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VIDEO: Whisky process could be used for fuel

Wed, 2014-06-25 06:29
Scientists work on a process which could use whisky distilling by-products to create fuel for cars.

Jayden killer 'tried to strangle ex'

Wed, 2014-06-25 06:29
The man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend Jayden Parkinson repeatedly tried to strangle a previous girlfriend, a court hears.

VIDEO: No fans as England team touch down

Wed, 2014-06-25 06:28
England's football team return to Manchester Airport after their early return from the World Cup

VIDEO: Glastonbury throws open its doors

Wed, 2014-06-25 06:11
Thousands of people descend on Somerset as the Glastonbury Festival opens its doors for business.

Queen in Coleraine WWI ceremony

Wed, 2014-06-25 06:00
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrive in Coleraine, County Londonderry, for the final engagement of their three day visit to NI.

Better ambulance service demanded

Wed, 2014-06-25 05:55
Ministers demand that the Welsh Ambulance Service demonstrate an "urgent improvement" in its performance, after it again failed to meet response time targets.

Murray makes quick work of Rola

Wed, 2014-06-25 05:50
Defending champion Andy Murray loses only two games as he beats Blaz Rola to reach the third round at Wimbledon.

Juncker faces 'job on the side' jibe

Wed, 2014-06-25 05:44
The top candidate for EU Commission presidency, Jean-Claude Juncker, is criticised for speaking engagements for which he received thousands of euros.

How England players rated at the World Cup

Wed, 2014-06-25 05:24
Who is "short of true international class"? Who seemed "too hyped up"? Phil McNulty assesses England's 23-man squad.

VIDEO: Best-Selling author backs bookshops

Wed, 2014-06-25 05:23
Best selling author James Patterson is giving £250,000 to help independent bookshops in the UK

Gary Glitter in court on sex charges

Wed, 2014-06-25 05:11
Former pop star Gary Glitter appears in court for a preliminary hearing ahead of his trial accused of a string of sex offences against two victims.

Teenager jailed for brutal flat rape

Wed, 2014-06-25 05:02
A teenager who raped a 51-year-old woman in her Glasgow home is jailed for six years and nine months.

Williams suffered spinal injury

Wed, 2014-06-25 04:57
Wales centre Owen Williams has suffered a "significant injury" to his cervical vertebrae and spinal cord, Cardiff Blues reveal.

Charity warns of housing 'drought'

Wed, 2014-06-25 04:57
Only 17.9% of homes in England are affordable for the average family looking to get on the property ladder, a housing charity says.

Ghana sends $3m cash to World Cup team

Wed, 2014-06-25 04:51
Ghana's government sends over $3m (£1.8m) cash in a plane to Brazil to pay the national team's players at the World Cup.

VIDEO: Suarez 'bite': Social media reacts

Wed, 2014-06-25 04:50
The memes and hashtags after Luis Suarez 'bite'.

Dutch women missing in Panama dead

Wed, 2014-06-25 04:21
Relatives of two Dutch women who disappeared in Panama in April say forensic tests on remains found in the area show they are dead.

Li Na reaches Wimbledon third round

Wed, 2014-06-25 04:18
Second seed Li Na and former champion Venus Williams reach the third round of Wimbledon with straight-sets wins.

Brazil land investors lose millions

Wed, 2014-06-25 04:13
Hundreds of British investors are looking to take legal action to recover lost money after being convinced to buy land in Brazil in the run-up to the World Cup.

No ordinary newspaper

Wed, 2014-06-25 04:12
Conspiracy at heart of News of the World to get the story at any cost
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