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Frederick Forsyth reveals spy past

Sun, 2015-08-30 02:36
Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth has revealed he was an agent for MI6 for more than 20 years.

Gritters prepare for winter weather

Sun, 2015-08-30 02:18
Gritting lorries and snowploughs are out and about on Lincolnshire's roads - to prepare for the snow risk season.

New arrest over Austria migrant deaths

Sun, 2015-08-30 02:16
Hungarian police arrest a fifth man over the deaths of 71 people, thought to be migrants, found dead in an abandoned lorry in Austria last week.

'Pre-suicide behaviour' identified

Sun, 2015-08-30 02:08
Depressed people who display "risky behaviour", agitation and impulsivity are at least 50% more likely to attempt suicide, a study finds.

Road reopens after air show crash

Sun, 2015-08-30 01:18
The A27 in West Sussex is partially reopened after the air crash at Shoreham killed 11 people more than a week ago.

Seals shot by salmon farms revealed

Sun, 2015-08-30 00:03
New figures have revealed, for the first time, which individual salmon farms have shot seals.

VIDEO: Health benefits of a daytime snooze

Sat, 2015-08-29 23:57
Researchers say taking forty winks in the middle of the day could reduce blood pressure and stave off heart attacks.

VIDEO: Study identifies pre-suicide symptoms

Sat, 2015-08-29 23:53
An international study says it has identified common behaviour patterns which often precede suicide attempts.

Thailand charges man 'linked to bomb'

Sat, 2015-08-29 23:48
Police in Bangkok charge a man in connection with the bomb attack that killed 20 people in the Thai capital nearly two weeks ago.

Dibaba wins marathon by one second

Sat, 2015-08-29 23:26
Ethiopian Mare Dibaba wins the women's marathon at the World Championships by just one second from Kenya's Helah Kiprop.

VIDEO: Children found in van 'recovering'

Sat, 2015-08-29 23:21
Three children are recovering in hospital in Austria after being rescued from a minivan containing 26 migrants.

Protest over Japanese military law

Sat, 2015-08-29 22:47
Thousands gather outside the Japanese parliament to protest against plans to allow the military to deploy overseas.

Boeckmans in induced coma after crash

Sat, 2015-08-29 22:23
Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans is in an induced coma after suffering facial fractures in a crash at the Vuelta a Espana.

Burnham proposes low pay penalties

Sat, 2015-08-29 20:33
Firms could face penalties including higher national insurance payments if they failed to pay a proposed new higher living wage of £11 per hour, Andy Burnham says.

Free EU movement for workers only - May

Sat, 2015-08-29 19:08
Free movement within the EU should be to move to a job, not to seek work or claim benefits, Home Secretary Theresa May says.

VIDEO: Ten million presidents... and other trends of the week

Sat, 2015-08-29 17:39
What were the unusual and noteworthy things that trended online this week?

Does atheism have to be anti-religious?

Sat, 2015-08-29 17:23
Does atheism have to be anti-religious?

Malaysia protest enters second day

Sat, 2015-08-29 17:16
Tens of thousands of Malaysians are expected to protest for a second day in Kuala Lumpur, calling for PM Najib Razak to quit over a financial scandal.

Les Mis Broadway star dies in fall

Sat, 2015-08-29 16:48
The first African-American and youngest person ever to play the lead role in Les Miserables on Broadway, Kyle Jean-Baptiste, dies in a fall.

Round world yacht race set to begin

Sat, 2015-08-29 16:28
The Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, which will see 12 teams spend a year travelling the globe, is due to begin in London.