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      Heath investigated by five forces

      Former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath is being investigated by five police forces as part of their inquiries into allegations of historical child abuse.

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      Cilla died after stroke, says coroner

      Cilla Black died of natural causes after falling and having a stroke on the balcony of her Spanish home, a coroner confirms.

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      Airport to be emergency lorry park

      A former airport in Kent is to be used as an emergency lorry park as cross-Channel disruption continues, the government announces.

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      Police teen searches 'unsustainable'

      One of the UK's most senior chief constables says tracing runaway teenagers takes up too much police time and is a job for social workers.

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      Bin lorry driver 'no blackout' claim

      The driver of a bin lorry which crashed in Glasgow denied having a history of blackouts after the incident which claimed six lives.

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      Kids Company in closure warning

      The Kids Company charity, which received £3m from ministers a week ago, tells the government it will close its services on Wednesday evening.

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      Burnham 'would nationalise railways'

      Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham promises to renationalise Britain's railways "line by line" if he becomes prime minister.

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      Treasury sells RBS stake at £1bn loss

      The government begins its sell-off of shares in part-nationalised lender Royal Bank of Scotland, raising £2.1bn, a third below the price it paid.

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      German prosecutor axed in treason row

      Germany's justice minister sacks the country's top prosecutor, who had accused the government of interfering with a treason investigation.

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      Farmers continue milk price protests

      Dairy farmers are continuing to protest at supermarkets in parts of the UK over the price they are paid for their milk.

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      Source: BBC International