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Injured Walcott out of World Cup

Mon, 2014-01-06 11:34
Arsenal and England forward Theo Walcott will miss the World Cup after being ruled out for at least six months with a knee injury.

VIDEO: Migrants' protest resumes in Israel

Mon, 2014-01-06 11:34
Thousands of African migrants are protesting for a second day in Tel Aviv against their treatment by the Israeli government.

Former winners recapture Costa prize

Mon, 2014-01-06 11:30
Novelist Kate Atkinson and poet Michael Symmons Roberts become double winners at the Costa Book Awards.

VIDEO: Paterson: 'Flood management a priority'

Mon, 2014-01-06 11:26
The Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has outlined how flood management is a priority for the government, highlighting that there is room for improvement for the response times of some councils and utility companies.

Sudans 'consult on oilfield force'

Mon, 2014-01-06 11:24
South Sudan and Sudan begin talks to deploy a joint force to protect oilfields in the South threatened by rebels, Sudan's foreign minister says.

Spain in talks on Panama Canal row

Mon, 2014-01-06 11:20
Spanish Public Works Minister Ana Pastor meets Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli after a threat by a Spanish-led consortium to halt work on expanding the Panama Canal.

VIDEO: Welsh coast pummelled by waves

Mon, 2014-01-06 11:13
All buildings along the promenade in Aberystwyth are being evacuated in anticipation of further high tides and an "exceptional" wave swell.

VIDEO: Driver filmed with hands behind head

Mon, 2014-01-06 10:41
A motorist has been banned from driving for 12 months after he was caught driving at 62mph with both hands behind his head.

Chicken plant to create 180 new jobs

Mon, 2014-01-06 10:31
The owners of a chicken processing plant near Glasgow say they intend to take on an additional 180 workers.

LG shows off TVs running webOS

Mon, 2014-01-06 10:19
LG shows off its first smart TVs to use the card-based webOS graphical user interface. It says the software should make it easier to use the tech.

Romania ex-PM Adrian Nastase jailed

Mon, 2014-01-06 10:19
Romania's supreme court sentences former Prime Minister Adrian Nastase to four years in prison for taking bribes.

Anger as ice rink workers 'not paid'

Mon, 2014-01-06 09:58
About 30 people who worked at what was billed a "winter extravaganza" in County Down claim they have not been paid for several weeks' work.

VIDEO: Kylie: This will be the best Voice ever

Mon, 2014-01-06 09:52
The Voice is back on television from Saturday 11 January, with pop princess Kylie Minogue and Kaiser Chiefs singer Ricky Wilson replacing Jessie J and Danny O'Donaghue.

Moore called up for GB Fed Cup squad

Mon, 2014-01-06 09:51
Tara Moore is called up to Great Britain's Fed Cup for the 2014 opener in Budapest next month by captain Judy Murray.

Man 'sprayed help' on Queen portrait

Mon, 2014-01-06 09:47
A Fathers4Justice campaigner who attacked a portrait of the Queen in Westminster Abbey appeared to spray the word "help", a court hears.

Osborne says £25bn more cuts needed

Mon, 2014-01-06 09:47
Big welfare cuts will be needed after the next election, warns the chancellor - but coalition partner Nick Clegg calls the plans "extreme" and "unfair".

Prison disturbance 'was near riot'

Mon, 2014-01-06 09:44
An inmate at a privately-run prison says a disturbance that authorities claim ended peacefully after a few hours was actually a "near riot" that lasted twice as long.

Guardian journalist Hoggart dies

Mon, 2014-01-06 09:42
Guardian journalist Simon Hoggart has died aged 67 from pancreatic cancer, the newspaper confirms.

Boeing reports record orders in 2013

Mon, 2014-01-06 09:35
Boeing has revealed record deliveries and orders for 2013, putting it on track to become the world's largest plane maker for a second consecutive year.

Brooks PA 'wanted NoW notes back'

Mon, 2014-01-06 09:35
Ex-News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks's PA asked for notebooks to be returned from the News International archive, a court hears.

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