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Research highlights hidden damage to environment in every loaf of bread

A single loaf of bread produced in the UK contributes as much to global warming as more than half a kilogram of carbon dioxide, research has shown.

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Teacher banned for using sexualised and insulting language to pupils

An English teacher who told pupils to "show the chief examiner your cleavage" has been banned from teaching for at least four years.

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Judge convicts 'cash for crash' trio without jury after attempts to bribe jurors

A judge who discharged a jury after attempts were made to bribe its members has convicted three men involved in a "cash for crash" scam.

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Racehorse trainer 'keen to clear his name' as sex assault trial is delayed

Racehorse trainer David "Dandy" Nicholls was "keen to clear his name" after hearing his trial on sex assault charges will be delayed, his solicitor said.

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Four bailed in Sheffield shooting probe

Four people arrested in connection with the murder of a man who was shot in a Sheffield street have been released on bail pending further inquiries.

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'Hope' for teenager with kidney condition after drug made available on NHS

A teenager with a rare kidney condition could now begin potentially life-saving treatment after successfully campaigning for the drug to be made available on the NHS.

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House affordability in cities 'at worst levels since 2008'

Home affordability in cities is at its worst levels since 2008, with properties typically costing nearly seven times earnings, a report has found.

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ECSC expects to treble revenue as top firms fight cyber threats

Cyber security firm ECSC is on track to more than treble revenues over the next two years as it continues to capitalise on the growing digital threat to blue-chip firms.

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'Disadvantaged' A-level pupils offered free tuition to help get into university

A-level pupils from poorer backgrounds will be offered free tuition to help get them into university in an effort to increase diversity.

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Teacher banned for using sexualised and insulting language to pupils

An English teacher who told pupils to "show the chief examiner your cleavage" has been banned from teaching for at least four years.

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Guess who's back? Eminem to headline Reading and Leeds festivals

Hip-hop veteran Eminem will return to Reading and Leeds festivals this summer, sparking delight among music fans.

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Boeing to build first European factory in Sheffield

Aerospace giant Boeing has announced plans to build its first European factory in Sheffield.

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200,000 trees to be planted to cut Calder Valley flood risk

Hundreds of thousands of trees will be planted as part of a long-term plan aimed at reducing flood risk in the Calder Valley - which was devastated by the storms of December 2015.

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Third suspect arrested in international cricket spot-fixing investigation

A third suspect has been arrested in connection with bribery offences linked to international cricket match spot-fixing.

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Royal assent for legislation on HS2 first phase

Legislation for the first phase of the HS2 high-speed rail project has passed its final hurdle.

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University Challenge contestant to face retrial on student rape charge

A University Challenge contestant accused of raping a fellow student will face a retrial later this year.

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Driver with 62 penalty points among thousands of offenders still on the road

A man with 62 penalty points on his licence is among thousands of motorists still allowed to drive, despite them exceeding the limit to qualify for a ban, an investigation has found.

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'Room for improvement' in rail safety as Grayrigg derailment anniversary marked

There is "room for improvement" in rail safety despite it being 10 years since the last passenger death in a train crash, industry bosses have warned.

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Camilla hails murdered MP Jo Cox at Great Get Together launch

The Duchess of Cornwall told the husband of murdered MP Jo Cox that she hopes his wife will be "looking down proudly" as a UK-wide community event was launched to remember her.

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Arron Banks 'sticks by' controversial Hillsborough comments

Ukip backer Arron Banks has repeated that he is "sick to death" of hearing about the Hillsborough disaster and said he would "stick by" his controversial comments.

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