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UKIP in Irish actor poster row

Fri, 2014-04-25 06:32
UKIP clashes with the Conservatives over its use of an actor in a European election poster.

Pietersen fails on return to cricket

Fri, 2014-04-25 06:31
Kevin Pietersen makes 16 in his first innings since being discarded by England as his Delhi Daredevils are beaten in the IPL.

Mourinho silent on Liverpool line-up

Fri, 2014-04-25 06:01
Jose Mourinho refuses to say whether he will field a weakened Chelsea team for Sunday's trip to Liverpool.

Life of Margo MacDonald celebrated

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:58
More than 1,000 people gather to celebrate the life of veteran politician Margo MacDonald, following her death earlier this month at the age of 70.

Proudest moment of career - Giggs

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:55
Ryan Giggs says he is "happy but nervous" after taking charge of Manchester United following the sacking of David Moyes.

Russia accuses West of Ukraine plot

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:38
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses the West of wanting to seize Ukraine as a war of words between Moscow and the US worsens.

VIDEO: Zero hours like 'Victorian conditions'

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:28
Labour leader Ed Miliband has promised end zero hour contracts, if his party wins the next election.

Glasgow 2014 chief to leave post

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:22
The deputy chief executive of Glasgow 2014 is to leave his post just three months before the Games begin.

Couch & Barrow win silver in London

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:22
Great Britain's Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow win silver in the World Series synchronised 10m platform in London.

Russia's credit rating downgraded

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:19
Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's cuts Russia's rating as foreign investors continue to take money out of the country amid tensions over Ukraine.

'Giant rats' in family's house

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:10
A County Down father-of-four appeals for help after catching more than 60 rats in his home over the past four years

Prison officer arrested over drugs

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:01
A 50-year-old prison officer has been released on bail after being arrested over drugs offences at Maghaberry Prison.

Uzi and AK-47 among weapons find

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:57
A "significant" weapons find at a house in a Suffolk village included an AK-47 and Uzi machine gun, police say.

VIDEO: Osborne: RBS has 'a long way to go'

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:46
Royal Bank of Scotland abandons attempts to pay bonuses twice the size of salaries after being told the move would not be approved by a Treasury body

VIDEO: Mother in court over child deaths

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:42
Tania Clarence has appeared at Wimbledon magistrates court charged with murdering three of her children.

Probe over Hillsborough insult posts

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:42
The government says it is making "urgent inquiries" into reports Whitehall computers were used to make insulting comments about the Hillsborough disaster.

Wembley bid to host Euro 2020 final

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:39
The Football Association submits a bid for Wembley to host either the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final, or some group matches.

Facebook buys fitness app firm

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:31
The latest acquisition for Facebook is a fitness app firm as it looks for a piece of the burgeoning health tech market.

AUDIO: Labour to tackle zero-hours contracts

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:13
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna discusses Labour proposals to prohibit exploitative zero-hours contracts

Day in pictures: 25 April 2014

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:01
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