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Violent crime soars by 18 per cent as warnings raised on falling police numbers

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Violent crime soars by 18 per cent as warnings raised on falling police numbers in 2017. THE nation is in the grip of a surge in violent crime, figures have revealed. Shocking statistics show that offenses of violence have soared by 18 per cent in just 12 months. They come as a separate report showed the number of police officers has fallen to its lowest level since 1985. Steve White, chairman of the Police Federation which represents rank and file officers, said: “What more of a wake-up call does the government need? “Officer numbers are dropping consistently every year yet our members are having to deal with not only more crimes but the most unimaginable atrocities such as those in Westminster, Manchester and London Bridge.
Violent crimes up 18% as the number of police officers has fallen to its lowest level since 1985 “Particularly worrying is the drop in the front line and neighbourhood officers when we all know that community policing is fundamental in tackling both traditional c…

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May's spokesman says level of sterling is for markets to determine

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The level of sterling, which has tumbled to near 13-month lows over Brexit fears and the dollar strength, is for financial markets to determine, British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday.

from Reuters: UK https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-sterling/mays-spokesman-says-level-of-sterling-is-for-markets-to-determine-idUKKBN1KY13I?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews
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Russia's foreign ministry says Skripal case allegations 'groundless'

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Russia's foreign ministry on Monday said allegations of Moscow's involvement in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in the English town of Salisbury - an event which led to a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia - were groundless.

from Reuters: UK https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-poison-skripal-russia/russias-foreign-ministry-says-skripal-case-allegations-groundless-idUKKBN1KY0W7?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews
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Thomas Markle fears he won't see royal daughter Meghan again - Sun

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Thomas Markle has not spoken to his daughter Meghan since her star-studded wedding to Britain's Prince Harry and fears she will not contact him again, the Sun newspaper reported on Monday.

from Reuters: UK https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-royals-markle/thomas-markle-fears-he-wont-see-royal-daughter-meghan-again-sun-idUKKBN1KY0OW?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews
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UK consumer spending dips in July, modest pay rises ahead

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British consumer spending dipped last month and few employers plan to offer bigger pay rises, according to economic surveys on Monday that suggest future growth is likely to remain modest.

from Reuters: UK https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-economy/uk-consumer-spending-dips-in-july-modest-pay-rises-ahead-idUKKBN1KX0VA?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews
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Heathrow Airport passport queues reached two-and-a-half hours in July - data

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Passengers arriving at London's Heathrow Airport had to queue at passport control for up to two-and-a-half hours in July, official figures showed, sparking further criticism from aviation chiefs about delays caused by Britain's border regime.

from Reuters: UK https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-airports-virgin-atlantic/heathrow-airport-passport-queues-reached-two-and-a-half-hours-in-july-data-idUKKBN1KY0PC?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews
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Splits deepen over British ex-minister Johnson's burqa comments

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Former British foreign minister Boris Johnson returned from his summer holiday to face both criticism and support over his remarks about burqas, amid deepening divisions in Britain's ruling Conservative Party on Sunday.

from Reuters: UK https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-burqa-johnson/splits-deepen-over-british-ex-minister-johnsons-burqa-comments-idUKKBN1KX0E7?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews
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Nobel prize winning author V.S. Naipaul dies aged 85 - BBC

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Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001, has died at his home in London aged 85, the BBC reported on Saturday.

from Reuters: UK https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-people-naipaul/nobel-prize-winning-author-v-s-naipaul-dies-aged-85-bbc-idUKKBN1KW0MV?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews
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Collapsed UK retailer BHS pension scheme secured by $1 billion insurance buyout

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The pensions of 9,000 employees of collapsed British department store chain BHS were secured on Sunday after a specialist insurer announced an insurance buyout of the firm's 'BHS2' scheme covering 800 million pounds of liabilities.

from Reuters: UK https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-retail-bhs-pensions/collapsed-uk-retailer-bhs-pension-scheme-secured-by-1-billion-insurance-buyout-idUKKBN1KX0EU?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews
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Marathon man Butter third of way through epic worldwide challenge

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British ultra-runner Nick Butter is almost a third of the way through a journey that will see him attempt to run a marathon in 196 countries to raise money in the battle against prostate cancer.

from Reuters: UK https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-marathon-challenge/marathon-man-butter-third-of-way-through-epic-worldwide-challenge-idUKKBN1KX021?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews
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Travel guide

Is it sexist to provide additional, specific safety advice for female and not male travellers? Of course not, says a white paper by a travel risk management consultancy. More than half of business travellers don’t receive any pre-trip information, according to Drum Cussac. Its travel safety guide provides advice and tips for LGBT, female and disabled business travellers. As the Bournemouth-based security company says, thanks to globalisation, international business travel has become the eve...

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