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Andy Murray In Tears As He Accepts Home Award

Andy Murray In Tears As He Accepts Home Award

Wimbledon tennis champion Andy Murray was reduced to tears as he accepted the freedom of the city from his home town of Stirling.

Camilla's Brother Dies Of Head Injury After Fall

Camilla's Brother Dies Of Head Injury After Fall

The Duchess of Cornwall's brother Mark Shand has died after suffering a serious head injury during a fall in New York.

RAF Jet Chases Russian Planes Away From UK

RAF Jet Chases Russian Planes Away From UK

Two Russian bombers which flew close to UK airspace have been chased away by an RAF jet fighter.

Cat 'Shot Through Head With Crossbow' Dies

Cat 'Shot Through Head With Crossbow' Dies

A cat which suffered horrific injuries when it was shot between the eyes with a weapon thought to have been a crossbow has been pu…

'Agoraphobic' Travelled The World On Benefits

'Agoraphobic' Travelled The World On Benefits

A woman who received nearly £50,000 in benefits by claming she had agoraphobia was secretly travelling the world writing books.

Blair Blames Inquiry For Iraq Report Delay

Blair Blames Inquiry For Iraq Report Delay

Tony Blair has told Sky News that "the people who run the inquiry" are to blame for a delay in the publication of the Chilcot repo…

Samuel L Jackson Says Man Up Over Male Cancer

Samuel L Jackson Says Man Up Over Male Cancer

Samuel L Jackson is urging men to "get themselves checked out" as part of a new fundraising campaign to raise awareness of male ca…

Fears For 'Kidnapped' US Reporter In Ukraine

Fears For 'Kidnapped' US Reporter In Ukraine

US officials say they are "deeply concerned" following reports an American journalist has been kidnapped by pro-Russian insurgents…

Moyes Breaks Cover On Manchester United Exit

Moyes Breaks Cover On Manchester United Exit

David Moyes has spoken out on his sacking by Manchester United, saying he is "proud" to have managed the club but frustrated about…

Blair Warns Of 'Growing' Radical Islam Threat

Blair Warns Of 'Growing' Radical Islam Threat

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has said the West must work with countries like Russia and China to combat the growing threat of …

Astronauts Laugh And Joke After Swift Repair Job

Astronauts Laugh And Joke After Swift Repair Job

Two astronauts had time for a laugh and a joke after they completed essential repairs at the International Space Station (ISS) qui…

Justin Bieber Sorry After Japanese Shrine Visit

Justin Bieber Sorry After Japanese Shrine Visit

Justin Bieber has apologised after posting a photograph online of a visit to a controversial Japanese shrine which honours war cri…

Madeleine Police Probe Five New Assault Cases

Madeleine Police Probe Five New Assault Cases

British police are looking at five new cases in which young British girls were sexually abused during holiday home break-ins by an…

Divers Smashing Ferry Walls To Recover Bodies

Divers Smashing Ferry Walls To Recover Bodies

Divers have begun ripping through cabin walls of the sunken Sewol ferry off South Korea to recover the remaining bodies.

Is Boris On His Bike Back To Westminster?

Is Boris On His Bike Back To Westminster?

London Mayor Boris Johnson has insisted he is "getting on with his job" amid renewed speculation he will stand as an MP in next ye…

Missing Plane: Material Washes Ashore In Oz

Missing Plane: Material Washes Ashore In Oz

Officials searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane say material has washed ashore off the coast of Western Australia.

Kate And William Find Their Groove On The Decks

Kate And William Find Their Groove On The Decks

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have tried their hand at DJing during a visit to a youth centre in Adelaide as part of their Aus…

Stowaway Teen 'Was Trying To Get To Africa'

Stowaway Teen 'Was Trying To Get To Africa'

A teenage boy who survived five hours hidden in a plane's wheel well as the aircraft flew over the Pacific was apparently hoping t…

Snorkellers Saved By Huge SOS Scrawled In Sand

Snorkellers Saved By Huge SOS Scrawled In Sand

Five people have been rescued off Australia's Queensland coast after writing SOS in an exposed sandbar in the middle of the sea.

Twitter Campaign Backfires For New York Police

Twitter Campaign Backfires For New York Police

A request by New York Police for the public to share pictures of them posing with officers didn't go as planned after pictures of …

Dying Teen's Fundraising Page Passes £1m

Dying Teen's Fundraising Page Passes £1m

A terminally ill 19-year-old has raised £1m after his final wish went viral.

Primark Sees Profit Up 26% In Last Six Months

Primark Sees Profit Up 26% In Last Six Months

Discount fashion chain Primark has seen its half-yearly operating profit rise 26% to £298m.

Violence Falls 12% As Alcohol Prices Increase

Violence Falls 12% As Alcohol Prices Increase

An increase in alcohol prices has led to a 12% fall in violent crime in England and Wales, according to a new survey.

Mother Held As Three 'Disabled' Children Dead

Mother Held As Three 'Disabled' Children Dead

A mother has been arrested on suspicion of murdering three young children at a house in southwest London.

Man Swallowed Goldfish In NekNominate Dare

Man Swallowed Goldfish In NekNominate Dare

A 22-year-old man has become the first person to be prosecuted in the UK for the internet drinking game NekNominate after downing …

Curb Excessive Pay Or Face Action, Warns Cable

Curb Excessive Pay Or Face Action, Warns Cable

The bosses of Britain's biggest companies have been warned by Vince Cable they must do more to curb excessive pay or face "further…

Suspect Asks Court To Remove 'Murder' Tattoo

Suspect Asks Court To Remove 'Murder' Tattoo

A Kansas man who has been charged with first degree murder wants to remove a large tattoo on his neck which he claims might prejud…

Blocking Breast Cancer Drug A 'Major Blow'

Blocking Breast Cancer Drug A 'Major Blow'

Moves to block a new breast cancer drug which extends women's lives by almost six months have been described as a "major blow".

Wednesday's National Newspaper Front Pages

Wednesday's National Newspaper Front Pages

A fall in serious violent crime in the UK, the probe into the disappearance of flight MH370 and the sacking of David Moyes as Manc…

Hour-Long Battle As Angler Reels In 57st Shark

Hour-Long Battle As Angler Reels In 57st Shark

A Florida fisherman has reeled in an 805lb (365kg) mako shark along a Gulf Coast beach.

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