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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walk through the Great Bear Rainforest in Bella Bella

William and Kate charm the Heiltsuk Nation in remote Canada rainforest

Southwark Crown Court heard of lavish spending with the card

'Banker bribed with sex parties cash in exchange for loans'

Britain voted to leave the EU

Iain Duncan Smith clashes with George Osborne over how to implement Brexit

A legal assessment has concluded that the decisions not to bring sex assault charges against Sir Cliff Richard were correct

Sir Cliff Richard 'obviously pleased' as ruling on sex assault charges upheld

Experts said that the NHS has reached a "tipping point"

NHS facing a 'tsunami' of patients in A&E departments, experts warn

Boris Johnson is on a charm offensive

Boris Johnson uses washing machine diplomacy in Turkish charm offensive

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shakes hands with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton following the presidential debate at Hofstra University (AP)

Hillary Clinton uses TV debate to attack Donald Trump's 'racist behaviour'

The Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers

Alton Towers fined £5m for Smiler crash after 'catastrophic' safety breach

Michael Fallon said Nato must remain the cornerstone of Britain's defence

Defence Secretary 'will continue to oppose EU army plan'

Sir Terry Wogan was being remembered at a service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey

Sir Terry Wogan hailed as broadcaster for all time at thanksgiving service

Forecasts for the UK economy after the Brexit vote vary, the WTO said

Trade body predicts 'growth slowdown but not outright recession' for UK in 2017

Mark Boleat reiterated the importance for the Square Mile's financial institutions to retain passporting rights

Government urged to redouble efforts to maintain access to single market

Flowers left at Russell Square tube station, London, as Britain remembered the July 7 bombings

Disillusion with politics is fuelling extremism, young Muslim leader warns

South Yorkshire Police officers search an olive grove on the Greek island of Kos, close to where toddler Ben Needham went missing 25 years ago

Fabric found in Kos search for missing Ben Needham

British YouTube personality Calum McSwiggan posted a picture to Instagram after he was arrested (Calum McSwiggan/PA)

YouTube star Calum McSwiggan denies lying to police over LA assault claim

There was widespread damage in Ballater, Aberdeenshire, caused by flooding last winter

Queen to visit Ballater residents hit by Storm Frank floods

A bee on a Manuka bush

Manuka honey hailed for ability to keep medical devices free from infection

The London Mayor stopped short of a full endorsement of Jeremy Corbyn

Sadiq Khan: Labour must be in power to improve lives

Sam Allardyce at England's game against Slovakia in Trnava

England manager Sam Allardyce 'filmed giving advice on getting around FA rules'

While the scientists are stressing they have found evidence but not proof, no other natural phenomenon is known that can explain the results

Hubble spots 'water vapour plumes' erupting from Jupiter's moon Europa

HMRC was rebuked for not achieving good value for money in early bids to help other countries improve tax collection

Government aid programme attacked over value for money in overseas schemes

Plymouth re-branded itself 'Britain's Ocean City'

English tourism forecast to outgrow general economy for 10 years

Prisoners found it easier to get banned sustances than clothes or bedsheets, the report found

'Easier for inmates to get illegal drugs than clothes or sheets' in HMP Bedford

Top children's doctors expressed concern that one in 20 premature babies are not having their temperature recorded in a timely manner

Children's doctors concern over number of premature babies at hypothermia risk

Almost one in 10 parents said their child has been involved in a cyberbullying incident

Campaigners warn of cyberbullying rise at start of new school year

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to address the Institute of Directors' annual convention in London's Royal Albert Hall

Nicola Sturgeon urges UK Government to reverse austerity after Brexit vote

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union will walk out on October 3

Virgin Trains East Coast workers to strike on October 3

Commuters are collecting money to fund a legal review

Passengers backing legal review against Southern Railway franchise deal

Monarch said it was 'trading well' and expected to make £40 million before tax and other deductions by the end of the financial year to October

Monarch Airlines takeover speculation amid claims of market turbulence

Michael Bancroft leaves Southwark Crown Court in London, where he is charged with conspiracy to corrupt, fraudulent trading and conspiracy to conceal criminal property in connection with a £245 million loan scam

Bankers and consultants 'participated in £245m loans scam'

The Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers

Alton Towers Smiler rollercoaster crash 'like 90mph car accident'

A view of the scene in Kos, Greece, as officers from South Yorkshire police start excavations in relation to the missing toddler Ben Needham

New search begins for missing toddler Ben Needham on island of Kos

Boris Johnson triggered a furious response from Moscow after saying Russian forces may be guilty of war crimes in Syria

Sanctions against Russia should be considered, says Johnson

The leaders of Slovakia and the Czech Republic have spoken out over Brexit

Britain 'must accept EU citizens' right to work in UK for single market access'

Francois Hollande said Britain must be involved in the 'humanitarian effort' that France is undertaking

MPs hit back at French president over criticism of UK stance on Calais migrants

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (left) stops for a selfie as he arrives for the second day of the Labour Party conference in Liverpool.

Unions embrace John McDonnell's pitch for socialism at Labour conference

Aldi is to refurbish more than 100 stores in 2017

Aldi to preserve 'significant price advantage' amid record sales of £7.7bn

Sainsbury's said it will peddle a new 'on-demand, one-hour, grocery delivery service' across thousands of SW postcodes in central London from Wednesday

Sainsbury's turns back the clock to offer cycle delivery service

D&D London chief executive Des Gunewardena with MP Elizabeth Truss and Celebrity chef Ravinder Bhogal at the launch of South Place Hotel in London

D&D London savours record restaurant profits despite Brexit challenges

Companies are considering their options in the wake of the Brexit vote

'Contingency planning' as bosses consider HQ shift after Brexit vote

Individuals and groups urge Education Secretary Justine Greening to scrap plans to collect the data on every child aged two to 19 in England

Parents urged to boycott schools' country of birth requests

Marc Anwar asked for forgiveness

Police 'hate crime' probe after Corrie sacks Marc Anwar for Twitter comments

Matt LeBlanc (left) and rally driver Ken Block (right) during filming of the BBC's Top Gear

Matt LeBlanc signs new deal with BBC to stay in Top Gear driving seat

A 35-year-old man was arrested by police investigating claims that the Duchess of Cambridge sister's iCloud account was hacked.

Man bailed over claims Pippa Middleton's account was hacked

Paula Sherriff is the Labour MP for Dewsbury

Man to be sentenced over affray at MP's office

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive by seaplane in Vancouver Harbour

Views mesmerise William and Kate on sea plane trip

Phase I trials are designed to assess the potential of new treatments that have never before been tested on humans and tend to focus on safety rather than effectiveness.

Cancer patients in early trials of treatments may have unrealistic expectations

Traditional culture methods take two to three days to identify bacteria and test their drug resistance from a urine sample

Hopes quicker urinary infection test will help fight against resistant superbugs

Lord Mayor of London Jeffrey Mountevans and the Prince of Wales attend National Police Memorial Day

Officer attacks politicians over funding cuts and 'hollow' praise

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