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Cost of recalls hits GM profits

9 hours 15 min ago
General Motors sees first quarter profits hit by a $1.3bn charge to cover the cost of a huge recall of cars over defective ignition switches

Court 'failed' killed baby boy

9 hours 17 min ago
A decision taken by magistrates "disempowered" care workers trying to protect a baby boy from his father who later inflicted fatal brain injuries, a serious case review in Derby reveals.

VIDEO: Education warnings 'six years ago'

9 hours 21 min ago
Concerns raised earlier this month about a lack of long-term vision for education in Wales were highlighted over six years ago according to a confidential document.

US to propose 'fast lane' net rules

9 hours 26 min ago
New net neutrality rules will be published next month with some saying FCC will end principle of equal traffic for all.

Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany

9 hours 31 min ago
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone denies charges of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich and says he will fight to clear his name.

Treats in moderation make kids happy

9 hours 40 min ago
Seven-year-olds are happier when they are allowed sweets, snacks and television in moderation, suggests a study of children's well-being.

Labour to cut ties with Co-op Bank

9 hours 41 min ago
The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.

AUDIO: Tuition fee savings may be 'small'

9 hours 58 min ago
The savings made by university tuition fee reforms are likely to be "very small," an IFS study has found.

VIDEO: Sarginson finishes stunning team try

10 hours 2 min ago
Dan Sarginson of Wigan Warriors scores the Super League's try of the week in his side's 33-14 win at St Helens.

Cornish granted UK minority status

10 hours 8 min ago
Cornish people are granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.

Day in pictures: 24 April 2014

10 hours 23 min ago
News photos from past 24 hours: 24 April

Caption Challenge: Flower power

10 hours 27 min ago
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Care needs to 'outstrip' family help

10 hours 28 min ago
The number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank warns.

Wiggins & Froome skip Giro d'Italia

10 hours 37 min ago
Team Sky will be without Britons Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome for the Giro d'Italia, which starts in Belfast on 9 May.

London Grammar vie for top Novello

10 hours 44 min ago
London Grammar, John Newman and Palma Violets are in the running for this year's prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting award.

AUDIO: The effects of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

10 hours 49 min ago
Kelly Fletcher explains the serious genetic condition Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

Paramilitary funeral for republican

10 hours 59 min ago
Masked men flank the coffin of former dissident republican Tommy Crossan who was murdered in west Belfast on Good Friday.

Warhol works found on Amiga disks

11 hours 1 min ago
A dozen previously unknown works created by Andy Warhol have been recovered from 30-year-old Amiga disks.

Teen makes 'largest' cancer donation

11 hours 5 min ago
A cancer charity says it has received its largest ever individual donation after a teenager with terminal cancer raises more than £1.6m.

Argentina approves Repsol payment

11 hours 13 min ago
Argentina's congress approves $5bn (£3bn) of compensation for the Spanish oil firm Repsol over the expropriation of its share in the oil firm YPF.

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