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1980s children half as wealthy by their early 30s as 70s counterparts, says IFS

People born in the 1980s are only half as well off as those born in the 1970s were at the same age, a new survey reveals.

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Man to appear in court over deaths of two workers stabbed near store

A man is due to appear in court accused of a double murder in a busy shopping street.

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Restaurants to get their just desserts in war on obesity

Efforts by restaurants, pubs and cafes to make their food and drink healthier will be compared publicly as part of the Government's bid to tackle obesity, it has been reported.

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New images of Rosetta's final resting place on comet revealed

New images of the cratered surface which will be the Rosetta spacecraft's final resting place have been revealed as the spacecraft heads to its death.

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Child sex abuse probe not working, survivors warn after senior lawyer quits

The national probe into child sex abuse will not work in its current form, a key group representing victims and survivors has warned.

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Inbound merger and acquisition activity slumps following Brexit vote - report

Foreign investments in UK firms through merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has plummeted following Britain's decision to quit the European Union, a new report has revealed.

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George and Charlotte do the talking as they meet and greet on royal tour

Prince George and Princess Charlotte have spoken their first words in public as they played with bubbles and balloons during a party staged in their honour.

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Emma Watson: I found my tribe after launching gender equality campaign

Emma Watson has said that she "found my tribe" after launching her HeForShe campaign at the United Nations two years ago.

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Average house price rises to £206,015 in September

House prices continued to edge upwards across the UK in September, but the pace of growth has softened, according to an index.

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John Lewis boss quits store chain to run in West Midlands mayoral race

John Lewis managing director Andy Street is to step down on October 28 after being chosen as the Conservative candidate for metropolitan mayor of the West Midlands.

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Government faces 'breaking own wage laws' unless NHS given £280m boost - unions

The Government is being warned it will be in breach of minimum wage laws if it does not inject £280 million into the NHS by the end of the decade.

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Tony Blair nearly quit as PM 'to seek presidency of European Commission'

Tony Blair came within days of quitting as prime minister to mount a bid to become president of the European Commission, one of his closest advisers has claimed.

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'Great deal of work still to be done' strengthening bank IT systems, MP warns

Bank customers are still being left "exposed" after a series of IT failures at Britain's biggest lenders, a senior Conservative MP has warned.

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One in four firms report recruitment cut since living wage introduced

One in four firms have cut recruitment since the introduction of the national living wage, a study shows.

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Hunting ban backed by 84% of voters, poll finds

Any attempts to repeal the Hunting Act would be "deeply unpopular" among the majority of the British public, a new poll has found.

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Breivik attack survivor says Brexit side won 'by spreading fear of immigration'

The Brexit campaign won "because they were spreading fear against immigration, against the diversity of the British community", a survivor of the Anders Breivik massacre has claimed.

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Tony Blair nearly quit as PM 'to seek presidency of European Commission'

Tony Blair came within days of quitting as prime minister to mount a bid to become president of the European Commission, one of his closest advisers has claimed.

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Minister warns 'not to count chickens' over money pledged to NHS by Brexiteers

The NHS should not "count any chickens" when it comes to getting the £350 million promised by Brexiteers during the referendum campaign, a health minister has said.

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Government calls time on Help to Buy mortgage scheme

Philip Hammond has confirmed the Government is closing its Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme in the latest of George Osborne's flagship policies to be abandoned by the new administration.

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Only one man to face trial over alleged offences at Cyril Smith-linked school

Only one man will face trial over alleged historical sex offences at a residential school for boys linked with the late politician Cyril Smith, it has been confirmed.

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