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VIDEO: House of Commons

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:41
Labour cites claims that immigration centre detainees were denied healthcare.
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US man swept out to sea in baptism

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:41
Authorities in California have ended the search for a man swept out to sea by a giant wave during a baptism ceremony on Sunday.
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Giro posters ban a 'step closer'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:23
The political parties at Stormont are close to agreeing a voluntary ban on election posters on the Giro d'Italia route, says Environment Minister Mark H Durkan.
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Eight withdrawn from Grand National

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:20
Godsmejudge and Katenko are among the non-runners as 65 entries remain for Saturday's Aintree race, with a maximum of 40 to run.
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Envoy 'mishandled' Prague explosive

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:19
Czech police investigating the death of a Palestinian envoy in the capital, Prague, say he was most likely killed by "mishandling" an explosive.
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MP's 'hell' over sex offence claims

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:17
Former deputy speaker Nigel Evans' life has been "hell" since he was accused of sexual offences against seven Westminster workers, a jury hears.
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Charlie Brooks 'feared porn leak'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:09
Charlie Brooks tells the phone-hacking trial he hid pornography from the police because he feared embarrassing details would be leaked to the press.
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Monday's gossip column

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:08
Bayern Munich keen on Adnan Januzaj, Patrice Evra linked with Serie A move, Real Madrid want Ashley Cole, plus more.
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Arrest preacher held 'without food'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:00
A Christian street preacher who was held without food or water for 15 hours after he was arrested over comments he made to two gay teenagers is given £13,000 in compensation.
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AUDIO: Telesales worker defends industry

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:50
A call centre worker has defended her industry, claiming they are unfairly given a bad reputation.
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Medvedev Crimea visit angers Ukraine

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:50
Ukraine condemns a visit to Crimea by Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev - the most senior politician to visit the peninsula since its annexation.
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Giles still wants England coach job

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:40
Ashley Giles still wants the England head coach's job despite his side's poor performance in the World Twenty20.
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Climate inaction catastrophic - US

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:39
The costs of inaction on climate change will be "catastrophic", according to US Secretary of State John Kerry.
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Nigerian army 'killed hundreds'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:32
Nigeria's army killed some 600 people after a recent attack by Boko Haram militants on a barracks, Amnesty International says.
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Inquiry to probe foster carer death

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:27
A fatal accident inquiry into the death of a foster carer who was killed by the 13-year-old boy she was looking after is to begin later this year.
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UDA blamed for Larne 'rampage'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:23
A senior police officer blames the loyalist Ulster Defence Association for attacks on people and homes in south-east Antrim on Sunday.
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AUDIO: Scientist: ADHD 'not a real disease'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:20
A leading neuroscientist has suggested that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is ''not a real disease''.
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Forest to re-open talks with Pearce

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:15
Nottingham Forest are to re-open talks with Stuart Pearce about the manager's job, BBC Radio Nottingham reports.
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New 'Heathrow City' plan unveiled

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:10
A new city with 190,000 homes and thousands of jobs could be created if the hub airport moves from Heathrow, Mayor Boris Johnson says.
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Noah storms to top of US box office

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:58
Epic biblical film Noah, starring Russell Crowe, opens at the top of the US box office, taking $44m over the weekend.
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