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Will unions decide next Labour leader?

Mon, 2015-06-15 13:45
Will the unions decide on Labour's next leader?

VIDEO: Stunning goal for Ivory Coast

Mon, 2015-06-15 13:41
Ange N'Guessan scores a stunning long-range consolation goal for Ivory Coast during their 3-1 defeat against Norway in Group B at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Moncton.

VIDEO: How common are US shark attacks?

Mon, 2015-06-15 13:20
Two teenagers have been badly injured in separate shark attacks at a popular seaside resort in the United States.

Have stars lost touch with reality?

Mon, 2015-06-15 13:03
Are today’s trouble-seekers any worse than the wayward stars of yesteryear? Or are we just closer to them than ever before?

VIDEO: Matt Dillon on Rohingya refugees

Mon, 2015-06-15 12:52
Actor Matt Dillon and Refugees International president Michel Gabaudan discuss the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis

VIDEO: CCTV captures medieval bridge smash

Mon, 2015-06-15 12:12
The moment a tractor crashed into an ancient bridge in Bidford-on-Avon has been captured on CCTV footage.

California Chrome major Ascot doubt

Mon, 2015-06-15 11:58
A foot abscess means star American horse California Chrome is "highly likely" to miss Royal Ascot.

VIDEO: Rotherham victim 'felt abandoned'

Mon, 2015-06-15 11:53
One of the victims of child sex abuse in Rotherham has spoken for the first time about how she was abandoned by the authorities.

Raonic fightback sees off GB's Ward

Mon, 2015-06-15 11:38
Milos Raonic recovers from a set down to beat Britain's James Ward in round one of the Aegon Championships.

Murray ready for Queen's opener

Mon, 2015-06-15 11:20
Andy Murray begins his grass-court campaign at Queen's Club on Tuesday, along with Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka.

Man dies after two-car collision

Mon, 2015-06-15 11:19
A man in his 40s dies after a two-vehicle crash in Newry, County Down.

VIDEO: Live: Bush launches White House bid

Mon, 2015-06-15 10:47
Jeb Bush is launching his campaign to be the Republican nominee for the 2016 US presidential election in Miami.

Raccoon pictured riding alligator

Mon, 2015-06-15 10:42
A man walking in a national forest in central Florida has captured a rare image of a raccoon appearing to ride on the back of alligator.

PSNI apology over murder weapon

Mon, 2015-06-15 09:52
The families of victims of a loyalist gun attack have accepted a police apology after the weapon used in the murders was discovered in a museum.

VIDEO: Contact shows Philae 'in good shape'

Mon, 2015-06-15 09:52
The contact with the Philae probe shows that it is "in good shape", according to the director general of the European Space Agency.

US seeks to confirm Islamist's death

Mon, 2015-06-15 09:50
The US seeks to clarify whether an air strike in Libya killed the Islamist militant who ordered a deadly attack on an Algerian gas plant in 2013.

China's teenage spin doctors

Mon, 2015-06-15 09:48
Chinese university places unusual job ad

Half 'have natural flu protection'

Mon, 2015-06-15 09:34
Nearly half of people have some defences against a wide range of flu strains, researchers suggest.

UK's 'tornado alley' identified

Mon, 2015-06-15 09:26
The area between London and Reading, in Berkshire, has the highest likelihood of a tornado in the UK, according to researchers mapping their location.

Handstands banned at primary school

Mon, 2015-06-15 09:22
Handstands and cartwheels are banned during break times at a primary school after a series of injuries.