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Offensive Mikaeel tweet investigated

Sat, 2014-01-18 04:40
Police are investigating an offensive comment made on social media site Twitter in relation to the Mikaeel Kular case.

Young GB squad win World Cup bronzes

Sat, 2014-01-18 04:29
Britain's men and women finish third in their team sprint events at the final World Cup event of the season in Mexico.

Week in pictures: 11-17 January 2014

Sat, 2014-01-18 04:17
News photos from around the world

Van driver injured in tanker crash

Sat, 2014-01-18 04:12
A van driver is taken to hospital with serious injuries after his vehicle is involved in a head-on collision with a petrol tanker.

Nadal, Federer and Sharapova advance

Sat, 2014-01-18 03:55
Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.

Kabul attack kills foreign officials

Sat, 2014-01-18 03:51
Two Britons were among 21 people - including a senior IMF official and four UN employees - killed in a suicide bomb attack on a restaurant in Kabul, officials say.

AUDIO: NHS 'has upped game' on stress disorder

Sat, 2014-01-18 03:46
Dr Deirdre MacManus, a forensic psychiatrist at Kings's College London, speaks to the Today programme's Sarah Montague about the effects of active service on soldiers.

VIDEO: Vikings and yoga with dogs

Sat, 2014-01-18 03:40
Newsnight sent super sloth Nimrod Kamer out to look at four of the latest crazes in the fight to get fit.

Lightning damages Rio statue's thumb

Sat, 2014-01-18 03:13
The thumb of Rio de Janeiro's famous Christ the Redeemer statue is damaged by lightning.

Tharoor wife died 'unnatural death'

Sat, 2014-01-18 02:59
The wife of Indian minister Shashi Tharoor, found dead in a Delhi hotel after a Twitter row, died a "sudden and unnatural death", an autopsy finds.

Mourinho's Rooney claim wrong - Moyes

Sat, 2014-01-18 02:32
David Moyes says Jose Mourinho is wrong to suggest that Manchester United will try to sell Wayne Rooney in the summer.

Dog walker dies after canal fall

Sat, 2014-01-18 02:17
A dog walker dies after falling into a canal in Burnley, prompting a police appeal for witnesses.

Libraries set to close as cuts bite

Sat, 2014-01-18 02:02
Nearly thirty public libraries across Wales face closure in March as councils insist they will still meet their legal duties to provide the service.

England ponder change of tactics

Sat, 2014-01-18 01:56
Limited-overs batting coach Graham Thorpe says England may reconsider their tactics and selection against Australia.

Railway Man red carpet for PoW

Sat, 2014-01-18 01:42
A soldier who did three years forced labour during World War Two is given a VIP reception at a screening of a film about the trials of prisoners held by the Japanese.

Indian minister Tharoor in hospital

Sat, 2014-01-18 01:25
India's minister Shashi Tharoor, whose wife was found dead in a hotel on Friday, is taken to a Delhi hospital with chest pain, officials say.

Tiananmen rocker quits TV gala show

Sat, 2014-01-18 01:06
Chinese singer Cui Jian, whose song became an anthem of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, pulls out of a show on state TV in a reported censorship row.

More skulls in Sri Lanka mass grave

Fri, 2014-01-17 23:30
Four more human skulls are unearthed at a mass grave discovered last month in northern Sri Lanka, bringing the total number of remains to 31.

Pope Benedict doubled defrockings

Fri, 2014-01-17 23:30
Nearly 400 priests were defrocked in only two years by the former Pope, Benedict XVI, over claims of sexual child abuse, the Vatican confirms.

Murray powers into fourth round

Fri, 2014-01-17 23:19
Andy Murray moves into the last 16 of the Australian Open with an impressive third-round win over Feliciano Lopez.

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