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Luke Shaw to be offered record Man Utd deal and Lukas Podolski to join Nemanja Vidic at Inter.
Actress Penelope Keith is joined by Michael Crawford as the pair receive their honours from the Queen at Windsor Castle
LJ Rich tries a vest which measures the wearer’s heart rate and tennis racquet which analyses playing style.
The US economy added 175,000 jobs in February, figures show, but the unemployment rate rose to 6.7%.
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Worcestershire County Council will means-test families with children in care to see if they can contribute to costs.
Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.
People should not access sensitive information over public wi-fi hotspots as thieves may be hacking their personal data ,Europe's top cybercrime police officer has warned.
The task confronting the head of the Met
Visually impaired British skiers Kelly Gallagher and Jade Etherington on their perilous pursuit of Winter Paralympic glory
A man is rescued from a 4x4 which was submerged in water up to its windows on a flooded road.
An ex-girlfriend tells the Oscar Pistorius trial that he fired a gun from a car, as a security guard tells of the shock of finding him with a dying Reeva Steenkamp.
UKIP "basically lie to people" claims Ed Davey, who says the Eurosceptic party was scaremongering over immigration
Penelope Keith and Michael Crawford are among the latest names to be honoured by the Queen, at a ceremony in Windsor Castle.
Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp - one of the biggest ever tech acquisitions - runs into trouble over privacy concerns.
The uniforms that will be worn by Commonwealth Games volunteers are unveiled during a huge induction event in Glasgow.
Areas hit by storms will get priority when the next round of coastal regeneration money is handed out, ministers say.
Briton Laura Muir stumbles in her heat and fails to reach the final of the 800m at the World Indoor Championships.
A giant teapot-shaped building is about to be opened to the public in China's eastern city of Wuxi.
The family of a man whose naked body was washed up on a Cornish beach describe say they are "desperate for answers".