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Sussex stabbing: Man killed by motorist following car crash in West Sussex

A murder investigation has been launched after a motorist was stabbed to death following a car crash. A manhunt is now underway for the knifeman, who ...

Summer-born children more likely to be labelled special needs, minister claims

Children born in the summer are being incorrectly labelled as special needs because they are failing to learn as quickly as their slightly older classmates, ...

The Open 2015 leaderboard: Live scores from St Andrews, including Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Paul Lawrie

The 144th Open Championship resumes on day two at St Andrews with all eyes on Dustin Johnson who leads the way on -7 after a ...

Syria airstrikes: UK military pilots 'have taken part in action against Isis'

British pilots who are embedded within US and Canada-led coalition forces have taken part in airstrikes over Syria. The BBC reports that UK personnel have already ...

Syria airstrikes: British pilots 'have taken part in military action against Isis'

British pilots who are embedded within US and Canada-led coalition forces have taken part in airstrikes over Syria. The BBC reports that UK personnel have already ...

Debenhams partnership in peril as Mike Ashley 'does a Ratner'

Mike Ashley has launched a bizarre attack on Debenhams, calling the business “crap” even though he presides over a partnership between the department store group ...

Bank of England tells Barclays deputy chairman Sir Mike Rake to stay as 'counterweight' to interim boss John McFarlane

The Bank of England has demanded that Barclays deputy chairman Sir Mike Rake delay his planned departure amid concerns that temporary boss John McFarlane will ...

Non-food chief quits unexpectedly at Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer is in turmoil as the highly respected chief of its struggling non-food division unexpectedly quit. John Dixon had been tipped for the top ...

Openreach could go its own way, Ofcom tells BT

BT could be forced to break itself up and spin off the business that sells wholesale network services to its competitors, the telecoms regulator has ...

In and out and round the houses: a very British club awaits its latest incarnation

Cambridge House in Piccadilly, the former home of the “In and Out Club”, is set to host another watering hole after an application was lodged ...

Tata Steel points finger at energy taxes as it cuts 720 jobs

Tata Steel blamed green taxes and cheap imports as it announced 720 job cuts at its speciality steel business in the UK. Most of the cuts ...

Market Report: Berenberg says Shire Pharmaceuticals is worthy of investors' attention

Forget AbbVie, Shire Pharmaceuticals is now a proper business in its own right. So say analysts at Berenberg, who suggest the company’s rare disease drug ...

The state is selling shares in clean energy but fog has enveloped the fees

Sometimes, democratic government forgets itself. The men and women operating the machinery of the executive need reminding that the state is more powerful than any ...

The US could raise rates in September. So will we be in for another recession?

The big thing we have learnt from Janet Yellen, chair of the US Federal Reserve Board, from her testimony to Congress here in Washington this ...

How the large increase in Scottish MPs has triggered a change in the House of Commons' voting system

Scottish MPs are causing a stir in the House of Commons, after an increase in the number of member surnames beginning with ‘Mc’ triggered a ...

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What a washout! Heavy rain forces play to be suspended in The Open at St Andrews after lightning and 50mph winds hit Britain... and there's more on the way

Conditions halt play before first group had even finished first hole on second day of championship in FifeDownpour saw torrent of water gushing down ...

Findon road rage motorist who stabbed man after car crash hunted by police

It happened on the A24 at Findon, West Sussex, at about 8.30pm, last nightSuspect got out of car in front and knifed driver in other ...

Heathrow Airport in chaos after self-service machines 'run out of paper' creating delays

Furious holiday goers complained of long queues at Heathrow's Terminal 2Passengers claimed 'chaos' due to self-service machines running out of paperHappened as 3,000 people descended on ...

Son of NHS doctor from Middlesbrough helped to recruit up to 18 fellow medical students to join Isis 

Mohammed Fakhri Al-Khabass' father ran a GP practice on Teesside25-year-old grew up in Middlesbrough but went to university in SudanHe then radicalised other ...

Pictured: The tattered party dress, dirty shorts and ripped t-shirt found next to a child's body and a battered suitcase by the side of a road

Police release images of suitcase and clothes found with dead childA girl's black dress, undergarments, and a girl's shoe were picturedGender of the child still ...

Russian-backed rebels rifle through MH17 victims' belongings in video

Shocking footage shows Russian-backed rebels rifle through belongingsThey initially believed they had shot down a Ukrainian fighter jet Donetsk People's Republic and Kremlin have always denied responsibility 298 passengers and crew ...

Mayor says children must be kept inside between 2pm and 5pm and tells town to be quiet as it becomes the first in Spain to have an official afternoon nap time 

Joan Faus Vitoria, mayor of Ador in Valencia, has brought in official siestasFor three hours every day, locals are able to return home and go to ...

Britain's public schools have 'average teaching and are too soft', Arnold Holle says

Arnold Holle urged Germans not to send children to UK public schoolsInvestment banker spent 'seven-figure' sending all four of his childrenBut said pupils learn same ...

Metropolitan Police’s Paul Cahill collapses on way to court for drugs charges

Chief Inspector Paul Cahill allegedly found slumped over wheel of his carOfficers searching vehicle found MDMA, mephedrone and controlled sedativeCahill was on way to court to ...

Prince Harry's critics fear Africa trip will turn into a publicity stunt 

Prince Harry is at front line of a war against the illegal trade in rhino horn Royal is raising awareness of a deaths of thousands of ...