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Wage growth slows despite jobless fall

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:32
Wage growth slipped to 2.7% from 2.8% in the three months to May, while unemployment fell by 12,000.

Child abuser David Boswell still on Pembrokeshire council payroll

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:18
Convicted paedophile David Boswell remains on a council's books due to a legal "anomaly".

'Lost in space' Bakewell pudding found in Lincolnshire farm

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:12
The celestial dessert had been feared lost after tracking devices stopped working at 52,500ft.

Jordan Carter: Two boys, 15, jailed for Berkhamsted stab death

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:48
Jordan Carter, 18, was stabbed to death after a girl recruited two boys to give him "a slap".

Brexit: Chequers plan not dead, insists Liam Fox

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:43
Concessions to Tory MPs to avoid a Commons defeat won't derail Theresa May's plan, Liam Fox insists.

Transgender van driver sues for gig economy discrimination

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 04:59
The case is thought to be the first to test LGBT+ rights and discrimination in the gig economy.

Some slime toys have 'potentially unsafe levels' of boron - Which?

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 02:51
Some toys have high levels of boron, which can cause vomiting and impair fertility, a consumer group warns.

Millions to face hosepipe ban in north-west England

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 02:08
The ban will affect people in north-west England but other firms say they have no plans to follow suit.

Private tutors 'should face DBS criminal record checks'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:48
The UK's biggest teaching union says disqualified teachers may still be able to work as tutors.

'How we made Now That's What I Call Music 100'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:33
We go behind the scenes of Now 100 to find out why Dua Lipa made the tracklisting but Drake didn't...

UK heatwave: Hidden landscapes the heatwave is revealing

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:31
Imprints of old and ancient settlements not seen in known memory are emerging from the soil as the heat takes its toll on greenery.

Kent and Medway NHS hernia policy 'may be rationing' surgery

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:18
Some hernia patients have to show they have a serious complication to get surgery, doctors say.

Crane numbers 'could rise by 50%' in next 50 years

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:06
There could be 275 breeding pairs of cranes in the UK within 50 years, research shows.

Anti-knife crime lessons for holidays

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:34
Teenagers in England are taught not to get caught up in knife violence in the summer holidays.

Editing human embryos 'morally permissible'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:33
An independent inquiry gives go-ahead to genetically altering human embryos, but advises caution.

Prehistoric bake-off: Recipe for oldest bread revealed

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:31
Charred crumbs found in a middle-eastern desert show that bread-making dates back 14,000 years.

The cameras that know if you're happy - or a threat

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:28
How facial recognition is being used to identify suspects in crowds and spot suspicious behaviour.

Google's job hunting service comes to UK

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:17
Google's centralised job hunt services signs up most individual sites with one major exception.

AI will create as many jobs as it displaces - report

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:07
But PwC warns there will be "winners and losers" with many roles set to change.

Adenomyosis: Pain '10 times worse than childbirth'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:01
Three women describe living with the intense pain and heavy periods caused by adenomyosis.

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