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Mothers will shun the House without extra help, warn MPs

Julie Kirkbride's decision to resign has set off warnings that women MPs with young children may find it increasingly difficult to juggle their professional and family lives.

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Predatory paedophile jailed indefinitely

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Anti-gay preachers banned from UK

Two American hate preachers have been banned from entering the UK where they planned to picket a play by a gay youth group, the Home Office said today.

Coming to Britain, church with a mission to demonise homosexuals

American sect plans first demonstration in UK over play about gay murder victim

Coming Soon: Obsessive love is in the air

The narcotic beauty of Die Tote Stadt (pictured) sets the tone for a season of music inspired by obsessive love. Opening 27 January at the Royal Opera House, London (020-7304 4000), Willy Decker's Salzburg Festival production of Korngold's opulently scored opera represents another chance for British audiences to assess the "Viennese Puccini", though they won't have to wait too long for the real one.

More Zavvi shops closed

Administrators for music, DVD and games retailer Zavvi closed another 18 UK stores with the loss of 353 jobs today.

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