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VIDEO: Parents welcome acne drug review

Tue, 2014-04-29 11:39
A father campaigning for a ban on an acne drug taken by his son who later committed suicide, welcomes a government decision to review its use.

VIDEO: 'Four horse race' for European Elections

Tue, 2014-04-29 11:26
Political editor Nick Robinson has been touring the UK to test the mood ahead of the European Elections.

VIDEO: Former Tory Mercer resigns as MP

Tue, 2014-04-29 11:04
Former Conservative MP Patrick Mercer has resigned after he was suspended from the Commons for six months for allegedly asking questions in Parliament in return for money.

VIDEO: Students pay tribute to stabbed teacher

Tue, 2014-04-29 10:32
Students past and present pay tribute to teacher Ann Maguire, who was stabbed to death in front of her pupils at a Leeds school.

Rutherford jump legal despite protests

Tue, 2014-04-29 10:23
Greg Rutherford's new British long jump record is legal, insists USA Track and Field, after claims he overstepped.

Tube strike hits city commuters

Tue, 2014-04-29 10:20
Commuters suffer "severe disruption" as Tube workers strike over plans to close ticket offices on the London Underground.

Three-week black bin collection plan

Tue, 2014-04-29 10:16
The first three-weekly collections for black bag household rubbish in Wales are approved by Gwynedd council.

Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai 'expels' rival

Tue, 2014-04-29 10:14
Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says his rival Tendai Biti has been expelled from their MDC party, along with eight other members.

Officer admits driving dangerously

Tue, 2014-04-29 10:08
A police officer admits to driving dangerously in a 4x4 while responding to an emergency involving children and a firearm.

VIDEO: Woman falls 30ft at Wells Cathedral

Tue, 2014-04-29 10:03
A women has been airlifted from the roof of Wells Cathedral, after falling and becoming stuck for three hours.

Woman rescued after cathedral fall

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:58
A woman who fell and became trapped during a tour of Wells Cathedral's towers is rescued by an RAF helicopter.

'Robin Hood' tax battles in EU

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:55
UK fights EU plan to tax bank trades

ENO branches out into musicals

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:50
English National Opera is to stage modern musicals in an attempt to secure its financial future.

Thirteen jailed for prison van break

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:48
Two men who escaped from a prison van after an armed ambush are jailed along with the gang that helped free them.

Cast announced for new Star Wars

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:42
Original Star Wars actors Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill will feature in Star Wars: Episode VII, it is confirmed.

I may not have got No 10 job - Coulson

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:28
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson says he may not have become No 10's communications director if he had revealed he knew about phone-hacking.

VIDEO: CCTV of Salford prison van ambush

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:28
Footage of an ambush of a police van in Greater Manchester, in which two prisoners escaped, has been released by police.

Thousands sit new Scottish exams

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:26
Thousands of students across Scotland sit the first exams for the new National 5 qualifications.

Yemen army in big al-Qaeda offensive

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:21
The Yemeni army launches a major offensive against al-Qaeda hideouts in the south, officials say, amid an ongoing campaign against militants.

Cable defends Royal Mail sale price

Tue, 2014-04-29 09:16
The UK Business Secretary, Vince Cable, stands by the initial pricing of Royal Mail shares, as he gives evidence to a parliamentary committee.
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