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VIDEO: Parole Board hearings 'to treble'

Sat, 2014-07-12 00:13
The Parole Board says it will have to hold about 11,500 more hearings every year for prisoners who want to be released - even though there is no prospect of them being let out.

Butler-Sloss criticism rejected

Fri, 2014-07-11 23:51
The retired judge chosen to head an inquiry into child abuse is "beyond reproach", the Home Office says, as it rejects one victim's call for her to step down.

McIlroy struggles at the Scottish Open

Fri, 2014-07-11 23:42
Rory McIlroy follows his course-record 64 with a 78 to fall back to level par after two rounds at Royal Aberdeen.

The 'little boss' comes to Argentina's rescue

Fri, 2014-07-11 23:41
Midfielder Javier Mascherano has made up for Argentina's 'fantastic four' failing to shine at the World Cup, says Tim Vickery.

Saturday's gossip column

Fri, 2014-07-11 22:48
Arsenal chasing Bender and Khedira, Inter want Medel, Swansea angry with Liverpool, Palace make Caulker bid.

Suarez ban poses Barcelona problem

Fri, 2014-07-11 22:11
Barcelona could be denied the chance to publicly unveil Luis Suarez when he completes his £75m move from Liverpool.

Messi has disappointed me at World Cup - Lineker

Fri, 2014-07-11 21:56
Lionel Messi is not playing well enough to stop Germany beating Argentina in the World Cup final, says Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker.

Israel to 'resist Gaza pressure'

Fri, 2014-07-11 21:17
Israel will resist international pressure to halt its operations in Gaza, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.

Reshuffle rumours and the croc on the plane

Fri, 2014-07-11 21:15
News of David Cameron's forthcoming "women to the fore" ministerial reshuffle occupies Saturday's papers, while the Mirror tells how a crocodile may have caused a fatal plane crash.

Rio ramps up security for Cup final

Fri, 2014-07-11 20:46
Rio de Janeiro's largest ever security operation - involving 25,000 security personnel - is being planned for the World Cup final on Sunday, officials say.

Mother and baby in pram hit by car

Fri, 2014-07-11 20:23
A mother and her baby daughter are struck by a car which hit another vehicle before mounting the kerb on a street in north London.

VIDEO: Cholera outbreak in South Sudan

Fri, 2014-07-11 18:29
A cholera outbreak has spread to nine out of 10 states in South Sudan.

Who was the first Englishman to fly?

Fri, 2014-07-11 18:25
Who was the first Englishman to fly?

Scientists probe 'sex addict' brains

Fri, 2014-07-11 17:52
The first study to investigate brain activity in sex addicts finds remarkable similarities with scans of people addicted to drugs.

Schools trust hit by £2m fraud

Fri, 2014-07-11 17:39
An educational trust running three academies in London was defrauded of £2m in an "extremely sophisticated" operation, it is revealed.

Untaxed foreign cars 'cost millions'

Fri, 2014-07-11 17:36
The government is urged to clamp down on untaxed foreign vehicles, as the RAC warns they are costing the UK millions of pounds a year.

Farmer jailed for red diesel fraud

Fri, 2014-07-11 17:15
A farmer described as the leader of a gang which organised and ran a "sophisticated" fuel and VAT tax fraud, is jailed.

VIDEO: What does the world think of Putin?

Fri, 2014-07-11 17:08
What is Vladimir Putin's global reputation?

VIDEO: Youngsters are Stars of awards

Fri, 2014-07-11 16:30
Youngsters across the North East have been recognised for their bravery and fighting spirit.

The World Cup France always wins

Fri, 2014-07-11 16:15
The World Cup that France always wins
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