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UK news headlines

This is a collection page for UK news, including the biggest stories from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland relating to politics, accidents, terrorism, business and technology.

The UK economy is estimated to be the fifth largest in the world, with predictions India is set to overtake it in this position. The UK prime minister meets regularly with Elizabeth II, the Queen of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth. Australia, as one of the UK's former colonies, retains close links with the UK. Check this page for latest UK news updates and breaking headlines.

CCTV captures crime that shocked Britain

In a case that shocked the world, two young English boys were charged on February 20, 1993, with the abduction and murder of two-year-old James Bulger from a shopping centre in Liverpool.

UK tabloid goes black as it reports 'King has cancer'

King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer just days after hospital treatment for a prostate condition. Buckingham Palace revealed the news in a statement, with UK papers on Tuesday morning splashing the news on the front pages.

'Revenge dress' among The Crown costumes and props being sold

Now Netflix show the Crown, about the Royal family has finished, the detailed sets costumes and props created for the hit programme are being sold off by Bonhams next month. Sought-after items are likely to including Diana's black 'revenge dress- or the recreation of it at least, as well as the blue swimsuit she work on a yacht before she was killed with boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed. Here are some of the items going under the hammer.