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Tories 'will give NHS extra £8bn'
Jeremy Hunt said the Government would fully fund the plan drawn up by NHS England boss Simon Stevens

Tories 'will give NHS extra £8bn'

The Conservative Party will spend an extra £8 billion on the NHS if it wins the general election to fund a five year plan drawn up by its chief executive, Jeremy Hunt has promised.

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Nigerians defy election day killers

Nigerians defy election day killers

Boko Haram extremists have killed 41 people, including a politician, and scared hundreds from polling stations in the north east, but that did not stop millions voting across Nigeria in the most closely-contested presidential race in the nation's history.

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Australia claim World Cup success

Australia claim World Cup success

Australia captain Michael Clarke bowed out of one-day cricket in style as he claimed 74 runs in Australia's seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in the World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.

Business news

Ewing hails oil sector expertise

Ewing hails oil sector expertise

There are still "huge opportunities" in the oil and gas industry despite the "significant challenges" facing the sector, Scotland's energy minister has said.

Technology news

Apple chief to give away fortune

Apple chief to give away fortune

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has joined a list of tycoons promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers.

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Chef Blanc hails 'remarkable' Berry

Chef Blanc hails 'remarkable'...

Celebrity chef Raymond Blanc has hailed Mary Berry, saying the recent high-profile success the Great British Bake Off star has achieved is "remarkable".

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