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Union suspends planned Tube strikes

13 min 15 sec ago
London Tube strikes planned for 8 and 10 September are suspended by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union.
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Author sorry for Idris Elba remarks

18 min 6 sec ago
Author Anthony Horowitz has apologised for saying he thought Idris Elba was "too street" to be the next James Bond.
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Migrants stranded amid EU asylum chaos

21 min 20 sec ago
Hundreds of migrants are stranded outside a major railway station in Budapest after police seal off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU.
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Man charged over pianist murder

30 min 43 sec ago
A man is charged with murder after concert pianist Natalia Strelchenko was found with fatal injuries at a house in Manchester.
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Family 'heading for Syria' detained

38 min 30 sec ago
A mother and her four children, who were believed to be travelling from London to Syria, are detained in Turkey.
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Google updates main company logo

45 min 13 sec ago
Google has made a series of changes to the main logo it uses for its core services.
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Climate event 'among strongest'

54 min 1 sec ago
This year's El Nino weather phenomenon could be one of the strongest on record according to the World Meteorological Organization.
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DUP fails in bid to stall assembly

54 min 14 sec ago
The DUP is defeated in an attempt to adjourn the assembly for four weeks to try to resolve the current political crisis.
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Berahino unhappy with WBA chairman

57 min 10 sec ago
West Brom striker Saido Berahino suggests he may never play for the club again after they turn down a fourth bid from Tottenham.
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From Turkey to Sweden: Syrian migrant's perilous journey

59 min 30 sec ago
Syrian migrant's perilous journey from Turkey to Sweden
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Man Utd complete £36m Martial deal

1 hour 6 min ago
Manchester United complete the £36m signing of Monaco's France Under-21 international forward Anthony Martial.
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Sturgeon unveils tests plan for schools

1 hour 11 min ago
A new system of national testing is to be introduced in Scotland's primary schools, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
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Stars set for London Film Festival

1 hour 14 min ago
Benedict Cumberbatch, Dame Helen Mirren and Dame Maggie Smith are among the British star names at this year's London Film Festival.
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Barritt and Parling in for England

1 hour 25 min ago
Brad Barritt will return from injury and Geoff Parling will feature in the second row as England host Ireland on Saturday.
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VIDEO: US clerk refuses gay marriage licence

1 hour 32 min ago
A Christian official has refused to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky despite exhausting all of her legal options.
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Did many women use Ashley Madison?

1 hour 39 min ago
Ashley Madison insists it has an active community of female users, but critics continue to suggest many profiles were fakes.
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Wasp venom 'a weapon against cancer'

2 hours 2 min ago
The venom of a wasp native to Brazil could be used as a weapon to fight cancer, scientists believe.
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Second Bangkok bombing suspect held

2 hours 3 min ago
A second foreign suspect has been arrested in connection with the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine in August, the Thai PM says.
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VIDEO: From Syria to Sweden: A migrant's story

2 hours 4 min ago
The BBC's James Reynolds follows the trail of a Syrian migrant called Nour, as she travels 2,000 miles through nine countries to fulfil her dream of applying for asylum in Sweden.
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Global markets hit by weak Chinese data

2 hours 6 min ago
Renewed fears over growth in China hit global markets, with the Dow Jones trading down more than 300 points.
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