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Van Persie out with ankle problem

Fri, 2015-02-27 03:32
Robin van Persie could be out for more than two weeks with an ankle problem, says Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal.

VIDEO: Why is IS smashing statues in Iraq?

Fri, 2015-02-27 03:29
The Islamic State (IS) group has released a video appearing to show the destruction of statues in Iraq. Why is it doing this?

Everton face Dynamo Kiev in last 16

Fri, 2015-02-27 03:24
Everton face a trip to conflict-torn Ukraine after being drawn against Dynamo Kiev in the last 16 of the Europa League.

Google buys .app web domain for $25m

Fri, 2015-02-27 03:24
Google has purchased the website address .app in an auction held by the organisation which assigns web domains.

Day in pictures: 27 February 2015

Fri, 2015-02-27 03:22
Images from around the world: 27 February

Man cleared of dog walker murder

Fri, 2015-02-27 03:11
A 21-year-old man is cleared of murdering 53-year-old Jean Campbell in a Glasgow park.

Baby killed unlawfully inquest finds

Fri, 2015-02-27 03:09
A coroner records a verdict of unlawful killing in the inquest of a seven-month-old baby who died at the hands of her mother.

'Despicable' window cleaner jailed

Fri, 2015-02-27 03:07
A "despicable" window cleaner who tied up a pensioner, threatened her into silence and stole £15 is sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years

Fri, 2015-02-27 03:05
Ex-singer Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years for historical sex abuse against three girls between 1975-1980.

Spaniards 'joined Ukraine rebels'

Fri, 2015-02-27 03:03
Authorities in Spain arrest eight people accused of travelling to eastern Ukraine to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels.

Start date for 'Devo Manc' NHS plan

Fri, 2015-02-27 03:02
Greater Manchester will begin taking control of its health budget from April after a devolution agreement is signed by the Chancellor George Osborne.

Stamp prices set to increase by 1p

Fri, 2015-02-27 02:45
The cost of first and second class stamps are each to rise by 1p from 30 March, Royal Mail announces.

Lake searched in missing teen hunt

Fri, 2015-02-27 02:40
A lake is searched as police attempt to locate a teenager who has been missing for more than a week.

Wide gap in regional house prices

Fri, 2015-02-27 02:29
The gap between the most expensive and cheapest regional average house prices in England and Wales is more than £350,000, figures show.

Third arrest in Copenhagen shootings

Fri, 2015-02-27 02:27
Danish police arrest a third man suspected of aiding a gunman who killed two people in attacks in Copenhagen earlier this month.

Reduced World Cup a nonsense – Agnew

Fri, 2015-02-27 02:15
Reducing the number of teams taking part in the next Cricket World Cup in 2019 is "a nonsense", says Jonathan Agnew.

Dress colour debate goes global

Fri, 2015-02-27 02:10
A debate between family and friends in Scotland about the colour of a dress for a wedding becomes an internet sensation.

US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death

Fri, 2015-02-27 02:01
Attackers hack to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger who campaigned for a secular society, sparking a protest by hundreds of students.

Man who raped boy at nursery jailed

Fri, 2015-02-27 01:49
A man who was found guilty of raping a young boy at a nursery and of sexually abusing a girl is jailed for eight years.

Police win right to Boston tapes

Fri, 2015-02-27 01:47
Police have won the right to listen to Boston College interviews by loyalist Winston 'Winkie' Rea but tapes remain secret in case of another appeal.