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WILSHAW TAKES CHARGE OF TROJAN HORSE
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw will take charge of the investigation into claims that some Birmingham schools have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.

HIDDEN COMPANY OWNERS TO BE REVEALED
Companies will be forced to declare their true owners on a public register in a move to tackle corruption, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.

QUEEN PORTRAIT RELEASED FOR BIRTHDAY
A portrait of the Queen by celebrated British photographer David Bailey is released to mark the monarch's 88th birthday.

QUANGO CHAIR RESIGNS OVER BANKRUPTCY
A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.

BRITON KILLED IN MALAYSIA CRASH
A British man described as an "extremely capable young engineer" dies after a double-decker bus reportedly crashed into a ravine in the east of the country.

MAN ARRESTED AFTER WOMAN FOUND DEAD
A 36-year-old man is arrested in connection with the discovery of a woman's body in west Belfast.

GIBRALTAR FIRE HITS ONLINE GAMBLING
An explosion and fire on Gibraltar cuts power to much of the British territory and disrupts a number of online betting operations.

CHARITIES CHIEF WARNS OF EXTREMISM
Islamic extremism is the "most deadly" threat to charities in England and Wales, says William Shawcross, chairman of the Charity Commission.

FOUR HURT IN PUB GARDEN TREE FALL
Four people, including two children, are taken to hospital after a large tree falls in a pub beer garden in Greater Manchester.

TWO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES QUIT CBI
Scottish government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland have quit business lobby organisation CBI after it formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.

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