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Five police officers who wanted anonymity at an inquest into a man shot with a Taser will be named unless they win an appeal, a coroner rules.
UKIP has secured a share of more than £1.5m in EU funding normally set aside for parties promoting integration, Newsnight learns.
With more and more people turning to the internet to do their Christmas shopping, there is huge pressure on retailers to ensure gifts are delivered in time.
Armed police seal off an area around a cafe
Father who survived nine cardiac arrests
An inquiry into historical child sex abuse should be able to compel witnesses to give evidence and have statutory powers, Home Secretary Theresa May has said.
The Home Secretary Theresa May has rejected calls for a judge lead inquiry into whether British intelligence agents colluded in alleged torture by the CIA.
World number one Rory McIlroy calls for a faster version of golf in a bid to attract young players to the sport.
While Daniel Craig has been filming some of the first scenes of the next James Bond adventure Spectre in London cyber hackers have managed to steal and leak an early draft of the film's script.
Up to 10,000 passengers at Heathrow alone were affected by an air traffic control computer failure, the transport secretary confirms.
Ed Miliband says there can be no doubting how important an issue immigration is for Labour - as he dismisses leaked guidance advising its campaigners to talk about other policies.
Satellite data reveals that the most dense stores of carbon in Amazonia is not above ground in trees but below ground in peatlands.
Telecoms giant BT is in exclusive talks to buy EE - Britain's largest mobile network group - for £12.5bn.
Eleven dogs from a hunt pack are rescued after becoming trapped in a gorge near Aberystwyth.
Fire crews rescued a dog which fell through ice while chasing a duck across a frozen pond in Arbroath.
Trade unions threaten strike action in response to what they call "draconian" cuts to public services in Northern Ireland.
A London banker who regularly travelled to work without buying a train ticket is banned from working in the financial services industry.
Reading sack manager Nigel Adkins after 20 months in charge of the Championship club.
An anti-slavery raid on a factory in Greater Manchester finds immigrants from Eastern Europe allegedly paid £2 an hour and working 80-hour weeks, police say.
Two former Northern Ireland Secretaries of State express concern about the prime minister's handling of last week's political talks in Belfast.