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US temperatures 'dangerously' low

Wed, 2015-01-07 07:24
Temperatures across much of the northern and eastern US are plunging to "dangerously cold" levels, the National Weather Service says.

Fitton defeats second seed Norris

Wed, 2015-01-07 07:13
Darryl Fitton beats number two seed Alan Norris in a deciding set tie-break to reach the BDO World Championship quarter-finals.

Sri Lanka leader faces crucial poll

Wed, 2015-01-07 07:01
Sri Lankan leader Mahinda Rajapaksa faces an unexpected battle to hold on to power, as millions prepare to vote in a tightly fought election.

Trott finds form with 79 for Lions

Wed, 2015-01-07 06:56
Jonathan Trott hits 79 from 127 balls as England Lions draw their opening tour game against a Gauteng Invitation XI in Soweto.

The recurring Facebook privacy hoax

Wed, 2015-01-07 06:49
Why do people keep posting the hoax Facebook privacy notices?

VIDEO: Stranded cargo ship moves on high tide

Wed, 2015-01-07 06:49
Pictures of the Hoegh Osaka moving after 'freeing itself' in the Solent

Man Utd to sign goalkeeper Valdes

Wed, 2015-01-07 06:36
Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes accepts an offer to join Manchester United on an 18-month contract.

Murder arrests in missing woman case

Wed, 2015-01-07 06:13
Two men are arrested on suspicion of murder by police investigating the disappearance of a woman on Christmas Eve.

How Pakistan feels about Imran Khan's new wife

Wed, 2015-01-07 05:57
How Pakistanis feel about Imran Khan's new wife

VIDEO: What is CES, and why does it matter?

Wed, 2015-01-07 05:51
Why does everyone in the technology business descend on Las Vegas at the beginning of January every year?

Further redundancies at City Link

Wed, 2015-01-07 05:40
The administrators of collapsed parcel delivery company City Link announce a further 230 redundancies at the firm, taking the total to 2,586.

Stricken cargo ship 'is drifting'

Wed, 2015-01-07 05:38
A stricken cargo ship in the Solent has begun to drift, the Hampshire Police Marine Unit says.

Ebola test results due on patient

Wed, 2015-01-07 05:35
Ebola test results are expected on a patient who is being monitored in an isolation unit at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital near Cardiff.

PM condemns 'barbaric' Paris attack

Wed, 2015-01-07 05:29
David Cameron and Ed Miliband open PMQs with statements of support for France after at least 12 people are shot dead in Paris.

Girl's funeral delayed amid visa row

Wed, 2015-01-07 05:16
The family of a five-year-girl who died after being hit by a car in Eastbourne have been denied visas to attend her funeral, the local MP says.

The north/south divide of UK politics

Wed, 2015-01-07 05:14
Seldom has the disjuncture in politics, north and south of the Border, been more evident than in the controversy which has attended Jim Murphy's comments about using a "mansion tax" to hire nurses in Scotland.

Fry's partner given driving ban

Wed, 2015-01-07 05:13
Elliott Spencer, the partner of comedian Stephen Fry, is banned from driving after speeding to get his fiance to the Hay-on-Wye festival.

VIDEO: Rooftop video of Paris shooting

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:48
Video taken from a rooftop in Paris show two gunmen attacking a magazine office leaving 12 people dead

Patients 'getting stuck in hospital'

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:45
Hospitals are reporting they are facing problems discharging patients as they struggle to cope with A&E pressures.

VIDEO: Sainsbury's 'disappointing' Christmas

Wed, 2015-01-07 04:41
Sainsbury's has announced its worst Christmas sales for a decade - with its new boss saying the rest of the year will "remain challenging".