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VIDEO: Pound recovers to five-year high

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:09
More than five years after the banking crisis sent the UK economy and the pound tumbling in value, there are signs sterling has slowly clawed its way back.

VIDEO: Foal of Frankel auctioned for £1.15m

Mon, 2014-06-16 12:46
The first foal of legendary racehorse Frankel has been sold at auction in central London for £1.15m.

GM recalls more cars over ignition

Mon, 2014-06-16 12:42
General Motors is recalling 3.2 million more cars in the US because of ignition switch problems, and will change or replace keys on the cars.

Cook encouraged by new-look England

Mon, 2014-06-16 12:16
England captain Alastair Cook hopes his team's display against Sri Lanka is a springboard for an exciting new era.

Suspect arrested in US priest attack

Mon, 2014-06-16 11:47
Police in Phoenix, Arizona, arrest a suspect in an attack on a Roman Catholic church in which one priest was killed and another badly beaten.

Egypt to release Al-Jazeera reporter

Mon, 2014-06-16 11:45
Egypt is to release on medical grounds al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy, who has been on hunger strike in protest at being held without charge.

US opens Bergdahl investigation

Mon, 2014-06-16 11:26
The US military has opened an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Sgt Bowe Bergdahl's disappearance from an Afghan outpost.

VIDEO: Trapped cave explorer rescue under way

Mon, 2014-06-16 11:20
A rescue operation is under way for an injured man trapped in Germany's deepest cave.

Italy warns migrant rescues may end

Mon, 2014-06-16 11:11
Italy says without EU intervention an operation to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean Sea may have to stop, as hundreds more are rescued.

Actor Cox picks up the Queen's baton

Mon, 2014-06-16 10:53
Hollywood actor Brian Cox carries the The Queen's baton at Rosslyn Chapel in Midlothian on the third day of its Scottish tour.

Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine

Mon, 2014-06-16 10:49
Ukraine says Russia has cut off all gas supplies after talks fail to resolve a dispute over debts amid high tension in Ukraine's eastern regions.

Germany 4-0 Portugal

Mon, 2014-06-16 10:34
Thomas Muller scores a World Cup hat-trick as Germany stun Group G rivals Portugal, who have defender Pepe sent off.

Militants 'seize' Iraq's Tal Afar

Mon, 2014-06-16 10:28
Sunni militants seize the northern city of Tal Afar, officials and residents say - a city which lies between Mosul and the border with Syria.

Student charged after uni bomb scare

Mon, 2014-06-16 10:16
A teenage student is charged with manufacturing an explosive substance after suspicious items were found at Newcastle University.

Venezuelan politician questioned

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:57
Venezuelan opposition politician Maria Corina Machado is questioned in connection with an alleged plot to assassinate President Maduro.

Girl, three, dies following fire

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:54
A three-year-old girl dies in hospital following a fire in Carmarthen on Sunday evening, says Dyfed-Powys Police.

Sri Lanka deny England in thriller

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:53
Sri Lanka, nine wickets down, hang on to secure a draw in a pulsating finish to the first Test at Lord's.

VIDEO: ISIS 'release more execution footage'

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:49
Northern Iraq is in turmoil with the Islamist militant group ISIS capturing another city on Monday.

Frankel foal sells for £1.15m fee

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:45
A foal of legendary racehorse Frankel, and his mother, sell for £1.15m at an auction in central London.

Top performing sixth forms face cuts

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:43
Sixth form colleges outperform other state schools in terms of A-level results, but government cuts are putting standards at risk, a report suggests.

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