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The first freight train service from China to the UK arrives at DB Cargo's rail freight terminal in Barking

Freight train completes marathon journey from Chinese city to London

The jobless total was 1.6 million in the quarter to November

Jobless total falls to lowest since early 2006

A man holds a placard as anti-war protesters mount a Free Bradley Manning demonstration

Chelsea Manning's family welcome imminent release of whistleblower

The Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, where 30 Britons were killed in an attack by extremist Seifeddine Rezgui in June 2015

Tunisia holiday firms 'did not want to scare tourists with army of police'

Lord Janner's son Daniel Janner QC gives a statement outside the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse's headquarters

Lord Janner's inclusion in child sex abuse probe condemned by family

Home Secretary Amber Rudd unveiled the Community Sponsorship initiative in July

Two families resettled in refugee sponsorship scheme launched in July

Many households believe their financial situation will worsen over the next few months

Household finances still feeling the squeeze, figures show

It was another record-breaking year for the Earth, weather wise

2016 the hottest year on record across the world, weather experts say

Theresa May denied the Brexit plan she unveiled on Tuesday was based on threats

Boris Johnson triggers Brexit talks row with 'punishment beatings' remark

The Madame Berthe mouse lemur is one of the threatened species

'11th hour' in struggle to prevent 'mass extinctions' of primates

Keith Boots is on trial at Leeds Crown Court with his son Ashley Boots and a third defendant, Ian Mitchell

'Warehouse of controlled drugs' found at police inspector's home, court told

16-year-old Leonne Weeks's body was found with multiple stab wounds in Dinnington. (South Yorkshire Police/PA)

Stab attack victim Leonne 'our beautiful daughter and sister', family says

An online petition was signed by more than 3,000 people calling for Dr Salter's dismissal

University sorry for failure to suspend lecturer who attacked ex-student partner

Justine Greening, minister for equality, said the wage gap "opened up" once female workers started a family

Government told to remedy civil service gender pay gap before lecturing others

Summer Zervos is suing President-elect Donald Trump, who takes office on Friday, for defamation after he dismissed her allegations as false.

Trump assault claims woman files defamation lawsuit against president-elect

John Fallon said Pearson is taking "more radical action" to accelerate the shift to digital models

Pearson shares plunge after profit warning

The mobile phone firm overcharged nearly 40,000 customers around £250,000 by breaking a 'fundamental billing rule'

EE fined £2.7m for overcharging 40,000 customers

Doug Paulley, centre, from Wetherby, West Yorkshire, outside the Supreme Court in London

Disabled campaigner hails 'significant cultural change' after court ruling

The announcement was made ahead of fresh talks between the two sides aimed at resolving a dispute over driver-only trains

Southern Railway to restore full timetable next week

A beach in Gambia ( University of Brighton/PA)

Thousands of Britons to be flown home from Gambia amid political unrest

Mr Kipling cakes firm Premier Foods said group sales fell by 1% in the third quarter despite strong December trading

Premier Foods warns on profits and unveils cost-cutting plan as sales fall

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin said the company remains cautious about the second half of the year (JD Wetherspoon/PA)

'Cautious' Wetherspoon warns of lower sales and higher costs

Julian Assange has been living at the Ecuadorian embassy in London since the summer of 2012

Julian Assange 'to face extradition' after Chelsea Manning clemency decision

Castle gets a makeover from Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen

Castle gets a makeover from Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen

A pump at a petrol station in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

Inflation at highest level for two years

A financial information firm found just one-sixth of annual policies automatically include winter sports

Skiers urged to check insurance as study finds winter sports not on policies

Child poverty is predicted to rise in the coming years

Poorer families worse off by 2020 as prices outstrip welfare rises - report

The Duke of Cambridge (left) and Prince Harry (centre) talk with Alan Robinson as they attend the inaugural Endeavour Fund Awards ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

William and Harry honour late adventurer Henry Worsley at Endeavour Fund Awards

Education Secretary Justine Greening will say Doncaster, Bradford, Fenland & East Cambridgeshire, Hastings, Ipswich, and Stoke will join the six existing opportunity areas in the scheme

Social mobility programme for disadvantaged children set for expansion

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry leaving the Institute of Contemporary Art in London where they outlined the next phase of their mental health Heads Together campaign

People with mental health issues have suffered in silence for too long - William

William and Harry with the Worley family, daughter Alicia, widow Joanna and son Max as they attend the inaugural Endeavour Fund Awards (AP)

William and Harry honour late adventurer Henry Worsley at Endeavour Fund Awards

RAF Typhoons targeted a south-central Mosul building used by Islamic State

British air strikes destroy IS terror group's Mosul drone base

The FTSE 100 saw its biggest one-day slide since June 27

FTSE 100 dives as pound surges after Theresa May's Brexit speech

The move comes as health bodies across England ration services in an attempt to cut spending

NHS managers ban access to branded medicines for some patients

The action was brought by Abdel Hakim Belhaj and his wife Fatima Boudchar (Cori Crider/Reprieve/PA )

Libyan couple bring rendition claim case against ex-foreign secretary Jack Straw

Chancellor Philip Hammond said 'action will be required' to return the public finances to balance

Public finances on 'unsustainable path' amid rising healthcare costs, OBR warns

Economists were expecting a rise of 1.4%

Air fares and food push inflation to two-and-a-half year high of 1.6%

Officials for Rolls-Royce said at the time its own investigations had found 'matters of concern' in additional overseas markets (Gary Marshall/Rolls-Royce/PA)

Judge approves £670m Rolls-Royce bribery claims deal

Prime Minister Theresa May speaking at Lancaster House in London

I would abandon Brexit talks rather than agree to 'punitive' deal, PM says

Culture, Media and Sport Committee members approved the appointment of Sir David Clementi

Sir David Clementi receives backing of MPs for BBC chairman role

A jury at Leeds Crown Court is hearing the case against a Bradford teenager accused of a terror offence

Teenager accused on terror charge prepared for 'all-out race war', court told

Dave Anderson urged maintenance of the Northern Ireland Assembly as top priorty

Labour urges maintaining of Northern Ireland Assembly as top priority

Helen Bailey was allegedly killed by partner Ian Stewart before her body was dumped in a cesspit

Murder accused told police 'things haven't been going well', court hears

GPs' leaders joined in the criticism

Theresa May accused of 'playing down' NHS crisis and 'scapegoating' GPs

The Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, where 30 Britons were killed in a terror attack in June 2015

Report on Tunisia saw 'little in way of security' to prevent attacks from beach

Matt Griffith, Business West’s Policy Director

Firms must prepare for the brave new world beyond Brexit

South Yorkshire Police have launched a murder investigation

Family and friends pay tribute to teenager found dead on Rotherham pathway

Arthur Hutchinson was jailed in 1984

Triple killer Arthur Hutchinson loses challenge against whole-life prison term

The new prices are expected to take effect within the next week

Apple raising price of apps after sterling fall

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