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Chancellor George Osborne has overshot his borrowing target by £3.8 billion

UK borrowing falls in April but Osborne misses full-year target by £3.8bn

HMS Queen Elizabeth berthed at Rosyth in Fife (MoD/PA Wire)

HMS Queen Elizabeth captain hails 'special moment' as he takes command of ship

Muhaydin Mire denied one count of attempted murder but admitted four counts of attempted wounding

Man admits trying to stab four people at London Tube station

Camelot said overall sales for 2015/16 were up £317 million on the previous year

National Lottery annual sales hit record £7.5 billion

Jennie Gray said she feared her partner would be blamed

Ellie Butler's mother sobs as she admits delaying calling 999

Tony Blair stressed that IS had to be tackled before it could make further inroads in Libya

Tony Blair in admission over Iraq as he calls for 'proper ground war' against IS

Mayka Kukucova in court in Malaga, Spain, where she is accused of killing her former partner, British millionaire Andrew Bush

Model accused of murdering millionaire ex breaks down as court shown body photos

Susan Whiting was attacked with a blunt object

Man found guilty of Susan Whiting murder

Gambaccini will front the popular Saturday afternoon show, which is known for playing music centred on two years from the 1950s to the 2000s

Paul Gambaccini to host Radio 2's Pick Of The Pops

Kenny Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery

Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family

EDF chief executive Vincent de Rivaz appears before the Energy and Climate Change Committee

EDF chief confident of Hinkley Point nuclear power station go-ahead

The Ministry of Defence has been criticised by MPs over the way the controversial anti-malarial drug, Lariam, has been issued to troops on overseas operations.

MoD to continue issuing controversial anti-malarial drug despite MPs' criticism

The congregation at St George's Church in Stockport

Christians outnumbered by people with no religion, report says

Harriet Harman, left, called Kim Kardashian "brave and pioneering"

Nude selfie star Kim Kardashian 'brave and pioneering', says Labour's Harman

An armed policeman on the beach in Sousse, Tunisia, following the terrorist attack

Tunisian ambassador in plea to Foreign Office as UK tourists plummet 90%

Peter Filipovic faced serious delays to treatment and was eventually too ill to have surgery

Grandfather died from operable cancer when NHS trust seriously delayed treatment

Nationwide Building Society reported pre-tax profits of £1.34 billion for the 12 months to April 4

Nationwide warns over mortgage competition as profits rise 9%

Tim Martin, chairman of pub chain JD Wetherspoon, is a leading campaigner for Brexit

Wetherspoon chief to take Brexit message to pub customers

Shakespeare's birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, a county rated as one of Europe's top places to visit this summer

Warwickshire rated among top 10 European summer travel destinations

Hospitals are to have more frequent but less detailed inspections on site

Hospital inspections to be more frequent but less detailed, says regulator

A baby's chance of developing schizophrenia in later life is higher if the mother smoked during  pregnancy, a study says

Increased schizophrenia link if mother smoked in pregnancy, study shows

There has been a five per cent fall in the number of roads policing officers, according to the RAC

Fall in number of full-time roads policing officers

Swing singer Wayne Woodward was the overall winner in the live semi-final of the ITV show.

Singer Wayne Woodward and sword stuntsman Alexandr Magala reach BGT final

David Cameron and Michael Gove will take part in EU referendum debates on the BBC

David Cameron and Michael Gove face EU Question Time - but not together

Boris Johnson dismissed Treasury forecasts of post-leave recession as "a hoax"

Government's warning on impact of Brexit a hoax, says Boris Johnson

Harriet Harman has written to Ofcom

Labour in plea for gender balance in media coverage of EU referendum

Chris Grayling took the Brexit message to Capitol Hill

Grayling urges US to 'stand aside' as UK reaches EU decision

Leaving the EU would hit equal pay, it is claimed

Brexit 'risks turning clock back decades on hard-won rights' for women

Anti-fracking campaigners react outside County Hall, Northallerton, after councillors approved an application by UK firm Third Energy

Campaigners urge nationwide response after UK fracking project approved

David Cameron said foreign travel will be more costly if the UK votes for Brexit

Family holidays to Europe 'to cost £230 more' after Brexit, PM claims

Andy Burnham is to tell MPs that David Cameron's planned anti-extremism legislation will be counter-productive

David Cameron must win Muslim 'hearts and minds', Andy Burnham to say

A new report suggests an increased risk of suicide in prison may be linked to staff shortages

Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides

Prime Minister David Cameron with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe during his recent visit to London.

David Cameron looking to world leaders to help drive for Remain vote

The poppies exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show

Gallows humour from the Queen as she is warned of plant's poisonous properties

Government representatives were questioned on a series of issues looking at their commitment to promoting and protecting the interests of children

UK's child mental health provision alarming, says UN committee

Mayka Kukucova appeared in front of a jury for the first time at the Ciudad de la Justicia in Malaga, charged with murdering Andrew Bush

Model describes moment millionaire ex died during violent struggle in Spain

Jean-Louis Cayrou arrives in court in Le Cours d'Assises de l'Aveyron in Rodez, France

French gardener brands British woman murder claims 'lies'

Boris Johnson dismissed Treasury forecasts of post-leave recession as "a hoax"

Government's warning on impact of Brexit a hoax, says Boris Johnson

Paul Wilson died after suffering an allergic reaction to peanuts in a takeaway curry (North Yorkshire Police/PA)

Restaurant boss jailed over allergy death 'threw it away in pursuit of profit'

Protesters will continue their fight against fracking

Protesters vow to keep on fight to prevent fracking in North Yorkshire

The result was met with boos and jeers from protesters who had gathered on the lawn outside County Hall, in Northallerton

Council gives green light for first UK fracking project in five years

Sir Philip Green faces a grilling from MPs

Sir Philip Green's Arcadia group 'was advised' of BHS buyer's bankruptcy issues

Emergency services at the scene where a coach burst into flames on the M6 (West Midlands Ambulance Service)

Pupils escape as coach bursts into flames on motorway

Switching off the mechanism had a dramatic effect on mice with normally lethal skin, prostate and breast cancers

Scientists use 'natural killer' cells in fight against cancer

William Hague and actress Angelina Jolie Pitt will continue to work together at the London School of Economics

Angelina Jolie Pitt takes professor role at London School of Economics

Pauline Watson and Moses John are missing (Northamptonshire County Council/PA)

High Court judge gravely concerned for 'vulnerable' missing boy Moses, 14

Demonstrators outside County Hall in Northallerton

Concerns over North Yorkshire being known as 'fracking capital of 'UK'

British Muslims have been sentenced at the Old Bailey in a case linked to the Islamic State in Syria

Prison for British Muslim convert who planned to bring up her children under IS

Fuel shortages have left some British motorists stranded in France, the AA said

Britons stranded in France as industrial dispute affects fuel supplies


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