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Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:01
Entertainer Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted after allegations of sex offences because there was "insufficient evidence" on most claims, the CPS says.

VIDEO: Thai PM appears in court

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:46
Thailand is on the verge of a major political upheaval as the Constitutional Court considers whether to dismiss the country's caretaker Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, for abuse of power.

##BringBackOurGirls tops a million tweets

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:41
A million tweets for the #BringBackOurGirls campaign

Tuesday's gossip column

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:36
Man City ready to launch bid for Messi, John Terry to stay at Chelsea, Spurs want Martinez and more.

Ronnie O'Sullivan in motorway crash

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:20
Snooker ace Ronnie O'Sullivan is involved in a crash on the way home from defeat in the world championship final.

'Clarity needed' over resuscitation

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:18
Clearer guidance is needed about when "do not resuscitate" orders can be placed on patients' medical records, judges at the Court of Appeal have been told.

What is mindfulness?

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:16
The word "mindfulness" seems to be everywhere. Parliament has even started using it. What is it?

Men admit lesser charges on killing

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:09
Seven out of 12 men charged in connection with the death of a Catholic community worker have manslaughter and attempted murder charges dropped.

Lebanon 'expels' Syria Palestinians

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:06
Lebanon has been forcibly returning dozens of Palestinian refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria despite the dangers they face there, activists say.

In pictures: Mexico remembers Cinco de Mayo

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:06
Mexico celebrates the Battle of Puebla

Rolf Harris in court on sex charges

Tue, 2014-05-06 06:55
Entertainer Rolf Harris arrives at Southwark Crown Court court, where he is due to stand trial on 12 counts of indecent assault.

N Carolina Republicans hold primary

Tue, 2014-05-06 06:50
Republicans in the US state of North Carolina head to the polls to choose a candidate to face Democratic Senator Kay Hagan in November.

Brown quizzed on Haudagain blackspot

Tue, 2014-05-06 06:42
Transport Minister Keith Brown insists work on the notorious traffic blackspot at Aberdeen's Haudagain roundabout will not start early.

Home school register plans dropped

Tue, 2014-05-06 06:38
Plans to make the parents of home-schooled children join an official register in Wales are dropped, following a backlash from parents.

School 'murder plot' teens excluded

Tue, 2014-05-06 06:32
Two schoolgirls at the centre of an alleged murder plot against a teacher are permanently excluded.

NI police chief rejects arrest claim

Tue, 2014-05-06 06:19
Northern Ireland's chief constable rejects allegations by Sinn Féin that the arrest of Gerry Adams was the work of a "dark side" within the PSNI.

EU ruling hits UK over vehicle data

Tue, 2014-05-06 06:18
A UK opt-out is affected as the EU's top court annuls a law aimed at prosecuting bad drivers.

Child prostitution woman jailed

Tue, 2014-05-06 06:04
A woman who used drugs and alcohol to lure "weak and vulnerable" girls into a life of prostitution in South Yorkshire is jailed.

England women earn central contracts

Tue, 2014-05-06 05:57
The first 18 women cricketers to be awarded central England contracts are named by the ECB.

Shout louder, Clegg urges Lib Dems

Tue, 2014-05-06 05:53
Nick Clegg urges Lib Dems to shout "from the rooftops" about the party's policies, as he launches its local elections campaign.
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