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The 72-year-old man is believed to have a gun

'Gunman', 72, in stand-off with police

The younger a child is, the more expensive the care

Number of nurseries going bust almost doubles in a year

HMS Daring will sail from Portsmouth on Friday to help protect US aircraft carriers engaged in bombing raids against IS targets in Iraq and Syria

HMS Daring heading to Persian Gulf to help in Islamic State fight

Dancers perform during the Children's Day parade at the Notting Hill Carnival

Thousands expected at Notting Hill Carnival grand finale

Leicester has one station serving 342,627 people

Leicester tops 'least railway stations per population' poll

Jeremy Corbyn's consultation will look at measures to tackle the 'systematic disadvantage' faced by minorities in Britain

Labour to fight for diverse and united Britain, vows Jeremy Corbyn

The tax burden on an average household over a lifetime has been estimated at £825,000

Tax burden on 'average household' will reach '£825,000' over a lifetime

A Mediterranean diet can treat heart disease better than cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins, experts claim.

Meditrerranean diet 'better at treating heart disease than statins'

The boundary review could be bad news for Labour.

'Gerrymandering' claim with Labour set to lose most seats under boundary review

The English Channel viewed from Dover

Swimmer dies after being pulled from the water during cross-channel attempt

Two 17-year-old males were arrested in the Greater Manchester area on suspicion of drugs offences and are being questioned by police

Teenager who died at Leeds Festival after taking drugs named

International Development Secretary Priti Patel will consider the national interest in making funding decisions

Labour warning that aid budget should not be used as 'slush fund'

There have been protests against the ban in the UK as well as France

'Hot-blooded' Tory MP wades into French burkinis row

Concerns were reportedly raised over the pilots before the 9am United Airlines UA162 flight from Glasgow to Newark

US flight pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport amid alcohol concerns

Performers were head over heels to be taking part in the Notting Hill Carnival in west London.

Children join the festivities at London's Notting Hill Carnival family day

All trains in and out of Waterloo were stopped for a while after a fire was reported nearby

London Waterloo train services start again after lines blocked as fire reported

Ttip brought out health campaigners who were against the partnership

EU-US trade deal talks have stalled, says German economy minister

Police on Camber Sands after the deaths of five men pulled from the sea on the hottest day of the year

Camber Sands search called off after swimmer found safe and well

The group's supporters include former Tory minister Anna Soubry

Pro-EU Open Britain movement calls on PM to secure 'best possible relationship'

Mia Ayliffe-Chung died after being stabbed at a backpackers' hostel in Australia (Tommy Martin/PA)

Family 'immensely proud' of man who tried to save stabbed British backpacker

The Bank of England's chief economist has claimed property is a better option for retirement investment than pensions

Property trumps pension as retirement investment, economist claims

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, welcomes Nigel Farage at the rally in Jackson, Mississippi (AP)

Nigel Farage says 'Trump was my warm-up' and draws Reagan parallel

Lord Janner is alleged to have abused youngsters over a period spanning more than 30 years

Lord Janner abuse claims should be heard in court first - family

The coronet could be exported unless a UK buyer can be found (Department for Culture Media and Sport/PA)

Queen Victoria coronet could go overseas without UK buyer

Emily Middlemas auditions for The X Factor (ITV)

Back to the future as 2014 hopeful has another crack at The X Factor

Artist's impression issued by EDF of plans for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station

EDF boss Vincent de Rivaz 'confident' in Hinkley Point project

The scene on the M20 motorway after the lorry hit a motorway footbridge, causing it to collapse

Both M20 carriageways reopened to traffic a day after bridge collapse

BHS has ceased trading

BHS disappears from the high street as remaining stores close down

John McDonnell called Sir Richard Branson a 'tax exile who thinks he can try and intervene and undermine our democracy'

Corbyn ally calls for Sir Richard Branson and Sir Philip Green to lose titles

Theresa May will discuss Brexit with ministers at Chequers

Theresa May summons ministers to Chequers to discuss Brexit

A new tax is needed to fund the NHS and social care system, Dan Poulter says

Ex-minister calls for new tax to fund NHS and social care system

An Everton fan died after collapsing at Goodison Park

Everton fan dies after collapsing during Premier League match against Stoke

Research carried out for Which? in May found that 81% of Britons had received at least one nuisance call that month

Which? says bosses should be held personally accountable for nuisance calls

A boy said to be British features in the IS video

'British boy executing prisoner' in IS video

The fan collapsed at Goodison Park

Everton fan dies after collapsing during Premier League match against Stoke

The arrest centred on allegations of ticket touting at the Rio Olympics

Hospitality boss held in Rio ticket touting probe 'set to be released'

The scene on the M20 motorway after a lorry hit a bridge, causing it to collapse

M20 to remain closed overnight after digger on lorry brings down footbridge

The Government is considering the proposed Hinkley Point C scheme

EDF boss Vincent de Rivaz 'confident' in Hinkley Point project

New taxes could be a solution to NHS funding difficulties

Ex-minister calls for new tax to fund NHS and social care system

John McDonnell argued Sir Richard Branson was a 'tax exile who thinks he can try and intervene and undermine our democracy'

Corbyn ally calls for Sir Richard Branson and Sir Philip Green to lose titles

Georgia May Foote and Giovanni Pernice have gone separate ways

Georgia May Foote splits with Strictly partner and boyfriend Giovanni Pernice

A Tesco store was forced to close because of bad weather

Tesco store forced to close as rain pours through roof onto shop floor

The Prime Minister was at Lord's to see England take on Pakistan in a one-day international

Theresa May spotted watching England play cricket at Lord's

Double Olympic champion gymnast Max Whitlock pulled the lever to switch ITV channels off for an hour

ITV pulls plug as I Am Team GB campaign bids to get Britain moving

Police are investigating the death

Police probe after man, 26, dies in Creamfields festival campsite

Chris Annakin was among the players injured in the crash on Friday afternoon

Three Wakefield Wildcats players injured in road crash

John Cleese is reportedly talking to the BBC about a sitcom written for him

John Cleese 'in talks' for BBC sitcom shock return

It's For You was written for Cilla Black by John Lennon and Sir Paul McCartney (The Beatles Shop/PA Wire)

'Lost' Beatles record found by Cilla Black's nephew sold for £18,000

Marcos Burnett, 14, died in the Amatrice earthquake (Foreign and Commonwealth Office/PA)

Tributes pour in for Britons killed in Italy earthquake

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