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Beyonce during the MTV Video Music Awards

Queen Bey reigns supreme at the MTV Video Music Awards

It is the first time a tidal turbine system has delivered energy to the national grid

Tidal array energy system hailed as 'important step forward'

A United Airlines plane, as two pilots were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol

Pilots bailed after being charged with being under influence of alcohol

Joe Clarke, K1 Canoe Olympic gold medalist at the Rio games, in his canoe after being hoisted aloft for his home-coming parade in Stone, Staffordshire

Rio kayak gold medallist Joe Clarke floats on human tide during victory parade

Coffins are taken to hearses at the scene in Oakdene, Barconey, Ballyjamesduff in Cavan

Murder-suicide suspected after family of five found dead in house

The BMA says limits must be imposed to stop general practice being 'run into the ground'

GP appointments should be 15 minutes and no more than 25 a day - BMA

Emily Thornberry has launched a stinging attack on Labour's NEC

Emily Thornberry 'disgusted' at Labour bid to end Corbyn leadership

Migrants on the roof of a lorry along the A16 in Calais

Home Secretary to meet French minister amid border control and Jungle fears

Part of the new concourse at London Bridge railway station

New London Bridge station concourse won't meet demand in 50 years, says NR chief

Tom Blomfield, boss of challenger bank Monzo

Monzo boss warns major banks face ruin as they are swept away by new technology

Londoners enjoy the hot weather in Hyde Park

Sunny weather to continue as bookies slash odds of hottest August on record

Pokemon Go has reportedly led to hundreds of police incidents

Pokemon Go 'prompts hundreds of police incidents'

CCTV image issued by Surrey Police of a black modified VW Transporter in Redhill as officers investigate reports of a possible abduction of a young boy

Man arrested over probe into 'young boy taken away in van'

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is said to be aware of the possibility that a significant proportion of Church of England clergy will not accept a change in the Church's teaching

Church of England faces split as parishes discuss stance on homosexuality

Are you Being Served? returned to the BBC with a new cast

Are You Being Served? remake panned by viewers

A Mediterranean diet can treat heart disease better than cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins, experts claim

Mediterranean diet 'better at treating heart disease than statins'

Prime Minister Theresa May could use the royal prerogative to trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval

Plea to Leavers over People's Challenge to May's Brexit-without-Parliament move

Mr Justice Hayden analysed the girl's case at a hearing in the Family Division of the High Court in London.

Separated couple called daughter different names, court told

A Mediterranean diet can treat heart disease better than cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins, experts claim.

Meditrerranean diet 'better at treating heart disease than statins'

Dancers perform during the second and final day of the Notting Hill Carnival

Revellers throng streets but more than 300 arrests made at Notting Hill Carnival

Two 17-year-old males were arrested in the Greater Manchester area on suspicion of drugs offences and are being questioned by police

Teenager who died at Leeds Festival after taking drugs named

Police at the scene in Pagham, West Sussex, where they are in a stand-off with a 72-year-old man who is thought to have a gun

Armed police negotiate with 72-year-old 'gunman' in house siege

Jeremy Corbyn's consultation will look at measures to tackle the 'systematic disadvantage' faced by minorities in Britain

Labour to fight for diverse and united Britain, vows Jeremy Corbyn

The boundary review could be bad news for Labour.

'Gerrymandering' claim with Labour set to lose most seats under boundary review

HMS Daring will sail from Portsmouth on Friday to help protect US aircraft carriers engaged in bombing raids against IS targets in Iraq and Syria

HMS Daring heading to Persian Gulf to help in Islamic State fight

The tax burden on an average household over a lifetime has been estimated at £825,000

Tax burden on 'average household' will reach '£825,000' over a lifetime

The younger a child is, the more expensive the care

Number of nurseries going bust almost doubles in a year

Leicester has one station serving 342,627 people

Leicester tops 'least railway stations per population' poll

The English Channel viewed from Dover

Swimmer dies after being pulled from the water during cross-channel attempt

International Development Secretary Priti Patel will consider the national interest in making funding decisions

Labour warning that aid budget should not be used as 'slush fund'

There have been protests against the ban in the UK as well as France

'Hot-blooded' Tory MP wades into French burkinis row

Concerns were reportedly raised over the pilots before the 9am United Airlines UA162 flight from Glasgow to Newark

US flight pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport amid alcohol concerns

Performers were head over heels to be taking part in the Notting Hill Carnival in west London.

Children join the festivities at London's Notting Hill Carnival family day

All trains in and out of Waterloo were stopped for a while after a fire was reported nearby

London Waterloo train services start again after lines blocked as fire reported

Ttip brought out health campaigners who were against the partnership

EU-US trade deal talks have stalled, says German economy minister

Police on Camber Sands after the deaths of five men pulled from the sea on the hottest day of the year

Camber Sands search called off after swimmer found safe and well

The group's supporters include former Tory minister Anna Soubry

Pro-EU Open Britain movement calls on PM to secure 'best possible relationship'

Mia Ayliffe-Chung died after being stabbed at a backpackers' hostel in Australia (Tommy Martin/PA)

Family 'immensely proud' of man who tried to save stabbed British backpacker

The Bank of England's chief economist has claimed property is a better option for retirement investment than pensions

Property trumps pension as retirement investment, economist claims

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, welcomes Nigel Farage at the rally in Jackson, Mississippi (AP)

Nigel Farage says 'Trump was my warm-up' and draws Reagan parallel

Lord Janner is alleged to have abused youngsters over a period spanning more than 30 years

Lord Janner abuse claims should be heard in court first - family

The coronet could be exported unless a UK buyer can be found (Department for Culture Media and Sport/PA)

Queen Victoria coronet could go overseas without UK buyer

Emily Middlemas auditions for The X Factor (ITV)

Back to the future as 2014 hopeful has another crack at The X Factor

Artist's impression issued by EDF of plans for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station

EDF boss Vincent de Rivaz 'confident' in Hinkley Point project

The scene on the M20 motorway after the lorry hit a motorway footbridge, causing it to collapse

Both M20 carriageways reopened to traffic a day after bridge collapse

BHS has ceased trading

BHS disappears from the high street as remaining stores close down

John McDonnell called Sir Richard Branson a 'tax exile who thinks he can try and intervene and undermine our democracy'

Corbyn ally calls for Sir Richard Branson and Sir Philip Green to lose titles

Theresa May will discuss Brexit with ministers at Chequers

Theresa May summons ministers to Chequers to discuss Brexit

A new tax is needed to fund the NHS and social care system, Dan Poulter says

Ex-minister calls for new tax to fund NHS and social care system


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