News Hundreds of schools were closed today, because of a teacher strike

Workers strike over increases to pension contributions and cuts to the size of payouts

Summer in the UK: Time to explore the North-west frontier

Take tea with a Russian and follow rhinos around a city. Simone Kane finds out what's new this season in Cheshire, Lancashire and Cumbria

Riley keeps Wolves in hunt for second spot

Warrington 36 Hull FC 18

Chester: Races, Romans and the River Dee

Make some history of your own with a visit to this captivating Cheshire city, says Lucy Gilmore

Cancer blow for twin sisters

Identical twin sisters have discovered they both have breast cancer - but only one of them will survive the disease.

Anderson excels with hat-trick as ruthless Wolves storm into final

Warrington 54 Catalans Dragons 12

Widow's crusade for families of murder victims

Baroness Newlove talks to Jerome Taylor about her bid to reform the judicial system

Wellens and Pryce will spearhead the resistance to Rhinos' charge

Some at Leeds might try to deny it, but this season's priority has always been the Challenge Cup.

Foster helps Saints keep Wolves at bay

Warrington 24 St Helens 26: Wing collects two tries and three goals to ensure that Warrington's long wait for a win over St Helens goes on

GP sexually assaulted patient, court told

A GP sexually assaulted a young woman during a consultation at the NHS walk-in centre where he worked, a court heard today.

Brown's late heroics help Batley snatch cup glory

Batley 25 Widnes 24

Westwood’s winner keeps Warrington in hunt

Wigan 16 Warrington 23

38 British sites compete for world heritage status

Areas from Lincoln to the Lake District and sites of beauty and historical interest are among nearly 40 places which will compete to become World Heritage sites, it was announced today.

Warrington brought to life by record-breaking Riley

Crusaders 10 Warrington 30

Officer ignored 999 calls when he was with lover

A high-response police driver ignored emergency calls while having sex at his lover's house, a court heard today.

Another 650 jobs go at Lloyds

Lloyds Banking Group said today that it would axe another 650 jobs and shut a site in Nottingham as part of a raft of changes.

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Syria civil war: Meet the military commander who says his soldiers will not rest until every inch of their war torn country is free of Islamist 'terrorists'

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Near the front lines with Islamist-controlled towns where Assad’s troops were besieged just last month, Robert Fisk meets a commander confidently preparing his soldiers for battle
Fifa corruption: Strip Qatar of the World Cup? Not likely

Strip Qatar of the World Cup? Not likely

But if a real smoking gun is found, that might change things, says Tom Peck
Twenty two years later Jurassic Park series faces questions over accuracy of the fictional dinosaurs in it

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Twenty two years on, Jurassic Park faces questions over accuracy
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The inside story of how Bill Clinton built a $2bn global foundation...

... and how it may undermine Hillary's chances in 2016
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Mother’s genes play key role in decision to start a family

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Rafa Benitez Real Madrid unveiling: New manager full of emotion at Bernabeu homecoming

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There were tears in the former Liverpool manager’s eyes as he was unveiled as Real Madrid coach. But the Spaniard knows he must make tough decisions if he is to succeed
England can win the Ashes – and Elvis Presley will present the urn

England can win the Ashes – and Elvis will present the urn

In their last five Test, they have lost two and drawn two and defeated an India side last summer who thought that turning up was competing, says Stephen Brenkley
Sepp Blatter resignation: The beginning of Fifa's long road to reform?

Does Blatter's departure mean Fifa will automatically clean up its act?

Don't bet on it, says Tom Peck
Charles Kennedy: The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

Charles Kennedy was consistently a man of the centre-left, dedicated to social justice, but was also a champion of liberty and an opponent of the nanny-state, says Baroness Williams
Syria civil war: The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of this endless conflict

The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of Syria's endless civil war

Sahar Qanbar lost her mother and brother as civilians and government soldiers fought side by side after being surrounded by brutal Islamist fighters. Robert Fisk visited her
The future of songwriting: How streaming is changing everything we know about making music

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William Shemin and Henry Johnson: Jewish and black soldiers receive World War I Medal of Honor amid claims of discrimination

Recognition at long last

Jewish and black soldiers who fought in WWI finally receive medals after claims of discrimination
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