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More skulls in Sri Lanka mass grave

Fri, 2014-01-17 23:30
Four more human skulls are unearthed at a mass grave discovered last month in northern Sri Lanka, bringing the total number of remains to 31.

Pope Benedict doubled defrockings

Fri, 2014-01-17 23:30
Nearly 400 priests were defrocked in only two years by the former Pope, Benedict XVI, over claims of sexual child abuse, the Vatican confirms.

Murray powers into fourth round

Fri, 2014-01-17 23:19
Andy Murray moves into the last 16 of the Australian Open with an impressive third-round win over Feliciano Lopez.

What if Man Utd had chosen Mourinho?

Fri, 2014-01-17 22:44
Chief football writer Phil McNulty assesses Man Utd's decision to opt for long-term security over quick-fix success

Michoacan replaces security chiefs

Fri, 2014-01-17 21:22
Mexico's authorities say top security officials will be replaced in the western state of Michoacan that has recently been rocked by violence.

Mikaeel case dominates headlines

Fri, 2014-01-17 21:21
The case of Mikaeel Kular appears on the front pages, but print deadlines came too soon to reflect news that emerged overnight of a body being found.

India funeral stampede kills 18

Fri, 2014-01-17 21:14
At least 18 people are killed in a stampede before the funeral of a Muslim spiritual leader in the western Indian city of Mumbai, officials say.

Town's red phone boxes to be saved

Fri, 2014-01-17 20:24
A project to transform ten of Cheltenham's historic phone boxes into miniature art galleries is given the go ahead.

'Revolutionary' angioplasty turns 50

Fri, 2014-01-17 19:45
Non-invasive angioplasty marks its 50th anniversary

Drug ringleader ordered to pay £200k

Fri, 2014-01-17 19:16
The ringleader of a drug trafficking gang is ordered by a court judge to pay £200,000 or spend an extra two years in jail.

Murdered girl's friends still hope

Fri, 2014-01-17 19:11
Friends of a 16-year-old girl murdered 21 years ago say they still hope the killer will be brought to justice.

School league tables to be split

Fri, 2014-01-17 18:02
England's secondary school league tables are to be split for the first time, to show academic and vocational qualifications separately.

Get advice early, unwell people told

Fri, 2014-01-17 18:00
People with worries about their health - especially those over 60 - should seek help earlier, a new campaign from NHS England says.

Nude flash mob on Hastings beach

Fri, 2014-01-17 17:09
Up to 30 residents take part in a nude flash mob on Hastings beach in a bid to attract acclaimed photographer Spencer Tunick.

Is our Sun falling silent?

Fri, 2014-01-17 16:54
Trying to understand how lack of Sun activity might affect Earth

Checking out the cool cats in the new Guinness ad

Fri, 2014-01-17 16:48
How closely do the sashaying and stout-swigging Congolese men in the new Guinness ad match the reality of life in Brazzaville and Kinshasa?

Homophobia and intimacy in a Russian sauna

Fri, 2014-01-17 16:45
Homophobia and intimacy in a Russian sauna

Can anti-smoking tactics curb obesity?

Fri, 2014-01-17 16:38
Will anti-tobacco measures fix the obesity crisis?

VIDEO: Inside the energy house of the future

Fri, 2014-01-17 16:15
Inside Out goes inside what is being called 'the ultimate energy-saving house' and looks at why it is so energy efficient.

California declares drought emergency

Fri, 2014-01-17 16:08
The governor of California declares a state-wide drought, urging people to conserve water in what could be the state's driest year on record.

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