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The rally has been sparked by supply disruptions following fires in Canada (AP)

Oil prices back above 50-dollar mark as Brent crude bounces back

Nick Robertson sold 1.3 million shares to help pay his ex-wife £70 million following a High Court divorce battle (Asos/PA)

Asos co-founder sells £46 million worth of shares to fund divorce settlement

Home Secretary Theresa May said the inquiry into Sharia law is under way

Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities

Pulse magazine said some GP practices have reported being sent the wrong patient records or those of patients who have died

Data watchdog probe as patient records go missing in transit

Three-quarters of hospitals had a backlog for radiology, which includes MRI scans

230,000 waiting more than a month for radiology test results, study finds

David Cameron reviews a guard of honour as he arrives in Japan for the G7 summit (AP)

World steel industry crisis high on agenda as G7 summit gets under way

Immigration figures will come under particular scrutiny ahead of the EU referendum

Net migration to UK hit 333,000 in 2015, second highest on record

An ambulance was called to Manchester Airport shortly before 7.50am on Thursday

Boy, four, injured after hoarding falls at Manchester Airport

Jamar Walker, 15,  from Handsworth, Birmingham, who died in hospital in December after being stabbed near a pub in Raglan Road, Smethwick, West Midlands. His mother has urged witnesses to help detectives bring his killer to justice.

Mother of murdered Jamar Walker, 15, urges witnesses to come forward

 Sian Williams said she was diagnosed with breast cancer the week after her 50th birthday

Sian Williams has a double mastectomy after breast cancer diagnosis

Southern says train conductors have called in sick more than 1,000 times in a month

RMT union demands Southern executives' sickness records amid staff dispute

Joanna Dennehy was given a whole-life sentence for murdering three men and stabbing two more (Cambridgeshire Police/PA)

Serial killer Joanna Dennehy loses High Court human rights damages fight

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, pictured in January at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala (AP)

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard in marriage split after just 15 months

The Ministry of Defence said it would not comment on special forces operations

British special forces praised for stopping IS suicide attack in Libya

The Queen will give a speech before watching a ride and drive past led by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery

Queen to attend Royal Artillery's 300th anniversary ceremony

More than half of young people who died by suicide had previously self-harmed, the report found

Self-harm 'strongly associated with increased future risk of suicide'

The study looked at fatality rates for treatable cancers such as breast cancer

Unemployment and austerity 'linked to 260,000 extra cancer deaths around world'

Schoolgirl singer Beau Dermott could not speak because of her excitement at reaching the final of Britain's Got Talent (Syco/Thames)

Beau Dermott, 12, seals place in Britain's Got Talent final

Sajid Javid - pictured talking to Tata Steel workers in Port Talbot - is due to update MPs after returning from Mumbai

Government 'exploring options' in steel crisis amid talk of pension changes

Boris Johnson urged people to "take back control"

Vote for Brexit to take back control, Boris Johnson says as net migration surges

A blanket ban on so-called legal highs has been introduced

Government vows to 'stamp out brazen trade' in previously legal highs

Under guidance introduced in 2013, when forces received a report that a child is missing they can class them as either "missing" or "absent"

Police system for missing children 'dangerous and should be scrapped'

Nursing associate is a new role being created in the NHS

New nursing associate role given green light

The NHS is shelling out 820 million pounds per year due to delays discharging older patients from hospital when they no longer need care, a report says

NHS shells out £820m per year on older patients bed-blocking, says NAO report

The internet was a feature in some suicide cases, researchers said

Self-harm 'strongly associated with increased future risk of suicide'

Lord Sugar has warned the Remain campaign must do a better job of explaining why Britain needs to stay in the EU

Remain camp 'must better explain why UK must stay in EU'

The Prime Minister says leaving the EU "would put pensions at risk"

Brexit would put pensions at risk, David Cameron tells older voters

Home Secretary David Blunkett delivers his keynote speech to the Labour Party Conference in Bournemouth. Blunkett  signalled further action to curb gun crime if Labour gains a third term of office. *  Mr Blunkett told Labour's conference: Two terms in off

EU vital for countering terrorism threat, says Blunkett

The private sector has been under the biggest attack from fraudsters

Fraud 'costing UK economy up to £193 billion a year'

Alan Rickman died on January 14

Alan Rickman leaves estate worth more than £4m

Administrators are considering several bids for collapsed department store chain BHS

Dominic Chappell 'took a bit of a punt' in BHS purchase

More than £6.7 million of the almost £12 million reported to the Electoral Commission between January and March went to the Tories

Tories take more than half of donations to political parties

Top Gear presenter Chris Evans answers media questions

Chris Evans 'relieved' Top Gun pilot was sick during Top Gear challenge

Armed police patrols will be used to help tackle gun crime in London

Rising gun crime 'giving terrorists greater access to weapons'

One of the men, who is in his 30s and took a legal high called Clockwork Orange, is in a life-threatening condition in hospital

Man fights for life after taking legal high

An injunction barring publication of names remains pending a Court of Appeal hearing

Judges to consider new privacy battle involving public figure

Figures show almost 95% of the UK's bathing spots are clean enough to swim in

Almost 95% of UK bathing spots clean enough to swim in but only 60% 'excellent'

Tributes on the beach in Sousse, Tunisia, following the terror attack in June 2015

Spain and Portugal holiday demand surges amid terror attack fears

An armed policeman on the beach in Sousse following the terrorist attack, as the Foreign Office has been urged to relax its advice, warning against all but essential travel to the North African country

Tunisia terror attack victims' families raise concerns over warnings

Jamie Vardy married Rebekah Nicholson at a lavish ceremony in Cheshire

Soccer and showbiz stars turn out for Jamie Vardy's big match

Bus driver Kevin Jones said he went to work after winning millions because people depended on him for their morning commute

Bus driver went to work morning after winning lottery millions

The 55-year-old suspect was held at Chichester Marina in West Sussex

Briton held at UK marina in Spanish murder investigation

Latest courts news

'No evidence' Liam Fee accused assaulted toddler

A study led by Coventry University recommended setting up "firearms focal points" to collect and share weapons and ballistics evidence

Call for Europe-wide evidence-sharing to target gun crime and terror

Kevin Hyland says modern slavery demands a similar response to other serious crimes

UK police must 'up their game', says anti-slavery commissioner

The woman won the right to challenge the decision

Woman aiming to use dead daughter's eggs to have child 'would fulfil dying wish'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been living in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for more than three years

Sweden refuses to revoke Assange arrest warrant

Police arrested a 17-year-old after appealing for information

Youth arrested after teenagers burned in 'acid' attack at station

Jamie Bell has reportedly held informal chats with producers about replacing Daniel Craig when he steps down as James Bond

Jamie Bell 'joins race to be next James Bond'

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