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Inspector independence concerns MPs

Sun, 2015-03-29 17:17
The independence of chief inspectors in areas like prisons and the border force could be threatened by the way they are selected and budgets are set, MPs say.

Fraud office fined £180k for breach

Sun, 2015-03-29 17:15
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is fined £180,000 after thousands of confidential documents from a high-profile investigation were sent to the wrong person.

PM warns voters of 'stark choice'

Sun, 2015-03-29 16:58
David Cameron is to tell voters they face a "stark choice" between him and Labour's Ed Miliband as the election campaign officially gets under way.

VIDEO: Dozens rescued from rollercoaster

Sun, 2015-03-29 16:53
Dozens of people had to be rescued from a rollercoaster in Coney Island after one of the cars became stuck near the summit of the ride.

Iran minister to meet world powers

Sun, 2015-03-29 16:49
Ministers from six world powers are to hold their first full session with Iran's foreign minister over its nuclear programme, as a deadline looms.

Porpoises use 'sound searchlights'

Sun, 2015-03-29 16:12
Porpoises finely adjust the size of the beams of sound they use to hunt - using sound like a searchlight to trap their prey, a study finds.

VIDEO: Solar plane takes off in Myanmar

Sun, 2015-03-29 15:58
The Solar Impulse 2 plane has departed from Mandalay in Myanmar as part of its round-the-world flight, Kasia Madera reports

Should parents ever worry about Minecraft?

Sun, 2015-03-29 15:27
Should parents ever worry about Minecraft?

Inside Europe's biggest sex offenders' prison

Sun, 2015-03-29 15:25
Can you cure sex offenders by building self esteem?

Parents rarely spot child obesity

Sun, 2015-03-29 15:13
Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.

Do MPs need a new building?

Sun, 2015-03-29 15:10
The Houses of Parliament are said to require £3bn of maintenance work taking 10 years. Would MPs be better off moving to a new, modern building?

The special shoes

Sun, 2015-03-29 15:09
The refugee who carried these shoes until he met his mother

VIDEO: Ukraine: On a drone mission

Sun, 2015-03-29 15:08
Ukrainian volunteers use drones over rebel-held Donetsk

The couple who built a theatre empire

Sun, 2015-03-29 15:03
How a husband and wife built the UK's biggest theatre group

Council bans creating 'bizarre' laws

Sun, 2015-03-29 15:01
A law that allows councils in England and Wales to ban certain activities in public is leading to "bizarre new criminal offences", campaigners say.

The captain Australians hate to love

Sun, 2015-03-29 15:01
Despite leading his team to World Cup and Ashes success, Michael Clarke has struggled to win the hearts of the Australian public.

Tax and EU claims as campaign starts

Sun, 2015-03-29 14:55
Tit-for-tat claims from the Conservatives and Labour appear on front pages, as the general election campaign formally gets under way.

VIDEO: Growing concern for India's Christians

Sun, 2015-03-29 14:55
The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports from the central Indian state of Chattisgarh on the growing insecurity that is gripping the Christian community

Solar aeroplane heads for China

Sun, 2015-03-29 14:07
Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, heads out of Myanmar and on to China on leg five of its attempt to fly around the world.

Count begins after close Nigeria vote

Sun, 2015-03-29 14:03
Counting is under way in Nigeria's presidential election, which has been praised by the UN despite technical problems and violence.