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Work begins boring first HS2 tunnel under Chiltern Hills
Machine drills initial few metres on rail link that will connect London and Birmingham

Joanna Partridge

13, May, 2021 @4:59 PM

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Former Met officer who used position to aid criminal gang jailed
Kashif Mahmood sentenced to eight years for role in operation to seize money from criminal couriers

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

13, May, 2021 @4:43 PM

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Disposable barbecues banned in parts of Hampshire and Dorset
Move comes after campaign by New Forest national park authority in wake of fire in Wareham Forest last May

Patrick Barkham

13, May, 2021 @2:28 PM

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Police charge 29 men over child sexual exploitation in West Yorkshire
Alleged offences against female victim include rape, conspiracy to rape and indecent assault

Jessica Murray

13, May, 2021 @1:38 PM

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Boris Johnson to write letters of apology to Ballymurphy families
Northern Ireland secretary makes Commons apology, but families continue to insist PM should do so

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

13, May, 2021 @11:53 AM

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Man appears in court charged with murder of PCSO Julia James
Callum Wheeler appears via video link for short hearing and is given trial date in November

Caroline Davies

13, May, 2021 @10:27 AM

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Funeral venues in England still capping mourners, grieving mother says
Parent of stabbing victim Tai O’Donnell finds London venues restricting numbers of guests despite 17 May lockdown easing

Alexandra Topping

13, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Met officer stole drugs money in fake police raids, court hears
Kashif Mahmood awaits sentencing for patrol car robberies, directed by mastermind in Dubai

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

12, May, 2021 @6:54 PM

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UK ministers meet representatives of NI paramilitaries to discuss Brexit
Lord Frost and Brandon Lewis spoke with loyalist delegation this week about border check concerns

Lisa O'Carroll and Peter Walker

12, May, 2021 @6:19 PM

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Family mourn nine-year-old boy struck by lightning in Blackpool
Jordan Banks was ‘considerate, generous and so loving’ and had run 30 miles for charity

Alex Mistlin

12, May, 2021 @5:39 PM

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Aide who made bullying claims against Meghan to leave service of Cambridges
Ex-communications secretary for Sussexes alleged Meghan drove out two staff, which she denied

Caroline Davies

12, May, 2021 @5:37 PM

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Scottish pupils face ‘mental health crisis’ due to lack of exam support
Unions and young people urge incoming education secretary to take immediate action over ‘ghost exams’

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

12, May, 2021 @4:49 PM

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