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VIDEO: Video purports to show freed Taliban

Mon, 2014-06-02 02:33
A row erupts over the deal to swap Guantanamo Bay detainees for a Taliban-held soldier, with Republicans warning it could put Americans at risk.

Sherlock star ambushes Dench

Mon, 2014-06-02 02:23
Dame Judi Dench is to star alongside Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch in a forthcoming adaptation of Richard III after he ambushed her during her appearance at the Hay Festival.

VIDEO: Amateur video of Ukraine border attack

Mon, 2014-06-02 02:19
Ukraine's border service says hundreds of insurgents have mounted a sustained assault on a border guards' camp in the eastern city of Luhansk.

VIDEO: Taliban detainees 'welcomed in Qatar'

Mon, 2014-06-02 02:19
A pro-Taliban website has published a video it says shows Taliban detainees arriving in Qatar after being released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a prisoner exchange.

Husband in court over nurse death

Mon, 2014-06-02 02:12
The husband of nurse Rui Li, who was found dead in a car in Bournemouth, appears in court charged with her murder.

Trojan Horse fears 'raised in 2008'

Mon, 2014-06-02 02:12
Fears hardline Muslims were trying to extend their influence in Birmingham schools were relayed to the city council as early as 2008, a former prospective governor says.

Osborne to target foreign exchange manipulation

Mon, 2014-06-02 02:12
Chancellor George Osborne is set to announce new rules on foreign exchange trading to 'clean up the market'.

In pictures: Tiananmen protests

Mon, 2014-06-02 02:07
25 years on from student protest in Beijing

New hope to solve Genette mystery

Mon, 2014-06-02 02:01
Detectives make another attempt to solve the mystery of the disappearance of Devon schoolgirl Genette Tate nearly 36 years ago.

Saints prop Waller gets England call

Mon, 2014-06-02 01:54
England name Northampton's Alex Waller among 16 additions to their squad for this month's tour of New Zealand.

Afghan bomber kills Turkish workers

Mon, 2014-06-02 01:45
At least seven people, three of them Turkish engineers, are killed by suicide bombers in two separate attacks in Afghanistan.

Comedian tries to board England jet

Mon, 2014-06-02 01:39
Simon Brodkin, better known as prankster Lee Nelson, was pictured in an identical suit to the England team and holding a passport.

VIDEO: Last minute test at World Cup venue

Mon, 2014-06-02 01:34
Officials in Sao Paulo have held a second "test" game at the city's World Cup stadium with less than two weeks until it is due to host the opening game.

US parties clash over prisoner deal

Mon, 2014-06-02 01:32
A row erupts over the deal to swap Guantanamo Bay detainees for a Taliban-held soldier, with Republicans warning it could put Americans at risk.

Woman charged over Belfast attack

Mon, 2014-06-02 01:26
An 18-year-old woman is charged with disorderly behaviour in connection with an incident in north Belfast on Sunday.

France arrests Syria jihad suspects

Mon, 2014-06-02 01:24
Four people are held in France on suspicion of recruiting militants to fight in Syria, after the arrest of a man over murders at Brussels' Jewish Museum.

Jolie's Maleficent dominates chart

Mon, 2014-06-02 01:13
Disney film Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie, debuts at the top of the North American box office, taking $70m (£41m).

NHS 'still fails' dementia patients

Mon, 2014-06-02 01:00
A Mental Welfare Commission report claims people with dementia still do not get acceptable care from the NHS in Scotland.

Samsung launches first Tizen phone

Mon, 2014-06-02 00:54
Samsung Electronics launches the world's first smartphone powered by Tizen operating system, seen as an alternative to Google's Android.

Calculating the sex and drugs economy

Mon, 2014-06-02 00:33
How did statisticians work out the value of illegal drugs and prostitution to the UK economy?
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