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Jamaican Marlon James wins Booker Prize

3 min 44 sec ago
Jamaican author Marlon James wins the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings - inspired by the attempted assassination of Bob Marley.

BBC journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts dies

16 min 26 sec ago
BBC journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, who was suffering from leukaemia, has died, her husband says.

Missing family 'went to Turkey'

42 min 57 sec ago
A missing Bradford couple and their five children may have travelled to Turkey, police say.

Briton Robson to miss rest of 2015

2 hours 21 min ago
Former British number one Laura Robson will not play again this year as she continues her recovery from injury.

Payne & Tancock gain funding boost

3 hours 8 min ago
Former world champions Keri-Anne Payne and Liam Tancock are restored to full podium funding by British Swimming.

Clinton gears up for Democratic debate

3 hours 29 min ago
Hillary Clinton is preparing for the first Democratic presidential debate, seeking to mix her firm grasp of policy with a more personal touch.

Brittan questioned before Watson letter

3 hours 35 min ago
A letter by Labour MP Tom Watson demanding Lord Brittan be interviewed about a rape allegation was only passed to police after he was questioned, prosecutors say.

VIDEO: Lightbulb floats and spins in mid-air

3 hours 38 min ago
A crowdfunded project creates a lightbulb that floats and spins in mid-air - the trade-off is that the effect requires extra power.

By using the phrase 'Modi Toadies', writer Salman Rushdie prompts an online storm

3 hours 48 min ago
How Salman Rushdie's words prompted an online storm

Labour AM sacked after M4 criticism

3 hours 54 min ago
A Labour AM who criticised the Welsh government spending nearly £20m on planning for an M4 relief road is sacked as a committee chair by the first minister.

Poorest farmers 'need helping hand'

4 hours 7 min ago
Society must offer the world's poorest farmers a helping hand in order to break the cycle of poverty, a key United Nations report concludes.

Jennifer Lawrence pens sexism essay

4 hours 13 min ago
Jennifer Lawrence expresses her anger at getting paid less than her male co-stars and her experience of sexism in Hollywood in an essay.

Wolf hunters deployed to French Alps

4 hours 15 min ago
A team of wolf-hunters is operating in a region of the French Alps to kill wolves that are seen as a threat to livestock.

Khan may turn from Pacquiao to Brook

4 hours 33 min ago
Amir Khan raises the prospect of an all-British fight against Kell Brook, as his hopes of a match with legendary fighter Manny Pacquiao diminish.

Twitter lays off hundreds of staff

4 hours 39 min ago
Twitter says it is cutting 336 jobs, roughly 8%, of its global workforce, as part of a restructuring of the business.

VIDEO: A dress to remember

4 hours 45 min ago
A dress created from 3000 poppies has been made for the 2015 Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

US 'drunk driver' live streams ride

4 hours 58 min ago
A Florida woman is arrested after she filmed herself driving drunk and broadcast it live on the internet.

NHS agency staff cap 'to save £1bn'

5 hours 24 min ago
Ministers have set out details of how they aim to save £1bn on agency staff costs to the NHS over the next three years.

VIDEO: Playboy goes non-nude

5 hours 39 min ago
Playboy magazine is to stop publishing images of naked women as part of its redesign from next year.

VIDEO: Bethlehem clashes on day of unrest

5 hours 56 min ago
Yolande Knell reports from the streets of Bethlehem in the West Bank, on a day of unrest in northern Israel.