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Clooney to direct phone-hacking film

Thu, 2014-09-04 04:53
George Clooney is to direct a film about the phone-hacking scandal which led to the closure of British tabloid News of the World.

Djokovic had physical edge - Murray

Thu, 2014-09-04 04:53
Britain's Andy Murray says world number one Novak Djokovic was physically better in his US Open quarter-final defeat.

Taliban hit Afghan official complex

Thu, 2014-09-04 04:38
Taliban militants attack an Afghan government compound in the eastern town of Ghazni, killing at least 10 people, officials say.

China editors 'held for extortion'

Thu, 2014-09-04 04:26
Top staff of a business news website have been arrested for extorting money from companies, Chinese state media say.

German factory orders rise 4.6%

Thu, 2014-09-04 03:54
The strongest monthly rise in German industrial output in over a year is an 'encouraging signal' for the economy, Germany's official statistics agency says

England ties 'will not excite fans'

Thu, 2014-09-04 03:18
Manager Roy Hodgson admits England may continue to play in front of small crowds at Wembley during their Euro 2016 qualifiers.

VIDEO: Blast fishing 'epidemic' sweeps coast

Thu, 2014-09-04 02:57
The rich marine life off Tanzania's coast is coming under threat because of blast fishing - a technique using explosives that some fishermen use to maximise their catch.

Djokovic beats Murray to reach semis

Thu, 2014-09-04 02:27
World number one Novak Djokovic beats Britain's Andy Murray in four sets to reach the US Open semi-finals.

VIDEO: Murdered US reporter's family speaks

Thu, 2014-09-04 02:05
The family of US journalist Steven Sotloff have spoken publicly for the first time since a video of his beheading was released by militants.

VIDEO: Burst water main floods San Diego

Thu, 2014-09-04 00:09
A water main has burst causing flooding in a San Diego neighbourhood, where locals took the opportunity to use their inflatables.

Calais migrants try to storm ferry

Wed, 2014-09-03 23:54
Scores of illegal migrants in the French port of Calais unsuccessfully tried to force their way onto a ferry bound for England, officials say.

Abbott in India over uranium deal

Wed, 2014-09-03 23:31
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrives in India for a two-day visit, with a deal on uranium sales high on the agenda.

Ex-New York mayor back at Bloomberg

Wed, 2014-09-03 22:37
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg returns to the helm of Bloomberg, the data and financial news company he founded.

Been and gone: Lady who collected curious crisps

Wed, 2014-09-03 22:34
Lady who collected curious crisps, and other notable departed

In Pics: Fashion photographer Horst

Wed, 2014-09-03 21:54
Career of fashion photographer Horst P Hors

VIDEO: Hollande ex 'took pills' over split

Wed, 2014-09-03 21:32
Valerie Trierweiler, the former partner of French President Francois Hollande, says Mr Hollande 'dislikes the poor'.

Murdered US reporter's family speaks

Wed, 2014-09-03 20:51
The family of US journalist Steven Sotloff speak publicly for the first time since a video of his beheading was released by Islamic Sate militants.

Food crime on 'unprecedented' scale

Wed, 2014-09-03 20:47
"Food crime" is occurring on an unprecedented scale worldwide, a new report to be published on Thursday is expected to say.

Brazil club Gremio banned for racism

Wed, 2014-09-03 20:03
Top Brazilian football club Gremio is banned from the country's main cup competition after a racist incident during a match last week.

Stripping to make a point about 'racism' in Brazil

Wed, 2014-09-03 19:48
Stripping to make a point about discrimination in Brazil