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Ralph Fiennes holds the award for Empire Legend as he poses for photographers alongside Liam Neeson (AP)

Fiennes laughs off 'Legend' title

27 minutes ago - Ralph Fiennes has said he would "bat away" his newly acquired 'Legend' title, joking it is only for dead pe…

  • Clarkson Row: BBC Boss 'Sent Death Threats'
    Clarkson Row: BBC Boss 'Sent Death Threats' Sky News - 3 hours ago

    Police are investigating allegations of threats to kill BBC director general Tony Hall, reportedly linked to his decision to drop presenter Jeremy Clarkson from Top Gear. Lord Hall, 64, and his wife … More »

  • Meningitis B Vaccine Deal 'Will Save Lives'
    Meningitis B Vaccine Deal 'Will Save Lives' Sky News - 3 hours ago

    A potentially life-saving vaccine against meningitis B will soon be available to all babies in the UK after a long stand-off over the cost. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Britain would become the … More »

  • Miliband's Post-Show Bounce Sees Poll Lead
    Miliband's Post-Show Bounce Sees Poll Lead Sky News - 4 hours ago

    Labour has taken a four-point lead in the first major poll since the TV battle between Ed Miliband and David Cameron. The YouGov survey for the Sunday Times put Labour on 36%, ahead of the Tories on … More »

  • Grandparents of toddler traced
    Grandparents of toddler traced Press Association - 4 hours ago

    The grandparents of a toddler taken to hospital after she was found wandering alone in a town street have been traced, police said. … More »

  • Man Arrested Over Six-Year-Old Girl's Kidnap
    Man Arrested Over Six-Year-Old Girl's Kidnap Sky News - 4 hours ago

    The youngster was taken by a man, possibly in a large dark-coloured car, from Nairne Street in the Lancashire town at about 4pm on Thursday. She was dropped off three miles away in Whitefield … More »

  • Star couple reveal internet block
    Star couple reveal internet block Press Association - 5 hours ago

    Screen stars Damian Lewis and his wife Helen McCrory have revealed that they forbid their children from using computers during the week. … More »

  • Memorial honours Rigby 'sacrifice'
    Memorial honours Rigby 'sacrifice' Press Association - 6 hours ago

    A memorial to mark the "ultimate sacrifice" of murdered soldier Lee Rigby has been unveiled in his home town. … More »

  • Soap tackles motor neurone disease
    Soap tackles motor neurone disease Press Association - 7 hours ago

    Hollyoaks is to break new ground by revealing headteacher Patrick Blake is suffering from motor neurone disease. … More »

  • EU exit economic self-harm - Clegg
    EU exit economic self-harm - Clegg Press Association - 7 hours ago

    Leaving the European Union would be an act of economic "self harm", Nick Clegg has said. … More »

  • Experimental op targets anorexia
    Experimental op targets anorexia Press Association - 7 hours ago

    A British woman has had electrodes placed deep inside her brain in an experimental operation to help cure her of anorexia. … More »

  • Tories accuse Labour on borrowing
    Tories accuse Labour on borrowing Press Association - 8 hours ago

    Conservatives have accused Labour of "letting the cat out of the bag" on plans to increase state borrowing, after election campaign vice-chairwoman Lucy Powell said the party "may use some investment … More »

  • Lead Tunisia attack suspect killed
    Lead Tunisia attack suspect killed Press Association - 8 hours ago

    A leading suspect in the Tunisia museum attack in which 21 people died, including one British woman, has been killed in an anti-terrorist operation. … More »

  • Tory deal 'difficult' for Lib Dems
    Tory deal 'difficult' for Lib Dems Press Association - 8 hours ago

    A Liberal Democrat Cabinet minister has cast doubt on another coalition with the Conservatives as a senior figure from David Cameron's party admitted it would be "incredibly difficult" to win a … More »

  • Tory Grandee 'Puzzled' By Cameron's Two-Term Vow
    Tory Grandee 'Puzzled' By Cameron's Two-Term Vow Sky News - 8 hours ago

