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Appeal bid over son murder rejected

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:50
Judges dismiss an appeal bid by a woman who beat her son to death for failing to memorise the Koran.
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Claims are by 'fantasists' - Clifford

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:49
Publicist Max Clifford tells a court that claims of sexual or indecent assault against him have been made by "fantasists" seeking compensation.
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A disease called fame

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:45
Is it better to be in the audience or the background?
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Doctor Who director Martinus dies

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:42
Derek Martinus, who directed early Doctor Who episodes with the first three Doctors, dies aged 82 after suffering from Alzheimer's.
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Obama: Russia must move back troops

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:39
US President Barack Obama urges Russia to move its troops back from Ukraine's border as Moscow says it is stepping up intelligence measures.
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Nato names Stoltenberg next chief

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:29
Norway's ex-PM Jens Stoltenberg is appointed next Nato secretary general, replacing Denmark's Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
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Deaf woman hears for first time

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:26
The moment a 39-year-old woman hears for the first time in her life, thanks to cochlear implants, is captured on video.
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Travis faces further assault charge

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:25
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is to be charged with a further offence of indecent assault, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
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Eleven patients' deaths investigated

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:25
The deaths of five babies are among 11 under investigation at the Northern Health Trust.
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Friday's gossip column

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:21
PSG want Oscar and Hazard, Spurs look to re-sign Caulker, Inter target Torres and Alex Song plus more.
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Lufthansa pilots' union calls strike

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:18
Pilots at German airline Lufthansa will hold a three-day strike from 1 April, their union announces.
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VIDEO: Microsoft unveils iPad Office suite

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:17
Microsoft has started offering an iPad edition of its Office software suite.
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Insurgents attack Kabul guest house

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:17
A Taliban attack on a guest house in Kabul has come to an end with police killing the last gunman inside, Afghan military sources say.
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VIDEO: Deaf woman hears for first time

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:13
A woman from Gateshead has heard sound for the first time after her cochlear implants were switched on.
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DPP admits 'error' over Mafia boss

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:08
The director of public prosecutions admits the CPS made an error during an extradition case involving a convicted Mafia boss.
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Clegg says 'resist false patriotism'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:04
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg urges voters to resist the "lure of false patriotism", as he drew comparisons between the SNP and UKIP.
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What does 'disability confident' mean?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:44
What exactly does this new phrase mean?
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Wrong-way M5 driver spared jail

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:44
A woman who admitted driving the wrong way on a motorway for four miles while drunk is given a suspended jail sentence.
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Fleet Street's spycatcher turns 100

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:43
Legendary Fleet Street journalist turns 100
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VIDEO: New clinic to target rare cancer

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:25
The first clinic of its kind in Europe has opened at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge with the aim of finding a cure for one of the rarest types of cancer.
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