Tesco to axe 1,200 head office jobs

The UK's biggest supermarket will cut a quarter of its workforce in Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield.

Queen’s Speech: Labour to force vote on public pay cap

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London fire: Fire safety risk inspections pointless, says expert

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Newspaper headlines: ‘May’s top team splits over Brexit’

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Large crowds gather to smell the stinky flower.

Singhsbury’s renamed Morrisinghs after row

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Battle of the bins

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HMS Queen Elizabeth sets sail from Rosyth for sea trials

The Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier has left its home port for the first time.

Couple blocked from adopting ‘due to cultural heritage’

A Sikh couple claim their skin colour was the main objection for the adoption agency.

Queen to receive £6m pay increase from public funds

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