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First-time buyers' £50,000 rent bill

45 min 16 sec ago
First-time buyers who purchase a house this year will have already spent £52,900 on rent, research for a landlords' trade body suggests.

World powers 'agree Syria ceasefire'

48 min 6 sec ago
Agreement has been reached by foreign ministers meeting in Munich on a nationwide Syria ceasefire to start in one week's time, US's John Kerry says.

Firms forced to reveal gender pay gap

1 hour 4 min ago
Companies that fail to address pay differences between male and female employees will be highlighted in new league tables.

Life expectancy high at older ages

1 hour 5 min ago
People in England are living longer than ever before in older age, a report from Public Health England says.

Kids Co boss denies 'mesmerising' PM

1 hour 5 min ago
Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh denies "mesmerising" David Cameron and senior politicians to gain millions in public funding.

Reception tests 'disrupt school starts'

1 hour 6 min ago
Research for a teaching union suggests new tests for four-year-olds are unreliable and disrupt children's start to school.

'Lack of interest' in rail franchises

1 hour 6 min ago
Taxpayers could end up out of pocket because not enough companies want to bid to run rail franchises in England and Wales, a group of MPs warn.

VIDEO: Spearing giants in 'ocean's Jurassic Park'

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 11:55pm
Spear-fishing expert Colin Chester explains the appeal of fishing off Ascension Island.

VIDEO: Why Pope and Patriarch meeting matters

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 11:48pm
As the leaders of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches meet for the first time in 1,000 years, Sarah Rainsford assesses what it means to followers of both in Moscow.

Clinton and Sanders vie for minorities

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 11:16pm
The concerns of minority voters will loom large in the next debate between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

VIDEO: Children tell of having to watch beheadings

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 10:51pm
More evidence has come to light of the way Iraqi and Syrian children are being targeted by so-called Islamic State.

Salford 44-10 St Helens

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 9:53pm
Salford Red Devils produce a stunning display to demolish St Helens with an eight-try hammering at the AJ Bell Stadium.

Warnock named new Rotherham manager

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 9:14pm
Former Sheffield United and QPR boss Neil Warnock is appointed Rotherham manager until the end of the season.

VIDEO: Top Gear's top seven

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 9:13pm
The full line-up of presenters set to front the new series of Top Gear has been announced.

VIDEO: 'Mind-boggling' breakthrough

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 8:44pm
Scientists say the discovery of gravitational waves will open the window on the formation of the universe.

VIDEO: Bosch paintings in historic homecoming

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 8:38pm
The strange and terrifying works of the painter Hieronymous Bosch have been gathered in his home town, Den Bosch, in the Netherlands for the first time.

Johnson sacked by Sunderland

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 7:52pm
Adam Johnson is sacked by Sunderland after pleading guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child and one charge of grooming.

MSPs vote on Scottish income tax rate

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 6:51pm
MSPs vote on a Scottish rate of income tax for the first time, deciding to keep rates at the current levels.

Three Oregon armed occupiers surrender

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 6:21pm
One armed protester remains in an Oregon wildlife reserve, as three surrender after a 41-day stand-off.

Nestle 'hypocritical' to end IAAF deal

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 6:06pm
IAAF president Lord Coe accuses Nestle of hypocrisy after it ends its sponsorship of the Kids' Athletics programme.