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Greenhouse gas emissions fell 6% in 2016, official figures show

The UK's greenhouse gas emissions fell 6% in 2016, official figures show.

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Stormzy and Katy Perry added to Glastonbury festival bill

Katy Perry and Stormzy have joined Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran in the Glastonbury line-up.

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Lloyd's of London to open subsidiary in Brussels

Insurance market Lloyd's of London is to establish a subsidiary in Brussels to maintain a presence in Europe once Britain divorces from the EU.

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Amber Rudd pressing tech firms over terrorist material after Westminster attack

Amber Rudd will throw down the gauntlet to technology bosses on Thursday after the Westminster attack sparked a furore over companies' responsibilities to support counter-terrorism investigations and remove extremist content.

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SSE warns of lower earnings for retail gas and electricity arm as customers quit

Energy giant SSE has said its retail gas and electricity arm will see lower annual earnings after more than 130,000 customers quit the group.

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Complaints system in gambling industry not working for consumers, says regulator

The gambling industry's system for handling complaints is "not working" for consumers, who have raised questions over its independence and transparency, the regulator has found.

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Trade talks must wait until after EU withdrawal deal, Hollande tells May

French President Francois Hollande has told Theresa May that talks on future trade relations with the EU must come after the negotiation of a divorce deal.

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Ken Livingstone claims he faces unfair hearing over Adolf Hitler comments

Ken Livingstone has claimed he faces an unfair hearing as he arrived at a misconduct panel that could see him expelled from Labour over controversial comments about Adolf Hitler.

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Hunt for missing helicopter turns to Snowdonia as bad weather hampers sea search

The search for a helicopter missing with five people on board is now focusing on the Snowdonia National Park.

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Women bailed in hunt for missing mother and young sons

Two women have been bailed by police searching for a missing mother wanted on suspicion of abducting her young sons.

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Temperatures set to soar as March checks out

March is set to go out with a balmy bang ahead of April's arrival with trademark showers.

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Charles steps out with traditional dancers during Bucharest museum visit

The Prince of Wales danced his way into the hearts of Romanians when he strutted his stuff to a village band.

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Celebrities add their voices to mental health conversation

Former England cricket captain Andrew Flintoff, rapper Professor Green and comic Ruby Wax are some of the stars talking publicly about their mental health battles in a series of new films.

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Sugar cuts in nine foods 'not enough for children to meet daily target'

Targets to cut 20% of sugar from nine popular children's foods will not be enough to ensure youngsters are adhering to their maximum recommended daily intake, health officials have admitted.

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Public health cuts represent a false economy, researchers say

Cuts to public health are a "false economy" and are likely to generate billions of pounds of extra costs, researchers say.

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MPs welcome plans to combat contactless card fraud

Consumers should not be expected to comb through their bank accounts to check for contactless payment fraud months after reporting their card lost or stolen, according to the chairman of an influential committee of MPs.

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Charging coffee lovers for disposable cups 'could cut use by up to 300 million'

Charging coffee lovers for a disposable cup could cut their use by up to 300 million a year, new research suggests.

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George Michael laid to rest at private funeral

The family of singer George Michael has thanked fans for their messages of love and support after laying him to rest during a private ceremony.

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Airline trade body boss hits out at cabin baggage ban on laptops and tablets

The UK and US ban on laptops and tablets in cabin baggage on certain inbound flights has been condemned by a global aviation leader.

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Search launched for helicopter missing over Irish Sea

A helicopter with five people on board has gone missing over the Irish Sea.

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