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Anger over kidnapped man's treatment

Mon, 2014-07-07 11:20
The mother of a man who was kidnapped and then killed by Iraqi militants in 2007 claims the Foreign Office treated him like a second-class citizen.

VIDEO: Star Wars clues to Forest filming

Mon, 2014-07-07 11:09
There are rumours that scenes for the new Star Wars film are being shot in the Forest of Dean.

Ghani leads in early Afghan count

Mon, 2014-07-07 11:04
Ashraf Ghani wins 56% of votes cast in Afghanistan's presidential election, according to preliminary results.

Charity boss to head abuse review

Mon, 2014-07-07 11:01
The head of the children's charity NSPCC is to lead a review of historical child sex abuse allegations, Home Secretary Theresa May says.

VIDEO: Visit to site of ancient coin discovery

Mon, 2014-07-07 10:22
A precious hoard of Roman and Late Iron Age coins has been discovered in a cave where it has lain undisturbed for more than 2,000 years.

Tour de France 'will return to Britain'

Mon, 2014-07-07 10:10
Race director Christian Prudhomme is keen to bring the Tour de France back to Britain after a successful Grand Depart.

Devolution for England a 'time bomb'

Mon, 2014-07-07 10:06
England's most senior council leader warns of a "devolution time bomb" whatever the outcome of Scotland's independence referendum.

Leading Saudi rights activist jailed

Mon, 2014-07-07 10:02
The sentencing of Saudi human rights activist Waleed Abu al-Khair to 15 years in prison is condemned as "outrageous" by Human Rights Watch.

Human brain project 'off-course'

Mon, 2014-07-07 10:02
Senior neuroscientists attack a major European project aiming to simulate the human brain.

Coulson to face perjury charges

Mon, 2014-07-07 09:56
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is to appear in court on 6 August to face perjury charges over the Tommy Sheridan trial.

Broad criticises 'crazy' schedule

Mon, 2014-07-07 09:55
England bowler Stuart Broad admits he may not play all five Tests against India as he manages an ongoing knee problem.

VIDEO: The race to build Endomondo

Mon, 2014-07-07 09:42
Endomondo chief executive Mette Lykke explains how she has turned the firm into a profitable business in seven years.

In Pictures: British Tour de France

Mon, 2014-07-07 09:34
Tour de France cyclists hurtle from Cambridge to London

Free agent Cole signs for Roma

Mon, 2014-07-07 09:27
Italian Serie A side Roma announce they have signed former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole on a two-year deal.

Whales washed up on an Irish beach

Mon, 2014-07-07 09:23
Five pilot whales die after being washed up on a County Donegal beach in the Republic of Ireland.

Amir Khan assault claims dropped

Mon, 2014-07-07 09:19
Allegations of assault made against the former world champion boxer Amir Khan have been withdrawn, police confirm.

Cavendish to miss Commonwealth Games

Mon, 2014-07-07 09:06
Mark Cavendish will have surgery on his injured right shoulder, meaning he is likely to miss the Commonwealth Games.

The fearsome Iraqi militia vowing to vanquish Isis

Mon, 2014-07-07 08:58
Meeting the fearsome Iraqi fighter vowing to defeat jihadists

US 'to work with Germany' on spy row

Mon, 2014-07-07 08:56
The White House vows to work with Germany to resolve the row over a German reportedly arrested for being a US spy.

AUDIO: MP: 'I was a victim of sexual abuse'

Mon, 2014-07-07 08:51
Tessa Munt MP has revealed that she was a victim of sexual abuse.
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