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VIDEO: How web chats can lead to blackmail

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:48
Hundreds of thousands of men around the world are falling victim every year to a pernicious form of online crime.

Obama orders ban on Crimea trade

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:44
President Barack Obama orders a trade ban with Crimea, to show the US "will not accept Russia's occupation" of the Ukrainian region.

Van Gaal makes Carrick vice-captain

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:34
England midfielder Michael Carrick is appointed as Manchester United's new vice-captain.

Cairns children's mother arrested

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:32
Police arrest the mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia.

Sale Sharks 18-11 Exeter Chiefs

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:23
Sale move up to fourth in the Premiership after ending Exeter Chiefs' eight-match winning run with a tense victory.

Carter gets all-clear from cancer

Fri, 2014-12-19 13:01
Two-time World Championship finalist Ali Carter is given the all-clear after he was diagnosed with lung cancer in May.

Michael Phelps admits drink-driving

Fri, 2014-12-19 12:54
US swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, gets a one-year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to drink-driving.

Wickerman founder Jamie Gilroy dead

Fri, 2014-12-19 12:53
The co-founder of the Wickerman Festival has died in hospital after an incident on his farm understood to involve a firearm.

England's Waters loses Worlds semi

Fri, 2014-12-19 11:57
England's Alison Waters is knocked out of the Women's World Squash Championship after losing her semi-final.

England right to remove Cook - Agnew

Fri, 2014-12-19 11:13
Removing Alastair Cook as England ODI captain is right and he may eventually see it as a blessing, writes Jonathan Agnew.

What next for Fifa and Sepp Blatter?

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:55
With a report into World Cup corruption to - eventually - be released, president Sepp Blatter says Fifa's crisis is over. Is he right?

NHS to start era of DNA-medicine

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:27
The NHS will set up 11 centres to unlock the secrets of DNA and usher in a new era of medicine.

VIDEO: Dalglish describes scenes of mayhem

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:12
The former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has given evidence at the inquests into the Hillsborough disaster.

Turkey issues warrant for Gulen

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:57
Turkey issues an arrest warrant for influential US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of organising an anti-government movement.

Hart signs new Man City deal

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:47
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has signed a new contract which will keep him at Etihad Stadium until 2019.

Vergne joins Ferrari as test driver

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:29
Ferrari hire former Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne to work on car development in their simulator.

Belarus moves to protect currency

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:03
Belarus's central bank moves to protect its currency by imposing a new tax, as it feels the knock-on effects of the fall in the Russian rouble.

Whips primed for election aftermath

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:58
It is beginning to dawn on MPs and peers quite how difficult it is likely to be to govern after the next election.

'Stephen Colbert' now belongs to the ages

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:48
Reflections on Stephen Colbert’s legacy

Nigeria court backs prisoners' vote

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:31
A court in Nigeria rules that all prisoners should be able to vote, with general elections looming in February 2015.