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VIDEO: Talking Movies: A Most Violent Year

15 January 2015 - 12:03am
A Latin American immigrant businessman tries play it straight in the crime-ridden 1980s New York of A Most Violent Year.

Firms failing minimum wage pay named

15 January 2015 - 12:02am
Retail giant H&M and service station operator Welcome Break are among 37 firms "named and shamed" for failing to pay the minimum wage.

Terror fight, 'groomed' teacher, and the 'supertramp'

14 January 2015 - 11:58pm
Amid headlines about the fight against terror, Thursday's papers also spotlight a case in which a judge said a pupil "groomed" a teacher for sex, and the Sun meets Britain's "most professional beggar"

Woman treated for suspected Ebola

14 January 2015 - 11:48pm
A woman suspected of having Ebola is being treated at a Northamptonshire hospital, it is confirmed.

Wanyama 'could be out for weeks'

14 January 2015 - 11:43pm
Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama is set to be sidelined for up to five weeks with a hamstring injury.

VIDEO: Deadly floods in south-east Africa

14 January 2015 - 11:33pm
Severe flooding in Malawi and Mozambique kills at least 42 people and leaves thousands homeless.

Mayweather & Pacquiao fight closer

14 January 2015 - 11:22pm
Talks over a long-awaited fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have moved "in a positive direction", agent says.

Hollande hails 'reborn' magazine

14 January 2015 - 11:21pm
French President Francois Hollande insists satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will grow stronger after the new edition sold out in hours.

US House votes to block migrant plan

14 January 2015 - 11:08pm
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives votes to torpedo President Obama's immigration plan aimed at shielding four million undocumented people from deportation.

Wells responds to operations concern

14 January 2015 - 10:51pm
The health minister Jim Wells says he believes there was no need for political interference during the recent hospital pressures in Northern Ireland.

Former winner Ding beaten at Masters

14 January 2015 - 10:46pm
Joe Perry defeats Ding Junhui and Mark Allen beats John Higgins in the first round of the Masters at Alexandra Palace.

Ipswich Town 0-1 Southampton

14 January 2015 - 10:19pm
Shane Long's first-half goal sends Southampton into the fourth round of the FA Cup at the expense of Ipswich.

Will Guantanamo prison finally close?

14 January 2015 - 10:17pm
After inmate exodus, what next for Cuba prison?

Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 Burnley

14 January 2015 - 10:16pm
Tottenham Hotspur fight back from 2-0 down to beat Burnley and reach the FA Cup fourth round.

VIDEO: Cornwall 'tornado' wreaks havoc

14 January 2015 - 10:16pm
Residents in a Cornish village have been describing the chaos caused by what is being called a "mini tornado" on Tuesday night.

FBI 'foils plot to attack US Capitol'

14 January 2015 - 10:16pm
The FBI has arrested an Ohio man for planning to bomb the US capitol in an Islamic State-inspired attack, according to court documents.

VIDEO: Aftermath of Paris print-works fight

14 January 2015 - 10:05pm
The print-works that the Kouachi brothers fled to has been left severely damaged by the fire-fight which took place there.

Bradford City 4-0 Millwall

14 January 2015 - 9:38pm
Bradford City secure an FA Cup fourth-round glamour tie at Chelsea after beating 10-man Millwall in their third-round replay.

Teacher's sex sentence 'too lenient'

14 January 2015 - 9:19pm
A suspended sentence given to a religious studies teacher who had a sex with a pupil may be reviewed by the Attorney General after complaints it is "unduly lenient".

The woes of Fukushima's sake brewers

14 January 2015 - 9:17pm
Fukushima disaster hits Japanese rice wine brewers

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