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Labour Leadership Vote Hit By Tech Breakdown

National News August 12, 2015 at 12:34 pm

The deadline to register in the leadership contest closes after an apparent Corbynite sign-up surge crashed the site.

Mourinho Bans Chelsea Doctor From Matchday Bench

National News August 12, 2015 at 12:10 pm

The Chelsea boss says a doctor who rushed to the pitch to treat a player, leaving the team temporarily with nine men, was naive.

Mother Jailed For Killing ‘Beautiful’ Daughter

National News August 12, 2015 at 11:51 am

The 36-year-old admitted smothering her daughter Chloe to death in Edinburgh while suffering from postnatal depression.

‘Work To Rule’ Action Adds To Tube Misery

National News August 12, 2015 at 10:43 am

‘Work to rule’ action has caused disruption, as the 12 September start of the all-night service could be delayed, a report says.

Five Family Members Held By Terror Police

National News August 12, 2015 at 10:38 am

A man, woman and three teenage girls are held at a London police station on suspicion of terror offences.

Unemployment Rises For Second Straight Month

National News August 12, 2015 at 9:42 am

The number of people out of work stands at 1.85 million but sluggish wage growth may push an interest rate rise back further.

Ed Sheeran Awarded Honorary Doctorate

National News August 12, 2015 at 9:08 am

The Thinking Out Loud singer and school dropout will collect his award from University Campus Suffolk in the autumn.

Airport Shops Told To Pass On Tax Discounts

National News August 12, 2015 at 7:05 am

Retailers are urged by the Treasury to reduce prices for passengers instead of boosting their profits.

Yarl’s Wood ‘A Place Of National Concern’

National News August 12, 2015 at 3:35 am

Inspectors find dozens of pregnant women held at the privately run immigration removal centre against government policy.

Wonky Bread And Air Rage: When Gripes Go Viral

National News August 12, 2015 at 2:49 am

As a new ombudsman service is launched for customer complaints, we look at some memorable grievances that got attention.