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Fugitives face extra jail time

Sat, 2014-01-18 09:54
Criminals who go on the run to avoid being sent back to prison could face an extra two years in custody under a new law announced by the government.

Arsenal 2-0 Fulham

Sat, 2014-01-18 09:27
Santi Cazorla scores twice as Arsenal beat Fulham to claim a fifth successive Premier League victory and remain top.

Family of five killed in shooting

Sat, 2014-01-18 09:16
Five members of the same family, including two women from Northampton, are found shot dead in the US state of Utah.

'Gay marriage to blame' for floods

Sat, 2014-01-18 09:03
A UKIP councillor from Oxfordshire blames the recent storms and floods on the Government's decision to legalise gay marriage.

Seven killed in Dagestan siege

Sat, 2014-01-18 08:28
Russian security forces kill seven people suspected of attacking a restaurant in Dagestan, officials say, amid a crackdown before the Winter Olympics.

'No evidence' for vigilante claim

Sat, 2014-01-18 08:26
Claims made by the Chief Inspector of Constabulary that some communities take justice into their own hands are denied by the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police.

Saracens 64-6 Connacht

Sat, 2014-01-18 07:34
David Strettle scores three of Saracens' 11 tries as they thrash Connacht to squeeze into the Heineken Cup last eight.

Sunderland 2-2 Southampton

Sat, 2014-01-18 07:18
Adam Johnson's fourth goal in two games helps Sunderland come back from 2-0 down to draw against Southampton.

Iran diplomat dies in Yemen attack

Sat, 2014-01-18 06:50
An Iranian diplomat has been killed in a gun attack outside the ambassador's residence in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, local officials say.

Leeds United 0-1 Leicester City

Sat, 2014-01-18 06:49
David Nugent's late winner at Leeds sees leaders Leicester go seven points clear at the top of the Championship.

Two Britons killed in Kabul attack

Sat, 2014-01-18 06:43
Two Britons, one of them a Labour Party MEP candidate, were among 21 victims of a suicide attack at a restaurant in Afghanistan, the Foreign Office says.

MEP candidate killed in Kabul blast

Sat, 2014-01-18 06:33
Labour MEP candidate for the South East Del Singh is killed in a suicide bomb and gun attack in the Afghan capital Kabul.

Tory grandee Lord McAlpine dies

Sat, 2014-01-18 05:48
Lord McAlpine, former UK Conservative Party deputy chairman has died, his family announces.

Security probe after Kabul attack

Sat, 2014-01-18 05:42
Three Afghan officials are suspended as an investigation begins into an attack on a restaurant that killed 21 people, many of them foreigners.

Union raises Ulster Bank job fears

Sat, 2014-01-18 05:40
A trade union which represents bank workers has said it fears Ulster Bank could be preparing to announce job losses.

Men in court over Syria terror claims

Sat, 2014-01-18 05:17
Two men from Birmingham appear in court in London charged with travelling to Syria to engage in acts of terrorism.

Offensive Mikaeel tweet investigated

Sat, 2014-01-18 04:40
Police are investigating an offensive comment made on social media site Twitter in relation to the Mikaeel Kular case.

Young GB squad win World Cup bronzes

Sat, 2014-01-18 04:29
Britain's men and women finish third in their team sprint events at the final World Cup event of the season in Mexico.

Week in pictures: 11-17 January 2014

Sat, 2014-01-18 04:17
News photos from around the world

Van driver injured in tanker crash

Sat, 2014-01-18 04:12
A van driver is taken to hospital with serious injuries after his vehicle is involved in a head-on collision with a petrol tanker.

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