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NFL 'deflate-gate' inquiry continues

Wed, 2015-01-21 01:48
The NFL continues to investigate New England Patriots amid claims balls were deflated in a win that sent them to the Super Bowl.

Neeson under fire from US gun makers

Wed, 2015-01-21 01:47
The firearms company that provided the guns for Liam Neeson's Hollywood movie Taken 3 criticises the star for his comments about US gun laws.

Butcher fined over chopped-off hand

Wed, 2015-01-21 01:46
A butcher is fined after a 16-year-old apprentice loses his hand in a mincing machine.

MPs' anger at Iraq Inquiry delay

Wed, 2015-01-21 01:38
MPs react angrily to news that the official inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War will not report until after the general election.

Roache plans TV tribute to Kirkbride

Wed, 2015-01-21 01:32
Coronation Street actor William Roache will deliver a tribute to his former co-star Anne Kirkbride at the National Television Awards later.

Bank unanimous on holding rates

Wed, 2015-01-21 01:29
All nine Bank of England policymakers voted to keep interest rates on hold this month, after two of them dropped calls to raise rates from 0.5%.

Russia 'to seek fresh Ukraine truce'

Wed, 2015-01-21 01:29
Russia says it will seek an immediate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine at talks later, and insists there is no evidence of its troops crossing the border.

Dole figures down two years in a row

Wed, 2015-01-21 01:28
Unemployment in Northern Ireland has been falling continuously for two years, new official figures confirm.

CCTV shows Red Bull trophy break-in

Wed, 2015-01-21 01:28
CCTV footage is released showing the moment thieves used a 4x4 to smash through the doors of Red Bull Racing and steal 60 trophies.

Johnson denies cocaine problem

Wed, 2015-01-21 01:14
American golfer Dustin Johnson denies having a problem with cocaine after reports he was serving a drugs ban.

Wales' unemployment rate drops

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:59
The unemployment rate in Wales drops to 7% with 103,000 people out of work, the Office for National Statistics says.

France boosts anti-terror strategy

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:53
France to create 2,680 anti-terror posts, with 3,000 people requiring surveillance, PM says

UK unemployment falls again

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:50
The number of people out of work in the UK fell by 58,000 to 1.91 million in the three months to November, official figures show.

Sledging no worse now - Anderson

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:47
England bowler James Anderson insists sledging in cricket is no worse in the modern game than in previous years.

VIDEO: Gritters get to grips with icy roads

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:45
Much of the UK has experienced icy conditions in the recent cold snap, leading to treacherous conditions on some roads.

Scotland's jobless total rises

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:44
Scotland's jobless total rose by 7,000 between September and November to stand at 158,000, according to official figures.

Report recommends fracking refusal

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:42
A key report says fracking should not go ahead at two sites in Lancashire.

New rules for price comparison sites

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:41
Energy price comparison sites will have to become more transparent, under new rules announced by the regulator Ofgem.

Partners can 'make pain worse'

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:36
Some women may find medical procedures more painful if their partners are present, a small study suggests.

Blessed finishes show after collapse

Wed, 2015-01-21 00:30
Actor Brian Blessed collapses while playing King Lear in an apparent heart scare, but later returns to complete the show.

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