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The Duchess of Cornwall with Sophie Turner, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Evans and Helen George as she joined the judging panel for the 500 Words competition

Celebrities to join Duchess of Cornwall for 500 Words creative writing final

Calvin Harris has pulled out of two Las Vegas shows as he recovers from injuries he suffered in a car accident

Calvin Harris cancels shows as he recovers from car crash injuries

Mayka Kukucova has been on trial over the killing of British millionaire Andrew Bush.

Jury to decide in trial of model who killed UK millionaire in Spain

Police Scotland said they were treating the death as unexplained

School shocked by death of girl, 14, who fell ill during PE lesson

Artist's impression of the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station (EDF/PA)

French unions deliver new blow to Hinkley Point nuclear power scheme

Asthma is one of the lung conditions mentioned in the report

'Systemic neglect of lung disease' in NHS structures

Nearly 90 per cent of EU workers in the UK would face losing jobs in the event of Brexit, a study found

Study finds nearly 90% of EU workers would lose UK jobs in event of Brexit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has been urged to to visit Britain to see how it has been "damaged" by the EU

Come and see how UK has been damaged by EU, Boris tells Juncker

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, right, and former Labour leader Ed Miliband

Ed Miliband and Jeremy Corbyn join forces in battle against Brexit

The scene near Koh Samui in Thailand after a British woman died in a speedboat accident (Nalinee Siriked)

Thailand speedboat accident kills Briton while another is missing

Andrew Tosh, of Stirling Street, Dundee, sexually assaulted a female cabin crew member (Sussex Police / PA)

Hundreds arrested by airport police for drink offences

David Cameron told the G7 summit in Japan that the UK was ready to take an "active leadership role" in building the capacity of Libya's coastguard (AP)

It is in Britain's interest to support Libyan government insists David Cameron

David Cameron and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe at the G7 summit in Japan (AP)

'Listen to our friends' when deciding how to vote urges David Cameron

Around two-thirds of trials in the Crown Court were delayed or did not go ahead at all, according to the committee

'Rapid and significant' criminal justice system improvements sought for victims

The G7 summit is taking place in Japan (AP)

Brexit would be 'serious risk to growth', G7 leaders warn

Consumers still have doubts about the health of the economy, a report suggests

Consumer confidence in economy 'way below' last year, report says

Jaguar Land Rover manager Andrew Nay, 39, who left two young sisters paralysed after smashing his company 4x4 into their father's car during a road rage chase

Driver 'left sisters paralysed after crashing into car during road rage chase'

Mark Manning has been missing for two years

Man charged with preventing lawful burial after human remains found

The judges on Britain's Got Talent were impressed (Syco/Thames)

Impressionist Craig Ball reaches Britain's Got Talent final

The Brain family meet with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in Edinburgh to discuss their case

Family hope 'common sense will prevail' as they fight deportation

An activist for the Vote Remain campaign dressed in a gorilla suit ahead of a visit by Boris Johnson in Winchester, as part of his tour on the Vote Leave campaign bus.

Gorilla suit man allegedly punched at referendum rally attended by Boris Johnson

Messages between members of the BMA junior doctors' committee show heated talks over how to win the dispute with the Government

Leaks show doctors' leaders aimed to tie Government 'in knots' over contract row

The scene near Koh Samui in Thailand after a British woman died in a speedboat accident (Nalinee Siriked/PA)

Briton dies and another missing in Thailand speedboat accident

David Cameron reviews a guard of honour as he arrives in Japan for the G7 summit (AP)

European Union and Japan give green light for trade deal

The immigration figures have come under particular scrutiny ahead of the EU referendum

EU net migration equals record high of 184,000

A crackdown by exams regulator Ofqual means pupils will find it harder to get their marks changed

Exam regulator announces crackdown on marking appeals

Lieutenant General Mark Carleton-Smith has warned that hard-line Islamist extremists aligned to al Qaida may be plotting to use Syria as a springboard to mount a new wave of terror attacks. (MoD / PA)

Senior MoD commander warns of al Qaida-linked extremists' 'ambitions' in Syria

Leona Lewis will star in Cats on Broadway

Leona Lewis replaces Nicole Scherzinger in Cats on Broadway

Lord Justice Pitchford is chairman of an inquiry into secret policing tactics

Witnesses at undercover policing probe 'should not face prosecution threat'

Mike Ashley has been refusing to appear before the committee

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley told to appear before MPs on June 7

Rickshaw drivers will be forced to charge reasonable fares under new proposals

Government cracks down on rickshaw rip-offs

Business Secretary Sajid Javid ordered a review of secondary ticketing

Ticket websites 'must do more to help consumers identify touts'

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Riders evacuated from new theme park rollercoaster

Ozzy Osbourne launches a Midland Metro tram bearing his name, on a newly-opened route in Birmingham city centre

Ozzy Osbourne crazy about new tram named in his honour

Sir Terence Etherton has been appointed as the next Master of the Rolls

Ex-Olympic fencer Sir Terence Etherton to become Master of the Rolls

Former Northumbria Police legal head Denise Aubrey was accused breaching confidentiality over alleged affairs

Police legal chief accused of breaching confidentiality over alleged affairs

Nick Robertson sold 1.3 million shares to help pay his ex-wife £70 million following a High Court divorce battle (Asos/PA)

Asos co-founder sells £46 million worth of shares to fund divorce settlement

Lord Collins said two-thirds of homes in The Tower are in foreign ownership, while a quarter are held through secretive offshore companies

The Tower a monument to corruption, says Labour peer Lord Collins

Home Secretary Theresa May said the inquiry into Sharia law is under way

Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities

Pulse magazine said some GP practices have reported being sent the wrong patient records or those of patients who have died

Data watchdog probe as patient records go missing in transit

Three-quarters of hospitals had a backlog for radiology, which includes MRI scans

230,000 waiting more than a month for radiology test results, study finds

Chris Evans says he is "genuinely excited" about being on Top Gear

Interest in new Top Gear 'the perfect storm', says Chris Evans

The rally has been sparked by supply disruptions following fires in Canada (AP)

Oil prices back above 50-dollar mark as Brent crude bounces back

An ambulance was called to Manchester Airport shortly before 7.50am on Thursday

Boy, four, injured after hoarding falls at Manchester Airport

Jamar Walker, 15,  from Handsworth, Birmingham, who died in hospital in December after being stabbed near a pub in Raglan Road, Smethwick, West Midlands. His mother has urged witnesses to help detectives bring his killer to justice.

Mother of murdered Jamar Walker, 15, urges witnesses to come forward

 Sian Williams said she was diagnosed with breast cancer the week after her 50th birthday

Sian Williams has a double mastectomy after breast cancer diagnosis

Southern says train conductors have called in sick more than 1,000 times in a month

RMT union demands Southern executives' sickness records amid staff dispute

Joanna Dennehy was given a whole-life sentence for murdering three men and stabbing two more (Cambridgeshire Police/PA)

Serial killer Joanna Dennehy loses High Court human rights damages fight

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, pictured in January at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala (AP)

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard in marriage split after just 15 months


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