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Rotherham abuse officers investigated

Tue, 2014-11-18 10:51
The police watchdog is to investigate 10 South Yorkshire Police officers over the handling of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.

Labour wants longer EU benefit delay

Tue, 2014-11-18 10:46
EU migrants would have to wait two years before they can claim out of work benefits, under new plans proposed by the Labour Party.

App 'discourages smartphone use'

Tue, 2014-11-18 10:42
Students in Singapore win funding to develop an app which makes people leave their phones alone.

Governor's son gets drug conviction pardon

Tue, 2014-11-18 10:26
Is it fair for a US governor to pardon his own son?

UK bird flu strain on farm identified

Tue, 2014-11-18 09:52
Bird flu strain found on duck farm in East Yorkshire confirmed as H5N8, same as in Netherlands, Defra says.

Salmond predicts change for Scotland

Tue, 2014-11-18 09:50
Alex Salmond uses his resignation speech as first minister to say "more change and better days" lie ahead for Scotland.

NFL suspend Peterson without pay

Tue, 2014-11-18 09:48
Minnesota Vikings player Adrian Peterson is suspended for the rest of the NFL season without pay.

What explains the continuing fascination with Charles Manson?

Tue, 2014-11-18 09:23
Why are people still so fascinated by Charles Manson?

VIDEO: Belfast woman in £12.9m lottery win

Tue, 2014-11-18 08:58
A 65-year-old furniture store worker from Belfast has won almost £13m in the Euromillions jackpot.

British man named as synagogue victim

Tue, 2014-11-18 08:45
A man born in Britain has been named as one of the victims of an attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem.

Federer faces Wawrinka row questions

Tue, 2014-11-18 08:45
Swiss duo Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka will face questions about their alleged spat in London when they face the media later.

Man Utd cool talk of January signings

Tue, 2014-11-18 08:33
Man Utd are unlikely to make any signings in the January transfer window, says executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.

New Romania foreign minister resigns

Tue, 2014-11-18 08:12
Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu steps down a week after his predecessor, over an election in which expatriates struggled to vote.

Europe signs on to Orion venture

Tue, 2014-11-18 08:08
The European Space Agency and Airbus sign a contract that will see the aerospace giant build the "back end" of America's new manned spaceship.

VIDEO: Syria's War: 'Lego keychain saved me'

Tue, 2014-11-18 08:00
Aboud Dandashi is originally from Homs and he is IT project manager. He is 38-years-old and fled to Istanbul in September 2013.

Uber steps into row with journalists

Tue, 2014-11-18 07:52
Off-the-cuff remarks about digging dirt on journalists who write negative things about Uber have not gone down well with the press.

Kenya arrests after women 'stripped'

Tue, 2014-11-18 07:43
Kenyan police have arrested about 100 people in the capital, Nairobi, after a second woman was attacked for dressing indecently, a police spokesman says.

Plan to hold police hearings in public

Tue, 2014-11-18 07:40
Theresa May announces plans to hold police disciplinary hearings in public and also strengthen protection for police whistleblowers.

What does it mean to be stateless?

Tue, 2014-11-18 07:29
The case of B2 in the Supreme Court puts the focus onto people living without a nationality.

Elite fans protest over game changes

Tue, 2014-11-18 07:27
Fans of forthcoming space-trading game Elite Dangerous are up-in-arms over plans to drop an offline version of the title.

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