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Call to control rising house prices

Tue, 2014-05-06 04:36
The UK government should consider more restrictions on the Help to Buy scheme as house prices continue to rise, the OECD says.

Cuts 'hit mental health patients'

Tue, 2014-05-06 04:35
A lack of mental health beds in England is forcing patients to travel hundreds of miles to receive treatment in other areas, figures show.

What was a lifer doing in an open prison?

Tue, 2014-05-06 04:19
Why was an armed robber in an open prison?

Is the eurozone saved?

Tue, 2014-05-06 03:56
Is the collapse of the euro permanently off the agenda?

Day in pictures: 6 May 2014

Tue, 2014-05-06 03:52
News photos from past 24 hours: 6 May

'Complacency' leads to asthma deaths

Tue, 2014-05-06 03:48
People with asthma are dying unnecessarily because of complacency among both medical staff and patients, a national study claims.

DUP 'would have moved on Sinn Féin'

Tue, 2014-05-06 03:44
Northern Ireland's first minister says his party would have tried to exclude Sinn Féin from government if it had not "corrected" its support for the Police Service of Northern Ireland following Gerry Adams' arrest.

Europe to tighten black box rules

Tue, 2014-05-06 03:43
Europe's aviation watchdog announces new proposals to make it easier to find flight recorders, known as black boxes, from missing planes.

US 'outrage' at Nigeria abductions

Tue, 2014-05-06 03:34
The White House says it considers the abduction of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamist militants "an outrage".

Apple to pay ex-Burberry boss $68m

Tue, 2014-05-06 03:23
US technology giant Apple is welcoming its new retail chief, Angela Ahrendts, with a pay package which includes $68m in shares.

Threatened airport to shut next week

Tue, 2014-05-06 03:22
Manston Airport in Kent is to close with the loss of up to 150 jobs after it failed to find a buyer.

Jobseekers 'must take zero-hours'

Tue, 2014-05-06 03:10
Jobseekers could be stripped of their benefits for turning down certain zero-hours contracts without good reason, the government says.

Knife attack at south China station

Tue, 2014-05-06 03:01
At least six people are injured in a knife attack at a station in Guangzhou, Chinese officials say, in the third such attack on a transport hub in three months.

Treasure found on 'US ship of gold'

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:58
A US deep-ocean exploration firm recovers gold worth $1.3m on a reconnaissance dive to a historic Atlantic Ocean shipwreck, company officials say.

Spy plane causes air traffic chaos

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:48
A computer system misinterpreting the flight path of a spy plane was responsible for major air-traffic control issues in the US last week.

VIDEO: Sally Field gets Hollywood Star

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:44
Sally Field has received the 2,524th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Scandal forces out top Colombia aide

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:41
Political strategist Juan Jose Rendon quits the Colombian president's re-election campaign amid allegations that he took money from drug dealers.

Judy Murray pays tribute to Baltacha

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:39
Judy Murray, mother of Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, says former British number one Elena Baltacha was "an absolute gem".

Got! Got! Need!!!

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:25
The adults who get misty-eyed over Panini World Cup stickers

AUDIO: Tesco to launch own-brand smartphone

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:09
Tesco is to launch its first own-brand smartphone later in the year.

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