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A baby's chance of developing schizophrenia in later life is higher if the mother smoked during  pregnancy, a study says

Increased schizophrenia link if mother smoked in pregnancy, study shows

The Ministry of Defence has been criticised by MPs over the way the controversial anti-malarial drug, Lariam, has been issued to troops on overseas operations.

MPs criticise MoD over use of malaria drug

There has been a five per cent fall in the number of roads policing officers, according to the RAC

Fall in number of full-time roads policing officers

Peter Filipovic faced serious delays to treatment and was eventually too ill to have surgery

Grandfather died from operable cancer when NHS trust seriously delayed treatment

Swing singer Wayne Woodward was the overall winner in the live semi-final of the ITV show.

Singer Wayne Woodward and sword stuntsman Alexandr Magala reach BGT final

David Cameron and Michael Gove will take part in EU referendum debates on the BBC

David Cameron and Michael Gove face EU Question Time - but not together

Boris Johnson dismissed Treasury forecasts of post-leave recession as "a hoax"

Government's warning on impact of Brexit a hoax, says Boris Johnson

Harriet Harman has written to Ofcom

Labour in plea for gender balance in media coverage of EU referendum

Chris Grayling took the Brexit message to Capitol Hill

Grayling urges US to 'stand aside' as UK reaches EU decision

Leaving the EU would hit equal pay, it is claimed

Brexit 'risks turning clock back decades on hard-won rights' for women

A new report suggests an increased risk of suicide in prison may be linked to staff shortages

Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides

Andy Burnham is to tell MPs that David Cameron's planned anti-extremism legislation will be counter-productive

David Cameron must win Muslim 'hearts and minds', Andy Burnham to say

Anti-fracking campaigners react outside County Hall, Northallerton, after councillors approved an application by UK firm Third Energy

Anger as council approves first UK fracking project in five years

David Cameron will argue that foreign travel will be more costly if the UK votes for Brexit

Family holidays to Europe 'to cost £230 more' after Brexit, PM says

Prime Minister David Cameron with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe during his recent visit to London.

David Cameron looking to world leaders to help drive for Remain vote

The poppies exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show

Gallows humour from the Queen as she is warned of plant's poisonous properties

Government representatives were questioned on a series of issues looking at their commitment to promoting and protecting the interests of children

UK's child mental health provision alarming, says UN committee

Mayka Kukucova appeared in front of a jury for the first time at the Ciudad de la Justicia in Malaga, charged with murdering Andrew Bush

Model describes moment millionaire ex died during violent struggle in Spain

Jean-Louis Cayrou arrives in court in Le Cours d'Assises de l'Aveyron in Rodez, France

French gardener brands British woman murder claims 'lies'

Boris Johnson dismissed Treasury forecasts of post-leave recession as "a hoax"

Government's warning on impact of Brexit a hoax, says Boris Johnson

Paul Wilson died after suffering an allergic reaction to peanuts in a takeaway curry (North Yorkshire Police/PA)

Restaurant boss jailed over allergy death 'threw it away in pursuit of profit'

Protesters will continue their fight against fracking

Protesters vow to keep on fight to prevent fracking in North Yorkshire

The result was met with boos and jeers from protesters who had gathered on the lawn outside County Hall, in Northallerton

Council gives green light for first UK fracking project in five years

Sir Philip Green faces a grilling from MPs

Sir Philip Green's Arcadia group 'was advised' of BHS buyer's bankruptcy issues

Emergency services at the scene where a coach burst into flames on the M6 (West Midlands Ambulance Service)

Pupils escape as coach bursts into flames on motorway

Switching off the mechanism had a dramatic effect on mice with normally lethal skin, prostate and breast cancers

Scientists use 'natural killer' cells in fight against cancer

William Hague and actress Angelina Jolie Pitt will continue to work together at the London School of Economics

Angelina Jolie Pitt takes professor role at London School of Economics

Pauline Watson and Moses John are missing (Northamptonshire County Council/PA)

High Court judge gravely concerned for 'vulnerable' missing boy Moses, 14

Demonstrators outside County Hall in Northallerton

Concerns over North Yorkshire being known as 'fracking capital of 'UK'

British Muslims have been sentenced at the Old Bailey in a case linked to the Islamic State in Syria

Prison for British Muslim convert who planned to bring up her children under IS

Fuel shortages have left some British motorists stranded in France, the AA said

Britons stranded in France as industrial dispute affects fuel supplies

Jennie Gray is accused of child cruelty

Ellie Butler murder accused father's 'bark worse than his bite'

Prime Minister David Cameron bought a used car for his wife Samantha from Witney Used Car Centre

Dealer who sold PM a £1,500 used car thought Cameron call was 'a wind-up'

Kate has praised the "amazing" work of the UK's hospices for children with life-limiting conditions.

Kate praises 'amazing and life-changing' work of children's hospices

The judge heard a girl was wearing clothes which had covert listening devices sewn into them

Listening devices stitched into girl's clothes, court told

Nicola Sturgeon was encouraged after holding a meeting with new London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Nicola Sturgeon 'pleased' after meeting with London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Madonna performs her tribute to Prince in front of a huge on screen image of the late star (Invision/AP)

Billboard Awards pay tribute to Prince as Adele scoops five prizes

Adele is already worth £85 million

Adele 'to sign £90 million Sony Music contract'

A single man has won a family court discrimination fight

Surrogacy legislation discriminates against single people, judge rules

The first all-night Tube services will begin in August

All-night Tube service to be launched on two lines in London on August 19

Ruth Davidson, right, announced on Twitter that she had proposed to Jen Wilson

Ruth Davidson gets engaged to long-term partner Jen Wilson

Tata's board is expected to draw up a short list of up to three bids before making a final decision

Tata Steel UK bids finalised ahead of Mumbai meeting

Two women were taken to hospital earlier this month after an adverse reaction to ecstasy pills believed to be MDMA tablets dubbed "Lego" (Greater Manchester Police/PA)

Police issue fresh ecstasy warning as boy, 16, fights for his life

Police on horseback on the pitch after the Scottish Cup Final Hampden Park

Rangers slam 'inadequate' security after Scottish Cup Final pitch clashes

Canterbury Cathedral

Relic of murdered archbishop Thomas Becket on England 'pilgrimage'

Ryanair is to cut fares in a bid to maintain market share as the airline industry has been hit by recent terror attacks

Ryanair to cut fares as profits soar 43% despite terror attack fears

Research has shown children in care are six times more likely to receive a police caution or be convicted of a crime

Children in care 'sucked into criminal justice system'

Axa's incoming chief executive Thomas Buberl says it 'makes no sense' to continue investing in the tobacco industry

Insurance giant Axa stubs out ties with tobacco industry

Surgeons at Southampton General Hospital are testing a drug based on a chemical found in broccoli to try to improve outcomes for stroke patients

Surgeons test stroke patients drug based on chemical in broccoli


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