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Vanessa-Mae bids to overturn ban

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:13
Violinist Vanessa-Mae attempts to overturn her four-year skiing ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Tuesday.

Harrington ends long wait for title

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:13
Padraig Harrington thinks he has rediscovered his "mental edge" after ending wait for a title in either the US or Europe.

May defends terror suspect handling

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:11
Home Secretary Theresa May defends her decision to scrap control orders as Labour suggests it helped terror suspects join fighting overseas.

UK to pioneer lagoon power plants

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:09
Plans to generate electricity from the world's first series of tidal lagoons are unveiled in the UK, with sites proposed in Wales, Somerset and Cumbria.

SF speaker accepts Commonwealth role

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:08
Sinn Féin's Mitchel McLaughlin says he will take up the position of President of the NI Assembly Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA).

Bloodhound car begins to take shape

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:04
Good progress is being made on construction of the world's fastest car - the Bloodhound supersonic vehicle, which aims to run at over 1,000mph.

Yeates killer had child porn images

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:01
The man convicted of the murder of Bristol landscape architect Joanna Yeates in 2011 pleads guilty to possessing indecent images of children.

Reduced BBC 'will be bad for UK'

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:52
A BBC "reduced in impact and reach" will leave Britain "diminished", the corporation's director general Tony Hall warns in a speech.

Bondage prompts This Morning probe

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:50
Media watchdog Ofcom investigates ITV's daytime show This Morning over complaints about a bondage discussion.

Iraq moves against IS in Tikrit

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:41
Iraq launches a military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit from Islamic State.

What next for Russia's opposition?

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:33
It is time for the Kremlin's opponents to stop jostling for primacy and let the Russian people take the lead, writes Konstantin von Eggert.

VIDEO: How strong is Iraq's army?

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:23
Iraq's army is battling an jihadist insurgency - but how strong is the force?

VIDEO: Video captures fatal police shooting

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:23
A video captures the moment three US police officers shoot dead a homeless man during a scuffle in the Skid Row area of central Los Angeles.

Man dies after two-vehicle crash

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:13
A 55-year-old man dies following a two-vehicle crash on the A1 near Dromore, County Down.

PM dismisses UK defence cuts concern

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:11
Prime Minister David Cameron dismisses concerns raised by the head of the US Army about the impact of cuts on the UK's armed forces.

Police surround Myanmar students

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:09
Riot police in Myanmar surround a monastery in which some 300 students taking part in a protest march are camping en route to Yangon.

Woman had sex with 15-year-old boy

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:03
A woman who had sex with a 15-year-old schoolboy is warned she could face jail.

Drug drivers targeted by new rules

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:02
New regulations aimed at stamping out drug driving, including the first legal limits on cannabis and cocaine, come into force in England and Wales.

Fire ravages Cape Town mountains

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:00
More than 100 South African firefighters are battling wildfires on the mountains around Cape Town.

Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 09:59
Bill Gates is declared the richest man in the world for the 16th time by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires.