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Weekly A&E waiting times improve

14 hours 45 min ago
The latest weekly A&E waiting time figures show that there has been an improvement of almost two percentage points, although they still fall short of the government's target.

'Many hurt' in Kabul suicide attack

14 hours 47 min ago
A suicide bomber driving a car has targeted a Nato troop convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, injuring 17 civilians, officials say.

VIDEO: Commuters flee train suicide blaze

14 hours 49 min ago
Two people are dead after a man set himself on fire on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train, public broadcaster NHK reports.

VIDEO: UK Temperatures set to rise this week

14 hours 50 min ago
Chris Fawkes brings you the details on the heatwave this week.

Abuse claims 'ignored' by care firm

14 hours 53 min ago
A Flintshire care agency overhauls its operation after inspectors said allegations of abuse were not taken seriously.

Kauto Star dies after paddock fall

14 hours 54 min ago
Two-time Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Kauto Star is put down after suffering neck and pelvis injuries in a fall.

'England need flair to win Ashes'

15 hours 11 min ago
Ex-England captain Mike Brearley says England need the flair of their young batsmen to win an Ashes series.

Climate change 'action needed'

15 hours 13 min ago
The UK must take urgent action to prepare for the impacts of climate change in the UK, according to a report submitted to the government.

VIDEO: Paralysed man walks with robot legs

15 hours 16 min ago
Simon Kindleysides, who lost the use of his legs in 2013, says it is an "incredible feeling" to walk with robotic legs.

Priest fled after ‘police tip-off’

15 hours 23 min ago
A paedophile priest was able to flee the country after a police officer tipped off the Catholic Church in Birmingham about an inquiry, a sex abuse victim claims.

What exactly is the UK's National Barrier Asset?

15 hours 25 min ago
What exactly is the UK's National Barrier Asset?

Two dead in Japan bullet train fire

15 hours 29 min ago
A man dies after setting himself on fire on a Japanese bullet train, leaving one other passenger dead and others injured.

VIDEO: Aerial video shows Australia prison riot

15 hours 29 min ago
Heavily armed police have been sent to a prison on the outskirts of Melbourne following a major riot which officials say may be linked to a smoking ban which begins on Wednesday.

Eurozone inflation slows to 0.2%

15 hours 41 min ago
The eurozone's inflation rate dipped slightly from 0.3% in May to 0.2% in June, remaining in positive ground, according to official figures.

UK's economic growth revised up

15 hours 43 min ago
The UK economy grew by 0.4% in first quarter of 2015, revised up from a previous estimate of 0.3%, official figures show.

SMS pioneer Matti Makkonen dies

15 hours 46 min ago
Matti Makkonen, who pioneered SMS technology and launched the worldwide sensation of texting, has died.

VIDEO: For and against Whitby potash mine

15 hours 56 min ago
Three MPs are urging members of a national park authority to approve plans for a £1.7bn potash mine on the North York Moors.

Homophobia 'may be sign of extremism'

16 hours 12 min ago
The education secretary suggests extreme homophobia could be one sign as new advice goes out to schools on how to identify potential extremists.

Why are there so few female coaches?

16 hours 37 min ago
With only eight of the 24 teams at the World Cup led by females, are men forcing women out of their own game?

'No cover-up' in Janner investigation

16 hours 41 min ago
The senior police officer most likely to have taken the decision not to arrest Lord Janner on charges of child abuse in 1991 says there was "no cover-up".