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Conservative peer Lord Norton and crossbench peer Lady Deech call for the House of Lords to be made smaller and more efficient.
UK economic growth for the second quarter of the year was unrevised at 0.7%, official figures have shown.
A disposable coffee cup believed to have been used by Labour leader hopeful Jeremy Corbyn sells for £51 on an online auction site.
The government says it plans to significantly reduce subsidies paid to small scale green power installations.
The badger cull is to be extended into Dorset following pilots in Gloucestershire and Somerset, the government announces.
Net migration to the UK is at an all-time high, reaching 330,000 in the year to March, as the government calls the figures "deeply disappointing".
Some 2,380 people have died after being found fit for work and losing benefits, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) figures show.
Bereaved families say they will take further legal steps over delays to the Iraq inquiry report.
Nicola Sturgeon calls for the BBC to greatly enhance its presence in Scotland, with a new Scottish TV station and a second English-language radio station.
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