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Pressure on a 'strained' social service

Tue, 2015-03-10 05:24
The man appointed to keep an eye on children's services has warned against growing criticism of social workers.

Dennis Hopper film appeal launches

Tue, 2015-03-10 05:20
The director of Dennis Hopper's final film is launching an appeal to raise funds to get it finished - five years after the actor's death.

Villiers rules out more welfare cash

Tue, 2015-03-10 05:12
Martin McGuinness says £200m would solve problems over welfare reform but the Northern Ireland Secretary says there will be no extra cash.

VIDEO: Queen names new cruise ship Britannia

Tue, 2015-03-10 05:06
The Queen has officially named the new luxury cruise ship Britannia in a special ceremony in Southampton.

NHS revamp - rhetoric into reality?

Tue, 2015-03-10 05:01
Simon Stevens, head of the NHS, kick-starts his plan to remodel the NHS, with an emphasis on local care.

Starting gun 'fired' on new NHS

Tue, 2015-03-10 05:01
Hospitals, GPs, community services and care homes are being brought together in England to provide more joined up care for patients under a series of pilots.

Becky Watts' missing laptop found

Tue, 2015-03-10 04:44
A laptop, mobile phone and tablet belonging to missing teenager Becky Watts are found during the investigation into her murder.

Day in pictures: 10 March 2015

Tue, 2015-03-10 04:41
Images from around the world: 10 March

Venezuela chief attacks US sanctions

Tue, 2015-03-10 04:41
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro slams the US government for imposing further sanctions on Venezuelan officials accused of human rights abuses.

Recovery ‘bypassing’ retail sector

Tue, 2015-03-10 04:37
Food sales are declining in the UK, while non-food sales are increasing, says KPMG/BRC study.

Rio Ferdinand's ex tells of hacking

Tue, 2015-03-10 04:36
The former girlfriend of Premiership footballer Rio Ferdinand breaks down in tears as she details the impact on her life of phone hacking by Mirror Group Newspapers.

Romania makes German diplomacy gaffe

Tue, 2015-03-10 04:22
The Romanian Foreign Ministry apologises for giving Germany's top diplomat a booklet marking bilateral relations which showed a map of France in the colours of the German flag.

England women 42-13 Scotland women

Tue, 2015-03-10 04:21
Ruth Laybourn scores a hat-trick as England get their Six Nations campaign back on track with a thumping win over Scotland.

US 'concern' over Europe defence cuts

Tue, 2015-03-10 04:12
A senior US diplomat warns of a "dangerous" gulf between US and European defence spending, calling on Europe to spend more in the face of growing threats.

Rangers suspend trio from board

Tue, 2015-03-10 04:07
Rangers suspend Derek Llambias, Barry Leach and chairman Sandy Easdale from the club's football board.

Burundi dissident 'easily fled jail'

Tue, 2015-03-10 04:03
Leading Burundian dissident Hussein Radjabu tells the BBC that he escaped from prison last week by walking "upright... without any problem".

NSA sued over surveillance programme

Tue, 2015-03-10 03:53
The Wikimedia Foundation has launched legal action against the NSA over its programme of mass surveillance

Foreign coach not the answer - Giles

Tue, 2015-03-10 03:48
Former spinner Ashley Giles does not believe England should need to look abroad if they consider appointing a new coach.