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Cannes to screen Strauss-Kahn film

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:12
Gerard Depardieu's starring role as a disgraced politician based on Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to be shown for the first time at the Cannes Film Festival - but not as part of the official programme.

Dead kayakers from the same family

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:11
The bodies of three missing kayakers, who police said were all from the same family, are found by search and rescue teams in the River Tyne.

Miners worked 'near known reservoir'

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:06
An investigator was "chilled" after seeing a plan which suggested colliers at a Swansea Valley pit where four died worked near a known underground reservoir, a court hears.

Pistorius has 'anxiety disorder'

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:06
The trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius hears he has an anxiety disorder and prosecutors say he should be put under psychiatric observation.

PM 'goes to aid of collapsed woman'

Mon, 2014-05-12 08:03
David Cameron held the hand of a woman who had collapsed until assistance arrived, the London Ambulance Service says.

Veterans' tales of mental illness

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:57
'When you leave the Army, nobody tells you how to switch off'

'Zombie' Parliament claims rejected

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:56
The government reject claims it has "run out of ideas" amid speculation Parliament is due to be cut short by a week.

Turkey told to pay Cyprus damages

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:47
Turkey is ordered to pay 90m (£73m; $123m) euros by the European Court of Human Rights for the 1974 invasion of Cyprus.

South Sudan elections postponed

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:46
South Sudan postpones presidential elections due next year to give government and rebel forces more time to achieve reconciliation, the president says.

US twin babies born holding hands

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:38
A pair of US twin sisters who have a rare condition which meant they shared an amniotic sac have been born holding hands.

Woman tells of Harris 'assaults'

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:35
A woman tells the Rolf Harris trial that the entertainer assaulted her several times, including once with his own daughter in the room.

Brazil 2014: What fans need to know

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:17
What every England fan needs to know for the World Cup

West Brom part company with Mel

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:06
West Bromwich Albion part company with manager Pepe Mel after only four months in charge at the Premier League club.

Three men sought over gang rape

Mon, 2014-05-12 07:03
Police hunt three men after a 33-year-old woman was forced into a common close and raped.

AUDIO: Trial cancer drug 'saved my life'

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:56
A grandfather with leukaemia, who was given just two years to live, is in remission after taking a new trial drug.

Woman stripped ex's apartment bare

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:54
A woman who hired a van to strip her former boyfriend's flat bare - even taking the carpets - is spared a jail sentence.

Gary Barlow should keep OBE - Cameron

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:43
David Cameron rejects calls for Gary Barlow to hand back his OBE after it emerged he put money into a fund ruled to be a tax-avoidance scheme.

BBC 'unfair' on DJ says Cameron

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:35
David Cameron accuses the BBC of being "slightly unfair" in its dealings with a local radio presenter who lost his job after playing a song with racist lyrics.

Putin's next move?

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:28
What will Russia's Vladimir Putin do next over Ukraine?

Barkley in England World Cup squad

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:24
Midfielder Ross Barkley is included in England's World Cup squad as Roy Hodgson selects a youthful 23-man party for Brazil.
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