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The Loop: Not so sweet

Fri, 2014-01-10 09:40
Readers respond to this week's stories in the Magazine

Man killed in stolen car collision

Fri, 2014-01-10 09:21
A 22-year-old Dunmurry man has been killed after the stolen car he was driving was involved in a collision with a van on the outskirts of south Belfast.

Tube 48-hour strike dates announced

Fri, 2014-01-10 09:16
Two 48-hour strikes on the Tube will take place on 4 and 5 February and 11 and 12 February, the RMT union announces.

Syria rebel clashes 'kill hundreds'

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:57
Almost 500 people have been killed in clashes between Syrian rebels and the al-Qaeda-linked Islamist State in Iraq and the Levant, activists say.

BNP teacher challenges lifetime ban

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:55
A British National Party activist takes the Education Secretary Michael Gove to court in a bid to overturn a lifetime teaching ban.

Woman charged with slavery offences

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:54
A woman is charged with slavery offences after four men are found by police in squalid conditions in Birmingham.

Released kidnapper guilty of rape

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:53
A man is found guilty of kidnapping and raping a woman two days after he was released from a prison sentence for kidnap and robbery.

VIDEO: Cameron: 'Doing everything we can'

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:46
The Prime Minister visits flood affected areas in Bablock Hythe, near his constituency of Witney.

The 12 Man Utd players Savage says should go

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:40
David Moyes faces a big rebuilding job at Manchester United, writes Robbie Savage, and he needs to lose a dozen of his current squad

Scandal and the French president

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:38
Gavin Hewitt on presidential privacy amid affair claim

French comic appeals against ban

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:38
Controversial French comic Dieudonne M'bala M'bala, previously convicted of anti-Semitic hate speech, appeals against a ban on his show.

Hollande's 'affair' tests French limits

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:27
Hollande affair claims test French limits, says Hugh Schoefield

Hillsborough group seeks spy answers

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:12
The families of Liverpool fans killed in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster call on the Metropolitan Police to answer allegations of spying.

VIDEO: Extreme heat kills Australia bats

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:11
Parts of North America have been gripped by record freezing temperatures in recent days, but its a very different story in Australia, where temperatures have soared as high as 50C.

Pakistan 'hero' proposed for award

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:10
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recommends a bravery award for a teenager killed when tackling a suicide bomber who targeted his school.

Injuries in Thai protest clashes

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:08
A clash between pro- and anti-government groups outside the Thai capital, Bangkok, leaves six people injured, three of them seriously.

'World first' Bitcoin insured vault

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:06
A service that offers secure storage and insurance for deposits of bitcoins is launched in London.

Week in pictures: 4-10 January 2014

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:06
A selection of news photos: 4-10 January

AUDIO: Hospital tags linen to stop thieves

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:03
A hospital laundry service has decided to electronically tag its sheets after £400,000 worth of items went missing in a single year.

Iranian MP gets spoof MI6 ID card

Fri, 2014-01-10 08:03
Iranian MP issued with spoof James Bond ID card

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