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UK economic well-being 'improving'

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 11:15
The financial well-being of UK households improved last year, but overall it is not much better than it was five years ago, according to official figures.

Eurozone deflation eases in March

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 11:12
Deflation in the eurozone eased during March while the rate of unemployment dipped slightly in February, figures show.

97 mph winds batter parts of Wales

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 10:56
Winds of up to 97mph hit parts of Wales as motorists are warned to expect difficult conditions on the roads.

Tourist died from gunshot wounds

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 10:45
A British tourist killed in a terror attack at a museum in Tunisia died from gunshot wounds, a coroner hears.

Call for strict stop-search rules

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 10:44
A police watchdog calls for a code of practice, backed by law, to govern the controversial policy of stop-and-search.

Myanmar drafts ceasefire with rebels

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 10:44
Myanmar's President Thein Sein witnesses the signing of a draft ceasefire deal between the government and 16 rebel groups, which the UN says is "historic".

Alarm as Turkey backs new police powers

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 10:35
Turkish MPs back sweeping new powers for police - and critics fear that intolerance is becoming entrenched, Selin Girit reports from Istanbul.

VIDEO: Joey Essex on meeting Nick Clegg

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 10:28
Joey Essex talks about interviewing Nick Clegg, praising the deputy prime minister for his "honesty".

VIDEO: Clive James 'thankful for life'

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 10:19
Five years after being diagnosed with terminal leukaemia, Australian broadcaster and poet Clive James says he is near to death but thankful for life.

Passenger's thank you note to pilots

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 10:15
An airline passenger's touching handwritten letter thanking her pilots for taking her home is being shared across Twitter.

Top Gear: Andy Wilman not quitting

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 09:52
Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman denies he is quitting the show after a leaked email from him thanking staff and marking the end of an era.

South Africa power chairman quits

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 09:51
The chairman of South Africa's power utility resigns following calls for him to be sacked over allegations of interfering with operations.

VIDEO: Virginia Woolf's final letter

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 09:33
Virginia Woolf's final letter final letter was found by her husband Leonard on the day she disappeared.

Ants in space grapple with zero-g

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 09:09
A study finds that ants on board the International Space Station still use teamwork to search new areas, despite falling off the walls of their containers for up to eight seconds.

VIDEO: Disability village 'under threat'

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 08:24
The village of Botton in North Yorkshire has been home to people with learning disabilities for 60 years, but there are claims that changes to employment laws are posing a threat to the community.

Fifteen killed in Kashmir landslide

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 08:18
At least 15 people have died in landslides following floods in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials say.

B&Q set to close about 60 stores

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 08:17
Kingfisher, the owner of DIY chains B&Q and Screwfix, is to close about 60 B&Q stores in UK and Ireland over the next two years.

Depp injury delays Pirates filming

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 08:16
Filming on the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film is delayed until 15 April as star Johnny Depp continues to recover from a hand injury.

VIDEO: Alps crash site search intensifies

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 08:14
One week on from the Germanwings plane crash in the Alps, the search for victims' remains intensifies.

Plaid 'needs to convince voters'

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 08:01
Plaid Cymru has not yet convinced Welsh voters to switch from Labour, former Plaid leader Lord Elis-Thomas says.

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