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MPs back firefighter pension changes

Mon, 2014-12-15 13:29
Government plans to make firefighters in England work until they are 60 and to increase their pension contributions are backed by MPs.

Jayawardene set for final home game

Mon, 2014-12-15 13:23
Mahela Jayawardene will play a last international in Sri Lanka in Tuesday's seventh and final one-dayer against England.

Herrera named in match-fixing probe

Mon, 2014-12-15 13:08
Manchester Utd's Ander Herrera and Swansea's Jefferson Montero are among 41 people named in a Spanish match-fixing investigation.

VIDEO: US suspect 'armed and dangerous'

Mon, 2014-12-15 13:08
A suspected gunman is on the run after six people were shot dead and three wounded in the US state of Pennsylvania, police say.

VIDEO: Father Christmas 'lives in Derby'

Mon, 2014-12-15 12:55
A holographic projection of Father Christmas has been drawing crowds to a Derby home

Media can name Taser death officers

Mon, 2014-12-15 12:18
Five police officers who wanted anonymity at an inquest into a man shot with a Taser will be named unless they win an appeal, a coroner rules.

UKIP secures control of £1.5m EU cash

Mon, 2014-12-15 12:05
UKIP has secured a share of more than £1.5m in EU funding normally set aside for parties promoting integration, Newsnight learns.

VIDEO: Items priced at 1p after online glitch

Mon, 2014-12-15 12:02
With more and more people turning to the internet to do their Christmas shopping, there is huge pressure on retailers to ensure gifts are delivered in time.

Six dead in Pennsylvania shootings

Mon, 2014-12-15 11:24
A suspected gunman is on the run after six people were shot dead and three wounded in the US state of Pennsylvania, police say.

Man survives nine cardiac arrests

Mon, 2014-12-15 11:12
Father who survived nine cardiac arrests

May wants more powerful abuse inquiry

Mon, 2014-12-15 11:04
An inquiry into historical child sex abuse should be able to compel witnesses to give evidence and have statutory powers, Home Secretary Theresa May has said.

VIDEO: May: 'Torture is abhorrent and wrong'

Mon, 2014-12-15 10:48
The Home Secretary Theresa May has rejected calls for a judge lead inquiry into whether British intelligence agents colluded in alleged torture by the CIA.

Golf needs speeding up - McIlroy

Mon, 2014-12-15 10:10
World number one Rory McIlroy has calls for a faster version of golf in a bid to attract young players to the sport.

VIDEO: Bond filming under way after script theft

Mon, 2014-12-15 10:10
While Daniel Craig has been filming some of the first scenes of the next James Bond adventure Spectre in London cyber hackers have managed to steal and leak an early draft of the film's script.

Peat is Amazon's carbon superstore

Mon, 2014-12-15 09:59
Satellite data reveals that the most dense stores of carbon in Amazonia is not above ground in trees but below ground in peatlands.

11 dogs rescued from isolated gorge

Mon, 2014-12-15 09:36
Eleven dogs from a hunt pack are rescued after becoming trapped in a gorge near Aberystwyth.

VIDEO: Dog rescued from frozen pond

Mon, 2014-12-15 09:31
Fire crews rescued a dog which fell through ice while chasing a duck across a frozen pond in Arbroath.

Adkins sacked as Reading manager

Mon, 2014-12-15 09:03
Reading sack manager Nigel Adkins after 20 months in charge of the Championship club.

Slavery arrests in factory raid

Mon, 2014-12-15 09:00
An anti-slavery raid on a factory in Greater Manchester finds immigrants from Eastern Europe allegedly paid £2 an hour and working 80-hour weeks, police say.

Cameron criticised on NI talks exit

Mon, 2014-12-15 08:57
Two former Northern Ireland Secretaries of State express concern about the prime minister's handling of last week's political talks in Belfast.