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PC jailed for partner's stab death

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:42
A "paranoid and controlling" former policeman is jailed for at least 28 years for killing his partner, who was stabbed 81 times.

Ashya's family 'unsafe for UK return'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:31
The family of Ashya King say they will not yet return to the UK following his treatment in Prague as they do not feel safe to do so.

Slip road closure 'benefits' traffic

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:23
A controversial peak time closure of a slip road to ease congestion on the M4 near Port Talbot is 'a benefit', a review into the trial finds.

Serbia awarded 3-0 Albania walkover

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:16
Serbia are awarded a 3-0 walkover against Albania after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned but lose three points.

Asda faces mass action on equal pay

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:13
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in its stores.

Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:12
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 09:09
The best features you may have missed this week

Concerns over health board finances

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:53
Scotland's financial watchdog flags up concerns about the accounts of three Scottish health boards.

Woman crashed after taking ecstasy

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:20
A 21-year-old student was killed driving to meet friends at a pop festival after taking ecstasy, an inquest hears.

Murray fights back to reach semis

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:08
Andy Murray boosts his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Finals with a hard-fought win over Kevin Anderson at the Valencia Open.

VIDEO: Ashya King 'has really come along'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:07
Ashya King's father said his son "has really come along" while under going proton beam therapy in Prague.

Costa has 'chance' of facing Man Utd

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:05
Chelsea's Diego Costa could start against Manchester United, despite an illness that required a stay in hospital.

Funding cuts prompts museum review

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 08:05
The impact of public funding cuts on museums is to be reviewed by a panel of experts to try to ensure collections are protected.

'Millions of Ebola vaccines' in 2015

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:57
Millions of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.

Firefighters plan four-day strike

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:50
Firefighters in England are to strike for four days from 31 October in a row over pensions, the Fire Brigades Union says.

Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:47
The Scottish government announces plans to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making the limit lower than in England.

Why do professional sportsmen try trick shots?

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:40
Tottenham attacker Erik Lamela scored a spectacular goal from outside the area by using a "trick shot". What drives professional sports people to attempt high-risk moves?

VIDEO: Phones off to mark Jewish Sabbath

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:19
The global Jewish community is being encouraged to observe the Sabbath a little more strictly from sunset on Friday.

Briton in Thai cosmetic surgery death

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:19
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.

VIDEO: The Indian coal mines in Australia

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:18
Several large Indian companies are developing their own mines in Australia, but environmentalists are concerned for the future of the Great Barrier Reef.