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18/11/2013 02:38 GMT | Updated 18/11/2013 02:41 GMT

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GOOGLE TO BLOCK ABUSE WEB SEARCHES

Internet searches for child abuse images are to be blocked for the first time by Microsoft and Google after months of mounting pressure.

BRITON AMONG RUSSIA PLANE VICTIMS

A Briton was among the 50 people who died when a Russian passenger airliner crashed while trying to land at an airport, the Foreign Office has confirmed.

CAMERON 'CHICKENED OUT' ON DRUGS POLICY

David Cameron has been accused of "chickening out" of reforming Britain's drug laws by a former government adviser.

SIX KILLED BY US TORNADOS

Dozens of tornados and intense thunderstorms have swept across the US Midwest, killing at least six people, causing extensive damage in several communities and darkening Chicago city centre.

TYCOON TO BACK UKIP POLL CAMPAIGN

One of Britain's wealthiest men has pledged to do "whatever it takes" to ensure Nigel Farage's UK Independence Party triumphs in next year's elections to the European Parliament.

RIGBY MURDER ACCUSED DUE IN COURT

The two men accused of murdering soldier Lee Rigby are due to appear in court today as they prepare to stand trial at the Old Bailey.

MILIBAND ATTACKS CHILDCARE COSTS

The average cost of a nursery place has risen 30% under the coalition Government - nearly five times the rate of average wages, Labour leader Ed Miliband is expected to say today.

WOMEN BISHOPS PROPOSAL AT SYNOD

The Church of England's national assembly is to be asked to give its backing to a new set of proposals introducing women bishops.

LABOUR HITS OUT OVER ABUSE FIGURES

Police referred 28% fewer child abuse cases to prosecutors last year than in 2010/11, prompting Labour to accuse the Government of "hollowing out" the police and the criminal justice system.

PEERS URGE UNITY OVER STADIUM

Leyton Orient should be allowed to use the Olympic Stadium, peers said, as they branded Government plans to make the most of London's staging of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games as "unconvincing".