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Brooks was 'foolish', not criminal

Tue, 2014-06-03 08:29
Charlie Brooks' defence team in the hacking trial urge the jury to use "common sense" over claims the racehorse trainer hid evidence from police.

US schoolgirls 'stabbed classmate'

Tue, 2014-06-03 08:27
Two 12-year-old girls in the US state of Wisconsin are accused of stabbing a classmate to please an online fictional character known as Slenderman.

Phone a friend? Yes, Angela Merkel

Tue, 2014-06-03 08:25
Germany's Chancellor Merkel fails to pick up the phone when an ally seeks help with a TV quiz question.

Two jailed after dog 'ate man alive'

Tue, 2014-06-03 08:19
Two women who admitted allowing their dog to maul a 79-year-old man to death in his garden are jailed.

'Heavy fighting' in east Ukraine

Tue, 2014-06-03 08:17
Heavy fighting is taking place in and around the rebel-held city of Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian and Russian media report.

Man murdered ex-wife in salon fire

Tue, 2014-06-03 08:17
Ahmad Yazdanparast is found guilty of murdering his ex-wife by dousing her with petrol and setting her on fire in a hair salon.

Sharapova fights back to reach semis

Tue, 2014-06-03 08:15
Seventh seed Maria Sharapova beats Garbine Muguruza in three sets to reach the semi-finals of the French Open.

SA shock at 'worst maths ranking'

Tue, 2014-06-03 08:09
South Africa's ranking as worst in the world for its maths and science education is "a state of emergency", the main opposition says.

VIDEO: Instagram says nudity rules are fair

Tue, 2014-06-03 08:00
The co-founder of Instagram Kevin Systrom says the app's rules on nudity are "fair" after celebrities criticised its ban on topless women.

Pakistan party leader held in London

Tue, 2014-06-03 07:49
Police in the UK arrest Pakistan's powerful MQM leader Altaf Hussain on suspicion of money laundering as his party calls for calm.

Turbine opposite Dylan's Boathouse

Tue, 2014-06-03 07:45
Controversial plans to build a wind turbine on a hillside opposite poet Dylan Thomas' iconic Boathouse are approved, contrary to planning recommendations.

VIDEO: New 'digestion plant' recycles food

Tue, 2014-06-03 07:33
A new multi-million pound food recycling plant is opening near Chertsey in Surrey. Tom Edwards reports.

Tuesday's gossip column

Tue, 2014-06-03 07:29
Chelsea want Cesc Fabregas, Gaston Ramirez next to exit Southampton, Man Utd target Netherlands defender, plus more.

Spain sets out abdication plan

Tue, 2014-06-03 07:16
Spanish politicians outline the next steps in the abdication of King Juan Carlos, and the accession of his son Crown Prince Felipe.

VIDEO: Clegg and Cable united over a pint

Tue, 2014-06-03 07:15
Nick Clegg and Vince Cable have been pulling pints at a pub in central London in their first public appearance together since reports of a rift in the Liberal Democrat leadership team.

Wales 'moving forward', says Jones

Tue, 2014-06-03 07:14
The people of Wales "do not deserve to be told their country is bottom of the pile, time after time", First Minister Carwyn Jones says as he launches the Welsh government's annual progress report.

Harris hugs 'paternal not sexual'

Tue, 2014-06-03 07:10
Rolf Harris's "big bear hugs" were paternal rather than sexual, a friend of the entertainer's daughter says at his trial for a string of indecent assaults.

Trojan Ofsted reports begin to appear

Tue, 2014-06-03 07:07
Three of the Birmingham schools inspected in the wake of the so-called Trojan Horse allegations have revealed that Ofsted has found them good or outstanding.

AUDIO: 'I hallucinate tapestries and monks'

Tue, 2014-06-03 07:03
Matt Harrison talks about living with Charles Bonnet Syndrome - an eye condition which causes hallucinations.

Scots plans 'game-changer' for Wales

Tue, 2014-06-03 07:02
A Conservative Party report calling for Scotland to take more control of income taxes is a "game-changer", says Welsh party leader Andrew RT Davies.

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