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Wine fraudster sentencing delayed

Thu, 2014-07-24 07:06
A California wine dealer, who made $20m by selling fake vintage bottles to rich clients, faces years in prison when he is sentenced in New York.

Government to end nuclear waste veto

Thu, 2014-07-24 06:26
The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.

Greens want tax on wealth over £3m

Thu, 2014-07-24 06:21
The Green Party unveils plans to impose a wealth tax on people with assets of more than £3m.

'Elvis' jailed over child sex images

Thu, 2014-07-24 06:21
An Elvis Presley impersonator is jailed for a year for downloading and distributing more than 900 indecent images of children.

Your pictures: Cycling

Thu, 2014-07-24 06:14
Readers' photos on the theme of "cycling"

Degrees least likely for white teens

Thu, 2014-07-24 06:13
University application levels have increased among all groups, but ethnic minority pupils are the most likely to seek places.

VIDEO: Olympic cauldron secrets revealed

Thu, 2014-07-24 06:11
The London 2012 Olympic Cauldron is going on display for the first time in a purpose-built gallery.

Isis 'orders FGM' for women in Mosul

Thu, 2014-07-24 05:50
Islamist group Isis orders women aged 11 to 46 in Mosul, Iraq, to undergo female genital mutilation, the UN says.

VIDEO: Netball referee's time blunder

Thu, 2014-07-24 05:40
A netball referee blows for the end of the first quarter 29 seconds early during Wales' match against Australia - forcing the teams to return to the court to play out time.

Police investigate abuse 'cover-up'

Thu, 2014-07-24 05:38
Police investigating sexual abuse allegations at a school in Rochdale refer themselves to the independent police watchdog over the way they handled previous inquiries.

Europe lifts Tel Aviv flights ban

Thu, 2014-07-24 05:22
The European Aviation Safety Agency has joined the US in lifting its ban on flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.

VIDEO: Fears MH17 crash site 'abandoned'

Thu, 2014-07-24 05:19
There are renewed calls for tighter security at the site of the Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, after some reports it had been left abandoned.

Sudan 'apostasy' woman meets Pope

Thu, 2014-07-24 05:18
A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam meets Pope Francis at the Vatican.

Stimpson captures triathlon gold

Thu, 2014-07-24 05:05
England's Jodie Stimpson wins the first medal at Glasgow 2014 with victory in the women's triathlon.

Kearney could still win bronze medal

Thu, 2014-07-24 05:02
NI's Lisa Kearney remains in contention for a bronze medal in the women's 52kg judo category despite losing her semi-final.

Carbon concerns over wood burning

Thu, 2014-07-24 04:58
Burning wood to fuel power stations can create as many harmful carbon emissions as burning coal, according to a government report.

Met investigated 18 justice campaigns

Thu, 2014-07-24 04:57
The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns - including that of Jean Charles de Menezes - a report into a now defunct undercover unit says.

Games construction deals 'top £769m'

Thu, 2014-07-24 04:54
More than £769m has been invested in Scottish construction contracts linked to the Commonwealth Games, according to analysis.

Mirza hits back in nationality row

Thu, 2014-07-24 04:53
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rejects claims by a ruling party legislator that she is not fit to represent newly-created Telangana state because she is married to a Pakistani.

Poland 'helped in CIA rendition'

Thu, 2014-07-24 04:53
Poland violated the human rights convention and helped the CIA's rendition of terror suspects, the European Court of Human Rights finds.
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