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Women bishops move a step closer

Tue, 2014-02-11 08:47
The Church of England's governing body approves plans that could see the first woman bishop appointed by the end of the year.

Unions suspend planned Tube strike

Tue, 2014-02-11 08:38
A second planned 48-hour strike by Tube workers is suspended after unions reach a deal with London Underground.

Hollywood star Shirley Temple dies

Tue, 2014-02-11 08:32
Former Hollywood child star Shirley Temple has died at the age of 85, her family says.

VIDEO: From sexting to tiffs, how gadgets influence your love life

Tue, 2014-02-11 08:25
From sexting to tiffs, how gadgets influence your lovelife

Yellen: Stimulus cuts to continue

Tue, 2014-02-11 08:24
In her first public testimony as new Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen says the central bank will continue to cut its stimulus measures as long as the US economic recovery continues.

Barclays 'can work' with 'Yes' vote

Tue, 2014-02-11 08:02
Barclays Chief Executive Antony Jenkins says the bank "can make it work" if Scotland votes for independence.

Ferdinand not set to retire - Moyes

Tue, 2014-02-11 08:02
Reports that Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is set to retire are "rubbish" says manager David Moyes.

Honduras suspends consuls in US

Tue, 2014-02-11 07:56
Eight Honduran consuls working in the US are suspended pending an investigation into allegations they illegally issued identity papers.

Surrey under water

Tue, 2014-02-11 07:50
Meet residents being flooded out by the Thames

Tuesday's gossip column

Tue, 2014-02-11 07:35
Lukaku wants Champions League football, Poyet praises on-loan Borini, Newcastle's Cisse warned, and more.

More art found in Nazi loot probe

Tue, 2014-02-11 07:31
Dozens more art works emerge at the house of Cornelius Gurlitt, the collector found with hundreds of paintings believed stolen by the Nazis.

VIDEO: MP cat contest vote rigging claims

Tue, 2014-02-11 07:11
One cat has been withdrawn from a contest among feline-owning MPs after claims of vote rigging when one entrant gained 30,000 votes in seven hours.

Parents spark four Ofsted inspections

Tue, 2014-02-11 07:11
Out of almost 8,000 Ofsted inspections last year, only four were triggered by parents' complaints about schools.

Fingerprinting for Kenya's MPs

Tue, 2014-02-11 07:03
Kenya's parliament launches a biometric fingerprint system to register MPs' attendance, but the parliamentary speaker denies it is to curb allowance fraud.

Rwandan ex-police chief cleared

Tue, 2014-02-11 06:54
One of the most senior Rwandan military chiefs convicted of genocide is acquitted on appeal at a UN-backed war crimes tribunal.

How does the Thames Barrier stop London flooding?

Tue, 2014-02-11 06:48
The Thames Barrier has been in record use over the past two months. How does it work?

Qatar unveils workers' rights plan

Tue, 2014-02-11 06:47
World Cup 2022 organisers publish new measures to protect workers in Qatar following 185 deaths in the last year.

Miliband predicts more flooding

Tue, 2014-02-11 06:17
Climate change will bring "more extreme weather events" like those causing widespread flooding in England, Labour leader Ed Miliband warns.

MPs Yeo and Lilley in climate clash

Tue, 2014-02-11 06:11
Two former Conservative ministers have taken issue with each other during a Commons committee hearing into the science of climate change.

'Obamacare' delay for some firms

Tue, 2014-02-11 06:02
A key provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare law affecting medium-sized business is delayed again, the latest trouble for the overhaul.

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