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NY call for police killing inquiries

Mon, 2014-12-08 10:33
New York's Attorney General has asked the governor for the power to investigate and prosecute local police killings of unarmed civilians.

VIDEO: 'Lives saved' as Hagupit nears Manila

Mon, 2014-12-08 10:33
Hundreds of volunteers in Manila are helping to bag up food supplies for areas which may be cut off by Tropical storm Hagupit.

FA Cup final repeat in third round draw

Mon, 2014-12-08 10:26
Last year's finalists Arsenal and Hull City meet in the third round of the FA Cup in one of four all-Premier League ties.

Liverpool v Basel

Mon, 2014-12-08 10:14
Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool's players can write themselves into club folklore by beating Basel in the Champions League.

Miliband pledges votes at 16 by 2016

Mon, 2014-12-08 10:13
A future Labour government will ensure that 16 and 17-year-olds can vote in elections from May 2016, Ed Miliband says.

Doping claims damaging - Lord Coe

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:59
Lord Coe has admitted that allegations of systematic doping in Russian athletics are damaging the sport.

VIDEO: £8m compensation for disabled boy

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:44
A health trust is to pay a "landmark" compensation settlement to a severely disabled teenager after his family sued it for medical negligence.

Man charged with murder and rapes

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:40
A man appears in court charged with murder, abduction and rape after the body of a woman is found in house in Falkirk.

VIDEO: Huge sperm whales found dead on beach

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:37
A pod of sperm whales has been found dead after becoming stranded in shallow water on a South Australia beach.

VIDEO: Wildlife traffickers 'loot our planet'

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:12
Prince William has described the illegal wildlife trade as, "one of most insidious forms of corruption and illegality".

Why is diesel now bad news?

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:06
The backlash against a fuel once seen as clean

DJ Fox arrested over more allegations

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:05
DJ Neil Fox, who is facing four sexual assault allegations, is arrested over another three allegations made by different women.

Senior UKIP official suspended

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:55
UKIP says it has suspended general secretary Roger Bird amid allegations of impropriety in relation to candidate selection.

Remembering 'fiercely funny' disability activist Stella Young

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:45
The 'fiercely funny' comedian and disability activist

Men arrested in Cairo bathhouse raid

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:36
More than 30 men are arrested on a night-time raid on a bathhouse in Cairo and accused of debauchery, a charge used to prosecute gay people.

FA contact Pearson over fan row

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:32
The Football Association has asked Leicester manager Nigel Pearson for his observations after an altercation with a fan.

Man 'killed ex and girl with machete'

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:27
A man beat his ex-partner to death with a machete, hammer and screwdriver and slit his baby daughter's throat before leaving a note blaming his ex for what he had done, a court hears.

VIDEO: 'Poor people don't know how to cook'

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:08
Conservative peer Baroness Jenkin has apologised for saying "poor people don't know how to cook".

Viewpoint: Black victims unfairly blamed

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:02
In the wake of several high-profile cases involving black Americans killed after encounters with the police, writers Stacey Patton and David J Leonard examine why blame is often shifted to the deceased.

VIDEO: Prince and President in Oval Office

Mon, 2014-12-08 07:54
The Duke of Cambridge meets Barack Obama at the White House - telling the US President that in the excitement of Prince George's birth he forgot to check whether he was a boy or a girl.

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