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VIDEO: Birmingham rally after Fox 'no-go' comment

25 min 45 sec ago
A multi-faith rally partly prompted by a US TV pundit who claimed Birmingham was a "no-go zone" for non-Muslims has been held in the city.

Greek exit polls signal Syriza win

1 hour 1 min ago
Exit polls suggest a clear victory for the anti-austerity Syriza party in a tightly fought Greek general election.

Mark Ronson completes chart double

1 hour 13 min ago
Mark Ronson takes the top spots in both the UK single and album charts - the first person to do so since Miley Cyrus in October 2013.

VIDEO: Footage shows shot Egypt protester

1 hour 35 min ago
At least 16 people have been killed in clashes between police and protesters on the fourth anniversary of the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.

Brighton & Hove Albion 2-3 Arsenal

1 hour 40 min ago
Defending champions Arsenal reach the FA Cup fifth round but are forced to hang on for victory against Brighton.

'Disgusting' banner prompts anger

1 hour 51 min ago
Anderlecht's Steven Defour is sent off on his return to former club Standard Liege as fans unfurl an offensive banner.

Ex-drug smuggler Marks has cancer

2 hours 46 min ago
Notorious former drug smuggler and author Howard Marks has inoperable bowl cancer.

Aston Villa 2-1 Bournemouth

2 hours 54 min ago
Goals from Carles Gil and Andreas Weimann give Aston Villa victory over Bournemouth in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Tributes paid to machete victim

3 hours 25 min ago
A teenager who died in a machete attack in Gloucester is described as "brave" and "kind" by his family.

At least 10 killed in Egypt protests

3 hours 31 min ago
At least 10 people are killed in Cairo during street protests marking the fourth anniversary of the start Egypt's 2011 uprising.

Bristol City 0-1 West Ham United

3 hours 41 min ago
West Ham recover from Bristol City's strong start to win 1-0 with a Diafra Sakho strike to reach the FA Cup fifth round.

Rally held over Fox 'Muslim' claims

3 hours 50 min ago
A multi-faith rally, partly inspired by comments made on US TV describing Birmingham as a 'no-go area' for non-Muslims, is held.

Nisman reporter flees Argentina

3 hours 58 min ago
A journalist believed to have been the first to report the death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman says he has fled the country, fearing for his life.

Ukraine vows to 'calm' fighting

4 hours 28 min ago
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vows to "calm" fighting with pro-Russia rebels in east Ukraine, a day after 30 people were killed in shelling in Mariupol.

Probe into care home minibus death

4 hours 32 min ago
An investigation has been launched after an elderly woman was crushed by a runaway minibus in the car park of her care home.

Hlatshwayo not fit to face Ghana

4 hours 53 min ago
South Africa defender Thulani Hlatshwayo is ruled out of Tuesday's Africa Cup of Nations match against Ghana.

Vexed Mexes: Europe's angriest footballer?

5 hours 3 min ago
AC Milan's Philippe Mexes grabs the throats of two Lazio players after being sent off in fiery Serie A clash.

Murphy: Scrapping Trident 'wrong'

5 hours 7 min ago
Jim Murphy says it would be "wrong" to advocate scrapping Trident as Nicola Sturgeon calls on Labour to rethink its support for nuclear weapons.

WHO vows reform after Ebola 'shocks'

5 hours 13 min ago
The World Health Organization sets out plans for reform, admitting it was too slow to respond to the "horrific" Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Teens 'use machete' in hijacking bid

5 hours 23 min ago
Police arrest a boy aged 16 and an 18-year-old man after an attempt was made to force a taxi driver from his vehicle using a machete.