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Labour win police commissioner poll

8 hours 19 min ago
Labour's Alan Billings wins the by-election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, following the resignation of Shaun Wright.

Britain First leaflet dubbed illegal

8 hours 28 min ago
Royal Mail says it will not deliver a leaflet for Britain First in the Rochester and Strood by-election because it believes it to be illegal.

Djokovic ends Murray's winning run

8 hours 47 min ago
Andy Murray's 11-match winning run comes to an end with defeat by Novak Djokovic in the Paris Masters quarter-finals.

Quarantine victory for US Ebola nurse

8 hours 58 min ago
A judge in the US rules in favour of a nurse fighting a state quarantine order issued because she treated Ebola patients in West Africa.

Courtois eyes league and Euro double

8 hours 58 min ago
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea can win the Premier League and Champions League this season.

Firefighters on strike over pensions

9 hours 4 min ago
Firefighters across England begin a four-day strike in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.

VIDEO: The real-life Winnie the Pooh

10 hours 6 min ago
The inspiration behind one of the world's best loved children's stories has been told in the run-up to its 100-year anniversary.

Meyiwa suspect in court in S Africa

10 hours 8 min ago
A suspect appears in court in South Africa over the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa during an alleged robbery.

Sturgeon renews TV debates attack

10 hours 18 min ago
Recent opinion polls prove it is wrong to exclude the SNP from nationally-televised general election debates, the party's leader in waiting says.

Reduced EU sea mission set to go

10 hours 36 min ago
The EU is to launch a limited operation in the Mediterranean to help Italy stem the flow of migrants from North Africa.

Life term for puppy farm murders

10 hours 37 min ago
An 82-year-old man is jailed for life for murdering his partner and her daughter who he shot at close range at his puppy farm in Surrey.

14,000 submissions to powers talks

10 hours 43 min ago
The commission set up to discuss further devolution to the Scottish Parliament has received more than 14,000 submissions.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

10 hours 45 min ago
Switzerland's history of child labour, a father's Afghan odyssey, and the people who follow Jediism.

Dispute over IRA rape claim letter

10 hours 48 min ago
A lawyer says Maíria Cahill wrote to the IRA complaining her allegation of rape had not been investigated thoroughly enough. Ms Cahill says her letter has been misrepresented.

UN chief defends Ebola aid workers

10 hours 50 min ago
UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".

Ferdinand 'baffled' at Twitter fine

10 hours 57 min ago
Rio Ferdinand appears to be "baffled" by his three-game ban and £25,000 fine from the FA for an offensive tweet.

Bodies found after fireworks blaze

11 hours 12 min ago
Two bodies are found in the wreckage of a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

11 hours 22 min ago
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images

VIDEO: Full interview with Fiona Woolf

11 hours 24 min ago
Fiona Woolf resigns as chair of the child abuse inquiry

10 things we didn't know last week

11 hours 43 min ago
Scratching really does make things itch, and other nuggets
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