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Two hurt in gas cylinder explosion

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:03
Two people are injured in a gas cylinder explosion in a Buckinghamshire garage, the fire service says.

Queen's income set to rise to £40m

Wed, 2014-06-25 23:58
The Queen's income is expected to rise by more than 5% next year to £40m as the Crown Estate announces record profits of £267m.

Europe - PM tries to turn defeat into victory

Wed, 2014-06-25 23:54
'Splendid isolation' of one man, one country at EU summit

Thursday's gossip column

Wed, 2014-06-25 23:06
Barcelona still want Luis Suarez, Premier League clubs chase Alexis Sanchez, Hull in talks over Michael Dawson, plus more.

Interconnector energy shortage fears

Wed, 2014-06-25 22:58
Northern Ireland faces serious energy shortages if the north-south electricity interconnector project is not started soon, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has warned.

Failing NHS trust in special measures

Wed, 2014-06-25 22:53
A failing health trust is to be placed in special measures after being rated inadequate by hospital inspectors.

VIDEO: The North-South divide in house prices

Wed, 2014-06-25 22:46
Breakfast's Adam Parsons and Steph McGovern report on the divide in property prices between the north and south of the UK

Seasick angler, 70, lands huge shark

Wed, 2014-06-25 22:21
A 70-year-old angler who suffers from seasickness lands what could be the largest shark caught in Welsh waters.

VIDEO: How Royals cost us £35.7m last year

Wed, 2014-06-25 22:01
The Royal Family has cost the tax payer £35.7 million in the last financial year, not including security.

Funding body 'did nothing wrong'

Wed, 2014-06-25 21:56
A former board member of a regeneration fund speaks of his relief after police confirm they are not going to carry out a criminal investigation.

Water 'will help cut child obesity'

Wed, 2014-06-25 21:49
Children should be given only water to drink with meals to help tackle the obesity crisis, experts argue, with sugary drinks kept as treats.

Tax workers strike over job cuts

Wed, 2014-06-25 21:19
More than 1,500 tax workers in Northern Ireland will strike on Thursday in a dispute over job cuts.

'Ban' fruit juice and Wonga 'Wronga' - front pages

Wed, 2014-06-25 21:18
Advisers' recommendations about limiting children's intake of sugary drinks and revelations about the conduct of payday loan firm Wonga lead the papers.

VIDEO: From shop worker to Kimye's wedding

Wed, 2014-06-25 20:50
The 22-year-old from Liverpool spotted on Instagram ended up being flown to Florence last minute to photograph the celebrity wedding of the year.

Modi outdoes White House on Twitter

Wed, 2014-06-25 20:47
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi narrowly overtakes the White House on Twitter, a study of the political use of the social network shows.

VIDEO: Nigeria bomb blast kills at least 21

Wed, 2014-06-25 19:56
A bomb attack on a busy shopping district in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, has left at least 21 people dead and injured 52 more.

S Korea prime minister to keep job

Wed, 2014-06-25 19:39
South Korea's Prime Minister Chung Hong-won, who offered to quit over the Sewol ferry disaster, will keep his job, the president says.

Axe A-levels, say UK scientists

Wed, 2014-06-25 19:12
A-levels should be replaced by a baccalaureate-style qualification that requires teenagers to study maths and science to 18, Royal Society scientists say.

Celebrities call for drug law change

Wed, 2014-06-25 19:08
More than 90 celebrities, politicians, lawyers and health experts write a letter to the prime minister calling for a review of the government's policy on illegal drugs.

IT firms top government spend list

Wed, 2014-06-25 18:48
IT companies benefited most from government contracts in 2012 and 2013, an analysis of public spending suggests.

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