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FASLANE DEALS 'TO SECURE 6,700 JOBS'
Chancellor George Osborne announces more than £500m of contracts for the Royal Navy's submarine base at Faslane, securing 6,700 jobs.

'MORE MALE CARERS NEEDED' FOR ELDERLY
More male carers are needed to look after older people, the Chief Executive of Care England says.

FERRIES RESUME AFTER CALAIS BLOCKADE
Ferry services resume at the Port of Calais following a fresh protest by former workers of a dissolved ferry company.

EBOLA NURSE WORKS AT HOSPITAL THAT SAVED HIM
The first British healthcare worker who caught and survived Ebola is working as an NHS nurse in the hospital that helped save his life.

FRIENDS NAMED AS SHOREHAM VICTIMS
Two friends embarking on a cycle ride were victims of the Shoreham air crash that claimed 11 lives, it emerges.

CARNIVAL CROWDS FLOCK TO NOTTING HILL
Crowds of people descend on Notting Hill Carnival as hundreds of youngsters taken part in the Children's Day procession.

UNION IN 'MORTAL DANGER', SAYS BROWN
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown says the next 12 months could determine the long-term fate of the union between England and Scotland.

INQUIRY INTO RESTAURANT TIPPING ABUSE
The abuse of tipping by restaurants is to be the subject of an investigation launched by Business Secretary Sajid Javid.

MURDER CHARGE OVER DEATH AT FLAT
A man is charged with murder after a women was found stabbed to death at her flat in East Sussex.

UK AMBASSADOR SUMMONED OVER TRIAL
Britain's ambassador to Egypt is summoned over his "unacceptable interference" following the trial of three al-Jazeera journalists.

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