In graphic: Poll of polls with nine days to go

With nine days until the snap General Election, the seven-day rolling average of all published polls shows support for the Conservatives remains at 44%.

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BA admits ‘work to do’ on missing luggage after catastrophic IT failure

A “significant number of customers” are still without their luggage after a British Airways IT failure caused global flight disruption.

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Jeremy Corbyn fails to provide cost of free care plans for children in interview

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was unable to provide the cost of his party’s key manifesto plans to roll out free care to all two to four-year-olds on Tuesday morning.

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Where is the environment, Green Party’s Caroline Lucas asks Labour and Tories

Caroline Lucas has urged party leaders to put environmental issues “back on the agenda” as she criticised the “conspicuous” absence of the environment during the General Election campaign.

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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn put on the spot in live TV grilling

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have been forced to defend their records as they faced a live TV grilling from a studio audience and presenter Jeremy Paxman.

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May v Corbyn: How Twitter reacted

Jeremy Corbyn was tweeted about more than double the number of times Theresa May was during the Channel 4/Sky News election programme on Monday night, according to data from Twitter.

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SNP election win in Scotland would reinforce mandate for indyref2: Nicola Sturgeon

An SNP victory in the General Election in Scotland would “further reinforce” the mandate for a second independence referendum, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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Zookeeper killed in tiger incident ‘was doing what she has always loved’

A zookeeper killed after a tiger entered the enclosure she was in loved her job and “wouldn’t have done anything else”, her mother said.

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Carwyn Jones: Tories have never cared about Wales

The Labour Party has accused the Conservatives of “never caring about Wales” as it launched a new poster warning of the dangers of another Tory government.

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Station reopens after Manchester terror attack

Manchester Victoria railway station has reopened to services more than a week after a suicide attack at the Manchester Arena.

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Politicians give verdict on Corbyn-May TV interviews

Tim Farron has said Theresa May had a “car crash interview” and also attacked Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit stance following the pair’s grillings by voters and Jeremy Paxman.

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Female zookeeper killed in Cambridgeshire after tiger enters enclosure

A female zookeeper has been killed in a “freak accident” after a tiger entered the enclosure she was in.

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Election day ahead: Labour pains by Corbyn to net mums’ vote

On the campaign trail today Fresh from the hot lights of the TV studio, Theresa May will be back on the road as we continue the last full week of campaigning before the General Election as the Conservative battlebus takes the PM to the West Midlands.

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BA chief rejects jobs outsourcing as cause of ‘catastrophic’ IT failure

The outsourcing of British Airways jobs was not to blame for a “catastrophic” IT failure that brought the airline’s operations to a halt, its chief executive said.

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Captain’s pride as Harry launches team for Invictus Games in Canada

Prince Harry has launched his Invictus Games 2017 team as the new captain of the squad spoke of his “pride” at being selected for the role.

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Hundreds attend candlelight vigil for Manchester attack victims

Hundreds of mourners paid emotional tribute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack, exactly one week after Salman Abedi wrought death and destruction on the city.

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Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes dies aged 83

Former Blue Peter host John Noakes has died aged 83, a family friend has announced.

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Q&A: Labour’s free childcare proposals

Labour has said that more than a million families will benefit from its plans to roll out free childcare to all two-to-four-year-olds. Here are the key questions:

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Corbyn insists he won’t soften UK foreign policy

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he would not “soften” Britain’s foreign policy if he became prime minister, after Conservative claims that he would be soft on terrorism.

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Grayson Perry crafts Brexit and Remain vases that look ‘remarkably similar’

Transvestite potter Grayson Perry has revealed his latest artwork – two vases inspired by the battle over Brexit.

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