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Abraham Lincoln hair fetches $25,000

Sun, 2015-01-25 02:18
A lock of President Abraham Lincoln's hair fetches $25,000 (£16,600) at an auction of memorabilia that sells for more than $800,000 in total.

Arrest over 'guns and bomb parts'

Sun, 2015-01-25 01:56
Guns, ammunition and suspected pipe bomb parts had been found during an overnight search of a house in west Belfast, police say.

Hundreds take murder-hunt DNA tests

Sun, 2015-01-25 01:44
More than 500 men volunteer for DNA screening to eliminate themselves from suspicion in the hunt for the killer of a woman in West Sussex.

Farage hits back at defecting MEP

Sun, 2015-01-25 01:20
An MEP who has defected to the Conservatives had "reached the end of the road" with UKIP, party leader Nigel Farage says.

Cruise ship hit by engine room fire

Sun, 2015-01-25 01:13
A cruise ship with more than 1,000 people on board was left temporarily without power off the coast of Morocco after a fire in the engine room.

Failed bid to raise AirAsia fuselage

Sun, 2015-01-25 01:09
The Indonesian official leading efforts to recover AirAsia flight QZ850 says the fuselage appears to be too fragile to be lifted, after failed bids to raise it.

Second anniversary of police murder

Sun, 2015-01-25 01:08
The family of a murdered Irish police officer will mark the second anniversary of his death at a church service later, as his colleagues renew their appeal for information.

M4 crashes investigated by police

Sun, 2015-01-25 01:00
Police are continuing to investigate two crashes on the M4 involving a small coach and six vehicles which caused 28 people to be taken to hospital.

Magee expansion 'crucial' for jobs

Sun, 2015-01-25 00:52
The expansion of Ulster University's Magee campus in Londonderry would be an economic "game-changer" for the area, a leading Derry businessman says.

Boko Haram attacks key Nigeria city

Sun, 2015-01-25 00:48
Fighters from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram launch an attack on the key city of Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria, reports say.

The NFL's deflated balls explained

Sat, 2015-01-24 23:50
The 'deflate-gate' saga has been eating up column inches and causing outrage all week, with chat-show hosts, cartoonists and even Kevin Costner having their say.

Missing dog Sylvia found drowned

Sat, 2015-01-24 23:46
A missing dog whose owner hired a helicopter to look for her is found drowned a few miles from where she disappeared on Anglesey.

VIDEO: Kosovo protests after 'savages' slur

Sat, 2015-01-24 23:37
Police in Kosovo have fired teargas to disperse thousands of ethnic Albanians after violence at the end of an anti-government protest in the capital Pristina on Saturday.

Birdman given boost in Oscars race

Sat, 2015-01-24 23:33
Michael Keaton's film Birdman emerges as a strong contender for the Academy Awards after being given the Producers Guild of America's top award.

US condolences over Japan 'IS death'

Sat, 2015-01-24 23:30
US President Barack Obama calls Japan's PM to offer condolences after the apparent murder of a Japanese hostage by Islamic State.

VIDEO: Icy mystery: Pluto ready for close-up

Sat, 2015-01-24 23:30
The US space agency's mission to Pluto is about to take its first pictures of the mysterious icy world.

Broadmoor fraud claims investigated

Sat, 2015-01-24 22:45
An investigation is launched into allegations of fraud and overspending at the trust which runs Broadmoor high security hospital.

VIDEO: How do you 'bounce' water? - 15 Secs

Sat, 2015-01-24 22:45
Scientists at the University of Rochester in New York have developed "self-cleaning" metal that enables water droplets to gather dust particles, then bounce and slide away.

Defector calls UKIP 'vanity project'

Sat, 2015-01-24 21:04
An MEP who defected from UKIP to the Conservatives has branded his old party a "vanity project" for its leader Nigel Farage, who runs it "like a dictator".

£700k cost of mile-long waste cleanup

Sat, 2015-01-24 20:36
A council says it has "started work" on bringing 11 or more prosecutions over a "mile-long" fly-tipping site in Essex.

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