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Watchdog reveals nuisance callers can buy sensitive data for '4p per record'

Potential nuisance callers and scammers could be able to buy sensitive personal and financial information for as little as 4p a record, a watchdog has warned.

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PM's post-Brexit strategy includes energy storage and battery research centre

Theresa May's industrial strategy will include a move to make post-Brexit Britain a world leader in cutting-edge energy storage and battery technology with the creation of a new research institution.

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PM 'confident' of striking trade deal with US

Theresa May has emphasised the importance of Nato and the European Union for security and said she is "confident" of striking a trade deal with the United States despite Donald Trump's "America first" strategy.

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Murder probe after university student dies in attack near Wembley Stadium

A university student died after he was attacked near Wembley Stadium , Scotland Yard said.

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France's Socialist Party begins selecting presidential candidate

France's governing Socialist Party begins the process of selecting its candidate for the presidency this weekend with the first round of voting in its primary contest.

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Drivers' lives at risk due to dangerous second-hand tyres, warn councils

Dangerous second-hand tyres are putting motorists' lives at risk, councils have warned - with a local authority finding one such tyre stocked to be 23 years old.

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Trainspotting area purchase in 1996 was solid investment platform, study finds

Choosing a Trainspotting postcode in the year the film was released may have been a solid property investment, according to new analysis.

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President Donald Trump vows to start working 'to make America great again'

After a heady night of celebration Donald Trump will start working to unite the nation he vowed to put first and deliver on his campaign promises.

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Man held over murder bid on Glasgow street

A man has been arrested in connection with an attempted murder on a busy city street.

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Sir Michael Fallon vows the US will remain UK's closest defence partner

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has promised that the United States will remain Britain's closest security partner after Donald Trump's inauguration as president.

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Trump sworn in as 45th US president with vow to 'put America first'

Donald Trump vowed to put "America first" as he set out a nationalist agenda after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

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Paul Nuttall set to be Ukip candidate for Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall looks set to be the party's candidate to fight the crucial Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election.

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Women hold just 12% of jobs paying £150,000-plus

Women hold just 12% of full-time jobs paying £150,000 or more, new figures suggest.

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45% of NHS trusts declared major alert last week

Some 45% of NHS trusts in England declared a major alert last week as services came under pressure.

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Philip Hammond: Interim Brexit set-up possible if deal not settled in two years

Interim arrangements for Britain's exit from the EU will be put in place if discussions are making good progress but "haven't quite got there" within two years, the Chancellor has said.

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George Osborne to work as adviser for asset manager BlackRock

Former chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne is to join asset manager BlackRock as a senior adviser, becoming the latest in a string of politicians to enter the world of finance.

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Investigation after race relations champion hit with Taser by police

An investigation has been launched after a community race relations champion was hit with a stun gun by police.

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Paedophile jailed after grooming boys via Minecraft online game

A paedophile loner who groomed two boys via popular online computer game Minecraft has been jailed for more than two years.

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Retail sales dropped at fastest rate since April 2012 over December

UK retail sales fell at the fastest rate in nearly five years last month, as shoppers spent less on clothing, footwear and household goods in the run-up to Christmas.

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BT announces price increases for broadband and TV customers

BT is hiking prices for broadband and some calls and is to begin charging TV customers £3.50 for BT Sport.

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