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Abducted UK children at greater risk if legal ties cut, Brexit officials say

Parents in the UK would find it “much more difficult” to recover abducted children if Britain fails to persuade the EU to continue legal...

Brian Aldiss: the pre-eminent science-fiction writer – and always a gentleman

I encountered Brian Aldiss when I was a boy. I liked him as a writer, but even more than I enjoyed his writing, I...

If Northern Irish women can now have an abortion in England, why not here?

Northern Ireland’s Department of Health has declined to issue new guidance on abortion to doctors and other health professionals because “there has been no...

English Football League investigates after fans made to show bras to stewards

The English Football League is investigating after female football fans were made to show their bras during “grossly invasive” security searches. At least 10 Grimsby...

UK families could get money off shopping bills if they hit exercise goals

Families could be offered discounts on their food shopping, cut-price sports gear and free cinema tickets for hitting exercise targets in a drive to...

Eric Daniels, former Lloyds boss, sues bank for withheld bonuses

Eric Daniels, the chief executive of Lloyds Bank when it was bailed out with £20bn of taxpayer money during the 2008 financial crisis, is...

Painting by Canaletto’s nephew saved from export after £11.7m appeal

A spectacular view of a German fortress by the 18th century Italian artist Bernardo Bellotto – nephew of the far more famous Canaletto –...

Man who made £30,000 faking Norman Cornish artwork told to repay £1

A con artist who made more than £30,000 selling artworks he claimed were by the renowned “pitman painter” Norman Cornish has been ordered to...

Provident Financial shares plunge after second profit warning

The doorstep lender Provident Financial saw its stock market value more than halve as it issued its second profit warning in a matter of...

UK public finances notch up first July surplus since 2002

The government ran the first July budget surplus in more than a decade last month, as Britain’s public finances recorded an unexpected leap back...