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Taxi for Uber? UK regulators ‘not informed’ at time of data hack

UK authorities were unaware of a mass data breach at Uber that potentially saw British customers’ personal details fall into the hands of cyber criminals.

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Further battles remain for the Prime Minister as the Brexit legislation progresses through Parliament (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA)

Brexit plans survive Commons test despite Tory rebellion fears

Theresa May’s plans for Brexit have survived another test in the Commons after concessions offered by ministers averted a rebellion by Tory backbenchers.

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Budget 2017: Twitter reaction to Philip Hammond’s statement

Politicians and commentators were quick to react as Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn Budget.

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Budget 2017: Hammond scraps Stamp Duty in boost to first-time buyers

Stamp duty is to be abolished for first-time buyers on properties up to £300,000 as Chancellor Philip Hammond put measures to tackle the UK’s housing crisis at the centre of his Budget.

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Labour MP ‘Grangela’ Rayner becomes grandmother at 37

Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner has become a grandmother at the age of 37.

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Hammond pledges ‘significant investments’ in Budget to build for the future

Philip Hammond has told the Cabinet his Budget will make “significant investments” in infrastructure as he promised to build “a Britain fit for the future”.

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Budget 2017: Tax penalty for dirty diesel cars but white van drivers are spared

New diesel cars failing to meet the latest emissions standards will face a tax increase in April, Philip Hammond has announced.

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Budget 2017: NHS handed £350 million to cope with winter pressures

The “under pressure” NHS in England has been given an additional £350 million to cope with pressures over the coming winter.

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Budget 2017: Corbyn condemns ‘record of failure with forecast of more to come’

Jeremy Corbyn predicted Philip Hammond’s Budget will unravel within days, warning “misery” will continue for people across the country.

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Budget 2017: £28 million to help with Grenfell fire aftermath

A further £28 million has been freed up to help with the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire, the Chancellor has announced.

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Brexit Bill returns to Commons as Theresa May secures backing for bigger payout

The Brexit battle returns to the Commons after key Cabinet players agreed Theresa May should offer the EU a bigger divorce bill settlement to speed up trade talks.

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Budget 2017: Key points

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is delivering his Autumn Budget statement. Here are the main announcements:

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MPs accuse Government of dealing consumers a ‘bad hand’ over Hinkley power station

Consumers have been dealt a “bad hand” by the Government over the near £20 billion Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, facing costs running to many times the original estimate, it has been warned.

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Rise in ‘excess deaths’ for elderly last winter ‘likely due to flu’

Respiratory diseases, including flu, claimed thousands of lives of elderly people last winter as “excess winter deaths” reached the second highest level in eight years, new figures show.

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Thomas Cook sees UK earnings tumble amid ‘challenging’ trading

Travel giant Thomas Cook has revealed a 40% plunge in UK earnings as it suffered amid “challenging” trading and a hit from the weak pound.

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Having children made Prince William leave motorbikes in garage

The Duke of Cambridge has spoken about how his love of motorcycles had been put “on the back-burner” because of his growing family.

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Damian Green mocked for predicting ‘economic fit’ after Budget

Theresa May’s most senior ally has blundered on Twitter by appearing to predict the country will face an “economic fit”.

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In pictures: Choristers on ice – Winchester Cathedral singers get their stakes on

The boy choristers of Winchester Cathedral have taken to the church’s ice rink, which opened on Monday.

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Thousands of graduates feel they received poor value for money, survey reveals

More than a third of recent graduates do not think their degree was good value for money, according to a poll.

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Husband found guilty of murdering wife with axe convinced himself she had affair

A jealous husband has been convicted of murdering his wife with an axe after convincing himself she was having an affair.

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