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Clooney: Marriage pretty damn great

Newlywed Hollywood star George Clooney has declared that married life "feels pretty damn great".

Police seek Melanie murder decision

Detectives have asked prosecutors to authorise charging a man with the murder of university graduate Melanie Hall nearly 20 years ago.

Africa Ebola crisis 'unprecedented'

The Ebola crisis in West Africa has developed at an "unprecedented level", experts have warned.

Judge overturns fraudulent divorces

The country's leading family judge has overturned scores of divorces obtained in the English courts by fraud.

Clegg to meet China envoy on HK row

Nick Clegg is to summon the Chinese ambassador to make clear his "dismay and alarm" at their handling of pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong.

Police face teacher images probe

An investigation has been launched into why it took police nine months to act over concerns about a deputy headteacher suspected of covertly taking indecent images of children.

DJ Neil Fox quizzed on sex claims

DJ Neil Fox has been arrested over alleged historical sex offences against two women.

Johnson unity plea after defections

Boris Johnson led efforts to rally Tories behind David Cameron's Europe policy after his own former deputy became the latest to defect to Ukip.

RAF jets blast IS for first time

British jets have launched strikes against Islamic State (IS) forces in Iraq for the first time, it has been announced.

Microsoft announces Windows 10

Microsoft has announced the latest version of its Windows operating system, called Windows 10, at an event in San Francisco.

Missing girl 'radicalised online'

A missing British girl believed to be heading to join extremists in Syria may have become radicalised online, family friends said.

Hostage's wife makes new plea to IS

The wife of a British hostage has issued a renewed plea for Islamic State to release her husband.

Online essays 'of poor quality'

Sixth-formers attempting to cheat by buying essays online to submit as their own risk being sold poorly written, substandard work, the exams regulator has claimed.

CCTV of robbers' brazen shop raid

Dramatic CCTV footage of brazen robbers who forced a shop assistant to empty a safe before tying her up has been released by police.

Balmy September warmer than August

September was warmer than August across parts of the UK, according to figures released today.

Judge 'sad' over life-support case

A High Court judge says she has "very sadly" concluded that a boy with brain damage should be taken off a life-support machine.

Economy growth better than thought

Britain's economy grew more quickly than previously thought in the second quarter of this year though the start of 2014 was more sluggish, according to revised official figures.

Workers relieved at toilet solution

Workers at a new power station who walked out on unofficial strike in a row over toilets have agreed to return to work after they were promised more facilities.

Wonga profit hit by £18m letter row

Profits at payday lender Wonga more than halved last year after it racked up £18.8 million in costs relating to a scandal over fake legal letters.

Banksy art work at seaside town

Art lovers are descending on a seaside town after a mural by street artist Banksy appeared on a wall.

House prices fell back this month

House prices fell back from a record high in September with the first month-on-month decrease in more than a year, building society Nationwide has reported.

World wildlife 'halved in 40 years'

Wildlife populations around the world have more than halved in just four decades in the face of unsustainable human consumption, a report has warned.

Force under fire over young in care

The under-fire police force at the centre of the Rotherham child abuse scandal has faced fresh criticism from inspectors over how well it deals with vulnerable children in care homes.

Children victims of revenge porn

Children as young as 11 have been victims of revenge pornography, with their perpetrators often evading justice due to loopholes in the law, new figures show.

Former Johnson aide joins Ukip

The Tories suffered another defection embarrassment today when Boris Johnson's former right hand man at City Hall announced he is joining Ukip.

Wi-Fi spot's 'Herod' deal revealed

Six Londoners unwittingly agreed to give up their eldest child as part of an experiment into public internet services, according to a report.

TV Holly names new baby boy Chester

Holly Willoughby has given birth to her third child - a boy named Chester.

Baby girl for model Cunningham

Aspiring glamour model Josie Cunningham has given birth to a baby girl, according to reports.

More Trusts missing cancer targets

The number of hospitals failing to meet cancer waiting time targets has trebled in just one year, Labour has warned.

PM pledges GP cover 7 days a week

Every NHS patient in England will be guaranteed access to a GP seven days a week by 2020 if Conservatives win power in next year's election, David Cameron has said.

'I pray Lynda sees Christmas'

The husband of actress Lynda Bellingham said losing her will "create the biggest hole in my life", as he comes to terms with her decision to end chemotherapy treatment.

'Gate warning' officer at inquest

A senior police officer who asked for exit gates to be opened at the fateful 1989 FA Cup semi-final at Hillsborough will give evidence today at the inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool supporters.

Bake Off contestants ready for semi

The Great British Bake Off contestant Richard Burr has revealed that he only agreed to apply for the hit show because he had a hangover.

Some GP practices 'causing concern'

Around 160 GP practices across England could be a "cause for concern", health regulators have warned.

HK people must have choice - Clegg

Nick Clegg has expressed sympathy with "brave" pro-democracy demonstrators who have been facing down police in Hong Kong.

'Unduly lenient' DLT term referred

The sentence handed to disgraced DJ Dave Lee Travis has been referred to the Attorney General's Office on the grounds that it is "unduly lenient".

Boy, 15, guilty of killing Shereka

A teenage boy has been found guilty of shooting his girlfriend dead after she went to give him a birthday present.

Midwives back pay dispute strike

Midwives in England have voted to go on strike in a bitter dispute with the Government over pay.

Syria fears for missing girl, 15,

A 15-year-old British girl has gone missing and may be trying to get to Syria following fears she has become radicalised, police say.

MPs expenses probes could be secret

Investigations into alleged abuses of MPs' expenses will be carried out in secret, under new proposals from the Commons watchdog.

UK hostage appears in new IS video

Islamic extremists have released another propaganda video appearing to feature British hostage John Cantlie.

Lloyds sacks 8 after rate-fix probe

Lloyds Banking Group has fired eight members of staff and withheld bonuses worth £3 million as part of disciplinary action taken in the wake of July's revelations about rate-fixing.

Hundreds in tribute to stab teacher

Pupils, colleagues and family members joined nearly 2,000 people at a memorial service today to pay tribute to "passionate" and "committed" teacher Ann Maguire, who was stabbed to death at her school.

Judge to rule on life-support boy

A High Court judge is considering whether a little boy with brain damage should be taken off a life-support machine after the youngster's father told her that no-one had the right to "take away the privilege of life from him".

Fall in profits expected at Wonga

Controversial payday lender Wonga is expected to report a sharp fall in profits when it publishes its full-year results tomorrow.

Supermarkets to slash fuel prices

Motorists are to get a boost as supermarkets slash the price of fuel.

Site searched in missing Alice hunt

Detectives trying to trace missing schoolgirl Alice Gross have moved their search to a National Trust-owned estate near to where she was last seen more than a month ago.

MP's 'misery' over Twitter trolling

A Labour MP has spoken of the "misery" caused as she feared for her safety after a "Twitter troll" was jailed for 18 weeks for bombarding her with abusive messages

Unis warned over exams 'turbulence'

A major shake-up of exams could cause serious "turbulence" to university admissions in three years time, headteachers have predicted, with fears that sixth-formers may be left facing more entrance tests to win a place.

Vigilante 'example to authorities'

The Government can learn from an internet vigilante who poses as a child online and publicly shames men he accuses of being paedophiles , according to the man who used to run its child sex crime agency.

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