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Syrian rebels raid Lebanese town

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 12:34
There are scenes of chaos as Islamist rebels from Syria raid a border town in Lebanon, killing two members of the security forces and abducting others.

Israel action 'foolish' - Ashdown

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 12:32
Former Liberal Democrat leader Lord Ashdown calls Israel's attacks on Gaza "foolish" and "disproportionate" and urges peace talks.

Ex-Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith dies at 59

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 12:09
Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith has died following complications from major heart surgery at the age of 59, his company says.

Pitman painter Norman Cornish dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 10:46
The last of the "Pitman painters", known for his pictures of everyday life, dies at the age of 94.

Slenderman stab girl 'mentally unfit'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 10:03
A schoolgirl accused of trying to kill her friend to 'please' an online horror character is 'mentally unfit' for trial.

VIDEO: WW1 monument melts in hours

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 09:59
Five thousand ice sculptures have melted away after going on display to commemorate World War One.

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