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Suspects are almost 25% more likely to be charged for crimes in urban areas than the countryside.
A large study has begun to find out whether nirsevimab should be offered to all babies in the UK.
Patients facing agonising waits as NHS struggles to provide treatment quickly, BBC analysis shows.
Nitnem Gutkas are issued by the UK Defence Sikh Network at a ceremony in London.
Political tensions mean both nations have been shut out of the EU's prestigious Horizon programme.
Migrant communities around the world lift trade between their new and former countries.
John Lewis says the cost of living crisis was "front of mind" as it joins other big brands launching festive campaigns.
A growing number of older renters are struggling as rents rise and the cost of living increases.
Brexit backer Lord Wolfson says immigration rules should be relaxed to tackle labour shortages.
The government's justification for upcoming UK tax rises and spending cuts is shaky, economists say.


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