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The Equality Trust is calling on the Government to scrap plans to introduce a Lifetime Isa next year

More than six million families struggling with debt worries, charity warns

Some elderly tenants have been struggling in homes with broken boilers, leaking taps and no cooking facilities, Age UK says

'Grim conditions' put older tenants at risk in privately rented homes

African elephants in Tanzania have seen numbers crash due to poaching

Decline in species threatens 'global mass extinction of wildlife'

Police move in to separate rival supporters who had clashed with stewards during the match between West Ham United and Chelsea (AP)

Seven arrested as violence erupts at the London Stadium

The UCAS statistics take into account only students who applied for medicine, dentistry and veterinary courses, and those applying to Oxford and Cambridge

Drop in number of EU students applying for UK university courses

Surgeons should take a less 'paternalistic' approach, the RCS has advised

Surgeons should 'let patients choose' to avoid litigation, new guidance states

Director general Carolyn Fairbairn said that the Chancellor should capitalise on the UK's core strengths

CBI in call to Government to increase public investment

Pressure on services has lead to "alienation", the report found

'State of unease' for those working in medical profession

The Jungle after a series of fires were started by migrants as they left the makeshift camp (AP)

Mission accomplished for Calais Jungle clearance, France says

Laura Whitmore with dance partner Giovanni Pernice

Laura Whitmore defies the pain in return to Strictly for Halloween edition

Prince Harry receives a bag of Haribo sweets from a member of the public as he arrives to open Nottingham's new Central Police Station

Breakdance banter puts Harry in a headspin on Nottingham visit

For use in UK, Ireland or Benelux countries only Undated BBC handout photo of Jane Beedle (right), Andrew Smyth and Candice Brown, who has been crowned champion of this year's Great British Bake Off.

Candice Brown crowned Bake Off winner in last series before Channel 4 switch

Twenty-one people were killed and 182 injured when suspected IRA bombs exploded in two city centre pubs on November 21 1974

Birmingham pub bombing victims' families have legal aid request granted

Steven Woolfe was treated in hospital after the altercation with fellow MEP Mike Hookem in Strasbourg

Ukip MEP Mike Hookem avoids suspension from party over clash with Steven Woolfe

Sir Tony Robinson ridiculed Mrs May's "Brexit means Brexit" slogan by tweeting: "Baldrick means Baldrick."

Baldrick 'ready to serve' if Tories need help with 'cunning plan' for Brexit

The suspicious item was found at the North Greenwich underground station

Teenager charged over suspicious item found at North Greenwich Tube station

The gender pay gap for high earners remains at around 20%, official figures show

Gender pay gap falls to smallest on record but is narrowing at 'snail's pace'

Coolio was a contestant in Ultimate Big Brother in 2010

Coolio avoids jail after admitting gun charge

Microsoft has revealed that a major update to Windows 10 will be launched in early 2017

Microsoft unveils new touchscreen desktop PC aimed to enable more creativity

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Helen Ball told a Lords committee that co-operation with European agencies was critical in meeting the terrorist threat

Access to European security databases post Brexit is 'mission critical'

Record low interest rates are helping to fuel a strong demand for personal loans and credit cards

Record low interest rates help fuel demand for personal loans and credit cards

Sir Cliff Richard has launched legal action against the BBC and South Yorkshire Police

Sir Cliff Richard suffered 'profound' damage after named as sex offender suspect

David Cameron was hailed for his role in legislating for gay marriage

David Cameron wins award for legislation on gay marriage

Warming in the Arctic is thought to be influencing the jet stream, a high-altitude corridor of fast-moving air, leading to severe cold snaps

Arctic warming effect on jet stream may be causing intensely cold winters

People aged 55 are able to access their pension savings

Over-55s have cashed in £7.6 billion from pension pots since April 2015

Anthony Browne, chief executive of the British Bankers' Association, warned last week that bank bosses have their hands ''poised quivering over the relocate button'' following the referendum result

JML tycoon John Mills: City not under serious threat of relocation to continent

Thursday will usher in three decades since Margaret Thatcher pushed the button on deregulation of the financial markets

City's Big Bang anniversary overshadowed by Brexit concerns

Vodafone says it has fully refunded or recredited more than 10,422 customers an average of £14.35 each

Vodafone handed £4.6m fine for consumer protection breaches

The Competition and Markets Authority will look at the way pharmaceutical firms price the drugs they sell to the NHS

Watchdog launches probe into 'excessive prices' for NHS drugs

Microsoft is expected to unveil a number of new products at a launch event in New York

Folding Surface computer expected at Microsoft launch

John Burrill was convicted of murder

Father to be sentenced for murder of two-month old baby Daisy-Mae

Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize

Paul Beatty is first American to win Man Booker Prize for The Sellout

House price rises are likely to slow as Brexit bites, according to economic experts

Average house 'to go up by £44,000 in five years' despite Brexit fears

Former PM David Cameron.

Ex-prime minister David Cameron signs deal to write autobiography

Paul Beatty with the cover of his book, The Sellout.

Winning novel takes satirical view of race relations in US

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said the decision was the "right thing for the whole country", but accepted it would be hard for those living near the airport

Theresa May shrugs off Heathrow air pollution warnings amid Tory revolt

Smoke rises over the Calais Jungle camp, as several large fires broke out

Jungle clearance declared a success despite concerns over fate of many minors

The Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and other warships had been expected to refuel at Ceuta

Moscow withdraws request to Spain for refuelling of Syria-bound warships

Chancellor Philip Hammond will give his first autumn statement next month

Brexit 'to create £84bn borrowing gap' for Chancellor ahead of autumn statement

iPhone sales are continuing to slow down

Apple reveals slowing of iPhone sales as smartphone market approaches saturation

MPs said chances to cut crime would be missed if the approach to offenders aged between 18 and 25 continues to fail

Crime will not be cut with lack of action on young adult offenders, report warns

Chairwoman Professor Alexis Jay is launching the inquiry's work in Wales

Child sex abuse inquiry to begin 'truth project' work in Wales

Labour former minister Chris Bryant delivers an emotional speech during the debate on the Turing Bill

Gay pardon filibuster fury fuels MPs' calls for debates reform

Just one in ten councils is paying the minimum £16.70 an hour needed to cover costs of home care, a report says

Councils 'pay too little to cover costs of home care for the elderly'

Mohammed Alam who was arrested in Tenerife on Monday after fleeing the UK six years ago.

Fugitive arrested in Tenerife six years after fleeing the UK

David Cameron quit after the UK voted to leave the EU

Ex-prime minister David Cameron signs deal to write autobiography

Former Labour leader Ed Miliband unveiling the party's pledges carved into a stone plinth

Labour fined after omitting payments for 'EdStone' on election spending return

Philip Hammond has backed efforts to reduce the amount of energy used by people and businesses

Britain 'will have to invest eye-wateringly large sums just to keep lights on'

Madeleine Thien was shortlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize

Paul Beatty's novel The Sellout wins Man Booker Prize

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