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Watchdog finds police force 'failing to record 38,000 reported crimes each year'

Greater Manchester Police was found to be under-recording some serious offences

One of the biggest police forces in the country fails to record more than 38,000 reported crimes each year, including a quarter of violent offences.

1:06am Thursday 25 August 2016

Experts link being overweight or obese to eight more types of cancer

Experts examined more than 1,000 studies of excess weight and cancer risk

Being fat could lead to even more cancers than previously thought, experts have warned.

1:06am Thursday 25 August 2016

Brick shortage holding up housebuilding process 'from beginning to end' - report

1.4 billion bricks are needed to plug Britain's shortfall of 264,000 homes, the report found

Britain's chronic brick shortage is ramping up house prices and the situation could be made worse by the Brexit vote, a new report has warned.

1:06am Thursday 25 August 2016

Deaf children's charity warns hearing devices may fail if radio frequencies sold

The National Deaf Children's Society warns auctioning radio frequencies could leave thousands of hearing aids and implants useless

A government auction of radio frequencies could render thousands of hearing aids and implants useless, a charity has claimed.

1:06am Thursday 25 August 2016

L'Enclume named top place to eat for fourth year running

The restaurant L'Enclume in Cartmel, Cumbria, has again been named the top place to eat

Cumbrian restaurant L'Enclume has been named the best in the UK in an influential guide that also features a motorway services and a bike shop cafe.

1:06am Thursday 25 August 2016

Church minister Lee Banfield is first to leave Great British Bake Off

The Great British Bake Off contestants (BBC/PA)

Church minister Lee Banfield said he was disappointed at being the first person to leave The Great British Bake Off.

1:06am Thursday 25 August 2016

Five die in sea tragedy on hottest day of the year

Sunbathers enjoy the hot weather on a busy Boscombe Beach in Dorset

Five men died and a sixth person is thought to be missing in another seaside tragedy as Britons basked in the sun on the hottest day of the year.

1:06am Thursday 25 August 2016

SNP would not be reliable allies of Labour, insists Jeremy Corbyn

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will take part in a leadership husting with rival Owen Smith in Glasgow on Thursday

Jeremy Corbyn has ruled out a coalition with the SNP as the campaign for the Labour leadership shifts to Scotland.

1:06am Thursday 25 August 2016

Girls' GCSE grades predicted to be 'a long way ahead' of boys

This year's GCSE results are expected to be similar to the grades achieved in 2015

Girls are expected to maintain their dominance over boys across the vast majority of subjects when the annual GCSE results are released on Thursday.

1:06am Thursday 25 August 2016

Brexit 'offers UK unique opportunity to reshape fishing industry'

The ASI says the EU's catch quotas have resulted in 1.7 million tonnes of fish being thrown back into the sea each year

Post-Brexit Britain needs to take back control of its waters in order to stop billions of dead fish being dumped back into the sea, a think-tank has insisted.

12:33am Wednesday 24 August 2016
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