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The new database contains the names of around 16,000 doctors, nurses and other health workers who have received payments or benefits in 2015

30% of health professionals refuse to be named on drug firm payments database

The Queen will lead the nation in commemorating the Battle of the Somme

Queen to lead Battle of the Somme commemorations

An aerial view of Gatwick Airport in Sussex

Airport expansion decision deferred until at least October

The court was asked to rule if a woman can use her late daughter's frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild

Woman wins Court of Appeal ruling over dead daughter's frozen eggs

The market continues to bounce back after the Brexit vote

FTSE 100 surges as Carney signals rates cut

Jeremy Corbyn has been urged to resign

Corbyn under fire for 'offensive' comments at anti-Semitism event

Heather Watson has previously spoken of receiving death threats after losing matches

Heather Watson: I looked at Twitter abuse to punish myself after Wimbledon loss

Experts say that on average 200-300 earthquakes are recorded in the UK each year

'Windows rattled' as small earthquake hits Manchester

Wales fans in Paris after they beat Northern Ireland in a Euro 2016 knockout clash

'Exemplary' Wales fans praised ahead of Euro 2016 quarter-final

The BBC has led tributes to Gordon Murray who has died at the age of 95.

Trumptonshire creator Gordon Murray dies aged 95

Police have revealed information about the number of terrorism-related arrests

Record number of women terror suspects arrested

There were 1.1 million hospital admissions in 2014/15 for diseases caused by alcohol or made worse by it

Deaths linked to alcohol on the rise

The show was broadcast on the Queen's 90th birthday

Jokes about Queen's sex life on Radio 4 breached BBC guidelines

The photo shows a vivid aurora, similar to the Northern Lights on Earth, over one of the gas giant's poles (Nasa/PA)

Jupiter 'puts on firework party' before arrival of space probe Juno

Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn in They Died With Their Boots On.

Gone with the Wind actress turns 100

Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has moved to quell fears Brexit could undermine the UK's position as a leader on climate action

Government adopts target for 57% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

The former Kincora Boys home, as a senior ranking MI6 officer rejected any suggestion his organisation had been aware of the abuse

Senior MI6 officer quizzed over note claiming agent aware of Kincora sex abuse

Dame Judi Dench once joked that she would like to have Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's name inked on her bottom

Dame Judi Dench gets tattoo for 81st birthday

Some 57,750 households were accepted as homeless by their local council in the last year, figures show

Homelessness on 'shocking' scale amid surge in households with nowhere to live

MSPs have heard an independent Scotland would probably lose an opt-out on the euro if it became a member of the EU

EU 'transitional holding pen' talks for Scotland under way - former EC adviser

More households were in fuel poverty, according to figures

Number of households in fuel poverty rises to 2.38m

The findings are part of the Institute of Customer Service's response to the Government's consultation on tipping, gratuities and service charges

Britons want transparency on tipping, survey shows

Home Secretary Theresa May launches her Conservative leadership campaign at RUSI in London

Theresa May sets out 'one nation' vision in Tory leadership bid

British YouTube personality Calum McSwiggan posted a picture to Instagram after he was arrested (Calum McSwiggan/PA)

YouTube star Calum McSwiggan charged over West Hollywood assault claim

The cruise line still refuses to admit liability or pay damages to injured passengers taking proceedings in Italy

Costa Concordia survivors embroiled in legal battle must fly back to Italy

The Duchess of Cornwall in the Royal Box

Murray cruises into third round of Wimbledon after straight sets win

Mark Carney has signalled a rate cut in July or August

Sterling drops after Bank of England governor hints at interest rate cut

Michael Gove and Boris Johnson campaigned for Brexit

Tory leadership contender Gove did not believe Johnson could provide unity

Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech on Labour's anti-Semitism inquiry findings

Defiant Corbyn clings on as Labour leader

Michael Sandford is accused of trying to grab a policeman's gun in an attempt to kill Donald Trump, pictured

'Trump death bid' Briton charged in US

Idris Elba has been invited to vote for next year's Academy Awards.

Oscars chiefs invite record numbers to vote after diversity row

Despite the criticism, the review found outcomes of care were "broadly comparable" with those of other centres caring for children with congenital heart disease.

Children's heart ward review 'a cover-up and whitewash', say parents

The Government intends to expand motorway capacity by converting hundreds of miles of hard shoulder into permanent lanes

MPs call for motorway expansion plans to be scrapped amid safety concerns

The YouGov/CEBR Consumer Confidence Index slumped by seven points in the four days after the Brexit vote

Consumer confidence plummets in Brexit aftermath - report

Scientists from Newcastle University claimed tumour cells actually rely on fats to fuel growth in the study

Brain tumour breakthrough could lead to improved treatment

Sixth-formers taking the A-level will learn about how drones can be used to monitor crop pests and track wildlife poachers

Drones and DNA testing in new Environmental Science A-level

Idris Elba has been invited to vote for next year's Academy Awards

Oscars: organisers invite record numbers to vote after diversity row

Michael Sandford is accused of trying to grab a policeman's gun in an attempt to kill Donald Trump, pictured

'Trump death bid' Briton charged in US

The FTSE 100 jumped 219.7 points to 6360.1

FTSE 100 wipes out post-Brexit losses as market bounces back

Thousands of Remain supporters gather outside the Scottish Parliament

Thousands turn out for pro-EU demonstration in Edinburgh

Prime Minister David Cameron was not invited to join the prime ministers and presidents of the other 27 EU nations as they returned to discuss the Brexit fallout (AP)

EU 'crystal clear' that single market access means accepting freedom of movement

Jeremy Corbyn speaking at a Momentum event at the School of Oriental and African Studies

Corbyn: I have people's mandate to stay as leader

John McDonnell has said MPs must accept the result of a leadership challenge on Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn 'set to face leadership challenge from Angela Eagle'

The pupils were on a DoE expedition in the Brecon Beacons

Schoolchildren rescued from Brecon Beacons were never missing, says headmaster

Marcus Willis waves as he leaves centre court with Roger Federer

I've earned myself a beer, says Willis after Wimbledon dream ends

Paul Gascoigne is accused of racially aggravated abuse

Paul Gascoigne faces trial after denying racially-aggravated offence

Rita Ora's home was burgled

Rita Ora burglary: Man jailed over £200,000 raid

From late next year Coronation Street will be broadcast six times a week

ITV to broadcast Coronation Street six times a week from late 2017

The Prince of Wales attends the 154th Royal Norfolk Show in Norwich

Charles all 'ale and hearty at country show

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