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Imperial calls tobacco tax ‘unjust’

Tue, 2014-09-23 09:53
One of Britain's biggest cigarette companies labels Ed Miliband's plans for a new "tobacco tax" as "unjust and just a bad idea".

Abducted girls 'free in Nigeria'

Tue, 2014-09-23 09:45
Some of the schoolgirls abducted in April by Islamist militants are now free, Nigeria's military tells the BBC.

Analysis: What was the aim of IS's John Cantlie video?

Tue, 2014-09-23 09:42
What was the aim of IS's John Cantlie video?

VIDEO: Colombia tower blocks demolished

Tue, 2014-09-23 09:27
Engineers in the Colombian city of Medellin have blown up four tower blocks at the Space apartment complex, which was deemed unsafe following a deadly collapse.

Mother and son killed by train

Tue, 2014-09-23 09:11
A woman and her 10-year-old son die after being hit by a train in Slough, Berkshire.

Teen held over 'firearms incident'

Tue, 2014-09-23 09:01
A teenager is taken into custody after a suspected firearms incident in Shetland saw police urge the public in some areas to remain indoors.

VIDEO: PM: Queen 'purred' over Scotland result

Tue, 2014-09-23 08:56
The Queen "purred" when David Cameron told her about Scotland's rejection of independence in the referendum, he has apparently revealed.

White tiger kills man at Delhi zoo

Tue, 2014-09-23 08:54
A white tiger attacks and kills a man who was in its enclosure at a zoo in the Indian capital Delhi.

Spain scraps tighter abortion law

Tue, 2014-09-23 08:49
Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy drops plans to limit abortion to cases of rape or where the mother's health is at serious risk.

Alice suspect 'made weapon to kill'

Tue, 2014-09-23 08:46
The prime suspect in the investigation to find Alice Gross murdered his wife with homemade weapons, court documents reveal.

Ebola death rates 70% - WHO study

Tue, 2014-09-23 08:45
New figures suggest 70% of those infected in West Africa have died, higher than previously reported.

DJ Travis guilty of indecent assault

Tue, 2014-09-23 08:41
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges.

Scotland 'the winner' after vote

Tue, 2014-09-23 08:41
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond says "all of Scotland will emerge as the winner" following the vote against independence.

Miliband £2.5bn pledge 'to save NHS'

Tue, 2014-09-23 08:27
Ed Miliband tells the Labour conference he wants to recruit 36,000 NHS doctors, nurses and other health staff - partly funded by a tax on tobacco firms and expensive homes.

Nigeria MPs fury at 'cash arms deal'

Tue, 2014-09-23 08:14
About 50 Nigerian MPs storm out of parliament after a motion to discuss an alleged $9.3m cash arms deal in South Africa was blocked.

M4 junction closure costs £1.3m

Tue, 2014-09-23 08:14
Closing an M4 motorway slip road at peak times in Neath Port Talbot since August has cost £1.3m.

Kidnapped reporter freed in Somalia

Tue, 2014-09-23 08:11
Journalist Michael Scott Moore, a dual US and German citizen, is released after nearly three years in captivity in Somalia, officials say.

Anfield stadium expansion approved

Tue, 2014-09-23 07:58
Liverpool FC is given permission to increase Anfield's capacity from 45,000 to about 59,000 as part of a £100m expansion plan.

Cameron in UN talks over IS action

Tue, 2014-09-23 07:47
David Cameron is holding talks at the UN to see "what more the UK can do" to help international efforts "to tackle the threat we all face" from Islamic State.

How would a mansion tax work?

Tue, 2014-09-23 07:38
How would it work and who would be affected?
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