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Two men killed in Fife collision

Wed, 2014-01-15 01:10
Two men have died and another is seriously injured in a collision on the A92 road near the village of Freuchie in Fife.

Coming out in a man's world

Wed, 2014-01-15 01:08
What happens when men in 'macho' jobs reveal they are gay?

Axing councils could cut 15,000 jobs

Wed, 2014-01-15 01:04
A cut in the number of councils in Wales could lead to 15,000 job losses and cost more than £200m, the Welsh Local Government Association warns.

Private firms 'win 70% of NHS bids'

Wed, 2014-01-15 00:54
Almost 70% of contracts for NHS services in England from April-December 2013 were won by private firms, a campaign group claims.

Gallagher completes World Cup treble

Wed, 2014-01-15 00:30
Paralympic skier Kelly Gallagher wins a third gold medal at the World Cup in Canada with victory in the super-giant slalom.

Global economy 'at turning point'

Wed, 2014-01-15 00:17
The global economy is at a "turning point", the World Bank has said, but warns of the economic impact of the withdrawal of US stimulus measures.

Pietersen in England World T20 squad

Tue, 2014-01-14 23:37
Kevin Pietersen is named in England's provisional squad for the ICC World Twenty20, which begins in March.

Man charged with murder at house

Tue, 2014-01-14 23:08
A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a man after an incident at a house in Caerphilly county.

Arctic Monkeys lead NME nominations

Tue, 2014-01-14 23:06
Sheffield quartet Arctic Monkeys top this year's NME nominations with eight nods, followed by Californian all-sister trio Haim with six.

Finn to leave England's Australia tour

Tue, 2014-01-14 22:59
Bowler Steven Finn will leave England's tour of Australia to return home and "work on technical aspects of his game", the ECB says.

Sports presenter reveals sex assault

Tue, 2014-01-14 22:48
TV presenter Charlie Webster, a presenter on Sky Sports News, reveals she was sexually assaulted as a 15-year-old by her running coach.

VIDEO: Egg attack prompts Bieber home search

Tue, 2014-01-14 22:44
The Los Angeles home of Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has been searched by police, following allegations that he threw eggs at his neighbour's house.

Cuts causing 'more unequal society'

Tue, 2014-01-14 22:15
Austerity measures are affecting Northern Ireland disproportionately and creating a more unequal society, a charity says.

Social media plea over park murder

Tue, 2014-01-14 22:10
Detectives investigating the murder of a woman in a Glasgow park a month ago turn to social networking in a bid to catch her killer.

Roache, Travis and Harris cases in press

Tue, 2014-01-14 22:09
Many papers focus on the court appearances by a trio of celebrities - William Roache, Dave Lee Travis and Rolf Harris - who all deny sex offences.

Williams and Li ease into third round

Tue, 2014-01-14 21:46
Top seed Serena Williams and 2013 runner-up Li Na record straightforward wins to reach the Australian Open third round.

Facebook to share data with Yandex

Tue, 2014-01-14 21:35
Facebook agrees a deal to share public data from its users in some countries with Yandex - Russia's largest search engine.

Two reply to council donation offer

Tue, 2014-01-14 21:35
A council that invited residents to donate money they had saved after their council tax bills were reduced, receives just two responses.

VIDEO: Whale gives kayaker near miss

Tue, 2014-01-14 21:31
A Norwegian kayaker has had a near miss with humpback whale on a trip to Gyllefjord at Senja.

US returns sculptures to India

Tue, 2014-01-14 21:28
The US returns to India three ancient sculptures that that been smuggled into the US by art dealers and accomplices.

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