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    New web data powers plan for police

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 07:18)

    A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.

    A&E 'crisis' and holiday 'joy' - front pages

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 06:39)

    The issues making headlines on Sunday's front pages

    Are food foragers unfairly maligned?

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 05:52)

    Are food foragers 'annoying' or unfairly maligned?

    Fish and chips 'harming' eider ducks

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 04:40)

    Eider ducks on Northumberland's coastal areas are being harmed by people feeding them fish and chips and bread, a wildlife expert warns.

    Labour suggests London buildings sale

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 04:07)

    The QEII Conference Centre and the Civil Service Club are among four London landmarks that Labour says could be sold off to reduce the deficit.

    The meaning of Mongol

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 02:37)

    What is the real meaning of Mongol?

    Foreign Office 'fails bereaved Britons'

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 02:05)

    The consular service provided by the UK Foreign Office sometimes falls short of what the public "can legitimately expect", a report by MPs says.

    May 'bruised' over EU arrest warrant

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 01:46)

    Home Secretary Theresa May tells Desert Island Discs she felt "battered and bruised" after denying MPs a vote on the European Arrest Warrant.

    Bellew takes revenge on Cleverly

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 01:06)

    Tony Bellew beats Nathan Cleverly on points to gain revenge in front of his home crowd in Liverpool.

    Mental health nursing cuts warning

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 00:08)

    Staff cuts and bed shortages are leaving mental health services "under unprecedented strain", says the nurses' union.

    Call to sanction failing universities

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 00:07)

    It should be easier to remove the degree-awarding powers of universities that fail to meet academic and consumer standards, a report by Which? says.

    Call for mental health investment

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 00:01)

    The Royal College of Nursing highlights a drop in the number of specialist mental health nurses in Scotland and calls for more investment.

    Hamilton eyes 'biggest day of life'

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 22:36)

    Lewis Hamilton says Sunday's title showdown with Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi will be "the biggest day of my life".

    Barcelona 5-1 Sevilla

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 21:35)

    Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Spanish league's all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Sevilla.

    Man charged over assault rifle find

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 20:31)

    A man is to appear in court charged with having a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life, after police recovered an assault rifle in west Belfast.

    Ebola team will miss 'human touch'

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 20:02)

    The NHS volunteers travelling to Sierra Leone

    Shut nuclear power station is 'safe'

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 19:19)

    One of two nuclear power stations shut down after a crack was found in a boiler is safe to use again, say regulators.

    Two farmers killed in tyre accident

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 18:51)

    An investigation is under way after the deaths of two farmers who were fixing a tractor tyre in County Donegal.

    Cats in supreme champion contest

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 18:51)

    More than 800 cats go on show at Birmingham's NEC in what is billed as the feline equivalent of Crufts.

    Baby 'looked like Auschwitz victim'

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 18:41)

    A four-and-a-half month-old baby girl looked 'like something from Auschwitz' when found at her home in east London, a court is told.

    Girl's 1981 diary on Troubles life

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 18:35)

    The Northern Irish woman recreating her 1981 diary

    VIDEO: Tributes paid to Alan Henning

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 18:16)

    The widow of the murdered British aid worker Alan Henning told his memorial service that he was killed "for being what we should be, selfless and caring".

    VIDEO: NHS staff set off to help fight Ebola

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 18:10)

    A group of NHS medical staff leaves for Sierra Leone to help in the fight against the Ebola outbreak.

    VIDEO: Ed Miliband: 'Party of working people'

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 17:38)

    Ed Miliband is insisting that Labour is still the party of working people, despite finishing third in the Rochester by-election.

    NHS staff fly out to fight Ebola

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 17:36)

    The first group of NHS volunteers set off from London Heathrow, bound for Sierra Leone where they will help in the fight against Ebola.

    'Democracy rocks' for Nicola Sturgeon

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 17:26)

    Scotland's new first minister Nicola Sturgeon follows in the footsteps of pop stars Beyonce and Lady Gaga by appearing at Glasgow's Hydro arena.

