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Pedestrian hit during Westminster Bridge attack: I saw the car too late to flee

A pedestrian ploughed down during the terror attack on Westminster Bridge has said he did not see the killer's speeding car until it was too late.

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Two more 'significant arrests' as details of Westminster killer's past emerge

Two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, police have said.

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Marine who won Taliban murder conviction appeal to be sentenced

A Royal Marine who shot an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan will be sentenced today for diminished responsibility manslaughter, after his murder conviction was quashed by leading judges.

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UK's £50bn divorce bill for Brexit not a 'punishment', Jean-Claude Juncker says

The UK's "divorce bill" for Brexit will be around £50 billion, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has confirmed.

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Bad behaviour 'not taken seriously enough' in schools

Disruptive behaviour in schools has not been taken seriously enough in the past, according to the Government's behaviour tsar.

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Judges to give ruling on woman's battle to divorce husband

A woman who wants to divorce her husband of nearly 40 years is waiting to see whether she has won the latest round of an "extraordinarily unusual" court fight.

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Watchdog proposes automatic compensation for poor broadband or landline service

Customers who receive a poor service from their landline or broadband provider could be in line for automatic compensation as part of new proposals.

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MPs' second jobs to be reviewed in wake of George Osborne's Standard appointment

A Whitehall sleaze watchdog is to review its guidance on MPs' second jobs in the wake of the appointment of former chancellor George Osborne as editor of the Evening Standard.

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Police recorded 260 cases of alleged electoral fraud in 2016

Police recorded a total of 260 cases of alleged electoral fraud in 2016, with convictions for a Tory councillor who gave a false address and a man who voted twice in the European Union referendum.

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£2.4bn bonus for Credit Suisse bankers despite massive job cuts and £1.9bn loss

Bankers at Credit Suisse shared a bonus pot of £2.4 billion last year, despite a ruthless cost-cutting drive which saw thousands of staff axed and the lender posting a hefty loss.

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Anti-ageing drug could be on the market in three years, say scientists

A drug that reverses ageing, promotes DNA repair and could even help astronauts travel to Mars by reducing the impact of cosmic radiation, may be on the market in three years, scientists claim.

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Sea ice cover reaches record low as winter ends in the Arctic

The Arctic has ended the winter with record low sea ice cover after warm temperatures and "heat waves", US scientists said.

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Hospital staff more likely than patients to be served fresh food, report finds

NHS staff are more than twice as likely as patients to be served fresh food in hospitals, according to a new report.

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Drug-resistant strains threatening efforts to eradicate TB, scientists say

Decades of progress in combating tuberculosis are in danger of being derailed by the rising tide of drug-resistant TB strains, experts have warned.

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Finish the peace building of Martin McGuinness, Bill Clinton urges mourners

Former US president Bill Clinton has told mourners at Martin McGuinness's funeral to finish the peace building work he began.

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Sir Richard Branson says hard Brexit 'a shot in the foot' as he urges new vote

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson is calling for a second EU referendum, warning a hard Brexit will be a "shot in the foot" for Britain.

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Quarterly retail sales show biggest drop since 2010

Retail sales in the three months to February recorded their biggest drop in almost seven years as rising petrol prices cut into households' disposable income.

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Pilot jailed after preparing to fly jet while over legal alcohol limit

A pilot who admitted preparing to fly a passenger jet while more than double the legal alcohol limit has been jailed for 10 months.

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Post-Brexit vote fall in EU nationals working in UK 'driven by graduates'

Graduates drove a 50,000 fall in numbers of EU nationals working in the UK in the wake of last year's Brexit vote, according to new analysis.

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Pre-Brexit 'sweet spot' for exporters unlikely to last, warns Bank deputy

UK exporters are in a welcome "sweet spot" thanks to a boost from the Brexit-hit pound - but this is unlikely to last , according to a senior Bank of England policymaker.

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