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VIDEO: Crackdown on abuse websites steps up

Mon, 2015-04-13 22:50
A child abuse watchdog says it has helped to identify and remove more than double the number of sexually explicit web pages depicting youngsters in 2014 - than in the previous year.

Poundland's annual sales top £1bn

Mon, 2015-04-13 22:48
Budget retailer Poundland reports annual sales of more than £1bn for the first time, a rise of 11.8% on the previous year.

'Syria-bound' Waheed Ahmed back in UK

Mon, 2015-04-13 22:27
A 21-year-old man has been arrested at Birmingham Airport on suspicion of terrorism, police say.

VIDEO: Video shows shot US man selling gun

Mon, 2015-04-13 22:04
Footage has emerged showing a man who was shot by a white police officer after apparently mistaking his gun for a Taser, trying to sell a gun.

VIDEO: Tories to launch election manifesto

Mon, 2015-04-13 21:49
David Cameron will launch the Conservatives' election manifesto with a promise to extend the right-to-buy scheme.

£13m payout for sibling birth errors

Mon, 2015-04-13 21:30
Two siblings left brain damaged from birth are awarded multimillion-pound payouts in "unprecedented" clinical negligence cases .

'I'm mentally stronger than Rosberg'

Mon, 2015-04-13 21:30
World champion Lewis Hamilton says he is mentally stronger this year than Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg after the Chinese Grand Prix.

Australia golfer bitten by crocodile

Mon, 2015-04-13 21:24
An elderly golfer suffers leg injuries after stepping on a crocodile on a golf course in Port Douglas, Queensland.

Greens to launch Welsh manifesto

Mon, 2015-04-13 21:20
The leader of the Wales Green Party has promised to make changes that "Wales will be proud of" as the party launches its manifesto for the general election.

Theatre head questions arts funding

Mon, 2015-04-13 21:18
A theatre manager in Belfast questions why the arts in Northern Ireland receives less funding than other parts of the UK.

Diabetic children hospital warning

Mon, 2015-04-13 21:16
Action to reduce the number of children with type 1 diabetes from being admitted to hospital is needed as cases continue to rise, experts warn.

VIDEO: Alan Turing manuscript sells for $1m

Mon, 2015-04-13 20:41
A scientific notebook compiled by World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing sells for $1m in New York.

UN to vote on Yemen rebel sanctions

Mon, 2015-04-13 20:33
The UN Security Council is to vote later on a resolution imposing an arms embargo on Yemen's Houthi rebels and their allies.

'Altercation' sparks murder inquiry

Mon, 2015-04-13 20:27
Police in Essex launch a murder inquiry after a man dies and two others are injured, one seriously, in an "altercation" in Clacton.

Phishing hits victims 'in minutes'

Mon, 2015-04-13 20:23
Phishing emails ensnare their first victim within 82 seconds of the attack messages being sent, suggests a report.

VIDEO: US guards jailed for Iraq deaths

Mon, 2015-04-13 19:12
Four former Blackwater guards are jailed over the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad in 2007.

Nigeria girls remembered one year on

Mon, 2015-04-13 19:08
Ceremonies are being staged to mark one year since more than 200 girls were abducted in Nigeria by militant Islamists Boko Haram.

VIDEO: Hong Kong targets Chinese visitors

Mon, 2015-04-13 17:54
What will new visa restrictions on mainland Chinese visitors mean for Hong Kong's economy?

Deal to extend Ukraine arms pullback

Mon, 2015-04-13 17:48
Russia and Ukraine agree to call for the withdrawal of more types of weapons in Ukraine's east, amid fresh fears for the truce.

Oklahoma officer charged over death

Mon, 2015-04-13 17:44
A white police officer is charged with manslaughter after shooting a black man when apparently mistaking his gun for his Taser.

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