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Gert's just a flirt as remains of hurricane fail to deliver tropical warmth

It was billed as a saviour of what is left of summer for some parts of Britain but Hurricane Gert's remains did not quite make the centigrade.

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Surge in planning applications for home improvements

Planning applications for home improvements have surged in recent years, with a boom in basements and loft conversions and a drop-off in conservatories, analysis has found.

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Former PE teacher exposed as 'clandestine sex offender' jailed for five years

A former PE teacher of 30 years standing has been exposed as a "clandestine sex offender" who abused pupils since he was at teacher training college and has been jailed for five years.

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24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area, says survey

Nearly a quarter of parents have moved house to be within their desired school catchment area, a survey has found.

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800-year-old coffin damaged after child put in it for photograph

An 800-year-old coffin was damaged when a family lifted a child over a museum barrier and into it for a photograph.

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Police arrest sword suspect in Cromer

A man suspected to have been armed with a sword has been arrested in a seaside town days after police increased patrols amid a rise in reported crime.

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Murder bid inquiry after teenager stabbed with men and boys arrested

Detectives have arrested two men and two boys on suspicion of attempted murder after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed repeatedly.

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You're getting warmer...summer's back

Parts of Britain are set to see a glimpse of summer again this week as temperatures reach their highest since mid-July.

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'Hot' housing market in central England defies national average

Swathes of central England are seeing a "mini-boom" in house price growth, which is rising at more than double the national average rate, according to an index.

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Police patrol seaside resort where pubs shut early after reports of disorder

Police patrols are in place in a seaside town where pubs closed early following reports of "low-level disorder" and anti-social behaviour.

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Summer heat due to return with highest temperatures since middle of July

Britain is set to enjoy a return of the summer sun this week as temperatures reach their highest since mid-July.

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Jeremy Hunt in fresh attack on Stephen Hawking over NHS 'direction of change'

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has launched a fresh attack on Professor Stephen Hawking for suggesting the "direction of change" in the NHS is towards a US-style insurance system.

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Firefighters do 'brilliant job' in bringing Essex warehouse blaze under control

A huge fire at a packaging warehouse has been brought under control, Essex Fire Service said.

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McDonald's could face first UK strike after workers back industrial action

US fast-food giant McDonald's could face its first strike on British soil after workers at two restaurants backed a call for industrial action.

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McDonald's could face first UK strike after workers back industrial action

US fast-food giant McDonald's could face its first strike on British soil after workers at two restaurants backed a call for industrial action.

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Michael Barrymore entitled to 'more than nominal' damages over wrongful arrest

Entertainer Michael Barrymore is entitled to "more than nominal" damages against Essex Police over the wrongful arrest which he says destroyed his career, a High Court judge has ruled.

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Pensioners seeking sun and fun should head to West Sussex

West Sussex offers the best quality of life for retired people, according to a study covering England and Wales.

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Pair deny murdering man who was attacked in superstore

Two men have denied murdering a 26-year-old who was attacked inside a Morrisons supermarket.

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British tourist denies pointing laser pens at planes after fine threat

A British holidaymaker threatened with a huge fine for using laser pens with his children has insisted: "We weren't pointing them at planes."

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Pioneering counselling scheme for domestic abusers cuts re-offending by a third

A two-session counselling programme for low-level, first time domestic abusers can cut re-offending rates by a third, a groundbreaking experiment has shown.

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