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Gordon Anglesea ran a Home Office attendance centre in Wrexham, Mold Crown Court was told

Jury retires for second day in trial of ex-police chief accused of abusing boys

Baby Archie Joe Darby died and his older brothe, Daniel-Jay, was seriously injured in a dog attack in Colchester, Essex (Family handout/PA)

Dog grabbed baby from mother's arms and savaged him to death, inquest told

The ONS said public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, jumped by 14.5% - or £1.3 billion - in September

Government borrows higher-than-expected £10.6 billion

Online gamblers have complained about hard-to-win promotions and blocks on payouts

Competition watchdog to probe online gambling firms amid unfair treatment claims

A minute's silence is observed for the victims of the Aberfan disaster outside the Aberfan Memorial Gardens in the village in Wales, on the 50th anniversary of the tragedy

Aberfan disaster survivors weep on tragedy's 50th anniversary

Prime Minister Theresa May with European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker (AP)

PM's demands for full EU role before Brexit spark anger in Brussels

The Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov passes through the Strait of Dover

Royal Navy monitors Russian warships as they move through English Channel

Gary Lineker has hit back at criticism he received online after wading into the debate about child refugees

Migrant comments led to 'spanking', says BBC's Lineker, but won't cost job

Robert Courts makes his winner's speech in Witney

David Cameron congratulates new Witney MP after strong Lib Dem challenge

Britain's first nuclear-powered submarine HMS Dreadnought during a visit to Southampton

New nuclear-powered submarine to be named HMS Dreadnought

Sidonio Teixeira was attacked in prison workshop at HMP Long Lartin, Worcestershire.

Double killer due in court for sentencing on murder number three

The coffin of Munster Rugby head coach Anthony Foley is brought to repose in St Flannan's Church

Funeral to be held for rugby coach Anthony Foley

Andrew Marr had a stroke in January 2013, spending two months in hospital and undergoing extensive physiotherapy to help him walk

'Extremely concerning' figures suggest stroke patients being 'let down'

(left to right) Juliet Stevenson, Joely Richardson, Carey Mulligan and Vanessa Redgrave during a staged reading of the Dublin III regulation

Last Chance for child refugees as Government urged to act

Treasury Financial Secretary Jane Ellison says a new HMRC team has been formed to tackle the problem

Crackdown on firms which deny work rights to 'self employed'

Radio 1 DJs Greg James (left) Nick Grimshaw (second left), Clara Amfo (right) and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (centre) with inspirational young people at Kensington Palace, London, during a special reception ahead of BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards (BBC)

William and Kate hail teenage award winners as 'shining lights'

Phil Collins recently announced a comeback tour after changing his mind about retiring

Singer Phil Collins reveals Prince Charles's 40th birthday party request

Microsoft's results showed continued demand for cloud-based services

Microsoft reports better-than-expected quarterly results

Committee chairwoman Meg Hillier said the Cabinet Office must ensure the bodies 'are subject to consistent and effective oversight'

Call for more 'meaningful steps' to strengthen oversight of arm's-length bodies

Britain ranked 39 for youth health and well-being in the survey

Britain fourth best country in world to be young person, survey reveals

Internet Watch Foundation has removed more than a quarter of a million URLs since it was launched 20 years ago

Huge rise in child sex abuse images and videos being shared online

A serious sugary drink habit boosted the likelihood of having diabetes 10.5 times, scientists said

Drinking two sugary soft drinks a day doubles diabetes risk, research shows

Tom Cruise meets fans in Leicester Square

Tom Cruise gives rookie a masterclass in film

Mark Serwotka welcomed the move to end Concentrix's contract

Tax credit firm's contract 'to end early'

The couple married in 2014

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini divorced over husband's 'unreasonable behaviour'

Statisticians said the rise is thought to largely reflect factors other than an increase in actual levels of violence

Violent crime levels highest recorded under new logging system

Paul Gambaccini was speaking in Gibraltar.

Paul Gambaccini considering suing Met Police over sex abuse 'witch hunt'

The Defence Secretary was speaking at an international conference on waging war through advanced technology

Britain using cyber warfare in battle against IS, says Sir Michael Fallon

HMS Duncan sailed from Portsmouth on Tuesday to monitor the Kuznetsov task group

Theresa May condemns Russian 'aggression' as Royal Navy monitors warships

Sir Philip Green sold BHS for £1

MPs recommend former BHS owner Sir Philip Green is stripped of knighthood

Afia, at six months, with keeper Joanne Rudd at Bristol Zoo

Zoo's C-section baby gorilla meets fellow ape Romina for first time

Gorilla Kumbuka got out of his den at ZSL London Zoo

Gorilla Kumbuka 'guzzled five litres of squash' during London Zoo escape

Jamie Acourt is believed to be hiding from police in Spain (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Stephen Lawrence suspect thought to be hiding from drug charges in Spain

Prince Harry lays a wreath during the Metropolitan Police Service Annual Ceremony of Remembrance at the Metropolitan Police Training College in London

Tragic Met officers' families told: You do not mourn alone

Downing Street clarified that the Government was "categorically not reviewing whether or not students are included"

May rules out foreign students exemption from net migration figures

Scottish Constitution Secretary Derek Mackay will a copy of the draft Bill (Scottish Government/PA Wire)

Nicola Sturgeon publishes draft Bill for second Scottish independence vote

Sir Kevin did not personally benefit from hosting the events

Standards Committee chairman breached MPs' code of conduct

Gordon Semple's remains were discovered at a property on the Peabody Estate, south London, earlier this year

Case against man accused of strangling and dismembering police officer to open

Dozens of MPs have signed a motion calling for Sir Philip Green to lose his knighthood over the collapse of retailer BHS

Sir Philip Green hits back at Frank Field in BHS dispute

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the debate (Mark Ralston/Pool via AP)

Trump: I won't guarantee to accept election result

French president Francois Hollande arrives for the EU summit in Brussels (AP)

EU leaders vow to play hardball over Brexit

Jack Straw said he would not have ruled out the move when he was home secretary

Ex-home secretary Jack Straw backs age checks on migrants

Artist's impression of the Schiaparelli lander detaching from the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (European Space Agency/PA)

Missing Mars lander Schiaparelli may have ditched parachute too early

Mosques are likely to be the backbone of the new initiative.

Muslim leaders to launch anti-radicalisation scheme

Inadequate staffing levels are driving midwives to leave the NHS, according to a new report

Third of maternity units shut temporarily due to demand last year, poll reveals

The Government is to choose whether to expand airport capacity at Heathrow or Gatwick

Policy chief warned Cameron over Heathrow air quality plan

Former Coronation Street actress and Labour candidate Tracy Brabin is standing in Batley and Spen by-election

PM faces first election test as voters go to polls in David Cameron's old seat

The British Cardiovascular Society study found gaps in the care given to heart patients between 6pm and 8am on weekdays and over the weekend

Lack of out-of-hours care 'putting heart patients at risk'

A clinical trial on two groups of elderly people found those who followed an exercise programme saw a small improvement in overall thinking skills compared to those who did not exercise

Regular exercise 'could benefit people with early dementia'

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