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Queen 'moved' by Invictus Games

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 18:12
The Queen tells competitors in the Invictus Games she has been "deeply moved by your courage, determination and talent".

Manchester 'should lead devolution'

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 17:56
Manchester should be given income-tax raising powers and complete control of spending within five years, a think tank has said.

VIDEO: Restoring dignity to detainees

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 17:38
Restoring dignity to former prisoners of Iraq's Abu Ghraib

The photographer who rejected racism

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 17:31
The photographer who rejected racism in the American south

Prison sex abuse 'affects thousands'

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 17:09
Thousands of inmates are sexually abused in prisons in England and Wales each year, according to research for the Howard League for Penal Reform.

McIlroy misses out on £6m prize

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 17:08
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy misses out on the £6m FedEx Cup prize as Billy Horschel wins the Tour Championship and overall title.

What would happen to EU membership?

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 17:08
Glenn Campbell on Scotland's EU membership

'Record' fall in candidates for jobs

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 17:06
There was a record fall in the number of people available to fill permanent job vacancies in Scotland last month, a survey suggests.

Shopper numbers rise in Scotland

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 17:05
Scottish retailers report a healthy increase in the number of people hitting the shops during August.

VIDEO: Bollywood Bard: Hamlet with a twist

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 17:01
Director Vishal Bhardwaj's new film Haider gives William Shakespeare's Hamlet a Bollywood twist.

Home ownership 'exclusive club'

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 17:01
The National Housing Federation says first time buyers need 10 times the deposit they did in the 1980s making home ownership an exclusive members' club.

Walking or cycling 'wellbeing boost'

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 16:58
Switching from driving a car to walking or cycling to work improves the wellbeing of commuters, a study suggests.

Imitation Game wins Toronto top prize

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 16:35
Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the British code breaker, wins the People’s Choice award at Toronto Film Festival.

Uganda seizes 'al-Shabab explosives'

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 16:04
Police in Uganda say they have seized explosives during raids on suspected al-Shabab militants who were said to be plotting an attack in the country.

Brazil builds giant Amazon tower

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 15:51
Construction has begun on a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon basin in Brazil to monitor climate change.

Parma 4-5 Milan

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 15:27
AC Milan edge a thriller with Parma in a match that saw two sendings off, an outrageous own goal and a sublime back-heel finish.

VIDEO: Tomato fight to oppose Russia boycott

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 15:08
Hundreds of people have been showing their opposition to a Russian boycott of fruit and vegetables from Europe with a tomato fight in Amsterdam.

VIDEO: IS strategy 'should include Syria'

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 15:04
Action against Islamic State militants in Syria should include the country's government, says Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad.

'Lennon & McCartney' in Garth's team of the week

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 14:26
Which duo are the Premier League's Lennon and McCartney? Who was "mesmerising"? Find out who made Garth's team of the week.

Arab states 'offer anti-IS strikes'

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 14:22
Several Arab countries offer to take part in air strikes against Islamic State militants if approved by the Iraqi government, US officials say.