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Johnson-Thompson wins pentathlon

3 hours 21 min ago
Katarina Johnson-Thompson breaks the British record as she claims the European Indoor pentathlon title in Prague.
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S Sudan talks failure 'unacceptable'

3 hours 25 min ago
Mediators in peace talks between South Sudan's government and rebels have said the sides' failure to reach a deal is morally and politically "unacceptable".
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DUP warns 'puffed up broadcasters'

3 hours 30 min ago
The DUP leader warns UK broadcasters not to get "puffed up with your own importance" in the row over TV debates ahead of the general election.
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Doctor feared Harrison Ford fireball

3 hours 31 min ago
The doctor who pulled US actor Harrison Ford from the wreck of a plane crash says he feared a fireball from the aircraft's leaking fuel.
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Warning of heavy rain and flooding

3 hours 36 min ago
The Met Office issues an amber "be prepared" weather warning for areas surrounding Loch Ness and a yellow warning for other parts of Scotland.
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VIDEO: 'He was stooped over and in distress'

3 hours 43 min ago
The surgeon who treated Harrison Ford at the scene of his plane crash has explained what happened amid fears the plane could have exploded.
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TV election debates 'will go ahead'

3 hours 50 min ago
Broadcasters say they will proceed with plans for three TV election debates, despite David Cameron saying he will only take part in one.
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'Forced Santa' wins Dow Jones fight

3 hours 52 min ago
A middle-aged Dow Jones accountant who said he was forced to dress up as Father Christmas and branded an "old buffer" wins his unfair dismissal case.
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Police criticised over Syria girls

3 hours 53 min ago
The parents of three girls feared to be in Syria say police failed to tell them they spoke to the trio weeks ago when another girl went missing, reports say.
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Gerrard CCTV row ex-officer jailed

3 hours 54 min ago
A police officer who seized CCTV footage of a street scuffle as a "tool to blackmail" Liverpool footballer Steven Gerrard is jailed.
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Syria Nusra chief 'killed in strike'

4 hours 5 min ago
The military commander of Syria's al-Nusra Front militant group, Abu Homam al-Shami, is reportedly killed in an air strike.
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BBC's Yentob 'violated' by hacking

4 hours 9 min ago
BBC creative director Alan Yentob says he felt "violated on a truly massive scale" by journalists who hacked his phone, the High Court hears.
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Leader profile: 24 hours with Farage

4 hours 29 min ago
James Landale's in-depth profile of the UKIP leader
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'Long, steady march' to end abuse

4 hours 33 min ago
Natalie Pirks on the long, steady march to end abuse in football
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'Adams wrong' say dead man's family

4 hours 39 min ago
The family of a murdered County Armagh man reject claims by Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams that criminals were responsible for his death.
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Real life 'Spider-Man' helps needy

4 hours 43 min ago
A real-life "Spider-Man" has started taking to the streets of Birmingham to help the city's poor and needy.
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Week in pictures: 28 February - 6 March 2015

4 hours 48 min ago
News photos from around the world
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Apple to replace AT&T on Dow Jones

4 hours 48 min ago
Apple, the biggest US company by market value, will be included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from 19 March.
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EU chief seeks Ukraine truce push

4 hours 51 min ago
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini calls for international efforts to make a fragile ceasefire for eastern Ukraine stick.
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Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

4 hours 53 min ago
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.
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