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Rape case stopped as judge 'asleep'

1 hour 23 min ago
A judge is being investigated after being accused of falling asleep during a child rape trial at Manchester Crown Court.
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Hamilton at back of grid after fire

1 hour 38 min ago
Lewis Hamilton suffers a blow to his title chances as his car catches fire early in qualifying at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
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English councils propose 'Tesco tax'

1 hour 38 min ago
A group of local councils in England is formally asking the government for new powers to tax large supermarkets, a plan dubbed the "Tesco tax".
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Huge Commonwealth flotilla for Games

1 hour 47 min ago
The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde sails from Greenock to Glasgow as part of the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations.
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US evacuates Libya embassy staff

1 hour 49 min ago
The US temporarily evacuates staff from its embassy in the Libyan capital following clashes between rival militias, the state department says.
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England storm to triathlon team relay win

2 hours 14 min ago
England's Vicky Holland, Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee and Jodie Stimpson win team relay gold at the Commonwealth Games.
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Truce as deaths in Gaza pass 900

2 hours 22 min ago
A 12-hour truce is observed in Gaza as diplomats seek longer Israel-Hamas ceasefire, and the scale of damage in Gaza becomes clear.
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Jones claims individual ribbon gold

2 hours 32 min ago
Francesca Jones wins Wales' first Glasgow 2014 gold in the individual ribbon rhythmic gymnastics discipline.
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VIDEO: Flotilla: 250 boats - and a baby

2 hours 55 min ago
The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde is sailing to Glasgow for the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations.
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FA Council called too 'male and white'

2 hours 58 min ago
Chairman Greg Dyke warns that the Football Association Council could become irrelevant and does not represent supporters of the game.
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Pakistan climbers scale K2 summit

3 hours 13 min ago
The world's second highest mountain, K2 - which lies in Pakistan - is successfully scaled by a team of Pakistani climbers for the first time.
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Crowds out for second day of Giants

3 hours 31 min ago
Thousands of people are lining the streets of Liverpool for the second day of a giant marionette show commemorating the outbreak of World War One.
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Gymnast Jones wins Wales' first gold

3 hours 37 min ago
Rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones secures gold and three more silver medals at the Commonwealth Games with Laura Halford getting a bronze.
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Navy commander faces affair claims

3 hours 49 min ago
The first female commander of a major Royal Navy warship is understood to have left her vessel after allegations of an affair with one of her officers.
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Cancer blood test moves step closer

3 hours 57 min ago
A British team of researchers has developed what might be a simple blood test for cancer, scientists from the University of Bradford say.
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More train disruption after storms

4 hours 7 min ago
Rail passengers in parts of southern England and Wales face further travel problems after lightning strikes caused "major disruption" on Friday.
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Man faces attempted murder charge

4 hours 18 min ago
A 57-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following an assault in Newry, County Down.
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Nigeria 'on red alert' over Ebola

4 hours 42 min ago
All entries into Nigeria are placed on red alert after the authorities confirm the first death from the Ebola virus in the capital Lagos.
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Man arrested over attack on boys

4 hours 42 min ago
A 30-year-old man is arrested in connection with an assault on two teenagers in their home in Glasgow.
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Hamilton top in final practice

4 hours 47 min ago
Lewis Hamilton is in good shape to secure pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix after setting the pace in final practice.
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