcomes lost deposits of far-right candidates

Alain Juppe is the favourite to become the next French president

French presidential frontrunner 'would tear up UK border treaty'

Fake Sheikh Mazher Mahmood (left) arrives at the Old Bailey

Fake Sheikh Mazher Mahmood jailed for tampering with evidence in Tulisa case

The Prince of Wales plants a tree at the Aberfan Memorial Garden in Aberfan, Wales on the 50th anniversary of the tragedy

Queen hails 'indomitable spirit' of people of Aberfan 50 years after disaster

Prime Minister Theresa May with European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker (AP)

PM calls for 'co-operative' relationship as she seeks 'smooth' Brexit

An artist's impression of the Schiaparelli module with thrusters firing

Mars lander exploded after crashing into planet, images suggest

A 19-year-old man was arrested in London's Holloway Road on Friday a day after a suspicious device was found on a Tube train at North Greenwich (@emi_koizumi/PA)

Man, 19, arrested under Terrorism Act after device found on Tube train

Passengers wait outside the terminal building at London City Airport following the alert (Chris Daly/@Guru_Chris/Twitter/PA)

Dozens of passengers affected after 'chemical incident' at London City Airport

The Mars probe in orbit

Mars probe 'may have exploded' after crash landing

Spotify services were disrupted

Services restored after cyber attack hits websites including Twitter and Spotify

Sarah Dahane was murdered by her mother Angela Whitworth in May 2013 (PA/Thames Valley Police)

'Wicked' mother jailed for life for murdering 20-month-old daughter

Increased military pressure on IS, including the offensive in Mosul, has sparked concern about potential displacement of militants (AP)

We must close loopholes exploited by foreign fighters, says Interpol chief

The ONS said public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, jumped by 14.5% - or £1.3 billion - in September

Government borrows higher-than-expected £10.6 billion

Gordon Anglesea ran a Home Office attendance centre in Wrexham, Mold Crown Court was told

Ex-police chief found guilty of abusing teenage boys

Retired West Midlands Police sergeant Allan Richards, who has been convicted of 40 sex offences against children as young as eight in a catalogue of abuse spanning four decades

Ex-policeman and Scout leader convicted of 40 child sex offences

Martin Colquhoun, the son of Mary Laurie, speaks to media outside the High Court in Glasgow

Son 'feels no hatred' as driver who killed mother in crash after wedding jailed

Baby Archie Joe Darby died and his older brothe, Daniel-Jay, was seriously injured in a dog attack in Colchester, Essex (Family handout/PA)

Dog grabbed baby from mother's arms and savaged him to death, inquest told

Online gamblers have complained about hard-to-win promotions and blocks on payouts

Competition watchdog to probe online gambling firms amid unfair treatment claims

The Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov passes through the Strait of Dover

Royal Navy monitors Russian warships as they move through English Channel

Gary Lineker has hit back at criticism he received online after wading into the debate about child refugees

Migrant comments led to 'spanking', says BBC's Lineker, but won't cost job

Robert Courts makes his winner's speech in Witney

David Cameron congratulates new Witney MP after strong Lib Dem challenge

Britain's first nuclear-powered submarine HMS Dreadnought during a visit to Southampton

New nuclear-powered submarine to be named HMS Dreadnought

Sidonio Teixeira was attacked in prison workshop at HMP Long Lartin, Worcestershire.

Double killer due in court for sentencing on murder number three

The coffin of Munster Rugby head coach Anthony Foley is brought to repose in St Flannan's Church

Funeral to be held for rugby coach Anthony Foley

Andrew Marr had a stroke in January 2013, spending two months in hospital and undergoing extensive physiotherapy to help him walk

'Extremely concerning' figures suggest stroke patients being 'let down'

(left to right) Juliet Stevenson, Joely Richardson, Carey Mulligan and Vanessa Redgrave during a staged reading of the Dublin III regulation

Last Chance for child refugees as Government urged to act

Treasury Financial Secretary Jane Ellison says a new HMRC team has been formed to tackle the problem

Crackdown on firms which deny work rights to 'self employed'

Radio 1 DJs Greg James (left) Nick Grimshaw (second left), Clara Amfo (right) and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (centre) with inspirational young people at Kensington Palace, London, during a special reception ahead of BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards (BBC)

William and Kate hail teenage award winners as 'shining lights'

Phil Collins recently announced a comeback tour after changing his mind about retiring

Singer Phil Collins reveals Prince Charles's 40th birthday party request

Microsoft's results showed continued demand for cloud-based services

Microsoft reports better-than-expected quarterly results

Committee chairwoman Meg Hillier said the Cabinet Office must ensure the bodies 'are subject to consistent and effective oversight'

Call for more 'meaningful steps' to strengthen oversight of arm's-length bodies

Britain ranked 39 for youth health and well-being in the survey

Britain fourth best country in world to be young person, survey reveals

Internet Watch Foundation has removed more than a quarter of a million URLs since it was launched 20 years ago

Huge rise in child sex abuse images and videos being shared online

A serious sugary drink habit boosted the likelihood of having diabetes 10.5 times, scientists said

Drinking two sugary soft drinks a day doubles diabetes risk, research shows

Tom Cruise meets fans in Leicester Square

Tom Cruise gives rookie a masterclass in film

Mark Serwotka welcomed the move to end Concentrix's contract

Tax credit firm's contract 'to end early'

The couple married in 2014

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini divorced over husband's 'unreasonable behaviour'

Statisticians said the rise is thought to largely reflect factors other than an increase in actual levels of violence

Violent crime levels highest recorded under new logging system

Paul Gambaccini was speaking in Gibraltar.

Paul Gambaccini considering suing Met Police over sex abuse 'witch hunt'

The Defence Secretary was speaking at an international conference on waging war through advanced technology

Britain using cyber warfare in battle against IS, says Sir Michael Fallon

HMS Duncan sailed from Portsmouth on Tuesday to monitor the Kuznetsov task group

Theresa May condemns Russian 'aggression' as Royal Navy monitors warships

Sir Philip Green sold BHS for £1

MPs recommend former BHS owner Sir Philip Green is stripped of knighthood

Afia, at six months, with keeper Joanne Rudd at Bristol Zoo

Zoo's C-section baby gorilla meets fellow ape Romina for first time

Gorilla Kumbuka got out of his den at ZSL London Zoo

Gorilla Kumbuka 'guzzled five litres of squash' during London Zoo escape

Jamie Acourt is believed to be hiding from police in Spain (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Stephen Lawrence suspect thought to be hiding from drug charges in Spain

Prince Harry lays a wreath during the Metropolitan Police Service Annual Ceremony of Remembrance at the Metropolitan Police Training College in London

Tragic Met officers' families told: You do not mourn alone

Downing Street clarified that the Government was "categorically not reviewing whether or not students are included"

May rules out foreign students exemption from net migration figures

Scottish Constitution Secretary Derek Mackay will a copy of the draft Bill (Scottish Government/PA Wire)

Nicola Sturgeon publishes draft Bill for second Scottish independence vote


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