Hitachi set to scrap £16bn nuclear power station in Wales
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Hitachi set to scrap £16bn nuclear power station in Wales

Hitachi is expected to scrap plans to build a nuclear power station in Wales, becoming the second firm in two months to abandon a major nuclear project. The…

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Oxfam failed to address sexual misconduct and bullying, finds review
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Oxfam failed to address sexual misconduct and bullying, finds review

A damning interim review has highlighted Oxfam’s failure to tackle an environment at the charity that allowed sexual misconduct and bullying to go unchecked. The report, produced by…

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Ofsted inspections find three Steiner schools to be ‘inadequate’
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Ofsted inspections find three Steiner schools to be ‘inadequate’

The future of state-funded Steiner education has been thrown into doubt after a series of snap Ofsted inspections found that three of the four such schools set up…

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‘Stop treating seas as a sewer,’ MPs urge in bid for protection treaty
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‘Stop treating seas as a sewer,’ MPs urge in bid for protection treaty

A new global agreement to protect the seas should be a priority for the government to stop our seas becoming a “sewer”, according to a cross-party group of…

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Thursday briefing: Take no-deal Brexit off table, Corbyn demands
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Thursday briefing: Take no-deal Brexit off table, Corbyn demands

Top story: PM pleads for compromise – from behind red lines Good morning, I’m Warren Murray and it’s the “ideas on a postcard please” stage of Brexit. Jeremy…

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US plans new space sensors for missile defence against ‘rogue states’
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US plans new space sensors for missile defence against ‘rogue states’

Donald Trump will unveil a plan on Thursday for a major expansion in US missile defence that will rely on a new generation of space-based sensors. The administration’s…

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FBI arrests man it says planned to attack White House
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FBI arrests man it says planned to attack White House

Authorities in Georgia have arrested a man they say was planning to attack the White House. An FBI agent’s affidavit says 21-year-old Hasher Jallal Taheb of Cumming was…

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UK house prices fall at fastest rate in six years on back of Brexit – Rics
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UK house prices fall at fastest rate in six years on back of Brexit – Rics

The looming threat of Brexit has dragged down the UK property market further, with prices falling at the fastest rate in six years and the outlook for sales…

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Parents’ break-up more likely to harm mental health of children aged seven to 14
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Parents’ break-up more likely to harm mental health of children aged seven to 14

Parental separation is more likely to harm the mental health of children if they are aged at least seven when the split occurs, but appears to have no…

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New plant-focused diet would ‘transform’ planet’s future, say scientists
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New plant-focused diet would ‘transform’ planet’s future, say scientists

The first science-based diet that tackles both the poor food eaten by billions of people and averts global environmental catastrophe has been devised. It requires huge cuts in…

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