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Share of fuel duty 'could fix roads'

Sat, 2014-07-05 03:17
The government should spend £1bn a year of the money it collects from fuel duty to fix potholes and roads in England and Wales, the body that represents councils says.

Disagreement over Harris jail term

Sat, 2014-07-05 03:13
Experts disagree on whether Rolf Harris's jail sentence of five years and nine months represents sufficient punishment for his offences.

Yorkshire sends off Tour de France

Sat, 2014-07-05 03:10
Thousands of cycling fans gather in Yorkshire as Chris Froome begins his defence of the Tour de France in Leeds.

Somalia car bomb targets parliament

Sat, 2014-07-05 03:07
A powerful suicide car bomb kills at least four people near Somalia's parliament, police and Somali media say.

Paralympics 'transformed attitudes'

Sat, 2014-07-05 03:06
More than two-thirds of people believe attitudes towards disabled people have improved since the Paralympic Games in 2012, a survey suggests.

A year in the life of Whitstable

Sat, 2014-07-05 02:54
A year in the life of the seaside town

Taliban attack Kabul oil tankers

Sat, 2014-07-05 02:50
The Taliban in Afghanistan launch a rocket attack on hundreds of oil tankers outside the capital, Kabul.

Mine firm welcomes £12m power spend

Sat, 2014-07-05 02:30
The firm behind plans for a large opencast mine at the top of the Rhymney Valley welcomes a major investment by a key customer for its coal.

Palestinian youth 'was burned alive'

Sat, 2014-07-05 02:12
A Palestinian teenager killed in Jerusalem was burned alive, the Palestinian attorney-general is quoted as saying, as riots continue.

Vettel tops wet final practice

Sat, 2014-07-05 02:10
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel beats team-mate Daniel Ricciardo to set the pace in a wet final practice at the British GP.

'Test run' for Athletes' Village

Sat, 2014-07-05 01:49
The readiness of the Athletes' Village is tested ahead of the Commonwealth Games getting under way in Glasgow later this month.

Indian nurses return home from Iraq

Sat, 2014-07-05 01:32
A group of Indian nurses freed after being trapped in Iraq arrives home in Kerala to be greeted by ecstatic friends and relatives.

Tory donor 'contender for Ofsted job'

Sat, 2014-07-05 01:28
Conservative Party donor David Ross is reported to be in contention to be the new chairman of Ofsted.

£1m canal storm repairs complete

Sat, 2014-07-05 01:22
Work costing £1m to repair a section of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is complete six months after it was damaged by winter storms.

PM 'wants answers' on abuse dossier

Sat, 2014-07-05 01:09
David Cameron asks a senior civil servant to find "all the answers" about the handling of a dossier on alleged paedophiles at Westminster in the 1980s.

Singer honoured by NI university

Sat, 2014-07-05 00:45
The singer Katie Melua, who spent part of her childhood in Northern Ireland, is to receive an honorary degree from Queen's University, Belfast.

Ryan Giggs given honorary doctorate

Sat, 2014-07-05 00:19
Manchester United's most capped player, Ryan Giggs, is made an honorary Doctor of Science by the University of Bolton.

1995 murder probe shelved by police

Sat, 2014-07-05 00:07
An inquiry into the 1995 shooting of a Cambridgeshire doorman is "filed" because police are "unable to push the investigation forward".

VIDEO: Baby rhino cared for by sheep surrogate

Sat, 2014-07-05 00:06
A baby rhino who was saved after his mother was killed by poachers is on the road to recovery, his rescuers have said.

US policeman seen 'pummelling' woman

Fri, 2014-07-04 23:18
The California Highway Patrol says that it is investigating footage that shows a policeman repeatedly punching the head of a prostrate woman.
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