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George tipped for marathon debut

Prince Harry at Twickenham Stadium to watch a training session for RFU/IPF runners who will taking part in this year's London Marathon.

Little Prince George may be being eyed up to run the London Marathon one day, so that his parents and uncle do not have to do it, Prince Harry joked today.

Judge considers sterilisation bid

A mother-of-six with learning disabilities could be sterilised after social services staff and medics have forced their way into her home and restrained her.

Murray crushed after final defeat

Andy Murray is engaged in a tough battle with Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final (AP)

Andy Murray's dreams of winning the Australian Open were left crushed as he fell at the final hurdle once again to world number one Novak Djokovic.

Sunny January, but cold continues

Sunshine in England and Wales last month averaged 75 hours

Freezing temperatures are expected to carry over into this week as a hangover from a dry January that was the sunniest in more than 10 years.

Particle may explain matter mystery

The Large Hadron Collider at Cern has been involved in the investigation of dark matter

A completely new type of fundamental particle may explain the mystery of "dark matter", the missing material that makes up more than 80% of the universe's mass, according to British scientists.

Labour urges MND funding increase

Labour has called for the Medical Research Council to consider increasing research funding for motor neurone disease (MND) in support of a campaigner who has the condition.

Robbins 'doing well' after collapse

Ted Robbins collapsed during the stage show of Phoenix Nights

Comic actor Ted Robbins is "doing well" in hospital and will be "fit and healthy soon" following his collapse on stage during a live show, his wife said.

Labour hits back after boss warning

Douglas Alexander said Labour is fighting for a majority

Labour has mounted a fightback after warnings by a leading business chief the party would be a "catastrophe" for Britain if it came to power and criticism from within its own fold.