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Pick your greatest Ryder Cup moment

Wed, 2014-09-17 08:06
Tense, tantalising, captivating, controversial, the Ryder Cup delivers iconic moments year after year. Choose the best from our top 10.

Ebola crisis: Five ways to break the epidemic

Wed, 2014-09-17 07:43
Five ways to break the deadly epidemic

Your pictures: Vintage

Wed, 2014-09-17 07:26
Readers' photos on the theme of "vintage"

'Genius grant' winners announced

Wed, 2014-09-17 07:09
A physicist, a graphic memoirist and an organiser of home care workers are among this year's recipients of the MacArthur "Genius" grants.

eBay attack puts its buyers at risk

Wed, 2014-09-17 06:32
A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a fake page that attempts to steal their credentials.

VIDEO: Alice Gross search: Hunt for man

Wed, 2014-09-17 06:17
Police investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross want to speak to a Latvian man seen on the same canal towpath used by the schoolgirl.

VIDEO: War ammo found in residential garage

Wed, 2014-09-17 06:05
Munitions and other artefacts from World War One and World War Two have been found during a raid on a residential garage in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

Bathgate attack 'attempted murder'

Wed, 2014-09-17 05:12
A 65-year-old man is seriously ill in hospital after being repeatedly stabbed inside his home in Bathgate, West Lothian.

Day in pictures: 17 September

Wed, 2014-09-17 05:11
News images from around the world: 17 September

UK jobless rate falls to 2008 low

Wed, 2014-09-17 03:59
The UK rate fell to 6.2% in the three months to the end of July, while the number claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has dipped below one million.

AUDIO: Agente provocatrice 'Fifi' used in WW2

Wed, 2014-09-17 03:56
A new file released by the National Archives has confirmed the use of an 'agente provocatrice', known as Fifi, in World War Two operations.

AUDIO: 'I found migrant under my campervan'

Wed, 2014-09-17 03:29
A driver describes the moment he found a migrant "clinging on with his fingernails" to the bottom of his campervan.

Plaudits for Maxine Peake's Hamlet

Wed, 2014-09-17 01:58
Maxine Peake's performance as Hamlet is described by critics as "stunningly good", "excellent" and "not fully rounded" after her opening night.

VIDEO: Job figures 'very encouraging'

Wed, 2014-09-17 01:49
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has said the latest unemployment figures are "very encouraging".

Shares plunge after Russian arrest

Wed, 2014-09-17 01:41
Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov is put under house arrest on suspicion of money-laundering, and shares in his company Sistema tumble.

Four Irish people in US plane crash

Wed, 2014-09-17 00:47
Three people from Northern Ireland and one from the Republic are hurt in a Florida plane crash on Monday.

In pictures: Memory of History

Tue, 2014-09-16 23:48
Lewis Bush's pictures link the past with the present

Your Pictures: Photos from Wales

Tue, 2014-09-16 23:26
A selection of your photos from around Wales

VIDEO: Lift-off for new US 'space taxis'

Tue, 2014-09-16 22:35
Nasa chooses two private companies to build a new generation of spacecraft that will take their astronauts to the International Space Station.

Man, 47, in court on murder charge

Tue, 2014-09-16 21:50
A 47-year-old man is charged with the murder a Flintshire woman who was found strangled and with head injuries.