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UK foreign secretary welcomes removal of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's ankle tag - but says she must now be allowed to return to UK

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran on spying charges, freed after 5 years - but faces new court date on separate charge

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Man, 50, arrested in Dundee in connection with disappearance of 25-year-old woman and two young children from South Gloucestershire

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Replying to @BBCSport: Leading Irish trainer Gordon Elliott has been banned from the sport for 12 months with the last six months suspended.

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Leading Irish trainer Gordon Elliott has been banned from the sport for 12 months with the last six months suspended.

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Prince Philip has had "successful procedure" for pre-existing heart condition and will stay in hospital for number of days, Buckingham Palace says

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Australia's attorney general reveals he was investigated over a historic rape claim, but denies it ever happened

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UK’s furlough scheme, which has supported the wages of millions of workers during the Covid pandemic, to be extended until end of September

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Former Liverpool and Scotland forward Ian St John has died at the age of 82

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Single shot of either Oxford-AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine reduces chance of needing hospital treatment by more than 80%, analysis in England shows

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French court finds ex-President Sarkozy guilty of corruption, sentencing him to three years in jail, two of them suspended

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Prince Philip transferred to St Bartholomew's Hospital in central London to have tests for pre-existing heart condition as well as receive treatment for an infection

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More than 20 million people in UK have now had first dose of coronavirus vaccine, says health secretary

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Actor Johnny Briggs, who played Mike Baldwin in UK soap Coronation Street for decades, dies aged 85

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US intelligence report says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman approved an operation to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018

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People in the UK aged 40-49 will be prioritised next for a Covid-19 jab, vaccine expert announces

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Shamima Begum, who left UK for Syria to join IS as a teenager, not allowed to return and fight her citizenship case, Supreme Court rules

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Princess Latifa, Dubai ruler's captive daughter, asks UK police to re-investigate sister's kidnap in Cambridge in 2000

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Tiger Woods taken to hospital following car crash, says Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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Millions of face masks bought to protect UK NHS workers from Covid have been withdrawn because of safety concerns, BBC investigation finds

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Duke of Edinburgh is “responding to treatment” for an infection, but is not expected to leave hospital for several days, Buckingham Palace says

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