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Ex-NoW editors charged over hacking

Wed, 2014-07-30 07:02
Two former News of the World journalists have been charged with conspiring to hack phones, the Crown Prosecution Service says.

Energy firms to 'double' margins

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:55
The big six energy firms are set to double their profit margins over the next year, according to estimates by the regulator, Ofgem.

UN accuses Israel over Gaza shelter

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:42
UN officials accuse Israel of launching a deadly attack on a UN-run school housing thousands of refugees in Gaza despite repeated warnings.

Tight security after Xinjiang unrest

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:42
Chinese authorities step up security in parts of Xinjiang after dozens were killed or injured in the region's worst violence for months.

'You look down, your legs go to jelly - it's terrifying'

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:41
A rejuvenated Tom Daley talks sexuality, critics and the "demon" dive from London 2012 that is still affecting his performances.

Moyes bar 'scuffle' case dropped

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:28
Former Manchester United manager David Moyes is no longer being investigated over an alleged scuffle in a bar in Lancashire, police say.

Wednesday's gossip column

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:17
Borini resumes talks with Sunderland, Fellaini's wages could scupper Napoli move, Lovren visa delay plus more.

Woman, 34, found dead in river

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:13
A woman's body is pulled from a south Wales river, Gwent Police confirm.

Fastest growth in Spain since 2007

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:46
Spain's economy is growing at its fastest quarterly rate since the end of 2007, but it is also facing a deflation threat.

New banker rules 'could hurt London'

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:39
Bank of England plans to penalise badly-performing bankers could put London at a disadvantage as a financial centre, says banking industry body BBA.

Guinea concert stampede 'kills 34'

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:38
At least 34 people have reportedly died in a stampede in Guinea, during a concert marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Savile charity to challenge payouts

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:33
A charity set up by Jimmy Savile is challenging any payouts of compensation to victims of the sex attacker, victims' lawyers say.

Tablet screens to correct sight loss

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:32
US engineers have developed a prototype tablet display that compensates for an individuals' vision problems.

PM pledges £3m in extra aid for Gaza

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:12
An additional £3m in UK aid is to be made available to help the humanitarian situation in Gaza, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

Kallis retires from internationals

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:11
South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis announces his retirement from all international cricket at the age of 38.

Calls for all-party talks to resume

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:02
The new Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan says he wants to see a resumption of all-party talks in Northern Ireland in September.

Somali 'killed for not wearing veil'

Wed, 2014-07-30 04:58
Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.

VIDEO: UK to allow driverless cars on roads

Wed, 2014-07-30 04:56
The UK government will shortly outline measures to permit driverless cars to use public roads by next year.

HSBC closes some Muslims' accounts

Wed, 2014-07-30 04:50
HSBC bank writes to Finsbury Park Mosque and other Muslim organisations around the UK giving them notice their accounts will be closed.

VIDEO: Ukraine forces tighten grip on Donetsk

Wed, 2014-07-30 04:49
Heavy fighting around Donetsk has seen government forces make strategic advances in their attempt to wrest control of the area from pro-Russian separatists.
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