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HEATH INVESTIGATED BY FOUR FORCES
Former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath is being investigated by four police forces as part of their inquiries into allegations of historical child abuse.

CILLA DIED AFTER STROKE SAYS CORONER
Cilla Black died of natural causes after falling and having a stroke on the balcony of her Spanish home, a coroner confirms.

AIRPORT TO BE EMERGENCY LORRY PARK
A former airport in Kent is to be used as an emergency lorry park as cross-Channel disruption continues, the government announces.

POLICE TEEN SEARCHES 'UNSUSTAINABLE'
One of the UK's most senior chief constables says tracing runaway teenagers takes up too much police time and is a job for social workers.

PARENTS TAGGED OVER IS TRAVEL FEAR
The adult members of two families will have electronic tags fitted because of fears they could take children to areas controlled by Islamic State militants, a court rules.

FARMERS CONTINUE MILK PRICE PROTESTS
Dairy farmers are continuing to protest at supermarkets in parts of the UK over the price they are paid for their milk.

BIN LORRY DRIVER 'NO BLACKOUT' CLAIM
The driver of a bin lorry which crashed in Glasgow denied having a history of blackouts after the incident which claimed six lives.

LABOUR URGED TO END 'CORBYN MADNESS'
Labour must "end the madness" of recent weeks over Jeremy Corbyn's candidacy and choose Yvette Cooper as its next leader, Alan Johnson says.

TREASURY SELLS RBS STAKE AT £1BN LOSS
The government begins its sell-off of shares in part-nationalised lender Royal Bank of Scotland, raising £2.1bn, a third below the price it paid.

UK TO EXTEND TORNADO STRIKES IN IRAQ
The RAF Tornado mission against Islamic State militants in Iraq is to be extended until at least 2017, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.

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