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North Sea workers to vote on action

13 hours 5 min ago
North Sea workers are to vote on industrial action over jobs, pay and shifts, as operators seek to reduce costs.

VIDEO: Animation reveals changing Nigeria

13 hours 12 min ago
An animation looks at how much Nigeria has changed since the end of military rule in 1999.

VIDEO: Room with a tree for £100 a week

13 hours 12 min ago
A bedroom in London with a tree running through the wall and into the room was found to be rented out for £100 a week.

Day in pictures: 27 March 2015

13 hours 14 min ago
Images from around the world: 27 March

Officer axed over 'sexual behaviour'

13 hours 20 min ago
A Gwent Police sergeant is dismissed for 'inappropriate sexual behaviour' towards women held in custody and female colleagues.

Renault considers quitting Formula 1

13 hours 39 min ago
Renault is considering whether to buy a team and become a constructor again or pull out of F1 altogether.

Priest jailed for child abuse

13 hours 52 min ago
Catholic priest Anthony McSweeney, 68, jailed for assaulting boy at children's home in west London between 1979-1981

Alps crash co-pilot 'hid illness'

13 hours 52 min ago
German prosecutors say Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid details of an existing illness from his employers.

Royals visit Stephen Lawrence Centre

13 hours 53 min ago
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting the Stephen Lawrence Centre in south London.

Hamilton left 'heavily compromised'

13 hours 55 min ago
Lewis Hamilton says his preparations for the Malaysian Grand Prix have been "heavily compromised" by reliability problems.

Man who ran over step sister jailed

14 hours 8 min ago
A man from Caerphilly who ran over and killed his step sister while racing his fathers car is sentenced to seven years in prison.

Boko Haram HQ in Nigeria 'retaken'

14 hours 13 min ago
The Nigerian army says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Gwoza, believed to be the headquarters of Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

'Gay cake' order taken to avoid row

14 hours 17 min ago
The woman who took the order for the 'gay cake' tells a court she initially accepted it to avoid a "confrontation" in the bakery.

Flight chaos from Amsterdam power cut

14 hours 26 min ago
Flights are diverted from Schipol airport after a major power cut hits Amsterdam and surrounding areas in the northwest of the Netherlands.

Oscars producers not back next year

14 hours 31 min ago
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have produced the last three Academy Awards, will not be returning for next year's Oscars.

Top Gear: Tymon 'won't press charges'

14 hours 52 min ago
Oisin Tymon, the Top Gear producer physically and verbally attacked by Jeremy Clarkson, tells police he does not want to press charges.

Sex abuse 'cover-up' inquiry extended

14 hours 57 min ago
An investigation is being held into alleged police corruption over child abuse inquiries involving UK public figures, the police watchdog says.

Baddeley holes 336-yard shot in Texas

14 hours 58 min ago
Australia's Aaron Baddeley makes up for a poor tee shot on the 17th with a stunning recovery in San Antonio.

'Rebel' museums face funding cuts

15 hours 54 sec ago
Museums who break codes on selling their collections could face severe funding cuts, it is announced.

Google loses bid over suing

15 hours 18 min ago
Google loses Court of Appeal bid to stop consumers having right to sue in UK over alleged misuse of privacy settings

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