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Blast rocks hotel in Somali capital

Sun, 2015-07-26 06:01
At least 10 people are killed in a huge explosion at a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu often used by international diplomats.

Newcastle agree deal to sign Mbemba

Sun, 2015-07-26 05:35
Newcastle United agree a deal to sign Anderlecht defender Chancel Mbemba, subject to a work permit.

Police probe 'loud bangs' incident

Sun, 2015-07-26 05:32
A police investigation is under way after reports of a "suspicious incident" involving loud bangs in the Newbridge area of Edinburgh.

Former bank boss under house arrest

Sun, 2015-07-26 04:56
Ricardo Salgado, the former boss of the Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo, under house arrest after questioning over the bank's collapse.

Plans to set up area for prostitutes

Sun, 2015-07-26 04:54
An area of Newport could be designated for use by prostitutes, under police plans.

VIDEO: Obama's speech 'inspirational'

Sun, 2015-07-26 04:46
Young Kenyans on US President Barack Obama's "inspirational" televised address at the conclusion of his visit to the country.

Tractor crashes through two houses

Sun, 2015-07-26 04:45
Two houses are partially demolished in Cambridgeshire after being hit by a tractor and trailer.

Goalmouth bee swarm halts kick-off

Sun, 2015-07-26 04:35
A swarm of bees delays kick-off in a pre-season friendly football match in Greater Manchester

VIDEO: Giant balloon dog breaks record

Sun, 2015-07-26 04:34
Jeremy Telford breaks the world record for the largest balloon structure created by an individual.

Royal couple's racing day out dashed

Sun, 2015-07-26 04:00
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are among the disappointed crowd as the America's Cup World Series is abandoned due to extreme weather.

Quarry fall teen seriously injured

Sun, 2015-07-26 03:59
A teenage girl suffers serious head injuries after falling into a disused quarry.

Lord Sewel quits after drugs claims

Sun, 2015-07-26 03:51
Lord Sewel is facing a police inquiry after quitting as House of Lords deputy speaker over a video allegedly showing him taking drugs with prostitutes.

Iranian press 'ordered to praise nuclear deal'

Sun, 2015-07-26 03:47
An Iranian directive sent to newspaper editors and revealed on the web tells them to be positive about the recent nuclear deal and not sow doubt.

VIDEO: Small aircraft crashes in Tokyo

Sun, 2015-07-26 03:30
Three people have been killed as a light plane crashes in Japan, setting fire to several houses, according to local media reports.

America's Cup event is abandoned

Sun, 2015-07-26 03:24
Sunday's racing at the America's Cup World Series event in Portsmouth is cancelled because of bad weather.

VIDEO: Corbyn rejects 'entryism' claims

Sun, 2015-07-26 03:10
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn insists the influx of new members to Labour is mainly young people enthused by politics.

PM urged to stop Egypt statue export

Sun, 2015-07-26 02:48
Campaigners fighting the export of a £15.76m Egyptian statue sold by Northampton Borough Council call on David Cameron to prevent it leaving Britain.

Former monk to sing for Dalai Lama

Sun, 2015-07-26 02:41
A former Tibetan monk who has settled in the UK is to perform for the Dalai Lama after being talent spotted by BBC Radio 3.

England-Scotland on Armistice Day

Sun, 2015-07-26 02:38
England will play Scotland at Wembley on 11 November 2016 as the qualifying fixture dates for the Home Nations are revealed.

Coroner lost Alice Gross murder file

Sun, 2015-07-26 02:26
A copy of the police investigation file into the murder of schoolgirl Alice Gross was lost by a coroner in November, officers confirm.