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GDP 'close to pre-crisis level'

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:58
The UK economy is close to regaining its pre-financial crisis size, according to research organisation NIESR.

Heathrow congestion charge proposed

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:56
People travelling to Heathrow Airport by car could have to pay a congestion charge if the airport's proposed third runway is built.

US politicians question Pfizer bid

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:52
US governors raise concerns about job losses in the US and senators threaten to close a tax loophole that Pfizer hopes to use.

I'm like a supply teacher - Sherwood

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:41
Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood compares himself to a supply teacher and says uncertainty over his job is creating a lack of respect.

Killer denies Elaine Doyle murder

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:39
A man who murdered a teenage girl in Kilmarnock tells the Elaine Doyle murder trial that he did not kill the 16-year-old in Greenock.

Noah beats Jacob as top US boys name

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:36
Jacob has lost its spot as the most popular name for newborn American boys after 14 years, knocked from its place by Noah, the government says

VIDEO: Three Queens gather for anniversary

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:22
Three luxury ships have met in their home port of Southampton to mark the 10th anniversary of liner, Queen Mary 2.

Teacher who smuggled drugs banned

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:20
An art teacher who was jailed for smuggling "highly damaging" class A and B drugs is banned from the classroom.

Mackay apologises to Vincent Tan

Fri, 2014-05-09 05:59
Former Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay apologises "without reservation" to the man who sacked him, club owner Vincent Tan.

Tests seek evidence of Syria torture

Fri, 2014-05-09 05:45
Experts on the use of chemicals for torture are to conduct tests on the body of a British surgeon who died in custody in Syria.

Hamilton supreme in second practice

Fri, 2014-05-09 05:41
Lewis Hamilton sets a searing pace to head Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in second practice at the Spanish GP.

Queen replaced by Charles at service

Fri, 2014-05-09 05:23
The Queen stands down from part of her planned duties at the Order of the Bath service at Westminster Abbey, and is replaced by the Prince of Wales.

Cameron moots 'all-party TV debates'

Fri, 2014-05-09 05:12
TV debates ahead of the 2015 general election could include the leaders of "all the parties", David Cameron suggests.

Cameron confirms strike reform plan

Fri, 2014-05-09 05:06
A future Conservative government would introduce a threshold on union ballots for strike action, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

VIDEO: Medical gold beneath the waves?

Fri, 2014-05-09 05:01
Scientists are scouring the ocean floor looking for plants and marine creatures that could unlock a new generation of life-saving drugs.

Miliband offers Scotland 'contract'

Fri, 2014-05-09 04:59
Ed Miliband promises to deliver new powers for the Scottish Parliament if Labour wins the 2015 UK general election.

Four jailed for baseball bat murder

Fri, 2014-05-09 04:53
Three men and a boy are jailed for life after beating a man to death with baseball bats and leaving his body on a Kent beach.

VIDEO: Russian prince who became an anarchist

Fri, 2014-05-09 04:53
Tom Hodgkinson of the Idler magazine champions the cause of Peter Kropotkin, a Russian prince who became an anarchist.

Site set for Madeleine McCann search

Fri, 2014-05-09 04:53
Portuguese authorities grant permission for one site in Praia da Luz to be examined as part of the investigation into Madeleine McCann's disappearance, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: Coma woman roused by wedding song

Fri, 2014-05-09 04:29
A mother-of-four has woken from a coma after hearing her wedding song.
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