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VIDEO: Why Americans give up holiday time

8 hours 1 min ago
Americans often don't use the little holiday time they have

Operation Stack solution 'too risky'

8 hours 33 min ago
A contraflow on the M20 to ease congestion when Operation Stack is implemented would be an "unacceptable risk", Highways England says.

Actress faces child sex charges

8 hours 41 min ago
Maggie Kirkpatrick, who starred in 1980s soap Prisoner Cell Block H and later Home and Away, is charged with indecent assault and gross indecency.

Ballance finds form in Yorkshire win

8 hours 47 min ago
Gary Ballance hits 69 as Yorkshire beat Derbyshire by seven runs in a rain-affected One-Day Cup game.

VIDEO: Turkey bombs IS and PKK positions

8 hours 48 min ago
The US and Turkey are working together on military plans to clear the Islamic State (IS) group from parts of northern Syria, American officials say.

'Laughing gas' emissions understated

9 hours 12 min ago
Emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O) from agriculture in some locations are under-estimated by 40% according to new research.

US ends Boston 2024 Olympic bid

9 hours 53 min ago
Boston and the US Olympic Committee agree to end the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics due to lack of public support.

Brown bathtub death 'unexplained'

10 hours 13 sec ago
Initial tests find no significant injuries to Bobbi Kristina Brown and no obvious underlying cause of death, according to the medical examiner.

US sex worker shoots 'serial killer'

11 hours 4 min ago
A woman working as a prostitute may have put an end to a nationwide killing spree after she killed a man in self-defence, police say.

Drogba joins MLS side Montreal

11 hours 19 min ago
Striker Didier Drogba signs for Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact after leaving Chelsea this summer.

Ashes still wide open - Edwards

11 hours 30 min ago
England captain Charlotte Edwards says there is "a long way to go" in the Women's Ashes after Australia win the ODI series.

'German bomber' struck Somali hotel

11 hours 34 min ago
A German of Somali origin is suspected to have been the suicide bomber who struck a hotel in Somalia, an intelligence officer says.

Fifa wants 'independent' reform head

11 hours 38 min ago
Fifa says its reform taskforce will be chaired by an independent person from outside of football.

Remains found at mill blast site

11 hours 44 min ago
Remains are found at the site of an explosion at a wood flour mill by search teams looking for a fourth missing person.

VIDEO: WSL best goals: Duggan's hot streak

12 hours 1 min ago
Watch a round-up of the best of the action from the weekend's Women's Super League fixtures.

VIDEO: Panic grips China's stock market

12 hours 2 min ago
Shares in mainland China have recorded their biggest one-day fall for more than eight years following a sell-off towards the end of the trading day.

What can Turkey gain from Nato meeting?

12 hours 16 min ago
Turkey has requested a special Nato meeting to discuss military operations against the Islamic State (IS) group and PKK Kurdish separatists - Paul Adams asks what it will achieve?

Turkey 'planning Syria buffer zone'

12 hours 23 min ago
The US and Turkey are working on plans to oust Islamic State (IS) fighters from a strip along the Turkish-Syria border, US officials say.

China says share purchase continues

12 hours 25 min ago
In an effort to prop up its stock market, Chinese regulators said they are continuing their purchase of shares.

Fall in Parliament porn site attempts

12 hours 29 min ago
More than 247,000 attempts to access websites classed as pornography were made from parliamentary computers in 2014, it has been revealed.

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