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Microsoft takes on tech scammers

Fri, 2014-12-19 03:33
The US software giant takes legal action against firms it alleges have been offering bogus tech support in its name to unwitting consumers.

Stem cell scandal scientist resigns

Fri, 2014-12-19 03:27
A Japanese stem cell scientist at the heart of a scandal over false claims and fabricated research has resigned.

Police Scotland face cost challenges

Fri, 2014-12-19 03:12
Councils are urged to hold Police Scotland to account on the way national decisions impact on their own areas

Terror arrest men appear in court

Fri, 2014-12-19 03:08
Two men accused of helping a 17-year-old Cardiff boy leave the UK to join fighters in Syria will stand trial in London in June.

Fifa agrees to release Garcia report

Fri, 2014-12-19 03:06
Fifa agrees to publish a "legally appropriate version" of a disputed report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption.

Inside Iraqi air base as Islamic State closes in

Fri, 2014-12-19 03:02
Exclusive: Inside Iraq air base as Islamic State closes in

VIDEO: Airbase at heart of battle for Anbar

Fri, 2014-12-19 03:00
Quentin Sommerville reports from the Ain al-Asad air base - a linchpin in the battle against Islamic State for Iraq's Anbar province.

Former RUC officers trial collapses

Fri, 2014-12-19 03:00
The trial of two former RUC detectives collapsed on Friday after the prosecution offered no evidence against them.

Toddler's parents cleared of murder

Fri, 2014-12-19 02:59
The parents of Levi-Blu Cassin are cleared of his murder at Birmingham Crown Court - but convicted of causing or allowing his death.

VIDEO: Who was Mandy Rice-Davies?

Fri, 2014-12-19 02:58
Former model Mandy Rice-Davies, one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair, has died from cancer at the age of 70, her publicist has said.

NHS staff to strike in new year

Fri, 2014-12-19 02:31
There will be a fresh wave of strikes across the NHS in England in new year, it has been announced.

Kenya leader signs tough security law

Fri, 2014-12-19 02:30
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signs into law a controversial anti-terror bill which sparked fighting between MPs in parliament on Thursday.

Millions deleted in Instagram purge

Fri, 2014-12-19 02:30
Photo-sharing app Instagram has removed millions of accounts believed to be posting spam, angering many legitimate users.

Man, 51, rescued from river dies

Fri, 2014-12-19 02:25
A man who was rescued from a river in Cardiff died shortly after he was recovered from the water, police confirm.

'God message' hammer killer jailed

Fri, 2014-12-19 02:18
A killer who bludgeoned and stabbed a woman to death, then kept the location of her remains secret for 14 years, is jailed.

Spectacular views atop tallest spire

Fri, 2014-12-19 02:17
Breathtaking aerial views from Salisbury Cathedral are filmed by workers at the top of Britain's tallest spire.

VIDEO: Spectacular spire-climb filmed

Fri, 2014-12-19 02:17
Cathedral conservators film themselves scaling Britain's highest spire to repair weather meter.

Christmas getaway set to start

Fri, 2014-12-19 02:16
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to use the UK's transport networks on Friday as schools break up and people start to get away for Christmas.

Teenager arrested over Crolla attack

Fri, 2014-12-19 02:10
A 17-year-old is arrested after a boxing world title contender suffered a fractured skull tackling two alleged burglars at a neighbour's home.

Bank fine reduces public borrowing

Fri, 2014-12-19 02:04
A bank fine of £1.1bn for manipulating currency markets has helped government borrowing figures in November, official figures show.

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