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Afghans 'repel big attack on base'

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:47
Afghan forces backed by Nato air power repel an assault by more than 300 militants on an army base close to the Pakistani border, officials say.

Prince Harry and Cressida split up

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:46
Prince Harry and his girlfriend Cressida Bonas have broken up after two years together, with the split said to be "amicable".

Third Met PC sacked over 'plebgate'

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:44
A third Metropolitan Police officer is sacked over the "plebgate" row that followed a Downing Street argument between police and MP Andrew Mitchell.

Worker put students at HIV 'risk'

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:43
Hundreds of University of Derby students were put at risk of HIV and Hepatitis B infection after a university worker reused syringe barrels, the university says.

Spain sees economy pick up pace

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:42
Spain's economy grew at its fastest quarterly pace since 2008 during the first three months of the year, the country's statistics body says.

Poison case nurse 'won life battle'

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:29
A dental nurse who was accused of lacing her boss's coffee with mercury says she won "the battle of her life" when she heard the case had been dropped.

Co-op report blames Britannia deal

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:25
The Co-operative Bank's merger with the Britannia building society in 2009 should never have happened, a major review of the organisation has concluded.

VIDEO: Many tributes in book of condolence

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:18
A book of condolence has been filled with tributes and messages of support for the family of Ann Maguire, the teacher who was fatally stabbed in Leeds on Monday.

Alliance Party office petrol bombed

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:18
Seven bombs are thrown at an Alliance Party office in east Belfast, the police say.

Children aged 10 getting drug help

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:13
Ten-year-olds among scores of Welsh youngsters referred to specialist drug and alcohol treatment services.

VIDEO: Westwood's way with wedding dresses

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:08
Vivienne Westwood talks to Louise Minchin about her exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum and why she enjoyed designing a dress for Muppets character Miss Piggy.

England squad to be named on 12 May

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:01
England coach Roy Hodgson will announce his squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil on Monday, 12 May.

Ratzenberger 'deserves Imola tribute'

Wed, 2014-04-30 03:00
Roland Ratzenberger deserves a permanent tribute at Imola alongside Ayrton Senna's, says former team-mate David Brabham.

Inmate dies in 'botched' execution

Wed, 2014-04-30 02:53
One of two death row prisoners who lost a case in the Oklahoma Supreme Court dies of a heart attack following an apparently botched lethal injection.

AUDIO: Gambler went to buy milk and lost £5k

Wed, 2014-04-30 02:42
A secret gambler has described how he went out to buy a pint of milk and gambled away £5,000 at a betting shop.

IMF: Russia experiencing recession

Wed, 2014-04-30 02:41
Russia is "experiencing recession now" because of economic damage caused by the crisis in Ukraine, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says.

Hospital warned on OAP patient care

Wed, 2014-04-30 02:37
Health inspectors find numerous problems with elderly patient care at Glasgow's Southern General Hospital.

UK firms use 1.4m zero-hour contracts

Wed, 2014-04-30 02:36
Nearly half of big companies in the UK use a total of 1.4 million zero-hours contracts, a study from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says.

VIDEO: Inmate 'spoke after lethal injection'

Wed, 2014-04-30 02:34
A US death row inmate in Oklahoma died of a heart attack after his execution was halted because the lethal injection of three drugs failed to work properly.

Arrest over McGurk's bar atrocity

Wed, 2014-04-30 02:33
A 69-year-old man is arrested over a pub bombing in which 15 people were murdered during the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

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