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Campaigner loses bid for gender-neutral passports

Elan-Cane has been fighting for "X" passports for people who define as neither "M" nor "F"

Bill Speakman, first soldier to receive a Victoria Cross from Queen, dies aged 90

Bill Speakman was awarded the VC - Britain's highest military honour - for his bravery in leading a military action during the Korea War

Disposable ‘fast fashion’ in the spotlight

The environmental audit committee will investigate the social and environment impact of this type of short-lived clothing and the wider industry

Why more of your clothes are being ruined by moths

Call-outs to moth infestations have increased by more than 110% from April to May and by 60% over the last four years, Rentokil said

Javid ‘dragging feet’ on Windrush compensation

The call is being led by the shadow home secretary Diane Abbott on the 70th anniversary of the arrival in the UK of the Empire Windrush ship

Airbus threatens to leave the UK because of uncertainty over Brexit

The company employs 14,000 people directly at several sites including Bristol, Stevenage, Portsmouth and north Wales, but 110,000 jobs are also vulnerable at firms supplying the aircraft maker

Chancellor Philip Hammond: ‘Treasury and I are not enemy of Brexit’

In his Mansion House speech in the City of London, the chancellor said the proposed NHS cash injection would only be "partly funded" by reduced contributions to Brussels and that taxes would have to go up

Straight people ‘care more about animal rights than gay equality’

A poll issued by the organisers of London Pride revealed a huge gap between the priorities of LGBT+ people and those of their heterosexual counterparts

Labour’s Thornberry calls for bank holiday if England reach World Cup final

Labour's shadow foreign secretary was sacked from a frontbench role by Ed Miliband for a 2014 tweet which appeared to sneer at St George's flags draped on the home of a white van man

First beer, now chicken! Shortage warnings as CO2 stocks fall

The British Poultry Council (BPC) has called on the government and gas producers for help after beer, fizzy drinks and meat producers all warned of possible shortages caused by a lack of the gas


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