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Giving everyone an address

Wed, 2015-04-29 15:02
How to get post if your street has no name

Sex discrimination case winner: 'Everybody loses'

Wed, 2015-04-29 15:02
The banker who won her £3.2m sex discrimination case

Mali peacekeepers repel rebel attack

Wed, 2015-04-29 15:01
UN peacekeepers in Mali repel a rebel attack on Timbuktu for the second time in two days, amid an increase in fighting in the north.

Pearson's bizarre post-match rant

Wed, 2015-04-29 14:59
Leicester manager Nigel Pearson singles out a journalist in bizarre scenes at his post-match press conference

Sun reveals choice for election

Wed, 2015-04-29 14:57
The Sun reveals which party it will be backing for the general election, as many voters appear still not to have made up their mind.

Would alternative vote have affected the election?

Wed, 2015-04-29 14:56
What if the UK had voted in favour of the alternative vote system four years ago?

Assault letter response wows student

Wed, 2015-04-29 14:32
A university student who wrote an open letter to the man who sexually assaulted her says the public response has made her feel "positive" about the ordeal.

Founder of Weight Watchers dies

Wed, 2015-04-29 14:26
The founder of international dieting company Weight Watchers, Jean Nidetch, dies at home in Florida, aged 91.

VIDEO: Growing anger over earthquake response

Wed, 2015-04-29 14:12
There is growing frustration in Nepal at the pace of the relief effort after Saturday's devastating earthquake.

I deserved to lose - O'Sullivan

Wed, 2015-04-29 13:39
Ronnie O'Sullivan says he deserved to lose to Stuart Bingham and suggests his time at top might have come to an end.

VIDEO: Town puts up Christmas tree in April

Wed, 2015-04-29 13:33
A town with one of the "worst" festive displays in Britain is to switch on its new tree eight months before Christmas.

Scottish Sun backs the SNP

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:59
The Scottish Sun newspaper has announced its backing for the SNP ahead of the General Election vote on 7 May.

UN launches Nepal earthquake appeal

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:42
The UN launches a $415m appeal for survivors of the Nepal earthquake, as frustration mounts at the pace of relief efforts.

Leicester City 1-3 Chelsea

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:40
Chelsea fight back to beat in-form Leicester and are now just one win away from the Premier League title.

Rubella eradicated from Americas

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:24
North and South America become the first regions to completely eradicate rubella, or German measles, after no cases in five years

Jobs event for Tullis Russell staff

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:22
Staff made redundant when a Fife paper-making firm went into administration have the opportunity to meet employers interested in recruiting next week.

Tumour memoir wins £30,000 book prize

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:18
A memoir written by the wife of an art critic who died of a brain tumour wins a £30,000 prize for new books about medicine, health or illness.

VIDEO: Historic Clandon House up in flames

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:17
Dozens of fire-fighters are tackling a large blaze at Clandon Park House, a stately home in Surrey.

Quake Briton tells of narrow escape

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:08
A British survivor of the earthquake in Nepal speaks of his narrow escape from death, as he is reunited with his family in the UK.

California ramps up emissions fight

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:00
The US state of California has stepped up its attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by setting tough new targets for 2030.

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