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Bob Geldof and Remain campaigners take on Nigel Farage's Vote Leave flotilla.
Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green gives a consummate performance as he is grilled by MPs who are investigating the demise of the retailer.
ITV show Loose Women was briefly taken off air on Wednesday after fathers' rights protesters interrupted the show.
Jacob Rees-Mogg says George Osborne should read European treaties "more carefully".
A Saudi Airlines plane bound for New York is diverted to Heathrow for a medical emergency involving a pregnant woman.
Nigel Farage's flotilla of Leave fishing boats clashes on the Thames with Sir Bob Geldof and a small group of vessels backing the Remain case.
The Duke of Cambridge becomes the first member of the Royal Family to appear on the cover of a gay magazine as he speaks to Attitude about homophobic bullying.
A school in Tower Hamlets is defending its decision to employ a man convicted of killing a Bangladeshi father in a racially motivated attack.
Parents should have lessons on how to raise their children provided by the government, Britain's leading public health expert has said.
Sir Philip Green apologises to MPs for the "sad" demise of BHS and says he is working on a "solution" to the pension problem, although he gives few details.
Two north London MPs have called for an urgent meeting with the health secretary over fears an A&E department could close.
The Sun is backing Brexit, but do newspapers have any influence over how people will vote - and if not, what could sway voters' final choice in the EU referendum?
Commuters using Southern's London to Brighton rail services stage a protest over continuing disruption as another strike looms.
The "Leopard Man of Skye" - who was in the Guinness Book of Records as the most tattooed senior citizen - dies in a nursing home in Inverness.
UK unemployment fell to 1.67 million in the February-to-April period, cutting the jobless rate to 5% - the lowest since October 2005.
The Supreme Court will hear the case of Doug Paulley who argues that bus companies' wheelchair policy is discriminatory.
A woman who received an unsolicited picture of a penis responded by giving the sender a dose of his own medicine.
What do planes tell us about our relationship with the European Union?
Timelapse footage taken from the roof of Buckingham Palace shows the hive of activity from sunrise on Saturday to sunrise on Monday.