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Updated: 13 hours 26 min ago

Watchdog launches full energy probe

13 hours 32 min ago
The Competition and Markets Authority launches a full investigation of the UK energy market.

'Apostasy' woman flies out of Sudan

13 hours 33 min ago
A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has flown to Italy after more than a month in the US embassy.

Big rise in council redundancy costs

13 hours 47 min ago
Cash-strapped Welsh councils have spent nearly twice as much on making staff redundant as they did last year, BBC Wales learns.

Deadly ambush on Iraq prison convoy

13 hours 47 min ago
Suicide attackers mount a bomb and gun attack on a prison convoy in Iraq, killing 51 prisoners and nine police officers, security sources say.

Man arrested following Newry assault

14 hours 6 min ago
A 57-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an assault in Newry, County Down.

Power cut compensation increased

14 hours 15 min ago
People whose power is cut off for long spells during bad weather will be eligible for much higher compensation payments.

Google to face Europe data watchdogs

14 hours 34 min ago
Google will meet data regulators from across the EU to discuss the implications of the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling.

Hamas ties ceasefire to blockade

14 hours 46 min ago
Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says there can be no ceasefire in Gaza without an end to Israel's economic blockade, as fighting continues.

Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:55am
The Queen declares the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow open after a live show featuring a cast of 2,000 and appearances from several famous Scots.

VIDEO: Aerial view of new Glasgow landscape

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:52am
Glasgow has been getting ready for the Games and investing money in 13 sporting venues across the city for more than six years.

Children dead in Indian train crash

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:40am
At least 13 children are killed along with their driver when a school bus is hit by a train in the Indian state of Telangana, police say.

Van Gaal has winning Man Utd start

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:30am
Manchester United give new boss Louis van Gaal a winning start as they beat LA Galaxy 7-0 in a friendly in California.

Ukraine rebel denies having missile

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:22am
A top rebel in Ukraine says his forces do not possess the Buk missile thought to have brought down flight MH17 - but another rebel leader disagrees.

Welsh day one hopes hit by injuries

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:09am
Team Wales go into the first day's competition at the Commonwealth Games without a number of big medal hopes absent because of injuries.

Killers seek to overturn voting ban

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:08am
The UK Supreme Court is to be asked to overturn the ban on convicted prisoners being able to vote in the Scottish independence referendum.

Gatwick's '£256m second runway plan'

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:08am
Gatwick Airport is expected to announce £256m of funding for local jobs and infrastructure if a second runway is given the go-ahead.

VIDEO: Ukraine village 'shelled by forces'

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:07am
Natalia Antelava gains access to a village where one woman apparently died, and another was badly injured, when it was allegedly shelled by Ukrainian Grad rockets.

Four die as lorry and car crash

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:41am
A couple and their two young children die after crash between a car and a lorry on the A801 near Polmont.

Peaches' drug 'secrets' and Games pictures - papers

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:41am
Many papers focus on the inquest of TV presenter Peaches Geldof, while others give their views on the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Wiggins questions price of Tour fame

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:31am
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he sometimes wishes he had never won the Tour de France and Olympic gold in 2012.