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Call to cut number of police forces

Sun, 2014-09-07 15:51
The number of constabularies in England and Wales should be cut to save money, one of the country's most senior police leaders says.

The children with AK-47s who defied IS

Sun, 2014-09-07 15:46
The town that survived a siege - aided by children with AK-47s

Business activity continues to rise

Sun, 2014-09-07 15:41
Business activity in Scotland's private sector rose solidly in August although the rate of growth slowed, according to the Bank of Scotland.

VIDEO: What can Scotland learn from Quebec?

Sun, 2014-09-07 15:39
The Canadian province of Quebec has held referenda about independence, so what can Scotland learn from them?

Quebec's neverendum referendum

Sun, 2014-09-07 15:35
Voting on independence, Quebec-style

Second arrest in missing girl hunt

Sun, 2014-09-07 15:15
A second man is arrested on suspicion of murder by police investigating the disappearance of west London schoolgirl Alice Gross.

Personal data stores leaking online

Sun, 2014-09-07 15:06
Thousands of Britons could be inadvertently sharing their digital secrets with anyone that knows where to click, suggests a BBC investigation.

Big cities 'should have more power'

Sun, 2014-09-07 15:02
Cities in the UK should have the power to levy their own taxes and have greater control over how public money is spent, a report by the City Growth Commission says.

Big six energy firms lose customers

Sun, 2014-09-07 15:00
Britain's big six energy companies are continuing to lose market share to smaller independent suppliers, new figures show.

Fifa World Cup 'hits the poorest hardest'

Sun, 2014-09-07 15:00
The other side of major football tournaments

VIDEO: Dust storm hits Phoenix, Arizona

Sun, 2014-09-07 14:44
Timelapse footage of a large dust storm in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday.

New Scots powers plan 'within days'

Sun, 2014-09-07 14:36
UK Chancellor George Osborne promises a timetable for further Scottish devolution on the day a poll suggests a narrow lead for the pro-independence side.

French far-right 'at gates of power'

Sun, 2014-09-07 14:29
France's far-right National Front party is dangerously close to winning power in the country, Prime Minister Manuel Valls warns.

Williams wins 18th Grand Slam title

Sun, 2014-09-07 14:25
Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to win her sixth US Open and 18th Grand Slam title.

VIDEO: Clashes at Calais over migrant influx

Sun, 2014-09-07 13:55
Protests have taken place at the French port of Calais over the continuing influx of migrants trying to reach the UK.

US 'to go on offensive' against IS

Sun, 2014-09-07 13:46
US President Barack Obama is to set out his "game plan" against Islamic State militants this week, saying "we will defeat them".

Why India's Asiatic lions are dying in dozens

Sun, 2014-09-07 13:19
Why India's Asiatic lions are dying in dozens

Death sentences after Afghan rapes

Sun, 2014-09-07 12:54
Seven Afghan men are sentenced to death following a gang rape case that has sparked national outrage.

England must stick with Cook - Giles

Sun, 2014-09-07 11:10
Ashley Giles says it is "too late" to sack Alastair Cook as England one-day captain with the World Cup five months away.

VIDEO: Ukraine crisis: Shelling shakes truce

Sun, 2014-09-07 10:56
Fergal Keane reports from Mariupol where shelling has shaken the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as tanks are deployed.