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VIDEO: Sad lament of Syrian child brides

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:45
There has been a sharp increase in the number of girls under 18, who have fled the conflict in Syria, being forced into early marriages, the United Nations has told the BBC.

VIDEO: Arrest over shipping container death

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:38
A man has been arrested in Northern Ireland over the death of an immigrant who was found in a container at Tilbury Docks on Saturday.

Street battles rage in east Ukraine

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:37
Clashes are reported in the centre of the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk as government forces try to close in on rebel strongholds.

VIDEO: Biker guilty of 'dangerous' ride

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:07
A biker who filmed himself nearly crashing into a car head-on at high speed is found guilty of dangerous driving.

GB's basketballers live on '£15 a day'

Tue, 2014-08-19 14:06
GB forward Kieron Achara and his team-mates are existing on "£15 a day" as they try to reach the European Championships.

'No crime' rape inquiries reopened

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:50
A number of rape claims are to be re-examined by Northumbria Police over fears they were incorrectly recorded as a "no crime".

VIDEO: Iraq refugees in 'windswept dustbowl'

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:45
The United Nations is mounting a major aid operation to try and help more than half a million people who have fled for their lives from extremist Islamic State (IS) fighters in northern Iraq.

Lib Dems lift Lord Rennard suspension

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:42
Former Liberal Democrat chief executive Lord Rennard has the suspension of his party membership lifted after disciplinary proceedings against him are dropped.

VIDEO: Tension after second Missouri killing

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:39
The police killing of a second black St Louis-area man in 11 days has threatened to further enflame tensions.

Internet-hit near miss biker guilty

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:33
A biker who uploaded a film of a high speed ride in which he almost hit a car head-on is found guilty of dangerous driving.

Besiktas 0-0 Arsenal

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:15
Aaron Ramsey is sent off as Arsenal fight out a goalless draw with Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League play-off tie.

UN launches northern Iraq aid push

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:09
The UN launches an operation to reach more than 500,000 people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq is launched by the UN refugee agency UNHCR.

Workman dies in fall from fire pier

Tue, 2014-08-19 13:08
A man working on the fire-damaged Eastbourne Pier dies after suffering head injuries in a fall on to the beach, the ambulance service says.

VIDEO: Bradford rebuilds 2CV French classic

Tue, 2014-08-19 12:53
A Bradford company which revamps old Citroen 2CVs says more of the cars are being sold to France.

Euro golds for Peacock & Cockroft

Tue, 2014-08-19 12:43
Paralympic champions Jonnie Peacock and Hannah Cockroft claim gold as GB win 15 medals at the European Championships.

Police question Galloway over speech

Tue, 2014-08-19 12:24
MP George Galloway was interviewed by police after saying Bradford had been "declared an Israel-free zone", the BBC understands

Celtic rallied after reprieve - Deila

Tue, 2014-08-19 11:52
Manager Ronny Deila believes Celtic have learned from mistakes ahead of their Champions League play-off with Maribor.

VIDEO: Partition of India: My memories

Tue, 2014-08-19 11:46
Memories of the birth of Pakistan

Former Microsoft boss leaves firm

Tue, 2014-08-19 11:29
Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer announces he is stepping down from the board with immediate effect.

Pakistan rally marches on parliament

Tue, 2014-08-19 11:16
Anti-government demonstrators in Pakistan advance towards parliament, using wire-cutters and cranes to breach a designated secure "red zone".

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