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Sony's net profit more than triples

Wed, 2015-07-29 23:23
Japanese tech giant Sony sees its net profit more than triple in the April-to-June quarter, helped by strong sales of its PlayStation 4 games.

Ai Weiwei denied six-month UK visa

Wed, 2015-07-29 23:19
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is refused a six-month visa by the British government amid claims that he lied on his visa application form.

In pictures: Bamiyan Valley in Afghanistan

Wed, 2015-07-29 23:19
Simon Norfolk's landscapes of Afghanistan

Chung wants to be Fifa president

Wed, 2015-07-29 23:12
The major shareholder of South Korean industrial giant Hyundai wants to replace Sepp Blatter as Fifa president.

Myanmar frees almost 7,000 prisoners

Wed, 2015-07-29 23:12
Myanmar releases 6,966 prisoners, including 210 foreigners, ahead of polls in November - but it is not clear if political prisoners are among those freed.

India state funeral for Abdul Kalam

Wed, 2015-07-29 23:06
Former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam is given a full state funeral in his native town in Rameswaram in South India.

VIDEO: Night patrols to deter Calais migrants

Wed, 2015-07-29 23:04
Security forces in Calais have been working to prevent a third successive night of mass incursions into the Channel Tunnel by migrants trying to reach Britain.

VIDEO: Worldies, free-kicks & cheeky headers

Wed, 2015-07-29 22:34
Watch some of the best goals from Women's FA Cup finals before Saturday's showpiece between Chelsea and Notts County.

VIDEO: Leap into the dark: Perils of 'tombstoning'

Wed, 2015-07-29 22:34
There are fresh warnings about the dangers of so-called "tombstoning" - an activity which involves jumping off cliffs, piers, or harbour walls into water for fun.

RBS reports 27% quarterly profit rise

Wed, 2015-07-29 22:29
Royal Bank of Scotland reports a 27% increase in second-quarter profit after booking more mortgage business.

Royal Dutch Shell to cut 6,500 jobs

Wed, 2015-07-29 22:22
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell says it is to shed 6,500 jobs as part of cost cutting plans.

British Gas owner cuts 6,000 jobs

Wed, 2015-07-29 22:14
Centrica, the owner of British Gas, says it is cutting 6,000 jobs, as it reports a doubling of profits at the British Gas business.

Further searches for missing man

Wed, 2015-07-29 22:08
Searching is set to continue into a fourth day for a man who went missing after the Dornoch Show last weekend.

De Gea saga unfavourable - Van Gaal

Wed, 2015-07-29 22:07
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says goalkeeper David De Gea's link to Real Madrid has caused a problem.

Deadly landslides hit Nepal villages

Wed, 2015-07-29 21:58
At least 16 people are killed after torrential rain triggers landslides in western Nepal, with fears the toll could rise.

Chelsea still team to beat - Shearer

Wed, 2015-07-29 21:50
Chelsea "will still be the team to beat" this season while Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers is under "huge pressure", says Alan Shearer.

VIDEO: MH370: Experts investigate wreckage

Wed, 2015-07-29 21:44
Sixteen months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, a piece of an aircraft has been found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean.

Zayn Malik signs solo record deal

Wed, 2015-07-29 21:28
The former One Direction singer posts a picture of him signing a contract with RCA Records.

Firefighters at caravan park blaze

Wed, 2015-07-29 21:27
Firefighters are tackling a large fire at a caravan park in Ceredigion.

School asbestos 'must be tackled'

Wed, 2015-07-29 21:20
Campaigners are calling for asbestos in schools to be tackled by the Welsh and UK governments.