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A Downing Street spokesman said there was "no legal obligation" for Prime Minister Theresa May to consult Parliament before invoking Article 50

Parliament 'will have its say on Brexit process'

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

No EU-US trade deal during Obama presidency, Francois Hollande says

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

Family in tribute to 'darling' son after Australia hostel knife attack hero dies

Southern Railway passengers have suffered delays and cancellations for months because of a dispute over changes to the role of conductors and staff shortages

Southern Railway to reinstate 119 daily train services on September 5

Chief executive Katrina Percy has stepped down (Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust/PA)

Embattled NHS trust boss quits role but will keep salary and benefits in new job

Paul Flynn said the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority was an expensive flop

Replace MPs' expenses with allowance, Labour frontbencher says

A 17-year-old was pulled from the water following a search multi-agency search operation

17-year-old critically ill after sea rescue operation

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 boss Tim Cook says jobs and investment at risk over tax ruling

An irate woman who confronted Jeremy Vine

Jeremy Vine posts footage of encounter with agitated motorist while cycling home

DCI Martin MacLean, right, with Sadat Ahmed, the brother of Saima Ahmed, near to the location where her body was found

Five Met officers face misconduct probe over Saima Ahmed case

A police officer looks at a bank of screens showing the Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival police 'used as professional punch bags'

New badger culling schemes have been approved

Operations under way after Government approves new badger cull schemes

Scientists have developed a blood test they hope will predict the likelihood of Alzheimer's disease in people with mild memory problems

Blood test could predict Alzheimer's in people with mild memory problems

Christopher Halliwell is due to appear in court charged with the murder of Rebecca Godden-Edwards, also known as Becky (Wiltshire Police/PA)

Taxi driver Christopher Halliwell to face trial for Becky Godden murder

A total of 60,912 mortgages were approved for house purchase in July

Mortgage approvals at lowest level since January 2015

Police said 156 arrests were made on Sunday, while as of 8.45pm on Monday there had been 245 arrests

Notting Hill Carnival ends with 440 arrests over Bank Holiday weekend

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

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

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'

Those illegally entering the UK have steadily increased

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

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

UK and France pledge to work together to resolve Calais migrant crisis

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

David Cameron 'utterly shameless' over pay rises offered to special advisers

Jeremy Corbyn speaks during Labour's Digital Democracy manifesto launch at Newspeak House in east London

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to introduce 'bill of rights' for internet users

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'

Gene Wilder has died aged 83

Willy Wonka actor Gene Wilder dies aged 83

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Are You Being Served? remake panned by viewers

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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