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Next London mayor should fund refugees' tenancy deposits to curb homelessness, says charity

There had been a 239 per cent increase in refugee homelessness across the UK in two years

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Sustainable fashion on show at Aintree’s Ladies Day

This year a prize is on offer for the most sustainably dressed.

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Man accused of knifing pensioner ‘turned down for asylum in Germany’ – housemate

Ahmed Alid, 45, denies murdering Terence Carney, 70, attempted murder and two counts of assaulting detectives after he was arrested.

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What is Parkinson’s disease? Jeremy Paxman says it ‘makes you wish you hadn’t been born’

The former BBC journalist is one of thousands to put his name to a charter calling on the Government to do more to support those with the disease

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Google announces new AI-powered Vids app coming to Workspace

Google describes Google Vids as a ‘video, writing, production and editing assistant’ that will help users collaborate

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Sadiq Khan says mayoral election is ‘neck and neck’ as he unveils new green plan

During a visit to a school in Stoke Newington Mr Khan and shadow energy secretary Ed Miliband announced a 10-point climate action plan for London.

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WhatsApp safety tips for children that parents need to know

Now that users can be as young as 13, parents need to take extra care with online safety

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What was allegedly stolen from the British Museum? Rift between George Osborne and No 10 over director role

Mark Jones, the museum’s interim director, has said security at the museum will be improved

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In Pictures: Racegoers lead style stakes for Ladies Day at Aintree

Day two of the Grand National Festival on Merseyside saw colourful costumes and elaborate headwear.

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Man denies ‘Good Samaritan’ murder but admits causing death by dangerous driving

Hassan Jhangur has pleaded not guilty to murdering Chris Marriott, 46, who was hit by a car after he went to the aid of a woman in Sheffield.

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Next AI summit to be hosted by UK and South Korea in May

The two-day event would be a follow-up between world leaders and tech companies to November’s AI Safety Summit at Bletchley Park.

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Bank of England staff use ‘out-of-date’ software to make economic forecasts

Staff are being forced to manually do tasks which should be automated, a review commissioned by the Bank found.

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Keir Starmer and Rishi Sunak duel on defence as Labour vows to back nuclear submarines

Starmer says Trident is ‘bedrock’ as he commits to spending 2.5% of GDP on defence

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Shoe buckle which may have belonged to clan chief among finds at Culloden

The National Trust for Scotland has revealed at the latest discoveries at the site of the battle where the Jacobite rebellion was crushed in 1746.

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Walthamstow's only cinema is set to reopen after summer closure

Forest Cinemas to replace Empire Walthamstow after closure last July

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Justice Secretary seeks to block burials at north London cemetery after claims of grave desecration

Two Government-ordered inspections discovered human bones had been unlawfully disturbed at the site

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Royal news – live: William spotted with George in first public outing since Kate’s cancer announcement

Prince William and his eldest son George were spotted at an Aston Villa match on Thursday evening

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No food or drink on Gatwick easyJet flights as Unite catering workers strike over pay

Union announces dates for walkouts in April and May

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Sir Keir Starmer commits to increase defence spending to 2.5%

The Labour leader is proposing to use procurement to strengthen UK security and economic growth by directing investment to British businesses first.

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Boris Johnson says standing as MP 'unlikely in short-term' but doesn't rule it out

The former prime minister says he will only stand for election again if he has ‘something to contribute’