    Controlled explosion at Dorset beach

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 17:24)

    A bomb disposal team carries out a controlled explosion on a Dorset beach after a "corroded item" - possibly an old shell - was found among rocks.

    Election prize 'never greater' - DUP

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 17:11)

    DUP leader Peter Robinson tells his party's annual conference "the prize at a Westminster election has never been greater" than next May's poll.

    Police and NHS phone lines restored

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 16:31)

    Non-emergency police and medical phone lines are now working, Vodafone says, after technical problems disrupted services for a number of hours.

    Jowell plans to run for London mayor

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 14:23)

    Labour's former culture secretary Tessa Jowell says she plans to run for mayor of London in 2016 but will only formally declare her candidature after the general election.

    101 non-emergency number restored

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 13:38)

    The 101 non-emergency number for police forces across Wales is restored following a technical fault.

    Reckless 'sore' over migrants policy

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 12:53)

    Newly-elected Mark Reckless voices unhappiness about his treatment by UKIP amid this week's confusion over the party's stance on EU migrants.

    VIDEO: Newspapers 'kept from child's eyes'

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 11:03)

    A mother from south London has persuaded Tesco to change the way it displays newspapers so that children cannot see words or images which she says may disturb them.

    150 weapons given up in gun amnesty

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 09:09)

    More than 150 weapons are handed over to police during a two-week amnesty.

    VIDEO: Scrabble players compete in London

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 08:35)

    Some of the best Scrabble players from over 120 countries are in London competing to become World Champion and win a share of the prize money.

    Labour 'still party of working people'

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 06:22)

    Ed Miliband insists Labour remains the party of working people, while accepting one of his MPs was disrespectful to them.

    Poet's lost Oxford years remembered

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 04:49)

    Heavy drinking, a jealous husband and Under Milk Wood

    VIDEO: 14 injured in hotel gas explosion

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 04:43)

    At least 14 people have been injured in a suspected gas explosion at a central London hotel, ambulance officials say.

    Monsieur Romieu - a 'man of talents'

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 00:12)

    A French envoy is poisoned - are British diplomats to blame?

    Is winning 100 caps still a big deal?

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 00:11)

    Wayne Rooney's got 100 - but is it still a big deal?

    The Christmas 0% credit card rush

       (Friday, 21 November 2014 22:00)

    Are 0% interest credit card deals a good idea?

    VIDEO: Stray firework hurts eight in Salisbury

       (Friday, 21 November 2014 20:55)

    Eight people have been injured by a stray firework that fell in to the crowd during a display to switch on the Christmas lights in Salisbury.

    VIDEO: UK joins Poland in Nato drill

       (Friday, 21 November 2014 19:22)

    UK troops take part in the largest British armoured exercise in Europe since 2008.

    'Total mess' Christmas tree changed

       (Friday, 21 November 2014 19:10)

    Decorations on a town's Christmas tree, described as a "total mess" and "gaudy", are changed.

    Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

       (Friday, 21 November 2014 17:45)

    The best reads you need to catch up on

    The gospel of Philly Jesus

       (Friday, 21 November 2014 03:18)

    Michael Grant is 28 years old and for the last seven months he has been walking through the streets of Philadelphia dressed up like Jesus. Why?

    The day the entire German fleet surrendered

       (Thursday, 20 November 2014 23:30)

    Armistice Day is remembered as the day World War One ended, but for naval historians Britain's greatest victory came 10 days later.

    VIDEO: Liaison Committee

       (Thursday, 20 November 2014 15:08)

    MPs question Prime Minister David Cameron.

    Does free food make for a happier office?

       (Thursday, 20 November 2014 10:54)

    Some companies are offering workers free meals, but does it make them happier and harder-working?

    VIDEO: Match of the Day

       (Saturday, 05 October 2013 22:36)

    Gary Lineker presents highlights from seven Premier League fixtures, including the clash between Arsenal and Manchester United.



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