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Woman wins landmark bereavement case

Image copyright PA Image caption Jakki Smith and John Bulloch were together for 16 years A woman has won her legal battle for better rights for unmarried people who lose their long-term partners. NHS worker Jakki Smith, from Chorley, Lancashire, took the government to court for breaching her human rights in denying her bereavement damages. […]

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Chennai Six: Britons jailed in India win appeal

Image caption (From top left, clockwise) Nick Dunn, Paul Towers, Nick Simpson, Ray Tindall, John Armstrong and Billy Irving Six British former soldiers who have been imprisoned on weapons charges in India since 2013 are to be released. They were arrested while working as guards on ships to combat piracy in the Indian Ocean. The […]

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Australia knocks UK Brexit trade plan

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Australia has criticised the UK’s post-Brexit trade plans to split quotas of food imports from around the world. EU rules allow for a certain amount of goods to be brought in from countries outside of the Union without charging full tariffs. After Brexit, the UK and EU want to split these […]

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Peter Kay's Car Share to make surprise return

Image copyright BBC/Goodnight Vienna Productions Image caption Will John (Peter Kay) and Kayleigh (Sian Gibson) finally have a happy ending? Fans of Peter Kay’s sitcom Car Share thought it had ended for good – but the comedian has announced there will be two more episodes. Kay said he wanted to “quit while you’re ahead” after […]

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Gove: Blame Iran not Boris in Nazanin case

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMichael Gove: “I think Boris is doing a great job as foreign secretary” Michael Gove has come under fire for saying he didn’t know what Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was doing in Iran when she was arrested in 2016. Mr Gove told Andrew Marr he would “take her husband’s […]