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No appeal over Rolf Harris sentence

56 min 29 sec ago
Rolf Harris's five-year-and-nine-month jail sentence over sex offences will not be referred to the appeal court, despite 150 complaints over its "leniency".
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Lessons to be learned over killings

1 hour 1 min ago
Lessons need to be learned from the case of a man who killed his wife and young son at their home near Porthmadog, an official review finds.
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Life for road rage lorry driver

1 hour 2 min ago
A lorry driver is jailed for life for using his 17-tonne truck to murder another motorist by deliberately driving over him.
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VIDEO: Cameron grateful for Queen meetings

1 hour 3 min ago
Prime Minister David Cameron has describes his weekly meetings with the Queen as one of the most valuable hours in his week.
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Somali 'killed for not wearing veil'

1 hour 4 min ago
Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.
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Bolt: Games slur reports 'nonsense'

1 hour 9 min ago
Usain Bolt denies newspaper claims that he made disparaging comments about the Commonwealth Games.
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Top officers under investigation

1 hour 10 min ago
The police chief constable of Gwent Police and other senior officers are under investigation following the acquittal of two men in a fraud case.
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Church attack treated as hate crime

1 hour 12 min ago
Police say they are treating an attack on a Catholic church in County Tyrone as a hate crime.
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Dozens trapped by Indian landslide

1 hour 16 min ago
At least 10 people are killed after a landslide buries more than 40 houses and leaves 160 people trapped under debris in a village in western India.
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Greene fails to reach hurdles final

1 hour 19 min ago
Defending champion Dai Greene fails to make the final of the 400m hurdles after finishing fifth in his heat.
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Ebola virus threatens UK - Hammond

1 hour 29 min ago
The Ebola virus, which has killed more than 670 people in West Africa, poses a threat to the UK, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warns.
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France evacuates expats from Libya

1 hour 32 min ago
The French government says it has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya, as battles rage between government forces and militias.
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Ukraine seizes key town near Donetsk

1 hour 34 min ago
Ukraine says it has seized the town of Avdiivka, near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, amid intense fighting in the area around the downed MH17 flight.
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UN accuses Israel over Gaza shelter

1 hour 36 min ago
UN officials accuse Israel of launching a deadly attack on a UN-run school housing thousands of refugees in Gaza despite repeated warnings.
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VIDEO: Cable 'felt safe' in driverless car

1 hour 42 min ago
Driverless cars are set to take to the roads in the UK from next January, they will guided by a system of sensors and cameras.
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Ex-NoW editors charged over hacking

1 hour 51 min ago
Two former News of the World journalists are charged with conspiring to hack phones, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
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AUDIO: Charting the birth of 'Krautrock'

1 hour 57 min ago
The BBC's Rebecca Jones talks to Krautrocker Irmin Schmidt and author David Stubbs.
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VIDEO: Near miss on Indiana train bridge

2 hours 13 min ago
Two women had a narrow escape when they were nearly hit by a freight train on a bridge in Monroe County, Indiana.
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UK to allow driverless cars on roads

2 hours 19 min ago
The UK government says it plans to allow driverless cars on public roads in January, and asks cities to compete to host one of three trials.
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Man charged with raping 90-year-old

2 hours 27 min ago
A teenager appears in court charged with raping a 90-year-old woman at her home in North Lanarkshire.
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