Megan Temple-Edwards

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George Soros says EU may not survive crisis 'tragedy'

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Europe

Glastonbury Festival 10-year licence granted

<b>Glastonbury Festival has been granted a new 10-year licence.</b><p>Mendip District Council said the decision was made without the need for it to be "subjected to scrutiny in a public hearing".<p>There was no opposition to the licence, which will run up to 2024 and will allow for more staff on site.<p>Dolly …

Festivals

My fight to become a woman priest in Church of England

In March 1994, Angela Berners-Wilson was the first woman to be ordained as a priest in the Church of England.<p>She was one of 32 women ordained that day and recalls her long fight to become a priest.<p>Witness <i>is a World Service radio programme of the stories of our times told by the people who were</i> …

E.On UK profits rise on 2013 cold snap

<b>E.On UK, one of the "big six" energy firms, saw a 26% rise in profits in 2013 after a cold snap at the beginning of the year.</b><p>Profits increased to £296m in 2013 from £235m in 2012, after an effort to control costs, the company said.<p>Sales turnover increased from £7.6bn to £8bn in 2013 and investment …

Weather

Dark trade: Investors run risks with China's 'shadow banks'

As Chinese leaders meet in Beijing for the the annual National People's Congress, one of the issues they will address is the country's mounting debt.<p>It has grown rapidly since the financial crisis, with a lot of money owed to unregulated "shadow banks."<p>The BBC's Linda Yueh reports.

China

Chaori Solar in landmark Chinese bond default

<b>Solar panel maker Shanghai Chaori Solar Energy Science & Technology has defaulted on interest payments owed on its bond, say media reports quoting the firm.</b><p>It is the first Chinese firm ever to default on its onshore corporate bonds.<p>On Tuesday, the firm warned it would be unable to make a 89.8 …

China

Tommy Healy missing in Inverness traced

<b>A 12-year-old boy who had last been seen in Inverness on Saturday, has been traced by police.</b><p>An appeal was made after Tommy Healy went missing from the Merkinch area of the city.<p>A Police Scotland spokesman said he had been traced and was "safe and well".

Man's death in Kilmarnock river treated as unexplained

<b>The death of a man found in a river in Kilmarnock is being treated as unexplained.</b><p>The body was pulled from the Kilmarnock Water and taken to Crosshouse Hospital on Saturday.<p>Officers had sealed off the area and set up diversions after the discovery at about 11:50.<p>A spokesman for Police Scotland …

Minister quits and Clegg talks drugs - the papers

<b>The resignation of immigration minister Mark Harper after his cleaner was found to be working in Britain illegally leads several of Sunday's newspapers.</b><p>Elsewhere, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg tells the Observer he wants to break "tradition" of serving politicians steering clear of the drugs …

Scottish independence: 'Economy matters most' to voters

<b>The economy is the issue that matters most to voters taking part in the independence referendum, a poll carried out for the BBC has suggested.</b><p>The results of the poll feature in a documentary, Scotland's Top Ten Battlegrounds, which is being shown on Tuesday.<p>A sample of 1,008 adults, aged 16 and …

Scotland

New Health and Work Service to get long-term sick back to work

<b>People off sick for more than four weeks are to be offered advice to get them back to work more quickly under a scheme being set up by the government.</b><p>The Health and Work Service, which will cover England, Wales and Scotland, will offer non-compulsory medical assessments and treatment plans.<p>It will …

Mikaeel Kular: Boy's mother arrested and charged over death

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The evolution of the middle class

<b>The British middle class is facing a crisis of confidence, says Labour's leader. But in a nation famously fixated on social stratifications, what does the term actually mean?</b><p>Once upon a time it was signalled by having servants and owning a piano. Today it might mean driving a Volvo, shopping at …

Income Inequality

UKIP suspends councillor who blamed flooding on gay marriage

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United Kingdom

Mikaeel Kular: Two men arrested over racist online comments

<b>Two men have been arrested after racist comments about the disappearance of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular were posted on Twitter and Facebook.</b><p>Police said the men, aged 19 and 26, had been arrested, questioned and released on bail.<p>The tweets were brought to the attention of Police Scotland by members …

NI abuse inquiry: Two Catholic orders apologise

<b>Two religious orders in the Catholic Church have apologised for the abuse suffered by children in their residential homes.</b><p>The comments were made on the second day of the inquiry into historical abuse in 13 Northern Ireland care homes and borstals between 1922 and 1995.<p>Lawyers for De La Salle …

Coronation Street's William Roache 'attacked girl in toilet'

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Afghan girl ‘forced to wear suicide bomb vest’

Afghan soldiers spotted the girl, known as Spozhmay, wearing a suicide jacket in southern Helmand province.<p>But there are conflicting reports about …

Extremism

Extreme weather, pay rises and Nick Clegg's happy birthday in the papers

<b>While North America freezes and much of Europe is both battered by winds and soaked by flooding, the extreme conditions are at least providing good sport for photographers.</b><p>'Services to the Crown'There is much focus on hairdressers, in light of David Cameron's barber being made an MBE. The …

Hamzah Khan: Social workers had 'limited involvement'

<b>Concerns about the family of a boy who starved to death were not strong enough to "trigger" an investigation, a social work expert has said.</b><p>Prof Nick Frost said social workers had "limited involvement" in Hamzah Khan's case.<p>Hamzah's body was found in his Bradford home in 2011, almost two years …

Child-on-child abuse shocking, children's commissioner report says

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Let's talk about sex...

The national sex survey is carried out every decade<p><b>When public health chief Prof John Ashton recently suggested the age of consent should be reduced to 15, he was quickly slapped down.</b><p>Downing Street issued an immediate rebuttal of the idea and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and Labour MPs soon …

Lostprophets' Ian Watkins guilty of child sex offences

Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins accepted he was a 'determined and committed paedophile'<p><b>Ian Watkins, singer of Welsh rock band Lostprophets, has pleaded guilty to a series of "depraved" child sex offences including attempted rape of a baby.</b><p>He had previously "furiously denied" the allegations.<p>The …

US B-52 bombers challenge disputed China air zone

<b>The US has flown two B-52 bombers over disputed islands in the East China Sea in defiance of new Chinese air defence rules, officials say.</b><p>China set up its "air defence identification zone" on Saturday insisting that aircraft obey its rules or face "emergency defensive measures".<p>A Pentagon spokesman …

China

Police officer jailed for sexual assault on two domestic violence victims

South Wales policeman Jeffrey Howard Davies gets three years for what judge calls 'gross betrayal of your position'<p>A police detective who sexually assaulted two victims of domestic violence has been jailed for three years.<p>Jeffrey Davies, a family liaison officer with South Wales police, pushed one …

Associated Press News

EDL Tower Hamlets march: 300 arrested

Police used batons and kettled some protesters as they tried to contain violent clashes between English Defence League (EDL) members and those …

Extremism

24-hour study people? Why I take Ritalin

Gemma*, 26, works in the City of London, where stakes are high and hours are long.<p>She is also coming to the end of her part-time masters. And …

Medicine