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Labour offers real change - Murphy

Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy will say his party will call time on the Tories' 'five-year experiment of cold and callous policies'

Jim Murphy will tell Labour voters who are desperate for change and are considering voting SNP that Labour offers what they are looking for.

Man charged with cyclist murder

Joshua Williams has been charged with  Alan Cartwright's murder.

A man has been charged with the murder of teenager Alan Cartwright who was stabbed to death while riding a bicycle with friends.

Tube workers to strike over sacking

Tube staff are staging a strike

London Underground has urged passengers to check before they travel this evening because of a strike by Tube workers in a row over the sacking of a colleague.

Grand coalition 'to keep union'

Lord Baker leaves the Department for Education in central London.

A Tory-Labour grand coalition could be needed after the election to stop the SNP holding the balance of power at Westminster, a former chairman of the Conservative Party has suggested.

Man charged with cyclist murder

Alan Cartwright was stabbed to death on Caledonian Road, Islington, north London

A man has been charged with the murder of teenager Alan Cartwright who was stabbed to death while riding a bicycle with friends.

Executive faces huge divorce payout

Randy Work has been in a multimillion-pound divorce battle with his former wife Mandy Gray

A highly successful businessman from the United States "not willing to pay a penny" in a multimillion-pound divorce battle has been told by a judge that he must share his fortune equally with his wife and hand her around £80m.

Teenage virgin jailed for 21 years

The picture of Ben Moynihan on one of the two letters he left for police, confessing his crimes

A teenager who compared himself to serial killers has been jailed for 21 years for the "chilling" attempted murder of three women he attacked in random stabbings because he could not lose his virginity.

BA plane lands safely after glitch

The British Airways Boeing 777 had to return to Heathrow

A British Airways' plane with more than 200 passengers on board has landed safely after having to return to London following a suspected technical problem.

Million pound pay deals for bankers

RBS paid 72 bankers £1 million last year

Bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland paid the same number of bankers £1 million in 2014 as the year before despite sustained losses and public anger.

Further non-lethal help for Ukraine

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the UK is sending more non-lethal aid to Ukraine

The UK is to supply a further package of non-lethal military equipment worth £850,000 as a gift to the government of Ukraine, it has been announced.

'McDonald's dentist' verdict upheld

A decision to strike off a dentist who tried to carry out work in a McDonald's has been upheld

The High Court has upheld a decision to strike off "for public protection" a dentist who tried to carry out work on a woman's teeth in a McDonald's.

The Life of Nigel: He's no Messiah

Nigel Farage said the general election was the most open campaign in 100 years

Nigel Farage has tried to fend off his more enthusiastic supporters' praise, telling a woman who described him as "sent by God" that: "I'm not the Messiah, I'm a very naughty boy".

Man held over cyber attack on US

A man has been arrested as part of a major cyber crime investigation

A suspected hacker from Britain has been arrested in connection with an alleged cyber attack on the United States Department of Defence (DoD) as part of a week-long UK-wide operation.

'Sharp increase' in A&E traffic

The A&E waiting time target was missed for the 85th consecutive week

There was a "sharp increase" in the number of people attending accident and emergency departments in England last week, with the target of seeing 95% of patients within four hours missed again.