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MPs' expenses credit cards blocked

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 06:34
Iain Duncan Smith is among 19 MPs to have had their Commons credit card suspended after running up more than £1,000 in expenses debts.

UK and Irish leaders remember Somme

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 06:08
Secretary of State Theresa Villiers and Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan attend Somme remembrance ceremony in Belfast.

Rail upgrades get £17m EU funding

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 06:05
EU funding of 24m euros (£17m) has been secured for two railway upgrades in Northern Ireland, including the Londonderry-Coleraine line.

Honduras corruption probe widens

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 06:00
A court in Honduras orders the arrest of a senior lawmaker amid a widening probe into embezzlement in the country's health system.

VIDEO: 'No wonder they call him Dodgy Dave'

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:54
Dennis Skinner and David Cameron clash at PMQs over miners' pensions with the Speaker having to intervene.

VIDEO: PA blunder interrupts Broady match

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:54
Britain's Liam Broady sees the funny side as the secretary is called to the conservatory kitchen by the PA announcer on Court 3

Liverpool sign Clyne in £12.5m deal

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:48
Liverpool sign England right-back Nathaniel Clyne from Premier League rivals Southampton in a £12.5m deal.

Calais port strike enters third day

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:45
Travel is disrupted for a third day as a strike by French ferry workers continues to cause disruption on both sides of the Channel.

Reward raised over potato saboteurs

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:38
Canadian potato farmers increase their reward for tips on an unknown saboteur who has been pushing needles into their crop to $400,000.

Oranges bug 'hacks insect behaviour'

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:37
A deadly disease of citrus plants spreads by manipulating its insect host, research suggests.

Man arrested on suspicion of slavery

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:33
A 62-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of slavery, servitude and forced labour offences, Gwent Police says.

African 'to reach Grand Tour podium'

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:33
The boss of the first African team to ride the Tour de France says an African rider will be on a Grand Tour podium in five years.

Health firm reacts to Facebook row

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:23
The health insurer Vitality promises to be "clearer" about the fact an app it promotes is owned by Facebook, following complaints by privacy groups.

Gleneagles Hotel sold by Diageo

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:19
Gleneagles Hotel and golf resort has been sold by drinks company Diageo, which has owned it for 31 years.

Rajapaksa to stand in Sri Lanka poll

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:08
Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa says he will stand in parliamentary elections next month.

Migrant crisis: EU aid for Hungary

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:08
The European Commission is to send financial aid and experts to Hungary to help tackle an influx of migrants arriving via Serbia.

Barbados school trip cancelled

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:07
A school cancels a £1,650 trip to Barbados because too few pupils signed up to go.

Report backs third Heathrow runway

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:03
The Airports Commission backs a third Heathrow runway, saying it will add £147bn in economic growth and 70,000 jobs by 2050.

Caitlyn Jenner on women's power list

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 04:52
Trans woman Caitlyn Jenner makes this year's Woman's Hour Power List of top 10 influencers, alongside Angelina Jolie, Sia, Anna Wintour and Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon.

Scotland to roll out 'Clare's Law'

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 04:51
A trial scheme which allows people to be told if their partner has been violent in the past is to be extended across Scotland.