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The UK has rushed into championing vaping as a method to help give up smoking, a cardiologist said

Vaping could pose long-term danger to the heart, cardiologist warns

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A man dressed like the Statue of Liberty attends a protest against the planned Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in Hannover (AP)

French trade minister calls for end of talks on EU-US trade deal

An Apple iPhone beside a tax return form as the tech giant faces a huge tax bill following an EU probe into its 'sweetheart deal' with the Irish Government

Apple facing huge bill after EU probe into Irish tax arrangements

Thomas Jackson died after being critically injured as he tried to save a fellow backpacker (YouCaring/PA)

Father and sister pay tribute as Australia hostel knife attack 'hero' dies

Christopher Halliwell is due to appear in court charged with the murder of Rebecca Godden-Edwards, also known as Becky

Taxi driver to appear in court on Becky Godden murder charge

Youth unemployment rates have fallen from the peaks seen during the recession, experts said

Brexit could add to high youth jobless rates in UK cities, charity warns

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International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said the UK was the top destination in Europe for investment

UK 'the number one destination in Europe for investment'

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Those illegally entering the UK have steadily increased

UK borders not secure, senior MP warns after 27,000 illegal entry arrests

Chuka Umunna has written to the Prime Minister warning her that a failure to protect employment rights would amount to "a betrayal of British workers"

Failure to deliver on employment rights pledges after Brexit would be 'betrayal'

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David Cameron increased the salary of some of his special advisers by as much as £18,000

David Cameron 'increased some special advisers' pay by up to 24% in 2015'

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Gene Wilder has died aged 83

Willy Wonka actor Gene Wilder dies aged 83

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to unlock the power of technology to drive his campaign forward

Jeremy Corbyn to unveil 'digital manifesto' in pitch to keep Labour leader's job

The Jungle camp in Calais has become a source of resentment among the French

Home Secretary to meet French counterpart amid Calais border check tensions

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Poldark star Aidan Turner (BBC/PA)

Aidan Turner hurt in freak sea accident while filming new Poldark series

Rosie and Ruby Formosa, who are due to start school in September

Mother's delight as conjoined twin daughters prepare to start school

Some areas are challenging London and the South East amid a boost in prosperity, research found

Every region better off than last year, research finds

Armed police on Harbour Road, Pagham, West Sussex, where they are in a stand-off with a 72-year-old man who is thought to have a gun

Siege continues into second night as armed police negotiate with 'gunman'

Academics estimate that over 50,000 deaths a year can be attributed to air pollution in the UK

Transport planners 'neglecting air quality in favour of road death prevention'

Gene Wilder played many memorable roles including that of Willy Wonka

'Comic genius' Gene Wilder, the face of candy man Willy Wonka, dies aged 83

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Coffins are taken to hearses at the scene in Oakdene, Barconey, Ballyjamesduff in Cavan

Murder-suicide suspected after family of five found dead in house

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to unlock the power of technology to drive his campaign forward

Jeremy Corbyn to unveil 'digital manifesto' in pitch to keep Labour leader's job

The BMA says limits must be imposed to stop general practice being 'run into the ground'

GP appointments should be 15 minutes and no more than 25 a day - BMA

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Emily Thornberry has launched a stinging attack on Labour's NEC

Emily Thornberry 'disgusted' at Labour bid to end Corbyn leadership

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Migrants on the roof of a lorry along the A16 in Calais

Home Secretary to meet French minister amid border control and Jungle fears

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A United Airlines plane, as two pilots were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol

Pilots bailed after being charged with being under influence of alcohol

Joe Clarke, K1 Canoe Olympic gold medalist at the Rio games, in his canoe after being hoisted aloft for his home-coming parade in Stone, Staffordshire

Rio kayak gold medallist Joe Clarke floats on human tide during victory parade

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Beyonce during the MTV Video Music Awards

Queen Bey reigns supreme at the MTV Video Music Awards

Oliver Dearlove, who died following an assault in Tranquil Vale, Blackheath, south east London

Tributes to 'popular and dedicated' man who died after assault on night out

It is the first time a tidal turbine system has delivered energy to the national grid

Tidal array energy system hailed as 'important step forward'

Part of the new concourse at London Bridge railway station

New London Bridge station concourse won't meet demand in 50 years, says NR chief

Tom Blomfield, boss of challenger bank Monzo

Monzo boss warns major banks face ruin as they are swept away by new technology

Londoners enjoy the hot weather in Hyde Park

Sunny weather to continue as bookies slash odds of hottest August on record

Pokemon Go has reportedly led to hundreds of police incidents

Pokemon Go 'prompts hundreds of police incidents'

CCTV image issued by Surrey Police of a black modified VW Transporter in Redhill as officers investigate reports of a possible abduction of a young boy

Man arrested over probe into 'young boy taken away in van'

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is said to be aware of the possibility that a significant proportion of Church of England clergy will not accept a change in the Church's teaching

Church of England faces split as parishes discuss stance on homosexuality

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Are you Being Served? returned to the BBC with a new cast

Are You Being Served? remake panned by viewers

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A Mediterranean diet can treat heart disease better than cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins, experts claim

Mediterranean diet 'better at treating heart disease than statins'

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Prime Minister Theresa May could use the royal prerogative to trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval

Plea to Leavers over People's Challenge to May's Brexit-without-Parliament move

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Police at the scene in Pagham, West Sussex, where they are in a stand-off with a 72-year-old man who is thought to have a gun

Armed police continue stand-off with pensioner thought to have a gun

Police on Shrewsbury Road on the final day of the Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival ends with more than 400 arrests

Mr Justice Hayden analysed the girl's case at a hearing in the Family Division of the High Court in London.

Separated couple called daughter different names, court told

A Mediterranean diet can treat heart disease better than cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins, experts claim.

Meditrerranean diet 'better at treating heart disease than statins'

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Two 17-year-old males were arrested in the Greater Manchester area on suspicion of drugs offences and are being questioned by police

Teenager who died at Leeds Festival after taking drugs named

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Jeremy Corbyn's consultation will look at measures to tackle the 'systematic disadvantage' faced by minorities in Britain

Labour to fight for diverse and united Britain, vows Jeremy Corbyn

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The boundary review could be bad news for Labour.

'Gerrymandering' claim with Labour set to lose most seats under boundary review

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HMS Daring will sail from Portsmouth on Friday to help protect US aircraft carriers engaged in bombing raids against IS targets in Iraq and Syria

HMS Daring heading to Persian Gulf to help in Islamic State fight

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The tax burden on an average household over a lifetime has been estimated at £825,000

Tax burden on 'average household' will reach '£825,000' over a lifetime

The younger a child is, the more expensive the care

Number of nurseries going bust almost doubles in a year

Leicester has one station serving 342,627 people

Leicester tops 'least railway stations per population' poll

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