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Call for caution on zero-hours data new
"Caution" has been urged on new figures suggesting that the number of workers on zero-hours contracts has increased threefold since 2010.
Sinkhole fears shut commuter route new
A road in a key transport-link town is to be closed over fears that a sinkhole exists deep under the surface.
Blakelock 'curled up and screamed' new
Pc Blakelock curled up in a ball and screamed for help as a mob hacked him to death during the Broadwater Farm riots, an eyewitness has told the Old Bailey.
Edinburgh star heading home new
Edinburgh lock Izak van der Westhuizen has announced he will return to South Africa at the end of the season.
New deal for Weir new
Scotland stand-off Duncan Weir has signed a two-year contract extension with Glasgow.
Kroos hints at Premier League move new
Bayern Munich forward Toni Kroos left the door open for a switch to the Barclays Premier League in the summer amid reports Manchester United have expressed interest.
Skelton in BT Tower charity drop new
Former Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton dropped in for another charity challenge when she abseiled down the BT Tower.
Stars compete for Olivier Awards new
Tom Hiddleston and Jude Law will compete for the best actor honour at this year's O livier Awards, but there is no room for fellow Hollywood star Daniel Radcliffe on the shortlist.
Jenny bows out of Call The Midwife new
Call The Midwife favourite Jessica Raine has said she will be "blubbing" along with the rest of the TV audience when the series returns after she bowed out of the show.