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No 10 'ousting non-Tories from jobs'

Sat, 2014-02-01 07:37
Baroness Sally Morgan, who is leaving her post as chair of schools inspectorate Ofsted, claims she is the victim of a "determined effort" to appoint more Conservatives.

Labour plans to cut unions' power

Sat, 2014-02-01 07:32
Trade unions, MPs and MEPs will have their influence over Labour leadership elections reduced under plans announced by Ed Miliband.

West Ham United 2-0 Swansea City

Sat, 2014-02-01 07:21
West Ham striker Andy Carroll sets up two Kevin Nolan goals and is sent off as his side beat relegation rivals Swansea.

Indonesia volcano in deadly eruption

Sat, 2014-02-01 07:03
Mount Sinabung volcano erupts in northern Sumatra, killing at least 14 people, Indonesian officials say.

Newcastle United 0-3 Sunderland

Sat, 2014-02-01 07:00
Sunderland earn their third straight derby win over Newcastle to move further clear of the Premier League relegation zone.

Botham helps launch salmon season

Sat, 2014-02-01 06:16
The salmon season gets under way on some of Scotland's rivers, with new measures designed to stop the decline of spring salmon and sea trout.

Travel warning for 100,000 fans

Sat, 2014-02-01 06:13
Some 100,000 fans heading to major rugby and football matches in Cardiff are being urged to plan their travel carefully.

O'Brien burden 'must be shared'

Sat, 2014-02-01 05:58
Ireland's entire pack must shoulder the "unbelievable" burden carried by absent Sean O'Brien, says coach Joe Schmidt.

VIDEO: Philippines typhoons inspire musical

Sat, 2014-02-01 05:50
A musical about the devastating effects of flooding in the Philippines has opened in Manila.

Morsi in court over protest deaths

Sat, 2014-02-01 05:39
Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi appears in court in the capital, Cairo, for trial on charges of inciting the killing of protesters.

Sudan orders Red Cross to halt work

Sat, 2014-02-01 05:24
The Red Cross is told to suspend its work in conflict-hit Sudan, with officials citing "technical issues relating to its humanitarian plans".

Umar Akmal arrested after warden row

Sat, 2014-02-01 05:21
Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal is arrested in Lahore after being accused of assaulting a police warden.

Pupils getting transfer test results

Sat, 2014-02-01 04:39
Thousands of children have been receiving the results of the entrance tests for grammar schools.

VIDEO: Managing a month without alcohol

Sat, 2014-02-01 04:32
Dr James Kingsland, an ambassador for Dry January and participant Helen Whewell spoke to BBC Breakfast.

VIDEO: 'I thought I wouldn't survive it'

Sat, 2014-02-01 04:16
Several people have been injured by gunfire in Bangkok, during clashes involving anti-government protesters.

VIDEO: School holiday travel price hikes

Sat, 2014-02-01 04:03
Simon Calder, The Independent's travel editor, on the rising cost of taking family holidays during official school holiday periods.

Human remains found at car garage

Sat, 2014-02-01 03:24
Police are investigating the discovery of human remains at a disused car garage in Nottinghamshire.

Dry California cannot deliver water

Sat, 2014-02-01 02:38
California's water agency says it may for the first time be unable to supply water to many residents and big areas of farmland, as a drought worsens.

Teen charged with attempted murder

Sat, 2014-02-01 02:38
A 14-year-old boy is charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Handsworth Wood, police say.

Search continues for missing student

Sat, 2014-02-01 02:32
Police divers searching for a missing student are using specialist sonar equipment along a stretch of river in York.

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