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An artist's impression of the Rosetta's lander Philae on the comet (European Space Agency)

European Space Agency prepares to crash probe into comet

Liam Fox said it was in the interests of EU countries not to erect tariffs

Post-Brexit free trade with EU will be possible, claims Liam Fox

An estimated 5,780 people living in the UK were 100 years old in the middle of 2015, according to the Office for National Statistics

Queen's 100th birthday messages may have risen by 50% in 10 years

Young women, aged 16 to 24, are suffering more than ever from mental health problems

'Very high rates' of anxiety and depression for young women

RAC Foundation calling for tougher clampdowns on drivers who use mobile phones at the wheel

Campaigners demand urgent action to cut number of people killed on roads

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe will remain in his post until February 2017

Metropolitan Police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to retire seven months early

The findings underscored the benefits of putting gender pay on an equal footing, researchers said

Narrowing gender salary gap 'could boost UK economy by more than £600bn'

Chancellor Philip Hammond said the scheme will close to new loans at the end of 2016

Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme to close, says Hammond

Bob Geldof delivering the keynote address at the One Young World Summit in Ottawa

Bob Geldof attacks Donald Trump and Boris Johnson at Canada summit

Checking out comparison websites on smartphone

Price comparison websites face review by competition watchdog

The car moments before it was steered into the barrier by police (Leicestershire Police/PA)

Traffic officer hailed for averting M1 tragedy after driver falls unconscious

West Yorkshire Police said the boy's death is not thought to be suspicious

Boy, 11, 'took his own life over bullying' three weeks after starting new school

Two-fifths of working age people do not have a decent savings buffer, says the Money Advice Service

16 million people of working age have less than £100 in savings, study shows

Chris Law is the SNP MP for Dundee West

Police probe third SNP MP over financial dealings

A University of Cambridge study looked at the use of police body cameras (North Wales Police/PA)

Police body cameras cut complaints against officers by 93%

Greenpeace analysed the top recipients of CAP subsidies in the UK for the first time.

UK aristocrats, billionaire and Saudi prince given EU farm subsidies

Thames Valley Police said parents should ensure their children walked to school in groups

Schoolgirl abducted from busy Oxford street and sexually assaulted

The number of people visiting Alton Towers is still being affected by the Smiler rollercoaster crash, owner Merlin Entertainments said

Alton Towers visitor numbers down as Merlin 'learns lessons' of Smiler crash

Rental prices are increasing to rise in the capital.

London's steep rents not Airbnb's fault, company boss says

JJ Abrams arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of Westworld (AP)

JJ Abrams defends sexual violence in Westworld

Danny Willett tees off during a practice session ahead of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club

Danny Willett says sorry after his brother provokes Ryder Cup backlash

Princess Beatrice and Holly Branson at the start of the Virgin Strive Challenge at the O2 Arena in London

Princess Beatrice will strive to complete Mount Etna charity challenge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge walk alongside the steam train in Carcross

William and Kate go off the rails in daredevil steam train adventure

Mary Robinson said developed nations should cut their consumption levels to help the fight against global warming

Mary Robinson suggests going vegan to reduce carbon footprint

Artist's impression of plans for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station

Deal signed for construction of £18bn Hinkley Point nuclear power station

Ben Emmerson QC has been suspended from duty from the national probe into child sex abuse

Call to Home Secretary over child abuse probe 'crisis' as top lawyer suspended

The think-tank criticised Theresa May's "silence" on her negotiating position for leaving the EU

Negotiating Brexit could cost £65m and require 520 more staff, think-tank warns

South East Coast Ambulance Service is the worst performing trust nationally for answering 999 calls within five seconds

Scandal-hit ambulance trust to be put into special measures

Chief Inspector of Probation Dame Glenys Stacey said the availability and range of provision in the community for women who offend is 'still inconsistent'

Lack of funds harming female offender rehabilitation efforts - report

Some painkillers have been linked to an increased risk of heart failure

Some painkillers 'increase the risk of developing heart failure'

Barnsley coach Tommy Wright has been suspended following the allegations in the Daily Telegraph

Barnsley suspend coach Tommy Wright over payment allegations

High blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, poor diet and a lack of exercise, all contribute to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, research shows

Most people have older 'heart age' than actual age, study reveals

A spending power report says 81 per cent of consumers are confident about job security

Four-fifths of consumers confident over job security, says spending power report

A committee of MPs says ministers are blatantly ignoring concerns about smart motorways

Ministers 'blatantly ignoring' smart motorways safety concerns, MPs warn

Rav Bansal wilted in botanical week

Baker leaves the tent after failure to blossom in floral challenge

A woman leaves flowers outside the Matalan store in Queen Street, Cardiff

Tributes paid after two Matalan workers found dead near Cardiff city centre shop

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at the MacBride Museum in Whitehorse

William and Kate use first joint tweet to sign virtual visitors' book

Rav Bansal wilted in botanical week

Baker leaves the tent after failure to blossom in floral challenge

A Supreme Court judgment fuelled a rise in liberty-restraining applications from places such as care homes

Liberty-depriving applications reach highest level ever

Junior doctors complained that Jeremy Hunt wrongly imposed the contract on NHS employers

Junior doctors urged to abandon industrial action after court ruling on contract

Study results showed an increase in support in England for the carrier bag charge since its introduction

Nine out of 10 shoppers using own bags since 5p charge introduced - study

Ben Emmerson QC has been suspended from duty from the national probe into child sex abuse

Child sex abuse probe lawyer read about his suspension on the internet

The figures concern households which fall into the 'homeless' category

Prime Minister warned as number of homeless hits record levels, figures reveal

Sam Allardyce speaks outside his home in Bolton where the former England manager told reporters he had made "an error of judgment", adding: "I have paid the consequences."

Sam Allardyce says he has "paid the consequences" for "error of judgment"

Police have arrested three teenagers over the incident

Third teenager held after video of boy being punched is posted on social media

Pippa Middleton is listed as the claimant in a case being heard at the High Court in London

Pippa Middleton 'has good reason to fear all iCloud information has been hacked'

The Lion King is one of the biggest animated films of all time with a lifetime global box office gross of £745 million

The Lion King live action reboot confirmed by Disney

Junior doctors protest outside Bristol Royal Infirmary during strike action in April 2016

BMA chief defends junior doctors over five-day strikes plan

Samantha Jefferies, from East Sussex, arrives at the High Court in London

Falklands veteran's widow who hopes to have his child wins embryos battle

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