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Data reveals England's fattest areas

Tue, 2014-02-04 10:06
Copeland in West Cumbria is the fattest local authority area in England, according to new government figures.

Kidnap gang 'boss' was Tory activist

Tue, 2014-02-04 10:02
Convicted kidnap gang "boss" Mujeeb Bhutto was a Conservative activist before he joined UKIP, but the Tories say a bid to rejoin them has been blocked.

'Record' US convicts cleared in 2013

Tue, 2014-02-04 09:58
A record 87 US convicts were cleared of their alleged crimes last year, including one who had been sentenced to death, according to a new study.

Alcohol floor price announced

Tue, 2014-02-04 09:57
The government confirms a plan to ban extreme discounting of alcohol in England and Wales, to try to stop shops using major brands as loss-leaders.

Judge regrets 'drink game' reference

Tue, 2014-02-04 09:38
A Northern Ireland judge who was filmed at a family event drinking a shot and saying "neck and nominate" has said she recognises her foolish behaviour.

England angry and hurting - Rowntree

Tue, 2014-02-04 09:37
England want to win the Six Nations "more than ever" ahead of Saturday's game in Scotland, says forwards coach Graham Rowntree.

Damaged roads 'could be abandoned'

Tue, 2014-02-04 09:36
Some small rural roads are in such a state of disrepair that they could be completely abandoned unless there is more funding, councils in England have warned.

Miro sale cancelled at last minute

Tue, 2014-02-04 09:19
A London sale of 85 paintings by Spanish artist Joan Miro by the Portuguese government is cancelled amid legal uncertainty.

Hester named new RSA Insurance boss

Tue, 2014-02-04 09:12
Stephen Hester, the former boss of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), has been appointed as the new chief executive of troubled insurance firm RSA.

VIDEO: Rural roads may have to close

Tue, 2014-02-04 09:03
Cornwall Council warns finances are so squeezed they may have to stop maintaining some of their rural roads.

Charlie Chaplin novella published

Tue, 2014-02-04 09:02
The only known book by Charlie Chaplin, a novella that formed the basis of his 1952 film Limelight, is published 66 years after it was written.

Syria 'to ship chemicals by March'

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:48
Russia says Syria should ship all its chemical weapons abroad by March, and that the government will attend the next round of peace talks in Geneva.

Support call after rape claim death

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:41
An urgent review is needed of how victims and witnesses are treated in sex abuse cases, says Greater Manchester's police and crime commissioner.

France opens landmark Rwanda trial

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:40
Former Rwandan intelligence chief Pascal Simbikangwa goes on trial in Paris on charges related to the 1994 Rwandan genocide in a landmark case.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:40
The government wins support for its revised definition of a miscarriage of justice.

Fuel firms 'ripping off' cash payers

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:35
Energy companies are being accused of "ripping off" consumers who do not pay their bills by direct debit.

Cape Verde lose their appeal to Cas

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:35
Cape Verde lose their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport over their disqualification from World Cup qualifying.

AUDIO: Shearsmith in a League of his own

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:27
Reece Shearsmith joins Front Row's Mark Lawson to talk about the art of writing dark comedy and a possible reunion for The League of Gentlemen

Man in court over Glasgow shooting

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:25
A man appears in court charged with attempted murder following an alleged shooting in Glasgow last month.

The allure of searching for hidden 3D images

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:17
A music video has revived the genre of the autostereogram, better known under the trademark Magic Eye. Could this most 1990s of optical illusions make a comeback, asks Jon Kelly.

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