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Many under-45s expect to be paying off a mortgage into retirement, figures show

Third of 20 to 45-year-olds expect to work beyond retirement age to pay mortgage

Landline charges will rise by £1 a month, to almost £19

BT announces price hikes for landline and broadband customers

Almost 12,000 Britons have received the Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implant, data shows.

British doctors highlight 'unacceptably high revision rate' for hip implant

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has visited Cuba.

Philip Hammond becomes first British Foreign Secretary to visit Cuba since 1959

The Multicentre Study of Self-harm in England looked at more than 84,000 cases.

Only 53% of people hospitalised due to self-harm get mental health assessment

Two Ambulances were involved in the accident

Driver killed in collision between two ambulances in Pwllheli

Connor Sparrowhawk drowned in a bath at a specialist NHS trust (JusticeforLB)

NHS trust failing to protect patients from risk of harm - watchdog

South Yorkshire Police Chief Constable David Crompton was suspended in the wake of the Hillsborough inquest findings.

New South Yorkshire Police chief offers to step down amid conduct probe

Jeremy Corbyn is under pressure to do more to stamp out anti-Semitism in his party

Labour anti-Semitism row piles pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to take further action

The Multicentre Study of Self-harm in England looked at more than 84,000 cases

Only 53% of people hospitalised due to self-harm get mental health assessment

Undated handout photo issued by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency of a Sikorsky S-92 search and rescue helicopter, four of the helicopters operating in Scotland have been grounded due to safety fears, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said today.

Search under way after fishing boat sinks off Pembrokeshire

The party blames an 'administrative error' for failing to register some accommodation costs

Warning over deadline for possible criminal probes into Tory election spending

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There are fewer armed police officers in England and Wales, figures show

Plunging number of police firearms officers prompts terror response questions

Prince Harry attending the BT Sport Industry Awards at Battersea Evolution, in London

Prince Harry urged to marry Cheryl after former X Factor judge's split

Of hospital admissions due to obesity in 2014/15, 149,490 were for men and 290,747 were for women

Record 440,000 hospital admissions due to obesity in 2014/15

Mr Justice Mann allowed the claims to proceed

Judge gives go-ahead to phone-hacking damages claims against The Sun

South Yorkshire Police Chief Constable David Crompton was suspended in the wake of the Hillsborough inquest findings

New South Yorkshire Police chief offers to step down amid conduct probe

Prime Minister David Cameron holds a question and answer session with staff at the Caterpillar factory in Peterborough while on the EU referendum campaign trail

David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'

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The Taskforce will bring together industry partners and a group of advisers from the sector to develop an industry-wide response to the online bullying of young people

Duke of Cambridge plans industry-wide taskforce to tackle cyberbullying

Police have charged the three with terrorism offences

Two men and woman charged with terrorism offences

Mohammed Moshin Ameen has been jailed for five years for sending a stream of tweets glorifying Islamic State

Security guard gets five-year jail term over tweets glorifying Islamic State

The Duchess of Cornwall with Max the husky, who wore a striped onesie for the occasion

Camilla meets onesie-wearing Siberian husky

Hua Hin police stand behind two suspects, seated at table, who were arrested following an assault on an elderly British couple and their son in Thailand (Hau Hin Police/AP)

British family beaten unconscious by gang in Thailand tourist resort

Drivers across Cumbria and elsewhere in northern England and Scotland faced tricky conditions on the roads

Britain set for blustery bank holiday weekend

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The Countess of Wessex has been showing off her hockey skills - but not all her shots hit the intended target

Hockey hot-shot Sophie hits photographers with off-target ball

The number of deaths involving legal highs remains "very small" compared with those linked to illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine

Deaths linked to 'legal highs' more than tripled in two years, says report

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Home Secretary Theresa May had said the refugees could not come to the UK

Six refugee families win legal action after being refused UK admission

Shadow Commons leader Chris Bryant said the Home Secretary must explain her 'cover-up' of a breakdown of e-Border controls

'Cover-up' of e-border controls breakdown needs explaining, says Labour

David Cameron is not homophobic, Chris Grayling said

David Cameron not homophobic, says minister amid row over use of word 'poncey'

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According to the Royal Mail, four-year-old Bella is a "threat" to staff

Cat threat to post staff puts couple's mail deliveries at risk

Bafta LA chief executive Chantal Rickards (Slate PR/PA)

BBC 'unbelievably important global brand', says Bafta LA's chief

Lightning strikes are fairly common and aircraft are designed to cope with them, BA said

Planes hit by lightning amid thunderstorm in London

Simon Fuller is part of a consortium with David Beckham which is planning to start a new team in Major League Soccer

Football can be number one sport in America, says David Beckham's agent

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The research found that people with larger social networks have a higher pain tolerance

Large social circle 'better pain killer than morphine'

Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp said remaining private gives the firm more room to innovate

Pinterest founder dismisses speculation firm will go public

Sir Martin Sorrell recently defended his £63 million pay packet amid increasing scrutiny over executive remuneration

WPP enjoys sales rise ahead of sports events 'bonus' but repeats Brexit fears

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Lloyds Banking Group has posted a fall in profits for the first quarter of 2016

Lloyds Banking Group posts 6% fall in profits to £2.1bn

The Global Catastrophic Risks report ranks dangers that could wipe out 10 per cent or more of the human population

Asteroids, robots and deadly viruses could kill millions, report warns

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An Airbus A400M military plane

Airbus warns of A400M plane challenges as earnings fall 23% to £390m

The inquest is taking place at Westminster Coroner's Court

Inquest to open into steel boss's penthouse plunge

Business Secretary Sajid Javid will face questions from MPs on the crisis in the steel industry

Sajid Javid to face MPs over steel crisis

Scientists found a moderate rise in levels of serum phosphate in the body caused by red meat consumption, combined with a poor overall diet, increases a person's biological age

Too much red meat could increase 'biological age' of body, study finds

Frances O'Grady says voting to leave the EU would be "a big risk for people's safety at work"

Brexit would put millions of workers at greater risk of accidents, says TUC

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Ken Livingstone has been suspended by Labour for bringing the party into disrepute

Jeremy Corbyn denies Labour crisis after Ken Livingstone suspended

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BHS owner Dominic Chappell said he is working with private US investors to put together a rescue package for the collapsed retailer

BHS chief seeks US rescue package for stricken retailer

The nursery's status was downgraded by Ofsted to "Good" from "Outstanding"

Ofsted pulls report 'criticising nursery over cultural diversity failings'

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Facebook has seen active users and revenue rise

Facebook reports rise in revenue and active users in sunny start to year

A report says that e-cigarettes should be widely promoted as a substitute to smoking

E-cigarettes 'much less harmful to health than smoking'

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More than 159,000 cars rolled off production lines in March

A car 'rolls off production lines every 16 seconds in UK'

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