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UK economy rebounds in first quarter

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHammond: Economy is robust The UK economy picked up in the first three months of the year after manufacturers’ stockpiling ahead of Brexit helped to boost growth. Growth was 0.5% in the quarter, up from 0.2% in the previous three months, the Office for National Statistics said. […]

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Hither Green burglar told ‘my knife’s bigger’

Image caption Richard Osborn-Brooks was initially arrested on suspicion of murder but later released without charge A 79-year-old man who killed a burglar picked up a kitchen knife and warned him his weapon was “bigger than yours”, an inquest has heard. Richard Osborn-Brooks stabbed Henry Vincent to death in Hither Green, south-east London, in April […]

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Glastonbury to hold The Prodigy’s Keith Flint tribute

Image copyright PAImage caption Flint was photographed away from his stage persona at Glastonbury in 2009 This year’s Glastonbury Festival will pay tribute to The Prodigy frontman Keith Flint with a special DJ set. The band was set to play the festival this year but cancelled after the death of Flint, who was found hanged […]

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Brexit: Labour supports a referendum with caveats

Image copyright Getty Images Labour’s governing body has agreed to support a further referendum on Brexit under certain circumstances. The National Executive Committee met to decide the wording of its manifesto for May’s European elections. It rejected the idea of campaigning for a referendum under all circumstances – as supported by deputy leader Tom Watson […]