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'Violent high risk' prisoner missing

Thu, 2014-05-29 12:18
A "high risk" prisoner with a history of violence has gone missing while on licence from a jail in Leicestershire.

Ford recalls 1.4m cars due to fault

Thu, 2014-05-29 12:15
US car giant Ford recalls a total of 1.4 million cars, the majority of which are sport utility vehicles sold in North America, due to a possible loss of power steering.

South Sudan rebel in Kenyan talks

Thu, 2014-05-29 11:41
South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar holds talks with Kenya's leader in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi about the latest peace efforts.

French rally against National Front

Thu, 2014-05-29 11:24
Thousands of students demonstrate in France against the far-right National Front, following its success in the European elections last week.

City ends bid to curb Sriracha maker

Thu, 2014-05-29 11:23
A California city drops a lawsuit it lodged against the maker of a popular Asian-style pepper sauce after residents complained of the odour.

Mountain high, river deep for baton

Thu, 2014-05-29 11:13
The Queen's Baton Relay on Snowdon and the Menai Strait

Thousands gather for Sutton vigil

Thu, 2014-05-29 11:13
Thousands of people gather for a vigil in memory of Stephen Sutton, the 19-year-old cancer sufferer who raised millions of pounds for charity.

Lord Rennard apologises to activists

Thu, 2014-05-29 11:07
Former Lib Dem chief executive Lord Rennard expresses "regret for any harm or embarrassment caused" by his actions towards female party members.

Murray open to hiring female coach

Thu, 2014-05-29 10:49
Andy Murray says he would have no problem appointing a woman to replace Ivan Lendl as his next coach.

Are the fascists coming back to France?

Thu, 2014-05-29 10:21
Is Marine Le Pen luring the French towards fascism?

Embattled veterans chief fights on

Thu, 2014-05-29 10:19
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki calls the delays to veterans' medical care "reprehensible" as calls mount for him to resign.

Virgin signs US spaceflight deal

Thu, 2014-05-29 10:16
Virgin Galactic signs a deal with the US Federal Aviation Authority, which will allow it to charter space flights from a base in New Mexico.

VIDEO: Newark by-election battle heats up

Thu, 2014-05-29 10:12
The voters of Newark will go to the polls next week in the first electoral test the local and European elections.

Keane has 'had chat' about Celtic job

Thu, 2014-05-29 10:11
Roy Keane has had "an informal chat" with Celtic's majority shareholder about becoming the club's new manager.

Hidden Cash trend goes global

Thu, 2014-05-29 10:07
The craze for Twitter treasure hunts has gone global

VIDEO: Are there Chechen fighters in Ukraine?

Thu, 2014-05-29 10:05
The Chechen leader has denied sending troops to eastern Ukraine to support pro-Russian militia, but says there could well be Chechen volunteers fighting against the Ukrainian army.

What do young Harvard graduates believe?

Thu, 2014-05-29 10:04
A snapshot of the private lives and politics of young US elite

CAR mosque attacked amid violence

Thu, 2014-05-29 09:50
Christian youths in the Central African Republic sack a mosque in the capital Bangui, a day after rebels killed several people in a church attack.

Fugitive 'Skull Cracker' jailed

Thu, 2014-05-29 09:34
An armed robber nicknamed the "Skull Cracker" has been jailed for life for raiding a Surrey building society while on the run from an open prison.

How common is vitiligo?

Thu, 2014-05-29 09:25
A contestant on America's Next Top Model has vitiligo. How common is the skin condition?

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