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Morrissey has won a notable literary award

Bigmouth strikes again as Morrissey lands bad sex in fiction award

George Osborne says voters are mainly concerned about "permanent" migrants, not overseas students who come to study in the UK temporarily

George Osborne acknowledges 'lively debate' on how migration figures are counted

More households are not paying water bills, figures suggest

More households not paying their water bills, Ofwat says

Madonna on stage during her Rebel Heart tour at the O2 Arena

Queen of Pop shrugs off fallen Madonna Brits blooper

Hope was born at Addenbrooke's Hospital

Baby Hope becomes youngest organ donor after dying 74 minutes following birth

British astronaut Tim Peake is due to spend an extra month in space

Briton Tim Peake to spend extra month in space

Pressure continues to mount on Lord Feldman

'Bullied' Tory activist's father calls for party chairman Lord Feldman to quit

Hackers could potentially disrupt services 'vital' to financial institutions, the Bank of England has warned

Core financial services 'under threat from cyber attack'

RAF war planes are gearing up to launch air strikes against the militants in their heartland

David Cameron rallies support for Syria air strikes ahead of crunch vote

Chris Eubank has been voted out of the jungle

Knockout blow for Chris Eubank as he leaves the celebrity jungle

DJ Neil Fox arriving at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London with his wife, Vicky Fox

DJ Neil Fox 'took phone calls from teenage girl while on air'

Alison Wilson died after being stabbed in the neck with a broken bottle as she intervened in a street row, a jury has heard

Good Samaritan 'murdered in broken bottle attack'

Sir Michael Wilshaw suggests a lack of political will is holding back improvement in secondary schools in the worst-performing areas of the country

Ofsted head warns of 'divided nation' over secondary school standards

Cilla Black will be remembered in an ITV tribute on Christmas Day

Cilla Black tribute to be screened on Christmas Day on ITV

The number of young people owning their own home has fallen by a fifth since 2010, says Labour

First time buyers 'need £40,000 plus deposit'

Organisers said the message is simple: if you are driving, don't drink

Second drink 'can double chances of fatal road accident'

Under the Bill, internet service providers will have to store people's internet connection records for 12 months

Police chief warns on curbs to snooping Bill powers

An artist's impression of sauropod dinosaurs on the Isle of Skye (Jon Hoad/PA)

170-million-year-old dinosaur footprints found on Isle of Skye

A passenger fund is being set up by Network Rail as an alternative to a fine

Network Rail sets up £4.1m passenger fund as alternative to fine

A general view of Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport

MPs say environmental conditions must be met for third Heathrow runway

Figures for prisons in England and Wales reveal more men and women are dying

Prisons violence driven up by influx of 'legal highs', minister claims

Strike action by junior doctors has been suspended

Doctors' strike suspension too late for hundreds of cancelled ops

Charles has called for large-scale restoration of forests (AP)

No plan B for climate change unless we save the forests - Prince of Wales

One of the 600 pieces of art recovered by police (Gloucestershire Police/PA)

Artwork owners sought as police launch gallery fraud probe

Rona Fairhead is chairman of the BBC Trust

Viewers do not want the BBC to change, Trust chief to say

Ed Sheeran has notched up more than three billion plays on Spotify

Ed Sheeran is Spotify's most streamed artist of all time

Alan Johnson is leading Labour's campaign to stay in the European Union

UK less secure outside EU, warns Labour In For Britain head Alan Johnson

Peter Sutcliffe has been held at Broadmoor Hospital for 31 years

Yorkshire Ripper 'should go back to prison as no longer mentally ill'

The Bank of England carried out an annual health check on the UK's biggest lenders

Big Seven lenders pass Bank of England stress test

Ofcom says interference from devices such as Christmas fairy lights can slow up household broadband set-ups

Fairy lights can slow your broadband - Ofcom

Tina Hughes, the mother of Olivia Bazlinton, at London Bridge station ahead of the 10th anniversary of her daughter's death

Mother angry level crossing safety feature down ahead of death anniversary

The Help to Buy Isa rates unveiled so far have been as high as 4%

Help to Buy Isa scheme now available for first-time buyers

A new law on organ donors in Wales means adults become donors after their death unless they have chosen to opt out

Organs law for Wales means adults automatic donors after death

Education has seen a big rise in vacancies but a fall in advertised salaries, research claims

Study finds north-south pay divide getting bigger

Carrie Fisher first played Princess Leia 38 years ago (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Carrie Fisher describes pressure to lose the pounds for Princess Leia

The Force Awakens is the latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise

Minions edging Star Wars: The Force Awakens in calendar charts battle

BBC One's Christmas output will be 90% new programmes, managers said

Emphasis on the new in BBC One programming for Christmas

The state dining room at Buckingham Palace

State dining room closed at Buckingham Palace over ceiling safety concerns

Models have petitioned for a law to protect young models from being pressurised into becoming dangerously thin

Campaigning model Rosie Nelson 'told to get her weight down to the bone'

Justice Secretary Michael Gove, pictured, will make a decision on whether Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe will be returned to prison from Broadmoor psychiatric hospital

Yorkshire Ripper should go back to prison - psychiatrists

Andy Murray is mobbed by his team-mates after beating Belgium's David Goffin to win the Davis Cup

Davis Cup hero Andy Murray in the frame for Sports Personality Of The Year

Yvette Fielding has been voted out of the jungle

Yvette Fielding leaves jungle and slams 'sly silver witch' Lady Colin Campbell

Chef and food campaigner Jamie Oliver poses outside the Houses of Parliament in London.

Ban junk food advertising during family TV shows, say MPs

David Cameron addresses world leaders at the climate change conference (AP)

World leaders make pleas for new deal to curb global warming

Lord Feldman, a close friend and ally of Prime Minister David Cameron, chairs the Conservative Party board

Probe into Tory bullying claims to be conducted by law firm

Some 98% of more than 37,000 doctors balloted by the BMA voted in favour of strikes

Junior doctors shelve strike plans to allow further talks

Prime Minister David Cameron said he would put his plan to Cabinet at its regular meeting on Tuesday

Commons to vote on UK military action targeting Islamic State in Syria

Scientists found gene variants to protect against dementia were four times more abundant in humans than in chimpanzees

Gene variations 'protect elderly from dementia'

Annie Leibovitz has given a feminist makeover to the Pirelli calendar

Feminist makeover for no-nudes Pirelli calendar featuring women of substance


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