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The head of the British Army, General Sir Nick Carter, who is introducing a new code of conduct to ensure people are accepted 'in an inclusive way'

Army chief pledges bullying and sexual harassment crackdown

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The easyJet plane was bound for Tenerife

Woman held after boarding plane at Gatwick without ID

Peter Andre (centre) is confident he can resist temptation during his stint on Strictly Come Dancing

Newly-wed Peter Andre unfazed by 'the curse' of Strictly Come Dancing

Police officer numbers could fall below 100,000 by 2019/20, according to the APCC

Police 'face taking on back office roles in wake of cuts'

Ukip MP Douglas Carswell attends the formal launch of the party's referendum campaign to push for Britain to leave the EU

Ukip's Nigel Farage urges Jeremy Corbyn to join campaign to leave European Union

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New figures show how women are closing the gap on men when it comes to owning a driving licence

Women 'closing gap on men' over driving licences

The Hatton Garden Safe Deposit raid saw thieves break into the vault and ransack 73 safety deposit boxes

Four men admit conspiracy over Hatton Garden Safe Deposit raid

Charities are expected to react angrily to the news from NHS England

Cancer Drugs Fund set to axe key treatments

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of abducting the girl

Man arrested on suspicion of child abduction after teenager search

Screen grab taken from BBC News of weatherman Philip Avery suffering a slight wardrobe malfunction during Victoria Derbyshire's BBC Two show (BBC/PA)

Cold front for BBC weatherman Philip Avery means brighter spell for viewers

Union chiefs have warned of the 'very real prospect' of power cuts

Intervention urged over nuclear power station decision

Nearly a million householders on interest only mortgages are in risk of repossession, research suggests

Repossession fears over mortgage 'financial black hole'

The boys are at the centre of a Family Division court case

Missing boys involved in family court case believed to be in North Cyprus

Four-year-old Austen Harrison was crushed to death when an 18-stone mirror fell on him

Hugo Boss faces large fine after boy crushed to death by mirror

The figures for overcrowding delays were slammed by the Lib Dems' London Assembly transport spokeswoman

Overcrowding delays on Tube at five-year high

Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty are expecting a child

Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty expecting their first child

Prisoners of war in Rangoon Prison. Picture: The National Archives

Second World War heroes' records published online

Police were called to reports of a fight and found two teenagers with stab wounds

Murder probe launched after teenage boy dies in stabbing

Badger culling is now under way in Dorset, Somerset and Gloucestershire, the Government said

Badger culls begin in Dorset despite opposition from animal rights groups

Vincent Woolsgrove with a Dutch cannon

Diver to be sentenced for £46,000 cannon fraud

David Cameron is visiting Spain and Portugal as part of his attempts to win EU reforms

Migration crisis set to overshadow David Cameron's EU reform visits

Emergency coordinator Will Turner talks to refugees on a boat about the current location, the destination and the geography of Europe (Medecins Sans Frontieres/PA)

Aid worker sees first hand tragic situation of desperate refugee families

Environment Agency fisheries expert Paul Frear holding a lamprey. Credit: Environment Agency/PA

Lampreys returning to English rivers after conservation work

The Norwegian Siem Pilot ship carrying to Italy hundreds of migrants rescued in several operations in the Mediterranean (AP)

David Cameron: UK will take thousands more refugees from Syrian border camps

Labour leadership contenders (left - right) Jeremy Corbyn, Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall (partially obscured) and Andy Burnham after a live debate

Liz Kendall: Tories will bid to 'wipe out' Labour after new leader elected

Police arrested the woman after she disembarked from a flight from Istanbul at Luton Airport

Syria fear mother arrested upon return to UK

Star Wars characters outside the Disney store in London

Star Wars fans awaken early for 'Force Friday'

The amount of TV teenagers watch could have an effect on their GCSE results

Watching TV and spending time online 'can damage GCSE results'

Sources close to Ed Miliband dismissed as speculation reports that he is to set to rule out a return to frontline politics

Reports that Ed Miliband will quit frontline politics dismissed as 'speculation'

"Swan Lake" Barbie. A leading woman scientist says toys like Barbie dolls are holding back girls who would be better off playing with Lego

Hi Barbie, do you wanna go for a ride? Girls urged to ditch dolls for Lego

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The amount of time people spent checking a property before buying it increased as people got older, research showed

Home buyers urged not to rush viewings before purchasing properties

Retailers suffered a disappointing August

Sales fall at high street stores after August washout

The return to school brings mixed feelings for mothers, research reveals

Poll reveals school gate stress for working mothers

Police have been investigating an alleged fraud against public and private bodies

15 charged after inquiry into '£12 million fraud'

Water supplies were affected by the outbreak

United Utilities faces £15m compensation bill after Lancashire water bug

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Pizza Express is ending the taking of an admin fee for staff tips paid via credit or debit card

Pizza Express axes admin fee on staff tips paid by card

Legislation to introduce minimum alcohol pricing north of the border was passed by the Scottish Parliament in 2012

EU legal opinion does not rule out minimum alcohol price - Nicola Sturgeon

Tom Hardy attended the Legend world premiere at Odeon Leicester Square, London

Tom Hardy takes dog Woodstock to world premiere of Legend

Labour leadership contenders Jeremy Corbyn and Liz Kendall clashed during the debate

Liz Kendall: Tories will bid to 'wipe out' Labour after new leader elected

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There was a sharp jump in fatalities involving cocaine last year, figures show

Drug poisoning deaths reach record number

Tony Banks of Genesis was honoured at the awards

Progressive Music Awards honour top rock musicians

RNLI members helped rescue a stranded bull

Bully for lifeboat crew as calf rescued from cave

Tesco has reduced the rewards it offers to 2.8 million credit card customers, blaming the EU cap on interchange fees

Tesco to slash Clubcard rewards for 2.8 million credit card customers

The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch has a round face and is enabled for contactless payments

Samsung's Gear S2 circular smartwatch will make contactless payments

Christopher Eccleston said he based his performance on his grandfather

Grandfather inspired Christopher Eccleston's Legend performance

Nurses and doctors need better training on end of life care, experts said

Families of dying excluded from 'critical conversations'

Daniel Childs arrives at Leicester Crown Court, where he was sentenced to five years in prison for two offences of sexual activity with a child under 16

Police community support officer jailed over sex acts with schoolgirl

The boy sent the image on Snapchat while "flirting" with a girl of the same age

Boy, 14, added to police database for sending naked image to classmate

Tunisia terror attack victim Allison Heathcote with her son James after she was shot five times (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust/PA)

Tunisia beach attack woman can only 'vaguely recall' massacre

Humanists have hit out at faith schools that seek financial contributions from parents

Humanists criticise faith schools over 'scandalous' payment 'demands'

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