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Game of Thrones sets ratings record

Tue, 2015-04-14 03:10
The season five premiere of Game of Thrones sets a new overnight ratings record for Sky Atlantic, with 1.57m tuning in.

VIDEO: Conservatives 'party of working people'

Tue, 2015-04-14 03:06
The Conservative Party has launched its manifesto, with David Cameron declaring, "we are the party of working people, offering you security at every stage of your life".

United for title next year - Cantona

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:53
Manchester United are capable of winning the Premier League next season says their former striker Eric Cantona.

Teen's death 'linked to legal highs'

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:46
The parents of a teenager from County Down who was found dead in a housing estate have called for a ban on "legal high" drugs.

Flower has served sentence - Wane

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:41
Wigan's Ben Flower will have "more than served his sentence" when he returns from a six-month ban on Thursday, says coach Shaun Wane.

Ennis-Hill set for Anniversary Games

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:39
Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will compete at the Anniversary Games in London's Olympic Stadium on 24-25 July.

VIDEO: Man traced in missing student inquiry

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:36
A man who was seen with missing student Karen Buckley has been traced and is helping police with inquiries.

Schools reopen in Sierra Leone

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:34
Children in Sierra Leone go back to school for the first time in nine months, after they were closed to halt the spread of Ebola.

Iraq 'retakes 25% of IS territory'

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:32
Islamic State (IS) has lost more than a quarter of its territory in Iraq since US-led coalition air strikes began in August, the Pentagon says.

VIDEO: Crocodile bites golfer who lost ball

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:30
A golfer bitten by a crocodile as he tried to retrieve a lost ball from a course pond is recovering in hospital.

Gun battle at Somalia ministry

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:20
At least seven people have been killed in an attack on the higher education ministry in a busy area of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, witnesses say.

Clydesdale fined £20.7m over PPI

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:20
The Clydesdale Bank is fined £20.7m by the City regulator for "serious failings" in the way it handled complaints about Payment Protection Insurance (PPI).

Singapore's mind-bending maths quiz

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:17
Are Singapore's students really expected to solve this?

Salon burned in 'racist hate crime'

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:14
Arsonists set fire to a nail salon in Belfast in an overnight attack that police are treating as a racially-motivated hate crime.

Comet lander tells magnetic story

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:09
The comet being trailed through space by Europe's Rosetta probe has no global magnetic field of its own - an important observation in the understanding of how the icy dirt-ball formed billions of years ago.

VIDEO: Greens: 'A vision of a fair economy'

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:08
The Green Party has launched its manifesto promising to end austerity and tackle climate change.

Election 2015: Day at-a-glance

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:04
All the key stories, quotes and newspaper headlines from the general election campaign on 14 April.

River lights photos go on display

Tue, 2015-04-14 02:01
An exhibition featuring photographs of hundreds of multi-coloured lights floating down a Derbyshire river opens.

'Suspicious' blaze at former club

Tue, 2015-04-14 01:57
About 70 firefighters have been tackling a large "suspicious" fire overnight at a former nightclub in Warrington.

VIDEO: Live: Conservative manifesto launch

Tue, 2015-04-14 01:57
The Conservative Party is launching its manifesto for the 2015 General Election in Wiltshire.

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