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Accountancy firm EY to ignore grades

15 hours 18 min ago
A leading accountancy firm is to remove all academic and education details from its trainee application process.

Beach closed for Saudi king reopens

15 hours 23 min ago
A beach in the south of France that was closed for the Saudi king's holiday reopens after he cut his holiday short.

Middlesex rest out-of-sorts Morgan

15 hours 24 min ago
Out-of-form England captain Eoin Morgan will miss four Middlesex matches ahead of the upcoming one-day series against Australia.

Blind Date couple remember Cilla

15 hours 38 min ago
Blind Date's first married couple remember Cilla (and her hat)

Ex-footballer admits harassment

15 hours 39 min ago
Former Scotland and Blackburn Rovers captain Colin Hendry pleads guilty to harassing his ex-girlfriend.

US seeks to ease Gulf fears on Iran

15 hours 40 min ago
US Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Qatar to try to reassure Gulf allies over the nuclear deal with Iran.

Red Road flats new demolition plan

15 hours 41 min ago
The last remaining Red Road flats in Glasgow will be blown up in a one-off demolition later this year.

Crash driver history 'not disclosed'

15 hours 45 min ago
The driver of a bin lorry which crashed in Glasgow, killing six people, did not disclose his medical history on a form in 2011, an inquiry hears.

China manages drone and chip exports

15 hours 52 min ago
National security concerns have led China to restrict exports of high-performance drones and supercomputers.

Mafia 'communicated in sheep code'

15 hours 54 min ago
The henchmen of a mafia boss on the run since 1993 used a code based around sheep to communicate, Italian police say.

'1,700 intrusions' at Calais terminal

16 hours 4 min ago
There were 1,700 "intrusions" by migrants who managed to break into the Channel Tunnel's freight terminal overnight, a French police union says.

Emmerdale story upsets Clutha family

16 hours 16 min ago
Hundreds of people sign a petition asking ITV to withdraw an Emmerdale storyline about a helicopter crash following the Clutha disaster.

Police in Rio 'killed hundreds'

16 hours 24 min ago
Amnesty International says that military police in the Brazilian city of Rio have killed more than 1,500 people in the last five years.

Cilla Black 'knew she was dying'

16 hours 25 min ago
Pop star and TV presenter Cilla Black was ailing and "willed herself to die", according to a long-time friend who was her first manager.

German carmakers buy Nokia's mapping

16 hours 35 min ago
German vehicle manufacturers Audi, BMW and Daimler are buying Nokia's Here digital mapping business for 2.8bn euros (£2bn).

US hospitals warned on drug pump use

16 hours 39 min ago
The US Food and Drug Administration is 'strongly encouraging' hospitals not to use a drug pump system made by a leading medical supplier.

Two arrested after double stabbing

16 hours 43 min ago
Two men are arrested after a double stabbing incident in Portrush, County Antrim.

VIDEO: 'What about support for sex abuse survivors?'

17 hours 2 min ago
As £3m is earmarked to help tackle child sexual abuse in Rotherham, sexual abuse survivor Sarah Wilson, who has waived her right to anonymity, says it is vital that the funding helps families and survivors rebuild their lives.

Ferries contract document published

17 hours 4 min ago
Caledonian MacBrayne and Serco are invited to make their final bids for the new contract to run Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services.

Everyone 'must take vitamin D pills'

17 hours 7 min ago
Everyone should consider taking vitamin D supplements to counter the lack of sunshine in England, government experts are proposing.