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Child sex exploitation 'social norm'

14 hours 20 min ago
Child sexual exploitation is a "social norm" in some areas of Greater Manchester, a report following the Rochdale grooming case says.

Housing market 'losing momentum'

14 hours 30 min ago
The UK housing market is showing signs of slowing down, the Nationwide says, with the annual rate of price growth slowing to 9% in October.

VIDEO: 'Drug abuse should be a health issue'

14 hours 42 min ago
The Liberal Democrat minister responsible for tackling drug use, Norman Baker, says the government should look at drug abuse as a health issue.

Japan princess back in public eye

14 hours 43 min ago
Japan's Crown Princess Masako - who has been hit by a stress-related illness - attends a banquet for Dutch royals, her first such appearance in 11 years.

VIDEO: 'My son died after taking legal high'

14 hours 55 min ago
Mother Karen Audino says she wants tighter restriction on so-called legal highs after her son Jimmy Guichard died.

Giants beat Royals in World Series

Wed, 2014-10-29 23:50
San Francisco Giants claim their third World Series in five years with a 3-2 win over Kansas City Royals and a 4-3 series triumph.

Mystery over Western Isles 'blast'

Wed, 2014-10-29 23:39
Islanders in the Outer Hebrides are waiting to hear if the MoD was responsible for a huge bang heard as far apart as Benbecula and Barra.

New Nato boss on challenges ahead

Wed, 2014-10-29 23:30
With most Nato members intent on cutting defence spending, Mark Urban asks the alliance's new chief Jens Stoltenberg how he can stop it becoming an association of broken promises.

Wrexham prison 'will affect NHS'

Wed, 2014-10-29 23:27
A prison with more than 2,000 inmates will have a "knock-on" effect on local health and NHS services, which will need more funding, says a watchdog.

VIDEO: China's growing movie business

Wed, 2014-10-29 22:43
As Hollywood targets China's growing box office, the country's filmmakers are looking to develop its own industry amid strict censorship.

NI police charity trustees suspended

Wed, 2014-10-29 22:37
The chief executive and four trustees of the Disabled Police Officers Association of Northern Ireland have been suspended.

US envoy to meet with First Minister

Wed, 2014-10-29 22:25
The American envoy to inter-party talks, Gary Hart, is to have another round of talks in Belfast later.

Drugs strategy and tax pledges

Wed, 2014-10-29 22:06
The government's strategy on illegal drugs, tax pledges and care for the elderly are among the stories on the front pages.

Nigerian president seeks re-election

Wed, 2014-10-29 22:02
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan breaks his silence to confirm that he will run again in February's elections, his office says.

Taiwan officials in China study ban

Wed, 2014-10-29 21:59
Taiwan bans its senior government officials from higher studies in mainland China, citing "national security" reasons.

Mexico head meets students' families

Wed, 2014-10-29 21:20
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto meets the families of 43 students who went missing more than a month ago, sparking nationwide protests.

VIDEO: Mexico tunnel reveals ancient relics

Wed, 2014-10-29 20:54
Some 50,000 relics have been discovered in Mexico in the ancient city of Teotihuacan, archaeologists have said.

Microsoft unveils fitness band

Wed, 2014-10-29 20:48
Microsoft unveils a wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well connect to a fitness tracking service on smartphones.

Legal challenge to probation reforms

Wed, 2014-10-29 20:00
A legal challenge to government plans to privatise some probation services in England and Wales is launched by the probation officers' union Napo.

Wait for train seats 'unacceptable'

Wed, 2014-10-29 19:01
Passengers should not have to stand for more than 20 minutes during a journey says rail minister Clare Perry, but admits this is "not always achieved".
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