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Paul Willis is due to give evidence to the Transport Select Committee

Volkswagen's US boss makes 'sincere apology' over emissions scandal

Daniel Jones has admitted his part in the Hatton Garden heist (Met Police/PA)

Hatton Garden heist plotter Daniel Jones 'offers to help police find loot'

CCTV issued by Avon and Somerset Police of Nathan Matthews, who is accused of murdering Becky Watts, looking at circular power saws at a shop

CCTV of Becky Watts' killer stepbrother choosing saw in Bristol B&Q released

The rate of multiple births has increased to 16 per 1,000 women giving birth

Multiple birth rate rises due to fertility treatment

Data from NHS England shows that 73.6% of red 1 calls were responded to in eight minutes in August

Ambulance target times for seriously ill patients not being met

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is trying to ease the fears of junior doctors

Jeremy Hunt tries to reassure junior doctors in contract dispute

RAF Typhoons are already deployed in the region as part of the Baltic Air Policing detachment. (PA/MoD)

UK troops heading to Baltic states following Russia's intervention in Syria

A comment written by a customer on his order to online dessert delivery company Desserts Delivered (Desserts Delivered/PA)

Sweet! Desserts firm whips up something extra for amorous customer

The former head of Eton College has called for more affordable boarding school options

Former Eton College head in plea for affordable boarding school options

A no-fly zone is being enforced over Anmer Hall

No-fly zone imposed above Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Norfolk home

Geena Davis called on writers and directors to recognise the impact of gender representation on children

Geena Davis challenges 'unconscious bias' in on-screen representation of women

An RAF drone killed two Britons in an attack near the Syrian city of Raqqa

Government departments refuse to publish legal advice behind Syria drone strikes

Leeds Crown Court, where three men have gone on trial accused of people trafficking

High street retailers' bed supplier 'exploited Hungarians as slave workforce'

Eleven patients became infected due to problems with the decontamination of equipment in an endoscopy unit

Dirty equipment infected 11 patients 'despite NHS trust knowing about problem'

Chancellor George Osborne has been accused of killing jobs

George Osborne condemned as clean energy firms go into administration

Germany's largest bank said it would book charges of 5.8 million euro (£4.3 billion) on the value of businesses it had previously bought

Deutsche Bank losses hit £4.5bn amid writedowns and litigation charges

SABMiller's beers include Peroni and Grolsch

SABMiller shareholders should force board to hold takeover talks - AB InBev

A senior judge described the treatment of a 42-year-old asylum seeker from Sudan as "utterly unreasonable and truly disgraceful"

Asylum seeker entitled to damages over 'disgraceful' treatment, judge rules

The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, shine over Derwentwater, near Keswick in the Lake District

Weather wonder sparks Northern Lights show

Virgin Trains West Coast has retained its crown as the operator with the highest rate of complaints for the 11th quarter in a row, provisional figures show.

Virgin Trains West Coast has highest complaints for 11th straight quarter

Lord Brittan died earlier this year, but was unaware that police had decided there was no case for him to answer

Leon Brittan should have been told rape claim had been dropped - police chief

Donald Trump the Trump Turnberry Resort, South Ayrshire (PA)

Donald Trump takes battle against offshore wind farm to Supreme Court

A blood test can show a person's risk of suffering a heart attack

Blood test breakthrough could rule out heart attacks

Sergeant David Harkness Blakey of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, who was killed aged 26 on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on July 1, 1916 (family handout/PA Wire)

Battle of the Somme soldier laid to rest with full military honours

Two attempts to subdue the man with a Taser stun gun failed

'Knifeman' shot by police after Taser bids fail

Daniel Craig in a scene from the latest James Bond film Spectre (MGM/PA)

Another Bond movie? I'd rather slash my wrists, says Daniel Craig

Left to right, Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May

Ex-Top Gear trio begin filming new car show

Taylor Swift told NME magazine that she relies on phone calls to her mother to keep her anxiety under control

Taylor Swift fears eyes of the world waiting for her to 'mess up'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn cited 'private engagements' as the reason for turning down an invitation to be sworn in by the Privy Council

Jeremy Corbyn declines Privy Council swearing-in invitation

Pc David Phillips's wife Jen and daughters Abigail and Sophie visit the scene in Wallasey where the Merseyside officer was mown down and killed by a stolen car

Teenager remanded on Pc Dave Phillips murder charge

The BBC says licence fee payers expect the BBC to "deliver entertainment"

BBC launches defence of popular programming like The Voice

The Home Office revealed figures concerning radicalisation

Eight people referred to deradicalisation schemes every day

Evidence suggests most people would prefer to die at home is not as strong as previously thought, experts say

Home not always best place to die, says expert

Doctors and nurses have admitted they use apps, text messages and picture messaging to share clinical information about patients among colleagues

Medics 'using own smartphones to share patient details'

A worker died in a "serious accident" at Harden Quarry in Biddlestone, near Rothbury, Northumberland

Probe after 'vehicle plunge' at Northumberland quarry

Guidance states antiviral drugs should only be used for patients with uncomplicated flu in specific at-risk groups

Benefits of antiviral drugs for flu patients 'relatively small'

The Bank of England has kept interest rates at 0.5% since March 2009

Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold at 0.5%

Protesters lie on the red carpet during the Suffragette premiere

Feminist protesters lie down on red carpet at premiere of Suffragette

Antioxidants, which include vitamins E, C and A, are generally seen as powerful healing agents

Vitamins may speed spread of malignant skin tumours, says study

Former Bishop of Lewes Peter Ball, 83, arrives at the Old Bailey, London, where he has been jailed for preying on aspiring young priests for his own sexual gratification

Lord Carey denies 'cover-up' as ex-bishop Peter Ball jailed for sex abuse

There were more than 37,000 complaints about police in England and Wales in 2014/15

Complaints about police reach record levels in England and Wales

Becky Watts was found murdered after disappearing in Bristol in February (Avon and Somerset Police/PA)

Becky Watts 'killed by stepbrother and girlfriend who shared kidnap fantasy'

A High Court judge urged the parents of the missing boy to co-operate with doctors

Judge's plea to parents as boy, 10, needing urgent cancer surgery vanishes

Prince Harry with members of a youth team during a visit to Paignton Rugby Club in Devon

Prince Harry celebrates grassroots at Paignton Rugby Club

Two UK judges say they will not permit the extradition of an alleged paedophile unless they receive assurances about his human rights

Judges refuse to extradite 'paedophile' unless his human rights are guaranteed

A boat was moored on Lake Windermere

Gas fitter denies manslaughter over Lake District boat fumes deaths

Three men connected to the West Yorkshire business Kozee Sleep have gone on trial accused of people trafficking at Leeds Crown Court

Hungarian 'slave workforce' employed at bed-making firm Kozee Sleep, court told

Northumbria Police said emergency services were called to the scene

Man killed after tractor falls into Harden Quarry, Biddlestone, Northumberland

A Birmingham Pc is among three people accused over claims of a plot to kidnap a police officer which sparked a national security alert

Policeman in court over officer kidnap plot claim

Sweden's Tomas Lindahl, one of the joint winners of the 2015 Nobel Prize for chemistry, at the Francis Crick Institute in Potters Bar (AP)

Retired UK-based scientist awarded Nobel prize for DNA repair research

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