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VIDEO: Fire engulfs Russian tower block

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 1:39pm
Firefighters are trying to contain a fire that has engulfed a residential building in the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk, according to Russian media.

Runner dies during 197-mile relay

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 1:38pm
A runner dies while taking part in a 197-mile relay race around Norfolk, his running club confirms.

Mars Maven mission set for arrival

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 1:25pm
The US space agency's (Nasa) latest Mars satellite is set to arrive in orbit above the planet on Monday.

Man seriously injured in crash

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 1:21pm
A 20-year-old man is taken to hospital with serious injuries after the car he is driving comes off the road in the Borders.

VIDEO: Jude Law: "DRC gone off the radar"

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 1:19pm
During a trip to the troubled region of Eastern DRC, British actor Jude Law called for more international attention to be given to the country.

Returning Radcliffe third in 10k

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 1:11pm
Marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe finishes third in the Worcester City 10k, her first race since 2012.

VIDEO: At scene of Cairo bomb blast

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 12:54pm
A bomb explosion near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo has killed at least two police officers, security officials say.

Pope celebrates Mass in Albania

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 12:51pm
Tens of thousands of people are attending a mass by Pope Francis in Tirana, as the pontiff hails religious coexistence in Albania.

Turkish troops clear border Kurds

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 12:42pm
Turkish troops fire water cannon and tear gas at crowds which had gathered at the border in support of Syrian Kurdish refugees.

Officer hit by brick during trouble

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 12:31pm
A policeman is hit in the face with a brick as his patrol responds to disturbances involving groups of youths in east Belfast.

Prince William attends Malta mass

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 11:38am
The Duke of Cambridge attends a mass in Malta to celebrate the country's 50 years of independence.

Jolie to direct ivory poaching film

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 11:35am
Angelina Jolie signs up to direct Africa, a film about a conservationist's battles with ivory poachers.

Man charged over '£25K cocaine' find

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 11:23am
A 41-year-old man is charged over the seizure of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of £25,000 in Lisburn, County Antrim.

Wedding reception venue catches fire

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 11:13am
More than 200 guests are evacuated as a fire breaks out at a wedding reception.

More celeb 'naked pictures' leaked

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 11:06am
Kim Kardashian, Mary-Kate Olsen and Vanessa Hudgens seem to be some of the latest victims.

Swimmers bare all for charity cash

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 11:01am
About 300 naked people take a plunge in the North Sea to raise money for charity.

VIDEO: Miliband fears at referendum 'lessons'

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 10:56am
Labour leader Ed Miliband has said that there is a "huge danger" that the political class is learning the "wrong lessons" from the Scottish referendum.

Deadly bomb blast in central Cairo

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 10:43am
A bomb explosion near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo kills at least two police officers, security officials say.

VIDEO: Andrew Marr's Gordon Brown impression

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 10:40am
Andrew Marr amused Labour's Ed Miliband when he did an impression of Gordon Brown, as part of a question about whether he might return to front line politics.

Miliband: 'No ifs' on Scots pledge

Sun, 21/09/2014 - 10:33am
Ed Miliband says the 'clear' pledge of further devolution to Scotland would be fulfilled "no ifs, no buts".