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Severn Valley Railway reaches £2.5m target

A heritage railway has reached its target of selling £2.5m of shares to renovate a 155-year-old station on the last day of its fundraising...

Arriva Trains Wales drops out of Welsh rail franchise bid

The firm that runs most of Wales' rail network has pulled out of the contest to continue running it from 2018.Arriva has said Arriva...

Students cheated in £2m mobile phone scam

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Severn Valley Railway raises £2.33m for Bridgnorth revamp

Rail enthusiasts have raised £2.33m to revamp a heritage railway, hours before a year-long fundraising campaign ends. Bosses at the Severn Valley Railway (SVR),...

Ghostwatch: The BBC spoof that duped a nation

It was billed as a spoof, but many of Ghostwatch's 11 million viewers were taken in by the BBC's fake investigation, which in one...

Mark Garnier investigated by Cabinet Office over sex toy errand

Conservative MP Mark Garnier is to face an investigation into whether he broke ministerial rules after he admitted asking his secretary to buy sex...

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How credit cards came to dominate our wallets

When you make a purchase with a credit card, how does the business owner trust you'll pay them back? Find out how the idea...

How credit cards came to dominate our wallets

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Facebook denies 'listening' to conversations

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M1 minibus crash: Ryszard Masierak and David Wagstaff deny dangerous driving

Two lorry drivers have denied a string of charges following a crash on the M1 that left eight people dead.Six men and two women...

Amazon and Alphabet report sales surge

Tech giants Amazon and...

'Little Dorrit's church' and Brighton Pavilion Gardens 'at risk'

A gunpowder works, "Little Dorrit's church" and Brighton's Royal Pavilion Gardens have been added to Historic England's "at risk" register.The world's oldest gasholder in...