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A committee of MPs says ministers are blatantly ignoring concerns about smart motorways

Ministers 'blatantly ignoring' smart motorways safety concerns, MPs warn

A spending power report says 81 per cent of consumers are confident about job security

Four-fifths of consumers confident over job security, says spending power report

Barnsley coach Tommy Wright has been suspended following the allegations in the Daily Telegraph

Barnsley suspend coach Tommy Wright over payment allegations

South East Coast Ambulance Service is the worst performing trust nationally for answering 999 calls within five seconds

Scandal-hit ambulance trust to be put into special measures

Chief Inspector of Probation Dame Glenys Stacey said the availability and range of provision in the community for women who offend is 'still inconsistent'

Lack of funds harming female offender rehabilitation efforts - report

Artist's impression of plans for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station

Signing ceremony set to finalise Hinkley nuclear power station deal

Some painkillers have been linked to an increased risk of heart failure

Some painkillers 'increase the risk of developing heart failure'

High blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, poor diet and a lack of exercise, all contribute to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, research shows

Most people have older 'heart age' than actual age, study reveals

Ben Emmerson QC has been suspended from duty from the national probe into child sex abuse

Child sex abuse probe lawyer read about his suspension on the internet

Rav Bansal wilted in botanical week

Baker leaves the tent after failure to blossom in floral challenge

A woman leaves flowers outside the Matalan store in Queen Street, Cardiff

Tributes paid after two Matalan workers found dead near Cardiff city centre shop

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at the MacBride Museum in Whitehorse

William and Kate use first joint tweet to sign virtual visitors' book

Rav Bansal wilted in botanical week

Baker leaves the tent after failure to blossom in floral challenge

A Supreme Court judgment fuelled a rise in liberty-restraining applications from places such as care homes

Liberty-depriving applications reach highest level ever

Junior doctors complained that Jeremy Hunt wrongly imposed the contract on NHS employers

Junior doctors urged to abandon industrial action after court ruling on contract

Study results showed an increase in support in England for the carrier bag charge since its introduction

Nine out of 10 shoppers using own bags since 5p charge introduced - study

Ben Emmerson QC has been suspended from duty from the national probe into child sex abuse

Child sex abuse probe lawyer read about his suspension on the internet

The figures concern households which fall into the 'homeless' category

Prime Minister warned as number of homeless hits record levels, figures reveal

Sam Allardyce speaks outside his home in Bolton where the former England manager told reporters he had made "an error of judgment", adding: "I have paid the consequences."

Sam Allardyce says he has "paid the consequences" for "error of judgment"

Police have arrested three teenagers over the incident

Third teenager held after video of boy being punched is posted on social media

Pippa Middleton is listed as the claimant in a case being heard at the High Court in London

Pippa Middleton 'has good reason to fear all iCloud information has been hacked'

The Lion King is one of the biggest animated films of all time with a lifetime global box office gross of £745 million

The Lion King live action reboot confirmed by Disney

Junior doctors protest outside Bristol Royal Infirmary during strike action in April 2016

BMA chief defends junior doctors over five-day strikes plan

Samantha Jefferies, from East Sussex, arrives at the High Court in London

Falklands veteran's widow who hopes to have his child wins embryos battle

The Judicial Office confirmed Anjem Choudary had applied for permission to appeal his conviction

Anjem Choudary seeks permission to appeal Islamic State support conviction

Benjamin Stimson's next appearance will be at the Old Bailey

Briton remanded over 'terror offences' linked to Ukraine conflict

Former Royal Household official Ronald Harper has been jailed at Southwark Crown Court

Ex-Royal Household worker jailed for five years over contracts bribes

The vote for Brexit will have repercussions on growth for years, experts said

Slowdown in growth following vote for Brexit to last 'several years'

Mark Carney gave an upbeat assessment of long-term prospects

Mark Carney hails 'positive' long-term hopes for economy despite growth slowdown

Former prime minister David Cameron's efforts to keep the UK in the EU were criticised in a withering assessment by German commissioner Gunther Oettinger

German commissioner slams Cameron over EU referendum campaign

Emergency services on the A27 in West Sussex following the Shoreham air disaster

Shoreham Airshow crash probe allowed to see film from plane

Benjamin Stimson was due to appear in Westminster Magistrates' Court

Man to appear in court facing 'terror charges' linked to eastern Ukraine

Court artist sketch of Alan Smith (left) and Fake Sheikh Mazher Mahmood, who are accused of conspiring to pervert the course of justice in the case of pop star Tulisa Contostavlos (Elizabeth Cook/PA)

Tulisa anti-drugs comments 'airbrushed out to make Fake Sheikh look like hero'

Sainsbury's reported a 1.1% drop in like-for-like sales excluding fuel for the second quarter

Sainsbury's sales continue to suffer in supermarket price war

RBS chief executive Ross McEwan said the group was working to resolve outstanding claims this year and into 2017

RBS agrees £845m deal with US regulator over mis-sold mortgage bonds

NOTE POSED BY MODEL Undated file photo of a man using his mobile phone while driving as ministers want to double the punishment for illegal mobile phone use, Government sources said.

Police stops of motorists using phones while driving 'down by 47%'

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie during happier times

Brad Pitt to miss movie premiere due to 'family situation' focus

Shimon Peres pictured in 2014 - the former Israeli president and prime minister has died (AP)

Chief Rabbi leads tributes after ex-Israeli leader Shimon Peres dies at 93

The AA said paid personal members grew in every month in the second quarter to 3.3 million (AA/PA)

Membership drive puts AA back in the black

Historian E P Thompson grew disillusioned with the Communist Party of Great Britain, seen here launching its election campaign in London's Trafalgar Square, newly released files show

I've left you: Historian's break-up letter to Communist Party revealed

Spanish born Juan Pujol Garcia was a double agent for Britain during the Second World War

Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'

Production has begun again at the Dalzell steel plate mill in Motherwell (Warren Media/PA Wire)

Dalzell steelworks to reopen nine months after production halted

Leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers his keynote speech on the final day of the Labour Party conference in Liverpool

Jeremy Corbyn calls for Labour unity as he targets 'socialism for 21st century'

Macmillan Cancer Support says there are roughly 110,000 people in the UK caring for a parent with cancer and their own children

110,000 'sandwich generation' cancer carers in UK, says Macmillan support group

Patients diagnosed with cancer in an emergency situation don't do as well as patients who are diagnosed by their doctor

A fifth of emergency diagnosis bowel cancer cases had previous symptoms - study

Shadow health secretary Diane Abbott said sustainability and transformation plans were being used as a cloak for cuts and closures

Health bodies given guidelines on how to explain why a hospital is closing

Experts had already noted that signs of ageing such as wrinkles and thinning skin often appear much later in people who have experienced acne

Acne sufferers stay looking youthful for longer, research shows

MPs said Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt must do something to stop hospitals discharging some patients at night

Hospitals must end 'potentially dangerous' night discharges, MPs say

Stroke victims can often suffer a deterioration in their vision

Computer treatment helps stroke-induced blindness

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