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Resolution Foundation say the Budget paints a bleak outlook

The Resolution Foundation has issued a stark warning about living standards in Britain following the Chancellors Budget speech.

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Union fears a sting in the tail over NHS pay promise

The government has shifted on NHS pay, but unions are warning that there could still be a sting in the tail and that health care workers are not out of the woods yet.

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"The people have spoken," says Zimbabwe's new leader

Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering that the country is entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president.

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Inquest hearing into Manchester Arena deaths delayed

A pre-inquest hearing into the deaths of 22 people in the Manchester Arena bombing has been delayed due to the ongoing police investigation.

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Flash floods hit England and North Wales

Emergency services say they've been called out to hundreds of reports of flooding through the night with Lancashire and North Wales the worst affected areas.

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British Gas to scrap standard variable tariffs

The company says the controversial energy bills will end by April next year

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Workers £5,000 worse off by 2020 - Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn unveils new research which says the Government's 'failure on wages' could leave over three million of the lowest paid workers £5,000 worse off by 2020.

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Scotland to bring in minimum alcohol price

Scotland is to become one of the first countries in the world to introduce minimum alcohol pricing.

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Talk Talk counts cost of fixed-price deals

TalkTalk spooked investors with a profit warning and slashed dividend saying it had added 26,000 customers to its fixed price broadband plans in the second quarter.

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Late Aussie rally restricts England

Australia fought back with two late wickets to restrict England to 196 for four after day one of the first Ashes Test.

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Chelsea reach Champions League knockout stage

Chelsea breezed into the last 16 of the Champions League after a 4-0 win over 10-man Qarabag.

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United still not certain of last 16 place

Manchester United missed a chance to reach the Champions League knockout stages with a match to spare after a 1-0 defeat at Basel.

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Ball passed fit to make Ashes debut

England paceman Jake Ball has been preferred to Craig Overton to be England's fourth seamer in the series-opening Ashes test in Brisbane.

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Bob Geldof hands back freedom of Dublin in protest

Sir Bob Geldof has returned his 'Freedom of the City of Dublin' award saying he could not continue to hold the honour with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Spacey film cut from Hollywood Film Festival

"All the Money in the World," about the 1973 kidnapping of teenager John Paul Getty III

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Netflix cuts ties with Spacey

Netflix has severed ties with Kevin Spacey, the lead in its popular drama "House of Cards," after a number of allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Music legend Fats Domino dies

Fats Domino, who had hits such as "Blueberry Hill" and "Blue Monday," has died at the age of 89.

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