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Common Weal urges different economy

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:59
Scotland should embrace shorter working week, higher wages, an expanded welfare state and higher taxes, according to a new blueprint.

VIDEO: Is 'made in Britain' bouncing back?

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:49
The BBC's Emma Simpson says there are signs that textile businesses are shifting back to the UK.

Group pensions 'in Queen's Speech'

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:36
The government is expected to unveil plans to allow workers to contribute to Dutch-style collective pensions, which it says could boost income for members.

VIDEO: 100 rescued from highway in sandstorm

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:25
Firefighters in northwest China have rescued more than 100 people trapped on highways in gale force winds.

VIDEO: The man who coined "shell shock"

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:07
Cambridge psychologist and Army medical officer, Charles Myers, was the first person to use the phrase "shell shock" almost 100 years ago.

Labour row over all-women shortlist

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:03
Labour party members in a south Wales valleys constituency cancel a meeting to select a replacement parliamentary candidate after being told it must be an all-women shortlist.

Brad Pitt 'prankster' gets probation

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:02
A Ukrainian TV presenter who accosted Brad Pitt at a Los Angeles film premiere is sentenced to three years probation and ordered to attend a year's psychological counselling.

China's factory activity picks up

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:01
China's factory activity grew in May at its fastest pace this year, according to government figures, a positive sign amid the wider economic slowdown.

VIDEO: Reunion 'will make Pythons feel young'

Sun, 2014-06-01 03:00
Former Monty Python star Terry Gilliam has said rehearsals for O2 shows in July feel like "nothing has changed".

I still have more fights in me - Froch

Sun, 2014-06-01 02:53
Carl Froch says he is not sure whether to retire after beating George Groves with the "best punch" he has ever thrown.

VIDEO: Farage: 'Thatcherism was of its time'

Sun, 2014-06-01 02:30
Nigel Farage has denied that UKIP is attempting to be a new Thatcher party despite his praise for Margaret Thatcher's leadership.

Stop plots against Clegg - Ashdown

Sun, 2014-06-01 02:14
Lib Dem supporters plotting to remove Nick Clegg as Lib Dem leader should "stop it now", his predecessor Lord Ashdown says.

Man, 54, is injured in hammer attack

Sun, 2014-06-01 02:01
A 54-year-old man is hit by a masked man with a claw hammer after answering his front door in County Armagh.

Boy, 13, held over fatal stabbing

Sun, 2014-06-01 01:57
A 13-year-old boy is among four teenagers arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death in south-east London.

No buyer for Stephen Sutton portrait

Sun, 2014-06-01 01:33
A portrait of teenage cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton - drawn as part of his 'bucket list' - fails to sell at auction in London.

VIDEO: Wikipedia Wikileaks names 'confusing'

Sun, 2014-06-01 01:05
The founder of Wikipedia says the the EU ruling to remove search results about individuals that are irrelevant or outdated "won't work".

Woman airlifted after dog attack

Sun, 2014-06-01 01:05
A woman is airlifted to hospital after she suffers serious injuries in an attack by two dogs in Herefordshire.

1,500 race in Walled City marathon

Sun, 2014-06-01 00:27
About 1,500 athletes from Northern Ireland and across the world are taking part in Londonderry's Walled City Marathon.

One great punch, one mistake, one wild night

Sun, 2014-06-01 00:26
One great punch, one wild night for Carl Froch

William wishes England 'good luck'

Sun, 2014-06-01 00:15
The Duke of Cambridge records a message of support for the England football squad ahead of the Fifa World Cup, which kicks off in less than two weeks' time.

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