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Killers fail to quash convictions

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:27
Two men jailed for life for the first murder on the Western Isles in more than 40 years fail in their bids to have their convictions quashed.

Lib Dem urges local pacts with Greens

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:26
Andrew George, former Lib Dem environment spokesman, calls for "local pacts" between his party and the Greens in the 2015 election.

Have there been lions in London since 1210?

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:24
The capital's three remaining lionesses are being temporarily relocated to Bedfordshire.

Protest death could stop French dam

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:19
The death of a young protester, which has shaken the French government, could put a halt to work on a controversial dam in southern France, officials say.

Android smartwatch 'runs for a week'

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:18
New Android-powered smartwatches should last for a week or longer between charges thanks to their use of both e-ink and LCD screens.

EU Warrant vote 'before by-election'

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:15
David Cameron says a vote on the future of the European Arrest Warrant will be held before the crunch Rochester and Strood by-election on 20 November.

IS 'kills Sunni tribesmen' in Iraq

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:15
Islamic State militants have shot dead 30 Sunni Arab tribesmen in a town west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, officials say.

Combat soldiers guarding Whitehall

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:12
Soldiers with assault rifles in combat gear are seen guarding the entrance to Horse Guards Parade, in central London's Whitehall.

Firms lodge probation service bids

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:09
The government names the private companies they expect to take over the role of managing criminals from next year.

VIDEO: Russia's 39,000-year-old mammoth

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:05
A 39,000 year-old baby mammoth named Yuka has been put in display in central Moscow making it the best preserved mammoth in palaeontology.

Dare victim drank 30 units in minutes

Wed, 2014-10-29 07:02
The death of a man who drank about 30 units of alcohol in two minutes after being dared as part of the Neknominate craze is ruled as accidental.

VIDEO: Work and Pensions Committee

Wed, 2014-10-29 06:58
MPs take evidence on employment support for disabled people.

Harman wears campaign t-shirt at PMQs

Wed, 2014-10-29 06:57
Labour's Harriet Harman wears a t-shirt saying "this is what a feminist looks like" to Prime Minister's Questions.

Halsall adds to World Cup medal haul

Wed, 2014-10-29 06:51
Fran Halsall adds two more medals and another British record on the second and final day of the Fina World Cup in Tokyo.

Social services 'lost' help request

Wed, 2014-10-29 06:40
A Wrexham man with Down's Syndrome was not allocated a social worker as an application for support was "lost" when concerns were raised three years before he died, an inquest hears.

Collins hands over Alamo artefacts

Wed, 2014-10-29 06:39
Singer Phil Collins hands over his large collection of Alamo memorabilia to a Texas museum, calling the donation the end of a six-decade "journey".

S Lanka landslide: '100 feared dead'

Wed, 2014-10-29 06:27
About 100 people are feared dead after a landslide buries dozens of homes in central Sri Lanka, the government says.

Woolly rhino skull found in Fens

Wed, 2014-10-29 06:24
The skull of a woolly rhinoceros thought to be at least 35,000 years old is found in the Cambridgeshire Fens.

VIDEO: Leaders clash on immigration records

Wed, 2014-10-29 06:21
Ed Miliband and David Cameron clash on the parties' records on UK immigration, with calls for apologies.

Death for Bangladesh Islamist leader

Wed, 2014-10-29 06:17
The head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party is sentenced to death for war crimes committed during the independence war against Pakistan.
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