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Shadow chancellor Ed Balls gives a speech on Labour's manifesto commitment not to raise VAT during the next parliament at the IET Birmingham on Tuesday

Morning news headlines: Labour's tax battle; Internet terror warning; binge drinking cost

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Bets are on for the royal baby's name

Alice, Charlotte, Victoria, Arthur, Henry and James are amongst the favorite names for punters

Alps plane crash: Andreas Lubitz's girlfriend pregnant

Authorities have revealed that he hid from his employers a sick note declaring him unfit to work on the day of the disaster

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Shadow chancellor Ed Balls gives a speech on Labour's manifesto commitment not to raise VAT during the next parliament at the IET Birmingham on Tuesday

Morning news headlines: Labour's tax battle; Internet terror warning; binge drinking cost

The latest news from around the world

Bets are on for the royal baby's name

Alice, Charlotte, Victoria, Arthur, Henry and James are amongst the favorite names for punters

Alps plane crash: Andreas Lubitz's girlfriend pregnant

Authorities have revealed that he hid from his employers a sick note declaring him unfit to work on the day of the disaster

Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10

Morning news headlines: General election campaign officially gets underway; false claim warning; kids 'overweight'

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Alps plane crash: Germanwings and Lufthansa facing questions over the mental state of co-pilot

Andreas Lubitz had reportedly been battling mental health and had taken a long break in his pilot training

Alps plane crash: UK airlines to review policies of cockpit manning levels

UK's Civil Aviation Authority have asked all UK airlines to review their cockpit manning levels following the Alps plane crash

Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle for Number 10

Morning news headlines: David Cameron boosted by TV debate 'win', Germanwings killer co-pilot 'had depression'

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Royal succession gets radical shake-up

A radical shake-up of the rules of royal succession has now come into force, removing male bias

Alps plane crash: Co-pilot deliberately crashed plane

Andreas Lubitz put the plane into a descent after locking the captain out of the cockpit

Jeremy Clarkson could face possible police action over attack

Clarkson's attack on BBC Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon, left him leading hospital treatment

Alps plane crash: One of the pilots may have been locked out of the cockpit claim aviation experts

The ongoing investigation into the Airbus A320 crash has revealed a pilot can be heard leaving the cockpit before trying to get back in

Malik quitting One Direction makes Harry Styles cry

Group are to continue as a four-piece for the remainder of the tour and look set to record their fifth album later this year

Anti-ISIS protesters in Liverpool

Morning news headlines: ISIS hearts and minds warning; Malik quits 1D; Clarkson police investigation

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Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson sacked by BBC: read the statement in full

Decision taken with "great regret", says director-general, after controversial producer involved in 'fracas' with Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon

Food banks: Labour accuses the Government of ignoring the growing need for food banks

The numbers of people using food banks has increased from 41,000 in 2009/10 to 913,000 in 2013/14

Top Gear: Jeremy Clarkson being replaced by Chris Evans is "Nonsense"

At present no decision has been made on the future of suspended Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson

Morning news headlines: Clarkson on verge of sack say reports; Labour youth pledge; HS2 doubts

The latest updates from around the globe

Alps plane crash: Plane made 8-minute descent before crashing into French Alps

All 150 passengers, including two babies, are thought to have died when the Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed near Digne, France

Radio presenter DJ Neil Fox charged with nine sex offences

Dr Fox denies he is guilty of the charges

Kitten loses tail but survives horrific attack

The young kitten had been swung by his tail, battered and had his back legs smashed

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