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Government to 'step up' business role under new strategy

Theresa May will launch her industrial strategy for post-Brexit Britain on Monday with a promise the Government will "step up" and take an active role in backing business.

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Theresa May and Donald Trump 'to discuss trade tariffs' at White House meeting

Theresa May and Donald Trump will hold talks this week on slashing tariffs on existing trade between Britain and the United States and making it easier for workers to move between the two countries, it has been reported.

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Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase cancer risk, agency warns

Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase the risk of cancer, a Government body has said.

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Government urged to 'radically reshape' energy market

The Government is being urged to "radically reshape" the energy market to avoid more job losses in the steel industry.

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Fog threatens to disrupt morning rush hour as air passengers face delays

Dense fog is threatening to cause travel disruption across southern England, with air thousands of air passengers facing possible delays.

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UK faces slow growth and rising unemployment due to Brexit, think tank warns

Britain is facing three years of slow growth, rising unemployment and squeezed consumer spending as the Brexit-induced collapse in the pound triggers a radical rebalancing of the economy.

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Man arrested after police officer injured in Belfast shooting

A 36-year-old man has been arrested after a policeman was shot in north Belfast, police said.

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Sinn Fein poised to name replacement for ailing Martin McGuinness

Martin McGuinness' successor is due to be named later.

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Tunisia killings inquest to hear evidence concerning three of the victims

An inquest into the deaths of British holidaymakers killed in a terrorist attack in Tunisia is expected to hear evidence relating to three victims today.

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Hairdresser faces court accused of deliberately infecting lovers with HIV

A hairdresser accused of deliberately infecting a string of male lovers with HIV will appear in court.

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Call for policy rethink as 'obesity is not going to bankrupt NHS'

Overweight and obese people dying early saves taxpayers billions and means obesity's impact on the public purse has been overblown, a think tank has claimed.

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When Margaret Thatcher performed a u-turn in Downing Street

Margaret Thatcher famously said "the lady's not for turning", but made an exception when behind the wheel of a Rover 800, newly released documents show.

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Being first to hold talks with Trump 'biggest statement' about women, says PM

Being the first world leader to hold talks with Donald Trump in the Oval Office is the "biggest statement" she can make about the global role of women, Theresa May has said.

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Corbyn refuses to say if he would deploy troops to defend ally invaded by Russia

Jeremy Corbyn has refused to say whether he would deploy British troops to defend a Nato ally invaded by Russia.

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Climate change deniers will 'test our world to destruction', Charles warns

The Prince of Wales has warned climate change deniers they will "test our world to destruction" unless action is taken to cut pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say if he will force his MPs to back Brexit

Labour faced accusations that it was being "cannibalised" by Ukip and the Liberal Democrats, as Jeremy Corbyn again refused to say whether he will force his MPs to back Brexit.

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Industrial strategy 'shaping new future for UK as a global Britain' says PM

Prime Minister Theresa May has said the Government's flagship new industrial strategy will be about "shaping a new future for the UK as a global Britain" after Brexit.

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Theresa May assures Cyprus leader of support in ending partition

Theresa May has told the president of Cyprus that Britain will do everything it can to help end the partition of the island nation.

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Former Manchester City ball boy battling cancer dies days after appeal launch

A former Manchester City ball boy battling a rare form of cancer has died just days after a fundraising appeal for life-saving treatment was launched.

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Charity worker imprisoned in Iran loses appeal against her sentence

A British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Tehran has had an appeal against her sentence rejected - as two new accusations come to light.

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