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More private students get state loans

1 hour 10 min ago
Taxpayers financing £675m in loans to students at private colleges, new figures reveal

Gang who cut off man's finger jailed

1 hour 40 min ago
A kidnap gang who cut off a man's finger to get a £20,000 ransom are jailed.

Fracking moratorium rejected by MPs

2 hours 25 min ago
MPs overwhelmingly reject a bid to suspend fracking for shale gas - but agree to Labour proposals to impose new conditions.

DR Congo 1-1 Tunisia

2 hours 31 min ago
Tunisia and DR Congo both make it through to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after they draw in Bata.

Arsenal draw Middlesbrough in FA Cup

2 hours 33 min ago
Holders Arsenal are drawn against Championship side Middlesbrough in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Kelly defends role over On The Runs

3 hours 8 min ago
Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly has defended his role in the On The Runs scheme, after a man considered a chief murder suspect was mistakenly given an On the Run letter.

Man charged with machete murder

3 hours 38 min ago
A man is charged with the murder of a 19-year-old man, who died in a machete attack outside a pub.

VIDEO: Black smoke billows from crash site

4 hours 13 min ago
Spain's Defence Ministry says 10 people have died after an F-16 jet crashed at a military base.

Fighter jet crash kills 10 in Spain

4 hours 30 min ago
Ten people have died after an F-16 fighter jet crashed at a military base in Spain, the country's Defence Ministry says.

Facebook complies with Turkey block

4 hours 45 min ago
Facebook has blocked a page which a Turkish court claimed was offensive to the Prophet Muhammad.

Dementia 'link' to common drugs

4 hours 46 min ago
A study links commonly used medicines, including over-the-counter treatments for conditions such as insomnia and hay-fever, to dementia.

Firm's collapse 'caused by mistake'

5 hours 9 min ago
A High Court judge rules that a mistake by Companies House caused a 124-year-old south Wales company to go into administration.

Risk of extreme weather 'doubles'

5 hours 15 min ago
Extreme weather linked to natural climate events over the Pacific Ocean will double as the world warms, according to climate modelling.

Metal explosions 'driven by charge'

5 hours 16 min ago
New high-speed video footage suggests that the classic chemistry explosion of an alkali metal in water is driven by positive charges repelling each other.

Bettencourt exploitation trial opens

5 hours 17 min ago
A trial involving France's richest woman has begun in Bordeaux with a revelation that one of the key defendants tried to commit suicide

Islamic State 'driven out of Kobane'

5 hours 26 min ago
Kurdish forces have driven Islamic State (IS) militants from of Kobane, activists say, ending a four-month battle for the northern Syrian town.

VIDEO: Armstrong on drugs, history and the future

5 hours 28 min ago
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong says he would probably cheat again if he was in the same situation as he was during the 1990s.

Armstrong - the same, but different

5 hours 29 min ago
Lance Armstrong is still fighting, but BBC sports editor Dan Roan sees how his fall from grace has taken an inevitable toll.

Lance Armstrong interview transcript

5 hours 29 min ago
In his first TV interview for two years, Lance Armstrong discusses forgiveness, the future and for what he is and is not sorry.

I'd probably cheat again - Armstrong

5 hours 29 min ago
Lance Armstrong says the time is coming when he should be forgiven, and tells the BBC he would do it again under the same circumstances.

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