31 January 2015 Last updated at 13:37 ET

Actress Geraldine McEwan diesGeraldine McEwan

Actress Geraldine McEwan, known for playing Agatha Christie sleuth Miss Marple on ITV, has died aged 82, her family says.


A TaserTasers 'needed for all police'

All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says.

Alan BarnesVictim fund tops £150k in three days

Well-wishers donate more than £150,000 in three days to help a disabled pensioner who was mugged outside his Gateshead home.

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