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Europe's banks - prosecuted or persecuted?

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-06-30 16:58
Is the US unfairly penalising European banks?

Argentina set to miss bond payment

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-06-30 16:12
Argentina is expected to miss a bond interest payment on Monday that will risk sending the country into default.

Rolf Harris guilty of sex assaults

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-06-30 15:14
Entertainer Rolf Harris is found guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault on four girls between 1968 and 1986.

US court curbs birth control mandate

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-06-30 14:44
The US Supreme Court rules a company can claim a religious exemption to a legal requirement that employers pay for their workers' contraception.

Beyonce tops celebrity power list

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-06-30 12:43
Pop star Beyonce tops the Forbes celebrity power list for the first time since her debut appearance on the list in 2004.

The Who announce 'long goodbye'

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-06-30 12:18
The Who announce they are planning to record some new songs ahead of a 50th anniversary UK tour.

Liberia warning on Ebola patients

HEALTH - Mon, 2014-06-30 12:06
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says anyone caught hiding suspected Ebola patients will be prosecuted, as it tries to contain an outbreak.

GM will not cap fund for victims

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-06-30 11:40
US car giant General Motors says it will not limit the amount of money it will pay to those injured as a result of faulty ignition switches in its vehicles.

VIDEO: Jagger skit for Monty Python show

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-06-30 11:38
Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger joins band mate Charlie Watts in a self-mocking skit to promote the forthcoming Monty Python revival show at London's O2 Arena

Japan to get its first Legoland

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-06-30 11:29
A new Legoland park will open in Nagoya, Japan, with doors opening to the public in 2017, operator Merlin Entertainment announces.

Jagger helps launch Python gigs

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-06-30 11:11
Sir Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones film a sketch to help promote the Monty Python team's reunion shows at London's O2 Arena.

Hacking retrial over corrupt payments

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-06-30 10:41
Former NoW journalists Andy Coulson and Clive Goodman are to face a retrial on a charge they bought royal telephone directories from police officers.

VIDEO: Glastonbury couple: 'For wetter for drier'

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-06-30 09:19
A massive clear-up operation has begun at the Glastonbury Festival site in Somerset, and for one couple the event will be memorable for more than just the music

Deal boosts Cumbria nuclear plans

SCIENCE & NATURE - Mon, 2014-06-30 09:01
Plans to build Europe's largest new nuclear project in Cumbria take a step forward after Toshiba and GDF Suez sign a deal to develop the site.

Deal boosts Cumbria nuclear plans

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-06-30 09:01
Plans to build Europe's largest new nuclear project in Cumbria take a step forward after Toshiba and GDF Suez sign a deal to develop the site.

Warming threat to emperor penguins

SCIENCE & NATURE - Mon, 2014-06-30 07:51
Climate change is likely to cut Antarctica's 600,000-strong emperor penguin population by at least a fifth by 2100, a study suggests.

Eurozone inflation remains at 0.5%

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-06-30 07:04
The rate of consumer price inflation across the countries that use the euro remained at 0.5% in June, still well below the European Central Bank's target.

US banking justice - Ben Lawsky style

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-06-30 06:42
America's Wall Street sheriff is targeting European banks

In pictures: Glastonbury festival

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-06-30 06:02
Revellers still revelling as Glastonbury draws to a close