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A woman who claims her car was moved by council contractors on to newly painted double yellow lines says it is "crazy" she has been given a parking ticket.
Green groups and low-carbon firms have welcomed the appointment of Amber Rudd as new head of the energy and climate department, DECC.
The SNP's 56 MPs have arrived in Westminster for the first time since the party's sweeping election gains.
Labour peer Lord Sugar says he has quit the party after 18 years over its "negative" stance on business.
Kevin Pietersen hits his first ton in the Championship since June 2013 to send a reminder of his abilities to Andrew Strauss.
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A policeman in the Indian capital, Delhi, is arrested after being caught on camera attacking a woman with a brick.