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The Park It Right Lowestoft page features images of poorly parked vehicles

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Newport Primary School in Leyton said health guidelines meant it could not look after fasting Muslim children

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William Hague is standing down as Foreign Secretary

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Among British women in relationships, 70 per cent say they are mostly responsible for cooking and food shopping

Majority of British women are still responsible for cooking and food shopping, research finds

Although two thirds of women in the UK are now in employment, 72 per cent say they do most of the household cleaning

Young adults are “the most acutely affected by some distance” by the very sharp falls in pay

Pensioners got richer during recession, while young were hardest hit

The findings will increase the pressure on the Government to ensure a 'fair recovery' in which young adults can 'catch up'

A study has found that, on average, close friends are likely to be as genetically related to one another as fourth cousins who share the same great, great, great grandparents

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Professor Fowler and his colleague Nicholas Christakis analysed DNA to see how different or similar each member of a pair was to one another

The Wonga TV advertising campaign, featuring puppets, will be scrapped after it was accused of appealing to children

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Andy Haste admits controversial payday lender has made ‘serious mistakes’

James Arbuthnot said Margaret Hodge’s approach was counter-productive

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The clubhouse at the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, and St Andrews principal and vice-chancellor Professor Louise Richardson

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Baroness Butler-Sloss has today stepped down as chairman of a wide-ranging inquiry into child abuse claims

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Foreign patients will face extra costs for treatment in the latest Government crackdown on health tourism

Doctors and hospitals are coming under increasing pressure to report people who should be paying for treatment

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