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Carey Mulligan (left) and Meryl Streep whose political period drama Suffragette will open this year's London Film Festival

Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan open London Film Festival with Suffragette

Dog owners who fail to pay the £100 fine could face a penalty of up to £1,000 if the case is taken to court

Dog walkers face £100 council fine if they leave poop bags at home

SABMiller's beers include Peroni and Grolsch

ABinBev makes reassuringly expensive SABMiller offer to create £180bn beer giant

A fierce supermarket price war has taken its toll on Tesco profits

Tesco earnings plunge by 70% despite slowdown in sales decline

The yachtsman is believed to have left Shetland to sail to Norway

Rescuers reach 82-year-old yachtsman drifting in North Sea gas field

Pc David Phillips, 34, was married to Jen and had two daughters - Abigail, seven, and Sophie, three (Merseyside Police/PA)

Two women held in probe into Pc killed by stolen car

A Volkswagen Passat is tested for exhaust emissions

New year start for VW emissions cheat cars recall

Volkswagen has been embroiled in scandal over the rigging of emissions tests

Carmakers queue up to deny cheating emissions tests

The Met said it had 'serious concerns' about the impact of a Panorama programme on Operation Midland

Scotland Yard 'concerned' at Operation Midland Panorama programme

Emergency services at the site of the Shoreham air disaster

Shoreham crash post police quit Sussex force

A new treatment for skin cancer patients will be made widely available on the NHS

Skin cancer drug treatment approved for widespread use on NHS

 Argos has employed 3,300 drivers to launch the new Fast Track service

Argos to offer same-day home delivery service

Actress Christina Hendricks, known for her vibrant red locks, starred in the Clairol Nice 'N Easy hair dye advert

Clairol's Christina Hendricks hair dye advert 'misleadingly exaggerated' results

The contestants who took part in this year's show

Great British Bake Off finalists knead to know this year's winner

Women who have ovarian tissue removed then transplanted back at a later date have a "good chance" of getting pregnant, a study has found

Ovarian tissue transplant 'boosts pregnancy chances'

Women were faced with "confusing" and "contradictory" messages about drinking while pregnant, experts warned

Pregnant women 'should be advised to totally avoid alcohol'

Oxfam Shop says the UK should be pledging to take in more than 21,000 Syrian refugees

UK 'not taking fair share of Syrian refugees'

The court ruled that the voting ban imposed by the French government on a convicted murdered was 'proportionate'

Ban upheld on vote for prisoners but sanctions must be 'proportionate'

Women were faced with "confusing" and "contradictory" messages about drinking while pregnant, experts warned

Pregnant women 'should be advised to totally avoid alcohol'

Tony Blair said that unless religious prejudice in Muslim communities is rooted out, the threat from extremists will not be defeated

Tony Blair warns extremist ideology 'has wide support among Muslims'

Victor Adcock and Nicola Adcock, parents of Jack Adcock, arriving at Nottingham Crown Court

'Lack of care contributed to death' in hospital of Jack Adcock, 6

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it is 'utterly irresponsible' to suggest he is trying to introduce 'unsafe' longer working hours and pay cuts for doctors

Jeremy Hunt insists junior doctors will not face pay cut

Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems successfully challenged the Safe Harbour treaty (Europe-V-Facebook.org/PA)

US online data deal ruled invalid by European Court of Justice

The yacht set sail from Hong Kong

'Body spotted' in hunt for Britons on missing yacht

Floral tributes left at the scene outside the Sainsbury's store in Trinity Street, Coventry

Daughters pay tribute to woman killed in bus supermarket crash

New Top Gear host Chris Evans squares up to the Stig as he hints that there may not be co-hosts with him at all times

Chris Evans: I might go solo for the Top Gear job

Microsoft has launched its new Windows 10 devices

Microsoft unveils first-ever laptop, Surface Pro 4 and three new Lumia phones

Carey Mulligan (left) and Meryl Streep star in the political period drama Suffragette

Suffragette stars Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan in 'slave' T-shirts row

People near the top of the weight table at birth have the best outcomes in adulthood, a study showed

Very small and very large babies 'have worst hearing, vision and mental ability'

The man was held in Essex by officers working on Operation Yewtree, Scotland Yard said

Operation Yewtree detectives arrest 79-year-old man

Figures show hundreds of thousands of people have had requests for social care refused

Social care services 'cut back to the bare bones', says charity boss

The Glastonbury Festival team said they wanted to do something to help refugees

Glastonbury tickets to be auctioned in aid of refugees

Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson at the AIR London studio mixing desk in 1983 (handout/PA Wire)

Sir Paul McCartney switches vocals with Michael Jackson in remixed duet

Social media is the preferred platform for jihadist propaganda, research has discovered

Islamic State releases '38 pieces of propaganda every day'

A stowaway kitten which arrived in Britain in the cargo hold of an Emirates jet.

Emirates offers to pay stowaway kitten's £1,000 quarantine fees

TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady hailed tax credits, saying the proportion of children in workless households nearly halved since 1996

Unions hail tax credits after fall in households without work

Boris Johnson delivering his speech to the Conservative Party conference

George Osborne tips Boris Johnson for job in government

Scotland is leading the way for onshore wind power, a report says (PA)

UK wind industry sees £1.25bn invested and supports 30,500 jobs, says report

New Honda cars lined up at Southampton docks as figures reveal that more than two million new cars have been sold since the start of the year, the best performance in over a decade

Record 462,500 new cars sold in September

Existing migrants are most likely to see their pay affected by immigration, a study says

Does immigration force down wages for the low-paid?

Ben Needham disappeared on the Greek island of Kos in July 1991

Missing Ben Needham's mother hits out as McCanns quit Twitter over abuse

Greggs has revealed a better-than-expected 4.9% rise in like-for-like sales in the 13 weeks to October 3

Baker Greggs warns national living wage could mean dearer pasties and rolls

Dr Mark Sims, with girlfriend Georgie Latchman, has incurable cancer that runs in his family and has raised thousands of pounds to fund a researcher to examine the disease (Family handout/PA)

Doctor with cancer raises thousands to fund researcher

Alexander Kerry must serve a minimum of 25 and a half years

Man whose mother was murdered by his father gets life term for killing woman, 82

Charities warned that too many people in the UK still do not get the end-of-life care they need

Palliative care in the UK 'best in the world'

Bristol Water originally planned to reduce bills by just 6%

Bristol Water bills to fall 16% after competition inquiry ruling

Platforms 1 and 2 at Manchester Victoria railway station, which has undergone a £44 million upgrade after being once branded the worst train station in Britain (Network Rail/PA)

'Britain's worst station' is back on track with £44m facelift

An impression of the satellite from Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook post

Facebook plans internet satellite to reach Africa

Edward Davenport, who masterminded a multimillion-pound venture capital fraud, is due to mount arguments in the Court of Appeal four years after being jailed (City of London Police/PA Wire)

Multimillion-pound venture capital fraudster before Court of Appeal

Eighteen of the international students who won awards studied at Cambridge

UK universities educated third of international student Nobel Prize winners

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