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Three held over death of 'frail' man

Sat, 2014-12-13 02:07
Three men are arrested in connection with the death of a "frail" man at his home in Prestwick, South Ayrshire.

VIDEO: 'A fresh start' for Scottish Labour

Sat, 2014-12-13 02:03
Former Scottish Secretary Jim Murphy has been named as the new leader of Scottish Labour.

VIDEO: Skydive 'dancers' perfect their moves

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:51
Skydiving has been a popular pastime for daredevils for years, but the rise in indoor wind tunnels means that young and old can now experience the thrill without the fear factor.

Baraclough is new Motherwell manager

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:51
Motherwell chose former Scunthorpe and Sligo Rovers boss Ian Baraclough to succeed departed manager Stuart McCall.

Mourinho: Terry is happy at Chelsea

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:49
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes John Terry is happy again after undergoing an uncertain period at the club.

Plaque for murdered schoolteacher

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:45
A plaque dedicated to murdered schoolteacher Ann Maguire is unveiled in her hometown in Greater Manchester.

Man burned in gas explosion at flat

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:31
A man is taken to hospital with burns after a suspected gas explosion at a flat in Somerset.

Two young women killed in car crash

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:26
Two young women were killed when the car they were passengers in struck a wall in the New Forest, police say.

VIDEO: Churchill paintings under the hammer

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:09
A number of paintings by Sir Winston Churchill are to be auctioned by Sotherby's in London, alongside other items from the estate of his daughter Mary Soames, who died in May.

Taliban kill Afghan court official

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:03
A senior Supreme Court official is shot dead in Kabul by Taliban militants, while two Nato soldiers are killed in a separate incident north of the capital.

Injury may end my career - Clarke

Sat, 2014-12-13 00:40
Australia captain Michael Clarke says his career could be over after he suffers a new hamstring injury against India.

VIDEO: Robot waiters serve in restaurant

Sat, 2014-12-13 00:03
A restaurant in China is trying to revolutionise customer service by introducing robot waiters to deliver food and drinks.

MP to learn if she can defend seat

Fri, 2014-12-12 23:58
MP Ann Clwyd will learn if Labour will choose her as its candidate to defend her Cynon Valley seat at the 2015 General Election.

VIDEO: Mudslides and floods hit California

Fri, 2014-12-12 23:58
Heavy rains in southern California have triggered mudslides and flooding, killing one person and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of homes.

Pub roof man held over fatal assault

Fri, 2014-12-12 23:50
Police continue to question a man who scaled a pub roof following the fatal assault of 46-year-old man.

VIDEO: Aretha's birthday serenade for Swift

Fri, 2014-12-12 23:48
Pop star Taylor Swift receives a unique present for her 25th birthday - a special rendition of Happy Birthday from legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin.

Ukraine shies away from tackling far right

Fri, 2014-12-12 23:38
Ukraine fails to address far-right role in conflict

India arrests man over pro-IS tweets

Fri, 2014-12-12 22:51
Indian police arrest a man suspected of running a popular pro-Islamic State Twitter feed, reports say.

VIDEO: Post Office settles disability case

Fri, 2014-12-12 22:50
An actress with dwarfism who could not reach chip-and-pin machines in a post office has had her discrimination case settled by the company.

Lyon shines as Australia beat India

Fri, 2014-12-12 22:35
Spinner Nathan Lyon finishes with match figures of 12-286 as Australia beat India by 48 runs in the first Test at Adelaide.

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