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Malema corruption case thrown out

Tue, 2015-08-04 02:45
A court in South Africa throws out fraud and corruption charges against left-wing opposition leader Julius Malema.

London culture tops Google searches

Tue, 2015-08-04 02:42
London is named the most googled city in the world for its art galleries, performing arts and innovative design, with the Science Museum is the most searched-for museum.

Man jailed for brother-in-law murder

Tue, 2015-08-04 02:41
A man who murdered his brother-in-law with a sledgehammer and axe is jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 17 years in prison.

'Fraud' led to retail firm's failure

Tue, 2015-08-04 02:26
A well-known Belfast retailer that closed this year says an alleged fraud contributed to the company's failure.

Bin Laden jet four 'killed by fire'

Tue, 2015-08-04 02:22
Three members of Osama Bin Laden's family and a pilot died from the "effects of fire" when a jet plane crashed, preliminary post-mortem tests find.

Kosovo approves war crimes court

Tue, 2015-08-04 02:08
Kosovo's parliament votes to set up a special court to investigate alleged war crimes committed by Kosovo Albanian rebels in the war in the 1990s.

Corbyn: I'll reindustrialise the North

Tue, 2015-08-04 02:06
Jeremy Corbyn is calling for the "re-industrialisation" of northern England through higher spending on transport, housing and broadband while Andy Burnham pledges help for part-time workers.

China Olympic song: Frozen rip off?

Tue, 2015-08-04 02:06
Internet users spot a striking similarity between China's Winter Olympics theme tune a hit song from the Disney musical Frozen.

Moriarty set to make Wales debut

Tue, 2015-08-04 02:02
Ross Moriarty, Tyler Morgan, Eli Walker and Dominic Day will win their first Wales caps in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match against Ireland.

Slight fall in police officer total

Tue, 2015-08-04 01:55
The number of police officers in Scotland dips slightly but still meets a 2007 "extra officers" pledge.

RBS: Firesale of the century?

Tue, 2015-08-04 01:50
The RBS bailout was intended to save it, not turn a profit. But is this the right time to start the sale of the Government's stake? And is there any plan to protect this beleaguered national asset?

Van der Burgh sets new world record

Tue, 2015-08-04 01:49
South African Cameron van der Burgh sets a new world record for the men's 50m breaststroke at the World Swimming Championships.

Michael Sheen calls for people power

Tue, 2015-08-04 01:45
Actor Michael Sheen says people have become "alienated by career politicians" and should have more of a say in their own communities.

Amy Schumer calls for gun control

Tue, 2015-08-04 01:38
Comedian Amy Schumer calls for tougher controls on the sale of guns in the US, after two women were shot dead at a screening of her movie, Trainwreck.

Hackers target internet address flaw

Tue, 2015-08-04 01:21
Hackers are exploiting a serious flaw in the internet's architecture, according to a security firm.

Cilla Black changed my life

Tue, 2015-08-04 00:52
Contestants on Cilla Black's shows share memories

Myanmar appeals for flood assistance

Tue, 2015-08-04 00:51
The Myanmar government appeals for international assistance after widespread floods kill at least 46 people and affect more than 210,000.

How to be a Fantasy Football champion

Tue, 2015-08-04 00:49
Your 10-point plan to guide your team to Premier League success, by last season's winner.

Rebels driven from key Yemen airbase

Tue, 2015-08-04 00:48
Pro-government forces in Yemen recapture the country's largest airbase after a fierce battle with Houthi rebels, a spokesman tells the BBC.

VIDEO: Amy Schumer's emotional plea on guns

Tue, 2015-08-04 00:42
The American actress Amy Schumer has called on the US to take more action on gun control, after last month's shooting in Louisiana.

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