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Man held over NI dissident murder
Police in Northern Ireland arrest a 26-year-old man over the murder of former dissident republican leader Tommy Crossan.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:17:02 GMT)

Hunt to warn of schools extremism
Labour's Tristram Hunt is to issue a tough warning against religious extremism in schools.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:42:23 GMT)

Moores named as new England coach
Peter Moores is to be named England cricket coach for a second time, BBC Sport understands.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:31:40 GMT)

Burnt boy in 'critical condition'
A seven-year-old boy who was badly burnt in an incident in Aberdeen is in a "critical" condition in hospital, police reveal.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:35:40 GMT)

'Rogue directors' crackdown planned
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:35:24 GMT)

HMRC 'plans to share personal data'
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:50:05 GMT)

Welby talks of gay marriage struggle
The Archbishop of Canterbury speaks of the Church of England's struggle to do "what is right" over the divisive issue of same-sex marriage.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:00:50 GMT)

Charges over cleaning fluid attack
Three people are charged in connection with an attack which left a teenager with serious chemical burns.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:27:26 GMT)

Man falls to death near Snowdon
A 21-year-old man is killed in a fall near Snowdon, North Wales Police reveal.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:11:00 GMT)

Teachers demand qualified status
Teachers' union conferences are demanding that schools in England should only employ qualified teachers.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:57:13 GMT)

Woman killed and seven hurt in crash
A woman is killed and seven people are seriously injured in a crash on a Lincolnshire road.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:06:47 GMT)

WRU to appoint first woman to board
The Welsh Rugby Union is set to appoint its first woman board member in its 133 year history.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:15:43 GMT)

Highland clans celebrate anniversary
Clan members from northern and western Highlands are expected to attend an anniversary celebration in Inverness which will also help mark this year's Homecoming festival.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:30:17 GMT)

Crowds flock to 'pop-up cathedral'
Thousands of people take part in an Easter event on South Tyneside broadcast live on national television.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:03:10 GMT)

VIDEO: World's toughest canoe race begins
Hundreds of people are taking part in the world's toughest canoe race, which has begun in Devizes.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:38:35 GMT)

Independent MLA David McClarty dies
The independent unionist Northern Ireland Assembly member David McClarty has died after an illness.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:32:32 GMT)

Two vehicles in serious road crash
There has been a serious two-vehicle road crash at Fivemiletown in County Tyrone.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:29:17 GMT)

Forgiveness focus of Easter message
Forgiveness and solidarity are at the heart of the Archbishop of Wales' Easter message.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:20:48 GMT)

Man hit by car in critical condition
A 21-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after he was hit by a car on Anglesey, say police.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:13:23 GMT)

Airport boss hits out at state aid
The chief executive of Edinburgh Airport hits out at state support for other airports for "distorting" competition.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:28:13 GMT)

Flats evacuated by bomb experts
A tower block in Edinburgh was evacuated as bomb disposal crews investigated the discovery of "suspicious items".
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:49:06 GMT)

Man, 69, held as woman dies at house
A 69-year-old man is arrested after a woman dies at a Wiltshire house.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:58:00 GMT)

British teenager killed in Syria
A British teenager said to have "died in battle" fighting with anti-government forces in Syria, is described as a "martyr" by his father.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:41:24 GMT)

Hamilton takes stunning pole in China
Lewis Hamilton takes his third pole position in four races with a stunning performance in qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:05:38 GMT)

Brentford 1-0 Preston North End
Brentford win promotion to the Championship after beating Preston North End thanks to Alan Judge's first-half penalty.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:46:24 GMT)

Shannon Airport: A curious history of celebrity visitors
Shannon Airport in the Irish Republic has long been the unlikely host to celebrities and US presidents making the transatlantic crossing, writes Christine Finn.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:26:49 GMT)

10 sartorial moments that tell us a lot about politics
Does a politician's appearance influence what voters think of them? Here are 10 moments that suggest dress is important.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:33:31 GMT)

Quiz of the week's news
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:42:52 GMT)

Labour hires Obama poll guru Axelrod
David Axelrod, the strategist who masterminded Barack Obama's presidential victories, will be a key adviser on Ed Miliband's 2015 general election campaign, the Labour Party says.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:17:00 GMT)

Minister's health and safety warning
Work and pensions minister Mike Penning writes to schools and local authorities in England to highlight health and safety "excuses".
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:13:32 GMT)

Female MPs shunning PMQs - Bercow
Some female MPs have stopped attending Prime Minister's Questions because it is so "bad", says Speaker John Bercow.
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:53:22 GMT)

VIDEO: House of Commons
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
(Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:55:29 GMT)

VIDEO: Kate tries out fighter jet in Australia
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit an air base in Queensland on day four of their tour of Australia.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:47:28 GMT)

VIDEO: Camel birth shocks sheep farmer
A farmer who was hoping for some rest after a busy lambing season has been surprised by his latest newborn - a camel.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:43:43 GMT)

VIDEO: Boy in hospital with severe burns
A seven-year-old boy is hospital in Aberdeen with serious burns
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:21:35 GMT)

VIDEO: 'Tug of war' Banksy art in museum
The Banksy painting which was controversially removed from a wall in Bristol has gone back on display.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:53:02 GMT)

VIDEO: Schools improving maths with snooker
Snooker World Champion Steve Davis is taking his love of the sport into schools in the hope of improving students' maths skills.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:14:28 GMT)

VIDEO: Water voles fighting back in Sussex
The number of water voles has declined by a fifth in the UK since 2011, recent figures suggest. But in one small part of Sussex, the water vole is surviving as Roger Finn reports.
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:49:35 GMT)

VIDEO: Vinyl fights back against downloads
New research suggests that physical formats for music, like CDs, cassettes and vinyl are experiencing a revival, particularly among younger buyers, despite digital downloads.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:17:00 GMT)

Cheaper stamps if Scots go it alone?
Will stamps get cheaper if Scots go it alone?
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:13:56 GMT)

The eight tribes of vinyl collector
The 8 tribes of people who keep buying records
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:29:15 GMT)

The tale of the lion and the spa break
A lion on the loose in Llandrindod Wells
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:34:41 GMT)

John Lewis celebrates 150 years
What's the story of John Lewis' 150 years of success?
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:47:25 GMT)

Pensions and privacy - front pages
The issues making Saturday's front-page headlines
(Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:57:50 GMT)

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