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'Negligence' behind Total boss death

4 hours 21 min ago
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the chief executive of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.

Pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops'

4 hours 22 min ago
The EU's decision to ban the use of some pesticides could threaten UK crops, increase food prices and hit farmers' profits, a report claims.

Fijian soldier set for England duty

4 hours 42 min ago
Having witnessed the horrors of war, Semesa Rokoduguni is making the most of rugby life as an England career beckons.

8 officers investigated over death

4 hours 52 min ago
The death of a woman following reports of domestic abuse sparks an investigation into the conduct of eight police officers.

Land Girls memorial to be unveiled

5 hours 2 min ago
A sculpture created in honour of women who served in the Land Army during World War Two - built with £85,000 in donations - is to be unveiled.

Day in pictures: 21 October

5 hours 3 min ago
24 hours of news images: 21 October

Canada hit-and-run man 'radicalised'

5 hours 8 min ago
A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised", Canada's PM says.

Tesco's sales fall faster than rivals

5 hours 17 min ago
Tesco's sales are falling faster than any of its competitors as it loses market share to discounters Aldi and Lidl as well as upmarket rival Waitrose.

Pakistan Taliban sack spokesman

5 hours 25 min ago
The Pakistan Taliban sack their spokesman Shahidullah Shahid after he pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS).

VIDEO: Storms hit UK amid hurricane aftermath

5 hours 28 min ago
The view from County Down, Huddersfield and Heathrow airport, as the tail-end of Hurricane Gonzalo hits the UK.

AUDIO: Kellie: My brothers don't accept me

5 hours 29 min ago
Kellie Maloney says her brothers have not accepted her decision to become a woman.

VIDEO: Daniel finds dark side at Horns premiere

5 hours 33 min ago
Actor Daniel Radcliffe attended the premiere of his latest film Horns which tells the story of a young man wrongly accused of murder

Patients 'fleeing' Wales denial

5 hours 34 min ago
Claims that thousands of patients from Wales are seeking treatment in England because they are not happy with the Welsh NHS are dismissed.

Peerage for immigration campaigner

5 hours 42 min ago
Immigration campaigner Sir Andrew Green is among several public figures to be nominated for a peerage by David Cameron.

Jones and Hook overlooked by Wales

5 hours 43 min ago
Adam Jones and James Hook miss out on Wales' squad for the autumn Tests, but uncapped Ospreys prop Nicky Smith is included.

Real's Bale misses Liverpool game

5 hours 50 min ago
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale misses Wednesday's Champions League game at Liverpool because of a thigh injury.

Pistorius given five-year IPC ban

5 hours 50 min ago
Paralympic chiefs say Oscar Pistorius cannot compete in IPC events for five years after he is jailed for killing Reeva Steenkamp.

VIDEO: Doctor on sister's Ebola death

5 hours 53 min ago
Dr Olivet Buck died after contracting Ebola while treating patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Aussie bees fight 'hive wars'

5 hours 57 min ago
Bee colonies in Brisbane are waging war for months on end, according to a new study, and the victorious swarms are taking over the hives of rival species.

Banksy's Pierced Eardrum vandalised

6 hours 33 sec ago
A new mural by street artist Banksy in Bristol is vandalised less than 24 hours after the work appeared.

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