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Briton is Scrabble world champion

49 min 31 sec ago
A British man is crowned World Scrabble Champion after winning the final of the five-day competition in London.

Diplomats push for Iran nuclear deal

54 min 14 sec ago
Foreign ministers from several countries are in Vienna for talks, in a final bid to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme before Monday's deadline.

England 0-3 Germany

1 hour 4 min ago
England women are comprehensively beaten by clinical Germany in front of a record 45,619 Wembley crowd.

VIDEO: Sir Jackie Stewart: 'A great victory'

1 hour 8 min ago
Formula One racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart hails Lewis Hamilton's world championship win in Abu Dhabi as "a great victory".

Volleyball woman out of Iran prison

1 hour 21 min ago
British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, jailed after watching a volleyball game in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.

VIDEO: Charing Cross reopens after train fire

1 hour 23 min ago
Charing Cross station in central London was closed for about two hours following a fire on a train.

Kenya 'kills 100 Shabab militants'

1 hour 53 min ago
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.

'Un-magical' Christmas land closes

2 hours 23 min ago
A Christmas attraction designed by TV star Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen temporarily closes after customers brand it a "rip-off".

Crystal Palace 3-1 Liverpool

2 hours 28 min ago
Liverpool endure another miserable trip to Crystal Palace, who record their third win of the season thanks to two late goals.

Man injured in 'horrific' attack

2 hours 48 min ago
A 41-year-old man was left unconscious and seriously injured after a "horrific and sustained" attack by three teenagers on Saturday morning.

VIDEO: Bonneville: Bears, Obamas and the BBC

3 hours 13 min ago
Actor Hugh Bonneville tells Andrew Marr about the spice of Nicole Kidman, the future of W1A and the past of Downton Abbey.

Abuse claims 'tip of iceberg' - May

3 hours 15 min ago
Claims of historic sexual abuse that have emerged are the "tip of the iceberg", Home Secretary Theresa May says.

VIDEO: The moment Hamilton clinched the title

3 hours 24 min ago
Watch the moment Lewis Hamilton becomes the 2014 Formula 1 World Champion after the Mercedes driver wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton wins world championship

3 hours 33 min ago
Lewis Hamilton clinched his second drivers' world championship with a comfortable victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Bomber 'kills 40' at Afghan match

3 hours 41 min ago
A suicide bomber kills at least 40 people and wounds about 50 others at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, officials say.

Federer wins Davis Cup for Swiss

3 hours 50 min ago
Roger Federer beats France's Richard Gasquet to win the Davis Cup for Switzerland for the first time in their history.

Aussies top ODI rankings after win

3 hours 56 min ago
Australia beat South Africa by two wickets to win the one-day international series 4-1 and go top of the world rankings.

'Up to five' terror plots stopped

4 hours 15 min ago
Four or five terror plots have been stopped this year, compared with an average one a year in recent years, Britain's most senior police officer says.

'Boko Haram' kills Nigeria fishermen

4 hours 38 min ago
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say.

Robinson defends Campbell remarks

4 hours 48 min ago
DUP leader Peter Robinson defends remarks made by party colleague Gregory Campbell at Saturday's DUP conference.