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George tipped for marathon debut

Little Prince George may be being eyed up to run the London Marathon one day, so that his parents and uncle do not have to do it, Prince Harry joked today.

Search called off for ashes man

A search and rescue helicopter was scrambled in an effort to find the missing man

The coastguard has called off the search for a man who is missing at sea after he was caught by a large wave as he reportedly spread his sister's ashes.

Murray crushed after final defeat

Andy Murray is engaged in a tough battle with Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final (AP)

Andy Murray's dreams of winning the Australian Open were left crushed as he fell at the final hurdle once again to world number one Novak Djokovic.

Sunny January, but cold continues

Sunshine in England and Wales last month averaged 75 hours

Freezing temperatures are expected to carry over into this week as a hangover from a dry January that was the sunniest in more than 10 years.

Particle may explain matter mystery

The Large Hadron Collider at Cern has been involved in the investigation of dark matter

A completely new type of fundamental particle may explain the mystery of "dark matter", the missing material that makes up more than 80% of the universe's mass, according to British scientists.

PM condemns 'despicable' IS murder

The figure known as Jihadi John appears in the video apparently showing the beheading of Kenji Goto

Prime Minister David Cameron has said Britain "stands united with Japan" after the Islamic State (IS) group released a video appearing to show the beheading of hostage Kenji Goto.

Robbins 'doing well' after collapse

Ted Robbins collapsed during the stage show of Phoenix Nights

Comic actor Ted Robbins is "doing well" in hospital and will be "fit and healthy soon" following his collapse on stage during a live show, his wife said.