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Can we believe Koch's world record?

1 hour 4 min ago
Thirty years on, Marita Koch's unbroken 400m world record is still a hot topic of debate.

Sun reporter 'justifies police payment'

1 hour 8 min ago
A reporter for the Sun said he believed he was "not doing anything wrong" in handing over cash to a police officer for tips, a court hears.

Gallery to set up sculpture award

1 hour 20 min ago
A £30,000 award for UK-based sculptors is to be created by the The Hepworth Wakefield gallery as part of its 5th anniversary celebrations.

Lord Sugar missed out on US Apprentice

1 hour 23 min ago
Sir Alan Sugar reveals he missed out on fronting the US version of The Apprentice because he wasn't well known enough in the States.

US strike on Afghan hospital 'a mistake'

1 hour 31 min ago
The US commander of international forces in Afghanistan says that an air strike on a hospital in the city of Kunduz that killed 22 people was a "mistake".

VIDEO: Why did HK fans boo their anthem?

1 hour 40 min ago
The Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) has been fined $40,000 Hong Kong dollars ($5,160; £3,400) by Fifa.

Murder arrests over PC road death

1 hour 47 min ago
Two men are arrested on suspicion of murder after a police officer was struck by a car and killed during a pursuit in Merseyside.

VIDEO: Five things that could stall global growth

1 hour 57 min ago
The IMF's latest World Economic Outlook report outlines five factors that could stall growth in the global economy.

What's the direction of Tory immigration policy?

2 hours 15 min ago
Home Secretary Theresa May has pledged to crack down on immigration but it comes after some very challenging years for the Conservative Party in government. How did we get here?

IMF cuts forecast for global growth

2 hours 18 min ago
The International Monetary Fund cuts its forecast for global growth in 2015 to 3.1% from 3.3%.

Gay couple lose equal pension fight

3 hours 1 min ago
A gay man loses a legal bid for his husband to be recognised with the same pension rights a wife would have if he was in a heterosexual relationship.

Quality of Death Index - something to celebrate?

3 hours 20 min ago
According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, the UK leads the world for care of people in the final weeks of their life. Praise where praise is due.

The high-stakes gamble over Syria

3 hours 22 min ago
With Russia's involvement in Syria, the potential for military mishaps is significant, says Jonathan Marcus.

Drone leaflet drop urges agents to quit

3 hours 41 min ago
A drone drops leaflets on the Dagger Complex US military base near Frankfurt, urging its 1,100 National Security Agency employees to quit.

McCann family delete Twitter account

3 hours 43 min ago
The Twitter account of Madeleine McCann's family is deleted because of "toxic content" directed at it amid ongoing tension with supporters of the Ben Needham search.

Under-fives 'online an hour a day'

3 hours 46 min ago
A study finds widespread use of tablet computers among young children.

VIDEO: Boris's 'hooker' joke draws laughs

4 hours 3 min ago
London Mayor Boris Johnson makes a joke comparing his policies to a rugby scrum, during his speech at the Conservative Party conference.

Oxford head: UK universities 'a jewel'

4 hours 7 min ago
Politicians risk throwing away "the jewel" of the UK's higher education system, warns Oxford University vice-chancellor Prof Andrew Hamilton.

Dead pilot had heart condition

4 hours 17 min ago
A heart attack appears to have caused the death of an American Airlines pilot during an overnight flight from Phoenix to Boston, his wife says.

VW changes 'will not be painless'

4 hours 24 min ago
All VW investments that are not deemed absolutely necessary are to be abandoned or delayed, says the car giant's new chief executive, Matthias Mueller.