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1 March 2015 Last updated at 05:08 The East Coast rail route between London and Scotland has returned to private hands after more than five years in the public sector. Services on the line have been operated by a Department … Continue reading
1 March 2015 Last updated at 04:44 Election candidates are “riding for a fall” if they do not state whether they plan to have a second job if elected to Parliament, an adviser to the PM says. Lord Bew told … Continue reading
England slipped to a third crushing defeat in four World Cup games as Sri Lanka comfortably chased 310 to win by nine wickets in Wellington. Lahiru Thirimanne hit an unbeaten 139 and Kumar Sangakkara 117 not out to seal victory … Continue reading
1 March 2015 Last updated at 03:39 The man identified as extremist “Jihadi John” said he felt like a “dead man walking” after being contacted by UK security services, a newspaper reports. Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti-born British man from west … Continue reading
Abdullah Ocalan, the jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), has called on his followers to lay down their arms, as part of a peace process to end a 30-year insurgency, according to Turkey’s main Kurdish party. Ocalan’s message was shared with … Continue reading
Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, plans to limit the US diplomatic presence in Venezuela and require American tourists to obtain visas, amid growing tensions between the two countries. Maduro said the measures, announced on Saturday, aimed to “control” US meddling in … Continue reading
Opposition supporters will march through Moscow in memory of Boris Nemtsov, the Kremlin critic whose murder has increased concern about Russia’s future among opponents of President Vladimir Putin. Thousands of people laid flowers and lit candles on Saturday on a … Continue reading
Protests have broken out in the Gaza Strip against an Egyptian court’s decision to declare Hamas a “terrorist” organisation, just weeks after the Palestinian group’s armed wing was given the same designation. A judicial source told AFP news agency that … Continue reading
1 March 2015 Last updated at 04:06 Victor Barnard is expected to be extradited to the US, where he faces 59 counts of sexual abuse Police in Brazil have arrested an American man suspected of sexually assaulting young women while … Continue reading
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