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Heath investigated by abuse police

10 hours 58 min ago
The Met Police are investigating late ex-PM Ted Heath as part of their inquiry into historical child sex abuse claims, the BBC understands.

Angry Birds gamers mad at in-app purchases

10 hours 59 min ago
The sequel to the hit game is free to download but in-app purchases are making some gamers angry.

Thousands back holocaust hero stamp

11 hours 1 min ago
More than 67,000 people back a campaign for Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of children during the Holocaust, to be immortalised on a postage stamp.

VIDEO: Farmers clear milk shelves in protest

11 hours 8 min ago
Dairy farmers stage protests over fears that they could go out of business because of poor prices they are paid for supplying supermarkets.

Malema corruption case thrown out

11 hours 14 min ago
A court in South Africa throws out fraud and corruption charges against left-wing opposition leader Julius Malema.

London culture tops Google searches

11 hours 16 min ago
London is named the most googled city in the world for its art galleries, performing arts and innovative design, with the Science Museum is the most searched-for museum.

Man jailed for brother-in-law murder

11 hours 17 min ago
A man who murdered his brother-in-law with a sledgehammer and axe is jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 17 years in prison.

'Fraud' led to retail firm's failure

11 hours 32 min ago
A well-known Belfast retailer that closed this year says an alleged fraud contributed to the company's failure.

Bin Laden jet four 'killed by fire'

11 hours 36 min ago
Three members of Osama Bin Laden's family and a pilot died from the "effects of fire" when a jet plane crashed, preliminary post-mortem tests find.

Kosovo approves war crimes court

11 hours 50 min ago
Kosovo's parliament votes to set up a special court to investigate alleged war crimes committed by Kosovo Albanian rebels in the war in the 1990s.

Corbyn: I'll reindustrialise the North

11 hours 53 min ago
Jeremy Corbyn is calling for the "re-industrialisation" of northern England through higher spending on transport, housing and broadband while Andy Burnham pledges help for part-time workers.

China Olympic song: Frozen rip off?

11 hours 53 min ago
Internet users spot a striking similarity between China's Winter Olympics theme tune a hit song from the Disney musical Frozen.

Moriarty set to make Wales debut

11 hours 56 min ago
Ross Moriarty, Tyler Morgan, Eli Walker and Dominic Day will win their first Wales caps in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match against Ireland.

Slight fall in police officer total

12 hours 3 min ago
The number of police officers in Scotland dips slightly but still meets a 2007 "extra officers" pledge.

RBS: Firesale of the century?

12 hours 9 min ago
The RBS bailout was intended to save it, not turn a profit. But is this the right time to start the sale of the Government's stake? And is there any plan to protect this beleaguered national asset?

Van der Burgh sets new world record

12 hours 9 min ago
South African Cameron van der Burgh sets a new world record for the men's 50m breaststroke at the World Swimming Championships.

Michael Sheen calls for people power

12 hours 14 min ago
Actor Michael Sheen says people have become "alienated by career politicians" and should have more of a say in their own communities.

Amy Schumer calls for gun control

12 hours 20 min ago
Comedian Amy Schumer calls for tougher controls on the sale of guns in the US, after two women were shot dead at a screening of her movie, Trainwreck.

Hackers target internet address flaw

12 hours 37 min ago
Hackers are exploiting a serious flaw in the internet's architecture, according to a security firm.

Cilla Black changed my life

13 hours 6 min ago
Contestants on Cilla Black's shows share memories