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One winner has scooped the £32.5 million National Lottery jackpot

One winner scoops £32.5 million Lotto jackpot

Hannah Bagshawe and Eddie Redmayne arriving at the Lancme British Academy Film Awards Nominees Party

Eddie Redmayne cuts a dash at Kensington Palace ahead of Sunday's Baftas

Love may be in the air - but so is snow and ice

Weather may freeze the ardour of Valentine's Day lovers

Police at the scene of the death of Caroline Andrews

Man in court charged with murder of his schoolteacher wife

Another arrest has been made over the murder of Akhtar Javeed

Man arrested over murder of Birmingham businessman Akhtar Javeed

Jamie Oliver says raising the prices of sugar-laden fizzy drinks and snacks is the best way to cut consumption

Government set to stop short of imposing 'sugar tax'

Ash Carter says the nuclear deterrent is an "important part of the deterrent structure of Nato" (AP)

UK needs Trident to maintain 'outsized role on global stage', says US

The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit confirmed a 16-year-old boy had been arrested

Police arrest British teenager 'suspected of hacking CIA boss's emails'

Mr Kerry has urged the UK to stay in the European Union

John Kerry urges UK to stay in 'united' EU

The epic walk will start at Durdle Door

Mother to start coastal walk around Britain to honour memory of late daughter, 5

David Chadwick was wanted by Dorset Police (Dorset Police/PA)

Fugitive paedophile David Chadwick surrenders to police

Lottie and her dog Marley confronted a thief

Praise for homeless woman and dog who challenged beauty shop thief

Sacha Baron Cohen admits he has had to tone down his act since becoming a father

TV audience shocked at clip for new Sacha Baron Cohen film Grimsby

Someone has come forward to claim a 24 million pounds EuroMillions jackpot which was won by a UK ticket-holder on Friday

£24 million EuroMillions jackpot claimed by UK player

Police arrested a man on the M60 motorway

Man held as tributes paid to woman found dead at her home

Police believe they know the woman's identity

Bid to locate woman 'abducted from street' by gang of men

The suspects are wanted for crimes including murder, attempted murder, rape and sex offences

Police forces 'refuse to name wanted suspects'

The Independent will go online on March 26

Independent editor: Many of our journalists will continue writing for website

Union leaders have called for more to be done to make LGBTI teachers feel welcome at schools

Plea for equality drive as 'many LGBTI teachers do not feel safe in schools'

Police have appealed for witnesses

Driver held after cyclist dies following collision with lorry

Robots could increasingly replace people in workplaces, a scientist said

Machines could make half of humans unemployed in 30 years - scientist

Beth Tweddle says she has started to feel better and has started walking by herself

Beth Tweddle back on her feet after neck operation for The Jump injury

Police at the scene in Belvidere Road

Girls recovering after being hit by a car outside Liverpool school

Ministers are considering a radical overhaul of youth custody

Use ex-soldiers to teach young offenders, says Government adviser

Caroline Andrews died in Benenden on February 3, Kent Police said

Man appears in court charged with murder of mother-of-four Caroline Andrews

CQC chairman Peter Wyman says social media comments could provide early intelligence of possible problems

Health watchdog to check care complaints on social media sites

The camp's legal centre has filed eight complaints of police brutality and five against civilian militia at The Jungle

Police and 'armed militias' attack migrants at The Jungle camp, says UK charity

Natalie Cassidy is best known for her role as Sonia Jackson in BBC soap EastEnders

Natalie Cassidy expecting second child

Big chains should be forced to spell out the calorie content of food, the LGA said

Chains 'should have to display calorie content of food and drink'

Eating breakfast did not make obese individuals lose weight but did result in more physical activity in the morning, the study found

Breakfast 'makes obese people more active'

The Bank of England has cut its growth forecasts

Modest oil price changes expected to push inflation upwards

The helpline is aimed at staff in any sector who are afraid to raise concerns about the way their organisation is dealing with child abuse cases

Whistleblowing helpline on child protection failures due to go live

A union said school support workers are being asked to work extra hours and to take classes, for little extra pay

'Unacceptable' that school support staff work extra hours for little more money

Social media comments about the junior doctors dispute have made any resolution more difficult, the Government's chief negotiator has said

Social media backlash 'huge impediment' to doctors dispute talks

The BBC said it reported 20 images to Facebook

Facebook's 'zero tolerance to child exploitation' despite claims over images

The Independent newspaper is to become digital only from the end of March

Closure of Independent print titles 'puts 75 jobs at risk'

Former rugby player Ben Cohen has joined The Jump

Ben Cohen joins The Jump to bolster injury-hit line-up on winter sports show

The suspects are wanted for crimes including murder, attempted murder, rape and sex offences

Police forces 'refuse to name wanted suspects'

Police at the scene on Belvidere Road in Liverpool

Eight girls recovering after being hit by a car outside Liverpool school

The BBC said it reported 20 images to Facebook

Facebook's 'zero tolerance to child exploitation' despite claims over images

Serial killer Levi Bellfield

Levi Bellfield 'denies confessing to abducting and killing Milly Dowler'

Rolf Harris is to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault

Rolf Harris faces seven more indecent assault charges

Taxpayers' money has been used to lay on a range of dinners, lunches and receptions for colleagues of John Bercow

Speaker splashed out tens of thousands on dinners, lunches and receptions

David Cameron is preparing for next week's crunch talks in Brussels

David Cameron puts security at heart of his case for Britain staying in EU

Latest politics news

World powers work to craft Syria ceasefire

It is thought the compound could have the same effect on Alzheimer's as statins on heart disease

'Neurostatin' could help guard against Alzheimer's

Adam Johnson pleaded guilty to grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl

Adam Johnson 'had sexual encounter with 15-year-old girl who idolised him'

Ant and Dec will front the show in the grounds of Windsor Castle in May

Queen asked for us to host 90th birthday show, say Ant and Dec

Scientists believe 'minibrains' will show more reliable results in drug tests than mice or rats

'Minibrains' breakthrough in neuro-research

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