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Coutts' Swiss bank in tax probe

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 4:14pm
German prosecutors are investigating the Swiss private banking arm of Coutts over allegations it helped clients evade tax.

Devon councillor 'lives in France'

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 4:06pm
A Devon councillor who moved to live across the English Channel in France faces calls to resign.

Islamic State 'smashes Iraq statues'

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 3:55pm
A video released by the Islamic State group shows the destruction of statues said to be ancient artefacts from northern Iraq.

Donuts sorry for Liverpool tweet

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 3:50pm
One of Liverpool FC's sponsors apologises after tweeting a version of the club's badge replacing the Hillsborough eternal flames with coffee cups.

Rob Ford 'crack tie' up for auction

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 3:39pm
Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has put several personal items up for auction, including the tie he wore while confessing to smoking crack cocaine.

VIDEO: Madonna and other famous fallers

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 3:21pm
Madonna is not the only famous name to take a tumble - she is joined by Naomi Campbell, Jennifer Lawrence, Neil Kinnock, Bob Dole, Robert Mugabe and Zola Budd.

Algeria hostage death 'unlawful'

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 3:13pm
The judge in the inquest into the deaths of seven British men killed in the 2013 Algerian hostage crisis begins giving his verdicts.

Netanyahu invitation riles Obama

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 3:08pm
Congress's invitation to Benjamin Netanyahu may rile the Obama administration but the two countries have fallen out before, the BBC's Kevin Connolly writes.

Farage requests police bodyguards

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 3:08pm
UKIP has requested police bodyguards for Nigel Farage as he prepares to tour the country for the general election campaign.

Window cleaner guilty of OAP robbery

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 3:05pm
A window cleaner who tied up a pensioner, threatened her into silence and stole £15 is found guilty of robbery.

MLA speaks about losing baby girl

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 3:02pm
Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Ó hOisín speaks about what it is like to lose a baby due to a fatal foetal abnormality.

Savile's brother 'also an abuser'

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 2:58pm
The older brother of Jimmy Savile was implicated in seven sex attacks at south London's Springfield Hospital, a report finds.

Buhari rules out Boko Haram talks

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 2:48pm
Nigeria's main presidential challenger Muhammadu Buhari rules out negotiating with Boko Haram militants if he wins elections next month.

China's loans to Latin America rise

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 2:48pm
Loans from China to Latin America rose by 71% to $22bn in 2014, new figures from the China-Latin America Finance Database suggest.

How do you catch a drone?

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 2:44pm
Five ways to force a mystery drone to land

Gutierrez set for Newcastle return

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 2:37pm
Newcastle midfielder Jonas Gutierrez could make his first league appearance on Saturday since overcoming cancer.

Samsung hit by latest smart TV issue

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 2:32pm
Many of the firm's smart TVs were unable to connect to servers for two days after a problem emerged as the firm carried out a security update.

Sturgeon backs Police Scotland chief

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 2:31pm
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she has "full confidence" in police boss Sir Stephen House who has come under fire over stop-search figures.

VIDEO: Savile's brother also abused patients

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 2:22pm
Jimmy Savile's brother, Johnny, was also abusing patients an investigation reveals.

VIDEO: Scotland's shock defeat in numbers

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 2:21pm
Scotland are still searching for their first World Cup win after suffering a shock one-wicket defeat by Afghanistan in Dunedin.