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News Daily: How much will Brexit cost the NHS?

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What will expat UK pensioners do after Brexit?

A report by the Nuffield Trust suggests that tens of thousands will come home to use the NHS, raising the cost of healthcare paid for by the UK government to £1bn a year. It says a new deal needs to be reached with other European countries to keep pressure off the health service.

The Conservatives say safeguarding the rights of UK citizens abroad is a priority for Brexit negotiations, while the Liberal Democrats argue a "bad" deal with the EU should be avoided. Labour has accused the Conservatives of "starving the NHS".

US anti-missile test 'successful'

The stand-off between the US and North Korea continues, with the Pentagon saying it has successfully tested its defence system against an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time. One official said this "demonstrates that we have a capable, credible deterrent against a very real threat". North Korea has tested nine missiles this year.

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Man arrested over fire deaths

The bodies of a woman and two children have been found at a flat in the Toxteth area of Liverpool. Police say a 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and that they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

Yemen 'facing total collapse'

Seven million people in Yemen are on the brink of famine and a cholera outbreak is expected to affect 150,000 people in the next six months. Now the United Nations is warning that the war-torn country faces "total social, economic and institutional collapse". "Crisis is not coming. It is not looming. It is here today - on our watch," one senior official said.

Analysis: What's in a campaign wobble?

By Laura Kuenssberg, political editor

There is no question that the Tory juggernaut has slowed down. The yawning gap in the early polls has tightened. A more sceptical and questioning approach to Theresa May has emerged.

Read Laura's full article

What the papers say

The Times suggests the Conservatives could lose seats and Labour could make gains at next week's general election, based on 50,000 interviews carried out over a week by the polling group YouGov. Meanwhile, the Guardian says Theresa May is intensifying attacks on Jeremy Corbyn, and Metro looks at the Labour leader's difficulties when asked about the cost of his party's plan for universal free childcare when he appeared on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.

Daily digest

'Dangerous' prisoner escapes Michal Kisiel thought to be armed with razor blade

Pound falls Currency dips after poll suggests hung parliament

Gold Trafford Manchester United rated Europe's most valuable football club

Compliments for fishing Surge in UK salmon exports boosts food and drink sector

If you watch one thing today

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The pensioner who sailed solo around the world

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The short but weird life of Andy Kaufman

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What happens to the Irish border after Brexit?

Today's lookahead

11:00 A funeral for former First Minister Rhodri Morgan takes place at the Senedd, in Cardiff.

17:00 Augmented World Expo - the world's largest virtual and augmented reality event - opens in Santa Clara, California.

On this day

1985 The Football Association bans English clubs from playing in Europe following the Heysel stadium tragedy two days earlier, in which 39 fans died.

From elsewhere

Saving the addicts next door (New Yorker)

Does a robot revolution spell doomsday? (Independent)

Ikea built a school for a quake-hit town (The Local)

Is there room for breakfast in pubs? (Morning Advertiser)