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Could Boris Johnson be UK PM and then be US president?

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:16
Boris Johnson has renewed his US passport. Is it possible to be UK prime minister and then US president?

Search for wreckage in balloon crash

Mon, 2014-05-12 06:00
Officials are searching for the wreckage of a hot air balloon crash near Richmond, Virginia, after a third victim was found.

Ranger cleared of M4 drink charge

Mon, 2014-05-12 05:56
Former Newcastle United and Swindon Town footballer Nile Ranger is cleared of being drunk in charge of his sports car after he was found asleep behind the wheel on the M4 in Wales.

US television shows get the chop

Mon, 2014-05-12 05:49
Parks and Recreation is amongst a number of shows to be earmarked for the axe as the US networks outline plans for the new season and beyond.

Ozzy conversion plan foiled by bats

Mon, 2014-05-12 05:30
Rocker Ozzy Osbourne cannot convert part of his Buckinghamshire estate until he can protect the bats which live there, the council says.

Australia's 'budget emergency'

Mon, 2014-05-12 05:15
Can Abbott's spending cuts balance Australia's books?

Termites eat away at Paraguay palace

Mon, 2014-05-12 05:02
Paraguay's presidential palace is threatened by termites, which have infested much of the historic building's west wing, architects say.

VIDEO: Jellyfish 'size of wheelie bins'

Mon, 2014-05-12 05:01
Dozens of giant jellyfish have been washing up on beaches in Dorset.

Peer faces Lords expenses suspension

Mon, 2014-05-12 04:47
Lord Hanningfield is ordered to repay £3,300 and faces suspension until the end of the current Parliament after breaching expenses rules.

Dead pair 'were husband and wife'

Mon, 2014-05-12 04:47
A man and woman found dead at a house in Walsall where three children were sleeping were married, police say.

VIDEO: The (few) politicians who have charisma

Mon, 2014-05-12 04:46
Some say politics is showbiz for ugly people, but a very few politicians attain celebrity status.

Ex-Barclays chiefs face questioning

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:57
Bob Diamond is among several former Barclays executives due to be questioned under caution by the UK's Serious Fraud Office.

The women in Iran taking off the hijab

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:51
The women in Iran who are taking off the headscarf

Leyton Orient v Peterborough (1-1)

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:50
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League One play-off semi-final second leg between Leyton Orient and Peterborough United.

Day in pictures: 12 May

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:44
News photos from past 24 hours: 12 May

Tax avoidance: What are the rules?

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:40
How to avoid falling foul of the taxman

Boarding schools' past abuse 'shame'

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:37
A boarding school leader says historic cases of abuse have "cast a long shadow", but should not be used to unfairly judge today's schools.

VIDEO: Pistorius has 'anxiety disorder'

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:37
Oscar Pistorius has had an anxiety disorder since childhood and was "anxious" about violent crime, a psychiatrist has told his murder trial in South Africa.

Richard and Judy agree death pact

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:37
TV personalities Judy Finnigan and her husband Richard Madeley say they have agreed to an assisted death pact should one of them fall seriously ill.

South Africa opposition denies rift

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:28
South African opposition leader Helen Zille denied that her party's most senior black leader in parliament has quit because of differences between them.
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