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Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz say they're 'heartbroken' over sad loss

Brooklyn, who is Victoria and David’s son, has admitted alongside his wife Nicola that they "miss you so much" after a "tough month" and bereavement.

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Outlaws and The Office star banned from shop for life over 'remarks'

The Office co-creator Stephen Merchant has been banned from High and Mighty after he made 'sizeist' jibes about the shop's extra-large clothes, according to reports

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Martin Lewis urges state pensioners to spend £31 immediately

The BBC and ITV star made the call for DWP state pensioners on a recent edition of his 8pm Tuesday night show.

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'All' electric car owners in UK issued 'five minute' charging warning

Nio, a premium Chinese car manufacturer, has launched the third generation of its Power Swap Stations, which allow motorists to replace their batteries in under five minutes.

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People looking for new mortgage warned they may have to 'move 40 miles'

Research from Moneybox found 35 per cent of those surveyed feel optimistic about becoming homeowners in the UK currently.

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BBC star Clive Myrie 'shaken' by 'disturbing' messages

Clive Myrie, 59, said he was left "shaken" after finding out a man who threatened his life had previous firearms convictions

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UK drivers will have 'mandatory' speed limiters installed in cars from July

It is estimated that the technology will reduce accidents by 30 per cent, in a major pushout for tech in cars to improve safety across the continent.

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NS&I issues 'security' warning to Premium Bonds holders and says 'check'

NS&I, which is backed by the Treasury, has spoken out over how players and Bonds holders can get their money in their accounts faster.

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'Two and a half hours to get through security': More anger at new Birmingham Airport queues

Long queues have again formed at Birmingham Airport as the rush to getaway from the British weather seesm to be thwarted again.

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UK set for 29C heatwave sizzler from France and it'll arrive next week

The mercury and thermometer is set to soar with stifling heat finally hitting the country, according to Netweather TV projections.

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DVSA warns drivers with suitcase in car over £300 fines 'and penalty points'

£300 fines could be handed out to motorists and road users on road trips and heading for staycations - all because of a suitcase mistake, experts have warned.

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Rail passengers slapped with fare hike after 'glitch' meant it didn't rise in March

South Western Railway increased prices on 522 routes in and out of London last week after a major glitch meant the fares did not rise in line with other rail fares in March.

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Airport passengers slapped with £604 'hidden' charge before flying

Recent data ahead of the big summer getaway with holidaymakers jetting off abroad has emerged - and shows passengers and holidaymakers being hit by HUNDREDS.

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Four DWP benefits NOT rising in June despite millions of claimants getting boost

Thousands of people on Universal Credit (UC) will finally get their increased payment amounts in line with inflation from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

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All Sky and Virgin Media users warned over UK ban from 'August 17'

Amex will be banned as a payment method on eBay, the US auction site and retailer has warned, and now broadband providers have warned they don't accept it either.

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Universal Credit and JSA claimants getting '50 per cent discount' from DWP

Those claiming the benefit can cut their travel costs by up to 50 per cent by getting the Jobcentre Plus Travel Discount Card.

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Birmingham Airport queues live as chaos continues and passengers say 'carnage'

Waits at the terminal amid building works and new liquid rules have sparked waits for passengers

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DWP could 'loosen' benefit sanctions for PIP and Universal Credit claimants

The DWP is under pressure to change its culture to encourage more and more benefit claimants back into work, amid a PIP and Universal Credit crackdown.

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New HMRC rules and strict tax crackdown results in 'not a single fine'

Landmark powers to impose huge fines to tackle tax evasion and avoidance are ‘pointless’, figures released on Sunday (June 16) have revealed.

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DWP 'rejecting' PIP claimants because they 'smile during assessment'

The woman has hit out at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) after being denied PIP.