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Michael Gove signals agreement on free movement during Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has agreed to a Brexit transition period during which EU citizens will continue to have free movement rights in the UK, it was confirmed yesterday.

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Andre Spicer's daughter burst into tears upon being approached by officials. Picture: Andre Spicer/PA Wire

Dad slams council after daughter, 5, fined for lemonade stall

A MAN whose daughter was fined £150 for setting up a lemonade stall has described how four council officials told him to shut it down as he held the crying five-year-old in his arms.

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Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick, who has revealed that encryption "frustrates" police investigations on a daily basis as she warned the terror threat has shifted in tempo this year. Picture; PA

Six terror plots foiled in UK in last four months

Encryption “frustrates” police investigations on a daily basis, Britain’s most senior officer has revealed, as she warned the terror threat has shifted in tempo this year.

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Ranting about politics and posting too many selfies are both big no-nos on social media, according to research. Picture: Contributed

Revealed: The top 25 social media ‘sins’

Too many selfies, ranting about politics and ‘Liking’ your own profile picture have been named as some of the deadliest social media sins, according to research.

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UK airports prepare for ‘busiest day in history’

Air traffic controllers are dealing with the busiest day in UK aviation history.

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The family of Charlie Gard are facing another legal battle. Picture; PA

Charlie Gard: Parents preparing for latest legal fight

Charlie Gard’s parents are preparing for the latest stage of their legal fight over treatment for the terminally ill baby.

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Unilever, owner of the Marmite brand, served up a 27% rise in profits. Picture: Contributed

Marmite maker overcomes ‘volatile’ markets with profit hike

The Anglo-Dutch conglomerate behind the Marmite and Pot Noodle brands has boosted half-year sales and profits despite “volatile” market conditions.

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The warmer weather helped drive footfall on the high street. Picture: John Devlin

Sun shines for retailers as clothing sales heat up

The UK high street received a welcome boost last month as the generally fine weather gave clothing sales a lift.

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Scottish Gas owner British Gas has paid out a total of �1.1 million in compensation

Scottish Gas owner pays £1.1m for 12,000 missed appointments

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David Davis is in Brussels today for Brexit talks. Picture; PA

First round of Brexit talks end in stand-off over divorce bill

The European Union has warned “fundamental” differences remain over key issues standing in the way of a Brexit deal with the UK after the first round of substantive talks.

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Picture: John Devlin

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

Nine lifestyle and environmental changes starting in childhood could prevent a third of dementia cases according to an international study.

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Gayle Newland. Picture: PA

Woman who tricked friend into sex with prosthetic penis jailed

A woman who duped her female friend into having sex by pretending to be a man has been jailed for six and a half years.

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Andrea Leadsom called the author who died 200 years ago one of the 'greatest living authors'

Cabinet minister calls Jane Austen one of ‘greatest living authors’

A Cabinet minister prompted laughs from MPs when she mistakenly praised Jane Austen as one of the UK’s “greatest living authors” just days after the 200th anniversary of the writer’s death.

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Video: Terrifying moment Jet2 flight drops towards the sea

AN AIRLINE passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on dropped towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.

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But EasyJet's profits are still set to fall short of last year's total. Picture: Michael Gillen

EasyJet upgrades profit forecast after strong Easter

Budget airline EasyJet has upgraded its annual profit forecast after a strong Easter helped boost third-quarter revenues.

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Grenfell Tower police investigation will enlist 9/11 experts. Picture; PA

9/11 experts to provide ‘specialist knowledge’ in Grenfell investigation

Experts from the 9/11 terror attack have been brought in to help provide specialist knowledge to the police investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire.

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Grenfell Tower: Council leader rejects call to resign

The new leader of the council at the centre of the Grenfell Tower fire has rejected calls to resign, after a meeting heard traumatic accounts of survivors’ experiences since the blaze.

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Sports Direct warned that it remains exposed to longer-term sterling woes. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Sports Direct profits plunge 58% as pound suffers Brexit hit

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has revealed annual profits more than halved after it was left exposed by the pound’s plunge following the Brexit vote.

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The first warship in a new fleet of Royal Navy frigates will be called HMS Glasgow, the Defence Secretary has announced. Picture; PA

First new Royal Navy frigate to be called HMS Glasgow

The first warship in a new fleet of Royal Navy frigates will be called HMS Glasgow, the Defence Secretary has announced.

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John Bercow, left, chastised David Mundell for bad grammar. Pictures: Contributed/John Devlin

David Mundell taken to task by Speaker over bad grammar

David Mundell, the Secretary of State for Scotland, was chastised by the Speaker of the House of Commons yesterday - for poor grammar.

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