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'Mad chicken woman' sells round egg

19 hours 15 min ago
A "perfectly spherical" chicken egg, thought to be "one-in-a-billion" sells online for £480 with the money going to charity.

Pedestrian dies in M8 accident

19 hours 31 min ago
A man has died after being struck by a car on the M8 between Livingston and Bathgate, police confirm.

Missing girl's family continue search

19 hours 45 min ago
Family and friends of missing teenager Rebecca Watts gather again to look for her as police continue to search lakes and rivers.

Supreme India crush outclassed UAE

19 hours 53 min ago
India bowl out United Arab Emirates for 102, the lowest total yet at the World Cup, before racing to victory in 18.5 overs.

Obama leads Leonard Nimoy tributes

19 hours 54 min ago
President Obama is among those paying tribute to Leonard Nimoy, the Star Trek actor who has died aged 83, saying: "I loved Spock."

'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK

19 hours 56 min ago
UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space.

Man is shot in 'targeted attack'

20 hours 14 min ago
A man has been shot in the shoulder in a "targeted attack" in Liverpool, police say.

NI applies to EU over cattle disease

20 hours 38 min ago
Stormont's Department of Agriculture is to apply to the European Union for Northern Ireland cattle to be declared free of the disease brucellosis.

The rise of Yemen's Houthi rebels

20 hours 39 min ago
Ansar Allah, or the Houthi movement, began as a defence of the Zaidi religious tradition but experienced several major transformations in arriving at its current dominance of Yemeni politics, Charles Schmitz writes.

Driver quizzed over boy's death

20 hours 48 min ago
A 25-year-old man is still being questioned on suspicion of causing the death of a boy by dangerous driving.

VIDEO: Mariupol's volunteer defence force

21 hours 31 min ago
Fighting has died down in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions in recent days, after a ceasefire agreed between the government and pro-Russian rebels.

Lesotho votes in snap elections

21 hours 37 min ago
People in Lesotho are voting in polls aimed at resolving political tensions following an attempted coup last year.

VIDEO: Samurai prince escapes wig ordeal

Fri, 2015-02-27 23:52
Prince William was transformed into a samurai warlord, but escaped the ordeal of wearing a wig, as he visited Japan's public broadcaster NHK.

England set for key Sri Lanka clash

Fri, 2015-02-27 23:48
Ex-spinner Graeme Swann on who England should drop and how to stop Kumar Sangakkara in Sunday's "must-win" group game.

Pegida UK stages first demonstration

Fri, 2015-02-27 23:36
Police are in Newcastle for the first rally in Britain by a group opposed to what it calls the "Islamisation of Europe".

McIlroy set for Honda Classic exit

Fri, 2015-02-27 23:17
World number one Rory McIlroy looks destined to miss the cut at the Honda Classic after a four-over-par second round.

England women win NZ ODI series

Fri, 2015-02-27 23:17
England's women defeated New Zealand by five wickets in the final ODI between the sides, and sealed the series victory.

Funeral held for Bath crash victim

Fri, 2015-02-27 23:16
The funeral is due to take place for one of the victims of a crash involving a 30-tonne tipper truck in Bath that killed four people.

William dressed as samurai warrior

Fri, 2015-02-27 23:05
The Duke of Cambridge dresses as a famous samurai warrior during a visit to the set of a long-running historical drama in Japan.

Nyong'o stolen dress 'recovered'

Fri, 2015-02-27 23:02
A dress "resembling" the $150,000 (£97,000) outfit worn by Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars has been found, Los Angeles police say.

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