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Royal Bank of Scotland came out third worst in the stress tests

RBS ranked third worst in European banking stress tests

CCTV footage issued by Kent Police of the moment two thieves steal a collection box

Thieves steal charity box in aid of teenage cancer sufferer

Type 45 destroyers HMS Dragon, left, and HMS Diamond are docked in Portsmouth

All of Royal Navy's Type 45 destroyers in port at same time

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The first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the US mainland have appeared in Florida

Pregnant women warned against Florida travel after Zika alert

A CGI image of Hinkley Point C (EDF Energy/PA)

Theresa May 'raised objections' to Hinkley Point deal during coalition - Cable

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The attempted abduction happened outside RAF Marham

Anti-terror police offer support in airman abduction bid probe

Police are investigating two armed robberies in a London park

Pokemon Go players robbed of phones at gunpoint in London park

Duncan Jones announced the arrival of his son Stenton

Duncan Jones announces son's birth six months after David Bowie's death

Residents of Thorne have been warned not to drink tap water

3,600 homes warned not to use tap water after bacteria fears

Some FlyDubai pilots complain they are being asked to work too many hours

'Over-tired' FlyDubai pilots raise fears over rotas

London's Tower Bridge opens its gates to welcome home the 12-strong fleet of the biennial Clipper Round the World yacht race.

Tower Bridge opens to welcome home Clipper Round the World race crews

JK Rowling speaks to media upon arriving for the opening gala performance of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, at the Palace Theatre in London

Plans for Harry Potter play to go to Broadway and beyond

Six billion fewer single-use carrier bags are in circulation thanks to the 5p charge

5p charge sees six billion fewer single-use plastic bags

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A High Court judge was wrong to bar publication of a behind-closed-doors ruling relating to the murder of six-year-old Ellie Butler, a judicial head has said.

'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler

Honeysuckle Weeks had been missing since Thursday night

Actress Honeysuckle Weeks 'safe and sound' after police launch search

Queues of traffic at the Port of Dover.

Holidaymakers using Port of Dover urged to stock up on supplies

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In the 12 months to June some 0.9 per cent of the RAC's breakdown call outs were due to pothole damage, it said

RAC call outs double for pothole-related damage

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Lynne Sandford and her son Michael (family handout/PA Wire)

Mother of Briton accused of Donald Trump shooting bid in plea over legal costs

The accident happened on Wednesday, the pair's first day of climbing after they left the UK.

Ex-Royal Marine dies in climbing accident in French Alps

Alexis Conran has won the Celebrity MasterChef final

Alexis Conran 'so very happy' after winning Celebrity MasterChef 2016

Poppi Worthington died after collapsing with serious injuries at her home in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, on December 12 2012

Poppi Worthington's father 'needs human rights protected at inquest'

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Noah Serra-Morrison was found dead on November 21 2015 (Bedfordshire Police/PA)

Life with minimum 23-year term for man who murdered girlfriend's son

The UK winner matched five main numbers and two lucky stars to pocket £61,102,442.90

UK ticketholder wins £61m EuroMillions jackpot

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Total income at Barclays was down 9% to 11 billion pounds in the six months to June

Barclays warns of adverse Brexit impact as profits dive to £2.06bn

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The ruling had been made by Mrs Justice Eleanor King after Ellie had died but before her father Ben Butler was convicted of her murder (Metropolitan Police/PA)

'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler

Honeysuckle Weeks had been missing since Thursday night

Actress Honeysuckle Weeks 'safe and sound' after police launch search

The broken down boat used by two men who tried to smuggle 18 Albanian immigrants into the UK

Failed immigrants smuggling bid 'was whisker away from tragedy'

As many as 30 million indecent images were recovered as part of Police Scotland's Operation Lattise

More than 30 million images recovered in online child abuse inquiry

Three people who have returned to the UK from abroad have tested positive for the Zika virus

Zika virus detected in three patients in the UK who have been overseas

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Philip Hammond is facing calls for a Commons motion of contempt to be tabled against him

Motion of contempt urged against Philip Hammond over Yemen statements

The new cat Gladstone (HM Treasury/PA)

Whitehall gets own fat cat - a greedy mouser called Gladstone

Postman Pat with his black-and-white cat Jess

Ken Barrie, the voice of TV's Postman Pat, dies aged 83

Health concerns have been raised about the British bulldog breed

Experts warn of health problems in 'often brief lifetime' of British bulldog

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The previous Cancer Drugs Fund was closed amid fears spiralling costs had made it unsustainable

New drugs available after Cancer Drugs Fund revamp

An artist's impression of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (ESA)

European spacecraft on track to reach Mars in October

Police underlined the right to free speech

Street preacher charged after 'verbal confrontation' with woman in tight jeans

The judge said the case involving Amina Al-Jeffery should be heard in public

Man accused of imprisoning daughter in Saudi Arabia fails to limit reporting

Blue Valium tablets were seized by police (Cumbria Police/PA)

Five men treated in hospital in relation to 'Blue Valium'

A minister said there are no plans to change the British passport

'No plans' to reintroduce blue British passports after Brexit

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British judo star Stephanie Inglis speaks about her recovery after an accident in Vietnam

Judo star Stephanie Inglis vows return to sport after Vietnam motorbike accident

A summit is being held in a bid to make train fares less complex

Rail chiefs to hold summit on simplifying train fares

Daniel Rodriguez has been jailed for 16 years (Met Police/PA)

Paedophile rapper who groomed girls on social media given 16-year jail term

The debut album by British rock band Viola Beach has been posthumously released (Twitter)

Viola Beach album posthumously released after Sweden car crash

A road block in the Neepsend Lane area of Sheffield

Police search disused Sheffield brewery after gunman alert

The men will be sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court

Men to be sentenced over bid to bring 18 Albanians into UK by boat

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives at Miners' Hall in Durham for the funeral service for Dave Hopper, the secretary for the Durham Miners' Association

Jeremy Corbyn joins mourners at former miner's funeral

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Sam Clark lost two stone after walking the equivalent of five marathons

Father-of-four loses two stone reaching Pokemon Go milestone

Monty Don is no fan of 1970s sitcom The Good Life

The Good Life plot was such a growing pain - garden guru Monty Don

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The call comes as the Virgin Group founder outlined a five-point plan for the UK economy following the Brexit vote

Sir Richard Branson in call to Government over Europe

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