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Updated: 35 min 34 sec ago

VIDEO: Maud, 90, on how life can be lonely

39 min 2 sec ago

Maud, 90, speaks to the BBC about her feelings of isolation.

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Cameron in warning to Calais migrants

39 min 8 sec ago

Britain will not become a "safe haven" for migrants in Calais, David Cameron warns, after hundreds continued attempts to reach the UK overnight.

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MH370: Caution urged on debris find

42 min 33 sec ago

Malaysia says it would be "premature" to speculate whether debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion comes from the missing flight MH370.

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Farage to No campaigners: Stop moaning

43 min 9 sec ago

UKIP leader Nigel Farage says it is time for No campaigners to "stop moaning, stop bitching and get of their backsides and help us win this referendum".

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Tunisia and Greece hit Thomas Cook

43 min 14 sec ago

Travel firm Thomas Cook says its profits will be hit by the impact of last month's attack on a tourist beach on Tunisia and worries over events in Greece.

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Sony's net profit more than triples

46 min 22 sec ago

Japanese tech giant Sony sees its net profit more than triple in the April-to-June quarter, helped by strong sales of its PlayStation 4 games.

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Ai Weiwei denied six-month UK visa

50 min 18 sec ago

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is refused a six-month visa by the British government amid claims he lied on his visa application form.

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In pictures: Bamiyan Valley in Afghanistan

51 min 5 sec ago

Simon Norfolk's landscapes of Afghanistan

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British Gas owner cuts 6,000 jobs

53 min 42 sec ago

Centrica, the owner of British Gas, says it is cutting 6,000 jobs, as it reports a doubling of profits at the British Gas business.

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Chung wants to be Fifa president

57 min 23 sec ago

The major shareholder of South Korean industrial giant Hyundai wants to replace Sepp Blatter as Fifa president.

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Myanmar frees almost 7,000 prisoners

58 min 9 sec ago

Myanmar releases 6,966 prisoners, including 210 foreigners, ahead of polls in November - but it is not clear if political prisoners are among those freed.

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VIDEO: Night patrols to deter Calais migrants

1 hour 5 min ago

Security forces in Calais have been working to prevent a third successive night of mass incursions into the Channel Tunnel by migrants trying to reach Britain.

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Firefighters at caravan park blaze

1 hour 9 min ago

Firefighters are tackling a large fire at a caravan park in Ceredigion.

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Royal Dutch Shell to cut 6,500 jobs

1 hour 20 min ago

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell says it is to shed 6,500 jobs as part of cost cutting plans.

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VIDEO: Leap into the dark: Perils of 'tombstoning'

1 hour 35 min ago

There are fresh warnings about the dangers of so-called "tombstoning" - an activity which involves jumping off cliffs, piers, or harbour walls into water for fun.

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RBS reports 27% quarterly profit rise

1 hour 41 min ago

Royal Bank of Scotland reports a 27% increase in second-quarter profit after booking more mortgage business.

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Further searches for missing man

2 hours 1 min ago

Searching is set to continue into a fourth day for a man who went missing after the Dornoch Show last weekend.

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De Gea saga unfavourable - Van Gaal

2 hours 2 min ago

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says goalkeeper David De Gea's link to Real Madrid has caused a problem.

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Deadly landslides hit Nepal villages

2 hours 11 min ago

At least 16 people are killed after torrential rain triggers landslides in western Nepal, with fears the toll could rise.

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Samsung suffers 8% profit drop

2 hours 22 min ago

Electronics giant Samsung sees its net profit drop by 8% for the second quarter of the year.

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