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  • PMQs: PM and Miliband on payday loans and winter deaths

    November 27, 2013 2:28 PM 23

    27 November 2013 Last updated at 13:50 GMT Payday loans, thousands of people dying as a result of the cold winter last year and Ed Miliband's appearance on Desert Island Discs featured in the PMQs exchanges between David Cameron and the Labour leader.

  • 'James Bulger killer picture': James Baines sentenced

    November 27, 2013 12:20 PM 26

    A man who tweeted an image purporting to be James Bulger's killer Jon Venables as an adult has been spared being locked up. James Baines, 27, from Liverpool, received a 14-month suspended sentence after admitting contempt of court at the High Court in London. Venables and Robert Thompson were convicted of murdering the two-year-old in Merseyside, in February

  • UK govt wins secrecy order for Litvinenko probe

    November 27, 2013 10:21 AM 14

    Britain accuses two Russians of the killing, but Moscow refuses to extradite them. Coroner Robert Owen has said the only way to get key evidence into the open is to hold a public inquiry. On Wednesday, Foreign Secretary William Hague succeeded in overturning Owen’s decision to disclose some documents. Judge John Goldring said Owen had not given sufficient

  • Gay snub B&B owners lose appeal

    November 27, 2013 10:07 AM 19

    The owners of a Christian guesthouse who were ordered to pay damages for turning away a gay couple have lost their UK Supreme Court fight. Hazelmary and Peter Bull refused to let civil partners Steven Preddy and Martyn Hall stay in a double room at Chymorvah House in Marazion in Cornwall in 2008. Mr and Mrs Bull had already lost fights at Bristol County

  • British woman raped in Egypt receives £1,000 payout and apology from Foreign Office

    November 27, 2013 10:04 AM 16

    A British woman raped at a checkpoint in Egypt has received £1,000 in compensation and an apology from the Foreign Office after it failed to properly support her following the attack. The woman complained she was treated with ‘impatience, rudeness and a serious lack of sensitivity’ when she asked staff for assistance following the attack in 2011. She was raped

  • Fr Alec Reid's funeral to take place at Clonard Church

    November 27, 2013 6:30 AM 16

    The funeral will take place later of Fr Alec Reid, who was a key figure in the Northern Ireland peace process. Hundreds of mourners are expected at Clonard Monastery in west Belfast, his base for four decades. Paying tribute to Fr Reid, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams described Clonard as "the cradle of the peace process". Fr Reid secretly acted as a conduit

  • UK curry shops get boost from PM

    November 27, 2013 1:48 AM 17

    British Prime Minister David Cameron has offered his support to the country's curry houses as they attempt to to boost recruitment of skilled chefs from overseas. Cameron told the British Curry Awards ceremony at Battersea in London that the nation's dishes have already eclipsed those in south Asia, where they originated. He said curry had become part of the British

  • 'Most-wanted' criminal Brian Thexton arrested in Cumbria

    November 26, 2013 10:55 PM 22

    Brian Thexton, 37, from Durham, was named as one of 13 men wanted by the National Crime Agency earlier this month and was thought to be in Spain. Mr Thexton, wanted for robbery and allegedly conspiring to supply cocaine, evaded police in Lancashire on 15 November, injuring an officer. Cumbria Police said uniformed officers arrested him "without incident"

  • Migrants' benefits will be top of David Cameron's agenda in bid to negotiate looser ties with Brussels

    November 26, 2013 10:32 PM 24

    New limits on EU migrants who claim benefits in Britain are to be a key demand in the Government’s attempt to negotiate a looser relationship with Europe. David Cameron is expected to flesh out his goals next week in a planned renegotiation of our ties with Brussels ahead of an in-out referendum on EU membership due by 2017. Cabinet sources say the right

  • Norman Baker: How Home Office is like Generation Game

    November 26, 2013 7:02 PM 15

    Minister Norman Baker has said the Home Office is "less friendly" than the Department of Transport, from which he was moved last month by David Cameron. The Liberal Democrat MP, who oversees government drugs policy, said his new posting was "more reactive". He likened working at the Home Office to the conveyor belt memory test on the BBC show The Generation