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12:54 pm (3 hours ago)
South Korean officials say a rescue operation at the capsized ferry may take two months, as divers battle strong currents to reach the missing.
10:41 am (5 hours ago)
Ukraine suspends operations against pro-Russian militants occupying government offices in the east over Easter, but the stand-off remains.
2:08 pm (an hour ago)
Police in Northern Ireland arrest a 26-year-old man over the murder of former dissident republican leader Tommy Crossan.
1:15 pm (3 hours ago)
A family is left with nowhere to run when their car catches fire - in the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.
3:42 pm (17 minutes ago)
The NUT conference is to hear calls for a campaign of industrial action and classroom walk-outs over pay and workload.
10:59 am (5 hours ago)
A seven-year-old boy who was badly burnt in an incident in Aberdeen is in a "critical" condition in hospital, police reveal.
8:50 am (7 hours ago)
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.
12:19 pm (4 hours ago)
Four French journalists held captive in Syria for months have been freed and are in "good health", says President Francois Hollande.
8:37 am (7 hours ago)
The search area for the missing Malaysian plane has narrowed and will be at "a critical juncture" in the next two days, says the transport minister.
8:48 am (7 hours ago)
The search resumes for three missing local guides after an avalanche kills 13 Sherpas on the slopes of Mount Everest.
1:07 pm (3 hours ago)
Former BBC presenter Derek Cooper, who founded Radio 4's The Food Programme and presented a number of other shows, dies, aged 88.
1:52 pm (2 hours ago)
Manchester rapper MC Tunes' second album is to get its public debut, 23 years after it was due to be heard.
2:25 pm (an hour ago)
A Devon farm which features in Michael Morpurgo's book War Horse opens a museum dedicated to the story.
11:57 am (4 hours ago)
Lancashire coach Peter Moores will lead England for a second time, succeeding Andy Flower who resigned in January.
8:05 am (8 hours ago)
Lewis Hamilton takes his third pole position in four races with a stunning performance in qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Yesterday 6:53 pm (21 hours ago)
Man Utd boss David Moyes will not get a warm welcome back at Everton, whose fans have fallen under Roberto Martinez's spell, writes Phil McNulty
3:19 pm (39 minutes ago)
Fulham's Premier League survival hopes are dealt a blow by a 3-1 defeat at Tottenham that leaves them two points from safety.
1:49 pm (2 hours ago)
Ronnie O'Sullivan makes two century breaks on his way to a 6-2 lead against Robin Hull on day one at the Crucible.
9:35 am (6 hours ago)
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
Yesterday, 12:16 pm
Almost half of Britons believe the UK will become a nation of renters within a generation, research suggests.
Yesterday 6:17 pm (22 hours ago)
David Axelrod, the strategist who masterminded Barack Obama's presidential victories, will be a key adviser on Ed Miliband's 2015 general election campaign, the Labour Party says.
1:59 pm (an hour ago)
Tristram Hunt, Labour's shadow education secretary, has warned against religious extremism in schools.
Yesterday, 1:03 pm
Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.
Thursday, 12:37 pm
A man who suffered with chronic hand pain chopped the limb off so people "would listen."
2:33 pm (an hour ago)
Labour's Tristram Hunt has told teachers in Birmingham that there is no place for "cultural or gender segregation" in schools.
Tuesday, 7:43 pm
An inquiry into allegations of a hard-line Islamist plot to take over 25 Birmingham schools is to be lead by the Met's former national head of counter terrorism, it has been announced.
Thursday, 2:20 pm
In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.
Wednesday, 11:58 pm
A Japanese researcher shows off glasses that display computer-generated eyes, which express emotions to save their wearer the effort.
Yesterday, 2:54 am
Ancient grasses from the Pampas of Argentina were preserved when asteroids struck the area, scientists report.
Tuesday, 11:15 am
People in the Americas have been treated to a rare "blood moon" lunar eclipse. Jonathan Amos explains the science behind the colour change.
Yesterday 4:49 pm (23 hours ago)
Pop star Prince signs a major deal with Warner Bros Records, the label he famously fell out with nearly 20 years ago.
Yesterday 6:54 pm (21 hours ago)
Film critic Anna Smith reviews the week's new film releases, including comedy The Love Punch, character driven drama, Locke, and We Are The Best!, a witty drama about a punk band in the 1980s.
2:34 am (13 hours ago)
On International Circus Day, author Jeremy Clay recounts the tale of an escaped lion and a spa stay that proved rather less than stress-free.
2:17 am (14 hours ago)
Rhea birds can be extremely dangerous, and more nuggets from the week's news.
5:57 am (10 hours ago)
The Daily Express says people are releasing equity from homes to "top up" their pensions, while other papers are concerned about state intrusion into privacy.
12:06 pm (4 hours ago)
Nine council bosses fly to the US to research theme parks in Florida at the cost of £15,441.
3:15 pm (44 minutes ago)
Plans for further oil and gas exploration at Balcombe are recommended for approval by West Sussex county councillors.
1:43 pm (2 hours ago)
Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 46-year-old woman after her body is found in a flat.
11:33 am (4 hours ago)
An 87-year-old man who fell off a pier into the sea as he rode his mobility scooter has died.
11:04 am (5 hours ago)
Richard Brown, a 44-year-old motorcyclist, has died after his vehicle was involved in a collision with a tractor in Fivemiletown.
1:36 pm (2 hours ago)
Two cars and two homes are damaged in an early morning arson attack in Banbridge, County Down.
3:46 pm (12 minutes ago)
Two men are seriously injured in a crash involving a motorcycle and a truck towing a boat in Ceredigion, says the fire service.
1:13 pm (3 hours ago)
