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Ex-NoW editors charged over hacking

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:57
Two former News of the World journalists are charged with conspiring to hack phones, the Crown Prosecution Service says.

No appeal over Rolf Harris sentence

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:54
Rolf Harris's five year and nine month jail sentence over sex offences will not be referred to the appeal court, despite 150 complaints over its "leniency".

Somali 'killed for not wearing veil'

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:53
Militant Islamists in Somalia shoot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.

France evacuates expats from Libya

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:44
The French government says it has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya, as battles rage between government forces and militias.

Disarray at UN chokes peace efforts

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:34
Why the UN can't guarantee world peace

Hollywood rallies to save celluloid

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:22
Movie directors including Quentin Tarantino and JJ Abrams lead an attempt to save the last Kodak factory that manufactures physical film stock.

Japan's ANA cancels Burmese deal

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:21
Japan's ANA Holdings cancels its plan to buy a 49% stake in Asian Wings Airways, an airline based in Myanmar, also known as Burma.

Colombian city on alert after attack

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:20
After a key transmission tower was blown up in Buenaventura, leaving the Colombian port city without power, the authorities ban alcohol and weapons.

Netflix pays AT&T to ensure quality

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:10
The streaming video service Netflix agrees to pay US telecoms giant AT&T to ensure its content is delivered to users smoothly.

Nine years for baby-killer boyfriend

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:58
A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is jailed for nine years for manslaughter.

Birds beat machines in hover test

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:52
Micro-drones are just starting to catch up with the hovering and flight performance of the tiny hummingbird, say scientists.

Bolt: Games slur reports 'nonsense'

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:19
Usain Bolt denies newspaper claims that he made disparaging comments about the Commonwealth Games.

Star Wars name passport rejected

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:19
A woman who added "Skywalker" as a middle name is told by passport officials that her signature infringes a trademark.

UK 'to feel Russia sanction pain'

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:07
The UK will pay a price for Russian sanctions but the "pain" will be shared across the EU, says Philip Hammond.

Apology over Turtles '9/11 poster'

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:03
Paramount Pictures apologises over a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster featuring the characters jumping from an exploding skyscraper alongside the release date of 11 September.

VIDEO: New tech opens doors for jobseekers

Wed, 2014-07-30 04:51
New technology is opening up whole new careers to young jobseekers who may be having difficulty getting into more established professions.

Van Gaal right about fitness - Shaw

Wed, 2014-07-30 04:48
Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw says boss Louis van Gaal was right to question his fitness after joining the club.

Ebola virus threatens UK - Hammond

Wed, 2014-07-30 04:46
The Ebola virus, which has killed more than 670 people in West Africa, is a "potential major threat" to Britain, the government's chief scientific adviser warns.

Gaza refuge suffers deadly shelling

Wed, 2014-07-30 04:45
Tank fire hits a Gaza school being used as a refuge by thousands of Palestinians, killing at least 15, the UN says.

'Dozens trapped' by Indian landslide

Wed, 2014-07-30 04:41
About 40 houses are buried and up to 150 people feared trapped after a landslide hit a village in western India, officials say.