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Australia backpacker stabbing: Mia Ayliffe-Chung was 'amazing young woman'

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 20:29
The family of a British backpacker stabbed to death in Australia describe her as an "amazing young woman with an adventurous spirit".

UKIP's Nigel Farage to speak at Donald Trump rally

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 19:18
Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage is to address supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a campaign event in Mississippi.

Hottest day of 2016 recorded at Gravesend in Kent

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 19:03
The UK records its hottest temperature of the year so far - 33.9C (93F) at Gravesend in Kent - as experts warn of possible health risks.

Airlander cabin 'hit ground and it was horrible'

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 19:01
The world's longest aircraft has been damaged after a nosedive landing on its second test flight. Angela Marie Hatwell was there and saw it happen.

Salford City: Class of 92 are Still Out Of Their League

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 18:49
Manchester United's famed 'Class of 92' are Still Out Of Their League at National League North club Salford City

Gary Lineker on meeting Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp for The Premier League Show

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 18:35
Gary Lineker on meeting Jurgen Klopp for his in-depth interview with the Liverpool manager for The Premier League Show

'Confusion and shock'

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 18:06
Witnesses describe "shocking, confusing and distressing" scenes, after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes central Italy, leaving at least 73 people dead and 150 missing.

Five ways Proxima b find is important

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 18:00
Scientists have discovered a planet similar to Earth that is orbiting our Sun's nearest neighbour, Proxima Centauri.

Earth-sized world 'around nearest star'

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 18:00
Scientists say their investigations of the closest star, Proxima Centauri, show it to have an Earth-sized planet in orbit around it.

Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlist announced

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 17:59
The nominees for this year's lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Awards are revealed.

Ukraine military parade marks 25 years of independence

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 17:27
Ukraine is marking 25 years of independence from the Soviet Union with a huge military parade through Kiev, the celebrations are poignant amid current tensions with Russia.

Google punishes sites with pop-up adverts

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 17:17
Google will give a lower search ranking to sites with "frustrating" pop-up ads from 2017.

Three die after being pulled from sea at Camber Sands

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 17:05
Three people die after being pulled from the sea at Camber Sands in East Sussex.

Robbie Keane will retire from Republic of Ireland duty after Oman game

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 16:55
Robbie Keane announces that the Republic of Ireland's friendly against Oman on 31 August will be his last international.

Kabul attack: Gunfire and blast rock American University

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 16:51
Gunfire and an explosion have been heard at the American University in Kabul, Afghanistan, with gunmen suspected of launching an attack.

Man held in London on Syria-related terror charge

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 16:45
A 32-year-old man is arrested in north-west London on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts linked to Syria, police have said.

Vietnam woman 'cuts off limbs for insurance payout'

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 16:24
A Vietnamese woman admits to paying for her left hand and foot to be severed to defraud her insurance firm with a rail accident claim, police say.

Green and gone?

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 16:09
Outgoing Green Party leader Natalie Bennett on Jeremy Corbyn, group hugs, "brain freeze" and four years of "stupid" media questions.

The children banned from climbing the human pyramid

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 15:21
Dahi Handi one of India's most spectacular festivals that involves making a human pyramid and breaking an earthen pot filled with yoghurt suspended high in the sky.

France 'burkini ban': Images of police on beach fuel debate

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 15:17
Images of French police appearing to fine a woman on a beach in Nice fuel the debate over a controversial "burkini ban".

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