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Abbott's Australia remark draws ire

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:05
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is criticised for saying that Australia was "unsettled" before the British arrived.

Harris abuse was 'catastrophic'

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:05
A woman abused by Rolf Harris said it destroyed her "childhood innocence", a court hears ahead of the star's sentencing on 12 counts of indecent assault.

'Shot dead' man was actually stabbed

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:04
A man who police said had been shot dead in Birmingham in fact died from stabbing injuries, officers admit.

All-women shortlist row escalates

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:03
A row over an enforced all-women shortlist in the Labour seat being vacated by MP Ann Clwyd escalates as the local party decides to "go on strike".

Germany downplay illness concerns

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:59
Joachim Low expects to have a strong squad to choose from for Germany's quarter-final against France despite illness in the camp.

Complaint over Facebook emotion test

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:55
An official complaint has been filed to the US Federal Trade Commission about a Facebook experiment which manipulated the emotional state of users.

Johansson wins payout from author

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:43
Actress Scarlett Johansson has won a 2,500 euros (£1981) payout over a promiscuous character in a book described by the author as her "doppelganger".

VIDEO: Data reservoir for Wiltshire tunnels

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:42
The mines below Corsham in Wiltshire could create "Europe's largest data reservoir" as part of a new government scheme.

Police investigate Derry Syria link

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:34
The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) confirms it is investigating whether a man from Northern Ireland has travelled to Syria.

Minister backs HS2 top pay plan

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:32
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin backs plans to pay senior High Speed Two (HS2) staff more than the prime minister.

Wolff hits trouble on F1 debut

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:27
Susie Wolff's historic appearance at the British GP ended after one timed lap following an engine failure in her Williams.

Ditching 'responsibility accepted'

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:26
Lawyers representing workers injured in a Super Puma ditching off Fair Isle in 2012 say Airbus Helicopters has accepted responsibility.

Briton in Syria calls UK 'pure evil'

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:23
A British man who claims he has been fighting in Syria says he will not return until the "black flag of Islam" is flying over Buckingham Palace.

AUDIO: Why young 'jihadist' left UK to fight

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:23
5 live's Nicky Campbell interviews a young British man who claims to be a jihadist.

Google reinstates 'forgotten' links

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:13
After widespread criticism, Google reinstates some links it had earlier removed under the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling.

Police video shows inside Concordia

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:12
Italian police release footage showing the interior of the wrecked cruise ship, Costa Concordia, weeks ahead of an operation to remove the vessel.

Ball stuck in dog for two years

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:10
A border terrier is recovering after vets removed a bouncy ball it swallowed two years ago.

Nigeria 'atheist freed by hospital'

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:09
A Nigerian man detained in a psychiatric ward because he did not believe in God has been freed because of a doctors' strike, a charity says.

In pictures: World Architecture Festival 2014 shortlist

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:07
Shortlist of the architectural awards programme

VIDEO: Bidding for art with emotions

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:02
The world's first "emotional" auction, where people pay with feelings rather than money, has taken place in Sweden.
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