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Portugal ex-PM held over tax fraud

55 min 25 sec ago
The former prime minister of Portugal, Jose Socrates, has been arrested in Lisbon as part of an investigation into money-laundering and bribery.

Balcony collapse victims named

1 hour 6 min ago
Two Polish men who died after a balcony collapsed in west London on Friday are named as Tomasz Procko, 22, and Karol Szymanski, 29.

101 non-emergency number restored

1 hour 40 min ago
The 101 non-emergency number for police forces across Wales is restored following a technical fault.

West 'seeks Russia regime change'

1 hour 52 min ago
Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.

Shots are fired at house in city

1 hour 53 min ago
Police are investigating reports that shots were fired at a house in Londonderry on Friday night.

Police and NHS phone lines 'restored'

1 hour 58 min ago
Non-emergency police and health phone numbers are working again following technical problems, telecommunications company Vodafone says.

Iraq troops battle IS in Ramadi

2 hours 1 min ago
Iraq's army launches an operation to retake parts of Ramadi in Anbar province, a major city largely controlled by Islamic State militants.

Breaking Bad spin-off to air in February

2 hours 20 min ago
The show will debut in the US with Netflix streaming it across Europe shortly after.

Non-emergency calls hit by glitch

2 hours 22 min ago
Some callers are facing problems getting through to police and NHS 24 on the non-emergency phone numbers 101 and 111.

Bank fines should go to NHS - Labour

2 hours 43 min ago
A billion pounds raised from banking fines in the UK should be spent on the NHS, Labour's shadow chancellor Ed Balls says in a speech.

Wheelie bin fire death man named

2 hours 58 min ago
A man found following a wheelie bin fire on North Tyneside is named as Darren Robson from Whitley Bay.

Non-emergency police 101 number down

3 hours 8 min ago
All four police forces in Wales are reporting the 101 contact number, designed for non-emergency issues, is down.

Jowell plans to run for London mayor

3 hours 9 min ago
Labour's former culture secretary Tessa Jowell tells the BBC she plans to run for mayor of London in 2016.

Indonesian president flies economy

3 hours 24 min ago
Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo takes an economy-class seat on the national carrier to go to Singapore for his son's high-school graduation.

US 'to expand' Afghan combat role

3 hours 49 min ago
US troops in Afghanistan will have a broader role than initially planned next year, as their combat mission draws to a close, US officials say.

Thai king's absence sparks concern

3 hours 55 min ago
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand fails to appear for a scheduled event, raising fresh concerns about his health.

Non-emergency police 101 number down

3 hours 55 min ago
Several police forces are reporting the 101 contact number, designed for non-emergency issues, is down.

Rosberg tops final Abu Dhabi practice

4 hours 6 min ago
Nico Rosberg wrestles back the psychological advantage at the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with fastest time in final practice.

Probe into hotel 'gas explosion'

4 hours 13 min ago
An investigation starts into a suspected gas explosion at a central London hotel that injured 14 people.

England happy to be underdogs - Finn

5 hours 6 min ago
Middlesex fast bowler Steven Finn believes England may benefit from being regarded as underdogs at the World Cup.

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