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'Intense' blaze damages fire engine

15 March 2015 - 9:08pm
Firefighters tackle a large blaze at an industrial site in Salford, so fierce it "melted" the letters on one of the fire engines, crews say.

Brilliant Watson stuns Radwanska

15 March 2015 - 8:45pm
British number one Heather Watson beats Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4 6-4 at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.

Man City 'in top-four rat race'

15 March 2015 - 8:27pm
Manager Louis van Gaal says Man Utd's 3-0 win over Spurs has helped suck Man City into the Premier League top-four "rat race".

Are superfast trains speeding closer?

15 March 2015 - 8:08pm
How China leads the world in high-speed rail

Putin 'was ready for nuclear alert'

15 March 2015 - 6:57pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he was ready to put the country's nuclear weapons on standby during tensions in Ukraine and Crimea.

Smith denies Madonna 12th number one

15 March 2015 - 6:55pm
Sam Smith tops both the singles and album chart, denying Madonna the 12th number one album of her career.

'Celtic future bright' after cup win

15 March 2015 - 6:50pm
Stefan Johansen says "the Celtic future is bright" under manager Ronny Deila following their League Cup final victory over Dundee United.

Rooney in boxing celebration

15 March 2015 - 6:39pm
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney celebrates his side's third goal against Spurs with a boxing celebration move.

Brazil bus crash bodies identified

15 March 2015 - 6:35pm
The relatives of at least 49 people who died in a bus crash in southern Brazil have been identifying bodies in Santa Catarina state.

Teacher prize winner gives away $1m

15 March 2015 - 6:34pm
Nancie Atwell, an English teacher from the US, wins an inaugural competition for the world's best teacher, but pledges to give the prize money to her school.

Everton 3-0 Newcastle United

15 March 2015 - 6:32pm
Everton beat 10-man Newcastle to ease their relegation fears with a first league home win in three months.

Arrest over Ferguson police shooting

15 March 2015 - 6:23pm
An arrest is made in connection with the shooting of two police officers in the restive city of Ferguson, Missouri police say.

Manchester United 3-0 Tottenham

15 March 2015 - 6:18pm
Manchester United cement their place in the Premier League's top four with the finest display of Louis van Gaal's reign.

US tycoon arrested on murder charge

15 March 2015 - 5:56pm
US tycoon Robert Durst is arrested on a murder charge ahead of the finale of a TV documentary investigating the alleged crime.

Man sought over body in burning car

15 March 2015 - 5:21pm
A 26-year-old London man is sought by police investigating the murder of a woman whose body was found inside a burning car in West Sussex.

Dundee United 0-2 Celtic

15 March 2015 - 4:55pm
Celtic take a step towards the domestic treble as they prove too strong for Dundee United in the Scottish League Cup final.

Teenager airlifted from monument

15 March 2015 - 3:58pm
A 17-year-old is airlifted by helicopter from the top of the Wallace Monument near Stirling after dislocating his knee.

VIDEO: Rollercoaster failure sparks rescue

15 March 2015 - 3:55pm
Six people have been rescued after a rollercoaster cart became stranded 50m in the air on Australia's Gold Coast.

Kerry: We have to talk to Assad

15 March 2015 - 3:46pm
The international community will have to "negotiate in the end" with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, US Secretary of State John Kerry says.

World waits to see if Putin turns up

15 March 2015 - 3:35pm
A normally unremarkable meeting on Vladimir Putin's calendar on Monday takes on added significance due to his apparent 11-day absence from public view.

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