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How to reduce your Inheritance Tax

Fri, 2014-10-24 13:26
How to keep the tax man at bay when you pass it on

Munster 14-3 Saracens

Fri, 2014-10-24 12:55
David Kilcoyne scores the only try as Munster defeat last year's beaten finalists to top European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 1.

Nadal confirms the end of his season

Fri, 2014-10-24 12:31
Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal calls an end to his 2014 season as he prepares to undergo appendix surgery.

Bahrain F1 complaint 'merits probe'

Fri, 2014-10-24 11:57
A complaint that human rights regulations were breached when the Formula 1 Grand Prix was staged in Bahrain "merits further examination", a UK government panel says.

VIDEO: Call to scrap term-time holiday ban

Fri, 2014-10-24 10:24
The ban on term-time holidays from school should be scrapped so head teachers can take a "common-sense approach", council leaders have suggested.

Yellow powder sparks security alerts

Fri, 2014-10-24 10:04
Envelopes containing an unknown yellow powder have been sent to five consulates in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say.

Caterham 'allowed' to miss two GPs

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:51
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will allow Caterham to miss the next two Formula 1 grands prix to focus on finding a buyer.

Jade coroner calls for dog licences

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:48
A coroner criticises dangerous dog laws and calls for dog licences to be reintroduced after 14-year-old Jade Anderson was savaged to death.

Man injured in west Belfast shooting

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:43
Police are investigating a shooting incident in west Belfast.

Hailo says Uber blocked investors

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:41
After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.

PM: I won't meet £1.7bn EU demand

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:39
David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the EU - but Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says the bill should not have come as a surprise.

Egypt: Sinai 'bomb' kills 25 troops

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:31
A suspected jihadist car bomb attack kills at least 25 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai, Egyptian officials say, in one of deadliest incidents there.

Ebola nurse Nina Pham free of virus

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:22
A Dallas nurse infected with Ebola while treating a patient is declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:17
Walk on the Wild Side's bass line cost £17, and other nuggets

Military rents to rise, says minister

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:12
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announces "major reforms" to funding for military accommodation will increase rents.

Man charged over couple's deaths

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:11
A man has been charged in connection with the discovery of the bodies of an elderly couple in County Donegal, police say.

VIDEO: US air strike 'hits IS command'

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:08
New video footage show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.

Dolce & Gabbana cleared in tax case

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:06
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.

Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:00
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.

US to check IS 'chemical weapon' use

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:55
The United States will investigate "extremely serious allegations" that militant group Islamic State used chlorine gas against Iraqi police officers.

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