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US Army tests smart-rifle scope

Wed, 2014-02-12 11:02
The US Army is testing a smart-rifle technology that promises to only fire if a target is properly lined-up and can compensate for weather conditions

Collingwood handed England role

Wed, 2014-02-12 11:00
Paul Collingwood is named England assistant coach for the limited-overs tour of the West Indies and the World T20.

RBS would 'adapt' to independence

Wed, 2014-02-12 10:51
RBS chief executive Ross McEwan says the bank could "adapt" in the event of a "Yes" vote in the Scottish independence referendum.

Israeli MPs heckle Schulz speech

Wed, 2014-02-12 10:51
Israeli MPs from a pro-settler party walk out of Israel's Knesset during a speech by the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz.

Crashes and weather shut A9 and A82

Wed, 2014-02-12 10:31
The A9 is shut at Dalwhinnie and the A82 was closed at Ballachulish because of crashes and wintry weather conditions.

Hillsborough 'spying' may be probed

Wed, 2014-02-12 10:30
Claims that police put Hillsborough families under surveillance could form part of the investigations into the disaster, the Home Secretary says.

VIDEO: 'My sister Joanna Dennehy is monster'

Wed, 2014-02-12 09:52
Maria Dennehy, the sister of triple murderer Joanna Dennehy, said she had no right to approach the families whose lives had been ruined by her sister's crimes.

Trial date set for 'Boston bomber'

Wed, 2014-02-12 09:46
A judge sets a November trial date for Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev, rejecting defence lawyer pleas for more time.

Triple killer's accomplices guilty

Wed, 2014-02-12 09:45
Two accomplices of "sadistic" triple killer Joanna Dennehy are convicted of helping her dispose of the bodies during her 12-day spree of violence.

Ex-Guildhall teacher on rape charges

Wed, 2014-02-12 09:45
A musician who taught at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama is charged with 15 historical offences including rape and false imprisonment.

US sinkhole swallows museum cars

Wed, 2014-02-12 09:31
A sinkhole swallows eight rare automobiles at a sports car museum in the US state of Kentucky, including two vehicles on loan.

Farrell a major leader - Wilkinson

Wed, 2014-02-12 09:31
England's 2003 World Cup winning fly-half Jonny Wilkinson backs current number 10 Owen Farrell to shine in the 2015 event.

Lucasfilm to open London ILM outpost

Wed, 2014-02-12 09:30
Industrial Light and Magic, the visual effects division of Star Wars producer Lucasfilm, is to open a facility in London to work on the effects for the upcoming next instalment in the series.

VIDEO: Counting the cost of UK flood crisis

Wed, 2014-02-12 09:12
There will be "no penny pinching" when it comes to funding flood relief efforts, David Cameron has said as he announced extra financial help.

Italy PM fights for political future

Wed, 2014-02-12 09:03
Italian PM Enrico Letta holds talks with party leader Matteo Renzi amid speculation that he is about to be replaced by his younger rival.

Hodgson rules out Terry return

Wed, 2014-02-12 09:00
England manager Roy Hodgson rules out the prospect of Chelsea's John Terry returning for this summer's World Cup.

No penny pinching over floods - PM

Wed, 2014-02-12 09:00
David Cameron says he will spend "whatever is necessary" on the relief effort for flood-hit communities but Ed Miliband questions the "grand promise".

Starr held over new sex abuse claims

Wed, 2014-02-12 08:54
Comedian Freddie Starr is arrested for a fourth time by police investigating allegations of sexual abuse.

Five arrested in dark net crackdown

Wed, 2014-02-12 08:48
Four Dutch men and a German have been arrested as part of an operation that led to the closure of a hidden website that allegedly sold illegal goods.

'Dozens killed' by Nigeria militants

Wed, 2014-02-12 08:40
Around 39 people are believed to have been killed in an attack on a north-east Nigerian town by Islamist militants.

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