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Couch & Barrow win silver in London

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:22
Great Britain's Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow win silver in the World Series synchronised 10m platform in London.

Russia's credit rating downgraded

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:19
Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's cuts Russia's rating as foreign investors continue to take money out of the country amid tensions over Ukraine.

'Giant rats' in family's house

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:10
A County Down father-of-four appeals for help after catching more than 60 rats in his home over the past four years

Prison officer arrested over drugs

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:01
A 50-year-old prison officer has been released on bail after being arrested over drugs offences at Maghaberry Prison.

Uzi and AK-47 among weapons find

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:57
A "significant" weapons find at a house in a Suffolk village included an AK-47 and Uzi machine gun, police say.

VIDEO: Osborne: RBS has 'a long way to go'

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:46
Royal Bank of Scotland abandons attempts to pay bonuses twice the size of salaries after being told the move would not be approved by a Treasury body

VIDEO: Mother in court over child deaths

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:42
Tania Clarence has appeared at Wimbledon magistrates court charged with murdering three of her children.

Probe over Hillsborough insult posts

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:42
The government says it is making "urgent inquiries" into reports Whitehall computers were used to make insulting comments about the Hillsborough disaster.

Wembley bid to host Euro 2020 final

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:39
The Football Association submits a bid for Wembley to host either the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final, or some group matches.

Facebook buys fitness app firm

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:31
The latest acquisition for Facebook is a fitness app firm as it looks for a piece of the burgeoning health tech market.

AUDIO: Labour to tackle zero-hours contracts

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:13
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna discusses Labour proposals to prohibit exploitative zero-hours contracts

Day in pictures: 25 April 2014

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:01
News photos from past 24 hours: 25 April

Mine flood sounded like 'jet engine'

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:00
A miner who almost died in a Swansea Valley pit says the moment 650,000 gallons of water flooded the mine sounded like a "jet engine".

The baffling map of England's counties

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:56
Why is England's county system so baffling?

'Bedroom tax' Creme Egg an 'insult'

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:54
Tenants in Bridgend affected by benefits cuts hit out at a housing association which offered them a Cadbury Creme Egg as thanks for paying their rent.

VIDEO: 'WW1' flute 'has charm of its own'

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:54
A flute believed to have been created in the trenches during World War One is to be played in public for the first time in at least 50 years.

Obama in Seoul pledge on N Korea

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:51
America stands "shoulder to shoulder" with South Korea over North Korea, says Barack Obama as he continues his Asia tour.

VIDEO: What will new icebreaker look like?

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:48
A close-up look at icebreakers, as UK scientists receive £200m to build one of the biggest, most capable polar research vessels in the world.

Mother in court over child deaths

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:46
A mother appears in court charged with murdering three of her children who were found dead at their home in south-west London.

VIDEO: Proclaimer recalls mother-in-law Margo

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:39
The Proclaimers sing Sunshine On Leith dedicated to Craig Reid's mother-in-law Margo MacDonald.

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