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Soldier 'killed in revenge attack'

Corporal Geoffrey McNeill was found dead in his room at Tern Hill's Clive Barracks in Shropshire

A soldier was brutally and violently murdered by his comrade back at barracks in a possible revenge attack after an earlier punch-up, a jury has been told.

CCTV of robbers' brazen shop raid

CCTV of one of the suspects during a robbery at an internet cafe and money exchange in Tottenham High Road, north London. (PA/Met Police)

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

Workers relieved at toilet solution

Workers at a new power station in Ferrybridge, West Yorkshire, after they walked out on unofficial strike in a row over toilets.

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.

Ireland warned over Apple tax deal

The European Commission has told the Irish Government it has doubts over its tax arrangements regarding Apple

Ireland was warned more than three months ago that it may have broken European rules on state aid in two tax deals it struck with tech giant Apple.

Police face teacher images probe

A deputy headteacher was found dead after police began investigations into allegations over indecent images

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.

Former Johnson aide joins Ukip

Richard Barnes is joining Ukip

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

Clegg to meet China envoy on HK row

Student democracy protesters rest next to a defaced cut-out of Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying near the government HQ (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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.

Economy 'bigger than early 2008'

The economy is growing faster than estimated, according to new figures

The UK economy is now 2.7% bigger than at its pre-recession peak and also grew more strongly in the second quarter of the year than thought, official figures showed.

House prices fell back this month

House prices have fallen back from a record high with the first month-on-month decrease in more than a year in September, according to the Nationwide.

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.

Wi-Fi spot's 'Herod' deal revealed

Wi-Fi users had unwittingly signed up to "ridiculous" terms and conditions, the study found

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

Johnson unity plea after defections

Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor  Boris Johnson walk through the ICC in Birmingham on their way to an event during the Conservative Party conference

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.