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Courteney Cox has admitted that she regrets succumbing to the pressure to look young in Hollywood

Courteney Cox regrets succumbing to Hollywood pressure to look young

Sharon Horgan will deliver the talk alongside Frankie Boyle

Sharon Horgan and Frankie Boyle to deliver Alternative MacTaggart Interview

Figures show North Sea revenue fell from £1.8 billion in 2014/15 to £60 million

Scottish deficit almost £15bn amid plunging oil revenues

Loans for house purchases slipped 5% to an 18-month low of 37,662 in July, figures show

Slump in mortgage approvals following Brexit vote

Dalian Atkinson, pictured during his playing days with Aston Villa, died after being Tasered

Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have three stops planned on their visit to Bedfordshire

William and Kate continue mental health mission with Luton visit

Mia Ayliffe-Chung has died after being stabbed at a backpackers' hostel in Australia (Tommy Martin/PA)

British woman dead after stabbing attack at Australian hostel

Rita King was shot dead at De La Mer House in Essex (De La Mer House/PA)

Pensioner to be sentenced for shooting dead wife at care home

Paddy Power Betfair chief executive Breon Corcoran said the company 'has sustained good momentum through a period of considerable change'

Paddy Power Betfair sees half-yearly profits rise to £136.4m

WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell

WPP growth strategy unaffected by Brexit as profits rise 15.8% to £690m

A post office is engulfed by rubble in Arcuata del Tronto, central Italy (AP)

British tourists feel Italy quake shocks

Margaret Thatcher lobbied hard with the Saudi royal family to win the contract

How Thatcher's Saudi stopover helped UK snatch arms deal from France

The new Great British Bake Off contestants

Nervy start for new faces as Great British Bake Off returns

Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith are vying for the position of leader of the Labour Party

Corbyn to outline NHS 'renationalisation' plan after Smith vow on Brexit trigger

Sir Cliff Richard said he is back to his best

I'm OK and back to my best, Sir Cliff tells fans

Detective Chief Superintendent Neil Malkin outside Hillsborough Stadium

Hillsborough disaster inquiry police seek 19 fans seen on CCTV footage

Laser pens can affect the vision of pilots

Aviation regulator calls for people found carrying laser pointers to be arrested

The ASI says the EU's catch quotas have resulted in 1.7 million tonnes of fish being thrown back into the sea each year

Brexit 'offers UK unique opportunity to reshape fishing industry'

Products should be labelled if they contain plastic microbeads, the committee said

Plastic microbeads in hygiene products should face outright ban by 2017, say MPs

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn walking past unoccupied seats in Coach F (Virgin Trains)

Train row: Virgin tycoon upset at Corbyn rail policy, says campaign boss

Commuters at Blackfriars station, London

Cost in calories to commuters revealed in new research

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley in the picking warehouse at the firm's headquarters in Shirebrook, Derbyshire

Pressure growing for independent review into practices at Sports Direct

The Duke of Cambridge during a British Forces Germany (BFG) military parade, during a visit to Dusseldorf.

William: Brexit will not weaken friendship between UK and Germany

Ofsted chairman David Hoare has quit after being attacked for comments he made about the Isle of Wight

Ofsted chief resigns after Isle of Wight 'inbreeding' jibe

A small number of prisons have in-cell telephones

Prisons watchdog backs social media pilot scheme for inmates

The road leading to the entrance of the Otterburn Training Camp in Northumberland

Soldier dies during live-firing exercise

Jalal Uddin was beaten to death in a children's playground in Rochdale (Greater Manchester Police/PA)

Muslim leader 'murdered by IS supporters for practising Islamic healing'

Owen Smith is challenging Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour leadership

Owen Smith puts economy at centre of his pitch for Labour leadership

Jeremy Corbyn will support bursaries for nurses

Jeremy Corbyn pledges NHS money will go to 'patients not contractors'

Jeremy Corbyn appearing to walk past empty seats in CCTV released by Virgin Trains

Train row: Virgin tycoon upset at Corbyn rail policy, says campaign boss

Former X Factor hopeful Katie Waissel has been evicted from this year's Celebrity Big Brother

Samantha Fox and Katie Waissel evicted from CBB house

BHS's former boss, Dominic Chappell, has been banned from driving for speeding

I'd struggle to afford taxis, ex-BHS boss tells court before getting driving ban

Then real-life prime minister Margaret Thatcher makes a guest appearance with Nigel Hawthorne (as Humphrey Appleby) and Paul Eddington (as fictional PM Jim Hacker) in a one-off Yes, Prime Minister sketch

Sir Antony Jay, co-writer of Yes Minister, dies aged 86

Badgers have been blamed for TB in cattle

Badger cull to tackle bovine TB 'to be extended'

Tesco will brand its fruit with a union flag in future, with the country of origin clearly displayed

Tesco criticised over removal of Scottish flag from packaging after complaints

A rare Ferrari 550 registration was stolen during a burglary

Rare Ferrari - thought to be one of only four made - stolen in burglary

Summer sunshine led to grocery sales rising in the 12 weeks to August 14

Summer sunshine encourages grocery sales acceleration

Yuusuf Warsame was killed in a grenade blast at an apartment in Sweden (Family handout/PA)

Sweden grenade death boy had just celebrated birthday, father says

A judge at the Family Division of the High Court in London has said a man embroiled in a legal battle over a farmhouse should be arrested

Judge calls for arrest of man embroiled in farmhouse legal battle

Experts warned of the worst bank holiday congestion on roads in a decade

'Carmageddon' looms with worst bank holiday congestion for years, say experts

Housebuilder Persimmon said customer interest since the vote to leave the EU remains encouraging

Persimmon profits soar 29% to £352m amid 'robust' customer interest post-Brexit

Ukip leadership-hopeful Lisa Duffy urged an apparent ban on face veils in public places

Ukip leadership contender in row over call for apparent face veils ban in public

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the figures show the importance of Scotland's relationship with the EU

Brexit 'to cost Scottish economy £11.2bn a year'

Rank Group chief Henry Birch said the Mecca Bingo owner remains in a strong financial position

Rank shrugs off Brexit hit to pound as profits rise 15% to £85.5m

Jason Statham and fiancee Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at the premiere of Mechanic: Resurrection (Invision/AP)

Jason Statham: How Olympic diving dream bellyflopped

A man was arrested on suspicion of murder

Murder probe after man found dead with head injuries

The attacker was reportedly carrying a sword

Man stabbed in car park 'sword attack'

The Transocean Winner drilling rig has been refloated after running aground on rocks

Oil rig towed off rocks on Lewis

The scheme has been criticised because the 25% government bonus on savings for a first home cannot be used towards the deposit

MPs to confront Chancellor over Help to Buy Isas

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