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Soldier in Tommy Robinson video to be discharged from army

The army is taking steps to discharge a soldier who appeared in a video with far-right activist Tommy Robinson.

Son forced to leave elderly father behind as Grenfell Tower became a 'wall of fire', inquiry hears

A son who was forced to leave his elderly father in Grenfell Tower has said he could see "a wall of fire through the window".

The anger at Harvey Weinstein has been turned into something positive, says London Film Festival director

The anger directed at disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein "has been turned into something positive" in the year since his fall from grace, the director of the London Film Festival has told Sky News.

Suicide prevention minister joked about throwing herself off Beachy Head

The government's new suicide prevention minister once said she would "sooner jump off Beachy Head" than defect from the Conservatives, it has been revealed.

'He was going to kill me': Bodyguard who shot Westminster attacker breaks down during inquest

A bodyguard who shot dead Westminster attacker Khalid Masood broke down in court as he said he believed "he was going to kill me".

Final Brexit divorce deal could be reached by next Wednesday - EU

A final deal on the terms of Britain's divorce from the EU is "within reach" by next Wednesday, the bloc's chief negotiator has said.

Zamira Hajiyeva, wife of jailed banker, named as subject of 'McMafia' order

The wife of a jailed Azerbaijani banker can be revealed as the subject of the UK's first unexplained wealth orders.

Why Canary Wharf might soon become as quirky as Shoreditch

The tech sector has been one of the more vocal voices in business calling for the UK to retain full access to skilled migrant workers after Britain leaves the EU.

5,000 City jobs will go by Brexit day - financial services minister John Glen

Britain's financial services minister has backed an estimate by the Bank of England that the financial services sector will have lost 5,000 jobs to Europe by day one of Brexit.

Jeremy Corbyn challenges May's claim that 'austerity is ending'

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May clashed over austerity at the first PMQs of the new term, with the Labour leader telling the prime minister her rhetoric needs to be matched with action.

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