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Men’s pay falls ‘more than women’s’

30 January 2015 Last updated at 09:02 Men have seen the real value of their pay fall far more than women in the past few years, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). The think-tank has looked at how … Continue reading

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Fresh snow brings travel disruption

30 January 2015 Last updated at 11:17 Snow ploughs have been clearing roads across Cumbria Wintry weather has continued to cause travel disruption in parts of England. Several roads and dozens of schools, including in Derbyshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire, have … Continue reading

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Child obesity rates ‘levelling off’

30 January 2015 Last updated at 00:04 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Dominic Hughes reports: “It may be that finally the messages on healthy eating and lots of exercise are starting to take hold” The rise … Continue reading

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Churchill’s funeral anniversary marked

30 January 2015 Last updated at 11:33 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. BBC News looks back at the day of the funeral in 1965 A remembrance service marking the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s funeral … Continue reading

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Police death inquiry data lost by MoJ

29 January 2015 Last updated at 18:52 Left to right: Robert Hamill, Mark Duggan and Azelle Rodney Discs containing information from three of the UK’s most sensitive inquiries have gone missing after being put in the post. The material relates … Continue reading

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Russian jets ‘disrupted UK aviation’

29 January 2015 Last updated at 19:18 Two Russian Tu-95 Bear H aircraft were “escorted” by RAF jets (file photo) Russian military planes flying near UK airspace caused “disruption to civil aviation” on Wednesday, the Foreign Office has said. It … Continue reading

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Snow brings disruption to travellers

29 January 2015 Last updated at 17:30 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Flights were suspended at Manchester Airport as Joanna Gosling reports Snowstorms have brought travel chaos to northern England, closing more than 300 schools, roads … Continue reading

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School tables branded a ‘nonsense’

29 January 2015 Last updated at 18:00 By Hannah Richardson and Katherine Sellgren BBC News education reporters The Department for Education says it is making GCSEs more rigorous The government is facing criticism its school league tables are a “nonsense”, … Continue reading

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Earthquake recorded in East Midlands

29 January 2015 Last updated at 00:15 An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 has been recorded in the East Midlands, the US Geological Survey has reported. The tremor was recorded near the village of Cottesmore, in Rutland, shortly after … Continue reading

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Earthquake recorded in East Midlands

29 January 2015 Last updated at 00:15 An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 has been recorded in the East Midlands, the US Geological Survey has reported. The tremor was recorded near the village of Cottesmore, in Rutland, shortly after … Continue reading

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