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Actor Columbus Short quits Scandal

Sun, 2014-04-27 01:42
He confirms he's leaving the US TV show after three years following controversy.

NBA probes racist remarks claim

Sun, 2014-04-27 01:01
The US National Basketball Association (NBA) is investigating a report alleging that the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers made racist remarks.

Wirral CC bowled out for three runs

Sun, 2014-04-27 00:39
Wirral Cricket Club are all out for three in the Cheshire League, their only run off the bat scored by the number 11.

Russia rehab centre fire kills eight

Sun, 2014-04-27 00:37
Eight people are killed when a fire sweeps through a rehabilitation centre for drug addicts in Russia's eastern Altai region, officials say.

'Plebgate' officer in £200,000 claim

Sun, 2014-04-27 00:33
The police officer at the centre of the "plebgate" row seeks damages from former Conservative Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell of up to £200,000.

'Tidal wave' of support for Giggs

Sun, 2014-04-27 00:31
Alan Hansen expects strong backing for Ryan Giggs to become Manchester United's next boss if they win their final three games.

X Factor musical to close early

Sun, 2014-04-27 00:27
I Can't Sing!, a West End musical written by Harry Hill that pokes fun at The X Factor, is to close after just two months.

VIDEO: Family blame intelligence agency for attack

Sun, 2014-04-27 00:17
Gunmen have recently shot and wounded one of Pakistan's best known television presenters in the city of Karachi.

Island reclaims observatory status

Sat, 2014-04-26 23:46
An island off Pembrokeshire is celebrating reclaiming its status as a vitally important bird observatory.

Campaign's challenge as centre shuts

Sat, 2014-04-26 23:41
Start-up funding and continued support are the top challenges facing a campaign to reopen a Wrexham leisure centre, says a leading campaigner.

VIDEO: Leaving EU 'poses risk to UK firms'

Sat, 2014-04-26 23:17
Quitting the EU would pose "very significant risks" to Britain, the body which represents major UK-based banks and insurance firms has said.

Obama defends Malaysia rights stance

Sat, 2014-04-26 23:09
Barack Obama defends his decision not to meet Malaysia's jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, and says he talked about rights with PM Najib Razak.

Kerry urges Russia to help observers

Sat, 2014-04-26 22:25
US Secretary of State John Kerry urges Russia to help free European military observers seized in east Ukraine, and expresses "concern" about troop movements.

Pressure is all on Chelsea - Rodgers

Sat, 2014-04-26 22:19
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says the pressure is all on Chelsea ahead of Sunday's Premier League Anfield meeting.

South Korean PM resigns over ferry

Sat, 2014-04-26 21:01
South Korean PM Chung Hong-won resigns over the handling of the ferry disaster which killed at least 187 people, but will not leave office immediately.

The return of 'Plebgate' and rise of UKIP - the front pages

Sat, 2014-04-26 20:45
The latest twist in the "Plebgate" saga and the buoyancy of the UK Independence Party in the face of attacks, are examined in the newspaper headlines.

VIDEO: Brazil hosts pole dancing world cup

Sat, 2014-04-26 20:18
More than 150 pole dancers from around the world are competing in the annual Pole World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.

Law to target child abuse 'manuals'

Sat, 2014-04-26 19:51
Minsters intend to change the law to ensure it is a criminal offence to download manuals containing guidance about how to abuse children.

Councils to get betting shop powers

Sat, 2014-04-26 18:04
Local authorities will get more powers to decide whether to allow new High Street betting shops to open, the government announces.

European elections: #Seville tweets

Sat, 2014-04-26 16:43
What jobless people think of the European elections
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