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The study found the children of the early 1980s find it much more difficult to build up wealth in housing and pensions as they get older

1980s children half as wealthy by their early 30s as 70s counterparts, says IFS

A new poll found that almost three quarters of Conservative voters agree with the ban on fox hunting

Hunting ban backed by 84% of voters, poll finds

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Businesses are urging the Government to take an "evidence-based approach" to setting the national living wage

One in four firms report recruitment cut since living wage introduced

Unions said NHS workers had suffered a government imposed cap of one per cent for years

Government faces 'breaking own wage laws' unless NHS given £280m boost - unions

Andy Street is due to deliver a speech at the Conservative Party conference this weekend.

John Lewis managing director to quit after selection as Tory mayoral candidate

Prime Minister Tony Blair outside 10 Downing Street in central London.

Tony Blair nearly quit as PM 'to seek presidency of European Commission'

Committee chair Andrew Tyrie is calling for the resilience and security of bank IT systems to be strengthened

'Great deal of work still to be done' strengthening bank IT systems, MP warns

The number of new listings on the London stock market dropped as a result of the Brexit vote, PwC said

Inbound merger and acquisition activity slumps following Brexit vote - report

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Jeffrey Katzenberg has made his mark in Hollywood

Another Shrek film in the pipeline as DreamWorks boss cements Hollywood status

Chancellor Philip Hammond said the scheme will close to new loans at the end of 2016

Government calls time on Help to Buy mortgage scheme

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Andy Street is due to deliver a speech at the Conservative Party conference this weekend

John Lewis managing director to quit after selection as Tory mayoral candidate

Cyril Smith died in 2010

Only one man to face trial over alleged offences at Cyril Smith-linked school

Tony Blair outside 10 Downing Street

Tony Blair nearly quit as PM 'to seek presidency of European Commission'

A survivor of the Anders Breivik massacre claims the Brexit campaign won 'because they were spreading fear against immigration'

Breivik attack survivor says Brexit side won 'by spreading fear of immigration'

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Czech national Zdenek Makar died after an incident in Poplar (Metropolitan Police/PA)

May offers condolences to Czech PM over man's death in London

Leave campaigners pledged to use money for the EU to fund the NHS

Minister warns 'not to count chickens' over money pledged to NHS by Brexiteers

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Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe will remain in his post until February 2017

Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to retire early

David Crompton is seeking a legal review

Police chief suspended over Hillsborough to challenge commissioner in court

Young women, aged 16 to 24, are suffering more than ever from mental health problems

'Very high rates' of anxiety and depression for young women

RAC Foundation calling for tougher clampdowns on drivers who use mobile phones at the wheel

Campaigners demand urgent action to cut number of people killed on roads

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Jackie Walker is vice chairwoman of pro-Jeremy Corbyn campaign group Momentum

Momentum vice chairwoman defiant despite calls to quit amid anti-Semitism claims

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Police arrested the man at an address later

Man and woman held over death of baby girl found unresponsive on bus

Floral tributes outside the Matalan store in Queen Street, Cardiff, following the deaths of Lee Simmons and Zoe Morgan

Man charged over deaths of two workers stabbed near store

Prince George plays with bubbles at a children's party for military families at Government House in Victoria

Charlotte makes voice heard playing with George on royal tour of Canada

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An estimated 5,780 people living in the UK were 100 years old in the middle of 2015, according to the Office for National Statistics

Queen's 100th birthday messages may have risen by 50% in 10 years

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Liam Fox said it was in the interests of EU countries not to erect tariffs

Post-Brexit free trade with EU will be possible, claims Liam Fox

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Cormorants make the most of hot September weather on a pier at North Shields Fish Quay

UK warmed by 'second hottest September' since records began

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A total of 865 children, roughly one in five of the total, were in Kent - the largest number for any local authority

54% rise in unaccompanied asylum-seeking children being looked after in England

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Melissa Mead's son Arthur William was born on Tuesday (Twitter/PA)

Mother who lost son due to NHS mistakes welcomes new baby

Police officers near Cavendish Drive in Marston, Oxfordshire after a 14-year-old schoolgirl was raped

Abducted schoolgirl was raped after being forced into car in Oxford

Norfolk Police said they were called to Breydon Water near Great Yarmouth shortly after 11.20am on Thursday

Bodies of man and woman found on Norfolk mudbank

An artist's impression of the Rosetta's lander Philae on the comet (European Space Agency)

European Space Agency prepares to crash probe into comet

The findings underscored the benefits of putting gender pay on an equal footing, researchers said

Narrowing gender salary gap 'could boost UK economy by more than £600bn'

Bob Geldof delivering the keynote address at the One Young World Summit in Ottawa

Bob Geldof attacks Donald Trump and Boris Johnson at Canada summit

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Checking out comparison websites on smartphone

Price comparison websites face review by competition watchdog

The car moments before it was steered into the barrier by police (Leicestershire Police/PA)

Traffic officer hailed for averting M1 tragedy after driver falls unconscious

West Yorkshire Police said the boy's death is not thought to be suspicious

Boy, 11, 'took his own life over bullying' three weeks after starting new school

Two-fifths of working age people do not have a decent savings buffer, says the Money Advice Service

16 million people of working age have less than £100 in savings, study shows

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Chris Law is the SNP MP for Dundee West

Police probe third SNP MP over financial dealings

A University of Cambridge study looked at the use of police body cameras (North Wales Police/PA)

Police body cameras cut complaints against officers by 93%

Greenpeace analysed the top recipients of CAP subsidies in the UK for the first time.

UK aristocrats, billionaire and Saudi prince given EU farm subsidies

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The number of people visiting Alton Towers is still being affected by the Smiler rollercoaster crash, owner Merlin Entertainments said

Alton Towers visitor numbers down as Merlin 'learns lessons' of Smiler crash

Rental prices are increasing to rise in the capital.

London's steep rents not Airbnb's fault, company boss says

JJ Abrams arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of Westworld (AP)

JJ Abrams defends sexual violence in Westworld

Danny Willett tees off during a practice session ahead of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club

Danny Willett says sorry after his brother provokes Ryder Cup backlash

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Princess Beatrice and Holly Branson at the start of the Virgin Strive Challenge at the O2 Arena in London

Princess Beatrice will strive to complete Mount Etna charity challenge

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Mary Robinson said developed nations should cut their consumption levels to help the fight against global warming

Mary Robinson suggests going vegan to reduce carbon footprint

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Ben Emmerson QC has quit the national probe into child sex abuse

Senior counsel Ben Emmerson quits child sex abuse inquiry after being suspended

Barnsley coach Tommy Wright has been suspended following the allegations in the Daily Telegraph

Police to review football bribery and corruption claims after newspaper sting

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