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NO QUICK POST-BREXIT TRADE DEAL - OBAMA
Barack Obama says exit from the European Union would leave the UK "at the back of the queue" for trade deals, saying Britain is best when leading a strong EU.

RIPPER-OBSESSED TEEN MURDERED STRANGERS
A teenager who had a fascination with the Yorkshire Ripper is convicted of killing two strangers in Colchester.

NEW £20 DESIGN AND PERSONALITY UNVEILED
Artist JMW Turner will feature on the new design of the Bank of England's £20 note to enter circulation in 2020.

OFFICER SACKED OVER DUGGAN GUN ENQUIRY
A detective is sacked over failures in his investigation into an associate of Mark Duggan, whose shooting by police sparked nationwide riots in August 2011.

BAE WORKERS IN JOB CUTS WARNING
Workers at BAE Systems' shipyards on the Clyde warn they will fight to avoid further redundancies, after being told of delays to vital contracts.

SWIMMER, 15, 'INELIGIBLE' FOR RIO
Erraid Davies, who became the youngest ever Commonwealth Games medal winner in 2014, has been told she is no longer disabled enough to compete in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

RAIL FIRM WINS GATWICK INJUNCTION
A rail company secures an injunction against rail union Aslef over its members' refusal to drive new Gatwick Express trains.

ALTON TOWERS FACES FINE FOR SMILER CRASH
Alton Towers operator Merlin Entertainments admits health and safety breaches over a rollercoaster crash which seriously injured five people.

TWO SENTENCED FOR 'DRIVE-BY' PLOT
Two men are given life sentences after being convicted of plotting to kill police or soldiers in a shooting inspired by so-called Islamic State.

STUDENTS THREATEN TO SPLIT FROM NUS
Students from several universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, threaten to vote to disaffiliate from the National Union of Students.

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