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Scotland 'had a glacier up to 1700s'

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:52
A glacier was still in place in Scotland within the last 400 years - 11,000 years less than previously thought - say scientists.

Pakistan jets bomb Taliban positions

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:48
Pakistani military aircraft bomb suspected Taliban positions in North Waziristan, following a wave of attacks against security forces.

Vatican cleric 'laundered millions'

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:44
A senior Italian cleric, already on trial over fraud claims, has also been charged with laundering millions through the Vatican bank, police say.

Drax protesters' convictions quashed

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:41
The convictions of 29 people sentenced after a power station protest where an undercover police officer was working are quashed.

Badger cull farms 'need to prepare'

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:32
Farmers and landowners across the UK are urged to prepare applications for badger control licences prior to any nationwide cull being confirmed.

Lloyds accused of 'bad faith'

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:31
Lloyds Banking Group and the government have been accused of acting in "bad faith" in the way they handled the sell-off of 600 Lloyds bank branches.

Travis assault 'caused years of hell'

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:24
A woman woman who was allegedly assaulted by former BBC DJ Dave Lee Travis says the incident left her frightened to leave the house alone.

Spending months under water

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:23
It's 60 years since the world's first nuclear-powered submarine was launched - the first "true" submarine.

Pensioner rapist's minimum term cut

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:13
A rapist jailed for life for raping a pensioner in her bedroom has his minimum prison term reduced by two years at the Court of Appeal.

Why I'd drop Chris Ashton - Guscott

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:10
Former England centre on why he'd drop Chris Ashton, pick Simon Zebo for Ireland and retain Sam Warburton as Wales captain.

Roache TV interview 'angered' woman

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:02
A woman who claims William Roache forced her to perform a sex act told police she was angry at a TV interview in which he said abuse was punishment for previous lives, a court hears.

Man Utd yet to bid for target Mata

Tue, 2014-01-21 06:00
Manchester United have not yet made a bid for Juan Mata, but refuse to rule out a future offer for the Chelsea midfielder.

VIDEO: Action to cut level crossing deaths

Tue, 2014-01-21 05:51
Some 10% of Britain's level crossings have been closed since 2010 as part of a programme to improve rail safety, Network Rail has said.

AUDIO: 'I am facing Hayley's choice'

Tue, 2014-01-21 05:45
Motor neurone disease sufferer Paul Chamberlain and his wife Sally react to Hayley Cropper's exit from Coronation Street.

Seventeen cleared on Ardoyne parade

Tue, 2014-01-21 05:33
Seventeen men are cleared of a charge of staging an unlawful protest at an Apprentice Boys parade in north Belfast.

Day in pictures: 21 January 2014

Tue, 2014-01-21 05:32
24 hours of news photos: 21 January

'Confusion' over helicopter gearbox

Tue, 2014-01-21 05:27
An inquiry into a helicopter crash which killed 16 men is told of confusion between its operator and manufacturer over the condition of the gearbox.

South Sudan president hits out at UN

Tue, 2014-01-21 05:26
South Sudan President Salva Kiir accuses the UN peacekeeping mission of acting like a "parallel government", as his forces recapture territory from rebels.

Night work 'throws body into chaos'

Tue, 2014-01-21 05:09
Doing the night shift throws the body into chaos and could be causing long-term damage, warn researchers.

VIDEO: Anger over Japan dolphin slaughter

Tue, 2014-01-21 05:06
The British and American ambassadors to Japan have joined a chorus of international criticism at fishermen there who hunt and slaughter dolphins.

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