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VIDEO: War horse ride marks lost cavalry

2 hours 56 min ago
Ceremonies are being held in the village of Nery in northern France, 100 years to the day since a British cavalry unit held the line against advancing German forces that outnumbered them four to one.

Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

2 hours 57 min ago
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.

Ashya parents in extradition hearing

2 hours 59 min ago
The parents of a five-year-old boy who was taken from hospital against medical advice arrive at Spain's High Court for an extradition hearing.

Coalition locked in terror aim talks

3 hours 4 min ago
Negotiations between Conservatives and Lib Dems are to continue ahead of the unveiling of a new plan to tackle the threat of Islamist extremists.

Troops return Pakistan TV to air

3 hours 27 min ago
Pakistan's national television channel is back on air after security forces remove anti-government protesters from its headquarters in Islamabad.

Nato 'massive opportunity' for Wales

3 hours 29 min ago
The Nato summit in Newport is a "massive opportunity" for Wales', says the director of the Celtic Manor resort as armed police take to the streets of Cardiff.

Search to continue for missing Isaac

3 hours 46 min ago
Police and coastguard staff are preparing to spend a forth day searching for missing Isaac Nash who was swept into the sea of Anglesey.

Official heckled amid HK poll anger

3 hours 47 min ago
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.

Poland commemorates WW2 invasion

3 hours 51 min ago
Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion that sparked World War Two, with a wreath-laying ceremony.

Storey wins second Para-cycling gold

3 hours 54 min ago
Dame Sarah Storey and Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall win golds for GB at the Para-Cycling Road World Championships.

VIDEO: Eurosceptics win German state seats

3 hours 59 min ago
Germany's newest party, the Eurosceptic "Alternative for Germany" (AfD), has won its first seats in the state parliament of Saxony, according to preliminary results.

Russia urges Ukraine ceasefire talks

4 hours 8 min ago
An "immediate ceasefire" in Ukraine must be the priority for key negotiations taking place on Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.

Naked photos of celebrities leaked

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:33am
Naked pictures of celebrities including Rihanna, Ariana Grande and Victoria Justice are posted online, but some stars claim the photos are fake.

Man held over New Zealand killings

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:29am
Police in New Zealand detain a man suspected of shooting two people dead and injuring a third at an unemployment office.

US senators urge arms for Ukraine

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:31am
Key American senators call for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is "a Russian invasion".

Eurosceptic revolt, and gas "rip-off" - the papers

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:21am
In a mixed bag of headlines for Monday's press, the challenge to David Cameron's EU policy from the Tories' Eurosceptic wing makes many papers.

Abuse inquiry examines migration

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:16am
A migration scheme that transported children to Australia comes under the spotlight at the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry.

Cornwall being 'invaded' by housing

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:15am
The speed and scale of house-building in Cornwall is being branded "an invasion" by rural activists.

Japan and India hold security talks

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:00am
Rare earths and a nuclear pact on the agenda as Indian PM Narendra Modi meets Japan's leader, on his first major foreign visit since taking office.

Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group?

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:45am
Where Islamic State finds support to become a formidable force