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Three children found dead in London
A woman is arrested after three children are found dead at an address in south London.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:10:06 GMT)

Violent crime 'continues to fall'
Violent crime is continuing to fall in England and Wales, according to an annual project examining injury data gathered from NHS hospitals.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:19:11 GMT)

Cancer teen closes on £1m target
A teenage blogger with terminal cancer is close to raising £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:27:17 GMT)

UK non-Christian claims 'absurd'
The UK is a Christian country and those who deny it are "deluding themselves" and ignoring "reality", say two senior Conservative MPs.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:51:17 GMT)

Renewable energy projects approved
Eight renewable energy projects, expected to support 8,500 jobs, are given the green light by the government.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:31:13 GMT)

Breast cancer drug price cut urged
Campaigners urge pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering breast cancer drug as the NHS prepares to rejects its use on price grounds.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:02:50 GMT)

Blair warns West over radical Islam
Tony Blair warns Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:21:42 GMT)

'High violence rate' at youth prison
A damning report into a young offenders institute finds violence levels too high, inefficient security and drug usage three times above targets.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:37:35 GMT)

Adams 'gave IRA bomb order' - claim
A former IRA member makes new allegations about Gerry Adams, claiming the Sinn Féin leader ordered him to transport explosives to Great Britain for a bombing campaign in 1980.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:16:09 GMT)

'Irresponsible' holiday ad banned
A television advert for Center Parcs is banned for "irresponsibly" encouraging parents to take holidays during term time.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:24:31 GMT)

Referendum pleas on St George's Day
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and UK Prime Minister David Cameron use the English feast day of St George to make their Scottish independence referendum appeals.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:29:45 GMT)

'A third' can't afford healthy food
High food prices mean a third of UK adults are struggling to afford to eat healthily, a survey by the British Heart Foundation suggests.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:06:53 GMT)

Firms warned on 'ridiculous' pay
Britain's top companies have been warned to exercise caution on executive pay by Vince Cable as they prepare to set next year's awards.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:51:21 GMT)

Former Bank and MI5 heads join Order
The former heads of the Bank of England and MI5 have been appointed to the Order of the Garter by the Queen, Buckingham Palace announces.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:35:56 GMT)

Armed car chase murder trial begins
Seven men go on trial accused of murdering a 25-year-old man with a sub-machine gun after a car chase in Edinburgh.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:46:58 GMT)

Royals hit the decks in Adelaide
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge try their hand at DJing during a visit to a music studio on the latest leg of their Australian tour in Adelaide.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:12:36 GMT)

Led Zeppelin unleash unheard work
Legendary rock group Led Zeppelin make public two previously unheard recordings.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:49:51 GMT)

Order and ex-prisoners back course
The Orange Order and a republican ex-prisoners' organisation lend their support to a new course at Queen's University that examines the use of public space to express identity.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:38:57 GMT)

Two tributes to NI poet Heaney
Tributes to County Londonderry poet and Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney are to be held at Dublin's National Concert Hall and airport.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:36:03 GMT)

Clwyd hospital care claims rejected
Serious complaints made by a Labour MP over the hospital care given to her husband before his death are rejected following an independent investigation.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:30:55 GMT)

Woodland site's lottery grant boost
A woodland surrounding a derelict Monmouthshire mansion is to be boosted as a visitor attraction by nearly £300,000 of heritage lottery funding.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:12:32 GMT)

Further fall reported in shop sales
Scotland's shops report another fall in sales - although they say part of the explanation is the date of Easter.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:32:12 GMT)

Andy Murray heads home for awards
Andy Murray is back in his home area of Stirlingshire to receive a number of awards and honours, including the freedom of Stirling.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:39:53 GMT)

Boy, 11, dies after canal rescue
An 11-year-old boy who fell into a canal as he was playing dies after he was rescued from the canal in Lancashire.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:20:09 GMT)

Museum pub plan approval criticised
Campaigners criticise a decision to approve plans to turn Southampton's former Maritime Museum into a pub.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:04:41 GMT)

