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Ennis-Hill named in World Championship squad

Jessica Ennis-Hill impressed over the weekend. Credit: PA

Jessica Ennis-Hill will compete in her first major championship since London 2012 after deciding to go to the World Championships in Beijing next month.

The Olympic heptathlon champion passed the acid test of her fitness at the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games last weekend with flying colours, recording her best performances since the Olympics in the 100 metres hurdles, long jump and 200m.

Sewel case restarts debate on reform in House of Lords

The Lord Sewel case has restarted the debate about reform in the Upper House.

There have long been concerns the House of Lords is too big, having more than 800 members and plans to appoint more.

Rules about when Lords should retire and if peers should be elected rather than appointed rage on.

ITV News' Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship reports:


George Osborne expects more money in people's pockets

The Chancellor has welcomed the rise in GDP in the UK, saying it will lead to better prospects for those in work as the economy continues to grow.

Speaking to ITV News, George Osborne said that the 0.7% growth in the economy was a result of the past five years' policies of reining in public expenditure and promoting business.

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