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Fire crews going on strike again

Sat, 2014-05-03 00:07
Firefighters stage more strikes in a row over pensions after a five-hour walkout on Friday.

Army action resumes in east Ukraine

Fri, 2014-05-02 23:33
Ukraine's government resumes military action to tackle pro-Russian separatists in the east, after a day of deadly violence in which dozens died.

The Clifford case and drug firm battles

Fri, 2014-05-02 21:34
The newspapers' front pages examine the jailing of publicist Max Clifford and the potential effects of a takeover of British drugs company AstraZeneca.

Rutherford dismisses record critics

Fri, 2014-05-02 21:21
Olympic champion Greg Rutherford targets more long jump records to answer critics who questioned his latest success.

Police 'review' new Clifford claims

Fri, 2014-05-02 21:17
Detectives are reviewing new allegations made against disgraced publicist Max Clifford, Scotland Yard says.

Samsung ordered to pay Apple $119.6m

Fri, 2014-05-02 20:30
Samsung is ordered to pay $119.6m (£71m) to Apple by a US court for infringing two of its patents, in the latest lawsuit involving the two tech giants.

Baby heart risk for pregnant smokers

Fri, 2014-05-02 18:13
Babies born to women over 35 who smoke are at greater risk of having specific heart defects, suggests American research.

Loneliness 'rising among elderly'

Fri, 2014-05-02 18:13
Loneliness among the elderly in the UK is on the rise, a survey shows.

Children 'see harmful television'

Fri, 2014-05-02 18:06
Children are being exposed to harmful television material before the 9pm watershed, according to head teachers.

Dozens killed in Odessa clashes

Fri, 2014-05-02 17:38
At least 31 people have been killed in a fire in an official building amid clashes between pro-Russian activists and government supporters in Odessa, in south-west Ukraine.

Uruguay unveils legal marijuana plan

Fri, 2014-05-02 17:20
Uruguay's authorities reveal how marijuana will be produced and sold legally in the country at less than $1 a gramme.

Why the UK has a high child death rate

Fri, 2014-05-02 17:16
Why the UK has a high child death rate

Top 10 tips for being a magazine editor

Fri, 2014-05-02 17:09
Editor's top 10 tips for success in publishing

Concerns grow over deadly pig virus

Fri, 2014-05-02 16:22
France is expected to suspend some pig-related imports as worries grow over the spread of a deadly swine virus.

Why South African whites are coming home

Fri, 2014-05-02 16:05
Why white South Africans are returning

Honduras children 'killed by gangs'

Fri, 2014-05-02 15:52
Authorities in Honduras are investigating the deaths of at least seven children who may have been murdered after refusing to join criminal gangs.

Obama calls for death penalty review

Fri, 2014-05-02 15:44
US President Obama will ask his attorney general to investigate problems over the application of the death penalty after a botched execution.

European elections: Too poor for a dress in Spain

Fri, 2014-05-02 15:36
Hard times for many of the women of Seville

How Bob Hoskins helped adults learn to read

Fri, 2014-05-02 15:32
British actor Bob Hoskins, who died aged 71, was the star of several big-screen blockbusters. But his early role in a BBC adult education series had a huge impact.

The curious tale of the economist and the Cezanne in the hedge

Fri, 2014-05-02 15:28
How a Cezanne painting ended up in a Sussex hedge
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