The family of a disabled man who died after a routine operation are told they can finally have an inquest, a year after his death.
3:12 pm (47 minutes ago)
The headmistress of a school in Nigeria calls on the government to do more to save teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants.
3:22 pm (37 minutes ago)
Egyptian left-winger Hamdeen Sabahi submits his official bid to run for president, the only challenger so far to ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Yesterday, 11:37 am
An Islamic seminary for women in Pakistan's capital renames its library after Osama Bin Laden, the slain al-Qaeda leader.
Yesterday, 3:32 pm
Japan says it will catch fewer whales in the Pacific this year after a court banned its whaling off Antarctica.
Yesterday 11:55 pm (16 hours ago)
Pope Francis highlights the plight of the poor, elderly and abandoned during the Way of the Cross procession in Rome to mark Good Friday.
Yesterday, 1:51 pm
A close aide to French President Francois Hollande resigns following allegations he had a conflict of interest in a previous post.
Yesterday, 3:16 pm
Presidents and fellow writers pay tribute to Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez ,who has died in Mexico aged 87.
2:44 am (13 hours ago)
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits states in south and west Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital, but there are no reports of casualties or damage.
10:33 am (5 hours ago)
An air strike kills at least 13 suspected al-Qaeda militants in central Yemen, with some reports saying three civilians also died.
3:32 pm (27 minutes ago)
Two people killed and a third severely wounded after the car they were travelling in exploded in a village near Manama.
Yesterday 9:20 pm (19 hours ago)
The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit.
Yesterday 9:19 pm (19 hours ago)
President Barack Obama signs into law a measure that would bar entry to any UN ambassador whom the US says has engaged in "terrorist activity".
Wednesday, 12:54 pm
News photos from past 24 hours: 16 April
Wednesday, 6:43 pm
Passenger ferry in South Korea capsizes
Wednesday, 9:27 am
Readers' photos on the theme of "South Africa"
Monday, 9:41 pm
Huge fire in the Chilean city of Valparaiso
Tuesday, 1:01 pm
News photos from past 24 hours: 15 April
Monday, 4:53 pm
Aftermath of a bomb blast in Abuja
Monday, 11:20 am
Duke and Duchess in New Zealand and Australia
Monday, 3:16 pm
News photos from past 24 hours: 14 April
Wednesday, April 9th, 12:55 pm
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
8:37 am (7 hours ago)
Posters and leaflets have appeared in Donetsk, Eastern Ukrainian, demanding Jews register, pay a new tax or leave, because of 'their support for the Kiev government'.
7:47 am (8 hours ago)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit an air base in Queensland on day four of their tour of Australia.
11:55 am (4 hours ago)
US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday.
2:43 am (13 hours ago)
A powerful earthquake has struck Mexico City, shaking buildings and causing widespread panic.
11:56 am (4 hours ago)
A seven-year-old boy who was badly burnt in Aberdeen is in a "critical" condition in hospital, as police appeal for help in finding out what happened.
Yesterday 10:53 pm (17 hours ago)
The Banksy painting which was controversially removed from a wall in Bristol has gone back on display.
8:44 am (7 hours ago)
The BBC's Irene Caselli reports that silicone buttock silicone injections are causing health issues in Venezuela
Yesterday 4:07 pm (24 hours ago)
Spanish golfer Pablo Larrazabal is attacked by hornets and forced into a lake to avoid the swarm at the Malaysian Open.
11:26 am (5 hours ago)
Fighter jets and screaming crowds for William and Kate
2:47 am (13 hours ago)
What's the story of John Lewis' 150 years of success?
12:01 am (16 hours ago)
The best news photographs from around the world
2:26 am (14 hours ago)
The airport that hosted a roll-call of presidents
2:29 am (13 hours ago)
The 8 tribes of people who keep buying records
12:26 am (16 hours ago)
The element that makes a familiar smell when mixed with urine
8:49 am (7 hours ago)
Should this bus station be mourned?
12:46 am (15 hours ago)
Portrait painter Susanne du Toit on being an artist
3:25 pm (34 minutes ago)
Anti-Semitic leaflets in Donetsk stir old fears

Appointments

August 2012

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited - New appointment

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited (NMJ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Hazel McInnes to the position of Commercial Account Handler at their Glossop office. Until recently she was a Corporate Broker at Doodson Broking Group at Hazel Grove, Stockport. Prior to that Hazel had a broking role at Riskworks International in Wilmslow and underwriting roles with NIG and Aviva in Manchester. Read More

August 2010

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited – New appointment

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited (“NMJ”) is delighted to announce that it has appointed Elisabeth (Libby) Murfin as Senior Insurance Advisor. Libby has many years of experience in the insurance industry having previously worked for NFU Mutual at their branches in Ashbourne and Matlock and will be based at NMJ’s Belper office where she joins the existing, very experienced team.Read More

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited – New appointment

NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited (“NMJ”) is delighted to announce that it has appointed Graham Elliott as Commercial Account Executive. Graham has many years of experience in the insurance industry having previously worked for Royal & Sun Alliance and NFU Mutual. He is ACII qualified and a Chartered Insurer. Graham will be based at NMJ’s Glossop office but will also have responsibility for supporting the team at the company’s branch in Belper and looking after some commercial clients at that office. Read More