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New Scottish channel being created by BBC

The BBC is to create a new channel for Scotland as part of plans which will see the "biggest single investment" in the corporation north of the border for more than 20 years.

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Manufacturing boosts GDP figure for final quarter of 2016

Britain's economy picked up speed in the final three months of last year, boosted by a rise in manufacturing output.

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Jo Cox's husband calls for 'massive party to show our unity'

The husband of murdered MP Jo Cox is calling on the UK to throw a "massive party to show our unity and to celebrate what we have in common".

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Climber dies in hospital after fall in Cairngorms

A climber who was rescued from a mountain in the Cairngorms has died of his injuries.

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Immigration minimum income requirement upheld by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has ruled that Government financial measures which are hitting British citizens who want foreign spouses or partners to join them in the UK do not breach human rights legislation.

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Business groups in warning over 'cliff edge of uncertainty' amid exit from EU

Jobs and investment will be hit if business is left on a "cliff edge of uncertainty" over the UK's exit from the European Union, the Government is being warned.

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Lloyds Banking Group posts highest annual profits in decade

Lloyds Banking Group posted its highest annual profits for a decade as it moves on from mis-selling scandals and its mammoth Government bailout in the financial crisis.

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Restrictions lifted after alert over wartime bomb found in harbour

Restrictions have been lifted after a 500lb bomb discovered during dredging work for the Royal Navy's new aircraft carriers was towed to a safe location to be detonated.

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Bot out, Ukip tells Putin, as pro-Russia tweeters attack Paul Nuttall

Ukip has told Vladimir Putin to keep out of the Stoke by-election after typically pro-Russian Twitter accounts turned on party leader Paul Nuttall.

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Door won't shut on EU migrant workers - David Davis

The UK is not about to "suddenly shut the door" on low-skilled EU migrants, Brexit Secretary David Davis has said.

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South Sudan and Somalia to receive £100 million UK aid packages

South Sudan and Somalia will receive £100 million each in UK aid.

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Children 'not taken seriously' when reporting violent and sexual crimes

Children are not being taken seriously when they report violent and sexual crimes, the Government's victims tsar has warned.

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Labour to place support for manufacturing at the centre of approach to Brexit

Labour has not given the Government a blank cheque on Brexit, shadow chancellor John McDonnell will say.

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Warning over 'limited' plans to tackle child obesity

The Government's plan to tackle childhood obesity is "severely limited", experts have said.

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British IS 'suicide bomber was former Guantanamo Bay detainee'

A British Islamic State fighter who is believed to have carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, according to reports.

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Watchdog: Billions poured into free schools while state schools crumble

The Government is pouring billions into building new free schools in England while existing state schools are crumbling due to lack of repairs, the Whitehall spending watchdog has warned.

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Cancer death rates falling faster for men across Europe

Death rates from cancer across Europe are falling faster for men than women, a new study has found.

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French presidential hopeful indicates UK could keep border controls in Calais

The front-runner in the race for the French presidential election has indicated he is ready to allow Britain to keep border controls - and unwanted migrants - on the other side of the Channel after Brexit.

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January surplus at 17-year high in pre-Budget boost for Hammond

The Government recorded its highest January surplus for 17 years, giving the Chancellor a boost ahead of the Spring Budget.

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UK won't get a 'cut-price' Brexit, warns Jean-Claude Juncker

The future relationship between Britain and the European Union will take years to negotiate and the UK can expect a hefty bill as the price of exit, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has warned.

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