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US 'to rename' China embassy street

Wed, 2014-06-25 08:02
The US is set to rename the street in front of the Chinese embassy in Washington DC after a noted Chinese dissident.

Hillsborough pen at 'twice capacity'

Wed, 2014-06-25 07:53
A pen at Hillsborough stadium where fans were fatally crushed was packed to almost twice its safe capacity when tragedy struck, inquests hear.

England football squad arrive home

Wed, 2014-06-25 07:43
The England squad return to the UK after going out of the World Cup at the group stage for the first time since 1958.

US GDP shrinks 2.9% in first quarter

Wed, 2014-06-25 07:41
The US economy suffered its worst performance for five years in the first quarter 2014, a third official estimate has shown.

Researchers create goosebump sensor

Wed, 2014-06-25 07:34
A South Korean research institute has developed a goosebump sensor that it says could be used to measure changes in a wearer's emotional state.

Long lost plans aid computer rebuild

Wed, 2014-06-25 07:34
Detailed circuit diagrams for one of Britain's pioneering computers have come to light during a project to reconstruct the machine.

Go-ahead for cheque photo plan

Wed, 2014-06-25 07:22
A system that will allow people to pay in a cheque by taking a photo on their smartphone has moved a step closer.

Thailand arrests 'Russian gang boss'

Wed, 2014-06-25 07:17
Alexander Matusov, wanted in connection with dozens of murders and kidnappings in his native Russia, is arrested in Thailand.

Woman, 90, dragged off and raped

Wed, 2014-06-25 07:14
A 90-year-old woman was dragged off a street and raped in Greater Manchester, police say.

US court backs mobile phone privacy

Wed, 2014-06-25 07:10
The US Supreme Court has ruled police cannot search the digital contents of mobile phones of those arrested without a warrant.

PFA chief fears for Suarez's career

Wed, 2014-06-25 07:10
Professional Footballers' Association chief Gordon Taylor fears for the career of Uruguay and Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.

No nose jobs on Iran TV?

Wed, 2014-06-25 07:05
Tehran TV channel bans actors who have had cosmetic surgery

Cook subjected to 'witch-hunt'

Wed, 2014-06-25 07:03
Captain Alastair Cook has been unfairly blamed for England's dismal form, says his Essex coach Paul Grayson.

Arson family killers jailed for life

Wed, 2014-06-25 06:46
Two men are jailed for life and six others sentenced for their part in a 'botched revenge' arson attack that killed four members of a family.

VIDEO: Zero-hours workers given more choice

Wed, 2014-06-25 06:40
Employers are to be banned from stopping employees with zero-hours contracts seeking extra work elsewhere.

VIDEO: Woman set for double hand transplant

Wed, 2014-06-25 06:38
A Scottish woman is set to become the first person in the UK to have a double hand transplant.

Wednesday's gossip column

Wed, 2014-06-25 06:35
Liverpool to discuss Luis Suarez future, Chelsea in for Toni Kroos, Mick Jagger to blame for Italy exit, plus more.

VIDEO: Whisky process could be used for fuel

Wed, 2014-06-25 06:29
Scientists work on a process which could use whisky distilling by-products to create fuel for cars.

Jayden killer 'tried to strangle ex'

Wed, 2014-06-25 06:29
The man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend Jayden Parkinson repeatedly tried to strangle a previous girlfriend, a court hears.

VIDEO: No fans as England team touch down

Wed, 2014-06-25 06:28
England's football team return to Manchester Airport after their early return from the World Cup
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