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UK house price growth 'slows'

1 hour 9 min ago
The annual rate of increase in UK house prices slowed slightly in November, according to the latest survey from the Nationwide.

Space rocket debris found off Scilly

1 hour 25 min ago
A large chunk of an American space rocket is found in the sea off the Isles of Scilly.

London Ambulance Service 'inadequate'

1 hour 42 min ago
London's ambulance service NHS Trust becomes the first to be put into special measures after a recommendation by inspectors.

Livingstone: Blair to blame for 7/7

1 hour 54 min ago
Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone is criticised for suggesting Tony Blair was to blame for the deaths of 52 people in the 7/7 London bombings in 2005.

China's stock market drops more than 5%

1 hour 59 min ago
China's Shanghai Composite share index closes down by more than 5% after several major brokerage firms announce they are under investigation.

Quiz of the week's news

2 hours 2 min ago
What's Taylor Swift been accused of endangering?

VIDEO: Exploded SpaceX rocket 'found in UK'

2 hours 36 min ago
Maritime and Coastguard Agency find what they believe is a Nasa rocket which blew up moments after take-off in June.

Minister to make fracking decision

2 hours 46 min ago
The decision to allow shale gas drilling - or fracking - in Lancashire will be made directly by the government, it has emerged.

Commonwealth unit to tackle terrorism

4 hours 6 min ago
A Commonwealth unit to target the "scourge" of extremism is being set up, with Prime Minister David Cameron pledging £5m to help fund it.

Turkey seeks to calm Russia plane row

4 hours 39 min ago
The Turkish prime minister vows to "work with Russia and our allies to calm tensions" after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane.

'Dangerous' lakes in Everest glacier

5 hours 6 min ago
Lakes that have been forming near Mount Everest could threaten settlements downstream if they overflow.

France to honour Paris attack victims

5 hours 27 min ago
France is set to hold a national memorial service to remember the 130 people who died in the Paris attacks two weeks ago.

Amateur photographers capture golden age of motor racing

6 hours 39 min ago
Amateur photographs of the stars and cars in action and in the pits during Grand Prix of the past.

Why do people act the way they do on Black Friday?

6 hours 52 min ago
The psychological secret of Black Friday

Corbyn faces threat of resignations

7 hours 2 min ago
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing the threat of resignations from his shadow cabinet amid a split over his opposition to UK air strikes in Syria.

From postie to Serjeant at Arms

7 hours 14 min ago
Former postman Lawrence Ward reflects on his time as Parliament's security chief - the tights, the mace, the snobbery and dealing with unruly MPs like John McDonnell.

Trump denies mocking disabled reporter

7 hours 40 min ago
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump denies mocking a disabled reporter during a campaign address this week.

BHP rebuts UN 'toxic waste' claim

7 hours 48 min ago
Australian mining giant BHP says mud spilled by the devastating collapse of a dam at a Brazilian mine is not toxic.

Abuse inquiry 'to name institutions'

8 hours 22 min ago
Justice Lowell Goddard is set to name the first institutions to be investigated as part of the independent inquiry into child abuse in England and Wales.

Religious education 'needs overhaul'

8 hours 35 min ago
Religious education in England's schools needs a total overhaul to bring the subject into the 21st Century, argues a report.