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Northampton 34-6 Ospreys

2 hours 12 min ago
Four tries from Wales wing George North see Northampton end Ospreys' unbeaten start to the season with a big Champions Cup win.

Lamont quits after role 'questioned'

2 hours 37 min ago
Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont resigns saying senior party members had "questioned" her role amid the "serious challenges" faced by Labour in Scotland.

IS forces 'pushed back' in Iraq

2 hours 58 min ago
Kurdish and Iraqi forces say they have gained ground from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and near Baghdad, amid intense US-led air strikes.

Gallagher: Beady Eye have split up

4 hours 8 min ago
Liam Gallagher tweets that his band Beady Eye are no more.

Protesters scuffle at N Korea border

4 hours 13 min ago
Scuffles break out as South Korean residents try to prevent activists sending balloons into the North carrying anti-government leaflets.

Liverpool 0-0 Hull City

4 hours 17 min ago
Liverpool fail to break down a resolute Hull City side as Reds striker Mario Balotelli suffers another frustrating day.

Russian clocks go back for last time

4 hours 33 min ago
After experimenting with permanent summer hours, Russia is adopting permanent winter hours due to fewer hours of daylight in the north.

Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71

4 hours 54 min ago
Scottish musician Jack Bruce, the bassist and singer with 1960s supergroup Cream, dies aged 71, his publicist confirms.

Murray earns vital win over Ferrer

4 hours 55 min ago
Andy Murray reaches the Valencia final and takes a huge step towards qualifying for the ATP Finals with victory over David Ferrer.

US urges probe into West Bank death

5 hours 14 min ago
The US urges an investigation after an Palestinian-American teenager is shot dead by Israeli soldiers near Ramallah in the West Bank.

Weather warning over heavy rain

5 hours 47 min ago
An amber weather warning is issued for the west Highlands and the Western Isles for Sunday and Monday.

West Ham United 2-1 Manchester City

5 hours 52 min ago
Manchester City's title ambitions suffer a setback as Diafra Sakho scores to help earn West Ham earn a 2-1 victory.

Police hunt missing sex offender

5 hours 56 min ago
Police are searching for a convicted sex offender who has breached the conditions of her release from prison.

Ulster 13-23 Toulon

6 hours 5 min ago
Ulster's hopes of making the European Champions Cup knockout stages are hanging by a thread as Toulon win in Belfast.

Mulaudzi killed in a car crash

6 hours 10 min ago
Former Olympic 800m silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi is killed in a road traffic accident in his native South Africa.

Mass protest over Italy job reforms

6 hours 13 min ago
A mass protest is held in the Italian capital, Rome, against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans for labour market reform.

VIDEO: Gun battles on streets of Lebanon

6 hours 29 min ago
Lebanese army forces and Sunni Islamist militants, thought to be linked to Islamic State, have been involved in intense fighting in the country's second city, Tripoli.

Tindall settles with Sunday Express

6 hours 34 min ago
The former England rugby player Mike Tindall agrees a settlement with Express Newspapers over the reporting of a story about his marriage to Zara Phillips.

Antelopes win best wildlife photo

6 hours 42 min ago
A picture of stampeding antelopes captured on the plains of South Africa’s Kariega Game Reserve wins the overall best European Wildlife photograph.

Younus sets Pakistan century record

6 hours 50 min ago
Younus Khan becomes Pakistan's highest Test century maker as they set Australia 438 to win the first Test in Dubai.

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