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FM: Independence 'closer than ever'

1 hour 3 min ago
Independence is "closer than it's ever been" claims First Minister Alex Salmond, as an opinion poll suggests gains for the Yes campaign.

Officials begin arriving for Nato

1 hour 6 min ago
Officials from around the world start arriving in Wales later for the Nato summit which starts in Newport on Thursday.

MPs quiz police chief over Sir Cliff

1 hour 7 min ago
The chief constable of South Yorkshire says the BBC put his force in "a very difficult position" over a planned search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.

CPS withdraws Ashya parents warrant

1 hour 11 min ago
The parents of Ashya King are to face no further action and should now be reunited with their son, say prosecutors.

Cleverley joins Aston Villa on loan

1 hour 25 min ago
Aston Villa get Premier League approval to sign Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley on a season-long loan.

Ebola 'threatens W Africa harvests'

1 hour 26 min ago
The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.

Abuse case council faces inspection

1 hour 35 min ago
The government is considering conducting an inspection of Rotherham Council in the wake of the child abuse scandal in the town, Home Secretary Theresa May says.

Terror suspects held in Saudi Arabia

1 hour 56 min ago
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country.

Mass escape from juvenile US prison

2 hours 16 min ago
More than 30 teenagers held at a juvenile detention centre in Tennessee escape by crawling through a fence and 17 are still being sought.

Glasgow woman 'promoting terrorism'

2 hours 59 min ago
It is understood that a young woman from Glasgow has travelled to Syria and has been promoting terrorism back home via her Twitter account.

Africa's farmers face failed seasons

3 hours 22 min ago
African farmers face 'failed seasons' risk as a result of being overwhelmed by climate change, warns a status report on the continent's agriculture.

'Bullied' teen will not walk again

3 hours 38 min ago
A vulnerable teenager is told he will never walk again after he fell from a bridge trying to escape bullies.

How to protect yourself in the cloud

3 hours 43 min ago
After celebrity leaks, what can you do to safeguard your photos?

VIDEO: Locals divided on Heathrow expansion

4 hours ago
Residents from the areas close to Heathrow airport have mixed views on the possibility of further expansion.

Gallacher gets Ryder Cup wildcard

4 hours 3 min ago
Europe captain Paul McGinley selects Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood as his wildcard selections for the Ryder Cup.

Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?

4 hours 7 min ago
The US ambassador to London is fed up of being served the dish. Do Britons have an exceptional taste for it?

VIDEO: Beckham sad to see Welbeck leave

4 hours 8 min ago
Former Manchester United and England midfielder David Beckham says he is sad to see Danny Welbeck leave the club.

VIDEO: 'A complete dereliction of duty'

4 hours 10 min ago
Rotherham council, police and other agencies failed to protect vulnerable children, the Home Secretary says.

Wiggins in Tour of Britain defence

4 hours 31 min ago
Sir Bradley Wiggins is aiming to become the first man to win successive titles since the Tour of Britain returned in 2004.

Day in pictures: 2 September 2014

4 hours 37 min ago
News images from around the world: 2 September