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Philip Hammond in 90 seconds

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Philip Hammond in 90 seconds

Take a look at the career of the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond. Video block text

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Government announces £390m investment in car industry amid claims of ‘sweetener deal’ for Nissan

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Government announces £390m investment in car industry amid claims of ‘sweetener deal’ for Nissan

A new £390 million investment boost for low-emission and driverless car manufacturers has been announced by the Chancellor amid claims that the Treasury offered Nissan a "sweetener" deal to remain in the UK after Brexit.  The Government refused to tell the independent Office for

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Net migration to be 80,000 a year lower after Brexit, OBR says  

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Net migration to be 80,000 a year lower after Brexit, OBR says  

Britain’s net migration will be 80,000 a year lower after leaving the EU, the country’s independent forecaster has said.  The Office of Budget Responsibility [OBR] said net immigration will be 185,000 a year rather than the 265,000 a year that was expected.  The news was welcomed by

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Marco Pierre White Jnr tricked friend into believing he had been arrested to go on £2,500 spending spree

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Marco Pierre White Jnr tricked friend into believing he had been arrested to go on £2,500 spending spree

A reality television star borrowed a friend’s credit card before pretending he had been arrested and needed to pay for his bail to spend at least £2,500, a court heard. Marco Pierre White Jnr arrived at model Carina Evans’s home dishevelled, half-dressed, in a "bad state" and

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Britain turns red to remember modern religious ‘martyrs’  

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Britain turns red to remember modern religious ‘martyrs’  

Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and a string of other landmarks around Britain are turning red to draw attention to the plight of people around the world being killed or persecuted for their faith. Churches, mosques and synagogues are among buildings being illuminated as part what is

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Under-reporting of mobile phone-related car accidents a “massive problem”

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Under-reporting of mobile phone-related car accidents a “massive problem”

Police believe far more road accidents are caused by drivers using their mobile phones at the wheel than is shown in official records, a new investigation reveals. Specialist collision officers say dangerous drivers are evading justice because police lack the powers and resources to probe

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Gunfire erupts as hundreds of families ‘try to flee from east Aleppo’

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Gunfire erupts as hundreds of families ‘try to flee from east Aleppo’

Hundreds of civilians trying to flee from east Aleppo have been forced back after gunfire erupted around them, according to a monitoring group. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said around 100 families tried to escape from the besieged enclave on Tuesday amid a fierce regime ground

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Autumn Statement in 90 seconds

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Autumn Statement in 90 seconds

The highlights of Chancellor Philip Hammond’s first and last Autumn Statement including a letting fee ban and a minimum wage increase. . Video block text

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What the Autumn Statement means for you

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What the Autumn Statement means for you

Consumer Affairs Editor Katie Morley picks out the key points from the Autumn Statement and what they mean for you. Highlighting new market-leading saving bonds, the scrapping of  tenancy fees and taxing work perks.  Video block text

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Scotland gets £800 million but income tax forecasts fall sharply

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Scotland gets £800 million but income tax forecasts fall sharply

Scottish ministers are to receive an extra £800 million to spend on improving the country’s infrastructure, the Chancellor has announced as official forecasts for income tax revenue north of the Border were cut sharply. Philip Hammond said his Autumn Statement contained a “very

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