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College lecturers launch unprecedented strike action in pay dispute

Around 4,000 members of the University and College Union at 31 colleges in England will take up to 10 days of strike action over the coming weeks.
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Labour’s Angela Rayner ‘worried’ for Holly and Phil after online abuse

The party deputy shared her concerns at fringe event at Labour conference

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Eureka Day at the Old Vic review: Helen Hunt is superby understated

The Oscar-winning actress has chosen a collegiate unstarry vehicle where the star is the incisive script

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Man dies following ‘serious fire’ at tower block in Bristol

Emergency services were called to the blaze on the top floor of Twinnell House in Easton shortly after 2.15am on Sunday.
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Pharmacist hopes to beat world record at London Marathon dressed as a tree

Rob Duncombe, chief pharmacist at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, is to take on the running event dressed as an oak tree.
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Hunted stars scale Britain’s highest peaks to raise £50,000 for cancer treatment

The money raised will fund cancer care for hunter George Rhoden’s wife Dawn, who is battling advanced pancreatic cancer.
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Anchor discovered during offshore wind farm work may date from Roman times

The wrought iron artefact was discovered during a seabed survey off the coast of Suffolk.
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Post Office expects rush of people handing over old £20 and £50 notes

September 30 is the last day that the Bank’s paper £20 and £50 banknotes will have legal tender status.
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What the papers say – September 26

The papers lead with strategies to stimulate the UK’s economy and the threat of nuclear war in Ukraine.
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Retired Humberside Police dog shot three times in the face wins lifetime award

The German Shepherd’s owner and former handler PC Ian Sweeney, 52, described the police dog as his “soulmate”.
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RMT’s Mick Lynch describes first meeting with Transport Secretary as ‘positive’

Rail strikes are planned for October 1, 5, and 8, threatening travel chaos for passengers.
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UK ticketholder claims £171m EuroMillions jackpot

This is the sixth EuroMillions jackpot won in the UK this year.
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Shadow NI secretary ‘would call border poll if circumstances right’

However, Peter Kyle said things are currently a ‘long way off’.
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Starmer vows to defend workers as Kwarteng stands by tax cut plan

Sir Keir was questioned over his long-term plan for the country while the Chancellor was grilled over the huge drop in the pound following his tax cut plan

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Liz Truss plans to loosen immigration rules in bid for growth

The Prime Minister is expected to review the shortage occupation list, designed to help migrants get work visas to fill vacancies in the UK

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Liz Truss kissing goodbye to Red Wall with tax cuts, MPs fear

The £35billion package included the abolition of the top rate of income tax, a cut in the basic rate, a reduction in stamp duty, the cancellation of the National Insurance increase and the scrapping of the rise in corporation tax from 19pc to 25pc

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Kwarteng’s tax-cutting programme ‘a necessity’, says minister

“They want better standards of living, they want to see money invested in public services, they want to see investment, they want to see their children having a better future than they do,” Mr Philp said

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Mosque helps Christian neighbours fundraise to save 150-year-old village church

Sabah Ahmedi, who is one of Britain’s youngest Imams, said projects like this can ‘help build bridges’ between different faith groups.
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What the papers say – September 25

Tax breaks going to ‘affluent Tory areas’ and the PM’s plan to increase immigration are splashed across the front pages.
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Shocking moment car bursts into flames at petrol station in Dagenham

One witness said: ‘I was getting so worried people were getting so close to the fire just watching.’

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First picture of Queen’s final resting place in Windsor released

The Queen’s name has been inscribed alongside her mother’s, father’s and husband’s in St Goerge’s Chapel

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Picture of Queen’s ledger stone released ahead of chapel opening to public

The black stone slab, which is new, has been set into the floor after replacing the old stone with the names of the Queen’s parents.
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Thousands take to the streets in Dublin over cost-of-living crisis

Sinn Fein president Mary-Lou McDonald was among those taking part and called for a change of government.
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UK ticket-holder scoops £171m EuroMillions jackpot

The winning numbers were 14, 15, 22, 35 and 48

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Man to run London Marathon in memory of his ‘superhuman’ dad

Sam Spence is to take on the London Marathon with his three cousins to raise money for charity Maggie’s
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Policing surrounding Queen’s death and funeral ‘an enormous success’

More than 5,000 police officers from across the UK supported 10 days of ceremonial events to mark the death of Queen Elizabeth II

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Police find man’s body in crashed car two days after he was reported missing

John Winton McNab, 86, was reported missing on Friday September 16, with his body found in a Mercedes car on Sunday September 18.
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What the papers say – September 24

The newspapers respond to the Government’s ‘Robin Hood in reverse’ mini-budget which saw the pound plummet to a 37-year low.
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UK ticket-holder scoops £171m EuroMillions jackpot

The winning numbers from Friday’s draw were 14, 15, 22, 35 and 48. The Lucky Star numbers were 03 and 08.
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Endurance swimmer breaks record for longest ever open swim in Loch Ness

Extreme adventurer Ross Edgley has broken the record for the longest ever open water swim in Loch Ness.
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Kwasi Kwarteng cuts income tax and stamp duty in mini-budget

The basic rate of income tax will be cut to 19p in the pound from April 2023 and the 45% higher rate will be ‘abolished’

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Police interview two men in Prince’s Foundation ‘cash-for-honours’ probe

It is understood the King has not been spoken to by police, nor has he been requested to do so.
Politics

Labour Party conference 2022: when is Keir Starmer’s speech?

Labour’s annual conference is being held in Liverpool at the Arena and Convention Centre at King’s Dock

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Rail services at Paddington station hit by severe disruption

The problem has also delayed trains travelling from Reading and Heathrow Airport.
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Kwasi Kwarteng slashes income tax in growth gamble

The Chancellor swung his axe at income tax, National Insurance, corporation tax and stamp duty in a historic mini-budget aimed at transforming Britain’s lacklustre growth rate

Showbiz

Loose Women’s Frankie Bridge reveals why she doesn’t wear a bra

The former The Saturdays singer and mum-of-two split the panel with her surprise admission