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Home Secretary Theresa May denies failing to meet Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird was a deliberate snub.
The number of people arrested as part of a Northumbria Police investigation into the sexual exploitation of vulnerable women and girls rises to nearly 60.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the ICC World Twenty20 due to a hand injury suffered when he struck a locker.
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