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White loses title to Swiss rival

Tue, 2014-02-11 10:39
United States snowboarder Shaun White fails to secure a historic third consecutive Winter Olympic halfpipe title as Iouri Podladtchikov wins gold.

VIDEO: Hole appears in middle of the M2

Tue, 2014-02-11 10:18
A hole has appeared in the central reservation of the M2 closing a 10-mile (16km) section of the motorway

'First UK suicide bomber' in Syria

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:50
UK officials confirm first British jihadist suicide bombing in Syria - carried out in the northern city of Aleppo last week.

Mystery of Dutch ex-minister's death

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:43
Dutch authorities say former health minister Els Borst, whose body was found by a friend late on Monday, did not die of natural causes.

New South Sudan peace talks begin

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:40
Fresh talks to resolve South Sudan's crisis open more than two weeks after a ceasefire and despite a refusal to release detainees, a key rebel demand.

Scammers pounce on dead Flappy Bird

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:39
Scam artists seeking to capitalise on the demise of popular mobile game Flappy Bird have released harmful clones.

Thousand flood-hit homes evacuated

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:36
About 1,000 homes along the River Thames have been evacuated and thousands more people are at risk from flooding, the Environment Agency says.

Is the NFL ready for openly gay star?

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:33
Draft prospect Michael Sam's declaration that he is gay gives the NFL a big chance to tackle bigotry, writes Flinder Boyd

Wenger expecting response from Ozil

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:32
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger expects £42m signing Mesut Ozil to rediscover his form following a series of subdued displays.

Snow hits ahead of rain and gales

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:31
Snow hits parts of Wales with more forecast overnight ahead of heavy rain and gales, forecasters warn.

Concern over crisis fund underspend

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:30
Charities including Barnardo's and Shelter Scotland have expressed concern over an underspend on a crisis fund to help people needing financial aid.

VIDEO: The school with tablets for everyone

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:28
School Reporters reveal what it's like to be at Isle of Portland Community Academy (IPACA) where everyone has their own tablet computer

Olympic figure skater sorry for 'racist' tweet

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:18
Russian ex-Olympic champion gives her account of 'racist' tweet

Bride row sister cancelled wedding

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:13
A woman who cancelled her brother's wedding because she did not like his bride-to-be is jailed for eight weeks.

UK to spend £2.5bn on F-35 fighters

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:10
The UK is about to commit to the F-35 fighter project, a US-led effort to produce 3,000 aircraft which is set to cost more than £600bn globally.

VIDEO: Warm weather threat to Olympic snow

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:10
Is the warm weather and slushy snow in the Caucasus mountains starting to cause the organisers of the Winter Olympics problems?

VIDEO: The Monuments Men: Clooney and Damon

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:03
George Clooney and Matt Damon joined the cast for the news conference of their new film The Monuments Men.

'Justify decision', police body told

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:00
Members of the Northern Ireland Policing Board are asked for their legal reasons for rejecting a proposal to amend eligibility criteria for candidates for chief constable.

15ft-deep hole closes motorway

Tue, 2014-02-11 08:57
A 10-mile (16km) section of motorway is closed in both directions after a 15ft (4m) deep hole appeared in the central reservation.

VIDEO: Davina: I couldn't breathe

Tue, 2014-02-11 08:56
Television presenter Davina McCall talks about having to be carried out of the water after completing a 1.5 mile swim in Windermere

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