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Edinburgh's trams roll into action

Sat, 2014-05-31 06:16
Edinburgh's tram service takes its first paying customers as the long-awaited route from the airport to the city centre opens.

India gang rape inquiry stepped up

Sat, 2014-05-31 06:08
The head of the Indian state where two girls were gang raped and hanged recommends a federal inquiry amid concern over the local police response.

Troll must not contact Chris Martin

Sat, 2014-05-31 05:35
A man is ordered not to contact Coldplay singer Chris Martin and Countdown presenter Rachel Riley after sending hundreds of abusive tweets.

VIDEO: Gangnam style: 'What pop is about'

Sat, 2014-05-31 05:23
The video for Gangnam Style has become the first YouTube video to be watched more than two billion times.

Police search for missing family

Sat, 2014-05-31 04:45
Officers say they are concerned for the welfare of a Nottinghamshire family including two young children who were last seen on Friday.

Jungle search for missing Briton

Sat, 2014-05-31 04:40
A Malaysian police team arrives on a jungle-covered island to search for a charity volunteer from London who has been missing for four days.

VIDEO: Body found in search for missing nurse

Sat, 2014-05-31 04:37
Detectives searching for a missing nurse in Bournemouth have found a body.

Appeal after sexual assault in park

Sat, 2014-05-31 04:32
Police start an investigation into a sexual assault on a woman carried out in Glasgow's Kelvingrove Park.

Ash clouds ground Australia flights

Sat, 2014-05-31 04:05
Huge ash clouds thrown up by an Indonesian volcano have forced airlines to cancel flights to and from the northern Australian city of Darwin.

How far does Boko Haram's reach go?

Sat, 2014-05-31 03:16
How far could Boko Haram militants extend their reach?

Man charged with child abduction bid

Sat, 2014-05-31 03:08
A 55-year-old man is due in court in County Tyrone charged with attempted child abduction and common assault.

US 'to take significant step' on climate

Sat, 2014-05-31 02:46
US unveiling major bid to curb carbon dioxide emissions

Turkey PM issues anniversary warning

Sat, 2014-05-31 02:44
Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns youths to ignore calls for a protest on the anniversary of a deadly crackdown in Istanbul.

Pietersen 'attitude' apology from ECB

Sat, 2014-05-31 02:13
Kevin Pietersen receives an apology from the ECB following criticism of the batsman's attitude during the Ashes tour.

Love tames 'terrorist' pheasant

Sat, 2014-05-31 02:02
A male pheasant described as a "terrorist" after attacking "everyone and everything" on a Cambridgeshire farm settles down after "finding love".

VIDEO: Volcano eruption cancels flights

Sat, 2014-05-31 01:53
A volcano erupting in Indonesia has forced authorities there and in Australia to cancel commercial flights.

VIDEO: Crowds catch first Edinburgh tram

Sat, 2014-05-31 01:42
Edinburgh's tram service has taken its first paying customers from the airport to the city centre.

Mickelson 'in insider trading probe'

Sat, 2014-05-31 01:39
The FBI is investigating possible insider trading involving investor Carl Icahn, golfer Phil Mickelson and gambler William Walters, reports say.

Met officer faces drugs charge

Sat, 2014-05-31 01:28
A Metropolitan Police inspector is charged with intent to supply anabolic steroids and suspended from duty.

Motorcyclist dies after crash

Sat, 2014-05-31 01:20
Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died in a collision with a car in Fife.
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