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Police were called after a boy was found unconscious in a pond

Boy, four, dies after being found unconscious in pond

Total has been fined after a worker died at an oil refinery

Total fined £1.4m after fatal oil refinery explosion

Jeremy Corbyn has received the backing of the trade union Unison for the leadership of the Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn gets leadership boost as Unison backs him

The woman was arrested at Birmingham Airport

Woman travelling with children held at airport in Syria 'terror' probe

Mohammed Ali has been found guilty of trying to buy ricin after being inspired by the television series Breaking Bad

Computer geek faces long jail sentence over bid to buy deadly ricin poison

The lion, who was shot by an American dentist, pulled in a great deal of tourism

Zimbabwean pair in court over death of Cecil the lion

Peers and guests in the House of the Lords during the State Opening of Parliament

David Cameron plan for more Tory peers 'could cost taxpayers millions'

Algerian terrorist Kamel Bourgass was convicted of plotting attacks in the UK using poisons, including ricin and cyanide, and bombs, as well as murdering police officer Stephen Oake, in Manchester in 2003 (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Terror prisoners' segregation was unlawful, rules Supreme Court

Alan Barnes is leaving the north east of England to follow a spiritual calling in the Shetlands

Mugged pensioner Alan Barnes to move to Shetlands after 'calling from God'

Ernest Goult denies the charges

Middlesbrough fan made monkey gestures, Blackburn players tell court

Daniel Craig reprises his 007 role in Spectre but the artist to perform the theme song is still to be revealed

Radiohead tipped for Bond movie theme tune as bookies halt Spectre song bets

Disneyland Paris is facing claims that British tourists are being charged more than their French counterparts

Disneyland Paris accused over 'higher charges' for UK holidaymakers

Retailers are also expecting a further slow down in sales growth next month

High street sales growth slows despite warmer weather boost

The Royal College of General Practitioners says GPs in England had a 19% rise in consultations between 2009 and 2014 - an extra 61 patients each

Over-tired GPs will put patients' safety at risk - warning

There are 81,700 full-time trained servicemen and women in the Army as of June, falling from 102,260 in 2010

Army sheds more than 20,000 three years ahead of cuts target

Regionally, London was the most expensive overall, with an average hourly charge of £101.60

Motorists 'face postcode lottery' over repair bills

Madeleine McCann is still missing

Madeleine McCann ruled out as victim in Australia suitcase inquiry

David Cameron and George Osborne announced the venture at the Old Granada Studios which will be the site of The Factory

Manchester's city council approves Factory arts venue project

Greggs announced improved figures

Greggs announces rise in profits after healthier eating options launched

John McFarlane was named interim chairman for Barclays after chief executive Antony Jenkins was fired

Barclays boss signals streamline plans as bank reveals 25% rise in profits

A hamster that has taken part in a study to measure their mood (Liverpool John Moores University/PA)

Hamsters happier when in hammocks, study finds

The new Windows 10 start menu (Microsoft/PA)

Microsoft launches Windows 10, with new web browser Edge

Barry Gardiner, Labour MP for Brent North, said Britain had a responsibility to protect the man and those he may harm

Authorities 'did not act quickly enough' on Syria-bound Briton reports

Health officials have issued new guidance for treating melanoma and also reminded people to cover up in the sun

New melanoma treatment guidance calls for dermoscopy and body imaging

One Metropolitan Police officer earned 45,000 pounds in overtime from 2014-15

Staff shortages cost police millions in overtime

A man has died and a boy needed hospital treatment after a rescue at Three Cliffs Bay, South Wales

Man dies after sea rescue at Welsh beauty spot

George Osborne has warned Britain must fix its economic relationship with Brussels

George Osborne: We must fix relationship with 'single market' EU

Home Secretary Theresa May says urgent work is needed to address the Calais migration crisis

Theresa May demands 'urgent' action over Channel Tunnel security in Calais

Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper said the party could only change things "if we win"

Yvette Cooper urges Labour members 'to get serious' as Jeremy Corbyn leads polls

Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in Hanoi, Vietnam

David Cameron becomes first British prime minister to visit Vietnam

Some 3,944 bankruptcy orders were recorded between April and June, the Insolvency Service said

Bankruptcies at lowest level since 1990

The advice governs treatment of patients nearing the end of their lives

New NHS guidance on end-of life treatment after Liverpool Care Pathway withdrawn

Turning off street lights does not increase crime or traffic accidents, research suggests

AA insists street lights save lives despite research denying accident link

Adam Nichols on BBC Crimewatch after his assault

Purfleet clothes van raid assault: £3,000 reward offered

Some 63% of over-45s said they pay little or no attention to their pension

Two-thirds of over-45s 'ignoring pensions'

CCTV image issued by the Metropolitan Police of a woman they are trying to identify who asked a police officer for access to a highly restricted area in Westminster, London

Woman who dumped two knives near Westminster sought by police

The study found that although a ceasarean is safer, the risk brought by vaginal delivery for a breech birth is still very low

Baby risks during natural breech birth 'very small'

The Jolly Fisherman of Skegness

Anger at Peta calls to pension off Jolly Fisherman of Skegness

Lunch box cartons and small bottles of added sugar juice drinks aimed at children will no longer be sold from the start of the new school year, Tesco said

Ribena reassurance as Tesco bans lunch box cartons of sugary drinks

Dmitri Kovtun had been due to provide testimony by video link from Moscow. (AP)

Alexander Litvinenko's father retracted 'Putin poison' claim, inquiry told

A migrant trying to board UK bound lorries on the main road into Calais ferry port (PA/file)

Calais migrants: UK to spend extra £7m on security boost

Sara Thornton, head of the National Police Chiefs' Council, said forces needed to shift their focus away from "traditional" offences in the wake of budget cuts and staff losses (National Police Chiefs' Council/PA)

Burglary victims may not get visit from police says NPCC chief

Police have reintroduced Operation Stack on the M20

'Thousands' of migrants storm Calais Eurotunnel site causing delays to trains

Cecil strolls around in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe (AP)

American dentist wanted by police after protected lion Cecil is shot dead

Lamara Bell died a week after being involved in a crash on the M9 which police did not discover for three days (Police Scotland/PA Wire)

Police leave voicemail on M9 crash victim's phone

A library card issued to a European Eagle Owl named Yoda in recognition of his work tackling seagulls at a university campus (University of Bath/PA)

University staff not twits to woo Yoda the owl with library card

Up to 320 tickets have been slapped on the windscreens of drivers who parked in a loading bay near the city's museum

Parking sign error could cost Swansea council £22,000

The work by Giovanni da Rimini had been sold by the Duke of Northumberland (NPG/PA)

Estee Lauder son saves painting for UK with £5m National Gallery donation

Green Party members Clare Phipps and Sarah Cope at the Royal Courts of Justice

Green would-be MPs lose Westminster job share test case at High Court

Westerly winds and high pressure from Thursday will bring temperatures in line with normal levels

Sunshine set to warm England for the weekend

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