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Scans reveal hidden Leonardo works

Mon, 2014-09-29 12:01
Leonardo Da Vinci painted three versions of his famous painting The Lady with an Ermine, a French scientist discovers.

Film art dominates Turner Prize show

Mon, 2014-09-29 12:00
Visitors to this year's Turner Prize 2014 exhibition will find themselves spending much of their time watching films in semi-darkness.

Man 'taken hostage' in Brazil hotel

Mon, 2014-09-29 11:57
A hotel in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia, is evacuated after a man apparently takes an employee hostage at gunpoint.

Trump 'may sue' over Fred West tweet

Mon, 2014-09-29 11:47
Billionaire Donald Trump says he "may sue" the Twitter user who tricked him into retweeting an image of British serial killers Fred and Rose West.

Spanish official stabbed in Sudan

Mon, 2014-09-29 11:41
Police in Sudan say a Spanish embassy official has been found stabbed to death at his home in the capital, Khartoum.

Clash 'kills seven Ukraine troops'

Mon, 2014-09-29 11:39
Seven Ukraine soldiers reportedly die in a clash with pro-Russian rebels near Donetsk airport - the military's heaviest single loss since a truce.

Boy, 15, guilty of shooting girl dead

Mon, 2014-09-29 11:37
A teenage boy is found guilty of shooting his 15-year-old girlfriend dead after she went to give him a birthday present.

Snapchat hit by weightloss spam scam

Mon, 2014-09-29 11:31
Accounts on messaging service Snapchat have been hijacked to send spam - but the site says it was not the victim of a hack.

Migrant deaths in Med pass 3,000

Mon, 2014-09-29 11:27
A record 3,072 migrants have died crossing the Mediterranean so far this year, an international migration body says.

Clarke rift will not sway McGinley

Mon, 2014-09-29 11:16
Paul McGinley says his relationship with Darren Clarke will not influence the appointment of Europe's next Ryder Cup captain.

VIDEO: Occupy Central - in 60 seconds

Mon, 2014-09-29 11:07
Hong Kong protests and the background to the Occupy Central movement - in 60 seconds.

Midwives vote for strike action

Mon, 2014-09-29 10:21
Midwives will be joining other NHS workers in England in a strike over pay next month.

A jihadist beheading in middle America?

Mon, 2014-09-29 10:20
Was the Oklahoma killing an act of jihad?

Canada body parts murder trial opens

Mon, 2014-09-29 10:03
The trial of a Canadian man accused of killing his lover and sending parts of his body in the post to political figures opens in Montreal.

German asylum centre abuse probed

Mon, 2014-09-29 08:53
German police investigate reports that refugees were abused by staff at an asylum centre in the western town of Burbach.

Karadzic 'drove Bosnia war crimes'

Mon, 2014-09-29 08:50
Prosecutors say Radovan Karadzic was the driving force behind persecution of non-Serbs in the 1990s, as closing arguments are heard at his Hague trial.

Day in pictures: 29 September

Mon, 2014-09-29 08:35
Some of the best images from around the world from the past 24 hours

Verstappen, 17, to drive at Suzuka

Mon, 2014-09-29 08:10
Max Verstappen will be the youngest participant in a GP weekend when he drives in practice in Japan, three days after turning 17.

Parody laws set to come into effect

Mon, 2014-09-29 08:09
Changes to UK legislation are to come into force later this week allowing the parody of copyright works.

Clooney wedding sealed in Venice

Mon, 2014-09-29 08:00
The marriage of actor George Clooney and lawyer Amal Alamuddin is sealed with a civil ceremony in Venice.