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Airlines halt flights to Peshawar

Thu, 2014-06-26 04:34
Qatar Airways joins Emirates and Etihad in stopping its jets flying to the Pakistani city of Peshawar after a deadly attack on an airliner.

'Drastic action' needed on Ebola

Thu, 2014-06-26 04:32
"Drastic action" is needed to contain the spread of deadly Ebola in West Africa, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Libyan human rights activist killed

Thu, 2014-06-26 04:28
Prominent Libyan human rights lawyer Salwa Bughaighis is assassinated by unknown men in her home in Benghazi.

Why the NHS must heed the lessons of Savile

Thu, 2014-06-26 04:26
Why NHS 'must learn lessons' of Savile

Is it always racist to black up your face?

Thu, 2014-06-26 04:13
Is it always racist to black up your face?

Standard Chartered warns on profits

Thu, 2014-06-26 04:06
Standard Chartered says first-half operating profits will be 20% lower than a year earlier, blaming a slump in income from its financial markets business.

'No Savile abuse at city hospital'

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:54
There is no documented evidence to back-up claims Jimmy Savile inappropriately touched a patient at Cardiff Royal Infirmary in the 1960s, a report finds.

Sensors help smartphone security

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:53
Researchers develop a smarter "kill switch" for phones that knows when your handset is in the hands of a thief.

Missing teen's mum in 'closure' plea

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:52
The mother of a teenager who has been missing since 1989, and is believed to have been murdered, says all she wants is "closure".

How much sugar do we eat?

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:52
Exactly how sweet is what you're eating?

Somali militants attack siege town

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:49
At least two international peacekeepers are killed in an Islamist militant attack on a town in central Somalia which has been under siege since March.

VIDEO: Hacker T Dog meets Andy Murray

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:48
BBC's Hacker T Dog meets defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray who is a well known dog lover.

VIDEO: Wrong on Brooks, but no apology - Watson

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:47
Tom Watson who previously claimed Rebekah Brooks knew about News International hacking, says he was wrong about her.

Caption Challenge: Shelling out

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:40
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Ghana send Boateng and Muntari home

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:38
Ghana expel Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari from their World Cup squad for alleged indiscipline.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:33
A minister reveals the scale of abuse carried out by Jimmy Savile on NHS premises.

Serial rapist 'may never be freed'

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:30
A man faces a lengthy jail term after he admits assaulting and raping four girlfriends over a 20-year period.

Man, 73, missing on holiday in Crete

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:23
A 73-year-old Denbighshire man has gone missing while on holiday on the Greek island of Crete, prompting a police investigation.

VIDEO: Iraqi PM welcomes Syrian air strikes

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:21
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki confirms to the BBC that Syria has carried out air strikes on Isis fighters on the Syria-Iraq border.

Day in pictures: 26 June 2014

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:04
24 hours of news photos: 26 June 2014

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