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'Number of suspects' in Thai deaths

1 hour 5 min ago
Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are looking for a number of suspects - but rule out other British tourists.
Categories: International News

AUDIO: 'New solution' on polio being tested

1 hour 13 min ago
An innovative vaccine delivery method called the Nanopatch is being evaluated by the World Health Organisation in the hope it can be used to help eradicate polio.
Categories: International News

PCC resigns over child abuse scandal

1 hour 18 min ago
South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright resigns over the Rotherham child abuse scandal.
Categories: International News

UN calls for $1bn to fight Ebola

1 hour 20 min ago
UN says it needs $1bn to fight "unparalleled" Ebola outbreak.
Categories: International News

Everton 'can plan for stadium move'

1 hour 24 min ago
Everton can move forward with a plan to build a new stadium in a Liverpool park, the city's council says.
Categories: International News

Six regions hit new house price peak

1 hour 25 min ago
Six regions of the UK now have average house prices higher than their pre-financial crisis peak after values rose again in July, official figures show.
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Guinea-Bissau army chief sacked

1 hour 26 min ago
Guinea-Bissau's president dismisses the head of the armed forces, Gen Antonio Indjai, who has been indicted in the US on drugs-trafficking charges.
Categories: International News

Forced labour pair deny charges

1 hour 28 min ago
A father and son forced a vulnerable man to work unpaid at their farm every day for 13 years, a court hears.
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Ukraine rebels to get self-rule

1 hour 33 min ago
Ukrainian MPs adopt a law granting special status to rebel-controlled regions in the east and an amnesty for rebel fighters.
Categories: International News

Morrissey bemoans acting elitism

1 hour 34 min ago
Actor David Morrissey says that people from poorer backgrounds are being excluded from entering the acting profession due to a lack of funding.
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VIDEO: Strugglers 'more likely to vote yes'

1 hour 37 min ago
Andrew Neil on the campaign with Yes Scotland in Hamilton, a traditional Labour seat visited by Nicola Sturgeon.
Categories: International News

Heads attack no-notice inspections

1 hour 37 min ago
Head teachers say that Ofsted inspections without warning treat school staff like "naughty children"
Categories: International News

Funding pledge 'unfair to Wales'

1 hour 39 min ago
A pledge by the three Westminster party leaders to keep the current funding system for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is criticised by Plaid Cymru.
Categories: International News

Tardy ex-minister chased off plane

1 hour 44 min ago
Irate passengers prevent a senior Pakistani politician from boarding a flight, after they were kept on board for two hours until he arrived.
Categories: International News

French PM faces confidence vote

1 hour 45 min ago
Prime Minister Manuel Valls will try to persuade France's National Assembly to back his deeply unpopular government, in a key vote of confidence.
Categories: International News

Police driver probe over road death

1 hour 57 min ago
A police driver is investigated by the police watchdog following the death of a 28-year-old man in Reading.
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Campaigns seize on Scotland pledge

2 hours 21 sec ago
Both sides in the Scottish independence referendum debate seize on a pledge by the three main Westminster parties to devolve more powers.
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PM hints at plan for English powers

2 hours 2 min ago
David Cameron rules out an English Parliament but hints that English MPs could get the final say on England-only laws.
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Russian rouble falls to new low

2 hours 4 min ago
The Russian rouble falls to a new all-time low against the US dollar amid concerns about the effect of sanctions on the country's economy.
Categories: International News

Deadly shooting at Copenhagen court

2 hours 8 min ago
One person has been shot dead and another wounded at a court building in Copenhagen, Danish police say.
Categories: International News