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Holocaust memorial in Westminster is given go-ahead after inquiry
Controversial £100m education centre to be built next to parliament, but opponents may launch appeal

Harriet Sherwood

29, Jul, 2021 @12:22 PM

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Tory crime strategy will increase risk of major public disorder | Letters
Letters: Cllr Mark Blake says an enforcement approach to curb youth violence will fail, while Prof Saville Kushner says stop and search will undermine democratic policing. Plus letters from Mary Jones, TG Ashplant, Susan Ellery, Lynn Beudert and Christopher Reilly


28, Jul, 2021 @5:22 PM

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Can the RNLI save our soulless ministers? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Immigration policy | Empathy training | Names | Henry vacuum cleaners | Cool


28, Jul, 2021 @5:20 PM

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Revealed: Queen vetted 67 laws before Scottish parliament could pass them
Extent of arcane practice known as crown consent in Scotland has until now been unknown to the public

Severin Carrell, Rob Evans, Amy Hughes, and David Pegg

28, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Welsh slate landscape becomes UK’s newest world heritage site
Landscape surrounding Snowdonia in Gwynedd is 32nd site in UK to get prestigious global status

Caroline Davies

28, Jul, 2021 @2:11 PM

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Queen secretly lobbied Scottish ministers for climate law exemption
Monarch used secretive procedure to become only person in country not bound by a green energy rule

Rob Evans, Severin Carrell and David Pegg

28, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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UK royal yacht could cost taxpayer £50m more than initially said
Defence secretary says Britannia replacement would cost up to £250m at event to launch project

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

28, Jul, 2021 @9:48 AM

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RNLI hits out at ‘migrant taxi service’ accusations
Lifeboat charity says it is its moral and legal duty to rescue people at risk of dying as they cross Channel

Rachel Hall

27, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘Weird and gimmicky’: police chiefs condemn Boris Johnson’s crime plan
PM’s attempt to grip agenda flounders amid criticism he has ignored evidence on stop-and-search

Vikram Dodd and Jessica Elgot

27, Jul, 2021 @7:32 PM

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Ken Clarke criticised for showing ‘contempt’ at infected blood inquiry
Former health minister appeared irritated at detailed questioning of his role at time of 1980s scandal

Sarah Marsh

27, Jul, 2021 @6:44 PM

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What is Boris Johnson offering in his crime reduction plan?
Making stop and search easier is among proposals that police and critics doubt will do much to cut crime

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

27, Jul, 2021 @4:46 PM

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Hundreds of children abused while in care of Lambeth council, inquiry finds
Inquiry into child sexual abuse says abuse occurred over several decades on a scale ‘hard to comprehend’

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

27, Jul, 2021 @4:41 PM

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