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CCTV of robbers' brazen shop raid

CCTV of one of the suspects during a robbery at an internet cafe and money exchange in Tottenham High Road, north London. (PA/Met Police)

Dramatic CCTV footage of brazen robbers who forced a shop assistant to empty a safe before tying her up has been released by police.

Ireland warned over Apple tax deal

The European Commission has told the Irish Government it has doubts over its tax arrangements regarding Apple

Ireland was warned more than three months ago that it may have broken European rules on state aid in two tax deals it struck with tech giant Apple.

Police face teacher images probe

A deputy headteacher was found dead after police began investigations into allegations over indecent images

An investigation has been launched into why it took police nine months to act over concerns about a deputy headteacher suspected of covertly taking indecent images of children.

Former Johnson aide joins Ukip

Richard Barnes is joining Ukip

The Tories suffered another defection embarrassment today when Boris Johnson's former right hand man at City Hall announced he is joining Ukip.

Economy 'bigger than early 2008'

The economy is growing faster than estimated, according to new figures

The UK economy is now 2.7% bigger than at its pre-recession peak and also grew more strongly in the second quarter of the year than thought, official figures showed.

PM's 'concern' at Hong Kong events

Student democracy protesters rest next to a defaced cut-out of Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying near the government HQ (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Prime Minister David Cameron has said he is "deeply concerned" about events in Hong Kong, where Chinese riot police have used tear gas and batons against pro-democracy protesters.

Cameron vow on all-week GP access

Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor  Boris Johnson walk through the ICC in Birmingham on their way to an event during the Conservative Party conference

David Cameron has promised "many more" family doctors after the general election in order to deliver a pledge of extended-hours access to a GP seven days a week for every NHS patient in England.

Wi-Fi spot's 'Herod' deal revealed

Wi-Fi users had unwittingly signed up to "ridiculous" terms and conditions, the study found

Six Londoners unwittingly agreed to give up their eldest child as part of an experiment into public internet services, according to a report.

House prices fell back this month

House prices have fallen back from a record high with the first month-on-month decrease in more than a year in September, according to the Nationwide.

House prices fell back from a record high in September with the first month-on-month decrease in more than a year, building society Nationwide has reported.

September to be 'driest on record'

People sunbathed on Tynemouth beach as September enjoyed temperatures touching 25C

This is set to be the driest September across the UK since records began in 1910, with exceptionally low rainfall for many parts of the country, the Met Office said.

'Gate warning' officer at inquest

The scene at Hillsborough on the day of the tragedy

A senior police officer who asked for exit gates to be opened at the fateful 1989 FA Cup semi-final at Hillsborough will give evidence today at the inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool supporters.

World wildlife 'halved in 40 years'

Examples cited in a WWF report of wildlife that is suffering serious population decline includes elephants in Africa

Wildlife populations around the world have more than halved in just four decades in the face of unsustainable human consumption, a report has warned.