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In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2014

Thu, 2014-05-01 07:06
The winners of the Sony World Photography Awards

Farmer jailed for animal cruelty

Thu, 2014-05-01 07:04
A County Antrim farmer found guilty of animal cruelty offences is jailed for six months.

Boy in court over teacher killing

Thu, 2014-05-01 07:01
Family of teacher Ann Maguire in court to see 15-year-old boy charged with her murder remanded in custody.

Bombs plot Nazi sympathiser jailed

Thu, 2014-05-01 06:54
A Nazi sympathiser who plotted to blow up mosques and Islamic centres is jailed for 10 years.

VIDEO: 'Heroin link' to Peaches death

Thu, 2014-05-01 06:50
Recent use of heroin was "likely" to have played a role in the death of Peaches Geldof, an inquest has heard from Kent Police.

MoD contracts safeguard 140 jobs

Thu, 2014-05-01 06:44
A defence firm in the south Wales secures two new Ministry of Defence contracts in a multimillion pound deal which safeguards 140 jobs.

Duchess attends brother's funeral

Thu, 2014-05-01 06:37
The Duchess of Cornwall leads mourners at the funeral of her brother Mark Shand in Stourpaine, Dorset.

Thursday's gossip column

Thu, 2014-05-01 06:30
Real Madrid and AC Milan join Chelsea in chase for Tottenham's Paulinho, QPR want Morrison, Birmingham facing administration.

Police reverse into new Mandela bust

Thu, 2014-05-01 06:28
A police van reverses into a newly-unveiled tribute to Nelson Mandela outside South Africa's parliament.

Mourinho tactics not to blame - Zola

Thu, 2014-05-01 06:24
Jose Mourinho's tactics were not to blame for Chelsea's Champions League defeat by Atletico Madrid, says Gianfranco Zola.

UK's oldest settlement confirmed

Thu, 2014-05-01 06:20
A Wiltshire town is confirmed at the longest continuous settlement in the United Kingdom.

Imola circuit holds Senna silence

Thu, 2014-05-01 06:09
The Imola circuit where Ayrton Senna died 20 years ago today is holding four days of tributes to the Brazilian.

Heroin 'role' in Geldof death

Thu, 2014-05-01 06:04
Heroin is "likely" to have played a role in the death of TV presenter Peaches Geldof, 25, an inquest hears.

Day in pictures: 1 May 2014

Thu, 2014-05-01 05:58
News photos from past 24 hours: 1 May

Protester hits Nigel Farage with egg

Thu, 2014-05-01 05:57
UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage is hit by an egg as he campaigns ahead of the European elections.

AUDIO: Celebrity fashion endorsements rise

Thu, 2014-05-01 05:45
Fashion merchandising expert Maria Malone says the use of celebrity endorsements is becoming "more prevalent".

Tear gas at Turkish May Day protests

Thu, 2014-05-01 05:40
Riot police in Turkey use tear gas and water cannon to prevent demonstrators defying a ban on protests on Istanbul's central Taksim Square.

School rebuilding: £2bn funding

Thu, 2014-05-01 05:40
A school repair programme in England is allocated £2bn, to fund rebuilding work between 2015 and 2021.

Mystery of YouTube's box clips grows

Thu, 2014-05-01 05:35
Who is posting thousands of weird shapes and sounds, and why?

VIDEO: Where is inequality gap heading?

Thu, 2014-05-01 05:20
French economist Thomas Piketty is causing a stir with his new book about the gap between rich and poor. Newsnight policy editor Chris Cook talks you through some of Piketty's analysis and his controversial policy suggestions.

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