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Shadow defence secretary Emily Thornberry's speech on Trident was dubbed 'waffly and incoherent'

Jeremy Corbyn set for shadow cabinet clash of the Trident

Local councils will be able to extend Sunday trading hours

Government to allow councils to extend Sunday trading hours

David Cameron and his mother Mary at Wimbledon in 2012

David Cameron's mother signs anti-cuts petition

Waves crash over rocks at Porthcawl in Wales as winds of nearly 100mph battered Britain after Storm Imogen slammed into the south coast bringing fierce gusts and torrential downpours.

Power knocked out as Storm Imogen roars through UK

Around 500 mentally ill people every month are estimated to travel more than 30 miles to be admitted to hospitals far from their own homes

Call to end long distance hospital admissions for mentally ill

Ofsted said more needs to be done to improve the education and safety of pupils outside the mainstream school system

Ofsted inspectors call for improvements in education for 'vulnerable' children

In 2015 overall NHS satisfaction fell to 60%, down from 65% in 2014

Rise in public dissatisfaction with NHS, King's Fund survey reveals

A study looked at air pollution levels over a 38-year period

1970's pollution could still cause deaths today, study suggests

Michael Gove says he has no doubt there is a need to reform the management of young offenders

Government considering 'secure schools' for young offenders

Eddie Redmayne and wife Hannah Bagshawe at the nominees lunch (Invision/AP)

Eddie Redmayne tells of 'extraordinary' Oscars ride

The earlier attack was at the Regency Hotel in Dublin

Second man shot dead in apparent gangland feud

Marvin Couson was shot more than 13 years ago (Metropolitan Police)

Crimewatch viewers see dying moments of shot man

Public officials were offered tickets to lavish sporting evens such as the Olympics opening ceremony

Sports tickets and film premieres among perks for public officials, records show

One in four teenagers claims to have been subjected to abuse online

'One in four' teenagers subjected to trolling on internet

There is no safe way to get a sun tan, Nice warned

'No safe way' to get tanned from sunlight, health watchdog Nice warns

Sir Terry Wogan died of cancer aged 77 at the end of January

Sir Terry Wogan turned down for BBC job by Sir David Attenborough, letters show

The Prince of Wales meets Charlotte Kwok

Prince treated to piano performance by nine-year-old girl

Mayor of London Boris Johnson arrives at the fundraiser

Tory politicians and backers at lavish fundraising event

Mr McLoughlin dismissed claims the decision was delayed to avoid a party political crisis for the Conservatives

June EU vote 'would not rule out Heathrow expansion decision by July'

Cheryl James died at Deepcut

Deepcut soldier Cheryl James's father urges 'thorough investigation' into death

Emily Thornberry has been branded "waffly and incoherent"

Emily Thornberry branded 'waffly and incoherent' as Labour Trident row continues

The earlier attack was at the Regency Hotel in Dublin

Second man shot dead in apparent gangland feud

The Chancellor has set a target of balanced books by 2020

Osborne 'may have to raise taxes or slash spending to balance books by 2020'

Waves crash over the sea wall at Porthcawl in Wales

Tens of thousands without power as Storm Imogen batters Britain

David Cameron insists there are real risks to Britain's ability to control the flow of migrants into the UK if the country votes for "Brexit" in the forthcoming referendum

Brexit could undermine co-operation on fight against terrorism, warns PM

On average, the annual standard npower domestic gas tariff will fall to £591 per year, from £623

Npower to cut average prices by 5.2%

A scuttling robot cockroach (Harvard University)

Robot cockroach 'can squeeze with ease through rubble to find disaster victims'

Coldplay singer Chris Martin performs during half-time of Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, California (AP)

Coldplay climb towards number one on album charts after Super Bowl show

Hunter Davies pictured in 1986 with his wife Margaret Forster who has died

Tributes paid to Georgy Girl author Margaret Forster, who has died aged 77

ScottishPower is calling for doorstep-selling to be allowed

ScottishPower wants to see doorstep selling ban overturned

Dr Adam Osborne, brother of Chancellor George Osborne

George Osborne's psychiatrist brother admits sex with vulnerable patient

The FTSE 100 Index was down 158.7p to 5,689.3

London top flight index plummets more than 9% since start of year

A mystery man known as "Basil" was the brains behind the £14 million Hatton Garden heist, according to a letter (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Hatton Garden heist mystery suspect 'is ex-policeman'

Lil' Chris died at the age of 24

Lil' Chris killed himself after struggling with pressures of fame

Beth Tweddle said she was grateful for the support she had received (Channel 4/PA)

The Jump competitor Beth Tweddle recovering after neck surgery

The case is being heard at the Central London County Court

Woman launches court fight after partner's estranged wife gets share of house

The Old Bailey has heard details of a multi-million pound cocaine smuggling ring

Pilot called Biggles smuggled £33.5m of cocaine into UK, Old Bailey hears

Choristers at the English National Opera will be balloted on strike action

English National Opera choristers to vote on strike amid chorus of protest

Peter Tobin reportedly collapsed in his cell at Edinburgh's Saughton Prison on Sunday afternoon

Killer Peter Tobin in Edinburgh hospital after prison cell collapse

Care assistant Emma Calder with Atlas (ScottishSPCA/PA)

Dog-sized giant rabbit Atlas on lookout for new owner

Medics working for agencies are paid more than colleagues doing the same job for the NHS, a regulator said

'Rip-off agency' medics pushing NHS into deficit, watchdog says

Beyonce, Chris Martin and Bruno Mars giving it their all during half-time at the Super Bowl (AP)

Coldplay, Beyonce and Bruno Mars in Formation at Super Bowl

Total's development is expected to add the equivalent of 90,000 barrels of oil per day in gas to the UK's energy supply

Production under way at new offshore gas plant

The Prince of Wales wore a real leek when he and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2013

Charles to meet Welsh stars at Palace gala concert

Police may turn to the flying squad and use eagles to bring down drones operated by criminal gangs

Police swoop to conquer 'by using eagles to tackle rogue drones'

The survey showed 55% also want a tax on sugary drinks

Three-quarters of adults back pre-watershed ban on junk food ads - poll

Idris Elba wins the Best Actor Award at the London Evening Standard British Film Awards at the Television Centre, White City, London.

Idris Elba and Dame Maggie Smith triumph at film awards

The Duchess of Cambridge meets RAF air cadets as the corps celebrates its 75th anniversary

Prince George 'loves planes and wants to join air cadets'

The arrest was made at Stansted airport.

Teenager to face court charged with 'terror plot'

Mark Ruffalo has joined the campaign against fracking in the UK

Oscar hopeful Mark Ruffalo shines spotlight on fracking

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