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Police Scotland makes £72m savings

Fri, 2014-03-21 16:04
Police say savings they have already made could mean they will achieve their £1.1bn target two years earlier than forecast.

Brazil hails 'iconic' player Bellini

Fri, 2014-03-21 15:57
President Dilma Rousseff leads tributes to legendary World-Cup winning Brazil football captain Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini, who died this week.

Police to be quizzed on rape report

Fri, 2014-03-21 15:44
Five Greater Manchester officers are to be investigated by the police watchdog over the handling of a report of a rape.

Stop doing evil, Pope tells mafia

Fri, 2014-03-21 15:31
Pope Francis launches a stinging attack on the mafia, warning gangsters that they will go to hell unless they repent and stop doing evil.

Wenger ready for 'game of the season'

Fri, 2014-03-21 15:04
Arsene Wenger says his 1,000th match as Arsenal boss will be the "game of the season" as his side face Chelsea on Saturday.

VIDEO: Turks voice defiance over Twitter ban

Fri, 2014-03-21 14:53
Some 2.5 million tweets were posted within three hours of Twitter getting blocked in Turkey.

Canada 'webcam killer' in plea offer

Fri, 2014-03-21 14:19
A Toronto man accused of killing a Chinese student whose last moments were witnessed via webcam by her boyfriend offers to admit manslaughter.

Leeds Rhinos 54-6 London Broncos

Fri, 2014-03-21 14:04
Ryan Hall's first-half hat-trick against the London Broncos helps the unbeaten Leeds Rhinos go top of Super League

VIDEO: Migrants rescued off Sicilian coast

Fri, 2014-03-21 13:51
The Italian navy says more than 4,000 migrants have been rescued from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily in the past four days.

VIDEO: One very long night on Twitter

Fri, 2014-03-21 13:29
Key moments of how the site was blocked

No debris found in second search day

Fri, 2014-03-21 13:25
The second day of an international search for a missing Malaysian airliner concludes without any sightings of debris in the southern Indian Ocean.

Brazil troops to quell Rio violence

Fri, 2014-03-21 13:01
Brazil's government says it will send federal troops to Rio de Janeiro to quell recent attacks targeting police ahead of the World Cup in June.

NYC boy 'shot dead bus bystander'

Fri, 2014-03-21 12:56
A 14-year-old boy is arrested after allegedly firing a gun on a New York City bus in a suspected gang dispute, killing an innocent bystander.

Putin signs Crimea annexation law

Fri, 2014-03-21 12:36
Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a law formally annexing Crimea, as the EU announces new sanctions against key officials.

Credit card block at Russian banks

Fri, 2014-03-21 12:21
Visa and MasterCard block credit card transactions for customers of several Russian banks, as US sanctions begin to take effect.

Ex-IRA man faces Disappeared charge

Fri, 2014-03-21 12:03
A former IRA leader is charged in connection with the abduction and murder of Belfast woman Jean McConville in 1972.

VIDEO: Singer defends skin whitening cream

Fri, 2014-03-21 11:29
Cameroonian pop singer Dencia has defended her promotion of a skin whitening cream called Whitenicious, which critics have branded an ''abomination'' and ''irresponsible''.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new films

Fri, 2014-03-21 11:25
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews the week's new film releases, including Labor Day, Yves Saint Laurent and Starred Up.

FBI agent cleared in Chechen's death

Fri, 2014-03-21 10:56
A prosecutor has cleared an FBI agent in the May shooting death of a Chechen man linked to one of the accused Boston Marathon bombers, media report.

Tories and SNP 'in race to bottom'

Fri, 2014-03-21 10:55
Scottish independence and a Tory win at the next UK election would force the country into a "race to the bottom", Labour leader Ed Miliband says.

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