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IS releases new 'killing' video

2 hours 4 min ago
Islamic State militants release a video purportedly showing the killing of up to 30 Ethiopian Christians seized in Libya.

Farage warns of referendum 'stitch up'

2 hours 48 min ago
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he believes there will be "a complete stitch-up" on a referendum over Europe if David Cameron wins a majority.

Pesticides 'behind 18 Nigeria deaths'

2 hours 57 min ago
Pesticide is the probable cause of 18 mysterious deaths in south-western Nigeria, the World Health Organisation says.

Tuchel to replace Klopp at Dortmund

3 hours 6 min ago
Thomas Tuchel will replace the departing Jurgen Klopp as Borussia Dortmund head coach from 1 July.

Hundreds held over S Africa violence

3 hours 13 min ago
More than 300 people have been arrested in South Africa in connection with the wave of violence against immigrants, the home affairs minister says.

Affleck wanted slaver ancestor hidden

3 hours 13 min ago
After a TV programme discovered Ben Affleck had a slave-owning ancestor, the actor asked for the details not to be broadcast.

Lost lion returned after 'adventure'

3 hours 17 min ago
A three-year-old boy is reunited with his favourite toy lion, which was photographed having an "adventure" at a stately home after being lost.

13 dogs are killed in fire at shed

3 hours 38 min ago
A fire at a shed in Clabby, County Fermanagh, that resulted in the death of seven dogs and six pups is being investigated by police.

VIDEO: Ed Miliband mobbed by hen party

3 hours 50 min ago
Labour leader Ed Miliband poses for selfies with a group of women on a hen do in Chester.

McCoy wife wants him 'in one piece'

3 hours 55 min ago
AP McCoy's wife says she would "trade every winner" of his career to get the 19-time champion jockey "out in one piece".

Ringo Starr inducted to Hall of Fame

4 hours 14 min ago
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is joined by Sir Paul McCartney as he is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Victim's daughter killed by train

4 hours 37 min ago
The 16-year-old daughter of a woman killed in an alleged attack two months ago dies after being hit by a train.

China cuts bank reserve requirements

4 hours 44 min ago
China's central bank is to cut its bank reserve requirement ratio by one percentage point, as it aims to stimulate a cooling economy.

VIDEO: Cameron and Sturgeon on UK's future

4 hours 49 min ago
Prime Minister David Cameron and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon speak to Andrew Marr about the future of the United Kingdom.

SNP reject Tory and Labour attacks

4 hours 50 min ago
Nicola Sturgeon rejects David Cameron's claim her party would seek to "break up our country" at Westminster - and Labour says the Tories and SNP are "in bed with each other".

Pellegrini fears axe for fifth place

4 hours 52 min ago
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he could be sacked if his team fail to finish in the top four.

Man found dead after house fire

5 hours 8 min ago
A man has been found dead by firefighters who were tackling a blaze at a house in Peterhead.

Twitter abuse after UKIP assault

5 hours 14 min ago
A campaigner who was assaulted by a UKIP councillor receives homophobic abuse on Twitter.

Police appeal to 'Syria-bound' family

5 hours 14 min ago
A family of six who have been reported missing may be travelling to a part of Syria controlled by Islamic State militants, police say.

VIDEO: Cameron on foxhunting and fishing

5 hours 16 min ago
Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he has not been foxhunting for "years" after being asked if it was his favourite sport.

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