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Sidonio Teixeira was attacked in prison workshop at HMP Long Lartin, Worcestershire.

Double killer due in court for sentencing on murder number three

The coffin of Munster Rugby head coach Anthony Foley is brought to repose in St Flannan's Church

Funeral to be held for rugby coach Anthony Foley

Mazher Mahmood, right, was found guilty of plotting to pervert the course of justice

Fake Sheikh Mazher Mahmood may face jail for Contostavlos trial conspiracy

Online gamblers have complained about hard-to-win promotions and blocks on payouts

Competition watchdog to probe online gambling firms amid unfair treatment claims

A minute's silence is observed for the victims of the Aberfan disaster outside the Aberfan Memorial Gardens in the village in Wales, on the 50th anniversary of the tragedy

Minute's silence on 50th anniversary of Aberfan disaster to remember 144 killed

European Council president Donald Tusk is urging Britain to reverse its Brexit decision and stay in the EU (AP)

Europe believes UK might think again about Brexit, warns ex-commissioner

Conservative candidate Robert Courts makes his winner's speech in Witney

Witney Tories survive Lib Dem challenge to hold Cameron's old seat

Andrew Marr had a stroke in January 2013, spending two months in hospital and undergoing extensive physiotherapy to help him walk

'Extremely concerning' figures suggest stroke patients being 'let down'

(left to right) Juliet Stevenson, Joely Richardson, Carey Mulligan and Vanessa Redgrave during a staged reading of the Dublin III regulation

Last Chance for child refugees as Government urged to act

Treasury Financial Secretary Jane Ellison says a new HMRC team has been formed to tackle the problem

Crackdown on firms which deny work rights to 'self employed'

Radio 1 DJs Greg James (left) Nick Grimshaw (second left), Clara Amfo (right) and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (centre) with inspirational young people at Kensington Palace, London, during a special reception ahead of BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards (BBC)

William and Kate hail teenage award winners as 'shining lights'

Phil Collins recently announced a comeback tour after changing his mind about retiring

Singer Phil Collins reveals Prince Charles's 40th birthday party request

Microsoft's results showed continued demand for cloud-based services

Microsoft reports better-than-expected quarterly results

Committee chairwoman Meg Hillier said the Cabinet Office must ensure the bodies 'are subject to consistent and effective oversight'

Call for more 'meaningful steps' to strengthen oversight of arm's-length bodies

Britain ranked 39 for youth health and well-being in the survey

Britain fourth best country in world to be young person, survey reveals

Internet Watch Foundation has removed more than a quarter of a million URLs since it was launched 20 years ago

Huge rise in child sex abuse images and videos being shared online

A serious sugary drink habit boosted the likelihood of having diabetes 10.5 times, scientists said

Drinking two sugary soft drinks a day doubles diabetes risk, research shows

Tom Cruise meets fans in Leicester Square

Tom Cruise gives rookie a masterclass in film

Mark Serwotka welcomed the move to end Concentrix's contract

Tax credit firm's contract 'to end early'

The couple married in 2014

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini divorced over husband's 'unreasonable behaviour'

Statisticians said the rise is thought to largely reflect factors other than an increase in actual levels of violence

Violent crime levels highest recorded under new logging system

Paul Gambaccini was speaking in Gibraltar.

Paul Gambaccini considering suing Met Police over sex abuse 'witch hunt'

The Defence Secretary was speaking at an international conference on waging war through advanced technology

Britain using cyber warfare in battle against IS, says Sir Michael Fallon

HMS Duncan sailed from Portsmouth on Tuesday to monitor the Kuznetsov task group

Theresa May condemns Russian 'aggression' as Royal Navy monitors warships

Sir Philip Green sold BHS for £1

MPs recommend former BHS owner Sir Philip Green is stripped of knighthood

Afia, at six months, with keeper Joanne Rudd at Bristol Zoo

Zoo's C-section baby gorilla meets fellow ape Romina for first time

Gorilla Kumbuka got out of his den at ZSL London Zoo

Gorilla Kumbuka 'guzzled five litres of squash' during London Zoo escape

Jamie Acourt is believed to be hiding from police in Spain (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Stephen Lawrence suspect thought to be hiding from drug charges in Spain

Prince Harry lays a wreath during the Metropolitan Police Service Annual Ceremony of Remembrance at the Metropolitan Police Training College in London

Tragic Met officers' families told: You do not mourn alone

Downing Street clarified that the Government was "categorically not reviewing whether or not students are included"

May rules out foreign students exemption from net migration figures

Scottish Constitution Secretary Derek Mackay will a copy of the draft Bill (Scottish Government/PA Wire)

Nicola Sturgeon publishes draft Bill for second Scottish independence vote

Sir Kevin did not personally benefit from hosting the events

Standards Committee chairman breached MPs' code of conduct

Gordon Semple's remains were discovered at a property on the Peabody Estate, south London, earlier this year

Case against man accused of strangling and dismembering police officer to open

Dozens of MPs have signed a motion calling for Sir Philip Green to lose his knighthood over the collapse of retailer BHS

Sir Philip Green hits back at Frank Field in BHS dispute

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the debate (Mark Ralston/Pool via AP)

Trump: I won't guarantee to accept election result

French president Francois Hollande arrives for the EU summit in Brussels (AP)

EU leaders vow to play hardball over Brexit

Jack Straw said he would not have ruled out the move when he was home secretary

Ex-home secretary Jack Straw backs age checks on migrants

Artist's impression of the Schiaparelli lander detaching from the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (European Space Agency/PA)

Missing Mars lander Schiaparelli may have ditched parachute too early

Mosques are likely to be the backbone of the new initiative.

Muslim leaders to launch anti-radicalisation scheme

Inadequate staffing levels are driving midwives to leave the NHS, according to a new report

Third of maternity units shut temporarily due to demand last year, poll reveals

The Government is to choose whether to expand airport capacity at Heathrow or Gatwick

Policy chief warned Cameron over Heathrow air quality plan

Former Coronation Street actress and Labour candidate Tracy Brabin is standing in Batley and Spen by-election

PM faces first election test as voters go to polls in David Cameron's old seat

The British Cardiovascular Society study found gaps in the care given to heart patients between 6pm and 8am on weekdays and over the weekend

Lack of out-of-hours care 'putting heart patients at risk'

A clinical trial on two groups of elderly people found those who followed an exercise programme saw a small improvement in overall thinking skills compared to those who did not exercise

Regular exercise 'could benefit people with early dementia'

Stephen Hawking speaks during the launch of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence in Cambridge.

Hawking warns AI could be either the best or worst thing to happen to humanity

Corporal Anne-Marie Ellement took her own life after the rape allegations

RMP apology for family of corporal who killed herself after rape claims

The BBC said it stood by the findings of the review and the decision to take Tony Blackburn off air at the start of this year

Tony Blackburn 'can't wait' for Radio 2 return in new year

Licensing powers are the latest to be handed back to the local authority in Rotherham, since it was stripped of a series of its functions last year in the wake of the child abuse scandal.

Rotherham council to get back taxi licensing powers

Crowds line the street as a hearse carrying the coffin of Anthony Foley passes Thomond Park stadium in Limerick

Munster Rugby players and fans pay tribute to Anthony Foley as body flown home

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