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Airlines halt flights into Israel

8 hours 40 min ago
US and European airlines suspend flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport after Israeli police confirmed that a rocket landed one mile away.

VIDEO: Litvinenko death inquiry announced

8 hours 55 min ago
The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London.

VIDEO: Relatives mourn Israeli soldier deaths

9 hours 5 min ago
Relatives of soldiers killed in Israel in the on-going fighting with Palestinians have spoken to the BBC as the UN secretary-general calls for an end to the conflict.

Celtic 4-0 KR Reykjavik (agg 5-0)

9 hours 7 min ago
Virgil van Dijk and Teemu Pukki both hit doubles as Celtic outclass KR Reykjavik at Murrayfield in the Champions League.

VIDEO: When Britain ruled India

9 hours 19 min ago
Anne Wright grew up during the dying days of British rule in India

VIDEO: Concordia to be towed to Genoa

9 hours 29 min ago
The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia will be towed to its home port Genoa, where it will then be scrapped.

UK experts to retrieve MH17 data

9 hours 38 min ago
British air accident investigators will retrieve data from the black boxes of crashed flight MH17, says Prime Minister David Cameron.

US courts conflict on Obamacare law

9 hours 43 min ago
Two US appeals courts give conflicting rulings regarding a federal regulation implementing key subsidies of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

Fire tackled at Science Centre tower

9 hours 44 min ago
Fire fighters are called to the Glasgow Science Centre tower, days after it opened following years of technical problems.

Selfie 'sexters' in child sex warning

9 hours 53 min ago
Young couples who send explicit pictures of each other are threatened with prosecution under child sex laws.

Boxer Evans out of Glasgow Games

10 hours 22 min ago
Gold medal hope Fred Evans is out of Glasgow 2014 as Team Wales suffer yet another major setback in the build-up.

Non-stop Argentina debt talks demand

10 hours 23 min ago
A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet "continuously" to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month.

Video teasing North Korean leader goes viral

10 hours 48 min ago
Millions watch video poking fun at Kim Jong-un

VIDEO: World's media prepare for Glasgow 2014

11 hours 11 min ago
Media organisations from across the world are converged on Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games.

Call to end FGM 'in this generation'

11 hours 28 min ago
David Cameron has said female genital mutilation (FGM) and childhood forced marriage should be stopped worldwide "within this generation".

Mass eviction of Venezuela squatters

11 hours 38 min ago
Venezuelan soldiers remove hundreds of families from a notorious 45-storey Caracas skyscraper that dominates the city skyline.

VIDEO: 'Miracle' survivor of Gaza blast

11 hours 49 min ago
UN officials say more than 100,000 people have been forced to take shelter in UN buildings in Gaza because of the violence - double the number of the Gaza conflict five years ago.

Nigerian leader vows to free girls

11 hours 52 min ago
Nigeria's president tells parents of the girls abducted by militant Islamists that the government is doing everything to secure their release.

VIDEO: 'Disturbing' Trojan inquiry findings

11 hours 54 min ago
An "aggressive Islamist agenda" was being pursued in some of the so-called Trojan horse schools in Birmingham, says a report commissioned by the Department for Education.

Road death pair 'made 999 request'

12 hours 2 min ago
A man and a woman killed on a Norfolk dual carriageway asked for police to be called shortly before their deaths, detectives reveal.
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