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The infantry was particularly badly affected by the recruitment shortfall

'Recruitment cannot be taken for granted' as Army misses target for new troops

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The offshore wind farm industry said it was well on the way to being cost-competitive with other power generation sources

Offshore wind farms power cost drops by 32% in five years, says report

The move will reduce HSBC's total number of UK branches to 625

Threat to 400 jobs as HSBC slashes IT staff and shuts another 62 branches

Ewan McGregor took exception to Piers Morgan's remarks about the women's march

Ewan McGregor pulls out of Good Morning Britain over Piers Morgan views

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Donald Trump and Theresa May will discuss issues including trade at the White House talks on Friday

Special relationship with UK can always be closer, says White House

Theresa May is to visit Turkey on Saturday for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (AP Photo/Khalfan Said)

PM to meet President Erdogan in Turkey

Ganna Ziuzina with her husband Barry Pring (Shaughan Pring/PA)

Besotted businessman murdered by lap dancer bride, inquest told

Meryl Streep has been nominated for an Oscar for the 20th time for her performance in Florence Foster Jenkins

'Over-rated' Meryl Streep gets 20th Oscars nod for diva role

Attorney General Jeremy Wright said the Government is 'disappointed' by the final decision of the Supreme Court

Legislation 'within days' to enshrine Government's timetable on Article 50

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Wiltshire Business Awards - Business Person of Year Paul Norbury of Cardwave with Vijay Tanna of sponsors RSM  GP300-6.Photo GlennPhillips www.gphillipsphotography.com.

Have you got what it takes?

Stock picture of HMP Full Sutton

Number of foreign criminals sent home 'the highest number since records began'

Boys aged five to 16 get £10.70 per week in pocket money but girls the same age typically get £8.50, a survey found

Boys get £2.20 more pocket money per week than girls, says survey

Chancellor Philip Hammond has vowed to put the public finances back in the black 'as early as possible' in the next Parliament

Chancellor on course to meet borrowing targets following budget deficit fall

Hatchimals from Spin Master were a must-have of 2016

UK toy industry enjoys sales boost and predicts top sellers of 2017

Police Service of Northern Ireland Chief Constable George Hamilton said the officer is in 'good spirits'

Two more arrests over shooting attack on NI policeman

Public transport campaigners said the results show more emphasis should be given to short-term investment projects

More passengers dissatisfied with railway service

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The Met Office said fog is again affecting many parts of southern England on Tuesday

100 flights cancelled at Heathrow as fog causes further disruption

The test saw an unarmed Trident missile reportedly malfunction off the coast of Florida in June

Obama government asked UK to keep Trident 'malfunction' secret - reports

File photo dated 07/11/14 of a general view of Fifty, Twenty, Ten, and Five pound notes, as Britain is facing three years of slow growth, rising unemployment and squeezed consumer spending as the Brexit-induced collapse in the pound triggers a radical reb

Three years of slow growth is predicted

Police said the victim was found injured on the upper deck of the bus and died shortly after the attack in Handsworth, Birmingham

Man sought after bus passenger stabbed to death during altercation

BT said that following an independent review, the 'extent and complexity of inappropriate behaviour in the Italian business were far greater than previously identified'

BT expecting £530 million hit over 'improper practices' in Italian division

Emergency services at the scene of the explosion in Hornchurch, east London

Two arrested after Hornchurch flats explosion

RMT members at Southern Railway are striking on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday in a dispute about driver-only trains

Southern planning normal service despite strike by train drivers

Penalties are set to increase for motorists guilty of serious speeding offences

'Clear increase in penalty' for motorists guilty of serious speeding offences

Cyber fraud leapt by 1,266% to £124 million in 2016, the report found

'Super cases' and cyber scams send fraud soaring past £1bn mark

The boy was stabbed in Willesden, north-west London, on Monday afternoon

Murder probe launched after stab death of boy, 15

Robert Hannigan was appointed head of GCHQ in 2014 (Foreign and Commonwealth Office/PA)

GCHQ spy agency chief Robert Hannigan to step down

Emergency services at the scene of the explosion in Hornchurch, east London

Two arrested over Hornchurch flats blast

Stuart Bailey, 54, and an unnamed woman were found guilty of conspiracy to rape a girl aged under 13 after a trial in December (South Wales Police/PA Wire)

Mother jailed over 'sickening' plot to let paedophile rape daughter, seven

The cold, still air is causing a rise in air pollution in the capital and many other parts of the country

London issued with first 'very high' pollution alert under new warning system

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Gorden Kaye's agent has confirmed he died on Monday

Tributes pour in following death of 'Allo 'Allo! star Gorden Kaye

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Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness and Michelle O'Neill

Becoming Sinn Fein's Stormont leader 'honour and privilege' for Michelle O'Neill

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Police Service of Northern Ireland Chief Constable George Hamilton said the officer's body armour may have saved him from further harm

Two more arrests over shooting attack on NI policeman

Donald Trump and Theresa May will discuss issues including trade at White House talks on Friday

Special relationship with UK can always be closer, says White House

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Prime Minister Theresa May holds a regional Cabinet meeting in Runcorn, Cheshire

Theresa May vows to shape 'stronger future' as she unveils industrial strategy

The test saw an unarmed Trident missile reportedly malfunction off the coast of Florida in June

Obama government asked UK to keep Trident 'malfunction' secret - reports

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Prime Minister Theresa May with Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones

UK could stay in single market in post-Brexit plan drawn-up by Wales parties

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MLAs continue to scrutinise plans to reduce the RHI scheme's projected £490 million overspend

Former DUP minister launches accusations over green energy scandal

Tristram Hunt has been a prominent critic of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership

Labour's Tristram Hunt and Jamie Reed formally stand down as MPs

Trudy Jones, from Gwent, South Wales, who was among the 30 Britons killed in the Tunisian beach massacre (Family handout/Gwent Police/PA)

Tunisia beach massacre victim identified by glittery nail varnish, inquest told

Researchers believe they now understand why drugs which halt oestrogen production are ineffective in some breast cancer patients

Self-fuelling tumours resist breast cancer drugs, research shows

Children's author Helen Bailey (Hertfordshire Police/PA)

Mother 'unhappy' over author Helen Bailey's relationship with murder accused

A practice committee at the General Dental Council is considering the case

Dental lecturer 'overheard having sex in office'

The death of Derbyshire rider Charlie Craig, who won the 2016 National Trophy Cyclo-cross Series, has stunned the cycling community

Tributes paid to 15-year-old cycling star who died in his sleep

Aaron Puzey on his exercise bike at home in Monifieth, near Dundee (Robert PerryImage/PA Wire)

Programmer uses app to cycle length of Britain in virtual reality

The Met Office issued a severe weather warning for London, south-east England and parts of south-west England over dense fog

Heathrow cancels 100 flights as fog causes travel disruption

Daryll Rowe will appear via videolink at Lewes Crown Court

Hairdresser faces court accused of deliberately infecting lovers with HIV

Trudy Jones was among the 30 Britons killed in the Tunisian beach massacre (Family handout/Gwent Police/PA)

Tunisia killings inquest to hear evidence concerning three of the victims

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