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PSNI rehiring 'not value for money'

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 02:21
The PSNI failed to demonstrate that rehiring hundreds of retired RUC officers on temporary contracts was value for money, says the assembly's spending watchdog.
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Pill promiscuity fear and police shredding - papers

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 02:05
Some papers focus on the relaxation of guidance on the sale of the morning-after pill, while others report the Met Police chief's comments on the shredding of documents.
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VIDEO: N Korea fires mid-range missiles

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 01:08
North Korea has test-fired what appear to be two medium-range ballistic missiles.
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N Korea fires mid-range missiles

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 00:12
North Korea test-fires two medium-range missiles, just hours after the US, South Korea and Japan met in the Netherlands for talks.
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School sex education scheme hailed

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 23:46
A pioneering sex education project at a secondary school in Fife is credited with contributing to a drop in teen pregnancies in the area.
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Benefits test 'led to suicide'

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 23:40
The way a woman was assessed for benefits led to her suicide less than a month later, according to a mental health watchdog.
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Intel buys into wearable technology

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 23:21
US chipmaker Intel steps up its investment in wearable technology with the acquisition of Basis Science, a firm known for its health tracking services and devices.
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Drugs smuggler 'unfairly convicted'

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 22:59
The family of a British woman jailed for smuggling drugs out of Pakistan say she was unfairly convicted.
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Children 'under-dosed' on penicillin

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 22:53
Millions of children in the UK are being given penicillin at too low a dose, putting them at risk of persistent infections, say researchers.
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CBI claims Yes plans 'do not add up'

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 22:49
A report from business body the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) says there is "no credible plan" for deficit reduction in Scottish independence proposals.
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Travelling miles for heartache

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 22:39
What makes people so devoted to their passions?
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The curious world of public information posters

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 22:20
And other curious public information slogans
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VIDEO: The school with regular 10-hour days

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 22:15
Landau Forte College has had extended hours since it opened in 1992 and School Reporters investigate how it works.
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MPs demand vote on EU arrest warrant

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 21:56
Ministers face demands from MPs for a vote on plans to retain EU justice laws including the European Arrest Warrant.
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NHS urged to halve serious mistakes

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 21:49
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is asking the NHS in England to reduce the number of serious mistakes being made and save 6,000 lives over the next three years.
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VIDEO: The day my pop star wife was killed

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 21:39
The day my wife was shot by her fan club manager
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Polio casts a shadow over the Middle East

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 21:38
The growing risk of disease spreading outward from Syria
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Paltrow and Martin to separate

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 21:32
Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin are to separate after more than 10 years of marriage, the couple reveal.
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Deaf 'marginalised' by Italian love of gesture

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 21:31
Is the Italian love of dramatic gesture bad for deaf people?
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Martinez tips Barkley for World Cup

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 20:59
Everton boss Roberto Martinez feels Ross Barkley will not be affected by the pressures of World Cup selection.
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