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VIDEO: Fancy a look inside Downing Street?

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:51
Some Westminster landmarks normally closed to the public, including Downing Street, will be open this weekend.

Obesity the new smoking - NHS boss

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:46
Obesity is the new smoking in terms of the impact on health and the cost to the NHS, the head of the NHS in England says.

Acting PCC chosen after abuse scandal

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:41
Steve Pick is announced as acting police and crime commissioner for South Yorkshire following the resignation of Shaun Wright.

Alibaba set to announce share price

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:34
Chinese online giant Alibaba is expected to set the price of its shares later in what could be a record-breaking initial public offering in New York.

Kate withdraws from Malta visit

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:28
The Duchess of Cambridge, who is pregnant with her second child, will not visit Malta this weekend on advice of doctors, Kensington Palace says.

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:19
Winning images of twinkling stars and swirling gases

Two arrests over Bathgate death

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:19
Two teenagers are arrested after a 31-year-old man is found dead at a house in Bathgate, West Lothian.

VIDEO: Campaign leaders cast their votes

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:17
Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond of the Scottish National Party, and Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling from Better Together, have all been casting their votes in the Scottish referendum.

Syria infant deaths 'due to mix-up'

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:17
Medics in rebel-held Syria accidentally gave a muscle relaxant to up to 75 children instead of a measles vaccine, killing 15, the opposition says.

Wales at highest ranking in 20 years

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:13
Wales rise to their highest world ranking for 20 years after climbing 12 places to join Scotland in joint 29th.

Suitability issue over UK's EU job

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:12
Britain's candidate for European Commissioner is to face a 'very tough' hearing over his suitability for the role of overseeing financial services.

VIDEO: Nine convicted of 'pyramid scheme'

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:11
Nine women have been convicted of operating a "pyramid" scheme in which thousands of investors lost money.

AUDIO: Disco musical tells Imelda Marcos story

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:08
The story of Imelda Marcos, widow of former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is being made into a musical at the National Theatre.

Muslim call for release of hostage

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:58
British Muslim leaders call for the immediate release of Alan Henning, the UK hostage threatened with death by Islamic State extremists in Syria.

Fire destroys former hospital site

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:48
A derelict hospital building, Dunain House, near Inverness is destroyed by fire on Wednesday night.

Spy claims over absent China envoy

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:33
A Chinese newspaper calls for clarification about China's envoy to Iceland, who has gone missing amid rumours he was a Japanese spy.

Storm deaths at French camping site

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:25
Five people are killed after violent storms unleash a flash flood at a camp site in Herault in southern France.

Wartime bombs blown up after seizure

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:05
A number of World War One and Two munitions have been detonated by bomb disposal experts after a large haul was found in a house in Hertfordshire.

Clash over car tax disc changes

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:03
Motorist organisation, the RAC, and the DVLA have clashed over the policing of car tax with claims of increased evasion amid changes to the system.

VIDEO: Police appeal after art theft attempt

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:02
Birmingham Police have asked for help to identify a man caught on CCTV attempting to take a piece of art from a city centre gallery.

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