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Siege continues into second night as armed police negotiate with 'gunman'

Armed police on Harbour Road, Pagham, West Sussex, where they are in a stand-off with a 72-year-old man who is thought to have a gun

Armed police have begun a second night of talks with a pensioner who is refusing to leave a house and is thought to have a gun.

12:20am Tuesday 30 August 2016

Transport planners 'neglecting air quality in favour of road death prevention'

Academics estimate that over 50,000 deaths a year can be attributed to air pollution in the UK

There has been little improvement in air quality over the last 20 years as transport planners concentrate on preventing road deaths, according to a new study.

12:20am Tuesday 30 August 2016

David Cameron 'increased some special advisers' pay by up to 24% in 2015'

David Cameron increased the salary of some of his special advisers by as much as £18,000

David Cameron gave some of his special advisers bumper pay rises just months before they were given generous severance packages, it has been reported.

12:20am Tuesday 30 August 2016

Aidan Turner hurt in freak sea accident while filming new Poldark series

Poldark star Aidan Turner (BBC/PA)

Poldark star Aidan Turner was injured by a freak wave while filming the drama.

12:20am Tuesday 30 August 2016

Willy Wonka actor Gene Wilder dies aged 83

Gene Wilder has died aged 83

Willy Wonka star and "comic genius" Gene Wilder has died aged 83.

12:20am Tuesday 30 August 2016

Failure to deliver on employment rights pledges after Brexit would be 'betrayal'

Chuka Umunna has written to the Prime Minister warning her that a failure to protect employment rights would amount to "a betrayal of British workers"

British workers could lose many of their employment rights after Brexit unless the Government draws up new laws to protect them, a senior Labour MP has warned.

12:20am Tuesday 30 August 2016

Home Secretary to meet French minister amid border control and Jungle fears

The Jungle camp in Calais has become a source of resentment among the French

The Home Secretary will travel to Paris to meet her French counterpart amid growing fears the French could axe British border controls in Calais and send the Jungle camp to Dover.

12:20am Tuesday 30 August 2016

Jeremy Corbyn to unveil 'digital manifesto' in pitch to keep Labour leader's job

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to unlock the power of technology to drive his campaign forward

Jeremy Corbyn will pledge to draw up a digital bill of rights as part of a new manifesto to promote and harness the internet as he continues to tour the country in his Labour leadership campaign.

12:20am Tuesday 30 August 2016

Every region better off than last year, research finds

Some areas are challenging London and the South East amid a boost in prosperity, research found

Every region in Britain is more prosperous than last year, with some areas emerging as challengers to London and the South East for affluence, a new report shows.

12:16am Tuesday 30 August 2016

Mother's delight as conjoined twin daughters prepare to start school

Rosie and Ruby Formosa, who are due to start school in September

Conjoined twins who had a slim chance of survival are now preparing to go to school for the first time.

12:04am Tuesday 30 August 2016
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