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Father 'scared' for sons in Syria

The father of a British teenager killed in Syria has said he is "scared" for his two other sons and urged them to leave the war-torn country where they have gone to fight.Read

Gun salutes mark Queen's birthday

Traditional gun salutes will mark the Queen's 88th birthday today.Read

Sir Bob leads tributes to Peaches

Sir Bob Geldof is expected to pay tribute to his daughter Peaches as a host of stars from the music world attend her funeral today.Read

Spending power 'set to rise 1.5%'

Consumer spending power is set to rise by 1.5% this year, according to analysis by an economic think tank.Read

Flood repairs 'bring peace of mind'

Flood protection has been restored to over 100,000 homes damaged by extreme winter weather.Read

Pain threshold 'decided by genes'

Four genes may help decide a person's pain threshold, research has shown.Read

UK is a plural society, PM told

David Cameron's controversial claim that Britain is a "Christian country" risks sowing "alienation and division" in society, a group of leading public figures has warned.Read

Move spend '£8,248 with stamp duty'

Surging stamp duty costs have helped to push the average expense of moving home to £8,248, a report has found.Read

Affordable lenders 'need £450m aid'

A £450 million levy on the consumer credit industry should be used to create a "new generation" of affordable lenders to take on Britain's legal loan sharks, a leading think tank has said.Read

Teachers 'abused by pupils online'

Children as young as seven are posting abusive comments and making threats against teachers on social media websites, it has been claimed.Read

Malignant melanoma rates increase

Rates of malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, are five times higher in the UK than they were in the 1970s, new figures show.Read

Firms face 'ownership register'

Legislation requiring companies to declare publicly who are their true owners is set to be included in the Queen's Speech in a crackdown on tax evasion and money laundering, Business Secretary Vince Cable has signalled.Read

Jenkins to wed filmmaker boyfriend

Classical music star Katherine Jenkins has announced that she is to marry.Read

Eight die in parachute plane crash

Eight people died when a small plane carrying parachutists crashed to the ground and caught fire in Finland.Read

Coren Mitchell makes poker history

Television presenter and journalist Victoria Coren Mitchell went all in to scoop nearly £400,000 and make poker history tonight.Read

Tribute to 'death penalty' boxer

A British human rights barrister who tried to overturn the wrongful murder conviction of US boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter has paid tribute to him following his death at the age of 76.Read

Boycott threat over reception tests

Teachers are threatening to boycott the Government's new compulsory tests for four-year-olds, warning the move is "dangerous" to pupils' education.Read

Archbishop highlights hardship

The Archbishop of Canterbury used his Easter sermon to highlight the hardship of people suffering from conflict around the world and in Britain.Read

Briton killed in Malaysia bus crash

A British man has died after a double-decker bus reportedly plunged into a ravine in Malaysia.Read

One dead in checkpoint shooting

Ukraine and Russia have blamed each other for a shoot-out at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine that left one person dead and others in hospital with gunshot wounds.Read

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