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Fears for more than 1,100 jobs at Ford engine factory in Bridgend

More than 1,100 jobs are feared to be at risk at Ford after the car giant revealed concerns over a slowdown in work for its Bridgend engine plant.

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Sex education to be made compulsory in all secondary schools

Children are to learn about healthy relationships from age four, with sex education compulsory in all secondary schools, it has been confirmed.

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Amber Rudd urges peers to leave Brexit Bill intact

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has written to every peer urging them to leave the Government's Brexit Bill alone as ministers face the prospect of a first defeat in the Lords for the legislation.

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'Dangerous' for ministers to tell media what to print, Liz Truss says

Lord Chancellor Liz Truss has said it would be "dangerous" for ministers to tell the press what is acceptable to print.

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Donald Trump 'wants heat to die down' before state visit to UK

Downing Street has refused to deny claims Donald Trump's state visit has been delayed in the hope of avoiding a wave of protests.

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I'm 100% Ukip, insists party's only MP Douglas Carswell

Ukip's only MP has insisted he is "100%" behind the party following claims he was seeking to rejoin the Tories.

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'High numbers' of Syrian refugees turn down resettlement in Europe, says UNHCR

A senior United Nations official on the front line of the Syrian crisis has said it is wrong to assume that refugees want to flee to Europe.

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Burglar jailed for eight years for £1m raid on Simon Cowell's west London home

A burglar who carried out a raid of almost £1 million on the home of Simon Cowell which left the music mogul in "constant fear", faces a further eight years behind bars.

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Jeremy Corbyn brands Tories 'the nasty party' over stance on disability

Jeremy Corbyn accused the Conservatives of continuing to be the "nasty party" as he urged Theresa May to scrap proposals to deny benefits to disabled people.

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April Jones's mother hits out at senior police officer's paedophile comments

The mother of murdered April Jones has warned "anything can trigger" dangerous sexual predators amid suggestions viewing child abuse images should not always lead to prosecution.

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TV licence fee increases to £147 in first rise since 2010

The TV licence fee will increase for the first time since 2010, the Government has announced.

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Brexit uncertainty to blame for advert income fall, ITV says

Broadcasting giant ITV has blamed Brexit vote uncertainty for its first drop in full-year advertising revenues since 2009 and warned over further falls as ad spend remains under pressure.

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Ministers to 'urgently consult' on changes to personal injury rates

The Government is to "urgently consult" on future changes to personal injury rates after fears of a spike in car insurance provoked an angry backlash.

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Sir Philip Green's BHS payout 'doesn't wipe stains from his reputation clean'

Allowing Sir Philip Green to keep his knighthood would be like "rewarding an arsonist who put his own fire out", an MP who co-led a parliamentary inquiry into BHS's collapse has said.

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Six hotel guards 'charged' with failure to help tourists during Tunisia massacre

Six hotel security guards have been charged with failing to help tourists during the 2015 Tunisia terror attack, it has been reported.

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Researchers warn of postcode lottery in care for the dying

Dying people are being left with inadequate round-the-clock pain relief and poor access to specialist help, according to new research .

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Strong link confirmed between obesity and 11 types of cancer

Being obese is strongly linked to 11 different cancers, scientists have confirmed.

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Tycoon Philip Green to pay £363m into BHS pension scheme

Sir Philip Green has agreed to pay £363 million to settle the pension scheme of collapsed retailer BHS, following months of public outrage.

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Ukip MP Douglas Carswell never really left the Tories, says Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage has intensified his war of words with Ukip's only MP by insisting that Tory defector Douglas Carswell never really left the Conservatives.

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Sex education to be made compulsory for all secondary-age pupils

New teaching reforms are set to make relationship and sex education compulsory for all secondary-age pupils, while primary schools will be required to teach children about relationships from the age of four.

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