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HMRC has stepped up its investigations after several public figures were named as beneficiaries of tax avoidance measures

Tax avoidance investigations netted £494m for Treasury in 2015

Work and Pensions Secretary Stephen Crabb has been urged to 'reclaim' the Universal Credit benefit from the Treasury

Changes urged as benefit reform 'veers off track'

Commodities trading firm Liberty House said it will put in a formal bid to buy Tata Steel's UK assets

Liberty House confirms formal bid to buy Tata Steel's UK assets

The latest breast cancer research could lead to more personalised care for patients, scientists said

'Highly individual' DNA analysis forms basis of new approach to breast cancer

Parents across England are planning to keep their children off school in protest over tests for six- and seven-year-olds

Schools braced for pupil strike in protest over exams for six-year-olds

The Prime Minister is to reveal tough laws to clamp down on extremists

PM sets out new powers to crack down on extremists

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted there is not a 'huge problem' with anti-Semitism in Labour

Jeremy Corbyn plays down Labour anti-Semitism row ahead of elections

Leicester City fans celebrate in Hogarths pub

Leicester fiesta as city pays homage to fantastic Foxes

Female giant pandas only ovulate once a year

Edinburgh Zoo giant panda artificially inseminated

The new approach examines the DNA of those afflicted with breast cancer

'Highly individual' DNA analysis forms basis of new approach to breast cancer

Police named the two men killed in a light aircraft crash

RAF station commander leads tributes to pilots killed in light aircraft crash

Sanjeev Gupta is the man behind Liberty House

Liberty House confirms formal bid to buy Tata Steel's UK assets

The 13-year-old was taken to hospital in a critical condition and died later

Pellet gun death teenager named by police

A form of ecstasy known as MasterCard because the pills are shaped like the logo (Greater Manchester Police/PA)

17-year-old girl dies after taking 'MasterCard' ecstasy pill

An RAF Eurofighter Typhoon

Sonic booms shake Yorkshire as RAF jets scrambled

The incident occurred at Smiths Lane in Goudhurst, Kent

Man shot dead by police 'on bail amid OAP murder investigation'

Fans celebrate in Hogarths pub in Leicester

Fantastic Mr Foxes: Leicester claim title as Chelsea end Tottenham hopes

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Prince Harry poses for the ceremonial puck drop at the Mattamy Centre

Harry puts the 2017 Invictus Games on ice as he drops puck to start hockey game

Louise James who ran in the Belfast marathon in memory of her son and who lost five members of her family when their car plunged off a pier with Davitt Walsh (right). who jumped in and saved her baby (PA/Declan Roughan)

Buncrana Pier tragedy mother completes Belfast Marathon

David Coburn MEP is Ukip's only parliamentarian in Scotland

Ukip candidate warns party 'on brink of disintegration'

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Dr Craig Wright, the man claiming to be the inventor of Bitcoin (handout picture/PA)

'Bitcoin inventor' reveals his identity

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Gerry Adams said those criticising his tweets either did not understand them or were misrepresenting them

Gerry Adams apologises for using N-word in tweet

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An audit of 9,000 dying patients found that one in five families were not informed of the plans

Do not resuscitate orders 'being imposed without consent of families'

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Argos has recalled five products from upmarket brand Mamas & Papas

Argos recalls Mamas & Papas car seats over safety fears

Sir Philip Green and his wife Tina have been asked to give evidence to Commons committees

Sir Philip Green faces grilling by MPs over BHS dividend payments

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Former Bond actor George Lazenby has backed Idris Elba to be the next person to play the secret agent

George Lazenby backs Idris Elba to be next James Bond

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The chief inspector of prisons has warned over the impact of synthetic cannabis in jails

Warning over destabilising impact of synthetic cannabis abuse in prisons

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Kit Harington plays Jon Snow in Game of Thrones

True fate of Game of Thrones favourite Jon Snow revealed

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the UK is commited to targeting terrorism around the world

British troops arrive in Somalia to help tackle threat from militants

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Maxine Peake is a strong supporter of Jeremy Corbyn

Livingstone's comments were not anti-Semitic, says actress Maxine Peake

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Nangyalai Dawoodzai is understood to have worked for the British Army in Afghanistan for three years before he fled, fearing for his life

Government criticised following 'suicide' of war translator facing deportation

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Travellers will experience mixed weather conditions as their Bank Holiday long weekend nears its end

Mixed weather picture for bank holiday travellers

Lord Darling is backing the Remain campaign

'Jobs, low prices and financial security at risk' if UK backs Brexit

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Chris Evans has spoken about his Top Gear predecessor Jeremy Clarkson to GQ magazine

Jeremy Clarkson's firing for fracas after other incidents bizarre - Chris Evans

Citizens Advice warned that pregnant women and new mothers undergo increasing levels of unfair treatment at work

Rising unfair work treatment against pregnant women, warns Citizens Advice

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has condemned anti-Semitism

Jeremy Corbyn aims for 'best result we can get' amid Labour anti-Semitism row

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Princess Charlotte taken by the Duchess at Anmer Hall in Norfolk (HRH The Duchess of Cambridge/PA)

Princess Charlotte showered with birthday gifts from around the world

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Business Secretary Sajid Javid is setting out proposals to make tipping fairer

Unions hail new plans to make sure workers receive tips in full

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James Goodfellow is the inventor of personal identification number technology (Family handout/PA)

PIN man hails 'eureka moment' 50 years ago

David Cameron has admitted he is not quite so close to Boris Johnson as he was previously

EU debate 'has strained Cameron's friendship with Johnson'

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Flood damage to Tadcaster Bridge

Flood-affected businesses back on feet after wrath of Desmond and Eva

One in 17 of those polled claiming they "couldn't be bothered" to be more active

Half of Britons 'unwilling to take a 20-minute walk'

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The patient is being treated for injuries sustained in a riding accident

Woman hurt in riding accident to fly home after £30,000 raised in online appeal

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon wants independence for Scotland

Sturgeon: Second vote on independence 'more likely than not'

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Sir Phillip Green's wife, Tina, will be quizzed by MPs

Sir Philip Green's wife to be quizzed by MPs over BHS collapse

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Iain Stuart, from Laurencekirk in Aberdeenshire, who was one of 13 people to die when a Super Puma helicopter crashed

Family 'heartbroken' by death of Briton in Norway helicopter crash

The baby's parents were stuck in congestion on the M42

Baby Tommy born on hard shoulder of M42 motorway after police answer call

Ukip leader Nigel Farage wants the UK to leave the EU

Australia 'would welcome UK staying in the EU'

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn joins thousands of people at a May Day rally in central London

Jeremy Corbyn announces initiative to advance workplace rights

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