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Jordanian envoy kidnapped in Libya

Tue, 2014-04-15 13:38
Masked gunmen kidnap Jordan's ambassador to Libya in the capital, Tripoli, in an attack that left his driver wounded, officials say.

Williams fails to qualify for Crucible

Tue, 2014-04-15 13:11
Two-time champion Mark Williams will miss the World Championship for the first time since 1996 after failing to qualify.

Five dead in Calgary party stabbing

Tue, 2014-04-15 13:03
The son of a long-serving policeman is arrested in connection with the stabbing death of five people at a house party in Calgary, police in the Canadian city say.

Man charged over woman's murder

Tue, 2014-04-15 12:59
A 62-year-old man is charged with the murder of a woman stabbed to death in Leeds.

New Banksy art removed with crowbar

Tue, 2014-04-15 12:33
New street art by "guerrilla artist" Banksy is removed within hours of appearing in Bristol.

Quigley lands second gold in Glasgow

Tue, 2014-04-15 12:25
Lauren Quigley breaks an English record as she wins her second gold medal at the British Championships in Glasgow.

Ex-Met boss heads 'Islam plot' probe

Tue, 2014-04-15 12:23
An ex-counter-terrorism chief will lead an inquiry into an alleged Islamist takeover plot of schools - an appointment deemed "desperately unfortunate".

VIDEO: Biden: 'We own the finish line'

Tue, 2014-04-15 12:20
Boston has marked the first anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the character and strength of the survivors and the city's residents.

Dave Lee Travis charged with assault

Tue, 2014-04-15 11:51
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is charged with one count of indecent assault under Operation Yewtree, Scotland Yard says.

'Branding' surgeon returns to work

Tue, 2014-04-15 11:37
A surgeon who allegedly branded his initials into a patient's liver is allowed to return to work.

Dott misses out on World Championship

Tue, 2014-04-15 11:35
Ex-world champion Graeme Dott will miss this year's event after losing 10-7 to Kyren Wilson in the last qualifying round.

Post-op bleeding 'spotted too late'

Tue, 2014-04-15 11:26
A businessman had little chance of surviving complications following a cancer operation, an inquest is told.

VIDEO: Defence minister confronted in Glasgow

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:52
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond warns that a 'yes' vote in the Scottish referendum could leave both Scotland and the UK "weaker".

VIDEO: Ex-terror chief heads 'Trojan horse' probe

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:43
An inquiry into allegations of a hard-line Islamist plot to take over 25 Birmingham schools is to be lead by the Met's former national head of counter terrorism, it has been announced.

Hair salon visited over N Korea ad

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:21
North Korean officials visit a west London hair salon to question why it had used their leader Kim Jong-un's image in a poster.

Hillsborough memorial in pictures

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:15
Thousands mourn Hillsborough's victims on 25th anniversary

New coach must remodel arrogant England - Agnew

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:11
Arrogant and complacent in Australia, England must restore the pride in the shirt, says BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew

VIDEO: Russian Lada 'chases Ukraine tank'

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:07
Footage posted online purports to show pro-Russian activists in a Lada confronting a Ukrainian tank.

Sailors cleared in boat crash trial

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:06
Two sailors whose boats collided while they were carrying schoolgirls at night, leaving one brain damaged, are cleared of speeding and failing to keep a proper look-out.

Farage anger at allowances complaint

Tue, 2014-04-15 10:04
UKIP leader Nigel Farage rejects claims he might have abused EU expenses, describing a newspaper report as "utterly outrageous'.
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