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David Davis said the cost to the public of the Iraq war inquiry was 'ridiculous'

MP David Davis wants legal support curb in Iraq war inquiry

 BEST QUALITY AVAILABLEHandout still dated 25/08/15 taken from CCTV issued by the Metropolitan Police of Zahera Tariq, 33, with her children Muhammad, 12, Amaar, 11, Safiyyah, nine and Aadid, four, at London City Airport. The missing mother and her four c

Missing mother and four children 'feared travelling to Syria'

First Great Western services will be hit by strike action

Bank holiday train services hit by strike action and engineering works

Steven Moffat has previously hit out at the Government's plans for the BBC

Doctor Who and Sherlock writer Moffat backs 'madly varied' BBC

New data suggests women earn more than men in their 20s, but the roles are reversed thereafter

Women 'earn £1,111 more than men' in their 20s

People look at floral tributes left on the Old Tollbridge near the A27 at Shoreham in West Sussex after last week's crash

Silent tribute for Shoreham crash victims

Rebekah Brooks will reportedly return to News Corp as chief executive of the UK division

Murdoch company executives could face corporate charges over phone hacking

32.9% of exam entries from fee-paying schools were awarded an A* grade this year, data from the Independent Schools Council shows

GCSEs 2015: Third of private school entries awarded top grade

Customers of HSBC did not receive payments into their accounts because of problems with the Bacs system

HSBC vows 275,000 payments hit by glitch processed by this morning

Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn is calling for investment in northern areas

Jeremy Corbyn seeks support from northern voters

The Foreign Office has raised concerns about Spanish incursions into UK waters off Gibraltar

UK concerns raised after Spanish customs vessel fires live rounds off Gibraltar

There is no escaping a hangover if you drink too much, say scientists

How do you avoid a hangover? Drink less alcohol

The Metropolitan Police has handed a "full file" of evidence to prosecutors relating to hacking at the News of the World

Murdoch company executives could face corporate charges over phone hacking

Scientists believe the "tissue-Velcro" system could be used to repair and re-build damaged heart muscle

Heart muscle repair role envisioned for living 'tissue-Velcro'

The migrants crisis has been described as "the worst since the Second World War"

Unaccompanied child asylum seekers level rises 46%

Australian pilot Paul Royle who took part in the mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during the Second World War that is remembered as the Great Escape (Gordon Royle via AP)

Briton now last survivor of wartime Great Escape after Aussie veteran dies

Tila Tequila has been removed from the Big Brother house

Tila Tequila removed from Celebrity Big Brother due to 'unacceptable' views

The Twitter account aims to keep people up to date on the Government's battle with IS

Twitter feed to document anti-Islamic State fight

Police at Cobham Services in Surrey where 27 suspected illegal immigrants were found inside a lorry (@bigwheeluk/Twitter/PA)

28 arrested after 'illegal immigrants' found in lorry at M25 service station

Natural England has granted a four-year licence for badger culling in Dorset

Brian May vows legal action over badger cull extension

Customers of HSBC did not receive payments into their accounts because of problems with the Bacs system

HSBC vows 275,000 payments hit by glitch processed by morning

Tony Brightwell has been named among at least 11 victims to have died when a Hawker Hunter jet crashed on the A27 (Family handout/PA)

Shoreham air disaster victim's fiancee tells of crash heartbreak

Tyler, The Creator was due to perform at the Leeds and Reading festivals (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

US rapper Tyler banned from the UK over 2009 lyrics

Judy Murray was voted off after eight weeks in last year's series

Judy Murray reveals Strictly Come Dancing favourites

Judy Murray said her son Andy's match against Nick Kyrgios in the US Open will be tough

Judy Murray: Andy faces tough US Open match against Nick Kyrgios

Harry Clarke was driving a bin lorry when it veered out of control last December in Glasgow, killing six people

Glasgow bin lorry crash driver Harry Clarke 'not lying or deceitful'

The six were held over alleged "distributed denial of service" attacks

Six teenagers held over cyber attacks

Chelsea Pensioner Patrick Teegan was jailed for 12 months for sexually assaulting a young woman in his room

Chelsea Pensioner jailed for sex assault on young woman

General Sir Richard Dannatt says Britain has an obligation to the Afghan interpreters who served with the army

Ex-Army chief urges Britons to back UK protection for Afghan interpreters

A horse-drawn hearse carries the coffin of Paul Massey who was shot at his Salford home

Armed police on stand-by at Paul Massey funeral in Salford

The BBC Two controller highlighted "human frailty" as she expressed sadness over Jeremy Clarkson's departure from the flagship show

Jeremy Clarkson Top Gear departure 'very sad': BBC Two chief

A neonatal unit in Cardiff has closed due to concerns over its infection control measures

Neonatal unit in Cardiff closed over infection control concerns

Heavy rain in August has helped make the summer wetter than average

Wet August brings curtain down on cooler-than-average summer

Scott Stammers was arrested in Thailand in September 2013

Briton faces jail over conspiring to import methamphetamine into US

Minesh Parbat has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving

Motorist jailed over 'horny' girlfriend's crash death

Anjem Choudary is charged with encouraging support for Islamic State

Anjem Choudary faces New Year trial on Islamic State support charge

Palmyra is listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site

Hi-tech plan to combat IS destruction of ancient sites

The scene of a fatal car crash in Branton, near Doncaster

Three arrests after car crashed into front garden and burst into flames

Sophie Lancaster was murdered because of her goth appearance

Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'

Half of Britons have never heard of newer radiotherapy technologies such as Cyberknife or Gammaknife, research suggests

Half of Britons 'unaware of advanced forms of radiotherapy'

The worst congestion will be on Friday evening, the AA predicted

Thunderstorms to make bank holiday weekend a washout

Airshows are going ahead despite the Shoreham disaster

Airshows alter schedules after Shoreham plane disaster

The Edinburgh International Television Festival was dominated by BBC debate

Edinburgh TV Festival comes to a close

Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham said councils should control the benefits budget.

Andy Burnham: Councils should control benefits budget

One billion people have used Facebook in a single day for the first time in the site's 11-year history.

Mark Zuckerberg hails Facebook's one billion visitors in single day

David Cameron with two of his new Tory peers, former minister William Hague and aide Kate Fall.

David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claims

New figures will confirm whether a key immigration measure is at record levels.

Record high net migration deals blow to PM's aims to reduce arrivals

The DWP was ordered to release the death statistics by the Information Commissioner.

Sickness benefit tests 'should be reviewed due to disturbing deaths data'

Lauren Mayberry of the Chvrches performs on the MTV stage during day one of the V Festival, at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex.

Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry condemns online trolls

Babies will be given the new meningitis B vaccine from September 1

Fever warning over new meningitis vaccine for babies

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