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Police make Syria plea to UK women
British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war.
Labour to cut ties with Co-op Bank
The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.
Care needs to 'outstrip' family help
The number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank warns.
US troops in Poland for exercises
A first US contingent arrives in Poland for military exercises amid heightened tensions with Russia over Ukraine.
Tories would end wind farm subsidies
The Conservatives say they will not subsidise new onshore wind farms if they win the 2015 general election.
Asthma inhalers may go into schools
Plans to allow schools to keep asthma inhalers go to public consultation, as campaigners say current rules endanger hundreds of thousands of children.
Brother's death 'devastates' duchess
The Duchess of Cornwall has been left "devastated" by the news of her brother's death, Clarence House says.
Lib Dems 'to fight for EU cause'
Nick Clegg will pledge to speak "loudly, passionately and unequivocally" against "isolationists" when he launches the Liberal Democrat campaign for the European elections.
Madeleine 'clues' and Mark Shand death
A police update in the hunt for missing Madeleine McCann and the death of the brother of the Duchess of Cornwall after a fall in New York attract headlines.
Woman held over children's deaths
Police continue to question a 42-year-old woman suspected of murdering three of her children in south-west London.
Facebook earnings surge on mobile ads
Social networking giant Facebook reports better than expected profits, as a surge in mobile advertising helps boost its revenues.
Asylum housing badly managed - MPs
A Home Office scheme resulted in asylum seekers being placed in "unacceptably poor" housing, the Commons Public Accounts Committee says.
Worries over young wanting surgery
Plastic surgeons say they're worried about the number of young people who want cosmetic procedures.
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