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House prices 'up by 0.7% in January'

Tue, 2014-01-28 23:30
House prices increased by 0.7% in January 2014, an 8.8% rise from the same time in 2013, according to data from the Nationwide Building Society.

England win to retain Women's Ashes

Tue, 2014-01-28 21:59
England retain the Women's Ashes after winning the first T20 by nine wickets to take an unassailable lead in the series.

Floods and 'New Balls' in papers

Tue, 2014-01-28 21:54
The continuing wet weather leads some papers, while parliamentary sketchwriters describe a bad day in the Commons for shadow chancellor Ed Balls.

Eight killed in India bus fire

Tue, 2014-01-28 21:01
At least eight people have been killed after the luxury bus they were travelling in caught fire in India's western state of Maharashtra, media reports say.

Obama pledges action on inequality

Tue, 2014-01-28 20:53
US President Barack Obama promises a "year of action" in his annual State of the Union address, saying he will bypass Congress to tackle economic inequality.

Australian PM calls ABC unpatriotic

Tue, 2014-01-28 20:52
PM Tony Abbott criticises ABC's reporting on asylum and spying claims, calling the public broadcaster on "everyone's side but Australia's".

Location, salvation, damnation

Tue, 2014-01-28 20:35
Should your land ownership reach down to hell and up to heaven?

Obama tinkers around the edges

Tue, 2014-01-28 20:34
Katty Kay on a 'workmanlike' State of the Union address

Facebook holiday rant sparks action

Tue, 2014-01-28 20:12
Angry dad's school holiday rant strikes unexpected chord

Traitor's daughter's 'remains' found

Tue, 2014-01-28 19:59
Remains believed to belong to the daughter of a 14th Century traitor are discovered in a church tomb in Herefordshire.

Farmers urged to do more over floods

Tue, 2014-01-28 19:28
Farmers getting public grants should be forced to capture water on their land to prevent floods downstream, environmentalists say.

Hidden hierarchy in music revealed

Tue, 2014-01-28 19:21
A method to establish the pecking order within a group of chamber musicians has been established by scientists.

School buildings survey to cost £6m

Tue, 2014-01-28 19:00
An extra £6m will need to be found by a government agency to check the condition of school buildings in England, the National Audit Office warns.

'Xenophobia' drives immigration move

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:12
Scotland's education secretary will claim UK immigration policy is being "driven by UKIP and a nasty xenophobia".

VIDEO: HK Electric IPO 'not a blockbuster'

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:10
The flotation of a utility company owned by Hong Kong billionare Li Ka-Shing has faced a lukewarm reception from investors.

Big construction jobs boost forecast

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:09
Demand for new homes could lead to nearly 30,000 extra construction jobs in Scotland over the next five years, a report claims.

Games tickets to be given away

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:06
Up to 5,000 free tickets for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are to be given to individuals and community groups.

Cycling ad banned over 'no helmet'

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:03
A television advert promoting safe cycling, part of a Cycling Scotland campaign, is banned for showing a rider without a helmet.

Multiple sclerosis link to food bug

Tue, 2014-01-28 17:45
A food poisoning bacterium could be implicated in MS, US researchers believe.

Scottish currency debate explained

Tue, 2014-01-28 17:41
The debate on the future of the pound in Scotland

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