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Off-duty policeman killed in assault

BBC News - 50 min 34 sec ago
An off-duty police officer dies and two other men are injured in an assault in Liverpool city centre.
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Women could join British infantry

BBC News - 50 min 44 sec ago
Women could be allowed to serve in British infantry units for the first time by 2016, subject to a review into female soldiers.
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Illegal attempts to enter UK on rise

BBC News - 1 hour 15 sec ago
Migrants made about 100 attempts a day to get into the UK illegally this summer, official figures suggest.
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Christmas getaway set to start

BBC News - 1 hour 37 sec ago
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to use the UK's transport networks on Friday as schools break up and people start to get away for Christmas.
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Teenager arrested over Crolla attack

BBC News - 1 hour 1 min ago
A 17-year-old is arrested after a boxing world title contender suffered a fractured skull tackling two alleged burglars at a neighbour's home.
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Kenya leader signs tough security law

BBC News - 1 hour 1 min ago
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signs into law a controversial anti-terror bill which sparked fighting between MPs in parliament on Thursday.
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Profumo's Rice-Davies dies aged 70

BBC News - 1 hour 4 min ago
Former model Mandy Rice-Davies, one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair, has died from cancer at the age of 70, her publicist says.
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Tory aides suspended from poll list

BBC News - 1 hour 5 min ago
The Conservatives suspend two of Theresa May's advisers from a list of 2015 general election candidates amid a row over campaigning.
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'God message' hammer killer jailed

BBC News - 1 hour 6 min ago
A killer who bludgeoned and stabbed a woman to death, then kept the location of her remains secret for 14 years, is jailed.
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Nigeria 'outraged' by mass kidnap

BBC News - 1 hour 12 min ago
Nigeria's government said it is "outraged and deeply saddened" after militants attacked a remote village and reportedly kidnapped about 200 people.
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Garden bridge gets green light

BBC News - 1 hour 19 min ago
A controversial garden bridge is to be built across the River Thames as the Mayor of London approves the scheme.
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A&E has 'worst week' in England

BBC News - 1 hour 19 min ago
Pressures in A&E units in England have hit record levels while Wales and Northern Ireland also perform poorly, figures show.
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Kurds 'break IS mountain siege'

BBC News - 1 hour 27 min ago
Kurdish forces in northern Iraq say they have broken Islamic State's siege of Mount Sinjar, claiming their biggest victory yet against the militants.
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Man injured in shooting at takeaway

BBC News - 1 hour 41 min ago
An 18-year-old man is taken to hospital after being shot twice in the leg at a fast food outlet in west Belfast.
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Police stretched to 'danger' levels

BBC News - 1 hour 53 min ago
Brutal police budget cuts are stretching policing to dangerous levels, the Gwent police and crime commissioner warns.
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'Seven clubs' want wage cap scrapped

BBC News - 1 hour 55 min ago
Saracens call for the Premiership wage cap to be abolished and say they have the backing of six other top-flight teams.
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'Keane & Cleverley chat civilised'

BBC News - 1 hour 57 min ago
Ex-Aston Villa assistant manager Roy Keane's doorstep chat with Tom Cleverley was civilised, says Paul Lambert.
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Man crashes car into Spain party HQ

BBC News - 2 hours 11 min ago
A ruined Spanish businessman drives a car carrying gas cylinders into the front of the governing Popular Party's headquarters in Madrid, police say.
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Pakistan army 'kills 57 Taliban'

BBC News - 2 hours 16 min ago
Pakistan's military says it has killed 57 Taliban militants in several operations, days after the Taliban massacre at a school in Peshawar.
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Minister 'tackling' poor pupil funds

BBC News - 2 hours 19 min ago
The government is "working on a solution" to avoid a drop in school funding for the poorest pupils because all England's infants now get free meals.
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