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RBS 'wanted critic's mortgage back'

1 hour 20 min ago
A businessman who wrote a government report that criticised RBS has been told he can no longer remain a customer of the bank, Panorama learns.
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US defence secretary to step down

1 hour 20 min ago
Chuck Hagel has resigned as US defence secretary after less than two years in the post, following a series of meetings with President Barack Obama.
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Aviva shares hit by merger talks

1 hour 27 min ago
Aviva's shares fall following Friday's announcement that it is in talks about a possible £5.6bn merger with smaller rival Friends Life.
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Iran nuclear talks deadline extended

1 hour 36 min ago
The deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran is extended to the end of June after talks in Vienna failed to reach a comprehensive agreement.
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BT in talks to buy O2 from Telefonica

1 hour 39 min ago
Telecoms giant BT is in talks with Telefonica about buying the O2 mobile network in the UK from the Spanish firm.
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US death sparks replica gun law call

1 hour 43 min ago
The fatal shooting by US police of a 12-year-old boy brandishing a replica gun in a playground prompts calls for the guns to be more clearly marked.
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Dog follows team on 430-mile trek

1 hour 44 min ago
After feeding him a meatball, a stray dog follows an extreme trekking team for more than 400 miles around Ecuador.
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'Abuse risk' for 132 city children

1 hour 47 min ago
At least 132 Birmingham children are suffering or are vulnerable to child sexual exploitation, a report shows.
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Portuguese ex-PM back in court

2 hours 5 min ago
Jose Socrates, Portugal's prime minister between 2005 and 2011, is questioned again by a judge on suspicion of corruption and money laundering.
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Women not equal to men, says Erdogan

2 hours 17 min ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says women cannot be treated as equal to men, and accuses feminists of rejecting motherhood.
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Morocco hit by deadly flash floods

2 hours 36 min ago
Flooding in southern Morocco kills 32 people and destroys homes after heavy weekend rainfall, officials say.
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Petrofac shares hit by profit warning

2 hours 53 min ago
Shares in Petrofac fall by more than a quarter after the oil and gas services group issues a profits warning.
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Ukraine 'will hold Nato referendum'

2 hours 55 min ago
Ukraine's president says he intends to hold a referendum on joining Nato, in a move likely to anger Russia.
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Ferrari replace team boss Mattiacci

3 hours 21 min ago
Ferrari sack team principal Marco Mattiacci after seven months in the role with Maurizio Arrivabene succeeding him.
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Sting to join Broadway musical

3 hours 23 min ago
Sting is to join the cast of his Broadway musical The Last Ship next month in a bid to help boost ticket sales.
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Swiss museum to accept 'Nazi art'

3 hours 28 min ago
Switzerland's Bern Art Museum says it will accept hundreds of works of art bequeathed by German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt.
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VIDEO: Israel: 'Don't give Iran atomic bombs'

4 hours 19 min ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells the BBC's Kevin Connolly that the only acceptable deal for Israel would be the dismantling of Iran's nuclear capabilities.
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'Time is right' for new terror powers

4 hours 27 min ago
The police and security services should get new powers to defend the UK from a terror threat "perhaps greater than it has ever been", the home secretary says.
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Residents riled by smelly nuts

4 hours 38 min ago
Autumnal spectacle is soured by 'vomit' stench of fallen fruit.
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VIDEO: US police kill boy carrying fake gun

4 hours 41 min ago
A 12-year-old boy has been shot dead by police in the US city of Cleveland, after brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun in a playground.
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