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Sainsbury's boss King to step down

Wed, 2014-01-29 09:41
Sainsbury's says chief executive Justin King is to leave the supermarket chain in July after 10 years at the head of the company.

Crash-film drivers face prosecution

Wed, 2014-01-29 09:39
A police force says it may prosecute drivers who were spotted filming the scene of a motorway crash as they went past at rush-hour.

VIDEO: Jared Leto's 'role of a lifetime'

Wed, 2014-01-29 09:36
Jared Leto, who plays opposite Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club, talks about why his eye was not on the prize when he accepted the role of a transgendered woman living with HIV.

Bus crash driver wins dismissal case

Wed, 2014-01-29 09:21
A bus driver who blacked out causing his double decker to crash and topple over in Belfast wins a claim for unfair dismissal, it has emerged.

South Africa raises interest rates

Wed, 2014-01-29 09:16
South Africa's central bank raises interest rates, following efforts by Turkey and other emerging currencies to stabilise their currencies.

Hackers deface Angry Birds website

Wed, 2014-01-29 09:10
The Angry Birds website is defaced with a spoof Spying Birds image, following reports that the NSA and GCHQ made use of data provided by its apps.

VIDEO: Helicopter firm secures MoD contracts

Wed, 2014-01-29 09:05
Helicopter maker AgustaWestland is awarded two contracts from the Ministry of Defence valued at £760m which will secure 1,000 jobs in the UK.

Malala set for Anne Frank Award

Wed, 2014-01-29 09:01
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenage activist who was shot by the Taliban, is to receive the Anne Frank award for moral courage.

Government websites on rise again

Wed, 2014-01-29 08:51
Cabinet Office officials are engaged in a "nightmarish game of splat-a-rat" as they try to kill off mushrooming government websites, says Francis Maude.

Over-90s ambulance trips 'up 81%'

Wed, 2014-01-29 08:41
The number of over-90s brought to A&E by ambulance in England has risen 81% over the past three years, figures highlighted by Labour show.

Should Russia have surrendered Leningrad?

Wed, 2014-01-29 08:40
Poll on how WW2 events unfolded sparks Twitter storm

Syria talks take 'positive step'

Wed, 2014-01-29 08:39
Syria's opposition has hailed as a "positive step" the government's willingness to discuss the Geneva Communique plan to end the conflict.

Red Arrows seat mechanism 'useless'

Wed, 2014-01-29 08:27
A coroner describes part of an ejection seat that threw a Red Arrows pilot to his death as "entirely useless".

Wednesday's gossip column

Wed, 2014-01-29 08:18
Arsenal make Draxler bid, Rooney agrees to stay at United, Bertrand says he's open to Villa offer, plus more.

Catching the mother of all bed bugs

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:52
The ability of bed bugs to return so quickly after human attempts to get rid of them has been explained by University of Sheffield researchers

Arrest after Heathrow weapons seized

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:51
A man from Swansea is arrested at Heathrow Airport as weapons including three stun guns and two flick knives are found in a piece of luggage.

State-owned bank plan to help firms

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:47
A new development bank for Welsh businesses could be on the cards as the economy minister presses ahead with plans to examine how it would work.

UK 'to act with urgency' on Syrians

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:46
The UK will act with "the greatest urgency" in offering the "most needy people" in Syrian refugee camps a "home in our country", says David Cameron.

VIDEO: Daltry and Johnson unite for album

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:40
The Who's Roger Daltry has recorded an album with former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson.

What North East foods are worth protecting?

Wed, 2014-01-29 07:39
More than 60 distinctive items of British cuisine have been granted protected status by the European Union, yet no food from north-east England has achieved recognition.

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