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US 'targets al-Shabab's leader'

1 hour 58 min ago
The US military carries out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, though it is unclear if he was hit.

Abuse scandal force faces inquiry

2 hours 13 sec ago
South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.

VIDEO: Bill Turnbull's Scottish reporting roots

2 hours 12 min ago
It is just two weeks until Scotland's referendum on independence, but it is not the first time a vote has been held on the nation's constitutional future.

Coahuila approves same-sex marriage

2 hours 13 min ago
Congress in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila legalises same-sex marriage and adoption by gay couples, despite opposition by conservatives.

Glasgow bus gate fines top £800,000

2 hours 20 min ago
A controversial new restriction on cars in Glasgow earns the city council at least £800,000 in just two months.

Survivor singer Jamison dies aged 63

2 hours 23 min ago
Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.

Have some football clubs overpaid for players?

2 hours 23 min ago
Have some football clubs overpaid for their new players?

Clegg defends UK terror response

2 hours 25 min ago
The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.

Bronson time-added for prison attack

2 hours 25 min ago
Charles Bronson has a further two year jail term added to his life sentence for holding a prison governor in a headlock and punching him several times.

VIDEO: Bike accident patient returns home

2 hours 41 min ago
A teenager seriously injured when he was knocked off his bike a year ago has recovered enough to go home.

Pakistan MPs hold emergency session

2 hours 45 min ago
A joint session of parliament begins in Pakistan as PM Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support against protesters calling for his resignation.

FBI probes 'Cloud' celebrity leaks

2 hours 45 min ago
The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.

Russian sex geckos die in orbit

3 hours 3 min ago
Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says.

McDormand picks up Venice award

3 hours 5 min ago
Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand is honoured with the visionary talent award at the Venice Film Festival.

Free meals served for infant pupils

3 hours 6 min ago
Pupils up to the age of seven in England will be entitled to a free hot school lunch from this week, as schools re-open for the new term.

VIDEO: Scotland Decides: 5 live debate

3 hours 29 min ago
Victoria Derbyshire presents live from Caird Hall, Dundee with an audience debate ahead of Scotland's Referendum on independence.

Boris Island airport plan 'not dead'

3 hours 34 min ago
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea.

The growing threat to our recovery

3 hours 37 min ago
The growing threat to our recovery

Police disciplined over search death

Mon, 2014-09-01 23:55
Eight police officers are disciplined over a failed search for a missing man who was later struck and killed by a train.

Brain 'can learn to eat healthily'

Mon, 2014-09-01 23:53
The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, suggests a study from the US.
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