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UK sees pick-up in wage growth

17 December 2014 Last updated at 13:59 The unemployment rate was 6% in the three months to October Wage growth in the UK is picking up, figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) indicate. In the August-to-October period, average … Continue reading

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Church appoints first female bishop

17 December 2014 Last updated at 11:28 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Reverend Libby Lane: “I’m conscious that other women will be looking to me” Reverend Libby Lane has been announced as the first female bishop … Continue reading

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Rules for babies ‘from three people’

17 December 2014 Last updated at 15:03 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website The rules for creating babies from three people – which state only two would be classed as parents – have been announced by the UK … Continue reading

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UK army murder claims ‘were lies’

17 December 2014 Last updated at 14:57 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Sir Thayne Forbes said some claims were “the product of deliberate lies” Allegations of murder and torture made against British soldiers by Iraqi detainees … Continue reading

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Bill Cosby will not face LA charges

17 December 2014 Last updated at 00:12 The veteran star has so far not been charged with any crime Charges will not be filed against comedian Bill Cosby over allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in 1974, US … Continue reading

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UK Iraq abuse inquiry to report

17 December 2014 Last updated at 02:22 A long-running public inquiry into alleged abuse carried out by British soldiers in Iraq is to report later. Claims that up to 20 Iraqis were killed and mutilated after a 2004 battle were … Continue reading

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Boy, 13, charged with knife murder

16 December 2014 Last updated at 20:27 Christopher John Barry was pronounced dead at the scene A 13-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a man who was stabbed to death in north London. Christopher John Barry, 53, … Continue reading

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Food giant offered ‘unreasonable’ deal

17 December 2014 Last updated at 01:29 By Duncan Weldon Jess Brammar BBC Newsnight 2 Sisters is a major supplier of chicken to supermarkets A major UK food manufacturer is setting “beyond unreasonable” terms in proposed contract agreements, one of … Continue reading

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Failed London bombers lose appeal

16 December 2014 Last updated at 11:31 Judges said police were justified in delaying access to lawyers for Ismail Abdulrahman, Muktar Said Ibrahim, Yassin Omar and Ramzi Mohammed (clockwise from top left) Four men jailed over a failed plot to … Continue reading

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Briton guilty of Kenyan child abuse

16 December 2014 Last updated at 12:47 Simon Harris committed offences while running a charity in Gilgil, in Kenya’s Rift Valley A British charity boss who preyed on vulnerable Kenyan street children has been found guilty of sexual abuse. Simon … Continue reading

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