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A bomb disposal expert prepares to carry out a controlled explosion in Brighton after a suspect package was found before the annual Pride parade

Suspect package bomb hoax intended 'to disrupt' Brighton and Hove Pride parade

The killing of lions by hunters has caused outrage in Zimbabwe

Cecil the Lion's brother Jericho killed by poachers in Zimbabwe

A Spitfire made a forced landing at Biggin Hill Airport

Pilot Dan Griffith praised for emergency landing of Spitfire with engine trouble

Demonstrators protesting against Government drug policy stage a mass inhalation of so-called "hippy crack" in Parliament Square, London

'Hippy crack' campaigners happy to make point with 'laughing gas' protest

Newly married Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall after their wedding at St Michael's Church, Elswick, Newcastle.

Ant gets Dec to the church on time as he ties knot with manager Ali Astall

The scene of the crash where four people died after a private jet crash-landed in a car auction site and burst into flames in Hampshire

Osama bin Laden's relatives among plane crash dead

Chris Evans speaks to the media close to Oulton Park, Cheshire, after a pilot was killed when an aircraft taking part in an aerial show plummeted to the ground in front of horrified spectators at the CarFest event, created by the TV and radio presenter

Tributes to pilot Kevin Whyman who died in plane crash at CarFest event

Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn called for party unity

Labour's Jeremy Corbyn urges party unity as Andy Burnham warns of split risk

Founder of Ultimo lingerie Michelle Mone with her OBE. Reports say she is to join the House of Lords.

Businesswoman Michelle Mone 'to become a Tory peer'

Denise Gardiner has appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London

Downing Street 'incident': Woman remanded in custody

Olive Cooke was Britain's oldest and longest-serving poppy seller

Charity chuggers could face crackdown, regulator warns

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has been asked by the Government for his views on tackling obesity in primary school children

Jamie Oliver asked to help tackle childhood obesity

Katie Hopkins has spoken of her fear about impending brain surgery

Katie Hopkins: I might die during op to cure epilepsy

'A View of York (From Tang Hall Bridge)' by LS Lowry

Unseen Lowry on display at York Art Gallery

The week in numbers

David Cameron believes his all-Tory Cabinet is pulling in the same direction

David Cameron hails Tory 'teamwork' and happy to see back of coalition

A migrant climbs over a fence on to the tracks near the Eurotunnel site at Coquelles in Calais, France.

Labour urges David Cameron to seek compensation from France over Calais chaos

In some areas there are up to half as many trees again outside woodlands as there are in wooded areas

Ash dieback: Woodland Trust warns on hedgerows impact

Some BT employees will make gains of more than £54,000

BT staff share £265m saving schemes payout

The British Library is one of the youngest public buildings to receive protected status

Protected status for London's British Library, opened in 1997

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused by a doctors' leader of questioning the professionalism of consultants

Health Secretary 'peddling myths' over weekend work - BMA chief

Ed Balls says he was invited on to I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!

Ed Balls ignores I'm A Celebrity jungle drums

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has been asked by the Government for his views on tackling obesity in primary school children

Jamie Oliver asked to help tackle childhood obesity

Yorkshire Day is celebrated every year on August 1

Yorkshire Day events include pudding tossing and straw bale race

Lloyds chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio said they had made strong progress in the first half of the year

Lloyds Banking Group's bill for PPI scandal reaches £13bn

Prime Minister David Cameron believes his all-Tory Cabinet is pulling in the same direction

David Cameron hails Tory 'teamwork' and happy to see back of coalition

The Ebola virus has killed thousands in West Africa

Ebola vaccine results 'hugely important' in tackling epidemic

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei was initially refused a six month visa to visit the UK for a landmark exhibition of his work

Ai Weiwei: Home Office apologises over visa blunder

Marina Litvinenko and her son Anatoly stand outside the Royal Courts of Justice, London

Alexander Litvinenko widow says Vladimir Putin responsible for husband's murder

Pc Neil Doyle was killed before Christmas

Punch-death Pc's widow 'will never forgive killers'

Smoke rising from Blackbushe airport after a light aircraft crashed into a car auction site (@NathanGFilm/Twitter/PA)

Four dead as private jet crashes at Blackbushe Airport

Natwest said it was 'aware of the issue'

RBS says cyber attack behind online banking failure

Speaking in Hong Kong, Nicola Sturgeon said 'time will tell' if there is another Scottish independence referendum before 2020 (AP)

David Cameron 'cannot stand in way of second Scottish referendum'

Kye Backhouse, 13, died after his father, Kevin Morton, 49, of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, gave him a morphine tablet

'Drug addict' father jailed after killing son with morphine tablet

July's sunny weather is unlikely to continue into August

The heat is off for August after record-breaking July temperatures

Safa Abdulla Al-Geabury wrote a cheque for £2 million in exchange for roulette chips at the Ritz Club, but it was returned unpaid

Ritz Club casino wins battle over £2m from gambling 'addict'

The man died at the Cumberland Infirmary

Man dies and four in hospital over suspected music festival 'substance abuse'

The roof of Great Cumberland Place where a 20-year-old man fell down a chimney and died

Man dies after falling down Westminster chimney

A 17-year-old from Preston admitted sending an offensive tweet to Lord Sugar

You're fined! Teenager who trolled Lord Sugar must pay for anti-Semitic tweet

Judges backed Antonio Arranz in the latest round of his battle against extradition

UK judges rule in favour of terrorist wanted over 1986 Madrid bomb attack

Nicola Sturgeon warned politicians to heed the voice of the Scottish people

Sturgeon: No politician can stand in the way of another independence referendum

Stuart Baggs has died aged 27

Family agony as ex-Apprentice contestant Stuart Baggs found dead

Since 2010, 438 sex abuse victims have had government-funded payouts docked

Sex abuse payouts docked after victims commit crimes

Drag Me Down is One Direction's first single without Zayn Malik

One Direction release brand new single Drag Me Down

Scott and Bailey, starring Suranne Jones and Lesley Sharp, is returning to screens (ITV/PA)

Scott and Bailey return in three-part TV special

George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is at the top of teachers' list of books every student should read before leaving secondary school.

George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four chosen as 'must read' by teachers

A teddy bear is giving a sloth lessons in gripping on to things, replacing the role of the animal's mother who is unable to care for her offspring

London Zoo's 'Scissorhands' sloth given teddy bear to replace ailing mother

Witnesses claim police refused to jump into a canal to rescue a teenage boy

Met Police 'refused to rescue canal death boy'

The funeral of Lamara Bell is taking place today

Lamara Bell's funeral held as M9 crash probe continues

Protesters outside Walter Palmer's dental surgery in Minnesota (AP)

Dentist who shot Cecil the lion 'wanted to hunt elephant'

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