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UK economic growth hits 2.6% in 2014

1 hour 20 min ago
The UK's economy grew by 2.6% last year, the fastest pace since 2007, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.

VIDEO: Cumberbatch sorry for "idiotic" remark

1 hour 27 min ago
Benedict Cumberbatch has apologised for "being an idiot" after using the term "coloured" in a TV interview.

Easyjet first half losses to fall

1 hour 32 min ago
Easyjet expects first half losses to shrink, helped by growing capacity and a record number of business passengers.

Militant attack top Libya hotel

1 hour 33 min ago
Gunmen possibly linked to Islamic State attack a hotel in the Libyan capital popular with foreigners, officials say.

Survivors mark Auschwitz anniversary

1 hour 34 min ago
Auschwitz survivors and visiting dignitaries gather at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation.

Murray into Australian Open semis

1 hour 35 min ago
Britain's Andy Murray reaches the Australian Open semi-finals with a straight-sets win over home favourite Nick Kyrgios.

Litvinenko murder 'of global concern'

1 hour 36 min ago
The poisoning of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in London is a matter of "utmost gravity", the judge leading the inquiry into his death says.

Woodland searched for missing woman

1 hour 37 min ago
Police are carrying out a major search for a missing 25-year-old mother-of-four in an area of woodland in Dorset.

Gross murder suspect 'faced charge'

1 hour 47 min ago
Charges would have been brought against Alice Gross murder suspect Arnis Zalkalns if he had lived, the Met Police says.

Man cautioned over bin crash tweet

1 hour 56 min ago
A Sunderland man who used social media to post an offensive comment about the fatal bin lorry crash in Glasgow has been given a caution by police.

Police 'judge and jury', claims mum

1 hour 58 min ago
The mother of a man who died after being struck by a police car at the scene of a reported burglary accuses the Thames Valley force of acting like "judge and jury".

PM: Benefit cap 'encouraging work'

2 hours 23 min ago
David Cameron defends Conservative plans to reduce the annual benefits cap by £3,000 to £23,000 after the general election.

Council warns on battered city fish

2 hours 31 min ago
People have been warned not to dine out on fish salvaged from the street after a lorry shed 600 mackerel in Belfast at the weekend.

Petty given credit on Sam Smith song

2 hours 41 min ago
Tom Petty is given a song writing credit on Sam Smith's hit Stay With Me over the similarities to his 1989 track I Won't Back Down.

AirAsia recovery operation suspended

2 hours 48 min ago
The Indonesian military suspends recovery operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the Java Sea after repeatedly failing to lift the fuselage.

VIDEO: 3D printed heart saves girl's life

3 hours 15 min ago
A two-year-old girl who was born with a serious heart defect has had a life-saving operation thanks to a 3D printer.

Owner backs team over 'deflate-gate'

3 hours 22 min ago
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft denies any wrongdoing from the Boston side in the 'deflate-gate' row.

Two suffer 'chemical burns' in fire

3 hours 25 min ago
Two people are taken to hospital with suspected chemical burns following reports of a fire and an explosion on an industrial estate.

PM: Yes to TV debates with NI parties

3 hours 28 min ago
David Cameron says a deal could be done for TV debates to go ahead if Northern Ireland's parties are represented on the panel.

Facebook suffers widespread outage

4 hours 21 min ago
Social networking site Facebook suffered from a widespread outage on Tuesday, before coming back online.