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Businesses urged to give ex-offenders a 'leg up' by employing them

Businesses are to be offered financial incentives if they employ ex-offenders under ambitious new plans being unveiled by the justice secretary.

'We'll have to pay a lot more': Households could face £2,000 bill for sustainable NHS

Sustainable long-term funding for the NHS could cost £2,000 for every household in Britain, or the equivalent of 9p on income tax, two respected think tanks have said.

Liam Gallagher meets daughter Molly Moorish, 21, for first time since she was a toddler

Liam Gallagher has met his adult daughter Molly Moorish for the first time since she was a toddler.

Britons appear in court over Magaluf hotel fire

Four British tourists have appeared in court charged with starting a fire in their hotel.

HMRC boss warns Brexiteers' customs plan 'would cost business £20bn'

The boss of HMRC has told MPs the post-Brexit customs option favoured by Brexiteers would cost businesses up to £20bn per year.

Grenfell Tower Inquiry: Mother and son's bodies found 'fused together' after fire

The son and brother of two Grenfell Tower fire victims has told how his mother and sibling were found fused together in the bathroom of their flat.

Yulia Skripal delivers message to Russia in first TV appearance

Yulia Skripal has said she feels lucky to have survived being poisoned and that she would one day like to return home to Russia.

Prince George terror plot accused 'wanted to poison ice creams'

A suspected Islamic State supporter encouraged lone wolf attackers to target Prince George at his school and to poison ice creams, a court has heard.

Brexit minister admits MPs will have to agree £39bn divorce bill without trade deal guarantee

A Brexit minister has admitted MPs will be asked to authorise paying up to £39bn to the EU without the guarantee of a future trade deal.

Royal wedding goodie bag sold on eBay for eye-watering £21,400

A royal wedding goodie bag being sold on eBay has received a winning bid of more than £21,000.

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Lorry and car transporter collide on the A1(M) near Ripon

Motorway expected to stay closed northbound for much of the day.

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