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The ex-GP with an art treasure trove

Mon, 2014-04-07 16:15
The retired doctor with a world-class art collection

'I saw armed gang murder my family'

Mon, 2014-04-07 16:09
A powerful story of one woman's terrifying ordeal

US warns Russia over Ukraine tension

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:53
The US voices "great concern" about tension in eastern Ukraine after pro-Russia demonstrators seized government buildings in three cities.

Lottery funding for community groups

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:41
Almost 60 community projects are awarded a share of £10m in grants from the Big Lottery Fund to improve their facilities.

Top Lib Dem urges top tax rate cut

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:32
A former Liberal Democrat minister backs calls from Tory backbenchers for the top rate of income tax to be cut to 40%.

Mortier given posthumous opera award

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:30
Opera director Gerard Mortier, who died last month aged 70, is given a posthumous lifetime achievement honour at the International Opera Awards.

Firms complain of high delivery fees

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:29
Hundreds of businesses in Scotland say they are having to pay more for deliveries because of their postcodes.

Slavery law 'must focus on victims'

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:29
A proposed new law to combat modern-day slavery needs to be strengthened, with more attention given to victims, say MPs and peers.

Windows XP end puts firms in a fix

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:22
Windows XP demise gives small firms a tech dilemma

The Whole Foods way of engaging staff

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:06
The firm that believes in executive sleepovers

VIDEO: Are two heads better than one?

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:05
In the first of a new series, Steve Tappin, reports on US food business Whole Foods, which has two CEOs instead of just one.

Windows XP security deadline arrives

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:00
Cyber-thieves are preparing to target anyone still running Windows XP after security support ends on 8 April, suggest security firms.

BCC says recovery 'not yet secure'

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:00
The British Chambers of Commerce says that while short-term growth prospects are good the recovery is "not yet secure".

VIDEO: US dark matter hunt at critical phase

Mon, 2014-04-07 14:55
The quest to find the most mysterious particles in the Universe is entering a critical phase, scientists say.

VIDEO: End of Gandhi reign in India?

Mon, 2014-04-07 14:42
The first day of voting in India's month-long parliamentary election has seen a high turnout.

Miller has done right thing, says PM

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:55
Prime Minister David Cameron stands by Maria Miller amid fresh questions over the culture secretary's expenses.

Row over 'racist' posters in city

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:54
A row erupts over posters in Belfast that claim NI people are being denied jobs while hundreds of overseas workers are receiving higher wages.

VIDEO: Man with hammer attacks tourists

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:36
Three female tourists suffered serious head and facial injuries during a hammer attack in a hotel in London.

Tottenham Hotspur 5-1 Sunderland

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:35
Tottenham produce a superb performance to increase the pressure on the Premier League's bottom side Sunderland.

VIDEO: US investors bet on news start-ups

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:19
The financial future of the news business is uncertain, but lately US venture capitalists have been placing their bets on journalism.
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