    Tory grandee Malcolm Rifkind says he is "puzzled" by David Cameron's declaration that he will only serve two terms as Prime Minister. Mr Cameron last week said he was standing for election to serve … More »

  • Stasey makes nude images statement
    Stasey makes nude images statement Press Association - 10 hours ago

    In an act of defiance against cyber hackers, one actress has taken matters into her own hands a posted nude photos of herself online. … More »

  • Cameron 'will give successor time'
    Cameron 'will give successor time' Press Association - 10 hours ago

    David Cameron will stand down as Conservative leader in time for a successor to be chosen ahead of the general election expected in 2020, Cabinet minister Iain Duncan Smith has said. … More »

  • Tories 'may not detail benefit cut'
    Tories 'may not detail benefit cut' Press Association - 10 hours ago

    Conservatives may not reveal details of how they plan to cut £12 billion from benefits before voters go to the polls on May 7, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has said. … More »

  • Man held over abduction of girl, 6
    Man held over abduction of girl, 6 Press Association - 11 hours ago

    A man has been arrested over the abduction of a six-year-old girl. … More »

  • Hackers target BA customer accounts
    Hackers target BA customer accounts Press Association - 11 hours ago

    Hackers have accessed tens of thousands of British Airways frequent flier accounts. … More »

  • Tories 'will give NHS extra £8bn'
    Tories 'will give NHS extra £8bn' Press Association - 11 hours ago

    The Conservative Party will spend an extra £8 billion on the NHS if it wins the general election to fund a five year plan drawn up by its chief executive, Jeremy Hunt has promised. … More »

  • Parents to be reported over games
    Parents to be reported over games Press Association - 13 hours ago

    Primary school headteachers have warned parents who allow their children to play video games such as Call Of Duty and Grand Theft Auto will be reported to police and social services for neglect. … More »

  • SNP vote 'needed to end austerity'
    SNP vote 'needed to end austerity' Press Association - 14 hours ago

    The SNP will "work like never before" to turn the party's current popularity in the opinion polls into MPs at Westminster, the party's deputy leader will pledge. … More »

  • Poll gives Labour four-point lead
    Poll gives Labour four-point lead Press Association - 14 hours ago

    Labour has opened up a four-point lead over the Conservatives as the parties head into the general election campaign, according to a new opinion poll. … More »

  • 'Shipman rush' warning after crash
    'Shipman rush' warning after crash Press Association - 14 hours ago

    Pilots with a history of depression should not be banned from flying commercial jets, according to a leading British psychiatrist, in a warning against a knee-jerk reaction to the French Alps air … More »

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  • One In Five Primary School Girls 'On A Diet'
    One In Five Primary School Girls 'On A Diet' Sky News - 15 hours ago

    New figures from the Government Equalities Office show that one in five primary school age girls say they have been on a diet, while 87% of girls aged 11-21 think that women are judged more on their … More »

  • Explicit IS Exhibition Branded 'Grotesque'
    Explicit IS Exhibition Branded 'Grotesque' Sky News - 15 hours ago

    A crime museum has opened with a graphic exhibition of the horrific crimes of the Islamic State terror group. The exhibition was installed this week in the private crime museum at the former jail at … More »

  • New pension freedoms set to come in
    New pension freedoms set to come in Press Association - 15 hours ago

    About half a million older savers will be handed radical new freedoms from next week as a "new pensions culture" dawns. … More »

  • Dando cops 'ignored threat letter'
    Dando cops 'ignored threat letter' Press Association - 15 hours ago

    A TV presenter who worked with Jill Dando has said the pair received similar kidnap and rape threats just weeks before the Crimewatch star was murdered. … More »

  • Meningitis vaccine programme for UK
    Meningitis vaccine programme for UK Press Association - 19 hours ago

    All babies in the UK will soon have a potentially life-saving vaccine against meningitis B under a landmark deal, the Health Secretary has announced. … More »