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The Taskforce will bring together industry partners and a group of advisers from the sector to develop an industry-wide response to the online bullying of young people

Duke of Cambridge plans industry-wide taskforce to tackle cyberbullying

The party blames an 'administrative error' for failing to register some accommodation costs

Warning over deadline for possible criminal probes into Tory election spending

There are fewer armed police officers in England and Wales, figures show

Plunging number of police firearms officers prompts terror response questions

Prince Harry attending the BT Sport Industry Awards at Battersea Evolution, in London

Prince Harry urged to marry Cheryl after former X Factor judge's split

Of hospital admissions due to obesity in 2014/15, 149,490 were for men and 290,747 were for women

Record 440,000 hospital admissions due to obesity in 2014/15

Mr Justice Mann allowed the claims to proceed

Judge gives go-ahead to phone-hacking damages claims against The Sun

Prime Minister David Cameron holds a question and answer session with staff at the Caterpillar factory in Peterborough while on the EU referendum campaign trail

David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'

South Yorkshire Police Chief Constable David Crompton was suspended in the wake of the Hillsborough inquest findings

New South Yorkshire Police chief offers to step down amid conduct probe

Police have charged the three with terrorism offences

Two men and woman charged with terrorism offences

Mohammed Moshin Ameen has been jailed for five years for sending a stream of tweets glorifying Islamic State

Security guard gets five-year jail term over tweets glorifying Islamic State

The Duchess of Cornwall with Max the husky, who wore a striped onesie for the occasion

Camilla meets onesie-wearing Siberian husky

Hua Hin police stand behind two suspects, seated at table, who were arrested following an assault on an elderly British couple and their son in Thailand (Hau Hin Police/AP)

British family beaten unconscious by gang in Thailand tourist resort

Drivers across Cumbria and elsewhere in northern England and Scotland faced tricky conditions on the roads

Britain set for blustery bank holiday weekend

The Countess of Wessex has been showing off her hockey skills - but not all her shots hit the intended target

Hockey hot-shot Sophie hits photographers with off-target ball

The number of deaths involving legal highs remains "very small" compared with those linked to illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine

Deaths linked to 'legal highs' more than tripled in two years, says report

Home Secretary Theresa May had said the refugees could not come to the UK

Six refugee families win legal action after being refused UK admission

Shadow Commons leader Chris Bryant said the Home Secretary must explain her 'cover-up' of a breakdown of e-Border controls

'Cover-up' of e-border controls breakdown needs explaining, says Labour

David Cameron is not homophobic, Chris Grayling said

David Cameron not homophobic, says minister amid row over use of word 'poncey'

According to the Royal Mail, four-year-old Bella is a "threat" to staff

Cat threat to post staff puts couple's mail deliveries at risk

Bafta LA chief executive Chantal Rickards (Slate PR/PA)

BBC 'unbelievably important global brand', says Bafta LA's chief

Lightning strikes are fairly common and aircraft are designed to cope with them, BA said

Planes hit by lightning amid thunderstorm in London

Simon Fuller is part of a consortium with David Beckham which is planning to start a new team in Major League Soccer

Football can be number one sport in America, says David Beckham's agent

The research found that people with larger social networks have a higher pain tolerance

Large social circle 'better pain killer than morphine'

Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp said remaining private gives the firm more room to innovate

Pinterest founder dismisses speculation firm will go public

Sir Martin Sorrell recently defended his £63 million pay packet amid increasing scrutiny over executive remuneration

WPP enjoys sales rise ahead of sports events 'bonus' but repeats Brexit fears

Lloyds Banking Group has posted a fall in profits for the first quarter of 2016

Lloyds Banking Group posts 6% fall in profits to £2.1bn

The Global Catastrophic Risks report ranks dangers that could wipe out 10 per cent or more of the human population

Asteroids, robots and deadly viruses could kill millions, report warns

An Airbus A400M military plane

Airbus warns of A400M plane challenges as earnings fall 23% to £390m

The inquest is taking place at Westminster Coroner's Court

Inquest to open into steel boss's penthouse plunge

Business Secretary Sajid Javid will face questions from MPs on the crisis in the steel industry

Sajid Javid to face MPs over steel crisis

Scientists found a moderate rise in levels of serum phosphate in the body caused by red meat consumption, combined with a poor overall diet, increases a person's biological age

Too much red meat could increase 'biological age' of body, study finds

Frances O'Grady says voting to leave the EU would be "a big risk for people's safety at work"

Brexit would put millions of workers at greater risk of accidents, says TUC

Ken Livingstone has been suspended by Labour for bringing the party into disrepute

Jeremy Corbyn denies Labour crisis after Ken Livingstone suspended

BHS owner Dominic Chappell said he is working with private US investors to put together a rescue package for the collapsed retailer

BHS chief seeks US rescue package for stricken retailer

The nursery's status was downgraded by Ofsted to "Good" from "Outstanding"

Ofsted pulls report 'criticising nursery over cultural diversity failings'

Facebook has seen active users and revenue rise

Facebook reports rise in revenue and active users in sunny start to year

A report says that e-cigarettes should be widely promoted as a substitute to smoking

E-cigarettes 'much less harmful to health than smoking'

More than 159,000 cars rolled off production lines in March

A car 'rolls off production lines every 16 seconds in UK'

Students graduating from English universities last year owe an average of more than 44,000 pounds, figures show

English graduates' debts 'by far the highest in English speaking world'

RICS has revealed a slowdown in international demand for UK office, industrial and retail property

Demand for UK commercial property plummets ahead of referendum

A survey of 1,000 British drivers found more than a third think driverless technology is a bad idea

Nearly two-thirds of drivers believe humans should control vehicles - study

Family members of the Hillsborough victims attend a commemorative event at St George's Hall in Liverpool

Hillsborough victims' families hailed at commemoration service

Team GB's (left-right) Tom Mitchell, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Tom Daley and Olivia Breen alongside Stella McCartney (centre) during the kit launch

Athletes praise 'patriotic' Team GB kit for Rio Olympic Games

The FTSE 100 Index was 35.4 points higher at 6319.9

GlaxoSmithKline profits provide shot in arm for FTSE 100

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of terrorism linked to Syria

Man held on suspicion of 'Syria-related terror offences'

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan said she had received plenty of support for academisation in private

Education Secretary reveals 'many emails of support' for academies plan

Sir Michael Wilshaw said standards were being 'actively undermined' by some school leaders, governors and proprietors

Faith schools accused of 'actively undermining' British values

Jennie Gray and Ben Butler are on trial at the Old Bailey

Ellie's father caught on video swearing in his daughter's presence, court told

Naz Shah apologises to the House of Commons for her social media posts about Israel

Labour donor urges party to 'stop the rot' amid anti-Semitism row


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