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Pakistan climbers' 'killers' escape

27 February 2015 - 12:44pm
Two militants on trial for killing a group of mountaineers in Pakistan in 2013 have broken out of prison, police say.

The Apprentice v The Master

27 February 2015 - 12:37pm
Why England's novice fly-half George Ford could well shatter the poise of Ireland's master, Jonny Sexton, writes Tom Fordyce.

VIDEO: Why is IS smashing statues in Iraq?

27 February 2015 - 12:29pm
The Islamic State (IS) group has released a video appearing to show the destruction of statues in Iraq. Why is it doing this?

Day in pictures: 27 February 2015

27 February 2015 - 12:22pm
Images from around the world: 27 February

Man cleared of dog walker murder

27 February 2015 - 12:11pm
A 21-year-old man is cleared of murdering 53-year-old Jean Campbell in a Glasgow park.

'Despicable' window cleaner jailed

27 February 2015 - 12:07pm
A "despicable" window cleaner who tied up a pensioner, threatened her into silence and stole £15 is sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years

27 February 2015 - 12:05pm
Ex-singer Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years for historical sex abuse against three girls between 1975-1980.

Spaniards 'joined Ukraine rebels'

27 February 2015 - 12:03pm
Authorities in Spain arrest eight people accused of travelling to eastern Ukraine to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels.

Start date for 'Devo Manc' NHS plan

27 February 2015 - 12:02pm
Greater Manchester will begin taking control of its health budget from April after a devolution agreement is signed by the Chancellor George Osborne.

'Ukraine's eastern threat to stay'

27 February 2015 - 11:48am
Ukraine's president says a "military threat from the east" will remain even if a truce with rebels holds, a warning seen as a reference to Russia.

Stamp prices set to increase by 1p

27 February 2015 - 11:45am
The cost of first and second class stamps are each to rise by 1p from 30 March, Royal Mail announces.

Lake searched in missing teen hunt

27 February 2015 - 11:40am
A lake is searched as police attempt to locate a teenager who has been missing for more than a week.

Man who raped boy at nursery jailed

27 February 2015 - 11:36am
A man who was found guilty of raping a young boy at a nursery and of sexually abusing a girl is jailed for eight years.

#TheDress - What's behind it all?

27 February 2015 - 11:32am
What colour is this dress? It's a question that's been trending on Twitter for hours. How?

Wide gap in regional house prices

27 February 2015 - 11:29am
The gap between the most expensive and cheapest regional average house prices in England and Wales is more than £350,000, figures show.

Third arrest in Copenhagen shootings

27 February 2015 - 11:27am
Danish police arrest a third man suspected of aiding a gunman who killed two people in attacks in Copenhagen earlier this month.

Ugandan police 'abuse gay people'

27 February 2015 - 11:21am
Ugandan police harass and physically abuse gay people in custody, including subjecting them to intrusive examinations, a rights report says.

Reduced World Cup a nonsense – Agnew

27 February 2015 - 11:15am
Reducing the number of teams taking part in the next Cricket World Cup in 2019 is "a nonsense", says Jonathan Agnew.

Police win right to Boston tapes

27 February 2015 - 11:14am
Police have won the right to listen to Boston College interviews by loyalist Winston 'Winkie' Rea but tapes remain secret in case of another appeal.

US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death

27 February 2015 - 11:01am
Attackers hack to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger who campaigned for a secular society, sparking a protest by hundreds of students.

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