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PM: I won't meet £1.7bn EU demand
David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the European Union by 1 December, condemning it as "appalling".
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:48:07 GMT)

Asda faces mass action on equal pay
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:01:27 GMT)

Briton in Thai cosmetic surgery death
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:19:16 GMT)

Payout to mother of secret PC's child
The Metropolitan Police is to pay £425,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man she did not know was an undercover police officer.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:03:03 GMT)

GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:22:26 GMT)

Firefighters plan four-day strike
Firefighters in England are to strike for four days from 31 October in a row over pensions, the Fire Brigades Union says.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:26:12 GMT)

Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit
The Scottish government announces plans to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making the limit lower than in England.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:47:03 GMT)

Jail for PC who stabbed wife 81 times
A "paranoid and controlling" former policeman is jailed for at least 28 years for killing his partner, who was stabbed 81 times.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:34:14 GMT)

Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'
The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:10:39 GMT)

Call to scrap term-time holiday ban
Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:38:12 GMT)

Shaken baby father jailed for attack
A father who shook his baby son so hard that the youngster was left with severe brain injuries is jailed.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:09:13 GMT)

Rubber bullets used on Everton fans
Rubber bullets and a stun grenade were used against Everton supporters in a disturbance before the club's match in Lille, French police say.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:06:10 GMT)

Plaid 'could hold balance of power'
Plaid Cymru MPs could hold the balance of power after next year's general election, party leader Leanne Wood tells its conference.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:22:38 GMT)

Ashya King finishes treatment
Brain tumour patient Ashya King has received his final dose of proton beam therapy later, according to the clinic treating him.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:11:08 GMT)

City's bus lanes to be scrapped
All but four bus lanes in Liverpool are to be scrapped after a year-long trial, the council rules.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:49:37 GMT)

'Scot' dies in Brazil bar shooting
A man, understood to be a 39-year-old Scot, dies after being shot during a robbery at a bar in Brazil.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:34:02 GMT)

Children held over rape of woman, 43
A 12-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl are among 11 people arrested on suspicion of raping a woman at a flat in Liverpool.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:53:28 GMT)

The Queen sends her first tweet
The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:51:47 GMT)

VIDEO: Spider photobombs Ed Balls interview
A spider has unexpectedly appeared on camera as Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls was being interviewed about the latest GDP figures.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:37:49 GMT)

Farmer jailed over £1m will fraud
A County Armagh farmer who tried to use a forged will to inherit most of a £1m estate from an elderly woman has been sentenced to three years in prison.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:27:15 GMT)

Son is held over couple's deaths
The 42-year-old son of an elderly couple killed in County Donegal is being questioned about their deaths.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:28:23 GMT)

'Modern day slavery' farmer jailed
A horse farmer who forced a "terrified" vulnerable man to work unpaid for 13 years in "modern day slavery" is jailed for four-and-a-half years.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:05:36 GMT)

Hope for son who vanished in 2004
The mother of a man who went missing on a golfing trip exactly 10 years ago says she has not given up hope of seeing him again.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:05:55 GMT)

Concerns over health board finances
Scotland's financial watchdog flags up concerns about the accounts of three Scottish health boards.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:30:28 GMT)

World's End DNA linked to accused
The World's End trial hears DNA on the clothes of one of the girls has one in a billion chance of coming from a person other than the accused.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:55:16 GMT)

Jail for dementia abuse carers
Three care workers are jailed for abusing dementia patients at a Cumbria home.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:28:42 GMT)

'Visa error' mum must leave child
A mother and daughter living in Bristol may be forced to live apart for two years while the woman applies for a new visa.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:11:40 GMT)

Murray fights back to reach semis
Andy Murray boosts his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Finals with a hard-fought win over Kevin Anderson at the Valencia Open.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:08:04 GMT)

VIDEO: Five of Luis Suarez's best goals
With Luis Suarez in line to make his Barcelona debut in El Clasico against Real Madrid on Saturday, BBC Sport looks back at five of his best Premier League goals for Liverpool.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:10:42 GMT)

Suarez to make Barcelona bow at Real
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says striker Luis Suarez will make his debut for the club against Real Madrid on Saturday.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:24:23 GMT)

The day UFOs stopped play
In 1954, a football game in Florence was interrupted by UFOs flying over the stadium. The spectacle was witnessed by more than 10,000 people – but what was it?
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:31:00 GMT)

Do people know where their chicken comes from?
Campaigners say chicken meat needs better labelling. How much do people know about the life of a chicken before it reaches their plate?
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:03:57 GMT)

Tales from the India Office
Millions of documents recording Britain's 350-year presence in the sub-continent reveal some exotic stories.
(Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:04:32 GMT)

Salmond considers Westminster return
Alex Salmond says he has not made up his mind whether or not to stand for a Westminster seat at the next general election.
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:06:01 GMT)

UK anger at £1.7bn EU cash demand
UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union's budget due to the country's better economic performance.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:06:37 GMT)

UK gives extra £80m for Ebola fight
Prime Minister David Cameron pledges an extra £80m of aid for the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:51:43 GMT)

VIDEO: House of Commons
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt responds to an urgent question on the five-year plan for the NHS.
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:34:32 GMT)

VIDEO: The Queen sends her first tweet
The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:05:08 GMT)

VIDEO: 'Do you think I lack imagination?'
Russell Brand speaks to Newsnight about his "alternative to corporate hegemony".
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:41:09 GMT)

VIDEO: Ashya King 'has really come along'
Ashya King's father said his son "has really come along" while under going proton beam therapy in Prague.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:07:17 GMT)

VIDEO: Crossbow bolt shot dog recovering
A Staffordshire bull terrier shot through the skull with a crossbow bolt is making a "miraculous" recovery following surgery.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:04:17 GMT)

VIDEO: Call to scrap term-time holiday ban
The ban on term-time holidays from school should be scrapped so head teachers can take a "common-sense approach", council leaders have suggested.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:17:38 GMT)

VIDEO: Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit
The Scottish government has announced plans to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:04:53 GMT)

VIDEO: Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'
A police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard has been described as inept by a group of MPs.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:17:39 GMT)

VIDEO: 'Great opportunity to rebalance power'
Wales now has a "great opportunity" to rebalance "powers and finance" in the UK, Plaid Cymru's leader has said, ahead of her party's conference later.
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:08:04 GMT)

The undercover cop, his lover, and their son
The undercover cop, his lover, and their son
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:36:08 GMT)

Quiz of the week's news
Why is Florida angry with Breaking Bad?
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:37:27 GMT)

Thousands enjoy Diwali celebrations
City lights up as thousands gather for Diwali celebrations
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:17:54 GMT)

Disabled graduates: Life after university
Life after university for disabled graduates
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:27:34 GMT)

Digital detox call for the Sabbath
Could you switch off all your digital devices for 25 hours?
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:20:04 GMT)

EU 'surcharge' and Stardust tributes - paper review
EU's £1.7bn demand of the UK leads many of Friday's papers
(Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:00:52 GMT)

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