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Student union draws up fancy dress dos and don'ts guidelines

Cowboys, priests and Tories are among some of the fancy dress costumes deemed inappropriate by the University of Kent's student union.

UK food deserts: 1.2 million people too far from supermarkets to get cheap fresh food

Parts of the country are being called "food deserts" due to a lack of affordable fresh food.  

Car groups hit out over government cuts to grants for electric and hybrid vehicles

Motoring groups have expressed their concern over the government cutting grants for new electric and hybrid cars, calling it a "step backwards".

Princess Eugenie to wed Jack Brooksbank: Anticipation builds as big day arrives

Princess Eugenie and her fiance Jack Brooksbank are preparing to tie the knot in Windsor later.

Chancellor under pressure to increase funding for universal credit

Theresa May and the Chancellor are coming under pressure to increase funding for universal credit after it was revealed that some people would be worse off under the scheme.

Man in car which hit pedestrians dies from gunshot wound

A passenger found with a gunshot wound in a car that crashed into pedestrians in west London has died, police have confirmed.

Royal wedding: Follow along with the full order of service

Buckingham Palace has revealed the full order of service for Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's wedding on Friday.

Conservatives may have to depose prime minister to 'heal wounds' - DUP MP

The Conservatives may have to change leader to "heal wounds" and ensure its confidence and supply agreement "stays in place", a top DUP MP has told Sky News. 

Cost of WannaCry cyber attack to the NHS revealed

The NHS was hit with a near-£100m bill following the fallout of the WannaCry cyber attack last year.

Blackstone close to clinching £800m-plus NEC Group takeover

The world's largest property investor is close to clinching an £800m-plus takeover of the NEC Group, the live events complex which plays host to Crufts.

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