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Reality Check: Do UK supermarkets vary prices by area?

Image copyright Getty Images Something unusual has been happening in UK supermarkets in the last week. Since Tuesday 1 May, minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland has meant that they have not been charging the same prices for groceries across the UK. A report into competition between supermarkets in 2000 conducted by the Competition Commission (CC) […]

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Trump on London knife crime 'war zone'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A tent covers the scene where a 20-year-old man collapsed after being fatally stabbed near Link Street, Hackney on 5 April this year US President Donald Trump has deplored London’s knife crime, at the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) meeting. Lauding US gun rights, the president said he recently read […]

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Jamie Oliver calls on Theresa May to act on childhood obesity

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘I don’t ban junk food at home’, says Jamie Oliver Jamie Oliver has called on the prime minister “to do the right thing” to tackle childhood obesity. Oliver and fellow celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall are due to give evidence to the Health and Social Care Select Committee […]

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Four hurt in incident in Newport

Image copyright Google Four people have been taken to hospital after an incident in Newport. A Welsh Ambulance Service spokeswoman said it believed they were pedestrians who had been struck by a vehicle. A police cordon has been set up. Gwent Police has been asked for further details. Paramedics were called to Cambrian Road at […]

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Legal battle toddler Alfie Evans dies

Image copyright ACTION4ALFIE Image caption Alfie Evans was in a “semi-vegetative state” in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital Alfie Evans, the 23-month-old toddler at the centre of a High Court legal battle, has died, nearly a week after his life support was withdrawn. The boy from Merseyside, who had a degenerative brain condition, died at 02:30 […]

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RBS profit trebles as costs fall

Image copyright Getty Images Royal Bank of Scotland has reported a profit of £792m for the first three months of the year, up from £259m for the same quarter last year. The rise is partly thanks to a fall in restructuring costs, and a drop in conduct and litigation costs. Running costs at the bank, […]