Afghanistan-Pakistan quake: Cold puts homeless at risk

Aid workers have warned that some Afghans and Pakistanis made homeless by Monday’s earthquake could die from exposure. There is an urgent need for tents and blankets for those forced to spend Read More →

Australia’s return of Uluru to Indigenous owners marked 30 years on

The traditional indigenous owners of Uluru have marked 30 years since it was returned by the Australian government. Hundreds of people gathered by the isolated hill, popularly known outside Australia as Ayers Read More →

Ben Carson compares abortion to slavery

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, one of the current frontrunners for the Republican presidential nomination, wants to make abortion illegal in all instances, including cases of rape and incest. He told an NBC Read More →

US Federal Reserve refrains from interest rate rise

The Federal Reserve has decided to keep US interest rates unchanged after its latest meeting. The decision leaves short-term interest rates at record lows of 0% to 0.25%, the same level they Read More →

Royal Dutch Shell pushed into loss by charges

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a loss for the third quarter of the year, after taking a big charge to reflect the cost of halting major projects. The oil company reported a Read More →


Kraft Heinz drops Unilever takeover bidKraft Heinz "amicably" agrees to withdraw plans to buy Anglo-Dutch giant Unilever. Read More →

UK Vauxhall pensions 'could scupper GM Peugeot sale'The carmaker's pension scheme is one of the UK's largest and is estimated to have a large Read More →

Amazon plans 5,000 new jobs in UKOnline retailer Amazon promises to create 5,000 new full-time jobs this year in the UK. Read More →


Brexit: Lords to begin debating bill to trigger Article 50Opposition peers could seek guarantees on the bill paving the way for the UK to leave EU. Read More →

Donald Trump: MPs debate president's state visit to UKProtests are planned at Parliament as MPs debate US President Donald Trump's state visit. Read More →

UKIP officials quit in Hillsborough rowTwo party branch chairmen say comments about the disaster are "upsetting and intolerable". Read More →


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Kurt Cobain would have been 50 today: Six reasons why we still love himKurt Cobain would have been 50 today. Here are six reasons why we still love him Read More →

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NHS trusts overspent by nearly £900mExtra money for the health service fails to stem financial problems as NHS trusts in England overspe Read More →

Macmillan warns of cancer 'survival gap' in ScotlandA cancer survival gap is growing between people living in the most and least deprived parts of Scotl Read More →

Williams Syndrome: Rare genetic condition needs supportRare genetic condition Williams Syndrome needs more support, a Swansea University professor warns. Read More →


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Cooper, who has an OBE for services to literature, has attacked David Cameron for allowing more than Read More →

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