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The new state-of-the-art polar research ship (Natural Environment Research Council)

MPs wonder whether 'Boaty McVolte-face' is on cards over poll-winning ship name

Leicester City fan Mark Molloy gets a tattoo from artist Nik Moss-Glennon at Blue Ink tattoo studio in Leicester

Jamie Vardy endured tattoo marathon ahead of Leicester triumph

A tribunal has heard that former chief constable Mike Craik had an affair with his assistant chief constable

Police chief 'lied to lawyer and spent public cash on affair cover-up'

The PM branded Donald Trump's call for foreign Muslims to be temporarily banned form entering the US as "stupid, divisive, and wrong" in the Commons last December

Donald Trump deserves respect for success during 'gruelling' primaries, says PM

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The widow of Donald Lock left the courtroom as a video of a police interview was played in which Matthew Daley spoke of how he stabbed Mr Lock

Man accused of 'road rage' murder not giving evidence at trial

Sophie Walker, the Women's Equality Party mayoral candidate, has registered a complaint with the council

Emergency proxy votes offered amid Barnet Council poll blunder

Voters are heading to the polls across the UK in the biggest test of political opinion since the general election

Voters head to the polls across the UK

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New laws passed to tackle legal highs will take effect around the country on May 26

Blanket ban on 'legal highs' to come into force this month

Minister Nick Gibb said he had already seen the test question he got wrong

Schools minister 'already seen test question he got wrong'

Lord Price said it's vital to build on renewed relationships like that with Argentina if the UK is to improve exports to Latin America

First trade mission to Argentina in decade aims to lift exports to Latin America

Last week, care homes group Four Seasons reported a 39% fall in annual earnings

Financial structure at care homes group Four Seasons 'unsustainable'

Damian Lewis will walk the red carpet at the UK gala premiere of Our Kind Of Traitor

Damian Lewis set for Our Kind Of Traitor premiere

The Medway Secure Training Centre where there are claims children have been assaulted by staff

Government 'to take over youth prison where staff allegedly assaulted children'

The figures were sweet for the chocolatier

Hotel Chocolat founders net £43.5m after initial public offering

Donald Trump, described as Chris Grayling 'with a hairpiece' by Labour's Chris Bryant over his views on the UK and Brexit

Bryant calls Trump 'Grayling with a hairpiece' in Commons EU jibe

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Boris Johnson and David Cameron will appear on Countryfile

David Cameron and Boris Johnson take EU referendum battle to Countryfile

Edinburgh Castle was used as the backdrop for Police Scotland's 'running man' dance video

Police Scotland officers take up global dance challenge at Edinburgh Castle

Mr Justice MacDonald is set to outline his reasoning in a written judgment

Surgeons 'can perform hysterectomy on schizophrenic cancer patient'

Police are looking for Angela Kelly and her daughters Shanti, 12, and Maya-Rose, five, (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Mother goes missing with daughters after 'children in care' Facebook post

The scene at Railway Road in Leigh, Wigan, where a 50-year-old man was attacked by a group of people outside a chip shop and later died

Man who died after attack 'robbed as he lay on the ground'

Madonna arrives at the Met Gala fashion event in New York (AP)

Madonna's Met Gala dress 'a political statement as well as a fashion statement'

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Lyn Rigby, mother of murdered Fusilier Lee Rigby, arriving for his funeral service at Bury Parish church in Greater Manchester in 2013

Mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby in 'constant pain every day'

Uncertainty ahead of the EU referendum could see UK growth grind almost to a halt

Brexit fears could see UK growth grind to a halt

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A mock church is burnt down on the set of Irish movie Calvary

Women should direct 50% of publicly-funded films - group

Details of BT's multibillion-pound plan came as it announced a 15% rise in pre-tax profits to £3.03 billion for the year to March 31

BT to invest £6bn in network upgrade and improve customer service

Prince Harry, second right, takes part in the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup, at Valiente Polo Farm, Wellington, Florida

Botswana to benefit from Prince Harry's Sentebale charity

The star obtained an injunction to prevent claims that he slept with a prostitute from being published

US magazine names British star in media gag over 'sex with prostitute'

Prince Harry believes his mother, the late Diana, Princess of Wales, would probably have done many of the things he undertakes

Harry: I hope my work makes my mother proud

Doctors hope the breakthrough will inspire people living with HIV to join the organ donor register

HIV transplant breakthrough could inspire new donors - top medic

Police enter the tarpaulin-covered garden at the former home of paedophile couple David and Pauline Williams

Excavation at paedophile couple's home continues

Cambridge remains in the top five

Slip for UK universities in Times world rankings

A Hollywood film is to be made of the NHS Choir's success story

NHS Choir head for Hollywood fame with movie of their success

Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones, left, and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, centre, campaign in Maesteg, south Wales

Labour forecast to remain biggest party in Senedd at Welsh election

Prime Minister David Cameron greets his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on the steps of 10 Downing Street in central London ahead of talks

Brexit 'would make UK less attractive to Japanese investors': Shinzo Abe

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Junior doctors in scrubs and masks sit down in a silent protest outside Bristol Royal Infirmary

Hunt willing to 'pause' contract introduction if junior doctors agree to talks

Sir Mick Jagger and his Rolling Stones bandmates have demanded that US presidential hopeful Donald Trump stops playing their songs during his campaign

Get off of our songs, Rolling Stones tell Donald Trump

The New Day was launched just over two months ago

New Day newspaper to close, Trinity Mirror confirms

Jeremy Corbyn's Labour face the polls up and down the country on Thursday

Three more councillors suspended by Labour amid anti-Semitism claims

Dame Judi Dench greets the Prince of Wales during a reception for British Academy Award winners at St James's Palace

Emma Thompson sings to Prince of Wales as British Oscar winners celebrated

The King's Trust said general practice is in crisis

Health chiefs 'failed to spot growing GPs crisis'

An ill schoolboy's life could have been saved had two doctors at his local GP intervened, a jury has heard

GPs 'could have saved ill schoolboy's life'

Jodie Foster poses by her star at her Hollywood Walk of Fame (Invision/AP)

At last - Jodie Foster gets her LA star turn

The role of mental health champion for schools has been axed

Role of mental health champion for schools axed

Voters will have their first chance to deliver a verdict on Jeremy Corbyn since he took control last September

Labour backtracks on Corbyn's claims party will not lose seats

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Connor Sparrowhawk, 18, drowned while in the care of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (JusticeforLB/PA)

Southern Health Trust probes 'vindictive cow' message to dead teenager's mother

The Electoral Commission said its inquiry could take up to a month - pushing it past the one-year time limit

Tory election spending paperwork 'all correctly done', insists Grant Shapps

Syrian refugee children outside an Oxfam facility in the Zaatari camp in Jordan

PM signals Government will accept more unaccompanied child refugees from Syria

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Donald Trump was labelled 'divisive, stupid and wrong' by David Cameron

Cameron refuses to withdraw Trump 'stupid' remarks

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Prime Minister David Cameron gives evidence on the EU referendum at the Commons Liaison Committee

PM defends EU reforms as Tory MP accuses him of 'cheating' referendum voters

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