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Fund manager Neil Woodford sells HSBC stake over fears of 'fine inflation'

Fund manager Neil Woodford today sold his stake in HSBC, citing concerns about "fine inflation" in the banking industry. Woodford, who quit Invesco Perpetual to ...

Ecuadoran volcano called 'Throat of Fire' in local language starts spewing ash 28,000ft into air

An Ecuadorean volcano is spewing ash five miles into the air, closely monitored by experts, after an eruption this weekend. Ash from the Tunguarahua volcano, whose ...

Al Pacino on suffering from depression: 'It can last and it's terrifying'

Al Pacino has opened up about the struggles he and others have faced when battling depression. The veteran actor said that he felt "spared" and "lucky" ...

Yves Carcelle dead: Former Louis Vuitton CEO and chairman dies, aged 66

Yves Carcelle, former chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton, died yesterday (Sunday 31 August), aged 66. The French businessman had been battling with a rare form ...

Pakistan protesters clash with police in Islamabad  

Islamabad was hit by the chaos after anti-government protesters attempted to storm the Prime Minister’s residence and pushed their way into the building of a ...

Homeless man ‘kills two New Zealand welfare workers’ after describing his benefit struggles in local paper

A homeless man in New Zealand who allegedly shot dead two welfare police officers, critically injuring a third, has been detained after a seven-hour manhunt. Only ...

British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014 winners announced

The British Wildlife Photography Awards winners have been revealed, with Lee Acaster from Suffolk taking home the top prize for his shot of a Graylag ...

Anna Kendrick on her own nude photo leak: 'It would be photos of food and other people's dogs anyway'

Anna Kendrick was not among the 100 high-profile names to have had her phone hacked, but she says that we’d all be pretty disappointed with ...

Pakistan protests turn deadly as TV station stormed by demonstrators

Pakistan's capital was plunged into further chaos after anti-government protesters pushed ever closer to the Prime Minister’s residence and stormed the offices of a state-controlled ...

Radamel Falcao to Manchester United: Loan deal agreed with Monaco for Colombian striker

Manchester United today agreed a sensational deadline day loan deal for Radamel Falcao, with the anticipated £9m outlay taking the cost of their desperate attempts ...

Radamel Falcao to Manchester United: Loan deal agreed for Colombian striker

Manchester United today agreed a sensational deadline day loan deal for Radamel Falcao, with the anticipated £9m outlay taking the cost of their desperate attempts ...

Radamel Falcao to Manchester United: Manchester United agree loan deal for striker

Manchester United today agreed a sensational deadline day loan deal for Radamel Falcao, with the anticipated £9m outlay taking the cost of their desperate attempts ...

Kate Upton nude photo leak: Model's representatives 'looking into' authenticity of naked images

Kate Upton’s spokespeople are investigating claims that naked photographs leaked of her on the internet are the genuine article. Representatives for the model said they were ...

Victoria Justice nude photo leak: 'Let me nip this in the bud right now'

Victoria Justice says that alleged naked pictures of her circulating on the internet are fake. The actress and singer took to Twitter to address the authenticity ...

Hong Kong braced for more demonstrations as pro-democracy protesters dispersed by police

Hong Kong police used pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy activists today as the Asian financial centre braces for a wave of disruptive protests against China's decision to ...

Scottish independence: David Cameron 'emotional and nervous' ahead of referendum

David Cameron is feeling “emotional and nervous" ahead of the forthcoming referendum on Scottish independence, but remains confident Scots will vote against leaving the UK. Current ...

One in five pet shop puppies fall ill with deadly virus within six months

Puppies bought from pet shops are falling ill with canine parvovirus, with one in five contracting the life-threatening disease within six months, according to new ...

New heart drug LCZ696 could reduce heart failure deaths by 20%, scientists say

A new drug believed to cause a 20 per cent reduction in heart failure deaths could present a “major advance” in treatment. The clinical trial of ...

Ebola virus: Five co-authors of latest study on outbreak died before research was published

Five co-authors of the latest study on Ebola were killed by the virus before their research was published, highlighting the huge risks undertaken by those ...

Ebola outbreak: Five co-authors of latest study killed by virus before research was published

Five co-authors of the latest study on Ebola were killed by the virus before their research was published, highlighting the huge risks undertaken by those ...

Baby dies after allegedly being left in car by parent who went to work

A 16-month-old child has died after it was forgotten by one of its parents and left in a car for several hours, a Swiss prosecutor ...

Murder probe after man is fatally stabbed on Portobello Road

A man in his Fifties has died after being stabbed on one of London’s most iconic and busy streets. The unknown victim was attacked at around ...

Drama graduate, 22, killed by train while attempting to retrieve dog from level crossing

A 22-year-old aspiring actress was tragically killed by an oncoming train after she went onto a level crossing to retrieve a dog. Yasmin Jones, a drama ...

Ukraine crisis: Military claims 'Russian tanks have destroyed virtually every house' in Novosvitlivka

Russian tanks have "destroyed virtually every house" in the town of Novosvitlivka near Luhansk, Ukraine's military has said, as the EU considers fresh sanctions against ...

George Galloway attacked: Respect MP leaves hospital after being attacked by man 'shouting about the Holocaust'

George Galloway has been released from hospital after suffering a suspected broken jaw and rib in a violent street attack. A man allegedly punched him after ...

Argentina may change its capital city from Buenos Aires, says president

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced this week she is considering a proposal from Congress to move the Argentina’s capital from Buenos Aires to Santiago ...

