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Date of Chancellor's Autumn Statement is announced.

UK breaking news: Deputy PM Nick Clegg calls for Ashya King to be reunited with his parents.

Queen 'not a fan of camera-phones' - Selfies may be all the rage but the narcissistic social media craze has reportedly not found favour at Buckingham Palace.

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Clacton poll on Cameron's birthday - The parliamentary by-election in the Essex seat of Clacton is to be held on October 9 - Prime Minister David Cameron's birthday.

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Check out the latest Star Witness photography winners - you could win £100 too!

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UK breaking news - Clacton by-election to be held on October 9, Conservative Party says.

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Free school dinners are on the menu for a staggering 1.5 million children aged under seven. And that number could increase dramatically if a Liberal Democrat plan is approved to extend the scheme for all children under 11.

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There are not enough skilled workers to meet increased activity in the building sector, it is feared

A fresh surge in construction activity has fuelled concerns that there are not enough skilled workers in the UK to keep pace with expansion.

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Star comment: Families must take initiative

School dinner

Free school dinners are on the menu for a staggering 1.5 million children aged under seven. And that number could increase dramatically if a Liberal Democrat plan is approved to extend the scheme for all children under 11.

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