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Theresa May called for more diversity in fire crews

Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews

Jean-Louis Cayrou denies murdering Patricia Wilson, who vanished from her home in south-west France in August 2012

Jury shown crime scene images in trial of gardener accused of Briton's murder

Mayka Kukucova in court in Malaga, Spain, where she is accused of killing her former partner, British millionaire Andrew Bush

Model accused of murdering millionaire ex breaks down as court shown body photos

Jennie Gray said she feared her partner would be blamed

Ellie Butler's mother admits lying about her death 'to protect an innocent man'

Google's Paris office was raided

Google search: Paris office raided in 'tax fraud and money laundering' probe

Actor Burt Kwouk, who has died aged 85

Pink Panther actor Burt Kwouk dies aged 85

Tony Blair stressed that IS had to be tackled before it could make further inroads in Libya

Tony Blair in admission over Iraq as he calls for 'proper ground war' against IS

Ritchie Neville and Scott Robinson of band Five

Alesha Dixon and Five pull out of Brexit gig but East 17 may stay another day

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy and fiancee Rebekah Nicholson

Big match for Jamie Vardy but honeymoon must wait for Euro 2016-bound striker

100,000 people should receive weight-loss surgery to try and halt the rise of diabetes, experts have said

Weight-loss surgery 'cost-effective option' in fight against Type 2 diabetes

The children's department at Birmingham City Council has been called a "national disgrace"

Children's services at Birmingham City Council to be run by voluntary trust

A graffiti mural of Donald Trump and Boris Johnson

Donald Trump and Boris Johnson pictured in passionate artwork embrace

The Prince of Wales meeting Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster at Hillsborough Castle in County Down.

Prince Charles has private meetings with Northern Ireland political leaders

A quarter of a million UK football fans are expected to travel to Euro 2016 without match tickets

Police expect quarter of a million ticketless UK football fans at Euro 2016

Twitter is adapting to give users more space to express their views

Twitter gives users more leeway with their 140 characters

Camelot said overall sales for 2015/16 were up £317 million on the previous year

National Lottery annual sales hit record £7.5 billion

The brewery kit was found on an archaeological site in northern China

Brewery kit for beer-making dating back 5,000 years found in China

Three demolition workers are still missing after the collapse on February 23

Safety zone halts work to recover bodies from Didcot power station collapse

Muhaydin Mire denied one count of attempted murder but admitted four counts of attempted wounding

Man admits trying to stab four people at London Tube station

HMS Queen Elizabeth berthed at Rosyth in Fife (MoD/PA Wire)

HMS Queen Elizabeth captain hails 'special moment' as he takes command of ship

Chancellor George Osborne has overshot his borrowing target by £3.8 billion

UK borrowing falls in April but Osborne misses full-year target by £3.8bn

Susan Whiting was attacked with a blunt object

Man found guilty of Susan Whiting murder

Gambaccini will front the popular Saturday afternoon show, which is known for playing music centred on two years from the 1950s to the 2000s

Paul Gambaccini to host Radio 2's Pick Of The Pops

Kenny Ashton had dreamt of winning the Lottery

Lottery winner's seven-seater people carrier just 'what I need' for big family

EDF chief executive Vincent de Rivaz appears before the Energy and Climate Change Committee

EDF chief confident of Hinkley Point nuclear power station go-ahead

The Ministry of Defence has been criticised by MPs over the way the controversial anti-malarial drug, Lariam, has been issued to troops on overseas operations.

MoD to continue issuing controversial anti-malarial drug despite MPs' criticism

The congregation at St George's Church in Stockport

Christians outnumbered by people with no religion, report says

Harriet Harman, left, called Kim Kardashian "brave and pioneering"

Nude selfie star Kim Kardashian 'brave and pioneering', says Labour's Harman

An armed policeman on the beach in Sousse, Tunisia, following the terrorist attack

Tunisian ambassador in plea to Foreign Office as UK tourists plummet 90%

Peter Filipovic faced serious delays to treatment and was eventually too ill to have surgery

Grandfather died from operable cancer when NHS trust seriously delayed treatment

Nationwide Building Society reported pre-tax profits of £1.34 billion for the 12 months to April 4

Nationwide warns over mortgage competition as profits rise 9%

Tim Martin, chairman of pub chain JD Wetherspoon, is a leading campaigner for Brexit

Wetherspoon chief to take Brexit message to pub customers

Shakespeare's birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, a county rated as one of Europe's top places to visit this summer

Warwickshire rated among top 10 European summer travel destinations

Hospitals are to have more frequent but less detailed inspections on site

Hospital inspections to be more frequent but less detailed, says regulator

A baby's chance of developing schizophrenia in later life is higher if the mother smoked during  pregnancy, a study says

Increased schizophrenia link if mother smoked in pregnancy, study shows

There has been a five per cent fall in the number of roads policing officers, according to the RAC

Fall in number of full-time roads policing officers

Swing singer Wayne Woodward was the overall winner in the live semi-final of the ITV show.

Singer Wayne Woodward and sword stuntsman Alexandr Magala reach BGT final

David Cameron and Michael Gove will take part in EU referendum debates on the BBC

David Cameron and Michael Gove face EU Question Time - but not together

Boris Johnson dismissed Treasury forecasts of post-leave recession as "a hoax"

Government's warning on impact of Brexit a hoax, says Boris Johnson

Harriet Harman has written to Ofcom

Labour in plea for gender balance in media coverage of EU referendum

Chris Grayling took the Brexit message to Capitol Hill

Grayling urges US to 'stand aside' as UK reaches EU decision

Leaving the EU would hit equal pay, it is claimed

Brexit 'risks turning clock back decades on hard-won rights' for women

David Cameron said foreign travel will be more costly if the UK votes for Brexit

Family holidays to Europe 'to cost £230 more' after Brexit, PM claims

Anti-fracking campaigners react outside County Hall, Northallerton, after councillors approved an application by UK firm Third Energy

Campaigners urge nationwide response after UK fracking project approved

Andy Burnham is to tell MPs that David Cameron's planned anti-extremism legislation will be counter-productive

David Cameron must win Muslim 'hearts and minds', Andy Burnham to say

A new report suggests an increased risk of suicide in prison may be linked to staff shortages

Report suggests possible staff shortage link to risk of prisoner suicides

Prime Minister David Cameron with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe during his recent visit to London.

David Cameron looking to world leaders to help drive for Remain vote

The poppies exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show

Gallows humour from the Queen as she is warned of plant's poisonous properties

Government representatives were questioned on a series of issues looking at their commitment to promoting and protecting the interests of children

UK's child mental health provision alarming, says UN committee

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