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Car burned in east Belfast trouble

9 hours 17 min ago
A car is destroyed in overnight trouble in east Belfast.

Land survey for Disappeared to begin

9 hours 33 min ago
Forensic examination of land in County Meath for an IRA victim whose body has been missing for almost 40 years will begin later.

Fonterra in big China dairy tie-up

9 hours 58 min ago
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra announces its intention to take a 20% stake in one of China's biggest milk processors, Beingmate.

China 'violated Taiwanese airspace'

10 hours 13 min ago
Two Chinese military aircraft violated Taiwan's airspace on Monday causing jets to scramble, officials say, but Beijing rejects the claim.

Colombia frees hired killer 'Popeye'

10 hours 40 min ago
One of Colombia's most notorious killers, known as Popeye, who admitted to 300 murders for drug lord Pablo Escobar is freed from prison.

How was Kate Bush's comeback?

11 hours 14 min ago
Did Kate Bush's comeback concert wow her fans?

General's Russia warning to West

11 hours 26 min ago
Western Europe would struggle to defend itself against Russia because it has dismantled its military, a former Nato supreme commander warns.

Sniffing out the allergy epidemic

12 hours 5 min ago
Why so many of us are developing allergies

Brazil holds TV election debate

12 hours 29 min ago
Candidates in Brazil's presidential election are taking part in the first televised debate of the campaign.

When Chinese children forget how to write

12 hours 35 min ago
When China's children forget how to write

Fresh quit call over sex abuse report

12 hours 49 min ago
The Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire faces calls to resign in light of the damning report into child abuse in Rotherham.

VIDEO: Arrest warrant for Miley's MTV date

12 hours 52 min ago
The homeless man who picked up Miley Cyrus' video of the year award at MTV's VMAs is wanted by police, it has emerged.

Cyclists threat to London guide dogs

12 hours 54 min ago
A quarter of guide dogs working in London have been involved in a collision with a bike, a survey finds.

VIDEO: How sheepdogs control unruly flocks

13 hours 48 min ago
A farmer explains his relationship with his sheepdog, after researchers help unravel the mystery of how the animals do their job.

VIDEO: Keeping the disruptive in education

14 hours 1 min ago
Panorama follows students in the run-up to exams to see if one school can honour its pledge and keep disruptive pupils in school as well as get them five GCSEs.

A sheepdog's 'two rules' for success

14 hours 21 min ago
Scientists produce a simple mathematical model that explains how a single sheepdog can herd a large number of sheep.

VIDEO: Kate Bush fans: 'Worth the wait'

14 hours 47 min ago
Delighted fans took to their feet at London's Hammersmith Apollo to applaud Kate Bush, as she closed her first concert in 35 years on Tuesday night.

Overseas nurses 'face shorter tests'

14 hours 50 min ago
New rules mean nurses and midwives who have completed their training outside Europe will face shorter tests to check they are fit to work in the UK.

VIDEO: India's iconic Ambassador car

15 hours 1 min ago
Sanjoy Majumder reports on the passing of one of India's best known and trusted icons, the Ambassador.

Boys 'overlooked' as abuse victims

15 hours 11 min ago
A report from children's charity Barnardo's says up to a third of victims of child sexual exploitation are male, much higher than previously thought.