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Five-year-old 'ran across rail line'

13 hours 43 min ago
Children as young as five have been seen running across the railway line between the platforms at a station in Edinburgh, it emerges.

Man jailed for trying to join IS

13 hours 48 min ago
A British man who attempted to join Islamic State in Syria is jailed for six years.

Triple murder deaths 'unimaginable'

13 hours 50 min ago
The family of the victims in a suspected triple murder in Didcot describe it as an "unimaginable" tragedy.

Marriage vote 'defeat for humanity'

13 hours 52 min ago
A landmark vote to allow same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland is a "defeat for humanity", a senior Vatican official says.

VIDEO: Pomp and ceremony before Queen's Speech

14 hours 9 min ago
Huw Edwards commentates as the Queen arrives to deliver her speech, setting out the plans of the Conservative government.

Bayliss 'turned down England twice'

14 hours 12 min ago
New England coach Trevor Bayliss turned down the job in 2014 and again last week, says former colleague Geoff Lawson.

Boy, eight, dies playing in cemetery

14 hours 13 min ago
An eight year-old boy dies and two 10-year-old boys are injured after an incident at a cemetery in Glasgow.

NI may benefit in Aer Lingus sale

14 hours 15 min ago
IAG chief executive Willie Walsh says he wants to continue serving Belfast as the company moves towards a takeover of Aer Lingus

Who can fix Fifa?

14 hours 19 min ago
As a number of its officials are arrested in a corruption probe, what does the future hold for Fifa?

Government to cut £10bn of red tape

14 hours 32 min ago
The Queen's Speech outlines a bill that plans to cut £10bn from business red tape by the end of this Parliament.

Danish PM calls snap June election

14 hours 33 min ago
Denmark's prime minister calls an election for 18 June when her centre-left coalition is expected to face tough a challenge from the opposition.

Ex-MP sentenced for teen assaults

14 hours 40 min ago
Former Falkirk MP Eric Joyce who was convicted of attacking two teenagers in an "unjustified and unprovoked" assault is sentenced.

Queen's Speech: Bill-by-bill

14 hours 43 min ago
The government's legislative agenda for the year ahead has been announced, here's a guide to the bills that featured.

'Metro mayors' able to replace PCCs

14 hours 46 min ago
Directly-elected "metro mayors" will be able to undertake the functions of Police and Crime Commissioners in England, under plans included in the Queen's Speech.

VIDEO: 'It's a hard time for Fifa'

14 hours 52 min ago
The Fifa spokesman Walter De Gregorio says it is a "a hard time for Fifa" as twin corruption probes are launched but that it shows Fifa is "on the right track".

'Mediocre' schools intervention plan

15 hours 2 min ago
A more rapid intervention for underperforming schools in England has been announced in the Queen's Speech.

New online data terror powers planned

15 hours 4 min ago
Proposed legislation to give the police stronger powers to "target the online communications" of terrorist suspects is in the Queen's Speech.

Sharapova advances to third round

15 hours 6 min ago
Defending champion Maria Sharapova beats fellow Russian Vitalia Diatchenko 6-3 6-1 in the French Open second round.

Child sex abuse loophole to be shut

15 hours 7 min ago
The UK proposes to punish people who live-stream videos of child abuse over the internet in the same way it does those who offer pre-recorded clips.

Measure to double free childcare

15 hours 11 min ago
Access to free childcare for three-and-four-year-olds in England is to double to 30 hours a week under measures announced in the Queen's Speech.

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