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Swimming hero plea to find young fan

Wed, 2014-08-27 03:07
Scottish Commonwealth swimming champion Ross Murdoch appeals for help in finding a boy who wrote to him after his triumph at the 2014 Glasgow Games.

Arrest after children in house fire

Wed, 2014-08-27 03:06
A woman is arrested after a suspected arson attack on a house near Wrexham after two children were rescued from the burning building.

Teen stabbing accused 'volatile'

Wed, 2014-08-27 03:02
A 15-year-old boy appears before a youth court in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, after a 14-year-old was stabbed in the stomach.

VIDEO: Rotherham abuse: Police head will not quit

Wed, 2014-08-27 03:00
South Yorkshire Police Commissioner Shaun Wright says he took his responsibilities very seriously, but will not stand down.

Ambulance alternatives encouraged

Wed, 2014-08-27 02:58
'Low priority' patients are told to travel by taxi to hospital or get a lift with family or friends instead of calling an ambulance.

VIDEO: Cheryl and Cowell back to take on Strictly

Wed, 2014-08-27 02:30
The new series of the X Factor is back on television screens from Saturday. Colin Paterson looks at the new judging line-up and the future of the show

Japan PM marks war criminal ceremony

Wed, 2014-08-27 02:06
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe sent a message to a ceremony honouring war criminals, official confirm, amid strained ties with China and South Korea.

RBS fined £14.5m over mortgage advice

Wed, 2014-08-27 02:05
Royal Bank of Scotland is fined £14.5m by the Financial Conduct Authority for failing to ensure that it gave suitable mortgage advice to customers.

Primary school places budget squeeze

Wed, 2014-08-27 02:05
There are warnings that the rising primary school population in England is putting pressure on budgets and raising fears of "supersize" schools.

Man 'crushed between two vehicles'

Wed, 2014-08-27 02:01
A 57-year-old man dies at a commercial premises in Doagh, County Antrim.

AUDIO: MK Dons thrash Man Utd 4-0

Wed, 2014-08-27 01:44
Louis van Gaal's miserable start to life as Manchester United boss has continued with a Capital One Cup shock at the hands of League One MK Dons.

Lessing's library donated to Zimbabwe

Wed, 2014-08-27 01:36
More than 3,000 books from author Doris Lessing's collection have been given to Zimbabwe after her death.

The parenting lessons to be taken from movies

Wed, 2014-08-27 01:10
Should anybody take a parenting tip from a movie?

What Commons Clerk row is all about

Wed, 2014-08-27 00:59
What is row over new House of Commons Clerk about?

Man stabbed to death during fight

Wed, 2014-08-27 00:57
A 24-year-old man is stabbed to death in Croydon during a fight among a group of males.

Spotting Muslim radicals 'challenge'

Wed, 2014-08-27 00:48
A Muslim leader in Wales speaks of the difficulty of identifying people at risk of being radicalised, warning that they were covering their tracks.

Concerns grow over Iceland volcano

Wed, 2014-08-27 00:47
Overnight earthquakes raise fears that magma from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano could be heading towards another large volcanic system, scientists say.

Ryanair to bid for Cyprus Airways

Wed, 2014-08-27 00:39
Budget airline Ryanair has confirmed that it plans to bid for the Cypriot national airline, Cyprus Airways, which is up for sale.

Brazil holds TV election debate

Wed, 2014-08-27 00:31
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff takes part in the first televised candidates' debate of the election campaign, defending her social programmes.

VIDEO: Phones to come with 'kill switch'

Wed, 2014-08-27 00:25
A new law has been passed meaning that smartphones in California will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen.
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