Saudi Arabian king makes first US visit

Two leaders set to reaffirm historic importance of partnership

Hungary migrants march as EU meets

Orban says German push for quota plan is ‘irresponsible’

UK to accept thousands more refugees

Prime minister bows to pressure at home and abroad

Farage woos the left for Europe No vote

Ukip leader seeks broad coalition against Brussels

Pioneering London drives into a dead end

City celebrated for transport innovation is going nowhere slowly

Migrant crisis explained in numbers

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House prices near top schools soar

Parents compete to land property near chosen school

Climate change talks inch towards deal

Countries argue over compensation for countries worst affected

US violence spurs ‘Ferguson effect’ fear

Theory that controversy over death is inhibiting police sparks debate over law enforcement and race

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Oliver declares ‘absolute war’ on sugar

Sour note struck by doubts over transparency in own restaurants

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Sotheby’s to auction $500m art collection

Pieces by Picasso, Raphael and de Kooning among those to be sold

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Iran deal not such a failure for Netanyahu

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