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The ultimate email disclaimer footnote

Thu, 2015-01-08 06:16
An MP wants a ban on "useless" disclaimers at the foot of emails. Here's one to end them all.

Leicester agree £9m Kramaric deal

Thu, 2015-01-08 06:10
Leicester City agree a deal to sign Croatia striker Andrej Kramaric for a club record fee, subject to a work permit.

VIDEO: Life in the town with six Tescos

Thu, 2015-01-08 06:06
Tesco have announced it will be closing 43 stores across the UK and it is shelving plans to open a further 49 new "very large" stores.

UK vote 'not about referendum'

Thu, 2015-01-08 05:56
Former first minister Alex Salmond rules out using the Westminster election to win a second independence referendum.

Injured Vlaar out for six weeks

Thu, 2015-01-08 05:31
Aston Villa captain Ron Vlaar is expected to be out for four to six weeks with a knee injury, the club confirms.

Bomb disposal team called to PSNI HQ

Thu, 2015-01-08 05:28
Bomb disposal officers are called to the Police Service of Northern Ireland's headquarters to examine a suspicious package.

VIDEO: France falls silent for victims

Thu, 2015-01-08 05:21
A minute's silence has been held for the 12 people killed at the Paris office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Netflix: VPN crackdown claim 'false'

Thu, 2015-01-08 05:10
The company denies it has hardened its policy towards VPNs but says it remains opposed to them.

Charlie Hebdo to publish next week

Thu, 2015-01-08 04:56
The remaining staff of Charlie Hebdo plan a mammoth print run of the satirical magazine for next week, in defiance of the deadly attack on its headquarters.

Rapist Evans issues apology

Thu, 2015-01-08 04:39
Footballer Ched Evans apologises "for the effects" of the actions that led to a rape conviction in 2011.

VIDEO: Video clip of Paris shooting suspect

Thu, 2015-01-08 04:39
One of the main suspects in the shooting of 12 people at the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was jailed in 2008 and had long been known to police for militant Islamist activities.

Jailed brothel PC admits more crimes

Thu, 2015-01-08 04:24
A police officer jailed for running a brothel and laundering money admits three further offences.

Day in pictures: 8 January 2015

Thu, 2015-01-08 04:09
Images from around the world: 8 January

Ukraine blames Russia for German hack

Thu, 2015-01-08 03:56
Ukraine points the finger at Russia for German hack attack but do they have any evidence for the claims?

Petrol prices hit five year low

Thu, 2015-01-08 03:54
The price of unleaded petrol has fallen to its lowest level in five years, bringing cheer for motorists and businesses.

Armed police called to MP's office

Thu, 2015-01-08 03:46
Armed police are called to the office of the Swansea MP Sian James in the city.

Warning of bad weather extended

Thu, 2015-01-08 03:43
Winds gusting to up to 100mph and heavy rain are forecast for parts of Scotland from late Thursday night.

Green anger at Ofcom exclusion

Thu, 2015-01-08 03:39
The Green Party is 'deeply disappointed' at its exclusion from the broadcasting regulator's proposed list of major parties.

Bank keeps UK interest rates on hold

Thu, 2015-01-08 03:35
UK interest rates have been kept on hold for another month by the Bank of England at a record low of 0.5%.

Second assault on Nigerian town

Thu, 2015-01-08 03:35
Nigeria's militant Islamists carry out a second attack on the key north-eastern town of Baga, with many bodies littering its streets, an official tells the BBC.