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Stuart Baggs was a contestant on The Apprentice in 2010 (BBC/PA)

Police probe after ex-Apprentice contestant Stuart Baggs found dead

The Communication Workers Union announced support for the Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership battle

Jeremy Corbyn backed by CWU and TSSA unions for Labour leader

The last photo taken of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko alive (Litvinenko Inquiry/PA)

Russia 'was involved in Alexander Litvinenko murder', inquiry told

Ukip leader Nigel Farage during a speech supporting the No campaign in the upcoming EU referendum

Ukip's Nigel Farage rallies No supporters ahead of EU referendum campaign

Pupils aged five to 11 were suspended 11,420 times for physical assault against an adult in state-funded primary schools in 2013/14

Fifty pupils a day suspended from school for assaulting an adult

James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond have signed a deal for a new motoring show with Amazon (Amazon/PA)

Jeremy Clarkson move from BBC to Amazon 'biplane to spaceship'

British Gas profits were £528 million for the first half of the year, figures show

Controversy over high energy prices as British Gas profits double

Liam Lyburd, who has been convicted of planning mass murder at his former college following a trial at Newcastle Crown Court

Teenager Liam Lyburd found guilty of college massacre plot

French police guard the perimeter security fence of the Eurotunnel site in Calais as migrants look for a way to get to the UK

Calais crisis: Kent 'struggling' to cope with surge in child asylum-seekers

Ai Weiwei has been an outspoken critic of the Chinese government

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei hits out at UK over six-month visa 'snub'

Ben Fellows has been found not guilty at the Old Bailey of perverting the course of justice after making a false claim that he was groped by Kenneth Clarke

Actor Ben Fellows cleared of perverting justice over Kenneth Clarke grope claim

Figures show how many priests have been defrocked

55 priests defrocked for sex abuse since 2001

The cost of motor insurance is being pushed up by a fresh wave of claims for personal injury, it is suggested

Personal injury claims 'pushing up motor insurance costs'

Tesco is revamping its self-service checkout machines to make them more customer-friendly

Tesco end "unexpected item" checkout alert with friendlier voice

Offenders released on licence can be recalled to custody if they commit a further crime or if there is a deterioration in their behaviour

Murderers and rapists among hundreds on run after breaking release conditions

Lincoln was the first city to ban the use of legal highs in public places in a bid to tackle anti-social behaviour

Pair fined in first prosecutions for flouting legal highs ban

Cecil the lion was killed in Zimbabwe (Andy Loveridge/Wildlife Conservation Research Unit/AP)

Ministers call for end to "barbaric hunting" after Cecil the lion killed

Donald Trump said that his US presidential campaign has been going 'really well'

Donald Trump 'expects' to win US presidential race

Peter Fankhauser believes Tunisia's tourist industry will recover from events in Sousse

Thomas Cook expects £39m hit after Tunisia terror attack and Greece debt crisis

Screen grabbed image taken from video issued by British Transport Police of a Robin Reliant crashing through a level crossing in Nottinghamshire (British Transport Police/PA)

Police hunt Robin Reliant driver who went on level crossing rampage

Royal Bank of Scotland took another 1.3 billion pound hit for banking scandal fines and warned of more charges to come

RBS posts losses of £153m after banking scandal fines

John Yuill and Lamara Bell lay for three days in a crashed car despite it being reported to police (Police Scotland/PA)

Funeral for undiscovered M9 crash victim John Yuill

Sir Cyril Smith was never prosecuted

Police probe into Sir Cyril Smith claims closed due to lack of evidence

Police are investigating the death of a boy in a London canal

Police face probe after boy, 17, dies in London canal

Some students will never be able to repay their loans, research suggests

Debt warning as university tuition fees tipped to rise to £10,000 a year

A decade in front of a TV screen is what is in store for the average person

Average person 'spends nearly a decade watching TV'

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK

Black men 'twice the risk of prostate cancer diagnosis than white men'

NSPCC chief Peter Wanless spoke of his dismay at the apparent discrepancies (NSPCC/PA)

Sarah's Law disclosure figures spark 'postcode lottery' fears

Anti-semitism is on the rise in many parts of the UK, the report found

Anti-semitic hate crimes soar in UK areas

Porn sites could be forced to introduce age verification measures

David Cameron warns porn websites to block under-18s or face legal curbs

Former One Direction star Zayn Malik tweeted a picture showing him signing a new record contract

Zayn Malik pledges to reveal 'real me' after record deal

The UK's increasingly ageing population will mean there will be fewer unpaid carers able to meet the demand in future, experts say

Experts issue end-of-life warning as shortage of unpaid carers expected

An increase in day surgery has saved the NHS around £2 billion, John Appleby of the King's Fund said

Rise in day surgery 'has saved NHS £2 billion'

A tax of around 70p per kilogram of sugar would "substantially reduce demand for sugar and sweets", according to a study.

Spoonful of sugar tax 'will help the medicine go down', health experts argue

The "five ways" discovery was made by scientists who studied samples of healthy and cancerous tissue from more than 250 men

Five genetically-different types of prostate cancer identified

Prime Minister David Cameron holds a press conference with his Vietnamese counterpart

David Cameron to raise Malaysia corruption claims

Prime Minister David Cameron is setting out a consultation plan on pension changes

David Cameron: Pension plan charges could be capped

Bramley apple pie filling now enjoys EU status as a registered local delicacy

Bramley apple pie filling gains EU recognition

Sir Peter O'Sullevan who has died aged 97

'Voice of Racing' Sir Peter O'Sullevan dies aged 97

The crash in Glasgow city centre three days before Christmas left six people dead

Glasgow bin lorry crash 'could have been avoided if driver declared blackout'

Jeremy Corbyn has received the backing of the trade union Unison for the leadership of the Labour Party

Unison backs Jeremy Corbyn for Labour leadership as poll gives him big lead

Total has been fined after a worker died at an oil refinery

Total fined £1.4m after fatal oil refinery explosion

The woman was arrested at Birmingham Airport

Woman travelling with children held at airport in Syria 'terror' probe

Mohammed Ali has been found guilty of trying to buy ricin after being inspired by the television series Breaking Bad

Computer geek faces long jail sentence over bid to buy deadly ricin poison

The lion, who was shot by an American dentist, pulled in a great deal of tourism

Zimbabwean pair in court over death of Cecil the lion

BT warned the issues could last into next week

Phone and internet problems for BT broadband customers

Peers and guests in the House of the Lords during the State Opening of Parliament

David Cameron plan for more Tory peers 'could cost taxpayers millions'

The Whitney-on-Wye toll bridge and cottage in Herefordshire has been put up for sale

Private tax-free toll bridge up for sale

Police were called after a boy was found unconscious in a pond

Boy, four, dies after being found unconscious in pond

Algerian terrorist Kamel Bourgass was convicted of plotting attacks in the UK using poisons, including ricin and cyanide, and bombs, as well as murdering police officer Stephen Oake, in Manchester in 2003 (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Terror prisoners' segregation was unlawful, rules Supreme Court

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