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Jobs risk at aircraft engine plant

Tue, 2015-01-20 01:25
Up to 100 jobs could be lost at the GE Aviation factory in Wales following a drop in business.

Tributes to Corrie's Anne Kirkbride

Tue, 2015-01-20 01:24
The cast of Coronation Street lead tributes to actress Anne Kirkbride, who played Deirdre Barlow in the ITV soap, after her death at the age of 60.

Odegaard: Europe's next wonderkid

Tue, 2015-01-20 01:12
Martin Odegaard is coveted by Europe's top clubs - here are 10 things you need to know about this 16-year-old sensation.

Boost UK-Iraqi Kurdistan ties - MPs

Tue, 2015-01-20 01:12
The UK must reinforce its diplomatic presence in Iraq's Kurdistan Region to help counter Islamist extremism, MPs say.

Man remanded over Tesco murder bid

Tue, 2015-01-20 01:05
A man charged with attempting to murder a shopper at a Tesco store in Flintshire appears in court.

Coen brothers to head Cannes jury

Tue, 2015-01-20 00:58
Joel and Ethan Coen, the award-winning directors of No Country for Old Men and Fargo, will jointly head the 2015 Cannes Film Festival jury, organisers say.

Four face charges over Paris attacks

Tue, 2015-01-20 00:47
Four men are to appear before a judge in Paris on suspicion of supporting one of the gunmen behind the Islamist attacks in France that killed 17.

Ex Dragon quits uni over rape claim

Tue, 2015-01-20 00:46
An original member of TV's Dragons' Den quits as new chancellor of Teesside University after being arrested on suspicion of rape.

In pictures: Corrie's Deirdre

Tue, 2015-01-20 00:44
Pictures from the career of Anne Kirkbride

VIDEO: Four shots - four dives

Tue, 2015-01-20 00:30
Squash player, Kanzy El Defrawy, of Egypt, performs a series of diving shots in a desperate bid to win a rally against France's Camille Serme.

Impressive England thrash India

Tue, 2015-01-20 00:18
Steven Finn and James Anderson lead England to a morale-boosting nine-wicket tri-series win over India in Brisbane.

Will euro QE work?

Tue, 2015-01-20 00:12
How will we know if eurozone quantitative easing is working?

Rocketing vaccine cost warning

Tue, 2015-01-20 00:08
The price of life-saving vaccines has skyrocketed leaving some countries struggling to fully immunise children, Medecins Sans Frontieres warns.

Farage predicts NHS insurance debate

Mon, 2015-01-19 23:48
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says the idea of replacing the NHS with an insurance-based system is "a debate that we're all going to have to return to".

Savers getting raw deal, says FCA

Mon, 2015-01-19 23:38
Millions of savers are getting a raw deal - particularly from the big High Street banks, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has concluded.

U-turn over paramedic hospital ban

Mon, 2015-01-19 23:15
A whistleblower paramedic, banned from two hospitals in Worcestershire, is given an apology and sees the restrictions lifted.

VIDEO: Dropping Page Three 'positive step'

Mon, 2015-01-19 23:07
Campaigners against The Sun's pictures of topless models on page three are claiming victory this morning following reports the paper has dropped the feature.

'IS threat' against Japan hostages

Mon, 2015-01-19 22:55
A video purported to be from Islamic State militants demands $200m (£130m) in return for sparing the lives of two Japanese hostages.

Tuesday's gossip column

Mon, 2015-01-19 22:46
Man Utd place £50m price tag on David De Gea, Hummels plans to stay put, Fletcher linked with Spain move, plus more.

Police chief to meet MPs over data

Mon, 2015-01-19 21:59
The chief constable of British Transport Police will appear before MPs over the way the force handles information at its offices in Cardiff.

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