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Tories’ lead over Labour down to five points in first poll since bombing

The Conservatives’ advantage over Labour has narrowed to just five points in the first opinion poll taken since Monday night’s suicide bomb attack in Manchester.

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In video: What we know so far about the Manchester terror attack

As detectives continued a huge inquiry into the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena, we look back on what we’ve learnt since Monday night’s terror attack.

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Off-duty police officer and eight-year-old girl among Manchester bombing victims

Off-duty police officer Elaine McIver and seven children under the age of 18 were among the 22 people killed in the Manchester Arena terrorist atrocity.

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British police ‘working closely’ with US again after ‘fresh assurances’

British police have reopened information-sharing ties with the US following a spat over leaked evidence from the Manchester bombing, police chiefs said.

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Parents lose Court of Appeal fight over baby Charlie’s treatment

A couple who want to take their sick baby son to the USA for treatment have lost a Court of Appeal fight.

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Manchester bombing was ‘dreadful, wicked’ attack, Queen tells young victims

The Queen condemned the “wicked” attack on Manchester Arena as she joined young victims of the suicide bomb at their hospital bedside.

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Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood plans free nursery places for three-year-olds

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood is setting out plans for free nursery places for all three-year-olds in Wales as she resumes her party’s General Election campaign following a pause after the Manchester bombing.

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Parents of baby Charlie seek Supreme Court hearing after losing appeal

A couple who want to take their sick baby son to the USA for treatment are preparing to ask the Supreme Court to analyse the case after losing the second round of a legal fight

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Tackling ‘cancer’ of Islamic extremism at heart of Ukip manifesto launch

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall has branded radical Islam “a cancer that needs to be cut out” as he pledged to seize the passports of Britons who go to fight for Islamic State.

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Cambridge University appoints Lego Professor of Play

The University of Cambridge has recruited a Lego Professor of Play following widespread interest in what was billed as a dream job role.

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Three men charged over alleged UK terror plot

Three men have been charged with terrorism offences in connection with an alleged UK terror plot.

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Seriously injured Manchester attack teenager ‘is a fighter’

The family of a teenage girl battling for her life after the Manchester attack have said she is “strong-willed and a fighter”.

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May did not use social media to encourage voter registration, analysis shows

The Conservative Party and Theresa May did not once use their social media platforms to encourage people to register to vote in the week before the deadline, an analysis by the Press Association has found.

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Man arrested as anti-terror police carry out new raids in Manchester bomb probe

Counter-terror police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have carried out fresh raids, searching addresses in Manchester and Merseyside.

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Hospitals in England ‘endured one of worst winters on record’

Hospitals in England have “endured one of the worst winters on record”, a crisis set to become an all-year-round norm, figures show.

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Manchester bomber Abedi ‘phoned mother to say forgive me hours before attack’

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was known to the security services and his risk to the public remained “subject to review” before he carried out his deadly attack.

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Key points from Ukip manifesto

Here are the key points from the Ukip manifesto:

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Bomb disposal team deployed to terraced house in Wigan

A bomb disposal team was deployed to a property being searched in Wigan following an arrest linked to the Manchester attack.

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Jeremy Corbyn to draw links between foreign wars and terrorism in UK

Jeremy Corbyn will draw links between Britain’s involvement in military interventions overseas and terrorism at home, as he resumes Labour’s General Election campaign four days after the Manchester bomb attack.

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£4.1m raised for victims of Manchester suicide bomb attack

More than £4 million has been raised for the victims of the suicide bomb attack in Manchester.

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