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Wage rises catch up with inflation

April 16, 2014 - 7:35am
After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.
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AUDIO: 'Walter White got me a prom date'

April 16, 2014 - 7:17am
Breaking Bad fan Stefan Montana explains how he got the show's star, Bryan Cranston, to help him secure a prom date.
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Cricket board asked to probe IPL

April 16, 2014 - 7:07am
India's Supreme Court court asks the cricket board to investigate the role of a top cricket official and 12 others in spot-fixing and illegal betting in the Indian Premier League tournament.
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Remittance fees 'hurt Africans'

April 16, 2014 - 7:02am
Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says.
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Venezuela rejects protest amnesty

April 16, 2014 - 6:17am
The Venezuelan government says it will not grant jailed opposition leaders an amnesty at talks aimed at ending anti-government protests.
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VIDEO: The risks to journalists in Pakistan

April 16, 2014 - 6:01am
Pakistan remains one of the most dangerous countries for journalists, ranking tenth in an Impunity Index. Syria has joined the list of countries where the murder of a journalist is most likely to go unpunished.
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Beard trend 'guided by evolution'

April 16, 2014 - 5:56am
The boom and bust of men's beard fashions may mirror Darwinian selection, scientists say.
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Saudi intelligence chief removed

April 16, 2014 - 5:12am
Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, has been removed from his post "at his own request", state media report.
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Angela Lansbury 'proud' to be a Dame

April 16, 2014 - 5:06am
Murder, She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury says she is "very proud" to be honoured by the Queen in the country of her birth.
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VIDEO: China's hard-hit steel industry

April 16, 2014 - 5:06am
China's economy grew 7.4% in the first three months of the year - slightly better than expected, but below the government's target.
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Man City players 'best paid in sport'

April 16, 2014 - 4:57am
Premier League players at Manchester City are the best paid in global sport, according to a new study.
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VIDEO: 'Complacency' left Camp Bastion vulnerable

April 16, 2014 - 4:29am
British commanders must "bear a degree of responsibility" for the failure to prevent a Taliban raid in Afghanistan in 2012 that left two US marines dead, a group of MPs has said.
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William praises Australia on visit

April 16, 2014 - 4:15am
The Duke of Cambridge brands Australia a "beacon of confidence" as he and his family begin the next leg of their Antipodean tour.
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Credit Suisse rebuffs forex probe

April 16, 2014 - 3:51am
Swiss bank Credit Suisse has found nothing "materially untoward" in how it trades foreign currencies, finance officer David Mathers has said.
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Tesco announces 6% fall in profit

April 16, 2014 - 3:30am
UK supermarket giant Tesco announces a 6% fall in annual group trading profit to £3.3bn, the second year that profits have fallen.
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Mini-sub continues search for plane

April 16, 2014 - 3:18am
A robotic submarine continues its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on the seabed of the southern Indian Ocean.
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I will not quit - Sunderland boss Poyet

April 16, 2014 - 2:26am
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet dismisses rumours he is about to quit the Premier League strugglers.
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Australian NSW leader resigns

April 16, 2014 - 1:17am
New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell announces his resignation amid mounting evidence that he failed to declare a gift of $2,800 wine.
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China's 7.4% growth beats forecast

April 16, 2014 - 12:38am
China's economy expanded by 7.4% in the first quarter of the year, better than expected but down from 7.7% at the end of 2013.
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India's politicians aren't listening to women

April 16, 2014 - 12:31am
Why women have remained marginal in Indian politics
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