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Lupita Nyong’o joins Star Wars cast

Mon, 2014-06-02 08:46
Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave actress Lupita Nyong'o and Games of Thrones' Gwendoline Christie join the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII, producers say.

Strong sandstorm kills four in Iran

Mon, 2014-06-02 08:41
A powerful sandstorm brings winds of up to 110km/h (70mph) to the Iranian capital Tehran, killing at least four people and injuring about 30.

VIDEO: Freak sandstorm hits Iranian capital

Mon, 2014-06-02 08:38
A massive sandstorm and record winds has hit Tehran killing several and leaving the city in darkness.

Cameron: New EU chief must 'get it'

Mon, 2014-06-02 08:33
The new head of the European Commission must grasp the need for big changes to how the EU works, David Cameron says.

Garage owner fakes Google 'murder'

Mon, 2014-06-02 08:32
A garage owner apologises for staging a scene that looked like a murder in an Edinburgh street, which was caught on Google Street View.

VIDEO: Beckham's delight at being unknown

Mon, 2014-06-02 08:30
Former England football captain David Beckham talks about his adventure into the Amazon as part of a new documentary

In pictures: Spain's King Juan Carlos

Mon, 2014-06-02 08:25
King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates

Worry in Luz at new Madeleine search

Mon, 2014-06-02 08:15
Hunt for Madeleine prompts sympathy and irritation

Mine manager's checks for 'danger'

Mon, 2014-06-02 08:13
The manager of a mine where four workers drowned checked three times for any signs of water or danger the day before it flooded, a court hears.

Qatar bid probe nears conclusion

Mon, 2014-06-02 08:10
Fifa investigator Michael Garcia plans to complete his probe of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process by 9 June.

Monday's gossip column

Mon, 2014-06-02 07:42
Mario Balotelli could return to the English Premier League, Cesc Fabregas and Frank Lampard might join Man City, plus more.

Harris video 'contradicts denial'

Mon, 2014-06-02 07:39
The jury at the trial of Rolf Harris sees video footage said to contradict his claim that he could not have been at the location of one of his alleged assaults.

Children winched from stricken boat

Mon, 2014-06-02 07:35
A Royal Navy helicopter from HMS Gannet in Prestwick rescues two children from a stricken boat in the North Atlantic.

Wife 'found decapitated after row'

Mon, 2014-06-02 07:29
A mother of two found dead in her living room had been decapitated, the Old Bailey hears.

'Trojan' governor is Ofsted inspector

Mon, 2014-06-02 07:29
Tahir Alam, put in the spotlight by allegations of extremist takeovers in Birmingham schools, has himself been working as an Ofsted inspector.

City faces 'Trojan Horse storm'

Mon, 2014-06-02 07:27
Birmingham faces schools going into special measures

Webster replaces Agar at Wakefield

Mon, 2014-06-02 07:11
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats coach Richard Agar steps down and is replaced by former assistant James Webster.

Japan Fukushima ice wall work starts

Mon, 2014-06-02 07:10
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant starts building a large underground ice wall to isolate toxic water produced by the plant.

Arrests part of UVF murders probe

Mon, 2014-06-02 07:03
Four men are arrested by police investigating loyalist paramilitary murders in north Belfast.

Libya clashes: 18 killed in Benghazi

Mon, 2014-06-02 06:51
At least 18 people have been killed in fierce fighting between Islamists and a renegade general in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, medics say.
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