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Teenager stab killing 'preventable'

Mon, 2014-09-15 06:17
The death of 16-year-old Christina Edkins could have been prevented if her killer had received mental health treatment, a report finds.

VIDEO: Indian launch for Android One phone

Mon, 2014-09-15 06:06
Google launches the first Android One branded smartphones in India.

VIDEO: Scottish deal: Fair or unfair to UK?

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:38
Will any post-referendum settlement for Scotland be fair to people in the rest of the United Kingdom?

Mother jumped to death with son

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:28
A woman jumped to her death from rocks at Dartmoor with her five-year-old son, an inquest has heard.

US gas leaks not caused by fracking

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:16
A new study suggests that the contamination of drinking water by shale gas is due to faulty wells and not hydraulic fracturing.

Amateurs to Anfield in four years

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:13
Liverpool's Champions League opponents have had a meteoric rise, partly thanks to their penalty-saving defender Cosmin Moti.

Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5bn

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:10
Mojang, the Swedish firm behind the popular video game Minecraft, is bought by Microsoft for $2.5bn (£1.5bn).

VIDEO: Cancer doctor abused child patients

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:06
A child cancer specialist has admitted a series of sexual assaults on young boys in his care.

M&S offers online education courses

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:03
The High Street retailer is entering online education with the launch of a business course with Leeds University.

VIDEO: Stormont pays tribute to Ian Paisley

Mon, 2014-09-15 04:56
First and deputy first ministers pay tribute to former first minister and DUP leader Ian Paisley at Stormont

Sweden victor vows no far-right pact

Mon, 2014-09-15 04:47
Swedish Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven says he is ready to start coalition talks after winning elections, but will not work with the far right.

Jail warning for 100mph race driver

Mon, 2014-09-15 04:42
A driver who raced another car at more than 100mph while he had an 18-month-old child on board is warned he could be jailed.

'We still find a way to play pranks'

Mon, 2014-09-15 04:42
Ex-housemates Joe Root and Gary Ballance on takeaways, practical jokes, tabloid scandals and England's summer.

Help for Heroes fraudster jailed

Mon, 2014-09-15 04:36
A man who admitted stealing £300,000 intended for the armed forces charity Help for Heroes is jailed for more than four years.

Redwood leads English Parliament call

Mon, 2014-09-15 04:13
The House of Commons could double up as an English Parliament as part of a future devolution settlement, a Tory MP urges.

Rochdale abuse case 'has 40 victims'

Mon, 2014-09-15 04:08
Police investigating historical child abuse in Rochdale say more than 40 men have said they were abused by the former MP Cyril Smith or other men.

Rugby salary cap changes expected

Mon, 2014-09-15 03:54
The Premiership salary cap is set to rise from its current £5m limit, with clubs allowed two overseas marquee players.

Day in pictures: 15 September

Mon, 2014-09-15 03:51
News images from around the world: 15 September

Scores of migrants 'drown off Libya'

Mon, 2014-09-15 03:46
Scores of migrants, mostly from Africa, are feared to have drowned after a boat sank off the coast of Libya, officials say.

VIDEO: Why has dogs' home fire raised £1m?

Mon, 2014-09-15 03:43
Why did the fire at Manchester Dogs' Home on Friday capture the public's imagination and raise £1 million within 24 hours?

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