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Ukip 'set for big by-election win'
Ukip leader Nigel Farage, centre, and new Ukip MP Douglas Carswell, right, join candidate Mark Reckless on the campaign trail for the upcoming Rochester and Strood by-election

Ukip 'set for big by-election win'

Ukip is on course for a resounding victory in the Rochester and Strood by-election with a new poll putting the party 13 points ahead.

World news

Soldier dies after Ottawa shootings

Soldier dies after Ottawa shootings

A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot dead today, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said.

Sport news

Classy Real rout Reds

Classy Real rout Reds

Real Madrid showed exactly why they are European champions and how far Liverpool have fallen down the pecking order with a 3-0 victory in a display which oozed class at Anfield.

Business news

Co-op problems 'spotted too late'

Co-op problems 'spotted too late'

The UK blew a chance to create a major new player in the banking industry because a black-hole in the Co-op Bank's finances was not spotted by regulators and its auditor until it was too late, MPs said today.

Technology news

Apple issues iCloud security alert

Apple issues iCloud security alert

Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a determined effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the service in China.

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Fired Apprentice 'would have quit'

Fired Apprentice 'would have quit'

Fired Apprentice candidate Lindsay Booth has confessed that since leaving the show she does not work as hard because she wants to "have a life".

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