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The yacht set sail from Hong Kong

'Body spotted' in hunt for Britons on missing yacht

Tony Blair said that unless religious prejudice in Muslim communities is rooted out, the threat from extremists will not be defeated

Tony Blair warns extremist ideology 'has wide support among Muslims'

Victor Adcock and Nicola Adcock, parents of Jack Adcock, arriving at Nottingham Crown Court

'Lack of care contributed to death' in hospital of Jack Adcock, 6

Floral tributes left at the scene outside the Sainsbury's store in Trinity Street, Coventry

Daughters pay tribute to woman killed in bus supermarket crash

Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems successfully challenged the Safe Harbour treaty (Europe-V-Facebook.org/PA)

US online data deal ruled invalid by European Court of Justice

The court ruled that the voting ban imposed by the French government on a convicted murdered was 'proportionate'

Ban upheld on vote for prisoners but sanctions must be 'proportionate'

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it is 'utterly irresponsible' to suggest he is trying to introduce 'unsafe' longer working hours and pay cuts for doctors

Jeremy Hunt insists junior doctors will not face pay cut

Microsoft has launched its new Windows 10 devices

Microsoft unveils first-ever laptop, Surface Pro 4 and three new Lumia phones

Carey Mulligan (left) and Meryl Streep star in the political period drama Suffragette

Suffragette stars Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan in 'slave' T-shirts row

People near the top of the weight table at birth have the best outcomes in adulthood, a study showed

Very small and very large babies 'have worst hearing, vision and mental ability'

The man was held in Essex by officers working on Operation Yewtree, Scotland Yard said

Operation Yewtree detectives arrest 79-year-old man

Figures show hundreds of thousands of people have had requests for social care refused

Social care services 'cut back to the bare bones', says charity boss

The Glastonbury Festival team said they wanted to do something to help refugees

Glastonbury tickets to be auctioned in aid of refugees

Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson at the AIR London studio mixing desk in 1983 (handout/PA Wire)

Sir Paul McCartney switches vocals with Michael Jackson in remixed duet

Social media is the preferred platform for jihadist propaganda, research has discovered

Islamic State releases '38 pieces of propaganda every day'

A stowaway kitten which arrived in Britain in the cargo hold of an Emirates jet.

Emirates offers to pay stowaway kitten's £1,000 quarantine fees

TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady hailed tax credits, saying the proportion of children in workless households nearly halved since 1996

Unions hail tax credits after fall in households without work

Boris Johnson delivering his speech to the Conservative Party conference

George Osborne tips Boris Johnson for job in government

Scotland is leading the way for onshore wind power, a report says (PA)

UK wind industry sees £1.25bn invested and supports 30,500 jobs, says report

New Honda cars lined up at Southampton docks as figures reveal that more than two million new cars have been sold since the start of the year, the best performance in over a decade

Record 462,500 new cars sold in September

Existing migrants are most likely to see their pay affected by immigration, a study says

Does immigration force down wages for the low-paid?

Ben Needham disappeared on the Greek island of Kos in July 1991

Missing Ben Needham's mother hits out as McCanns quit Twitter over abuse

Greggs has revealed a better-than-expected 4.9% rise in like-for-like sales in the 13 weeks to October 3

Baker Greggs warns national living wage could mean dearer pasties and rolls

Dr Mark Sims, with girlfriend Georgie Latchman, has incurable cancer that runs in his family and has raised thousands of pounds to fund a researcher to examine the disease (Family handout/PA)

Doctor with cancer raises thousands to fund researcher

Alexander Kerry must serve a minimum of 25 and a half years

Man whose mother was murdered by his father gets life term for killing woman, 82

Charities warned that too many people in the UK still do not get the end-of-life care they need

Palliative care in the UK 'best in the world'

Bristol Water originally planned to reduce bills by just 6%

Bristol Water bills to fall 16% after competition inquiry ruling

Platforms 1 and 2 at Manchester Victoria railway station, which has undergone a £44 million upgrade after being once branded the worst train station in Britain (Network Rail/PA)

'Britain's worst station' is back on track with £44m facelift

An impression of the satellite from Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook post

Facebook plans internet satellite to reach Africa

Edward Davenport, who masterminded a multimillion-pound venture capital fraud, is due to mount arguments in the Court of Appeal four years after being jailed (City of London Police/PA Wire)

Multimillion-pound venture capital fraudster before Court of Appeal

Eighteen of the international students who won awards studied at Cambridge

UK universities educated third of international student Nobel Prize winners

Claude Littner is a feared interviewer on The Apprentice (BBC/PA Wire)

Alan Sugar walked out on me at an interview, says Claude Littner

Some of the incidents at Aylesbury Young Offenders Institution were described as "serious"

Staff shortage highlighted at HMYOI Aylesbury

Home Secretary Theresa May delivers her speech to the Conservative Party conference at Manchester Central.

Theresa May slammed for 'irresponsible' stance on asylum and immigration

Pc David Phillips, 34, was married to Jen and had two daughters - Abigail, seven, and Sophie, three (Merseyside Police/PA Wire)

Two held in connection with hit-and-run murder of Pc David Phillips

Institute of Directors head Simon Walker says business wants an early referendum on UK membership of the EU

Business leader urges early referendum on EU membership

A top headmaster has warned of a "perfect storm" being faced by pupils in the exams system

Exams system 'faces perfect storm'

There has been a recent sharp rise in the number of doctors joining the British Medical Association

Massive surge in junior doctors joining the BMA in wake of contracts row

Jeremy Clarkson's Top Gear is nominated for a National Television Award

Top Gear nominated for TV award as departing Clarkson revs up for Amazon Prime

Theft is one of the most common offences dealt with by courts - more than 91,000 offenders were sentenced last year

Thieves who deface heritage sites face tougher sentences

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is an engaging figure, Prime Minister David Cameron has conceded

Voters will see through 'engaging' Corbyn says David Cameron

David Cameron said tougher action would 'tackle the harm truancy does to a child's chances in life'

Prime Minister defends moves for parents of truants to have benefits docked

Edward Snowden says GCHQ is "for most intents and purposes a subsidiary of the NSA"

GCHQ can turn mobile phones on and off, claims Edward Snowden

Michael Parr said he was "over the moon" to win four awards at the ceremony

Emmerdale leads the field with eight gongs at Inside Soap Awards

New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns faces a charge of perjury and one of perverting the course of justice

Top cricketers to give evidence in Chris Cairns perjury trial

The inquest into Zoe Woolmer's death has opened in Alice Springs

Briton 'stepped on air' before fatal fall on Australian canyon tour

Mark Rowley said some social media companies refused to assist counter-terror police

Metropolitan Police anti-terror boss slams 'immature' social media sector

The rape conviction of Ched Evans will be referred to the Court of Appeal

'Real possibility the Court of Appeal may now quash conviction' of Ched Evans

The two who died when the bus crashed into a Sainsbury's supermarket in Coventry have been named (PA/@Haroon_Mota)

Bus driver 'devastated' by deaths in supermarket crash

Chancellor George Osborne addresses the Conservative Party conference in Manchester

'Power to the people' as George Osborne lets councils keep £26bn in rates


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