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Sri Lanka violence: 19 held amid Buddhist-Muslim street clashes

Sri Lanka violence: 19 held amid Buddhist-Muslim street clashes

Riot police and army troops have been deployed in southern Sri Lanka following an outbreak of violence between Buddhists and Muslims. Nineteen people were arrested when clashes erupted in Galle province, with homes and businesses attacked and several...

today, 12:55 in World News
 
Hurricane damage 'heartbreaking' - Prince Charles

Hurricane damage 'heartbreaking' - Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales has described the destruction caused by Caribbean hurricanes as "utterly heartbreaking". After meeting homeless families in Antigua, he said it was "painful beyond words to see the devastation". Prince Charles...

today, 12:47 in Regional
 
Universal credit: Households to miss out on benefits over festive season

Universal credit: Households to miss out on benefits over festive season

Thousands of people on universal credit will not be paid over the festive season or will get a reduced payment. About 67,000 people who work and are paid weekly will be hit, the Department of Work and Pensions says. Some will have to reapply for the...

today, 11:51 in Regional
 
Motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty dies at Macau Grand Prix

Motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty dies at Macau Grand Prix

A British motorcyclist has been killed in a crash at the Macau Grand Prix in China. Daniel Hegarty, 31, from Nottingham, died from his injuries before before arriving at hospital, according to local public broadcaster TDM. The Macau Grand Prix...

today, 11:51 in Regional
 
Second Boer War photos found under Nottinghamshire bed

Second Boer War photos found under Nottinghamshire bed

Photographs depicting life during the Second Boer War have been found under a bed in Newark. Michelle Pepper rediscovered the album of 100 pictures, which had been passed down as a family heirloom. She believed they may have originally belonged to an...

today, 11:45 in Regional
 
Would Rupert Murdoch break up his empire?

Would Rupert Murdoch break up his empire?

Speculation is swirling that the Murdoch family is open to breaking up its entertainment business. Shares in 21st Century Fox gained more than 6% on Friday, after several sources reported interest from Comcast, Sony and Verizon. Last week the company,...

today, 11:37 in World News
 
Probe after woman found dead in Muswell Hill house

Probe after woman found dead in Muswell Hill house

The death of a woman who was found in a house in north London is being treated as suspicious, police have said. The woman, who is believed to be aged in her 50s, was discovered inside the property on Hill Road in Muswell Hill on Thursday evening....

today, 11:00 in Regional
 
Man arrested after light aircraft crash in Salford

Man arrested after light aircraft crash in Salford

A man has been arrested after a light aircraft crashed on a farm shortly after take-off. Four people were on board the plane, which was flying from City Airport in Barton, near Manchester on 9 September. They walked away with minor injuries after the...

today, 11:00 in Regional
 
Gaia Pope case: Mass searches held around Swanage

Gaia Pope case: Mass searches held around Swanage

Mass searches for missing teenager Gaia Pope are taking place in Dorset. Volunteers are forming human chains to scour three locations around Swanage, where the 19-year-old went missing on 7 November. It follows the release of a third murder suspect on...

today, 11:00 in Regional
 
Ex-Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale joins I'm A Celebrity

Ex-Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale joins I'm A Celebrity

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale is to take part in this year's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! programme. The ITV show launches this weekend, with other contestants including Boris Johnson's father Stanley and former footballer...

today, 11:00 in Regional
 
Scottish Labour to announce new leader

Scottish Labour to announce new leader

Scottish Labour is to announce its new party leader after a bitter battle to succeed Kezia Dugdale, who resigned from the role in August. Party members have been choosing between centrist Anas Sarwar and his left-wing rival Richard Leonard. The...

today, 09:40 in Regional
 
Worcester murder charge after man knifed in street

Worcester murder charge after man knifed in street

A 28-year-old man has been charged with murder after a man died when he was stabbed in a Worcester street. The victim identified by his family as Robert Sampson, 63, was taken to hospital with a serious head injury and stab wound but was pronounced...

today, 09:40 in Regional
 

Waddesdon air crash: Investigation resumes

Air crash investigators and police are resuming efforts to establish the cause of a collision between a helicopter and aeroplane that left four people dead. Two people were killed in each aircraft in Friday's crash in Buckinghamshire. There were no...

today, 08:51 in Regional
 
Zimbabwe latest: Protesters to hold mass anti-Mugabe rally

Zimbabwe latest: Protesters to hold mass anti-Mugabe rally

Protesters are due to march in Zimbabwe's capital Harare to demand the resignation of President Robert Mugabe. The rally is supported by the military which staged a takeover on Wednesday. Regional branches of the ruling Zanu-PF party as well as war...

today, 05:28 in World News
 
Small steps forward as UN climate talks end in Bonn

Small steps forward as UN climate talks end in Bonn

UN climate talks in Bonn have concluded with progress on technical issues, but with bigger questions about cutting carbon unresolved. Delegates say they are pleased that the rulebook for the Paris climate agreement is finally coming together. But...

today, 05:28 in World News
 


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