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VIDEO: Ireland awaits referendum result

47 min 8 sec ago
Ballots are being counted in the Republic of Ireland, where voters have been taking part in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.

Depression makes heart failure worse

48 min 12 sec ago
People with heart failure must be screened for signs of depression and offered counselling, scientists say.

US Senate blocks surveillance bill

1 hour 30 sec ago
The US Senate blocks a bill that would have ended bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency.

Passport, money, racquets, shoes

1 hour 12 min ago
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova on her packing routine, her recent comeback, and how she approaches the French Open.

Warning councils 'turning off' CCTV'

2 hours 18 min ago
Councils in England and Wales are turning off CCTV cameras in an attempt to cut costs, a surveillance watchdog warns.

Service to mark Dunkirk rescue

3 hours 10 min ago
A service is to be held later in Dunkirk to mark the 75th anniversary of the rescue of thousands of allied troops during World War Two.

VIDEO: Mexico shoot-out leaves dozens dead

4 hours 57 min ago
A shoot-out on the border between the Mexican states of Michoacan and Jalisco leaves at least 43 people dead.

Spiders strum on leaves for love

5 hours 11 min ago
Purring spiders use leaves as microphones and speakers to transmit their purring courtship song to a female, scientists find.

End adoption delays, councils told

5 hours 14 min ago
Councils in England could be forced to merge their services to speed up adoption rates, under new government powers to be announced next week.

Baghdad halts Ramadi refugee flow

5 hours 19 min ago
Authorities in Baghdad close a key bridge, stopping the flow of refugees fleeing the city of Ramadi captured by Islamic State militants this week.

The strange day my father saved Harold Wilson’s life

6 hours 17 min ago
The strange day my father saved Harold Wilson’s life

VIDEO: Is this the new face of the £20 note?

6 hours 22 min ago
Julia Margaret Cameron was a pioneering British photographer, and should be the face of the £20 note, says Will Gompertz.

Email error reveals bank's EU project

6 hours 33 min ago
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.

Assessing Syria's chemical weapons

7 hours 9 min ago
For the past year, there have been reports that chemicals such as chlorine and ammonia continue to be used for attacks in Syria. So why is it so difficult to monitor what weapons Syria has?

Spain's political masters face bloody nose

7 hours 15 min ago
Spaniards are poised to give their political masters a bloody nose in a bumper election year, reports James Badcock.

The 'Kabuliwala' Afghans of Kolkata

7 hours 18 min ago
The Afghans who have made Kolkata their home

Does a death sentence always mean death?

7 hours 22 min ago
Does a death sentence always mean death?

The element that made the 20th Century shine

7 hours 25 min ago
The element that made the modern era gleam

Stage set for biggest ever Eurovision

7 hours 29 min ago
Sweden, Russia and Italy are among the favourites to win the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place in Vienna later.

Who was suicide bomber Luul Dahir?

7 hours 32 min ago
The "friendly" mother of six who killed herself in a hotel