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Savers targeted in election Budget

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 22:06
George Osborne unveils tax cuts for first-time buyers, workers and savers and claims Britain is "walking tall again," in his final Budget before the election.
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VIDEO: Unusual Northern Lights head south

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 22:03
The Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, have been creating a fabulous show across large parts of the Britain, and across the globe.
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Tourists killed at Tunis museum

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 22:00
Nineteen people, including 17 foreign tourists, have been killed after gunmen targeted a museum in the Tunisian capital, the prime minister says.
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Sunderland lift Johnson suspension

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:55
Sunderland's Adam Johnson returns to training after the club lift his suspension following his arrest.
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Man dies after two-vehicle crash

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:53
Police release the name of a man who died following a two-vehicle road crash on the A4 (Belfast Road) at Brookeborough, County Fermanagh.
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US tennis player banned for 15 years

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:45
American tennis player Wayne Odesnik is banned for 15 years after being found guilty of a second doping violation.
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DR Congo to expel African activists

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:34
The Democratic Republic of Congo government says it will deport four pro-democracy activists from Senegal and Burkina Faso arrested on Sunday.
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Red Nose Day to make US debut

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:31
Red Nose Day is to make its debut on US television later this year.
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New global fund for tobacco control

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:30
A new joint fund - launched by Bloomberg Philanthropies and Gates Foundation - will help poor countries defend legal challenges by the tobacco industry
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Kuwait ends coup plot investigation

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:14
Kuwaiti prosecutors say a tape that appeared to suggest an attempted plot in 2013 to topple the government is a fake.
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People won't believe Budget - Labour

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:10
Chancellor George Osborne delivered a "Budget people won't believe from a government they don't trust", Ed Miliband says.
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VIDEO: Five problems for Netanyahu - 60 secs

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:05
A one minute look at five issues Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must tackle if he is returned to office.
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'Voices in head' arson mum jailed

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:04
A mother-of-two who claimed voices in her head told her to set fire to her home with her children inside is jailed after admitting arson.
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Osborne hails more power for Wales

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:04
Chancellor George Osborne says more power is being given to Wales, as he backs a tidal lagoon project for Swansea and a city deal for Cardiff in his Budget speech.
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Netanyahu plans coalition 'in weeks'

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 21:01
Israel's surprise election victor Benjamin Netanyahu will form a coalition 'in two to three weeks', his party says.
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Ramakrishnan to lead Royal Society

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 20:56
Nobel-winning structural biologist Venki Ramakrishnan is elected to become the next president of the Royal Society.
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Chancellor overhauls North Sea taxes

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 20:52
Chancellor George Osborne announces major changes to the North Sea tax regime, in response to difficulties facing the UK oil and gas sector.
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Dieudonne guilty of condoning terror

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 20:40
Controversial French comedian Dieudonne is found guilty of condoning terrorism over a Facebook comment about January's Paris attacks.
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Osborne sets out vision for the North

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 20:24
George Osborne outlines his vision for building a "northern powerhouse" in his final budget ahead of the general election.
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VIDEO: Prince Harry launches 1,000 mile walk

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 20:16
Prince Harry has met some of the wounded service personnel who are taking part in the 1,000 mile (1,609 km) trek around Britain later this year.
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