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Germany opens Merkel bugging probe

Wed, 2014-06-04 06:38
Germany announces an inquiry into allegations by US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden that the US government bugged Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone.

Murray set for partisan atmosphere

Wed, 2014-06-04 06:31
Andy Murray is prepared for a partisan atmosphere when he plays Frenchman Gael Monfils at the French Open on Wednesday.

May and Gove in row over extremism

Wed, 2014-06-04 06:16
Two of the most senior members of the Cabinet have become embroiled in a bitter row over allegations of extremism in state schools in Birmingham.

Russian fighter intercepted US plane

Wed, 2014-06-04 06:05
A Russian fighter jet flew within 100ft (30m) of a US Air Force plane over international waters near Japan in April, the Pentagon says.

Business boost in Queen's Speech

Wed, 2014-06-04 05:46
The government announces a series of measures in the Queen's Speech that it says are "unashamedly pro-work and pro-business".

Tiananmen tense on rally anniversary

Wed, 2014-06-04 05:43
Security personnel swamp Tiananmen Square on the 25th anniversary of the Beijing massacre, as memorials are held in Hong Kong and Taipei.

Binman in truck crash gets £1.8m

Wed, 2014-06-04 05:42
A binman whose leg had to be amputated above the knee after his rubbish truck crashed is awarded £1.8m damages from a council.

Day in pictures: 4 June 2014

Wed, 2014-06-04 05:38
News photos from past 24 hours: 4 June

Green opposition to coalition plans

Wed, 2014-06-04 05:35
Environmentalists are opposing the government's plans to boost roads, housing and fracking - all announced as part of the Infrastructure Bill.

Wales sees rise in spending money

Wed, 2014-06-04 05:32
People living in Wales have had the second largest rise in the UK in the amount of money they have to spend, according to the latest figures.

Apology over crashed anti-hack site

Wed, 2014-06-04 05:27
The head of a government-funded cyber-security advice website apologises and says he is "not sleeping" after the site collapsed under heavy traffic.

Hampden Park ready for 2014 Games

Wed, 2014-06-04 05:26
Work is completed to transform Scotland's national football stadium into an athletics venue in time for next month's Commonwealth Games.

Frozen creators plan stage musical

Wed, 2014-06-04 05:22
The Oscar-winning creators of the animation Frozen are planning a stage musical entitled Up Here, the show's producer says.

NHS 'failing elderly patients'

Wed, 2014-06-04 05:07
The care of frail elderly patients has become fragmented because of the drive for hospital doctors to specialise, the new NHS England boss says.

Central African Republic bans texts

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:53
Mobile phone text messages are banned in the Central African Republic, a move the authorities say is aimed at restoring security.

Harris groping claims 'ridiculous'

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:48
A brother of Rolf Harris tells court that allegations the entertainer groped a make-up artists are untrue.

Woman killed for resisting molesters

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:43
A 35-year-old mother-of-four is shot dead by militants for resisting their attempts to molest her in the Indian state of Meghalaya, police say.

'12th completion parade' turned down

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:42
The Orange Order has again been barred from parading along a contentious stretch of road in north Belfast.

Secrets of how to pick a Test squad

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:42
With England set to name their first Test squad since the Ashes debacle, the selectors explain how they pick players.

VIDEO: Anger at China embassy Tiananmen protest

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:40
Members of staff at the Chinese embassy in London reacted angrily on Wednesday when people arrived to lay flowers to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
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