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Banks 'facing £60bn capital gap'

Britain's banks are expected to be told they face a capital shortfall of up to £60 billion as the Bank of England delivers its verdict on the strength of the sector.Read

Shock as Miliband quits UK politics

David Miliband is to quit UK politics for a role with a leading aid charity in New York in what has been described as a "big loss" for Labour by MPs.Read

Homeowners 'breach extension rules'

Homeowners have spent billions of pounds on house improvements which contravene building or planning regulations, according to a new study.Read

'Bad maths' behind new homes bonus

Government claims that 140,000 new homes will be built in a decade as a result of a new funding scheme were based on bad maths and poor research, according to a public spending watchdog.Read

Jubilee tree planting target hit

A bid to plant six million trees across the UK to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee has successfully reached the final milestone, the Woodland Trust said.Read

'Fusion cell' targets cyber threat

Cyber security experts from industry are to operate alongside the intelligence agencies for the first time in an attempt to combat the growing online threat to Britain's firms.Read

Call for outbreak response clarity

The Government's reforms of the health system in England have created a "worrying" uncertainty about who would be in charge in the case of a major regional or national outbreak of disease, a parliamentary report has warned.Read

Papers to charge online readers

The Sun is said to be following the Telegraph in charging readers for online access, according to reports.Read

Peers reject 'secret courts' curbs

The Government's controversial plans for secret court hearings are on the verge of becoming law after peers rejected further safeguards to the legislation.Read

Tribute to 'dogs attack' girl, 14

Tributes have been paid to a 14-year-old girl thought to have been mauled by a pack of "aggressive and out of control" dogs.Read

David Miliband 'to quit as MP'

David Miliband is reportedly planning to step down as an MP to take up a charity role in New York.Read

Teenager 'mauled by several dogs'

A teenage girl thought to have been mauled by "aggressive and out of control" dogs has been named by sources as Jade Anderson.Read

Failed NHS bosses to be barred

NHS managers responsible for failures will be barred from working in the health service and under-performing hospitals will be named and shamed under new plans to prevent a repeat of the "horrific" Stafford Hospital scandal.Read

'Dogs attack' dead teenager named

A teenage girl thought to have been mauled by "aggressive and out of control" dogs has been named by sources as Jade Anderson.Read

Big freeze set for the weekend

Britain's freezing weather looks set to continue over the Easter weekend, with forecasters warning there may be no end in sight until next month.Read

Sex abuse ex-choirmaster jailed

A "large and complex" investigation into alleged historic sexual abuse at a world-renowned music school is under way in the wake of the jailing of top choirmaster Michael Brewer.Read

'Secretive' UKBA to be scrapped

The UK Border Agency is to be scrapped and brought directly under ministers' control for the first time in five years to end its "closed, secretive and defensive culture".Read

Father jailed for killing baby

A father who shook and killed his baby daughter when he lost his temper as he watched a football match on TV has been jailed for 10 years.Read

Dogs put down after girl found dead

A 15-year-old girl has been found dead in a house where police also found five dogs "aggressive and out of control".Read

Sun reporters back boss in court

More than a dozen journalists from The Sun supported their deputy editor as he appeared in court charged with authorising payments to public officials for information.Read


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