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Sinden honoured at theatre awards

Sun, 2014-10-19 07:04
Actor Sir Donald Sinden is honoured posthumously at the UK Theatre Awards with an accolade named after fellow actor knight Sir John Gielgud.

Paisley 'cast influential shadow'

Sun, 2014-10-19 06:57
Former first minister Ian Paisley "cast an influential shadow over three generations", guests at a memorial service in Belfast are told.

VIDEO: Cliff diving champions crowned

Sun, 2014-10-19 05:51
There were spectacular scenes in Yuctan, Mexico, this Saturday for the final event of the 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.

All nations 'have a stake' in Ebola

Sun, 2014-10-19 05:06
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says all nations have a stake in the fight against Ebola, which "respects no borders".

VIDEO: The quest for an Ebola vaccine

Sun, 2014-10-19 03:01
Authorities in West Africa are struggling to deal with the Ebola outbreak which has already claimed thousands of lives in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.

'Share money from economic growth'

Sun, 2014-10-19 02:54
Public services need their "fair share" of money from economic growth if they are to continue to be affordable in the future, the health minister says.

VIDEO: 'I'd be lost without poetry'

Sun, 2014-10-19 02:41
Writer and broadcaster Clive James talks about his new volume of essays and how poetry helps him deal with his terminal cancer.

Cutty Sark deck damaged in blaze

Sun, 2014-10-19 02:30
Famous 19th Century ship Cutty Sark is damaged in a fire in London.

VIDEO: 'Foreign activity' in Swedish waters?

Sat, 2014-10-18 23:31
Sweden has boosted its military presence in the Stockholm Archipelago, amid rising tension between Russia and Scandinavian countries over the Ukraine crisis.

VIDEO: Bermuda cleans up after Gonzalo

Sat, 2014-10-18 23:19
Bermudans are clearing up after a direct hit from Hurricane Gonzalo left a trail of damage in its wake on the tiny Atlantic territory.

Internet trolls and obesity fight - the papers

Sat, 2014-10-18 21:13
Tougher new sanctions against internet trolls, and NHS staff leading the way on obesity, feature on the front pages.

Pharmacies 'could save NHS £1bn'

Sat, 2014-10-18 21:02
Treating common ailments like coughs and colds at community pharmacies could save the NHS over £1bn a year, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society claims.

Evans rape inquiry fast-tracked

Sat, 2014-10-18 20:33
An inquiry into the rape conviction of footballer Ched Evans is to be fast-tracked by the body that examines potential miscarriages of justice.

VIDEO: Ebola: Cuba to send medics to Africa

Sat, 2014-10-18 19:54
Cuba's former President Fidel Castro says his country will send almost 300 extra doctors and nurses to Africa.

Honour for WW1 woman police officer

Sat, 2014-10-18 19:33
The female police pioneer who cleaned up a town

West urges end to Libya violence

Sat, 2014-10-18 18:44
The US and four European allies call for an immediate end to the fighting in Libya between government forces and Islamist rebels.

Titanic items fetch six-figure sum

Sat, 2014-10-18 17:59
Rare items from the Titanic, including a restaurant dinner menu, sell for a "substantial" six-figure sum at auction.

Catholic synod vote 'disappointing'

Sat, 2014-10-18 17:32
Catholic gay rights groups express dismay at the rejection by bishops of proposals for wider acceptance of gay people, backed by Pope Francis.

Solar farms 'blight on landscape'

Sat, 2014-10-18 17:10
Environment Secretary Liz Truss says large-scale solar farms are "ugly" as she confirms plans to cut a taxpayer subsidy for the schemes.

Abandoned tanker adrift once again

Sat, 2014-10-18 17:03
A Russian container ship is once again drifting powerless with hundreds of tons of fuel on board after becoming detached from a tugboat.

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