Atletico Madrid 0-0 Chelsea
Chelsea hold Atletico Madrid to a goalless draw in Spain to leave their two-legged Champions League semi-final evenly poised.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:17:10 GMT)

Man Utd begin hunt but Giggs not in race
Manchester United begin their search for a successor to David Moyes but temporary boss Ryan Giggs is not under consideration to be the next full-time manager.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:51:26 GMT)

Higgins suffers shock loss to McManus
Four-time champion John Higgins is out of the World Snooker Championship after a 10-7 first-round defeat by Alan McManus.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:38:18 GMT)

Why Palestinians love St George
As England celebrates the day of its patron saint, many Palestinians are gearing up for their own celebrations of this shared hero.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:14:26 GMT)

The man who takes troubled youths to therapy camp
As more and more families send their drug and alcohol-addicted kids to therapeutic wilderness camps in the US, more and more become acquainted with the shadowy figure known as the "escort."
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:06:17 GMT)

France's silent tea revolution
Tea-drinking is becoming ever more popular in France, although history shows that the beverage has long been taken on the continent.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:10:58 GMT)

Pupils 'should have lunch in pubs'
Schoolchildren should sometimes be served lunch in pubs to give them "really good quality food" and ensure licensed premises are viewed in a "positive way", a minister says.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:14:49 GMT)

UKIP's Farage promises 'earthquake'
UKIP leader Nigel Farage predicts "an earthquake" in politics if his party wins the European elections.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:52:22 GMT)

Plan to change fracking trespass law
Ministers want to give energy firms the right to run shale gas pipes under private land to kick-start fracking.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:46:25 GMT)

VIDEO: House of Commons
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
(Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:55:29 GMT)

VIDEO: Scotland: The Bard and the border
Scottish voters will decide whether or not they want to leave the United Kingdom in September but the issue is also being discussed across the British Isles.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:28:42 GMT)

VIDEO: DJ Duke: Will and Kate hit the decks
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been taught how to DJ, during the latest leg of their royal tour of Australia.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:10:32 GMT)

VIDEO: Money on wheels: Banking goes mobile
UK banks are expanding their use of mobile branches. Brian Milligan reports on the new banks on wheels.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:02:14 GMT)

VIDEO: Mystery of the missing rhea solved?
The mystery of an escaped ostrich-like bird called a rhea has a new lead in Hampshire.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:39:10 GMT)

VIDEO: A&E data 'shows drop in violence'
Violent crime is continuing a long-term fall in England and Wales, according to annual figures from NHS hospitals.
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:45:29 GMT)

VIDEO: UK debt wall 'falling down'
The UK economy may be starting to recover, but the country's levels of debt still remain among the highest in the developed world.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:20:17 GMT)

VIDEO: Farage pressed over German wife's job
UKIP leader Nigel Farage is asked by the BBC's Nick Robinson whether his German wife is taking a British person's job by working as his secretary.
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:03:52 GMT)

AUDIO: Proposed ban on buying sex criticised
The English Collective of Prostitutes (ECP) have criticised calls for the Government to criminalise buying sex
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:21:41 GMT)

A tour of Shakespeare's England
What links this Travelodge and the Bard?
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:05:56 GMT)

What would make St George's Day popular?
What could make the English party on St George's Day?
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:32:10 GMT)

Money on wheels: Banking goes mobile
The old technology bringing your bank branch to you
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:03:46 GMT)

The contenders to replace Moyes
The contenders to replace David Moyes at Man Utd
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:29:21 GMT)

Exam pressure: A tutor's eye view
Enter the world of the super-tutor
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:19:21 GMT)

Politicians, pulpits and God
Politicians and their tricky relationship with faith
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:26:50 GMT)

Is the UK mending fast enough?
Are the UK's finances mending fast enough?
(Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:59:28 GMT)

Spotlight stays on Man Utd - papers
Headlines remain focused on Manchester United
(Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:02:35 GMT)

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