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Tax alone 'cannot tackle inequality'

Mon, 2014-01-20 23:26
Academics warn major change would be needed to reduce inequality in Scotland using taxation and government spending.

Police called in Swans defenders row

Mon, 2014-01-20 23:18
Police are called to Swansea City's training complex following a row between defenders Chico Flores and Garry Monk.

Clegg 'crisis' and 'killing machine' - the papers

Mon, 2014-01-20 22:52
Lib Dem turmoil leads many papers, while photos of a triple killer and the tale of two public school students who fled to the Caribbean make headlines.

Council mergers 'could cost £200m'

Mon, 2014-01-20 22:49
Merging councils in Wales could cost £200m, twice the estimate of the report demanding change, says the body which represents local authorities.

A5 consultant advice to be reviewed

Mon, 2014-01-20 22:23
Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy orders an independent review of the advice his department received from a consultant on the A5 road project.

Mother and sick baby in air ordeal

Mon, 2014-01-20 22:19
A mother who was taking her sick baby son by air ambulance to England describes the terrifying moments when the plane got into difficulties.

An unholy pension hole

Mon, 2014-01-20 22:05
Concern over whether clergy pension deficit understated

Minister's wife 'overdosed on drugs'

Mon, 2014-01-20 21:12
The death of the wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor may have been caused by an overdose of drugs, doctors who carried out the autopsy say.

Murray ready for rejuvenated Federer

Mon, 2014-01-20 21:09
Andy Murray expects Roger Federer to be at his attacking best in their Australian Open quarter-final on Wednesday.

Australia state in 'one-punch' laws

Mon, 2014-01-20 20:54
Australia's New South Wales announces new laws toughening sentences against drunken violence including one-punch assaults.

Nebraska factory explosion kills two

Mon, 2014-01-20 20:43
An explosion and partial building collapse at an animal feed processing plant in Omaha, Nebraska, kills two people and injures 10, officials say

Dead cyclist 'hit by wing mirror'

Mon, 2014-01-20 20:06
A youth worker driving a minibus caused a cyclist's death after his wing mirror knocked him off his bike, a court hears.

Family 'devastated' by US killings

Mon, 2014-01-20 19:49
The family of two Northampton women who were found dead in the US along with two children and a man say they are "devastated".

VIDEO: Villages under water in Philippines

Mon, 2014-01-20 19:48
The Philippines has been facing another tropical storm only two months after the deadliest typhoon ever to hit the country.

Buttock cupping and other health 'cures'

Mon, 2014-01-20 18:03
Historical illustrations reveal medical progress

Boeing confirms $4bn order from GE

Mon, 2014-01-20 17:48
General Electric's aircraft leasing and financing arm confirms it has placed an order for 40 Boeing planes worth $4bn (£2.3bn) at list prices.

Football 'can tackle male obesity'

Mon, 2014-01-20 17:40
Football participation is a good way to get men to slim down, public health researchers discover.

Jail called ambulance 'almost daily'

Mon, 2014-01-20 17:27
England's largest prison - the much-criticised Oakwood - called an ambulance out more than twice as many times as any other category C prison last year, a BBC investigation shows.

Colombian army kills 14 Farc rebels

Mon, 2014-01-20 17:24
The Colombian army says it has killed 14 rebels involved in sabotage against oil installations in the north-eastern province of Arauca.

Will the fake me please go away?

Mon, 2014-01-20 17:13
The BBC reporter being dogged by an impostor

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