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Prince William begins Japan tour

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:07am
The Duke of Cambridge has arrived in Tokyo as part of a week-long trip to Japan and China.

Bahraini Shia sentenced to death

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 9:50am
A court in Bahrain sentences three Shia Muslims to death for last year's bomb attack that killed three police and injured another 13, officials say.

NIE staff 'threatened' in Derry

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 9:20am
Northern Ireland Electricity say two workers were threatened by masked men in Londonderry last night and ordered to take a suspect package to a police station.

No prosecutions over toddler's death

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 9:06am
The Public Prosecution Service says it is standing by its decision not to prosecute two people in connection with a toddler's "non-accidental" death.

Hunt for missing Becky to continue

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 9:02am
The hunt for a missing Bristol teenager, who has not been seen for a week, is to continue.

How a rape was filmed and shared in Pakistan

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 8:50am
The woman whose gang rape was filmed and shared

Mystery over air crash death cause

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 8:44am
The cause of a fatal crash which saw a microlight aircraft plunge to the ground after take off remains a mystery.

RBS reports £3.5bn loss for 2014

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 8:39am
UK state-owned bank RBS reports a £3.5bn loss for 2014, down from £9bn loss the previous year.

Earthquake felt in Channel Islands

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 8:39am
Channel Islanders experience a minor earthquake but no damage is reported.

Offshore wind farm fails in deal bid

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 8:25am
Plans for a major offshore wind farms project in the Outer Moray Firth are dealt a blow after the developer fails to secure a UK government deal.

Afghans in frantic avalanche search

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 8:23am
Afghan rescuers are searching for dozens of people believed to be trapped under snow after a series of avalanches that killed at least 187 people.

VIDEO: Dementia 'like having a small child'

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 8:15am
Laurie Graham, whose husband suffers from dementia, says having a partner with the disease is "like having a child".

Netanyahu 'not correct' on Iran

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 7:52am
Israeli PM's judgment on the stance of Iran nuclear talks 'may not be correct', US Secretary of State John Kerry says, as a row with the US deepens.

Lenovo victim of cyber-attack

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 7:43am
Chinese computer maker Lenovo becomes the victim of a cyber-attack following a warning by the US government about software called Superfish.

South Korea decriminalises adultery

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 7:28am
South Korea's top court revokes a 60-year-old adultery law under which cheating spouses could be jailed, saying it is unconstitutional.

Washington DC legalises marijuana

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 7:11am
Washington DC becomes the latest place in the US to legalise the possession and use of small amounts of cannabis, stoking tensions with Congress.

Gallagher's guide to miss Worlds

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 6:43am
Paralympic champion Kelly Gallagher's guide Charlotte Evans misses the Para-alpine World Championships with concussion.

Finn backs English 'Big Bash' league

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 6:42am
England bowler Steven Finn welcomes plans for a Big Bash-style franchise Twenty20 league in English cricket.

Afghanistan shock Scotland in thriller

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 6:14am
Afghanistan claim their first World Cup victory with a thrilling one-wicket win over Scotland with three balls to spare.

Kabul bomb hits Turkish embassy car

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 6:14am
A suicide attack on a Turkish embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital, Kabul, kills at least one, local officials say.