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Incomes 'back to pre-crisis level'

BBC - 18 hours 51 min ago
Average household incomes are back to pre-crisis levels, but still more than 2% below their 2009-10 peak, according to research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

India minister vows rape film probe

BBC - 18 hours 58 min ago
India's home minister promises an inquiry into how a TV crew was allowed to interview a death-row prisoner convicted over the Delhi 2012 gang rape and murder.

Becky murder suspects still quizzed

BBC - 18 hours 59 min ago
Police have until this afternoon to question two people suspected of murdering Bristol teenager Becky Watts.

BBC spends 29% less on star pay

BBC - 19 hours 2 min ago
The BBC has spent 29% less on stars earning more than £100,000 a year over the past five years, an independent review reveals.

Prince visits elephant sanctuary

BBC - 19 hours 6 min ago
Prince William visits an elephant sanctuary on the final day of his tour of China.

Australian pair moved for execution

BBC - 19 hours 7 min ago
Two members of the Bali Nine Australian drug smuggling ring are moved to the Indonesian island where they and other foreigners face execution.

Standard Chartered profits fall

BBC - 19 hours 23 min ago
UK bank Standard Chartered reports a steep fall in full-year profits after a "tough year".

The number of old people in the UK killing themselves has fallen. Why?

BBC - 19 hours 32 min ago
The number of old people killing themselves has fallen. Why?

Farage: Get migration back to normal

BBC - 19 hours 33 min ago
UKIP will not adopt "arbitrary" immigration targets, Nigel Farage say, but adds net migration should return to "normality" of 20,000-50,000 a year.

Ukraine coal mine blast 'kills 30'

BBC - 19 hours 36 min ago
A suspected methane gas blast at a coal mine in a rebel-held region of eastern Ukraine kills at least 30 people, officials say.

Top earning uni boss paid £623,000

BBC - 19 hours 54 min ago
The highest paid university chief in the UK received a £623,000 salary and benefits package, new figures reveal.

Man held over teen cyclist murder

BBC - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:40am
A man is arrested on suspicion of the murder of a 15-year-old who was stabbed to death while riding a bicycle with his friends.

Welsh voters 'prefer Cameron as PM'

BBC - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:03am
More Welsh voters think David Cameron would be a better prime minister than Ed Miliband, according to a new poll for BBC Wales.

Broad admits to injury 'nightmares'

BBC - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:59am
England's Stuart Broad says he is yet to get over the mental scars of being hit in the face by a bouncer last year.

VIDEO: Becky Watts' parents 'devastated'

BBC - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:55am
Police in Bristol discover body parts in the search for missing 16-year-old Becky Watts.

China military budget 'to rise 10%'

BBC - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:49am
China's military budget will rise by about 10% in 2015, an official says, in another double-digit increase.

Major rail development plan unveiled

BBC - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:48am
A major redevelopment of Cardiff central station and plans to electrify the north Wales main line are amongst Network Rail's ambitions for the next 30 years.

Can Iraq's army dislodge Islamic State?

BBC - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:38am
As the Iraqi army tries to dislodge Islamic State militants from Tikrit, Michael Knights looks at whether government troops and volunteer brigades are able take the bigger prize of Mosul.

£250m gas project to be launched

BBC - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:13am
A project to connect around 40,000 homes and businesses to the gas network will be formally launched in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, on Wednesday.

NI GPs 'could have saved £73m'

BBC - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:12am
Tens of millions of pounds could have been saved if Northern Ireland GPs had prescribed lower cost drugs, according to a new report.