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Khan's MPs to quit Pakistan seats

Mon, 2014-08-18 10:35
The Pakistan opposition party led by Imran Khan says it is to resign all its seats in parliament in a bid to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

VIDEO: Abseilers clean Big Ben's clock face

Mon, 2014-08-18 10:32
The clock face of the Elizabeth Tower, which houses the famous Big Ben bell, is being cleaned, with the hands frozen at 12 o'clock.

PM defends 'clear' Iraq strategy

Mon, 2014-08-18 10:02
Prime Minister David Cameron insists the government's position on Iraq is "clear" and says the UK will not deploy "boots on the ground".

Norway's Statoil in Russian deal

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:57
Norway's Statoil partners with Russian state energy giant Rosneft to search for oil in the Arctic, despite Western sanctions against Moscow.

MP wants answers on Sir Cliff search

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:49
South Yorkshire Police and the BBC are asked to explain to a committee of MPs how the broadcaster knew in advance Sir Cliff Richard's home was to be searched.

'Refugee convoy hit' in east Ukraine

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:31
Many people died when rockets and mortars hit vehicles moving refugees from the Luhansk area of eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military says.

England call up Hales for ODI series

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:31
England call up Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales for the one-day series against India starting next week.

VIDEO: NI pipe band wins tenth world title

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:27
The Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band, the most successful pipe band of all time, wins a tenth world title at the World Pipe Band Championships in Scotland.

Daughter smothered alcoholic mother

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:24
A 19-year-old who suffered "long-term cruelty" at the hands of her alcoholic mother is sentenced to four years and eight months' detention for killing her.

Many tributes paid to Sam Galbraith

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:19
Former Scottish education minister Sam Galbraith, thought to be the world's longest-surviving lung transplant patient, dies at the age of 68.

US health data hack hits 4.5 million

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:09
A major US hospital group said it was the victim of a cyber-attack resulting in the theft of 4.5 million people's personal data.

Calls for ambulance service inquiry

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:04
Members of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service trade union call for an external inquiry into how it is managed.

Ofcom probes Sky over MH17 report

Mon, 2014-08-18 08:39
Ofcom opens investigation into a Sky News report in which Colin Brazier rummaged through belongings at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine.

£224m payout over e-Borders sacking

Mon, 2014-08-18 08:34
The Home Office is told to pay £224m to a major US corporation it sacked for failing to deliver a controversial secure borders programme.

Men found guilty of shooting murder

Mon, 2014-08-18 08:14
Three men are found guilty of murdering a mother who was shot dead while out celebrating her 24th birthday in north-west London.

EU compensates fruit and veg growers

Mon, 2014-08-18 08:12
The EU announces emergency funding of 125m euros (£100m) for fruit and vegetable growers hit by Russian sanctions targeting Western food.

Robot butlers dismissed as 'gimmick'

Mon, 2014-08-18 07:58
A US hotel chain has been criticised over plans to introduce robotic butlers to its workforce.

Borneo student killings inquest opens

Mon, 2014-08-18 07:55
An inquest into the deaths of two British medical students stabbed in Borneo opens in the UK.

Ex-Met PC jailed for selling stories

Mon, 2014-08-18 07:34
A former Metropolitan Police constable has been jailed for 12 months after admitting selling confidential stories to the Sun, it can be revealed.

Unidentified war planes 'bomb' Libya

Mon, 2014-08-18 07:29
Libya's government says it does not know who was behind reported air strikes carried out overnight by unidentified war planes on the capital Tripoli.
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