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Police watchdog to investigate response to hate crime reports

Watchdogs will assess the police response to hate crime following a surge in reported incidents after the EU referendum.

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UK 'failing migrant children who came here alone and live in squalor', say Lords

Thousands of lone migrant children are living in squalid conditions or are vulnerable to smuggling gangs after being let down by European countries including the UK, a report has warned.

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Brexit vote knocks employment confidence despite unemployment fall

Consumers are feeling less confident about their jobs in the wake of Britain's vote to ditch the European Union, a report has found.

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Patriotism not part of Corbyn's make-up - Owen Smith

Owen Smith has questioned Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's patriotism, suggesting it is not "part of his make-up".

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Treasury Committee report calls for separate financial services enforcement body

Chancellor Philip Hammond should commission an independent review of financial services regulation with a view to setting up a separate enforcement body, a parliamentary report has recommended.

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Charity to probe comments mocking 'royal, rich, advantaged' Prince George

The British Council has pledged to investigate comments, allegedly made by one its senior employees on Facebook, which criticise Prince George for living "on public money".

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Mums-to-be can eat raw eggs - food safety experts

Raw eggs are safe for pregnant women to eat, a safety committee has recommended.

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Theresa May meeting Irish premier Enda Kenny for Brexit talks

Prime Minister Theresa May holds talks today with Irish premier Enda Kenny in the latest meetings on how Brexit will unfold.

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Bank warns of negative interest charges if Base Rate falls

A major high street banking group has warned more than one million of its customers could be charged negative interest rates if market conditions change.

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Sir Philip Green 'trying to find solution' for BHS pension fund

Ex-BHS boss Sir Philip Green has insisted he is "trying to find a solution" for the collapsed firm's pension fund and apologised to staff caught up in the "horrid story".

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Dutch men are world's tallest and Latvia's women are loftiest, study finds

The Netherlands has the tallest men in the world and Latvia the tallest women, according to the largest ever study of global height.

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Guarantee workers' rights before triggering Article 50 for Brexit, urges TUC

Workers' rights should be guaranteed before the Government triggers Article 50 to take the UK out of the European Union, according to the TUC.

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Greater blood clot death risk linked to watching too much TV

Watching too much TV can be fatal, a new study has found.

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Business optimism 'at lowest level since 2009' post-Brexit vote

Business optimism has deteriorated at its fastest pace since January 2009 and investment intentions have been scaled back following the Brexit vote, the CBI has said.

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Sir Philip Green 'trying to find solution' for BHS pension fund

Ex-BHS boss Sir Philip Green has insisted he is "trying to find a solution" for the collapsed firm's pension fund and apologised to staff caught up in the "horrid story".

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Police under investigation over handling of Lord Janner child sex abuse claims

Eleven police officers or staff are under criminal investigation over their handling of child sex abuse allegations against late politician Lord Greville Janner.

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No 10 defends May's decision to scrap Syrian refugees ministerial post

Downing Street has defended Theresa May's decision to scrap the post of Syrian refugees minister amid cross-party criticism.

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Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky's estate 'hopelessly insolvent'

The estate of the late Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky is "hopelessly insolvent" a High Court judge has said.

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Staff in all remaining BHS stores to be told of redundancies

Thousands of BHS staff are to be told that they face redundancy consultation as administrator Duff & Phelps gears up to close the chain's 114 remaining stores over the coming weeks.

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Hiscox benefits from sterling's post-Brexit weakness

Insurer Hiscox has said it has been boosted by the collapse in sterling following Britain's decision to quit the European Union, adding that it could set up a new EU-based company.

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