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Gun salutes mark Queen's birthday
Members of the public watch as the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery fire a 41 Gun Royal Salute performed in honour of the Queen's 88th birthday, in The Green Park, London.

Gun salutes mark Queen's birthday

Traditional gun salutes will mark the Queen's 88th birthday today.

World news

Actions of ferry crew 'murderous'

Actions of ferry crew 'murderous'

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has said the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous acts" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.

Sport news

Maguire suffers another early exit

Maguire suffers another early exit

Stephen Maguire tumbled out of the Dafabet World Championship in an all-too-familiar heartbreaking fashion as Welsh qualifier Ryan Day claimed the Scot's scalp on Sunday.

Business news

Crackdown on 'dodgy directors'

Crackdown on 'dodgy directors'

The Government is set to bring forward proposals aiming to implement more restrictions and punishments for s o-called "dodgy directors".

Technology news

Whedon releases film as download

Whedon releases film as download

Avengers director Joss Whedon is releasing a film he wrote as a 5 dollar digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution.

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Final farewell for Peaches Geldof

Final farewell for Peaches Geldof

A host of celebrity mourners have gathered at the funeral of Peaches Geldof to say a last farewell to the tragic television presenter and model.

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