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Deadly twin bombings hit Nigeria

9 min 55 sec ago
At least 26 people have been killed in bombings in two major cities in northern Nigeria, with commuters and shoppers targeted, witnesses say.
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Singer Joe Cocker dies aged 70

12 min 54 sec ago
Singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of the Beatles' With A Little Help From My Friends, dies aged 70.
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In quotes: Reaction to Glasgow bin lorry crash

14 min 30 sec ago
Politicians, religious and civic leaders give their reaction to the bin lorry crash that killed six people in central Glasgow.
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Pope Francis criticism stuns Vatican

25 min 11 sec ago
The Pope tells cardinals there is a need to purge "spiritual Alzheimer's" and "the terrorism of gossip" from the Vatican.
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Witnesses tell of 'horrible scenes'

26 min 16 sec ago
Eyewitnesses describe the "horrible scenes" after a bin lorry crashed into pedestrians in central Glasgow, killing six people.
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Six people killed in bin lorry crash

43 min 21 sec ago
Six people have been killed and seven others seriously injured after an out-of-control bin lorry crashed into pedestrians in central Glasgow.
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Builder fined for opening sluice gate

46 min 19 sec ago
A builder who tampered with sluice gates during last winter's floods on the Somerset Levels is fined £1,000.
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Is murder the price of 'anti-police' rhetoric?

55 min 9 sec ago
Is New York's mayor to blame for rising tensions?
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Two men charged with PC's murder

1 hour 3 min ago
Two men are charged with the murder of off-duty Merseyside police constable Neil Doyle.
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Man dies after he is hit by train

1 hour 10 min ago
A man dies after he is hit by a train at Dunmurry Halt station on the outskirts of Belfast.
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Big Brother tops TV complaints list

1 hour 40 min ago
Big Brother is the most complained about TV show of the year, with X Factor, EastEnders, Coronation Street and X Factor all in the top 10.
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Parties say progress made in talks

1 hour 44 min ago
First Minister Peter Robinson says he believes that there is "real money on the table" from Westminster as cross-party talks continue at Stormont.
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Muhammad Ali is 'vastly improved'

1 hour 46 min ago
The condition of boxing legend Muhammad Ali has "vastly improved" since he was taken to hospital with pneumonia on Saturday, his spokesman says.
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VIDEO: 'Lost' seal rescued from field

1 hour 55 min ago
Police firefighters and animal welfare officials rescue a common seal found in a Merseyside field about 20 miles (32km) from the sea.
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Body found in missing party man hunt

1 hour 57 min ago
Police divers searching a canal for missing Stoke-on-Trent man James Brindley find a body.
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Cheap spyware used by stalkers

2 hours 12 sec ago
Stalkers and abusers are increasingly using cheap spyware to monitor and harass their victims, a new charity claims.
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'Lost' common seal rescued from field

2 hours 6 min ago
A common seal found in a field in Merseyside is taken to a wildlife hospital "exhausted" after being rescued.
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