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Harris 'assaulted daughter's friend'

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:21
Entertainer Rolf Harris groomed and repeatedly molested a friend of his daughter, a prosecutor says, describing him as a "Jekyll and Hyde" character.

VIDEO: Deadly gun battle on Mariupol streets

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:21
At least 20 pro-Russian protesters have been killed in violence in the south of Ukraine, the country's Interior Minister has said.

'Killer robots' to be debated at UN

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:19
The use of killer robots will be debated for the first time at the United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons.

Nigeria schoolgirl abductions: Five questions

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:14
... And four other questions about Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls

Syria troops move into Homs Old City

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:11
Syrian government troops move into previously rebel-held areas of Homs - once a hub of the revolution - after the evacuation of rebel forces.

Friday's gossip column

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:09
Barcelona rival Arsenal for Martinez, Liverpool make bid for Lallana, Inter want Torres and Cole wanted by Monaco.

National's outdoor venue sheds name

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:07
A new name is being sought for The Shed, the National Theatre's temporary space which launched last year.

GDP 'close to pre-crisis level'

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:58
The UK economy is close to regaining its pre-financial crisis size, according to research organisation NIESR.

Heathrow congestion charge proposed

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:56
People travelling to Heathrow Airport by car could have to pay a congestion charge if the airport's proposed third runway is built.

US politicians question Pfizer bid

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:52
US governors raise concerns about job losses in the US and senators threaten to close a tax loophole that Pfizer hopes to use.

I'm like a supply teacher - Sherwood

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:41
Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood compares himself to a supply teacher and says uncertainty over his job is creating a lack of respect.

Killer denies Elaine Doyle murder

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:39
A man who murdered a teenage girl in Kilmarnock tells the Elaine Doyle murder trial that he did not kill the 16-year-old in Greenock.

Noah beats Jacob as top US boys name

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:36
Jacob has lost its spot as the most popular name for newborn American boys after 14 years, knocked from its place by Noah, the government says

VIDEO: Three Queens gather for anniversary

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:22
Three luxury ships have met in their home port of Southampton to mark the 10th anniversary of liner, Queen Mary 2.

Teacher who smuggled drugs banned

Fri, 2014-05-09 06:20
An art teacher who was jailed for smuggling "highly damaging" class A and B drugs is banned from the classroom.

Mackay apologises to Vincent Tan

Fri, 2014-05-09 05:59
Former Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay apologises "without reservation" to the man who sacked him, club owner Vincent Tan.

Tests seek evidence of Syria torture

Fri, 2014-05-09 05:45
Experts on the use of chemicals for torture are to conduct tests on the body of a British surgeon who died in custody in Syria.

Hamilton supreme in second practice

Fri, 2014-05-09 05:41
Lewis Hamilton sets a searing pace to head Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in second practice at the Spanish GP.

Queen replaced by Charles at service

Fri, 2014-05-09 05:23
The Queen stands down from part of her planned duties at the Order of the Bath service at Westminster Abbey, and is replaced by the Prince of Wales.

Cameron moots 'all-party TV debates'

Fri, 2014-05-09 05:12
TV debates ahead of the 2015 general election could include the leaders of "all the parties", David Cameron suggests.
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