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Child poverty targets 'won't be hit'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:20
Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar, says the three largest Westminster parties all need to do more to tackle social mobility.

90-year-old witness at murder trial

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:05
A 90-year-old retired forensic pathologist gives evidence in the trial of a man accused of murdering two teenage girls 37 years ago.

Kate's second baby due in April

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:03
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child in April next year, Kensington Palace says.

VIDEO: Aerials show Didcot fire damage

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:58
Aerial footage shows the extent of damage caused by a fire at the Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire.

Turks to let Kurds join Kobane fight

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:57
Turkey is to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to Kobane to fight Islamic State militants, its foreign minister says.

VIDEO: UK poised for autumn storm

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:49
Winds gusting at 70mph have been forecast as the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo hits the UK on Tuesday night.

Cunningham named new St Helens coach

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:44
Super League champions St Helens name club legend Keiron Cunningham as their new head coach after Nathan Brown's departure.

VIDEO: Barroso dismisses 'bureaucrat' jibe

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:43
Outgoing European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso dismisses Grant Shapps "bureaucrat" jibe.

Federal police sent to Mexico towns

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:42
Mexican federal police are put in charge of security in towns surrounding Iguala, the city where 43 students went missing more than three weeks ago.

Amnesty deplores abuses in Ukraine

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:31
Amnesty International finds evidence of atrocities committed by both warring sides in eastern Ukraine, but not on the scale reported by Russia.

Man denies decapitating his wife

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:31
A man accused of decapitating his wife in their west London home pleads not guilty to murder.

AUDIO: Are we alone in the Milky Way?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:29
Prof Brian Cox muses on whether life here on Earth is unique within the Milky Way and what this might mean.

Peru drug mule to feature in adverts

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:27
A Scottish woman who was caught with £1.5m of cocaine in Peru is to feature in adverts warning about the dangers of drug smuggling.

VIDEO: Investigation into US 'pumpkin riot'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:26
An annual pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire, turned violent as the event descended into a night of rioting.

Anonymising router project shut down

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:15
A plan to raise cash to make a router that hides what people do online has been suspended after questions were raised about the project.

Head's term-time leave 'appropriate'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:14
A school which has allowed its head teacher to go on holiday during term time says the decision is "appropriate".

Lynda Bellingham: Career in pictures

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:12
Actress Lynda Bellingham's career on screen

Housing 'plateau' as rates fall

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:08
The housing market is "sitting on a plateau", a lenders' group has said, despite renewed competition between providers on mortgage rates.

China says no to Dumbledore

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:59
China says 'No' to Dumbledore

EU immigration - the Croatian solution?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:39
How can migration be limited without affecting freedom of movement?

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