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William praises Australia on visit

1 hour 57 min ago
The Duke of Cambridge brands Australia a "beacon of confidence" as he and his family begin the next leg of their Antipodean tour.

Dementia services 'not sustainable'

1 hour 58 min ago
Dementia services across Wales are not sustainable and changes need to be made to cope with future demand, a review finds.

VIDEO: Live coverage of Pistorius trial

2 hours 7 min ago
Live coverage of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, who denies the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013.

Royals treated like celebrities in New Zealand

Tue, 2014-04-15 23:58
How New Zealand reacted to William, Kate - and George

Khan signs with Mayweather advisor

Tue, 2014-04-15 23:58
Amir Khan improves his chances of landing a lucrative showdown with Floyd Mayweather by teaming up with Al Haymon.

Credit Suisse rebuffs forex probe

Tue, 2014-04-15 23:51
Swiss bank Credit Suisse has found nothing "materially untoward" in how it trades foreign currencies, finance officer David Mathers has said.

Tesco announces 6% fall in profit

Tue, 2014-04-15 23:30
UK supermarket giant Tesco announces a 6% fall in annual group trading profit to £3.3bn, the second year that profits have fallen.

VIDEO: Will Jelly repeat Twitter's success?

Tue, 2014-04-15 23:26
Biz Stone discusses his new social app Jelly which he hopes will encourage people to help each other out.

Carmichael promises more isles power

Tue, 2014-04-15 23:25
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael promises to deliver greater powers for the Northern and Western Isles.

Mini-sub continues search for plane

Tue, 2014-04-15 23:18
A robotic submarine continues its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on the seabed of the southern Indian Ocean.

VIDEO: Royals touch down in Australia

Tue, 2014-04-15 22:43
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been meeting well wishers at Sydney Opera House after arriving for the Australian leg of their tour.

'Losing the England captaincy was devastating'

Tue, 2014-04-15 22:43
In her latest column, Casey Stoney discusses England, Arsenal's hopes for the season and the WSL's debt to Liverpool

I will not quit - Sunderland boss Poyet

Tue, 2014-04-15 22:26
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet dismisses rumours he is about to quit the Premier League strugglers.

Under 16s 'shut out of safe havens'

Tue, 2014-04-15 22:16
Children suffering a mental health crisis in England are being forced into police custody because 35% of NHS "places of safety" ban under 16s, figures suggest.

Archbishop's warning over foodbanks

Tue, 2014-04-15 21:53
The Archbishop of Wales urges the UK government to tackle a national hunger crisis as figures show a big rise in numbers using foodbanks.

Dead man fulfils comedy club wish

Tue, 2014-04-15 21:35
A man's dying wish to appear on a comedy stage is fulfilled when one of his friends performs at a club accompanied by his ashes.

Needle exchange scheme records rise

Tue, 2014-04-15 21:34
The number of needles issued by exchange scheme in Northern Ireland rises by more than 50% in past four years.

Replica of cross set for cathedral

Tue, 2014-04-15 21:25
An exact replica of the iconic Downpatrick High Cross, weighing around one tonne, is being installed in front of Down Cathedral on Wednesday.

Australian NSW leader resigns

Tue, 2014-04-15 21:17
New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell announces his resignation amid mounting evidence that he failed to declare a gift of $2,800 wine.

Liberton High School set to reopen

Tue, 2014-04-15 21:12
Edinburgh City Council write a letter to parents confirming that Liberton High will reopen after the Easter break following the death of a pupil.

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