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UK will not tolerate extremists - May

Mon, 2015-03-23 03:13
The Home Secretary Theresa May is setting out proposals to tackle head on" Islamist extremists" who "reject" British values.

Six Tunisian police chiefs sacked

Mon, 2015-03-23 03:12
Tunisia's prime minister sacks six police chiefs following last week's attack on the Bardo Museum, which killed 23 people.

Arts Council outlines funding cuts

Mon, 2015-03-23 03:08
The Arts Council releases details of organisations that face funding cuts in the next financial year.

Leaders to discuss Nile dispute

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:57
Three African leaders are due to meet in Sudan to resolve a long-running dispute over the sharing of Nile waters and the building of Africa's biggest hydroelectric dam in Ethiopia.

UK homes to have 'debts of £10,000'

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:57
The average UK household will have unsecured debts of £10,000 by the end of next year, according to accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Pakistan holds national day parade

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:52
Pakistan holds its first Republic Day parade in seven years, in what is being seen as a symbolic show of strength in the face of militant attacks.

Fifa needs urgent change - Gill

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:49
David Gill says he is standing for election as Fifa vice-president because he believes "urgent" change is required.

Paris curbs cars to fight pollution

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:40
The French authorities introduce measures to combat a sharp increase in pollution affecting Paris and other cities in northern France.

Chand starts appeal against ban

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:38
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand starts a legal case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against her ban for failing a gender test.

City Link 'exposes insolvency flaws'

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:31
The collapse of delivery firm City Link exposes the insolvency system as being too heavily skewed towards investors, two groups of MPs have said.

SA convicts ex-tennis star of rape

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:28
South African court convicts former Tennis Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt of raping underage girls in the 1980s.

Scandal star calls for equal rights

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:19
Scandal's Kerry Washington calls for marginalised communities to unite in support of equal rights at an awards event promoting the gay community in the media.

Three arrests over suspicious death

Mon, 2015-03-23 02:01
Three people are arrested in connection with the death of a 26-year-old man in Dunfermline, Fife, at the weekend.

Photos give insight into 1960s life

Mon, 2015-03-23 01:52
Tom Jones, Enoch Powell and Petula Clark among a collection of 18,000 negatives

Insurgent surges at US box office

Mon, 2015-03-23 01:50
Fantasy film Insurgent tops the US box office, but Sean Penn's action film Gunman misfires.

VIDEO: Does your pet have 'separation anxiety'?

Mon, 2015-03-23 01:39
Vets are warning that a growing number of dogs and other pets are suffering from separation anxiety as peoples' working habits change.

McCullum eager to enjoy semi-final

Mon, 2015-03-23 01:35
Captains Brendon McCullum and AB de Villiers are in confident mood for the World Cup semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa.

Why Greek default looms

Mon, 2015-03-23 01:30
The emotional and ideological gulf between Greece and its eurozone government creditors remains dangerously wide.

Crowds to view Richard III coffin

Mon, 2015-03-23 01:27
Thousands of people are expected to view the coffin of Richard III while it is on public view at Leicester Cathedral.

UKIP backing 2% defence target

Mon, 2015-03-23 01:19
UKIP says it is committed to spending 2% of the UK's GDP on defence, to be funded partly by cutting the foreign aid budget.

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