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Laptop sales soar before university

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 19:38

The surge in sales of laptops for students getting ready to start university has become like a "mini-Christmas", say leading retailers.

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Mass escape from juvenile US prison

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 19:35

More than 30 teenagers held at a juvenile detention centre in Tennessee escape by crawling through a fence and 17 are still being sought.

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Islamic State 'kills US hostage'

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 19:31

An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.

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AUDIO: 'This should never have happened'

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 19:28

A friend of journalist Steven Sotloff, who has apparently been killed by Islamic State militants, says the UK and US need to start negotiating for hostages.

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CPS withdraws Ashya parents warrant

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 19:21

The parents of Ashya King are to face no further action and should now be reunited with their son, say prosecutors.

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VIDEO: BBC 'acted properly' over Cliff

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 19:19

A group of MPs has said that the BBC "acted properly" in their reporting of a story about a police raid on the house of singer Cliff Richard.

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Peng powers into US Open semi-finals

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 19:18

China's Peng Shuai reaches her first Grand Slam semi-final by beating Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic in straight sets.

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Monkey leaders have different brains

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 19:16

Neuroscientists discover that primate brains show consistent differences according social status

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UK seeks extra power for winter

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 19:00

National Grid is seeking additional electricity supplies for winter after unexpected plant shutdowns have raised fears of potential shortages.

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EU's Mogherini calls for Nato muscle

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 18:48

Nato must back words with actions to reassure countries bordering on Russia, the EU's new foreign affairs chief says.

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Police 'incompetence' over Sir Cliff

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 18:42

South Yorkshire Police are accused of "sheer incompetence" by MPs in the way they dealt with the BBC over a search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.

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Gamers take a stand against misogyny

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 18:35

Thousands have signed an open letter demanding change after a female video blogger received death threats.

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Glasgow woman 'promoting terrorism'

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 18:34

It is understood that a young woman from Glasgow has travelled to Syria and has been promoting terrorism back home via her Twitter account.

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Troll guilty over MP 'rape' tweets

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 18:26

A man is found guilty of bombarding a Labour MP with abusive messages on Twitter after she supported a feminist campaign.

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PSNI releases files in watchdog row

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 18:06

A high-profile dispute between Northern Ireland's police watchdog and the Police Service of Northern Ireland's Chief Constable is resolved after the PSNI hands over sensitive intelligence material about informers.

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VIDEO: Salmond on 'democratic sensation'

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 17:51

First Minister Alex Salmond says the Scottish independence referendum is a "democratic sensation".

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US 'targets al-Shabab's leader'

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 17:46

The US military carries out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, though it is unclear if he was hit.

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Justin Bieber charged with assault

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 17:41

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is charged with assault and dangerous driving after crashing his quad bike into a minivan.

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Million 'have fled Ukraine conflict'

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 17:35

The number of people who have fled the fighting in Ukraine has doubled in weeks, and the UN says more than a million have now been displaced.

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Gayet wins new French privacy case

Tue, 02/09/2014 - 17:32

Actress Julie Gayet, linked to President Hollande, wins a privacy case against a photographer who snapped her in her car, which French law deems private space.

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