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Tory inheritance tax changes mooted

Tue, 2015-03-17 03:06
Conservative plans would reportedly allow parents to leave homes up to £1m to their children without paying inheritance tax.

Judges sacked for watching porn

Tue, 2015-03-17 02:54
Three judges are sacked for the 'inexcusable misuse' of their official IT accounts by viewing pornographic material, the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office says.

Mirror eyes Northern & Shell assets

Tue, 2015-03-17 02:50
Trinity Mirror - the publisher of the Daily Mirror and the Sunday Mirror - says it is considering a bid for certain Northern & Shell assets.

Bond filming bid blocked by Butler

Tue, 2015-03-17 02:10
The decision to reject a request to film scenes for a James Bond movie in the Senedd chamber was taken by the assembly's presiding officer, it is confirmed.

Spain finds tomb of writer Cervantes

Tue, 2015-03-17 01:54
Forensic scientists say they have found the tomb of Spain's much-loved giant of literature, Miguel de Cervantes, nearly 400 years after his death.

E-cigarettes in UK inflation basket

Tue, 2015-03-17 01:45
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has added E-cigarettes and specialist "craft" beers to the basket of goods and services used to measure inflation.

VIDEO: Blackwood 'disappointed' in verdict

Tue, 2015-03-17 01:34
A New Zealander found guilty of insulting religion in Myanmar says he is disappointed in the verdict as he is led from court.

How generous is the minimum wage increase?

Tue, 2015-03-17 01:24
Are the prime minister and deputy prime minister right when they describe the 3% increase in the national minimum wage as the largest in real terms since 2008?

Sherlock set for Victorian London

Tue, 2015-03-17 01:09
The upcoming Sherlock special will be set in Victorian London, the show's co-creator, Steven Moffat, confirms.

Concussion forces NFL player to quit

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:48
An American Footballer announces his retirement after one season amid concerns from the effects of concussion.

Sunderland appoint Advocaat as boss

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:42
Sunderland appoint former Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat as their new manager until the end of the season.

Where houses earn more than people

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:13
With London and the South East behind 97% of recent property gains, public attitudes to house building across the nation are shifting. But when will politicians make it a priority?

VIDEO: Child mental health 'needs overhaul'

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:08
A government taskforce is calling for a "complete overhaul" of child mental health services in England.

VIDEO: Hedgehog numbers in huge decline

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:02
The UK's first large-scale hedgehog sanctuary opens in Solihull as conservationists warn the number of hedgehogs in the UK has dropped dramatically.

Rosetta comet wind mystery 'solved'

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:57
Scientists from the Rosetta mission may have solved the puzzle of features on Comet 67P that look like they were produced by wind.

Pakistan carries out mass hangings

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:54
Pakistan hangs 12 male convicts across the country, the largest number of people executed on the same day since a moratorium in December.

New lunar crater named after Earhart

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:49
Scientists discover a large crater on the Earth-facing side of the Moon - the first detection of its kind in at least a century.

Sainsbury's sees sales drop again

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:45
Sainsbury's says it expects the market to "remain challenging for the foreseeable future" after reporting a drop in like-for-like sales for a fifth consecutive quarter.

Jack Bruce tribute gig for hospices

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:38
Musical stars are turning out for a tribute gig to Cream's Jack Bruce, and children's hospices will benefit from the money raised.

Modi concern over India nun rape

Mon, 2015-03-16 23:18
Indian PM Narendra Modi voices concern over attacks on a nun and a church and demands 'immediate action' against the perpetrators.

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