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Supermodel Anna Freemantle gets on the Borders Railway train to Tweedbank from Edinburgh Waverley.

All aboard for the new Borders Railway link service

The light aircraft that crashed at Hinton-in-the-Hedges airfield injuring Nigel Farage and the pilot.

Pilot dies after light aircraft crash in Nigel Farage accident field

Virgin Trains said anyone delayed by more than 30 minutes can apply for compensation

Rail passengers delayed 'after cable theft caused signalling problems'

Shianne Phillips takes part in the audition stage for the ITV1 talent show The X Factor (ITV/PA)

Rita Ora's tears over X Factor big decision

Daniel Baldwin is evicted from the house during the latest series of Celebrity Big Brother at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood.

Daniel Baldwin evicted from Celebrity Big Brother

The Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen and the Prince of Wales attended last year's Braemar Gathering

Queen ready to host Braemar Gathering

Britons are delivering supplies to migrants living in a Calais camp

Britons offer aid to migrants as Europe refugee crisis deepens

Admiral Lord West of Spithead was a security minister in Gordon Brown's government

Jeremy Corbyn Labour win 'might stop Britain launching IS air strikes'

An Austrian police officer watches as Syrian refugees walk to police cars as they arrive at the border between Hungary/Austria border (AP)

More than 40 councils offer sanctuary to Syria refugees

Peter Andre (centre) is confident he can resist temptation during his stint on Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing returns with 15 celebrities vying for glitterball

Daniel Baldwin is evicted from the house during the latest series of Celebrity Big Brother

Daniel Baldwin evicted from Celebrity Big Brother

Mary Shipstone was shot by her estranged father

Estranged father gunned down girl, 7, at 'safe house'

Police officer numbers could fall below 100,000 by 2019/20, according to the APCC

Police 'face taking on back office roles in wake of cuts'

Four-year-old Austen Harrison was crushed to death when an 18-stone mirror fell on him

Hugo Boss fined £1.2 million after four-year-old boy killed by mirror

The Hatton Garden Safe Deposit raid saw thieves break into the vault and ransack 73 safety deposit boxes

Four men admit conspiracy over Hatton Garden Safe Deposit raid

Ukip leader Nigel Farage is campaigning for Britain to leave the EU

Nigel Farage urges Jeremy Corbyn to support Ukip's EU exit campaign

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New figures show how women are closing the gap on men when it comes to owning a driving licence

Women 'closing gap on men' over driving licences

NHS England has removed some drugs from the Cancer Drugs Fund

'Hammer blow' as NHS England removes 16 drugs from Cancer Drugs Fund

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Sam Smith's debut album has remained in the Official Albums Charts Top 10 for 67 consecutive weeks

Sam Smith's debut album makes history

The exhibition is due to take place at Cardiff Central Library

Cardiff Council under fire after axing Israel football exhibition

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Eleven people died on the A27 at Shoreham following the air disaster

Shoreham crash jet showed 'no abnormal indications' during flight

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The easyJet plane was bound for Tenerife

Woman held after boarding plane at Gatwick without ID

The wet, mild summer could lead to a spectacular autumnal display

Wet summer could yield rich autumnal colours

The head of the British Army, General Sir Nick Carter, who is introducing a new code of conduct to ensure people are accepted 'in an inclusive way'

Army chief pledges bullying and sexual harassment crackdown

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Screen grab taken from BBC News of weatherman Philip Avery suffering a slight wardrobe malfunction during Victoria Derbyshire's BBC Two show (BBC/PA)

Cold front for BBC weatherman Philip Avery means brighter spell for viewers

Union chiefs have warned of the 'very real prospect' of power cuts

Intervention urged over nuclear power station decision

Nearly a million householders on interest only mortgages are in risk of repossession, research suggests

Repossession fears over mortgage 'financial black hole'

The boys are at the centre of a Family Division court case

Missing boys involved in family court case believed to be in North Cyprus

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of abducting the girl

Man arrested on suspicion of child abduction after teenager search

The figures for overcrowding delays were slammed by the Lib Dems' London Assembly transport spokeswoman

Overcrowding delays on Tube at five-year high

Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty are expecting a child

Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty expecting their first child

Prisoners of war in Rangoon Prison. Picture: The National Archives

Second World War heroes' records published online

Police were called to reports of a fight and found two teenagers with stab wounds

Murder probe launched after teenage boy dies in stabbing

Badger culling is now under way in Dorset, Somerset and Gloucestershire, the Government said

Badger culls begin in Dorset despite opposition from animal rights groups

Vincent Woolsgrove with a Dutch cannon

Diver to be sentenced for £46,000 cannon fraud

David Cameron is visiting Spain and Portugal as part of his attempts to win EU reforms

Migration crisis set to overshadow David Cameron's EU reform visits

Emergency coordinator Will Turner talks to refugees on a boat about the current location, the destination and the geography of Europe (Medecins Sans Frontieres/PA)

Aid worker sees first hand tragic situation of desperate refugee families

Environment Agency fisheries expert Paul Frear holding a lamprey. Credit: Environment Agency/PA

Lampreys returning to English rivers after conservation work

Police arrested the woman after she disembarked from a flight from Istanbul at Luton Airport

Police question mother of four amid Syria travel fears

The Norwegian Siem Pilot ship carrying to Italy hundreds of migrants rescued in several operations in the Mediterranean (AP)

David Cameron: Britain will take thousands of refugees fleeing Syria

Labour leadership contenders (left - right) Jeremy Corbyn, Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall (partially obscured) and Andy Burnham after a live debate

Liz Kendall: Tories will bid to 'wipe out' Labour after new leader elected

Star Wars characters outside the Disney store in London

Star Wars fans awaken early for 'Force Friday'

The amount of TV teenagers watch could have an effect on their GCSE results

Watching TV and spending time online 'can damage GCSE results'

Sources close to Ed Miliband dismissed as speculation reports that he is to set to rule out a return to frontline politics

Reports that Ed Miliband will quit frontline politics dismissed as 'speculation'

"Swan Lake" Barbie. A leading woman scientist says toys like Barbie dolls are holding back girls who would be better off playing with Lego

Hi Barbie, do you wanna go for a ride? Girls urged to ditch dolls for Lego

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The amount of time people spent checking a property before buying it increased as people got older, research showed

Home buyers urged not to rush viewings before purchasing properties

Retailers suffered a disappointing August

Sales fall at high street stores after August washout

The return to school brings mixed feelings for mothers, research reveals

Poll reveals school gate stress for working mothers

Police have been investigating an alleged fraud against public and private bodies

15 charged after inquiry into '£12 million fraud'

Water supplies were affected by the outbreak

United Utilities faces £15m compensation bill after Lancashire water bug

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