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Former Bond actor George Lazenby has backed Idris Elba to be the next person to play the secret agent

George Lazenby backs Idris Elba to be next James Bond

Leicester fans have an agonising wait to see if they can clinch the title

Foxes' fans face agonising wait to see if Leicester lift Premier League title

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A form of ecstasy known as MasterCard because the pills are shaped like the logo (Greater Manchester Police/PA)

Warning over 'MasterCard' ecstasy pills after teenager's death

Sir Philip Green and his wife Tina have been asked to give evidence to Commons committees

Sir Philip Green faces grilling by MPs over BHS dividend payments

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Dr Craig Wright, the man claiming to be the inventor of Bitcoin (handout picture/PA)

Bitcoin inventor reveals his identity

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Gerry Adams said those criticising his tweets either did not understand them or were misrepresenting them

Gerry Adams defends using N-word in tweet about Django Unchained

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An audit of 9,000 dying patients found that one in five families were not informed of the plans

Do not resuscitate orders 'being imposed without consent of families'

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The chief inspector of prisons has warned over the impact of synthetic cannabis in jails

Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons

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Kit Harington plays Jon Snow in Game of Thrones

True fate of Game of Thrones favourite Jon Snow revealed

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the UK is commited to targeting terrorism around the world

British troops arrive in Somalia to help tackle threat from militants

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Maxine Peake is a strong supporter of Jeremy Corbyn

Livingstone's comments were not anti-Semitic, says actress Maxine Peake

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Nangyalai Dawoodzai is understood to have worked for the British Army in Afghanistan for three years before he fled, fearing for his life

Government criticised following 'suicide' of war translator facing deportation

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Travellers will experience mixed weather conditions as their Bank Holiday long weekend nears its end

Mixed weather picture for bank holiday travellers

Harry is the driving force behind the Invictus Games

Harry already ahead of the Games as he plugs third Invictus meeting

Chris Evans has spoken about his Top Gear predecessor Jeremy Clarkson to GQ magazine

Jeremy Clarkson's firing for fracas after other incidents bizarre - Chris Evans

Citizens Advice warned that pregnant women and new mothers undergo increasing levels of unfair treatment at work

Rising unfair work treatment against pregnant women, warns Citizens Advice

Former Labour leader Ed Miliband.

Ed Miliband in cross-party push to show Brexit will damage environment

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Screen grabbed image taken from the Facebook page of Ilyas Aziz, who has been suspended by Labour over social media posts

Labour suspends councillor over Israel comments

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Business Secretary Sajid Javid is setting out proposals to make tipping fairer

Unions hail new plans to make sure workers receive tips in full

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James Goodfellow is the inventor of personal identification number technology (Family handout/PA)

PIN man hails 'eureka moment' 50 years ago

David Cameron has admitted he is not quite so close to Boris Johnson as he was previously

EU debate 'has strained Cameron's friendship with Johnson'

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Princess Charlotte taken by the Duchess at Anmer Hall in Norfolk (HRH The Duchess of Cambridge/PA)

Charlotte taking baby steps in pictures marking her first birthday

Flood damage to Tadcaster Bridge

Flood-affected businesses back on feet after wrath of Desmond and Eva

One in 17 of those polled claiming they "couldn't be bothered" to be more active

Half of Britons 'unwilling to take a 20-minute walk'

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The patient is being treated for injuries sustained in a riding accident

Woman hurt in riding accident to fly home after £30,000 raised in online appeal

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon wants independence for Scotland

Sturgeon: Second vote on independence 'more likely than not'

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Sir Phillip Green's wife, Tina, will be quizzed by MPs

Sir Philip Green's wife to be quizzed by MPs over BHS collapse

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Iain Stuart, from Laurencekirk in Aberdeenshire, who was one of 13 people to die when a Super Puma helicopter crashed

Family 'heartbroken' by death of Briton in Norway helicopter crash

The baby's parents were stuck in congestion on the M42

Baby Tommy born on hard shoulder of M42 motorway after police answer call

Ukip leader Nigel Farage wants the UK to leave the EU

Australia 'would welcome UK staying in the EU'

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn joins thousands of people at a May Day rally in central London

Jeremy Corbyn announces initiative to advance workplace rights

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn joins thousands of people in Clerkenwell Green, central London, to celebrate workers' achievements at a May Day rally

Labour is 'united' in fighting anti-Semitism, Corbyn insists

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Sir Hugh Orde said the way historic cases were dealt with should be reviewed

Focus on historic child sex cases is back to front, says ex police chief

Barack Obama met Prince George in his pyjamas

Prince George's pyjamas greeting was 'slap in the face', jokes Barack Obama

The fictional storyline in The Archers has provoked controversy

Court officials praise The Archers abuse plotline as 'intelligent and real'

The plane was intercepted by Hungarian fighter jets

Fighter jets intercept British Airways flight over Hungary

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Archers domestic drama raises family court issues

Steady manufacturing output and a comeback for consumer services saw a boost in private sector growth, says the CBI

Private sector growth improved in first quarter of year, reports CBI

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The Court of Protection heard that the man wanted to be in a hospital closer to home and was refusing medication

Man refusing treatment in bid for hospital care closer to home

Jasmine Elcock, 14, moved Ant and judge Alesha Dixon to tears on Britain's Got Talent (SYCO/THAMES TV/PA Wire)

Golden buzzer sees Jasmine through Britain's Got Talent audition

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been heavily criticised

Jeremy Hunt 'not fit to wear' an NHS badge, says consultant

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Princess Charlotte taken by the Duchess at Anmer Hall in Norfolk (HRH The Duchess of Cambridge/PA)

Life's a stroll for birthday girl Princess Charlotte

The BBC could be forced to air popular shows like Strictly Come Dancing at non-peak viewing times under the charter review, according to reports

BBC competitive scheduling bar 'being mulled by Government in charter review'

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Storm clouds gather at Granby in the Vale of Belvoir, Nottinghamshire, as Britain looks set for a wet bank holiday

Washout bank holiday feared as heavy rain crosses UK

Two new portraits of the Duchess of Cambridge on display at the National Portrait Gallery in London

Duchess of Cambridge portrait photos go on public display

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Advice on which tourist hotspots allow drones is available on a new website

Drone flyers can navigate new website to find which tourist spots allow them

Peggy Mitchell, played by Dame Barbara Windsor, returns to Albert Square (Jack Barnes/BBC/PA Wire)

Dame Barbara Windsor set to bow out as Peggy Mitchell in EastEnders

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Storm clouds gather at Granby in the Vale of Belvoir, Nottinghamshire, as Britain looks set for a wet bank holiday

Washout bank holiday feared as heavy rain crosses UK

The RAF has been targeting Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria

Nearly 1,000 Daesh extremists killed in RAF strikes over 18 months, MoD says

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