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Nicola Sturgeon tells Pride Glasgow ‘we still have work to do’

Nicola Sturgeon has said there is still work to be done to tackle discrimination and achieve true LGBTI equality, as she became the first serving first minister to speak at a pride event.

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The charred remains of Grenfell Tower (Rick Findler/PA )

Grenfell Tower victim, 20, ‘would have been something big’ in area says coach

A young victim of the Grenfell Tower fire would have gone on to become a pillar of the community, according to his football coach.

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Sir Bruce checks out a bust of himself back in 2005 (Yui Mok/PA)

Jimmy Tarbuck says meeting Sir Bruce Forsyth ‘changed my life’

Comedian Jimmy Tarbuck has credited Sir Bruce Forsyth with “changing his life” as he paid tribute to the TV veteran following his death aged 89.

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A woman places a candle next to a paper that reads "Catalunya - place of peace" on Las Ramblas (Manu Fernandez/AP)

Seven-year-old missing in Barcelona after terror attack, says grandfather

A seven-year-old is still missing following the terror attack in Barcelona, his family has said.

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Britain could strike post-Brexit free trade deals without the approval of the Scottish and Welsh governments (Jane Barlow/PA)

No Scottish or Welsh government assurances in post-Brexit free trade deal talks

Britain could strike post-Brexit free trade deals without the approval of the Scottish and Welsh governments under proposals circulated among Cabinet ministers by International Trade Secretary Liam Fox.

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Some rail passengers will face strikes in early September (Kirsty O'Connor/PA)

Southern, Arriva Rail North and Merseyrail workers announce new strike dates

Workers at three rail companies are to launch a fresh wave of strikes in long-running disputes over staffing and driver-only trains.

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A 13-year-old boy died after being pulled from water at popular beauty spot (PA Archive)

Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spot

A 13-year-old boy has died after getting into difficulty while swimming at a popular beauty spot.

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The Health Secretary said he disagreed with Professor Hawking (David Mirzoeff/PA)

Jeremy Hunt says Stephen Hawking is wrong on scientific basis of NHS reform

Jeremy Hunt has reject Professor Stephen Hawking’s allegation that he “abused” scientific research to justify the creation of a seven-day NHS.

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A cliffhanger of sorts in Nottingham (Alex Britton/PA)

Car park wall collapse leaves vehicles on building’s edge

A wall at a car park has collapsed leaving vehicles hanging in mid-air.

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Ian Watkins was jailed for 29 years in 2013 for a string of serious sex offences including the attempted rape of a baby (PA Archive)

IPCC: Officers who ignored warnings on paedophile Ian Watkins can face no action

Officers who would have faced gross misconduct hearings over failures to investigate allegations about paedophile rocker Ian Watkins will face no action as they have retired, the Independent Police Complaints Commission said.

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Brexit-backing MPs want Big Ben to chime as Britain leaves the EU (Victoria Jones/PA)

Brexit-backing MPs chime in on Big Ben’s bong

Big Ben should bong Britain out of the European Union on the day of Brexit, Leave-backing Tory MPs have said.

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Motorists should be subject to identity checks when hiring vehicles, a former terror laws watchdog has said (Manu Fernandez/AP)

Ex-terror laws adviser calls for identity checks on those hiring vehicles

Motorists should be subject to identity checks when hiring vehicles as part of measures to tackle the use of lorries and vans in attacks, a former terror laws watchdog has said.

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Police attend the scene at the Turku Market Square, in Finland (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP)

British man hurt helping Finland attack victims says: ‘I am not a hero’

A British man injured while helping victims of a suspected terror attack in Finland has said: “I am not a hero.”

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A suitcase full of cash was seized in a string of drugs raids in Merseyside (Merseyside Police/PA)

Two men charged after heroin worth £1.2m found with suitcase of cash in raids

Two men have been charged after heroin with a street value of £1.2 million and a suitcase full of cash were seized in a string of raids in Merseyside.

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Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89 (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA)

TV legend Sir Bruce Forsyth dies, aged 89

TV veteran Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89, his manager has said.

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Jeremy Taylor caused £5 million of damage to Wythenshawe Hall (PA)

Man jailed for torching historic Tudor mansion after DNA is found on match

An arsonist who torched an historic Tudor mansion, causing £5 million worth of damage, has been jailed for four and a half years – after being caught by a single match.

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A driver who was found to be 79 times over the drug-drive limit following a motorway crash has been banned from driving for three years (Joe Giddens/PA)

Driver banned after motorway crash while 79 times over drug-drive limit

A driver who was found to be 79 times over the drug-drive limit following a motorway crash has been banned from driving for three years.

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Susan Bro at a memorial event for her daughter Heather Heyer (AP)

Mother of woman killed at Charlottesville will not accept Donald Trump call

The mother of a woman who was killed while demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has said she will not speak to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter’s death.

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McDonald's could face first UK strike after workers back industrial action (PA Wire)

McDonald’s could face first UK strike after workers back industrial action

US fast-food giant McDonald’s could face its first strike on British soil after workers at two restaurants backed a call for industrial action.

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Passengers on board a holiday jet flying from Spain to Birmingham have told how it was shadowed by a French fighter plane for up to 15 minutes (Emily Hatfield/PA )

French fighter jet tails plane of ‘terrified’ tourists heading home from Spain

Passengers on board a holiday jet flying from Spain to Birmingham have told how it was shadowed by a French fighter plane for up to 15 minutes.

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