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Another 40 Poundworld stores to close this month, axing 531 jobs
Another 40 Poundworld stores are to close later this month, leading to the loss of 531 jobs, administrators have announced.
Heavy showers provide some heatwave relief as hosepipe ban looms
Heavy showers have provided some welcome relief from the ongoing heatwave in parts of England, but not enough to curb plans for a hosepipe ban set to affect millions of people in the coming weeks.
Harry and Meghan visit Nelson Mandela exhibition at London's Southbank Centre
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have attended an exhibition celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela, which has opened in the UK for the first time.
Tory MP calls for electoral system to be 'blown up' amid Vote Leave furore
The referral of the official Brexit campaign to the police has sparked a call from one Tory former minister for the electoral system to be "blown up".
Police fail to record tens of thousands of crimes, watchdog finds
UK police forces are failing to record tens of thousands of reported crimes including violent crime and domestic abuse, a watchdog has found.
School cancels Punch and Judy show over fears it glorifies domestic violence
A children's entertainer has claimed political correctness is "killing fun and laughter" after a school cancelled his Punch and Judy show over fears it glorified domestic violence.
Slime toys could be poisonous to children because of high levels of boron
Parents have been warned about high levels of chemicals in some slime toys.
Rare Agave plant that takes 20 years to mature blooms in Devon
A plant that blooms once in its lifetime and takes 20 years to mature has flowered.
Liberal Democrats admit party 'messed up' over Brexit votes
The Liberal Democrats have admitted the party "messed up" after two of its top figures missed two knife-edge Brexit votes.
Google launches UK job searching service
Google has launched its new job searching service in the UK, offering users local results if they're looking for a new role.