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Cunard’s new 3,000-passenger cruise liner to launch in 2022

Cruise brand Cunard is to build a fourth ship to join Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, parent company Carnival Corporation has announced.

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Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner (Danny Lawson/PA)

Labour to unveil ‘cradle-to-grave’ education system

Labour will pledge to never limit people’s aspiration to succeed as it unveils further details about its flagship national education service.

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Labour activists have backed a statement clarifying the party's position on Brexit (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Labour members back party’s Brexit stance

Labour activists have backed a statement clarifying the party’s position on Brexit.

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Naveed Malik, who is Assistant Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire Police, admitted gross misconduct (Joe Giddens/PA)

Top Muslim police officer admits gross misconduct

One of the country’s most senior Muslim police officers has admitted gross misconduct after instructing a member of staff to pass topics to a candidate ahead of a promotion interview.

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Sabrina Mulllings was murdered in March (Metropolitan Police/PA)

‘Demons’ rant roofer found guilty of murdering girlfriend

A roofer is facing life behind bars for stabbing his girlfriend to death as he ranted about “releasing demons” and “drinking blood”.

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Jeremy Corbyn at the Labour conference in Brighton (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Corbyn: North Korea crisis highlights case for nuclear weapons-free world

Nuclear weapons should be negotiated away “as quickly as possible”, Jeremy Corbyn said.

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Oxford University student Lavinia Woodward was given a 10-month suspended jail sentence for stabbing her boyfriend with a bread knife (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Suspended sentence for Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend with bread knife

A promising Oxford University medical student who stabbed her boyfriend during a drunken assault with a bread knife has avoided prison – meaning she could return to her studies.

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Prince Harry with girlfriend Meghan Markle at the Invictus Games in Toronto (Danny Lawson/PA)

In pics: Hand in hand, Harry and Meghan step out on first official outing

With a beaming smile and a discreet cordon of security, Prince Harry and his actress girlfriend Meghan Markle strode hand-in-hand for their first official public appearance together.

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Theresa May and European Council president Donald Tusk (David Mirzoeff/PA)

May to hold talks with EC chief in bid to break Brexit deadlock

Theresa May will hold talks with European Council president Donald Tusk as she attempts to secure a breakthrough in the Brexit process.

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Shadow chancellor John McDonnell announced at his party's conference that a Labour government  would bring contracts signed under the Private Finance Initiative back into the public sector (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Labour government would bring PFI contracts ‘back in-house’

Labour could take private finance initiative (PFI) contracts worth billions of pounds back into the public sector under plans unveiled by shadow chancellor John McDonnell.

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The NSPCC called for greater support for abused children (David Cheskin/PA)

Mental health services ‘inadequate’ for 1.2 million abused children says NSPCC

Around 1.2 million children who have suffered abuse are being let down by mental health services, according to a new report.

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People pray outside Westminster Magistrates Court, where the director of campaign group Cage was convicted of a terrorism offence (Tess Delamare/PA)

Cage director who refused to hand over Pin convicted of Terrorism Act offence

The director of controversial advocacy group Cage has been convicted of an offence under the Terrorism Act for refusing to hand over the Pin to his mobile phone at Heathrow Airport.

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The boss of Uber has apologised for 'the mistakes we've made' (Laura Dale/PA)

London Mayor asks TfL chiefs to meet Uber boss after apology for ‘mistakes’

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has asked Transport for London (TfL) officials to “make themselves available” to meet the boss of Uber, who has apologised for “the mistakes we’ve made”.

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Tom Watson will suggest some firms are targeting the poorest communities (Joel Ryan/PA)

Labour considers plans to force bookies to pay for addicts’ treatment

Bookmakers could be forced to pay a new levy to help treat problem gamblers under plans being set out by Labour.

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Labour calls for £500 million NHS fund to avoid winter crisis

Theresa May must pour a £500 million winter bailout fund into the NHS to avoid another seasonal crisis which could leave thousands of people waiting more than four hours for emergency care every day, Labour has said.

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The Duke of Cambridge will visit Milton Keynes to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the famous new town (Danny Lawson/PA)

Duke of Cambridge to visit Milton Keynes for 50th anniversary celebrations

The Duke of Cambridge will visit Milton Keynes to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the famous new town.

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Chief Supp Ins Christine Wilson outside Winterton Community Academy in North Lincolnshire (Nigel Roddis/PA)

Girl, 16, held over ‘horrific’ stabbing of school welfare officer

A headteacher has described the stabbing of a welfare officer in a school office as “horrific”.

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Many primary school teachers are unhappy with their pay, a poll found (PA)

Retail workers and teachers most unhappy with their pay, study reveals

Retail workers and teachers top a list of people unhappy with their pay.

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Scientists warned of the dangers of collisions in school rugby (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Scientists push Government to ban tackling and scrums in school rugby

Schools should ban “harmful contact” from rugby games, experts have said.

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Consultant Nasser Kurdy at home in Hale, Cheshire (Pat Hurst/PA)

Man charged with stabbing Muslim surgeon outside mosque

A 28-year-old man has been charged over the stabbing of a Muslim surgeon outside a mosque.

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