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NHS facing a 'tsunami' of patients in A&E departments, experts warn

The NHS is facing a "tsunami" of patients in its A&E departments, experts have said, as health officials faced calls for an increase in the number of hospitals to meet rising demand.

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Sadiq Khan: Labour must be in power to improve lives

Sadiq Khan has hammered home the need for Labour to be in power - although he failed to explicitly back Jeremy Corbyn as the person to lead them into Downing Street.

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Boris Johnson uses washing machine diplomacy in Turkish charm offensive

Boris Johnson has heaped praise on his Turkish-built washing machine after the country's prime minister warned that the Foreign Secretary needed to make amends after penning a rude poem about its head of state.

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Hillary Clinton uses TV debate to attack Donald Trump's 'racist behaviour'

Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of racism as the US presidential candidates clashed in their first head-to-head debate in the race to the White House.

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Iain Duncan Smith clashes with George Osborne over how to implement Brexit

Iain Duncan Smith has dismissed George Osborne's warnings against a "hard Brexit" in the latest sign of Tory splits over how to quit the European Union.

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William and Kate charm the Heiltsuk Nation in remote Canada rainforest

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have forged links with a remote Canadian community and left with their arms filled with presents - including a pair of dancing vests.

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Government urged to redouble efforts to maintain access to single market

Some of the City's biggest business groups have urged the Government to redouble efforts to maintain access to the single market, take a "sensible" approach to immigration and reject protectionism as part of Brexit negotiations.

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Defence Secretary 'will continue to oppose EU army plan'

Britain will fight any plans for a European Union army, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said.

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Trade body predicts 'growth slowdown but not outright recession' for UK in 2017

The UK economy is expected to escape a post-referendum recession, according to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), but the group forecasts that world trade will expand at its slowest pace since the financial crisis.

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England manager Sam Allardyce 'filmed giving advice on getting around FA rules'

England manager Sam Allardyce has been filmed appearing to advise businessmen on how to sidestep an outlawed player transfer practice, as part of a newspaper investigation.

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Hubble spots 'water vapour plumes' erupting from Jupiter's moon Europa

Tantalising new evidence of water vapour plumes erupting from the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa has been uncovered by the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Government aid programme attacked over value for money in overseas schemes

The Government's aid programme has been criticised by an independent review after it was found to have short-changed British taxpayers in some overseas projects.

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Children's doctors concern over number of premature babies at hypothermia risk

Leading children's doctors have raised concerns over the number of premature babies being put at risk of hypothermia.

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Campaigners warn of cyberbullying rise at start of new school year

The start of the school academic year is the "perfect storm" for cyberbullying, as searches for information about online abuse skyrocket, campaigners have warned.

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Manuka honey hailed for ability to keep medical devices free from infection

Manuka honey could be used to help keep internal medical devices such as urinary catheters free of infection, according to new research.

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Bankers and consultants 'participated in £245m loans scam'

Bankers and consultants took part in a £245 million loan scam which saw funds splashed on high-end prostitutes and luxury holidays, a court has heard.

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Virgin Trains East Coast workers to strike on October 3

Workers on Virgin Trains East Coast are to stage a 24-hour strike next week in a row over jobs and conditions.

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Sanctions against Russia should be considered, says Johnson

Boris Johnson has claimed sanctions against Russia should be "considered" amid suggestions the country is committing war crimes in Syria.

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Britain 'must accept EU citizens' right to work in UK for single market access'

Britain will only be allowed to retain access to the single market if it accepts the right of EU citizens to work in the UK, the leaders of Slovakia and the Czech Republic have insisted.

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Aldi to preserve 'significant price advantage' amid record sales of £7.7bn

The British arm of Aldi has said it will invest £300 million in store revamps after posting another year of record sales, although profits were again hit by the supermarket price war.

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