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Lifestyle quiz to secure a mortgage
Mortgage applicants will face tougher questions about their lifestyle from lenders, under new rules about to come into force.
Russia 'destabilising' Ukraine - US
The US accuses Russia of "deception and destabilisation" in eastern Ukraine, warning of further sanctions unless Moscow defuses the crisis.
UK science to get £200m polar ship
UK scientists are to get a £200m icebreaker, which will be one of the biggest, most capable polar research vessels in the world.
Probe over Hillsborough insult posts
The government says it is making "urgent inquiries" into reports Whitehall computers were used to make insulting comments about the Hillsborough disaster.
Tech giants settle hiring court case
Technology giants Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe settle a class action lawsuit alleging they conspired to hold down salaries.
MPs urge action on foreign prisoners
Foreign prisoners are not being deported quickly enough to help cut costs and relieve overcrowding in jails, MPs warn.
New clashes in Rio over dancer death
Brazilian police clash with resident of a slum in Rio, after the funeral of dancer who was shot by officers during unrest there on Tuesday.
Mother charged with three murders
A mother is charged with murdering three of her children who were found dead at their home in south-west London.
Coalition's Church 'split'
Claims that the coalition is split over the role of the Church of England and interviews given by the girlfriend of the Duchess of Cornwall's late brother make headlines.
Barclays wins pay package vote
Barclays shareholders vote to approve the bank's remuneration package, which includes higher bonuses despite a 30% fall in profits.
Terrorism financing suspect arrested
Officers from the Metropolitan Police arrest a man in London on suspicion of financing and encouragement of terrorism.
Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact
Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume.
Health atlas shows risks by area
A new online map of England and Wales allows people to enter their postcode and find their community's level of risk of developing 14 conditions, such as heart disease and lung cancer.
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