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Home health checks plan for elderly
Labour says its new safety checks would help older people keep out of hospital

Home health checks plan for elderly

Vulnerable elderly people in England could be offered safety checks to identify health risks in their homes, under a Labour plan to cut the cost of unnecessary admissions to hospitals.

World news

Tsipras sworn in as new Greek PM

Tsipras sworn in as new Greek PM

Radical left leader Alexis Tsipras has been sworn in as Greece's new prime minister, becoming the youngest man to hold the post in 150 years.

Sport news

Lawn targets continued cup run

Lawn targets continued cup run

Bradford co-chairman Mark Lawn is backing his FA Cup heroes to beat either Sunderland or Fulham in the competition's fifth round.

Business news

Apple set to beat expectations

Apple set to beat expectations

Apple will exceed expectations when it announces its quarterly results for the final three months of 2014 today, according to industry analysts.

Technology news

WikiLeaks anger over Google warrant

WikiLeaks anger over Google warrant

Technology giant Google has revealed it handed over information on three WikiLeaks staff members to the US government, but kept it secret for nearly three years.

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Foy 'emotional' over death scene

Foy 'emotional' over death scene

Wolf Hall star Claire Foy has told how - unlike her alter-ego Anne Boleyn - she had to work hard to hold her emotions in check while filming her character's death scene.

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