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Gun attack on house 'was hate crime'

Thu, 2014-04-24 09:57
A family of seven escape injury in a gun attack on a house in west Belfast in an incident being treated as a hate crime by police.

Kenyan officials wrangle over status

Thu, 2014-04-24 09:57
Kenyan MPs propose making it a criminal offence to address an official incorrectly, the latest move in a status struggle with newly created governors.

Police search after eagle disappears

Thu, 2014-04-24 09:36
Police say they are investigating the disappearance of the first white-tailed sea eagle to be raised in the east of Scotland in almost 200 years.

Deadly air strike on Syria market

Thu, 2014-04-24 09:06
A Syrian government air strike on a market in a rebel-held town in Aleppo kills more than 20 people, activist groups say.

France mulls GPS car-sharing app ban

Thu, 2014-04-24 08:53
The French government has moved to quell growing tensions between the taxi industry and private car-sharing rivals.

John Paul II crucifix crushes man

Thu, 2014-04-24 08:51
A 21-year old man has been crushed to death by a crucifix erected in honour of Pope John Paul II in northern Italy.

A change of tack on Syria

Thu, 2014-04-24 08:46
A change of tack on Britons heading for Syria

South Sudan treason charges dropped

Thu, 2014-04-24 08:39
South Sudan withdraws charges against four top politicians accused of the alleged coup plot that triggered the civil war.

Human skin grown in laboratory

Thu, 2014-04-24 08:37
Skin grown in the laboratory could replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing, according to UK scientists.

Crime falls 15% in England and Wales

Thu, 2014-04-24 08:30
Overall crime in England and Wales falls by 15% in 2013, an official survey shows - but there are signs, according to police figures, of rises in certain categories.

Barclays wins pay package vote

Thu, 2014-04-24 08:24
Barclays shareholders vote to approve the bank's remuneration package, which includes higher bonuses despite a 30% fall in profits.

VIDEO: Shareholders criticise Barclays bonuses

Thu, 2014-04-24 07:54
Barclays shareholders have voted to approve the bank's remuneration package, which includes higher bonuses despite a 30% fall in profits.

US seeks e-cigarette restrictions

Thu, 2014-04-24 07:51
The US Food and Drug Administration is seeking minimum age restrictions and warnings on e-cigarettes because of uncertainties over their impact on health.

The truth behind the rise in sex crimes

Thu, 2014-04-24 07:48
The truth behind the rise in sex crimes

VIDEO: Dhaka victims wait for compensation

Thu, 2014-04-24 07:41
Many survivors of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Dhaka are still waiting for compensation after the tragedy in 2013 that killed 1,129 workers.

Pupil school rape 'never happened'

Thu, 2014-04-24 07:37
A boy accused of raping a fellow pupil at a north Wales primary school tells a jury the alleged attack never happened.

AUDIO: Ending Rev is 'sad but attractive'

Thu, 2014-04-24 07:30
Rev star Tom Hollander said it was "sad" but "attractive" to end the show after three series.

Russia extends Navalny house arrest

Thu, 2014-04-24 07:26
A Moscow court extends the house arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny by another six months for violating its conditions.

VIDEO: Tattoo woman 'treated like criminal'

Thu, 2014-04-24 07:25
A British tourist arrested in Sri Lanka because she had a Buddha tattoo on her arm says she was treated "like a criminal" when she was held by the authorities.

Firefighters to stage fresh strikes

Thu, 2014-04-24 07:24
Firefighters in England and Wales are to stage strikes on 2, 3 and 4 May over a long-running pensions row, the Fire Brigades Union says.
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