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VIDEO: Bank of England stability report

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:47
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is explaining whether he plans to take action to cool the housing market in parts of the UK

Call to save Pitcairn's ocean bounty

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:44
Researchers say that "immediate protection" is required for the pristine waters around the remote Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific.

Savile hospital abuse reports due

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:43
Accounts of sexual abuse and inappropriate treatment by Jimmy Savile in 28 NHS hospitals are due to be outlined in a series of reports.

In pictures: 'Pellet guns' maim Kashmir protesters

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:43
The weapons used against Kashmir protestors

Your pictures: Mountains

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:41
Readers' photos on the theme of "mountains"

Mini-hearts grown to study disease

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:17
Thousands of miniature human hearts are grown to research disease by scientists in Scotland.

Greste 'devastated' by court verdict

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:16
Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste says he is "devastated and outraged" at the Egyptian court verdict that jailed him and two of his colleagues.

Ice baths, banana bagels & Bautista Agut

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:11
Wimbledon champion on ice baths and banana bagels

Two hurt in gas cylinder explosion

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:03
Two people are injured in a gas cylinder explosion in a Buckinghamshire garage, the fire service says.

Queen's income set to rise to £40m

Wed, 2014-06-25 23:58
The Queen's income is expected to rise by more than 5% next year to £40m as the Crown Estate announces record profits of £267m.

Europe - PM tries to turn defeat into victory

Wed, 2014-06-25 23:54
'Splendid isolation' of one man, one country at EU summit

Thursday's gossip column

Wed, 2014-06-25 23:06
Barcelona still want Luis Suarez, Premier League clubs chase Alexis Sanchez, Hull in talks over Michael Dawson, plus more.

Interconnector energy shortage fears

Wed, 2014-06-25 22:58
Northern Ireland faces serious energy shortages if the north-south electricity interconnector project is not started soon, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has warned.

Failing NHS trust in special measures

Wed, 2014-06-25 22:53
A failing health trust is to be placed in special measures after being rated inadequate by hospital inspectors.

VIDEO: The North-South divide in house prices

Wed, 2014-06-25 22:46
Breakfast's Adam Parsons and Steph McGovern report on the divide in property prices between the north and south of the UK

Seasick angler, 70, lands huge shark

Wed, 2014-06-25 22:21
A 70-year-old angler who suffers from seasickness lands what could be the largest shark caught in Welsh waters.

VIDEO: How Royals cost us £35.7m last year

Wed, 2014-06-25 22:01
The Royal Family has cost the tax payer £35.7 million in the last financial year, not including security.

Funding body 'did nothing wrong'

Wed, 2014-06-25 21:56
A former board member of a regeneration fund speaks of his relief after police confirm they are not going to carry out a criminal investigation.

Water 'will help cut child obesity'

Wed, 2014-06-25 21:49
Children should be given only water to drink with meals to help tackle the obesity crisis, experts argue, with sugary drinks kept as treats.

Tax workers strike over job cuts

Wed, 2014-06-25 21:19
More than 1,500 tax workers in Northern Ireland will strike on Thursday in a dispute over job cuts.
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