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Andrew Garfield and Dev Patel among Brits hoping for Oscar nominations

Andrew Garfield, Hugh Grant, Naomie Harris and Dev Patel will be among the British stars hoping to hear their names called when the Oscar nominations are announced on Tuesday.

Celebs

Ewan McGregor snubs Piers Morgan over host's remarks on women's marches

Hollywood star Ewan McGregor refused to appear on Good Morning Britain because of host Piers Morgan's comments about the women's marches.

Celebs

'Recruitment cannot be taken for granted' as Army misses target for new troops

The Ministry of Defence "cannot take future recruitment for granted", a minister said, as it emerged the Army missed its target last year by more than 2,500 troops.

National

Government vows to deliver Article 50 pledge despite Supreme Court reverse

The Government's defeat in a historic court battle over Brexit will not derail Theresa May's plan to start negotiations on withdrawal from the EU by the end of March, Downing Street has said.

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Special relationship with UK can always be closer, says White House

The special relationship between Britain and the US "can always be closer", the White House has said.

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Government borrowing higher than expected in December

The Government borrowed a higher-than-expected £6.9 billion in December, marking the final update on the UK's public finances for 2016.

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More passengers dissatisfied with railway service

Passenger satisfaction with Britain's railways has fallen by two percentage points over the past 12 months, new figures show.

Regional

Two more arrests over shooting attack on NI policeman

Detectives investigating the attempted murder of a policeman in Northern Ireland have made two more arrests.

National

Charity patron Kate visiting staff and families at children's hospice

The Duchess of Cambridge will today visit a children's hospice run by a charity she supports as royal patron.

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UK toy industry enjoys sales boost and predicts top sellers of 2017

The average UK child received £350 worth of toys last year, figures suggest, as toys by Lego, Playmobil and Spin Master were predicted to be the top sellers of 2017.

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BT expecting £530 million hit over 'improper practices' in Italian division

BT has warned on profits after saying i t expects to take a £530 million hit from the fallout of accounting irregularities at its Italian division, up from a previous estimate of £145 million.

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Man sought after bus passenger stabbed to death during altercation

A bus passenger has been stabbed to death after an altercation with another man, police have said.

National

'Super cases' and cyber scams send fraud soaring past £1bn mark

The cost of f raud to Britain rose above £1 billion for the first time in five years in 2016, driven in part by a huge surge in cyber crime.

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'Clear increase in penalty' for motorists guilty of serious speeding offences

Drivers responsible for the most serious speeding offences are set to face harsher penalties under new sentencing guidelines for magistrates.

National

Mother jailed over 'sickening' plot to let paedophile rape daughter, seven

A woman who took part in a "sickening" plot to let a paedophile rape her seven-year-old daughter has been jailed for nine years.

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Special relationship with UK can always be closer, says White House

The special relationship between Britain and the US "can always be closer", the White House has said.

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GCHQ spy agency chief Robert Hannigan to step down

The head of spy agency GCHQ has announced he is to step down after just over two years in the post - sparking a search for candidates to take over one of the most senior roles in British intelligence.

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UK could stay in single market in post-Brexit plan drawn-up by Wales parties

Britain can restrict the free movement of labour after Brexit while remaining in the European single market, political parties in Wales have said.

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Tunisia beach massacre victim identified by glittery nail varnish, inquest told

A victim of the Tunisia beach massacre was identified by her glittery nail varnish after being shot in the neck and chest, an inquest has heard.

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Self-fuelling tumours resist breast cancer drugs, research shows

Breast cancer tumours can overcome attempts to shut off their oestrogen fuel supply by making the hormone themselves, scientists have learned.

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