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Open set for Royal Portrush return

Wed, 2014-06-11 11:15
The Open is to return to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951, with Royal Portrush set to host the tournament as early as 2019.

Injured US swimming star 'sits up'

Wed, 2014-06-11 10:57
The six-time US Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer who severed her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle accident on Friday posts photos of her improvement.

VIDEO: British boy trapped in Syria escapes

Wed, 2014-06-11 10:32
The mother of a British boy who had been trapped in Syria for three years has spoken exclusively to the BBC after he finally reached safety by crossing the border into Jordan.

VIDEO: No evidence after Madeleine searches

Wed, 2014-06-11 10:08
No evidence relating to missing Madeleine McCann has been identified after searches in Portugal, Scotland Yard has said.

Army cuts plan 'comes with risks'

Wed, 2014-06-11 10:06
Plans to cut the UK's regular Army and increase reservists come with "significant risks" to its operational abilities, the National Audit Office warns.

Child victim in appeal for help

Wed, 2014-06-11 10:00
A woman who was raped by a stranger when she was eight years old appeals for help to track down the rapist 20 years on from the attack which police are treating as attempted murder.

VIDEO: JK Rowling gives £1m to pro-UK group

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:58
JK Rowling donates £1m to the Better Together campaign after speaking in the past of her reservations about an independent Scotland.

No evidence after Madeleine searches

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:55
No evidence relating to missing Madeleine McCann has been identified after searches in Portugal, British police say.

VIDEO: Passport Office boss denies backlog

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:51
The Passport Office has denied that it is failing to cope with applications, despite claims of severe delays.

Passports make for toxic politics

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:46
Why passports make for toxic politics

E Ukraine death toll 'at least 270'

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:46
The Ukrainian government confirms 270 deaths in the eastern provinces of Donetsk and Luhansk since the start of operations against militants this spring.

Tweetdeck users hit by coding attack

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:43
A cyber-attack on Twitter platform Tweetdeck has infiltrated several accounts, and re-tweeted garbled code

Salmond advisor's apology rejected

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:30
A woman refuses to accept an apology from a special advisor to Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond who made false claims about her.

War rape testimony at London summit

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:30
A woman kidnapped as a nine-year-old by the Lord's Resistance Army testifies at a London summit aimed at ending sexual violence in war.

VIDEO: Taxi drivers stage app protest

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:12
London's black-cab drivers hold a protest against a mobile app they claim breaks the law by acting as a meter.

Hague and Jolie bid for war rape end

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:07
William Hague and Angelina Jolie seek global support for a plan to end impunity for sex crimes committed in war zones.

PM says 30,000 passports delayed

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:05
Up to 30,000 passport applications have been hit by delays, says David Cameron, but extra staff have been drafted in to cope as Labour accuses the government of losing its grip.

England's Welbeck 'fit for Italy game'

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:02
Danny Welbeck will be fit for England's opening World Cup game against Italy on Saturday, according to Wayne Rooney.

Sunscreen 'not complete protection'

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:01
Sunscreen alone should not be relied on to prevent malignant melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, research suggests.

London taxi protest causes gridlock

Wed, 2014-06-11 08:59
Thousands of taxi drivers bring part of central London to a standstill in protest at rival service Uber - a mobile phone app.
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