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Minister denies benefit 'deception'

Wed, 2014-07-09 07:02
Iain Duncan Smith hits back at Labour claims of "deception" over Universal Credit in fiery Commons exchanges.

Loughgall inquest move criticised

Wed, 2014-07-09 07:01
Nationalist politicians criticise a decision by the NI Secretary to block moves for a fresh inquest into the SAS killings of eight IRA men at Loughgall, County Armagh, in 1987.

Bear attack teen 'found paw print'

Wed, 2014-07-09 07:00
A teenager who was mauled to death by a polar bear on an Arctic exhibition found a paw print two days earlier, an inquest is told.

Deadly storms rip through eastern US

Wed, 2014-07-09 06:35
A wave of thunderstorms with powerful winds in northern New York have killed at least four and left more than 70,000 people without electricity.

Russia charges Ukrainian woman pilot

Wed, 2014-07-09 06:23
Russia charges a female Ukrainian army pilot with complicity in the murder of two Russian journalists, as Ukraine demands she be freed.

Frail 'need joint NHS and care fund'

Wed, 2014-07-09 06:19
Vulnerable patients should be offered their own personal health and care budgets, the NHS England boss says.

VIDEO: Action prince is new UK scuba president

Wed, 2014-07-09 06:14
The Duke of Cambridge has donned a wetsuit and shown off his scuba diving skills to mark his new role as the president of the British Sub-Aqua Club, after taking over from his father Prince Charles.

Ethiopia's 'most wanted' arrested

Wed, 2014-07-09 06:07
Ethiopia has confirmed it has arrested its "most wanted" person - opposition leader Andargachew Tsege, who disappeared in Yemen last month.

Picture shows lucky escape for Chilton

Wed, 2014-07-09 06:07
A remarkable picture emerges showing how close Marussia's Max Chilton came to serious injury during a crash at the British Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Typhoon batters Japanese islands

Wed, 2014-07-09 06:04
A powerful typhoon has battered the Okinawa islands, in the south of Japan, killing two people and forcing hundreds of thousands to seek shelter.

Seven more great sporting shocks

Wed, 2014-07-09 05:57
After 7-1 German win, seven moments that surprised world

China detains Tibetan writer

Wed, 2014-07-09 05:50
The Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser has been placed under house arrest after being invited to the US embassy for an official dinner

'Gay cake' raised in Commons

Wed, 2014-07-09 05:44
David Cameron says tolerance towards people of a different sexuality is an important part of being British, after an MP raises the issue of an NI bakery refusing to make a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage.

LG unveils child-tracking tech

Wed, 2014-07-09 05:44
LG announces a wrist-worn device designed to let parents keep track of where their child is and listen to what they are up to.

VIDEO: Political pictures: Look behind you!

Wed, 2014-07-09 05:43
Matthew Hancock seen with 'Sack Cameron' graffiti is not first politician to appear with an unfortunate background.

Mail apologises to George Clooney

Wed, 2014-07-09 05:39
The Mail Online apologises to US actor George Clooney after publishing a story claiming his fiancee's mother opposes their marriage.

Missing teen twins 'now in Syria'

Wed, 2014-07-09 05:31
Police searching for missing twin teenage girls from Manchester believe the pair are now in Syria.

Second 'suspected spy' in Germany

Wed, 2014-07-09 05:28
Prosecutors in Germany search the home of a defence ministry employee suspected of spying, in the second such case in a week.

Snowden wants to extend Russia stay

Wed, 2014-07-09 05:00
US whistleblower Edward Snowden has officially asked to extend his stay in Russia after his visa expires on 31 July, his lawyer tells the BBC.

Cameron hints at abuse law change

Wed, 2014-07-09 04:56
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs "it may well be time" to change the law to enforce mandatory reporting of child abuse.

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