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VIDEO: Turbine factory creates 1,000 jobs

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:21
A total of 1,000 jobs are to be created in Hull and East Yorkshire as manufacturing giant Siemens and Associated British Ports confirm they are investing a total of £310m in UK wind turbine factories.
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Royal Mail plans to cut 1,600 jobs

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:15
Royal Mail says it is planning to cut 1,600 jobs as part of cost-saving plans, but unions have warned it could lead to industrial action.
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New inquest hope over Deepcut death

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:08
The family of one of four soldiers who died at Deepcut barracks has been given permission to seek a fresh inquest.
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VIDEO: Pound pub plan gets mixed response

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:55
Plans for a pub to charge drinkers £1.50 for a pint of beer have been met with strong opposition from some local people
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Fishermen airlifted after boat sinks

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:29
Two fishermen are airlifted to hospital after their fishing boat sank after hitting rocks off Shetland.
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Thailand bus crash kills 30 people

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:24
A bus crash in northern Thailand has killed at least 30 people and injured 22 others, Thai authorities say.
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MH370 'suicide' and Labour 'revolt' - papers

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:13
The press speculates as to the fate of flight MH370, which is presumed to have crashed into the sea, while the Daily Star says Rihanna could be a new X Factor judge.
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VIDEO: Live coverage of Pistorius trial

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:02
Live coverage of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, who denies murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013.
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£90m civil service jobs move queried

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 02:59
The Wales Audit Office says it is uncertain whether a £90m project to move 550 civil service jobs out of Cardiff represented good value for money.
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MPs urge more openness on drones

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 02:55
The MoD should be more open about using drones so the public has greater confidence in the operations, MPs say.
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VIDEO: Fracking plans spark oil well warning

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 02:54
The UK must learn from leaks and poor monitoring at existing onshore oil and gas sites before any expansion of shale gas "fracking", scientists have warned.
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Report critical of Belfast Met sale

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 02:21
A decision to sell two buildings belonging to a further education college ended up costing the public purse £20m, a report finds.
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Bad weather halts missing jet search

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 02:10
The Indian Ocean search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is suspended for the day due to bad weather, Australian officials say.
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Childcare plan 'needs more funding'

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 23:50
Plans to transform childcare in an independent Scotland are not workable, a body representing day nurseries in Scotland claims.
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Could Scotland afford better childcare?

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 23:49
Could Scotland afford better childcare?
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Wind turbine factories to go ahead

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 23:25
Engineering giant Siemens confirms it will build a major new wind turbine factory in Hull, three years after the plans were first announced.
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Minister defends prisoner book rules

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 23:22
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling says new prison policies are not denying inmates access to books after criticism from leading authors.
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Child mental health issues 'missed'

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 22:38
Thousands of young people may be "slipping through the net" because adults do not spot the warning signs of mental health problems, experts say.
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VIDEO: 1D fans glimpse band filming on pier

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 22:36
Excitable One Direction fans turn out at Clevedon Pier near Bristol to catch a glimpse of the band filming.
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Orphan oil well warning for fracking

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 22:31
Plans to expand shale gas fracking in the UK must learn from leaks and poor monitoring at existing onshore wells, scientists say.
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