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VIDEO: No complacency in Estonia - Hodgson

12 October 2014 - 1:41pm
England manager Roy Hodgson says there will be no complacency from his team when they take on Estonia in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Sunday.

Ex-ECB chief denies Pietersen claims

12 October 2014 - 1:37pm
Ex-England cricket boss David Collier has dismissed allegations of bullying made in Kevin Pietersen's autobiography.

Pumpkins smash records at festival

12 October 2014 - 1:33pm
A pumpkin weighing 1,884lb (854kg) wins a contest in Southampton.

Viking treasure haul unearthed

12 October 2014 - 1:20pm
A haul of Viking treasure is unearthed from a field in south west Scotland by an amateur using a metal detector.

Device thrown inside van explodes

12 October 2014 - 12:55pm
A small bomb explodes after being thrown inside a van in Londonderry early on Sunday.

Morales bids for Bolivia re-election

12 October 2014 - 12:54pm
Bolivians are heading to the polls, with left-wing President Evo Morales bidding for a third term in office.

Queen Victoria's bloomers auctioned

12 October 2014 - 12:42pm
A pair of Queen Victoria's silk bloomers with a 52 in waist are auctioned in Kent.

Ebola screening not perfect - Boris

12 October 2014 - 12:33pm
The government is at risk of promising "stuff that doesn't really make any sense" in its plans to prevent Ebola reaching the UK, London Mayor Boris Johnson says.

Gang beats man with hammer in home

12 October 2014 - 12:21pm
A man who was beaten with a hammer in his home in south Belfast is treated for head injuries.

Big rise in fatal motorbike crashes

12 October 2014 - 12:16pm
Fatal motorcycle accidents in parts of rural Wales have increased dramatically compared with last year, figures show.

'Bike thief' body found in harbour

12 October 2014 - 12:14pm
The body of a suspected bicycle thief who fled from police is recovered from a harbour.

Bombs and gun among farm arms haul

12 October 2014 - 11:50am
Pipe bombs, 500kg of fertiliser and home-made explosives packs were among items found during a search of a farm in County Fermanagh, police have said.

China 'will not change mind' on HK

12 October 2014 - 11:31am
Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung insists China will not change its mind on 2017 elections and says protests have "spun out of control".

Labour 'shares' immigration concerns

12 October 2014 - 11:30am
Labour understands public concerns about the "downsides" of immigration and will toughen its approach, deputy leader Harriet Harman says.

Positive Ebola test at US hospital

12 October 2014 - 11:23am
A Texas health care worker who treated US victim Thomas Duncan has tested positive for Ebola, officials say.

Police chief killed in Iraq's Anbar

12 October 2014 - 11:22am
Police chief of Iraq's Anbar province, scene of offensive by Islamic State, is killed by one of series of car bombs.

Man, 41, dies after city incident

12 October 2014 - 11:13am
A man dies in hospital following an incident in Cardiff on Saturday afternoon.

VIDEO: Thousands flee as cyclone hits

12 October 2014 - 11:13am
Around 300,000 people have left their homes on India's south-eastern coast hours as Cyclone Hudhud hits land.

Brighton IRA bomb anniversary marked

12 October 2014 - 11:02am
A number of events are due to take place in Brighton and Hove later to mark the 30th anniversary of the IRA bombing of The Grand Hotel.

What impact will the NHS strike have?

12 October 2014 - 10:58am
What will be the impact of Monday's action?