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CAR gunmen free kidnapped minister

Wed, 2015-02-11 04:18
The Central African Republic's sports minister has been freed after being kidnapped by gunmen last month, his family says.

Low sun warning after 16-car pile-up

Wed, 2015-02-11 04:17
Police issue a warning after 16 vehicles were caught up in a series of crashes on the A92 as the road was affected by a low sun.

Fred Talbot jury considers verdicts

Wed, 2015-02-11 04:07
The jury in the sex abuse trial of former weather presenter Fred Talbot retires to consider its verdicts.

VIDEO: Miliband: 'Something rotten and it's him'

Wed, 2015-02-11 04:02
Exchanges between David Cameron and Ed Miliband descend into insults as their PMQs clashes come to an end.

VIDEO: Hang-glider rescued from cliff face

Wed, 2015-02-11 03:51
A hang-glider in Sydney was left dangling from the Mona Vale cliff after she crashed into the rock face

Mugged pensioner receives donations

Wed, 2015-02-11 03:50
Disabled mugging victim Alan Barnes is presented with a cheque for more than £330,000, raised through online donations.

Day in pictures: 11 February 2015

Wed, 2015-02-11 03:49
Images from around the world: 11 February

Husband found wife 'still breathing'

Wed, 2015-02-11 03:47
The husband of a woman who was killed in a Glasgow park tells a court how he thought she was still breathing when he found her fatally injured.

Police apology over child abuse

Wed, 2015-02-11 03:45
Essex Police apologises to alleged victims of child abuse over the way it handled investigations.

Orphaned otter cub on the mend

Wed, 2015-02-11 03:44
A poorly otter cub found orphaned in a Perthshire village is on the road to recovery after being taken in by the Scottish SPCA.

Coast guard jailed over Sewol ferry

Wed, 2015-02-11 03:36
A former coast guard captain is jailed for four years in South Korea for negligence over the attempted rescue from the stricken Sewol ferry.

Rapidshare to close within weeks

Wed, 2015-02-11 03:30
It was once one of the most popular file-sharing sites, but Rapidshare will close down in March after users abandoned it.

Niger emergency after militant raids

Wed, 2015-02-11 03:30
Niger declares a state of emergency along its south-eastern border with Nigeria after a spate of attacks by militant Islamists, giving troops sweeping new powers.

Leaders clash over HSBC accounts

Wed, 2015-02-11 03:30
Ed Miliband and David Cameron trade verbal blows over political donors who held Swiss bank accounts with HSBC.

TransAsia pilots fail safety tests

Wed, 2015-02-11 03:26
Some 29 pilots working for Taiwanese airline TransAsia are suspended after failing or missing safety tests, a week after a fatal crash.

Who will replace Jon Stewart?

Wed, 2015-02-11 03:17
Who could replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show?

Toucan 'to get prosthetic beak'

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:58
A toucan in Costa Rica, which lost part of its beak in an attack by youths, looks set to be fitted with a prosthetic replacement.

The humble teacher inspiring Ireland

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:57
Passionate, obsessive, humble; schoolteacher, Guinness drinker, litter monitor: How Joe Schmidt inspired Ireland to new heights.

Bambi savaged 'by a pack of dogs'

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:56
A hand-reared deer called Bambi is believed to have been mauled to death by dogs at a Powys wildlife park.

Man detained by anti-terror police

Wed, 2015-02-11 02:56
A 31-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of planning acts of terrorism as police search five addresses on Merseyside.

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