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Pedestrians killed in lorry crash

16 min 1 sec ago
Several pedestrians have been killed after a bin lorry crashed into a group of people in George Square in Glasgow city centre.
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Rouble rallies despite crisis warning

23 min 5 sec ago
Russia's former finance minister warns the country is entering a "full blown economic crisis" and will enter recession next year.
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Children's entertainer pleads guilty

23 min 43 sec ago
A north Wales children's entertainer pleads guilty to a string of charges relating to child abuse images and drug offences.
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Third death in C. difficile outbreak

25 min 34 sec ago
A third person involved in a cluster of cases of C. difficile at Edinburgh royal infirmary dies.
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'Lost' grey seal rescued from field

26 min 3 sec ago
A grey seal found in a field in Merseyside is taken to a wildlife hospital "exhausted" after being rescued.
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Brighton manager Hyypia resigns

28 min 25 sec ago
Sami Hyypia leaves his role as manager of Championship strugglers Brighton & Hove Albion after a run of one win in 18 league games.
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Essebsi wins Tunisia president vote

32 min 25 sec ago
Beji Caid Essebsi is confirmed as winner of Tunisia's first free presidential poll, but critics say this marks the return of the old regime.
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China investigates ex-leader's aide

34 min 21 sec ago
China launches an investigation into former President Hu Jintao's top aide, state media report.
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Mikaeel Kular troll jailed for year

55 min 22 sec ago
A man who admitted posting offensive comments on Facebook about an Edinburgh boy beaten to death by his mother is jailed for 12 months.
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NYC police chief backs mayor

59 min 6 sec ago
New York City's police chief backs Mayor Bill de Blasio after claims he had increased ill-feeling towards police prior to two officers being shot dead.
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Parties say progress made in talks

1 hour 15 min ago
First Minister Peter Robinson says he believes that there is "real money on the table" from Westminster as cross-party talks continue at Stormont.
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Pope Francis deplores Vatican 'ills'

1 hour 19 min ago
The Pope tells cardinals there is a need to purge "spiritual Alzheimer's" and "the terrorism of gossip" from the Vatican.
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'Lunatic' drivers jailed over crash

1 hour 24 min ago
Three men are jailed and four others are given suspended sentences for dangerous driving following a head-on crash.
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Giant 'El Gordo' lottery grips Spain

1 hour 28 min ago
A massive €2.2bn (£1.7bn; $2.7bn) of prizes brings joy to thousands in Spain's famous "El Gordo" (The Fat One) lottery.
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Internet problems hit food shoppers

1 hour 31 min ago
Hundreds of online supermarket shoppers have been experiencing frustrating technical problems amid the rush for Christmas.
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Child abuse inquiry overhaul urged

1 hour 35 min ago
Dozens of child abuse survivors urge the government to scrap an inquiry into historical abuse and replace it with a more powerful body.
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'Disgust' at toddler death jail term

1 hour 35 min ago
A "selfish and manipulative" couple who denied killing their toddler are jailed for nine years, a sentence described as "disgusting".
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VIDEO: Apprentice winner "very confident"

1 hour 57 min ago
Mark Wright, the winner of this year's Apprentice said he was "very confident" of success for his new business plans.
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The Miniaturist voted book of the year

1 hour 58 min ago
Jessie Burton's debut novel The Miniaturist comes top of a public vote to be named Specsavers Book of the Year.
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Oyston in alleged supporter bust-up

2 hours 14 min ago
The Football Association says it is aware of a reported row between Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston and a club supporter.
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