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World Press Photo of the Year

Thu, 2015-02-12 05:53
Picture of a gay couple in Russia wins first prize

Ramsey QPR boss for rest of season

Thu, 2015-02-12 05:52
QPR caretaker boss Chris Ramsey is given the manager's job at the Premier League club until the end of the season.

Nursery service cuts given go ahead

Thu, 2015-02-12 05:47
Controversial plans to scrap free full-time nursery care for children aged three are approved by Rhondda Cynon Taf council.

Ebola healthcare workers discharged

Thu, 2015-02-12 05:41
Two healthcare workers flown to the UK with suspected Ebola have been discharged from hospital in London.

Day in pictures: 12 February 2015

Thu, 2015-02-12 05:35
Images from around the world: 12 February

Who wants a smartwatch?

Thu, 2015-02-12 05:21
More and more smartwatches are coming onto the market, but will they find a market?

Partying mums left kids home alone

Thu, 2015-02-12 05:21
Two Gloucester mothers are given a suspended sentence after admitting abandoning their young children for 12 hours so they could go out and party.

Pakistan still hunts school plotters

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:52
The Pakistani army reveals that 27 militants were involved in December's school massacre in Peshawar, six of whom are still being hunted.

Homeless man was deliberately burned

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:48
A homeless man is being treated in hospital after being severely burned in a deliberate act, police say.

Apple bans worker 'bonded servitude'

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:48
Apple outlaws the practice of bonded labour, where new recruits are charged a fee before they start working.

Head 'obsessed by spanking' guilty

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:46
A former head master "obsessed with spanking" is found guilty of sex attacks at a Norfolk school.

Attack downs Dutch government sites

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:28
Both government and private websites fell victim to a distributed denial of service attack on Tuesday, the Dutch authorities say.

Fink accuses Miliband of 'climbdown'

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:27
Tory donor Lord Fink accuses Ed Miliband of backing down in a feud over tax avoidance but says the definition of the term is so broad "everyone does it".

Chapel Hill victims to be buried

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:25
The funerals of three Muslims shot dead in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, will be held in the neighbouring town of Raleigh on Thursday.

Manchester United revenues fall 12%

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:21
Manchester United sees its revenue fall by 12.2% to £194.4m for the six months to the end of December.

Hazard signs new Chelsea contract

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:21
Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard signs a new five-and-a-half year deal with Premier League leaders Chelsea.

VIDEO: Why are some people posting the same picture every day?

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:20
Why thousands on Facebook keep posting the same image

Caption Challenge: Pretending to be snow leopard

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:03
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

64 jobs at risk at chemical factory

Thu, 2015-02-12 03:54
More than 60 jobs are at risk following an announcement a factory in at Holywell, Flintshire, which provides chemical development services could close.

Fifth of sex victims 'not conscious'

Thu, 2015-02-12 03:53
One in five serious sexual assaults is carried out on someone who is asleep or unconscious, and one in 10 victims report being choked, official analysis suggests.

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