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Astrophysicist Simon Rookyard was crowned the World Porridge Making Champion

Simon's a star as he wins World Porridge Making Championship

Bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion after a 'viable explosive device' was found at a hotel

Explosive device detonated at Londonderry hotel by bomb disposal experts

The price of a third Heathrow runway will be catastrophic, says Tory London mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith

John McDonnell: 'Poisoned' air killing residents near Heathrow

Jim Carrey carries the coffin of ex-girlfriend Cathriona White to Our Lady of Fatima Church, in her home village of Cappawhite, Co Tipperary

Jim Carrey carries coffin at Cathriona White's funeral

Lord Geoffrey Howe has died aged 88

Death of Geoffrey Howe aged 88 brings tributes from across political spectrum

Soldier Jon Heywood as he celebrates winning over 13 million pounds on Betway.com.

Soldier wins £13.2m prize after 25p online bet

Emergency services at a halting site for travellers in Carrickmines, where 10 people have been killed in a fire

Ten people, including baby, killed in fire at travellers' halting site

David Beckham's phones were hacked repeatedly, a journalist has admitted

David Beckham phones 'routinely' hacked - jailed journalist

A passenger is reported to have fallen from the cruise ship Ventura off the Isle of Wight

Passenger falls from cruise ship off Isle of Wight

Lord Geoffrey Howe has died aged 88

Geoffrey Howe remembered for devastating resignation speech

Peter Andre's death threat evidence was branded a fabrication by a High Court judge

Peter Andre denies death threat 'lies' in court case

Singer-songwriter Jim Diamond has died at the age of 64, it has been reported.

Hit singer and songwriter Jim Diamond dies aged 64

Nassem Galleze died after a lump of concrete was thrown at his car.

Third man charged in concrete crash murder probe

A prisoner has absconded from HMP Springhill in Buckinghamshire

Scarred prisoner disappears from Buckinghamshire jail

Nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, and who has been flown to the Royal Free Hospital in London, after becoming ill again.

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey visited school day before hospital readmission

Sir Stuart Rose says leaving the EU would be a leap into the unknown

Ex-M&S boss Lord Rose spearheads drive to stay in EU

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during an event hosted by Mind at London's Harrow College to mark World Mental Health Day

William and Kate find how young tackle mental health issues

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson (left) and Leon Brittan, whose brother has said that Watson should apologise after police dropped a rape inquiry against the former home secretary.

Leon Brittan sex accuser 'up for Tory witch-hunts'

The CQC says results of the first hospice inspections were "very encouraging"

More than 90% of hospices in England rated 'good' or 'outstanding' by regulator

Sebastiano Magnanini, whose tattooed body was found in Regent's Canal, London.

Man charged after body found in canal strapped to supermarket trolley

Men and women have different priorities when buying a house, research shows

Men and women 'have different priorities when house buying'

Peter Andre and Janette Manrara are tipped to well in Strictly Come Dancing

Aargh! Peter Andre slams vanity claims as he prepares pirate-themed paso doble

The memo to Margaret Thatcher said she had gained a public image as "hectoring, strident and bossy"

Archive files reveal press secretary's bid to soften Margaret Thatcher's image

A man became stuck in mud at Weston-super-Mare

Coastguard frees man stuck in mud

Matthew Samuels took advantage of five women looking for love online.

Car salesman jailed for eight years over £200,000 lonely hearts fraud

Hugh Scully has died at the age of 72

Ex-Antiques Roadshow presenter Hugh Scully dies aged 72

Gordon Honeycombe who has died aged 79

Former ITN broadcaster Gordon Honeycombe dies at 79

The couple are accused of the murder of teenager Becky Watts

Becky Watts murder trial: Suspect's mother 'joked about hiding from police'

Leon Brittan died unaware that a rape accusation against him had been dropped

Tom Watson defends decision to pass on Leon Brittan rape claims

British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon (right) greets his American counterpart Ashton Carter

Government 'committed to building support for Syria air strikes'

The inquest of Charlotte Bevan and her newborn baby has been held

'Chain of failings' before death of Charlotte Bevan and newborn baby

NHS trusts have racked up a huge deficit

England NHS trusts rack up near £1bn deficit in three months

Pauline Cafferkey, who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, and who has been flown to the Royal Free Hospital in London

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey in a 'serious condition' after complication

Pc David Phillips was killed on duty in Wallasey (Merseyside Police/PA)

Teenager 'accepts his driving caused death' of Pc Dave Phillips

Peter Cruddas, John Mills and spread betting tycoon Stuart Wheeler are expected to give significant financial backing to the Vote Leave campaign

Cross-party group 'favourite to be designated official EU exit campaign'

Shrien and Anni Dewani at their wedding (Bristol Evening Post/PA)

Anni Dewani inquest decision blow for murdered bride's family

Karrissa Cox and Richard Carter were wrongly accused (BBC TV South Today/PA)

Couple wrongly accused of abuse 'unlikely to see adopted child again'

Thousands of suspected criminals avoided prosecution last year due to ill-health or their age

More than 2,000 suspected criminals avoid prosecution due to ill-health or age

Author Frederick Forsyth is among the supporters of a new cross-party group bidding to become the official "out" campaign

Big political donors backing EU 'out' campaign bid

The publication of letters by the Prince of Wales was one Freedom of Information battle

Freedom of Information charges to be considered by commission

The trailer was stolen from a lorry park in Dumfries and Galloway

Cereal offenders make off with £45,000 of Kellogg's breakfast bars

Joseph de Souza, 51, was paid £950 for information that led to four stories in the Daily Mirror, three of them about Tracey Connelly's time behind bars at HMP Holloway

Ex-prison officer jailed for selling Baby P mother tips to Daily Mirror

Ian McEwan's novel was labelled 'excellent' by a High Court judge

Ian McEwan legal novel 'has wrong title', says judge

The High Court ruled that Abdiwell Gedi is entitled to damages

Somali national entitled to damages over bail conditions 'muddle'

TSB is ramping up the battle for current account customers

TSB ramps up battle for current account customers

The controversial lottery changes will see the number of balls increase from 49 to 59

Controversial lottery changes coming into effect

Sir Bruce Forsyth was ordered to rest for a week

Sir Bruce Forsyth told to rest for a week after fall at home

Riley Carter Millington, 21, who is set to join the Eastenders cast playing transgender character, Kyle (BBC/PA)

Transgender actor on EastEnders makes soap history

The judge rejected claims by Peter Andre of 'death threats' from producer Neville Hendricks

Judge brands Peter Andre a liar over contract row 'death threats'

Peter Cruddas, John Mills and spread betting tycoon Stuart Wheeler are expected to give significant financial backing to the Vote Leave campaign

Cross-party campaign calls for Britain to leave EU

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