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UK net firms have criticised attempts to revive a "snoopers' charter" by adding it into draft legislation currently before the House of Lords.
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Paul Collingwood says opener Ian Bell "thoroughly deserves" to overtake him to become England's highest ODI run-scorer.
A teenager accused of helping his brother bury his murdered ex-girlfriend was told they were burying "a cat and dog", a court hears.
The RSPCA has launched an inquiry after nine dogs were found abandoned on a roadside caked in mud and dirt.
Ceremony hours after Saudi King's death
Ofsted is to be allowed to inspect but not judge academy chains, Education Nicky Morgan has said.
A former Royal Navy sailor has been jailed for 14 years for a series of horrific child sex offences including the rape of a baby.
A woman who apparently set herself on fire in the reception area of a Clydebank police station two weeks ago has died.
Why tyrants are afraid of art and beauty
More than 30 people are killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes near the capital Damascus, activists say.
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An AM denounces as "sickening" a decision to lower flags on Welsh government buildings following the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.
Diane Andryshakleft left her husband with the task of working on their home's renovations while she went out to work.
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Footage is released of the moment a bystander tackled a machete wielding robber after a smash-and-grab raid on a luxury City of London jewellers.
Schools in England are being asked to put pupils through extra mock maths exams after concerns were raised over the new maths GCSE.
The amount of tax paid by some technology firms is "very small" relative to their returns, the governor of the Bank of England says.