Treasury watchdog forecasts 'eye-wateringly' tight cuts to public spending over the next five years
Campaigners say the law is discriminatory but PM says lifting the ban would 'undermine the sanctity of marriage'
Scottish Ukip MEP says the message will 'backfire' and make people 'more determined to vote for Ukip'
Genetic analysis raises questions about legitimacy of Henry VIII and other famous English royals
Chancellor George Osborne delivers Autumn Statement against backdrop of high deficit
Discovery reveals 'monumental scale' of building work taking place in the early 12th century
Only a freezing December can stop 2014 ending up the hottest year since records began in 1772
Helen Mirren and Ringo Starr are among the celebrities supporting the 'day of giving' campaign
DNA screening devices that profile health risks are banned in the US – but now legal in the UK
Cartoon depicting Nigel Farage running down political rivals first appeared in the Daily Telegraph
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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