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UKIP demands more seats in Lords

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:34
Nigel Farage said he will insist on more representatives in the House of Lords after topping the polls in the European elections.

Many killed in DR Congo fighting

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:33
At least 30 people, including women and children, have been killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo ethnic clashes, local officials say.

Hain will look for 'new challenges'

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:32
Former Labour cabinet minister Peter Hain, who is to stand down as an MP, will take on new challenges and be a "tremendous asset" in whatever he does, according to the first minister.

Egypt court voids tear-gas verdicts

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:31
An appeals court in Egypt overturns the convictions of four policemen in the case of 37 detainees who died when tear gas was fired into their van.

Disappearing D-Day veteran returns

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:29
An 89-year-old WW2 veteran returns to the UK after disappearing from his nursing home and heading to France for the D-Day commemorations.

Wigan Warriors 4-16 Castleford Tigers

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:26
Castleford knock holders Wigan out of the Challenge Cup, edging a tense quarter-final at a wet DW Stadium.

Hundreds join school protest march

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:19
About 600 people march through the centre of Lerwick in a bid to save rural schools across Shetland.

VIDEO: Farmer's suitcase scooter in action

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:14
A farmer in China has invented a motorised suitcase which he hopes could revolutionise the way people travel, solving pollution and traffic problems.

Hamilton heads Massa in Canada

Sat, 2014-06-07 07:10
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton heads Williams' Felipe Massa in final practice at the Canadian Grand Prix.

Iran to hold rare talks with US

Sat, 2014-06-07 06:49
Senior US and Iranian officials are to meet for two days ahead of wider negotiations between world powers and Tehran on its nuclear programme.

Armed gang 'stole £1m of jewellery'

Sat, 2014-06-07 06:48
Police estimate that armed robbers made off with more than a million pounds worth of jewellery from an exclusive Edinburgh store on Friday.

Anti-racism rally held Belfast

Sat, 2014-06-07 06:44
Thousands of people take part in an anti-racism march in Belfast city centre.

GB pair win golds at canoe World Cup

Sat, 2014-06-07 06:38
David Florence and Mallory Franklin win gold medals for Britain at the canoe slalom World Cup at Lee Valley on Saturday.

Hibs fans protest against Petrie

Sat, 2014-06-07 06:18
Hibernian fans gather at Easter Road to hold a demonstration aimed at ousting chairman Rod Petrie.

US 'hero student' feted with gifts

Sat, 2014-06-07 06:10
Well-wishers responding to an online campaign buy up the wedding registry of the US student who disarmed a gunman at his university.

Ukraine leader sets out peace plan

Sat, 2014-06-07 05:41
Petro Poroshenko is sworn in as president of Ukraine, setting out a plan to bring peace to the conflict-torn east.

Sex discrimination men get £460,000

Sat, 2014-06-07 05:32
Eighteen men unhappy at being paid less than their female colleagues at a university are awarded a total of £460,000 in back pay.

VIDEO: Flower market renamed after Queen

Sat, 2014-06-07 05:29
The Queen has been in Paris on the final day of her state visit to France to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Blackmailer sends paedophile threats

Sat, 2014-06-07 05:20
Blackmail letters which threaten to spread rumours about people being paedophiles are being investigated by police.

VIDEO: D-Day veteran 'embarrassed at the fuss'

Sat, 2014-06-07 04:42
A World War Two veteran who left his nursing home to attend the D-Day commemorations in France has returned to the UK, ''a bit embarrassed about the fuss'' according to care home head Peter Curtis.
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