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Hunter Davies pictured in 1986 with his wife Margaret Forster who has died

Georgy Girl novelist Margaret Forster dies aged 77

On average, the annual standard npower domestic gas tariff will fall to £591 per year, from £623

Npower to cut average prices by 5.2%

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The attack was at the Regency Hotel in Dublin

Continuity IRA claims responsibility for boxing match weigh-in hit

Lil' Chris died at the age of 24

Lil' Chris killed himself after struggling with pressures of fame

Cheryl James died at Deepcut

Deepcut: new evidence shows soldier may not have killed herself

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The Chancellor has set a target of balanced books by 2020

Osborne 'may have to raise taxes or slash spending to balance books by 2020'

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Waves crash over the sea wall at Porthcawl in Wales

Two children seriously hurt as Storm Imogen causes garden wall to collapse

David Cameron insists there are real risks to Britain's ability to control the flow of migrants into the UK if the country votes for "Brexit" in the forthcoming referendum

French politicians 'would scrap cross-Channel border controls after Brexit'

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Choristers at the English National Opera will be balloted on strike action

English National Opera choristers to vote on strike amid chorus of protest

Peter Tobin reportedly collapsed in his cell at Edinburgh's Saughton Prison on Sunday afternoon

Killer Peter Tobin in Edinburgh hospital after prison cell collapse

Care assistant Emma Calder with Atlas (ScottishSPCA/PA)

Dog-sized giant rabbit Atlas on lookout for new owner

Medics working for agencies are paid more than colleagues doing the same job for the NHS, a regulator said

'Rip-off agency' medics pushing NHS into deficit, watchdog says

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Beyonce, Chris Martin and Bruno Mars giving it their all during half-time at the Super Bowl (AP)

Coldplay, Beyonce and Bruno Mars in Formation at Super Bowl

Total's development is expected to add the equivalent of 90,000 barrels of oil per day in gas to the UK's energy supply

Production under way at new offshore gas plant

The Prince of Wales wore a real leek when he and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2013

Charles to meet Welsh stars at Palace gala concert

Police may turn to the flying squad and use eagles to bring down drones operated by criminal gangs

Police swoop to conquer 'by using eagles to tackle rogue drones'

The survey showed 55% also want a tax on sugary drinks

Three-quarters of adults back pre-watershed ban on junk food ads - poll

Idris Elba wins the Best Actor Award at the London Evening Standard British Film Awards at the Television Centre, White City, London.

Idris Elba and Dame Maggie Smith triumph at film awards

The Duchess of Cambridge meets RAF air cadets as the corps celebrates its 75th anniversary

Prince George 'loves planes and wants to join air cadets'

The arrest was made at Stansted airport.

Teenager to face court charged with 'terror plot'

Mark Ruffalo has joined the campaign against fracking in the UK

Oscar hopeful Mark Ruffalo shines spotlight on fracking

Many people would rather not talk to their partner than go without their mobile phone

Most Britons feel 'unhappy or stressed' without their mobile phones

The demand for cosmetic enhancements is growing

UK cosmetic surgery figures reach record level

David Cameron pictured on a visit to a prison

New powers to speed up foreign offender deportation: Cameron

Lord Brittan was cleared of wrongdoing

Police defend 'fully justified' inquiry into Lord Brittan allegation

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt criticised the actions of the BMA

Jeremy Hunt: BMA's actions in contract row made doctors feel devalued

Storm Imogen is expected to bring strong winds and huge waves to parts of coastal Britain

Storm Imogen set to dump high tides and batter Britain with 80mph winds

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The Duchess of Cambridge joined the congregation for a service to mark the 75th anniversary of the RAF Air Cadets

Prince George 'loves planes and wants to join air cadets'

A South Korean TV news programme with file footage about North Korea's rocket launch (AP)

Philip Hammond threatens North Korea with more sanctions after rocket test

Boris Johnson questioned why David Cameron did not 'try harder' to regain control of the UK's borders

Boris Johnson questions David Cameron's deal with European Union over reforms

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Police are investigating more alleged rapes linked to online dating

Stranger rape claims linked to dating websites soar sixfold

David Cameron pictured at the Supporting Syria And The Region conference

David Cameron asked to address plight of Syria's orphaned refugees

Jihadi John was unveiled as a Briton named Mohammed Emwazi

'Beatle' terror suspect's family 'deeply distressed' at reports of IS link

A police inquiry is under way into the incident at Altcar Training Camp

Cadets taken to hospital after suspected drug use at military training camp

Prayers during an open day at the East London Mosque in Whitechapel, London

Mosques open doors to show unity 'at a tense time'

Vanguard-class submarine HMS Vigilant, one of the UK's four nuclear warhead-carrying submarines

Labour defence review 'unlikely to support nuclear submarines without warheads'

Tim Farron said it was important to do the right thing

Lack of women Lib Dem MPs 'frankly embarrassing' says Tim Farron

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A double decker bus explodes in the heart of London but it all for the sake of cinematic art

Double decker bus explodes in heart of London - for new action film

The detail emerged following a hearing in the Family Division of the High Court

Port alert system 'compromised', police officer tells judge

Thousands of families face being forced out of council homes under Government plans to end subsidised rents for high-earners, according to new research

Many social housing tenants 'will be unable to afford market rents'

The Davies Commission recommended a third runway should be built at Heathrow

Construction firms urge George Osborne to support third Heathrow runway

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Coldplay will make their Super Bowl debut

Super Bowl audience of 100 million for Beyonce, Coldplay and Bruno Mars

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will detail how the drive towards a "paperless" NHS will make services more convenient

£4.2 billion investment to bring the NHS into the digital age

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Sam Strike played Johnny Carter in EastEnders

EastEnders to recast role of 'mummy's boy' Johnny Carter

Beasts Of No Nation star Idris Elba is nominated in the best actor category

Oscars diversity row may provide drama at Evening Standard film awards

Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney is locked in crunch talks with the UK Treasury

John Swinney to publish funding negotiation documents before Holyrood poll

Sarah Lancashire said she needed convincing to take part in Happy Valley

Working on Happy Valley 'emotionally brutal', says Sarah Lancashire

The Flying Scotsman leaves Tebay in Cumbria as it hauls the Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express

Rail enthusiasts' memories sought as Flying Scotsman returns

Police appealed to witnesses of the attack to contact them

Teenager charged with murder over stabbing of man in London park

The figures have fuelled fears about a crisis in the NHS

Surge in patients waiting for 12 hours in A&E fuels NHS crisis fears

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