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Trott takes omnium silver at Worlds

22 February 2015 - 2:00pm
Laura Trott takes silver in the omnium as Britain look set to finish without a gold at the Track World Championships.

Lib Dem in crematorium selfie gaffe

22 February 2015 - 1:59pm
A Liberal Democrat candidate apologises for taking a selfie in a crematorium and posting it to a dating app.

Labour MP dismisses Grimsby comments

22 February 2015 - 1:31pm
Labour's Great Grimsby MP Austin Mitchell dismisses claims he said an "alcoholic" or "paedophile" could win the seat so long as they were Labour.

Two held as drugs seized at station

22 February 2015 - 1:17pm
Two men are arrested after drugs are seized at Haymarket railway station in Edinburgh.

Greek reforms 'focus on tax evasion'

22 February 2015 - 12:48pm
Greece suggests its list of reforms aimed at securing a bailout extension will include fighting tax evasion and streamlining the civil service.

Playing experience will help - Clarke

22 February 2015 - 12:41pm
New European captain Darren Clarke says winning the Ryder Cup four times as a player will stand him in good stead in 2016.

Maldives ex-leader Nasheed arrested

22 February 2015 - 11:58am
Police in the Indian Ocean archipelago of the Maldives arrest opposition leader and former President Mohamed Nasheed.

Fans identified after Chelsea appeal

22 February 2015 - 11:54am
Officers probing allegations of racism by Chelsea fans in Paris say they have identified three men at the centre of the Metropolitan Police appeal.

New tax evasion crime proposed

22 February 2015 - 11:44am
Companies that fail to prevent tax evasion could face penalties as part of a plan announced by Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander.

HSBC 'open to criminal charges'

22 February 2015 - 11:41am
HSBC is open to criminal charges in the UK over its Swiss tax-dodging scandal, says former director of public prosecutions Lord Ken Macdonald.

Do more to tackle racism - Ferdinand

22 February 2015 - 11:37am
QPR's Rio Ferdinand says Tuesday's incident on the Paris Metro shows football cannot be complacent about tackling racism.

VIDEO: Turkish army vehicles evacuate tomb

22 February 2015 - 11:17am
Turkish troops cross into Syria to evacuate and destroy Suleyman Shah's mausoleum - an enclave where the forefather of the Ottoman empire was buried.

Polished India see off South Africa

22 February 2015 - 11:15am
Shikhar Dhawan hits 137 as India maintain their unbeaten start to the World Cup with a 130-run win over South Africa.

Man, 72, goes missing from hospital

22 February 2015 - 11:05am
A 72-year-old man with dementia goes missing from a south Wales hospital.

VIDEO: Controlled blast destroys council HQ

22 February 2015 - 10:40am
A crumbling Leicester tower block is demolished in a controlled explosion know as a "double blow-down".

VIDEO: Man survives fall off 'World's End'

22 February 2015 - 10:25am
Dutch honeymooner Mamitho Lendas becomes the first person to survive a fall from Sri Lanka's 4,000ft so-called World's End cliff.

Fracking block 'should be extended'

22 February 2015 - 10:00am
Anti-fracking groups call on the Scottish government to include underground coal gasification in its moratorium on the development of unconventional gas.

Hunt for man filmed punching dog

22 February 2015 - 9:44am
Named suspects are being hunted after a man is seen punching a dog in a Norwich street.

Fear over future of some art groups

22 February 2015 - 9:41am
The chief executive of a leading arts body in Northern Ireland says there is a genuine fear some groups could close because of government cuts.

VIDEO: Oprah? 'Stand-ins' line up at Oscars

22 February 2015 - 9:10am
Alastair Leithead reports from Hollywood on last-minute preparations ahead of the 87th Academy Awards ceremony.

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