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Firms flouting minimum wage named

Mon, 2015-02-23 15:22
The government names 70 companies that have failed to pay workers the minimum wage.

Seeing inside dead bodies

Mon, 2015-02-23 15:20
What do pathologists really do?

Greece unveils eurozone reforms

Mon, 2015-02-23 15:13
Greece has unveiled an early summary of the reforms demanded of eurozone leaders in order to secure a bailout extension.

Deciding vote on three-person babies

Mon, 2015-02-23 15:12
Peers will decide later whether to make the historic move to allow the creation of babies with DNA from two women and one man.

VIDEO: The smart bandage treating wounds

Mon, 2015-02-23 15:09
Dan Simmons looks at the medical devices of the future.

Are low oil prices here to stay?

Mon, 2015-02-23 15:08
Oil prices have fallen sharply and are likely to remain low for a number of years, but more fundamental change is around the corner.

Sale of airport 'could take years'

Mon, 2015-02-23 15:01
Plans to sell Prestwick Airport back to the private sector are viable but it could take "some years", Audit Scotland says.

Oil and gas industry in 'bleak' 2014

Mon, 2015-02-23 15:01
The UK offshore oil and gas industry saw its worst performance for four decades last year, according to a survey by Oil & Gas UK.

Israel PM 'differed' over Iran

Mon, 2015-02-23 14:52
Israeli intelligence took a different view of Iran's nuclear capabilities from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a leaked cable suggests.

VIDEO: The biggest wedding party ever?

Mon, 2015-02-23 14:48
Getting married is a day never to be forgotten but for one couple from Leeds their day was memorable for a number of reasons.

Qataris, Obama and US hostage policy

Mon, 2015-02-23 14:26
US President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with the emir of Qatar on Tuesday. They may talk about hostage negotiations.

England too predictable - Vaughan

Mon, 2015-02-23 14:25
Former captain Michael Vaughan says England are too predictable and wants Alex Hales to get a World Cup chance.

Canadian 'freezeway' to reclaim winter

Mon, 2015-02-23 14:04
The plan to turn 11km of a Canadian town into an ice rink

Burgess World Cup hopes in balance

Mon, 2015-02-23 14:04
September's World Cup may be too early for Sam Burgess to make it into the England squad, says coach Stuart Lancaster.

Single mother wins $127m lottery

Mon, 2015-02-23 13:43
A single mother with four children, including one with cerebral palsy, has come forward to claim her part of a $564m (£365m) Powerball jackpot.

Kew announces new science plans

Mon, 2015-02-23 13:36
Kew Gardens, which is facing an annual £5m budget deficit, announces its new science strategy.

Dyche defends Barnes challenge

Mon, 2015-02-23 13:29
Burnley boss Sean Dyche defends forward Ashley Barnes over his "ugly" challenge on Chelsea's Nemanja Matic.

Talks between Libya rivals suspended

Mon, 2015-02-23 13:07
Libya's internationally-recognised parliament suspends its participation in UN-brokered talks aimed at restoring calm to the country.

Former head teacher 'bullied' staff

Mon, 2015-02-23 13:02
A former primary school head teacher bullied staff, encouraged pupils to disrupt lessons and allowed a caretaker to supervise a class while a teacher had a haircut, a disciplinary hearing is told.

VIDEO: Hawking's ex on 'uncanny portrayal'

Mon, 2015-02-23 12:49
Jane Hawking, Stephen Hawking's former wife, on whose memoir the film The Theory of Everything is based, says that she was "astounded" at how realistic Felicity Jones' performance was.