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McCoist leaves Rangers manager post

1 hour 6 min ago
Ally McCoist leaves his position as Rangers manager and is now officially on gardening leave.

Tunisia rivals in poll dispute

2 hours 3 min ago
Former Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi's camp claims victory in Tunisia's presidential election, but his rival says its too early to call.

Ben Haenow nabs Christmas number one

2 hours 42 min ago
X Factor winner Ben Haenow wins the race for the Christmas number one single, with his song Something I Need.

VIDEO: Two NY police officers shot dead

2 hours 45 min ago
Two New York City police officers are shot dead in their patrol car by a lone gunman in what appears to be an ambush.

Liverpool 2-2 Arsenal

2 hours 57 min ago
Martin Skrtel's header seven minutes into stoppage time earns Liverpool a draw against Arsenal in the Premier League.

Villiers' rallying call on NI talks

3 hours 15 sec ago
Secretary of State Theresa Villiers says it is "make your mind up time" for Northern Ireland's political leaders ahead of cross-party talks.

AUDIO: Jane Bown on her 'visual' approach

3 hours 46 sec ago
Photographer Jane Bown, who has died at the age of 89, spoke to Radio 4's Woman's Hour in 2006.

Church of Ireland hit by theft spree

3 hours 2 min ago
Four parishes in County Down and Antrim have been targeted by thieves in the run-up to Christmas, according to the Church of Ireland.

Pakistan carries out more executions

3 hours 41 min ago
Pakistan hangs four convicts in the second set of executions since the death penalty was reinstated after the deadly Peshawar school massacre.

May targets student visa 'abuse'

3 hours 54 min ago
Home Secretary Theresa May backs a plan that would force foreign students to leave the UK after their university courses, in a bid to curb illegal immigration.

Photographer Jane Bown dies aged 89

3 hours 58 min ago
Photographer Jane Bown, known for her portraits of the Queen, the Beatles and Samuel Beckett among many others, dies aged 89.

North Sea oil summit announced

4 hours 28 min ago
Aberdeen City Council announces it is to hold a summit to look at the challenges facing the North Sea oil industry.

VIDEO: Elton and David's wedding menu

5 hours 6 min ago
Daniel Boettcher reports from Windsor, where Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have officially married, nine years after their civil partnership ceremony.

VIDEO: Elton and David's social media marriage

5 hours 29 min ago
Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have officially married, nine years after they held their civil partnership ceremony.

Crews bring major fire under control

5 hours 30 min ago
Fire crews bring a large blaze at an industrial unit on Swansea enterprise zone under control.

Wasps 48-16 London Irish

5 hours 37 min ago
Andy Goode scores 33 points as Wasps beat London Irish in their first match at their new home, Coventry's Ricoh Arena.

VIDEO: Barzani praises forces on Sinjar

5 hours 54 min ago
The Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani has praised Peshmerga fighters on a visit to Mount Sinjar, which has been retaken from Islamic State militants.

Kurds 'take' part of Sinjar from IS

5 hours 58 min ago
Kurdish authorities say their forces have taken control of a "large area" of the town of Sinjar, which was captured by Islamic State in August.

Newcastle United 0-1 Sunderland

6 hours 8 min ago
Adam Johnson scores in the 90th minute to give Sunderland their fourth successive win over Newcastle in the North East derby.

Strictly final draws 11.5m viewers

6 hours 31 min ago
A total of 11.5 million people watch as TV presenter Caroline Flack wins this year's series of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.

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