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article 01 April 2015 UK
Murdered schoolgirl Millie Dowler (police handout)
Policeman who leaked Milly Dowler details to Sun jailed

Former Surrey Police constable Simon Quinn is jailed for 18 months after pleading guilty to misconduct in a public office.

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Ukip: Pupils 'brainwashed' by EU colouring-in books

Ukip says a proposed British referendum on membership of the European Union should not be extended to 16 and 17-year-olds because of heavily funded pro-EU "propaganda".

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'I'm on a zero hours contract - it's a nightmare'

"Pamela" cares for vulnerable people - she's done so for 25 years. For the last three-and-a-half, she's also been on a zero hours contract. This, in her words, is what it's like.

article 01 April 2015 UK
Children playing in the street (courtesy London Play)
What stops children playing in the streets these days?

Ukip leader Nigel Farage says he wants to return to a time when children played football in the streets in the evening. But what is stopping them playing there now?

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Over 100 business leaders declare Tory support

Some of the UK's top business chiefs write an open letter saying a Labour government would "threaten jobs", as Ed Miliband commits to regular worker contracts after 12 weeks.

article 31 March 2015 UK
George Osborne makes a pizza (Getty Images)
Labour scornful of Osborne's good news 'topping'

The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats claim credit for today's news of a 2.8 per cent rise in economic output. But Labour is dismissive, saying this is still the slowest recovery in 100 years.

article 31 March 2015 UK
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Plaid Cymru: can they emulate the SNP? - key questions

The national party for Wales has so far failed to spark a "Plaid surge" to mimic its nationalist counterparts, the Scottish National Party - so is Election 2015 the moment Plaid Cymru comes of age?

article 31 March 2015 UK
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Labour's immigration mug: changing Britain for the better?

Ed Balls insists that he will buy a Labour immigration mug, despite attacks from within the party over its "shameful" message promising controls and restrictions.

article 31 March 2015 UK
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E-cigarettes: why are young people vaping?

One in five teenagers has used e-cigarettes, a large-scale study finds. So what makes them so appealing to young people?