Sir David Mitchell dead: Former Conservative MP and minister dies aged 86

Sir David Mitchell, a former Conservative minister and the father of current MP Andrew Mitchell, has died aged 86 following a long illness. Sir David was ...

Fort Hood gunman Nidal Hasan 'writes letter to Isis' asking to become 'citizen' of Islamic State

The US military psychiatrist who was sentenced to death for the Fort Hood shooting rampage has reportedly written a letter to the leader of the ...

Fort Hood gunmen Nidal Hasan 'writes letter to Isis' asking to become 'citizen' of Islamic State

The US military psychiatrist who was sentenced to death for the Fort Hood shooting rampage has reportedly written a letter to the leader of the ...

Burnley vs Manchester United team news: Angel Di Maria starts for Louis van Gaal's

Louis van Gaal will hand Angel Di Maria his Manchester United debut at Turf Moor. LIVE: Follow all the action from Manchester United vs BurnleyThe Dutch ...

'We love you so much': Video of brother of missing Ashya King emerges

An emotional video of the brother of the seriously ill missing boy has emerged, recorded just hours after the five-year-old was first diagnosed with cancer ...

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt wedding: Actress's pro-Israel father Jon Voight was 'not invited' to the private nuptials in France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s wedding was probably one of the most eagerly anticipated high profile nuptials since those that cared about the royal wedding ...

Douglas Carswell: Nigel Farage warns more Tories could defect over Cameron's 'open-door immigration'

Nigel Farage has predicted other Tory and Labour MPs could defect to Ukip over the impact of “open-door immigration” should Douglas Carswell win the Clacton ...

MND sufferer Stephen Hawking does ice bucket challenge with a twist

So far, the ice bucket challenge has raised over £3million for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA), and now Stephen Hawking, a well-known sufferer, has ...

Stephen Hawking, MND sufferer, does ice bucket challenge with a twist

So far, the ice bucket challenge has raised over £3million for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA), and now Stephen Hawking, a well-known sufferer, has ...

Malaysia Airlines to axe 6,000 jobs in radical restructuring

Malaysia Airlines is set to slash 6,000 jobs and stop trading as a public-listed company in a major structuring in an effort to stay afloat ...

Joan Rivers hospitalised in critical condition: Melissa Rivers thanks fans for 'outpouring of support' as she gives update

Melissa Rivers, the actress daughter of caustic comedienne Joan Rivers, has thanked fans for their messages of support after her mother was hospitalised in a ...

Change he believes in: Obama's new suit choice takes more slack than his policies

Russia invades Ukraine, Isis rampages through the Middle East. President Barack Obama had a lot to comment on as his international policy of "reflection then action" ...

Ukraine crisis: Nato images show Russian soldiers, artillery and armoured vehicles in 'military operations' in eastern Ukraine

Satellite images showing Russian forces engaged in military operations inside Ukraine with tanks and sophisticated weaponry have been released by Nato. A convoy of Russian armed ...

WWE legend Jake 'The Snake' Roberts hospitalised after double pneumonia left him in a coma

Jake 'The Snake' Roberts, the veteran star of WWE, was left in a coma after he was hospitalised with double pneumonia. According to a report ...

Parents delighted as baby gives thumbs up on ultrasound

It might not be a very scientific indication of how an unborn baby is doing, but it must be quite reassuring all the same when ...

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Breaking News

Fund manager Neil Woodford sells HSBC stake over fears of 'fine inflation'

Fund manager Neil Woodford today sold his stake in HSBC, citing concerns about "fine inflation" in the banking industry. Woodford, who quit Invesco Perpetual to ...

Ecuadoran volcano called 'Throat of Fire' in local language starts spewing ash 28,000ft into air

An Ecuadorean volcano is spewing ash five miles into the air, closely monitored by experts, after an eruption this weekend. Ash from the Tunguarahua volcano, whose ...

Al Pacino on suffering from depression: 'It can last and it's terrifying'

Al Pacino has opened up about the struggles he and others have faced when battling depression. The veteran actor said that he felt "spared" and "lucky" ...

Yves Carcelle dead: Former Louis Vuitton CEO and chairman dies, aged 66

Yves Carcelle, former chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton, died yesterday (Sunday 31 August), aged 66. The French businessman had been battling with a rare form ...

Pakistan protesters clash with police in Islamabad  

Islamabad was hit by the chaos after anti-government protesters attempted to storm the Prime Minister’s residence and pushed their way into the building of a ...

Homeless man ‘kills two New Zealand welfare workers’ after describing his benefit struggles in local paper

A homeless man in New Zealand who allegedly shot dead two welfare police officers, critically injuring a third, has been detained after a seven-hour manhunt. Only ...

British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014 winners announced

The British Wildlife Photography Awards winners have been revealed, with Lee Acaster from Suffolk taking home the top prize for his shot of a Graylag ...

Anna Kendrick on her own nude photo leak: 'It would be photos of food and other people's dogs anyway'

Anna Kendrick was not among the 100 high-profile names to have had her phone hacked, but she says that we’d all be pretty disappointed with ...

Pakistan protests turn deadly as TV station stormed by demonstrators

Pakistan's capital was plunged into further chaos after anti-government protesters pushed ever closer to the Prime Minister’s residence and stormed the offices of a state-controlled ...

Radamel Falcao to Manchester United: Loan deal agreed with Monaco for Colombian striker

Manchester United today agreed a sensational deadline day loan deal for Radamel Falcao, with the anticipated £9m outlay taking the cost of their desperate attempts ...