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Iraqi deputy PM in clash with troops

Fri, 2014-04-11 11:46
Guards protecting the convoy of Iraq's deputy prime minister have been involved in clashes with soldiers, his office says.

Man in village explosion arrested

Fri, 2014-04-11 11:17
A 19-year-old man who was injured in an explosion in a field at his Pembrokeshire home has been arrested.

Canada mourns ex-finance minister

Fri, 2014-04-11 11:02
Tributes pour in for former Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, who passed away just three weeks after resigning from office.

VIDEO: Adrian Mole author Townsend dies

Fri, 2014-04-11 10:26
Novelist Sue Townsend, best known as the author of the highly-successful Adrian Mole series of books, has died.

Pistorius: I heard no Reeva screams

Fri, 2014-04-11 10:04
Oscar Pistorius tells his murder trial that his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp did not scream or shout as he grabbed his gun and fired fatal shots.

Pulp voted top Britpop anthem

Fri, 2014-04-11 09:59
BBC 6 Music listeners vote Pulp hit Common People their favourite Britpop anthem, beating Oasis, Blur and Suede to the title.

US warns of Heartbleed bug danger

Fri, 2014-04-11 09:50
The US government warns of the risk of hackers trying to exploit an internet bug and suggests that users change passwords after sites are patched.

Erasing paedophile photos 'illegal'

Fri, 2014-04-11 09:47
Dorset Police say it would be "unlawful" to delete photos of a young abuse victim and her family from a paedophile's computer before it is returned to him.

VIDEO: CCTV shows incinerator murderer

Fri, 2014-04-11 09:45
A bank worker has been jailed for life for murdering his wife in a bid to stop her revealing his homosexuality.

Cyclone Ita barrels into Queensland

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:59
Cyclone Ita, a powerful storm with winds of up to 170km/h, has hit the northern coast of Australia's Queensland state.

Rodgers to 'unleash crowd' on Man City

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:59
Brendan Rodgers plans to use the Anfield crowd to help his Liverpool side beat title rivals Manchester City on Sunday.

Pope asks Church abuse forgiveness

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:55
Pope Francis asks for forgiveness for the "evil" damage by priests who sexually abuse children, in what is seen as his strongest statement yet.

President moved by UK reception

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:52
Irish President Michael D Higgins says he was moved by the reception he received as his four-day state visit to the UK ends.

Police to recoup 'palace' tax cash

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:38
Police aim to recoup money from a tax fraudster who was building a £2.3m mansion in Pakistan which was as big as Buckingham Palace.

VIDEO: Pistorius trial day 20 - in 60 secs

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:25
Oscar Pistorius faced another day of intense cross-examination at his trial on Friday - and said he "was in a panic" in the moments before he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Casting the vote in India and Afghanistan

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:23
William Dalrymple on elections in India and Afghanistan

News of the World 'a force for good'

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:21
Rebekah Brooks is "a really sweet girl" and the News of the World was "a force for good", the mother of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne tells the Old Bailey.

I considered suicide, says Bradley

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:10
Timothy Bradley says he "considered suicide" after receiving death threats following his points win over Manny Pacquiao.

'No' campaign 'is in deep trouble'

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:09
Scotland's deputy first minister attacks the campaign to keep the Union, saying it is in "deep trouble", ahead of the independence referendum.

Gay man jailed for murdering wife

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:08
A bank worker is jailed for life for strangling his wife and burning her body in a garden incinerator to stop her revealing his homosexuality.
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