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Universal Credit fraud fears raised

Wed, 2014-05-14 16:15
Government attempts to cut fraud by introducing the Universal Credit benefit system could be "seriously undermined" by difficulties with housing benefit, MPs say.

VIDEO: Abalone: New Zealand's 'black gold'

Wed, 2014-05-14 15:56
It may not be as famous as an oyster, but across Asia the humble abalone is a popular delicacy - and New Zealand is cashing in.

In pictures: Protests after Turkey mine disaster

Wed, 2014-05-14 15:42
Aftermath of a coal mine explosion in Turkey

Sevilla 0-0 Benfica (Sevilla win 4-2 on penalties)

Wed, 2014-05-14 15:42
Sevilla win the Europa League by beating Benfica - who have now lost their last eight European finals - 4-2 on penalties.

Ticket scams 'cost victims £3.7m'

Wed, 2014-05-14 15:40
Ticket scammers defrauded victims out of £3.7m in 2013 with music lovers and holidaymakers the worst hit, police say.

In pictures: California wildfire

Wed, 2014-05-14 15:22
Wildfire in the coastal city of Carlsbad

Nigerians defy terror to keep learning

Wed, 2014-05-14 15:07
Nigerian students defy terror to keep learning

VIDEO: Street art, indoors - and other arts stories

Wed, 2014-05-14 15:05
An exhibition of international street art in Portugal, examining the role of women in modern Iran through the paintings of Afshin Pirhashemi - and more from the world of arts.

VIDEO: Glimpse of Victorian life in London

Wed, 2014-05-14 15:04
Whistler's pictures of Victorian life along the River Thames

Can economics be a laughing matter?

Wed, 2014-05-14 15:03
Can economics be a laughing matter?

VIDEO: What's hot at Cannes film festival?

Wed, 2014-05-14 15:02
Tom Brook looks at the films in competition and investigates the mix of pictures at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

End-of-life care 'deeply concerning'

Wed, 2014-05-14 15:00
The care given to people dying in hospital is "deeply concerning", according to doctors who have carried out a review of standards in England.

Venezuela detains dozens in protest

Wed, 2014-05-14 14:59
Police in Venezuela detain some 80 demonstrators who were marching to demand the release of those arrested in recent anti-government protests.

The NHS and 'cradle to the grave'

Wed, 2014-05-14 14:59
Is the NHS still providing cradle to the grave care?

VIDEO: Assessing the threat of Boko Haram

Wed, 2014-05-14 14:35
Nigeria's president has said there is no question of swapping any of the girls kidnapped by the violent Islamist group, Boko Haram, for prisoners of the insurgency held by the government.

Kerry and Abbas in Mid-East talks

Wed, 2014-05-14 14:29
The US Secretary of State holds "informal" talks with the Palestinian president for the first time since peace talks with Israel collapsed last month.

New Mexico shoot for 'Bad' spin-off

Wed, 2014-05-14 14:14
Better Call Saul, a spin-off of hit television show Breaking Bad, will be filmed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where the shows are set, officials say.

Levy not a football man - Allen

Wed, 2014-05-14 14:09
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is an "incredible" businessman but not a "football man", says ex-Spurs player Clive Allen.

Johansson court case opens in France

Wed, 2014-05-14 13:15
A court case opens in France against author Gregoire Delacourt over claims that one of his characters defames US actress Scarlett Johansson.

World Cup squads: Who is going to Brazil?

Wed, 2014-05-14 13:02
Which country is taking three uncapped strikers and who is off to Disney World instead? Your one-stop shop to every squad.

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