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Warning over doorstep cold call cons

Sat, 2014-07-05 05:19
Householders are warned to be wary of doorstep cold callers after four men are convicted of scamming older people out of £70,000 for shoddy building work.

Murder arrest over pavement body

Sat, 2014-07-05 05:18
A 50-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was discovered in a street on the Isle of Wight.

VIDEO: Red Arrows and Royals at Tour de France

Sat, 2014-07-05 05:18
The Red Arrows marked the start of the Tour de France in Leeds by flying past Harewood House several times.

Woman injured during break-in

Sat, 2014-07-05 05:17
A 19-year-old woman suffers a dislocated elbow during a scuffle with an intruder inside her Edinburgh home.

Mother and son killed in car crash

Sat, 2014-07-05 05:08
A mother and her 11-year-old son are killed in a crash between two cars in Ewell in Surrey.

Villagers empty library over cuts

Sat, 2014-07-05 04:40
Villagers empty library and take out hundreds of books in a campaign against proposed budget cuts.

Germans summon envoy over 'US spy'

Sat, 2014-07-05 04:20
The German authorities summon the US ambassador in Berlin after a 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of spying for the US.

Banksy campaign raises £115,000

Sat, 2014-07-05 04:17
A campaign to keep a Banksy artwork in Cheltenham says it has raised £115,000 towards buying the painting and the house it sits on.

Edinburgh to bid again for Tour start

Sat, 2014-07-05 04:12
Edinburgh aims to renew its efforts to host the Tour de France's Grand Depart before the end of this decade.

Home shuts after care concerns

Sat, 2014-07-05 03:55
A care home which was severely criticised by inspectors for neglect, unsafe practices and poor conditions closes.

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.
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