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UK weather: Thunderstorms warning as parts of South East see 1,000 lightning strikes in hour
Torrential rain and thunderstorms struck parts of the UK overnight - with some areas seeing 1,000 lightning strikes in the space of an hour.
Man's stabbing death is fifth killing in London in just six days
A man has died after a triple stabbing in north London - the fifth killing in the capital in just six days.
Pensioner seriously hurt in accident with Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's motorcycle escort
A woman in her 80s is in a serious condition in hospital following an accident involving a marked police motorbike in the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's convoy.
Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart boldly calls for rivals to quit so he can take on Johnson
Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has called on his rivals to drop out so he can take on frontrunner Boris Johnson in the final ballot to choose the party's next leader and the UK's new prime minister.
Ed Sheeran wins council battle to keep pub sign dedicated to his wife
Ed Sheeran has won a fight to keep a pub sign he put up without permission at his country estate in Suffolk, dedicated to his wife.
Scotland alcohol sales at lowest level in 25 years after price controls introduced
Scotland has seen the lowest level of alcohol sales for almost 25 years after new cost controls were introduced.
Oxford University given record £150m donation to fund AI ethics institute
An American billionaire and adviser to Donald Trump has given Oxford University its largest single donation "since the Renaissance" to investigate the ethics of artificial intelligence.
Monsoon offers landlords profit-share deal in rescue bid
Monsoon Accessorize, the struggling fashion retailer, is to offer landlords a share of future profits after snubbing their demands for an equity stake in the company.
UK river is 'more polluted than Great Pacific Garbage Patch'
Greenpeace is calling for "bold" plastic reduction targets after a survey of 13 rivers found that all contained microplastics.
Inflation falls back to 2% as air fares dive after Easter
The rate of inflation has fallen to 2% as the cost of air travel fell in May following increases ahead of Easter the previous month.