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US planes drop aid to Iraq's Amerli

Sat, 2014-08-30 18:09
US planes have made air drops and carried out strikes against Islamic State positions around the besieged northern Iraqi town of Amerli.

Cameron welcomes EU chief's pledge

Sat, 2014-08-30 17:41
David Cameron welcomes a commitment by Donald Tusk, the new president of the European Council, to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.

Pakistan protesters in police clash

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:57
More than 250 are injured as police in Islamabad fire tear gas at protesters marching on the residence of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:29
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Belgian refugees build UK family

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:15
Tracing the story of one family of WW1 refugees

Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?

Sat, 2014-08-30 16:09
Labs in race to find bionic solution for Type 1 Diabetes

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:54
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:40
But Orwell was a literary mediocrity, says Will Self

Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:36
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

Sunbed study highlights cancer risk

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:28
Sunbed users are still at risk of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, according to a new study by Dundee University.

Experts argue for drink price plan

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:22
Health professionals say they are stepping up efforts to see alcohol minimum pricing in place in Scotland, with a seminar being held in Brussels.

Murray in good shape to face Tsonga

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:22
Andy Murray believes his physical problems are behind him as he heads into the second week of the US Open.

Murray into US Open fourth round

Sat, 2014-08-30 14:19
Andy Murray sees off Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov in four sets to reach the last 16 of the US Open in New York.

Kvitova beaten by qualifier Krunic

Sat, 2014-08-30 13:49
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova becomes the latest shock exit at the US Open, losing to qualifier Aleksandra Krunic.

Costa must learn respect - Martinez

Sat, 2014-08-30 13:45
Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea's Diego Costa must learn the "ethics" of British football after the Toffees' 6-3 defeat.

Roma 2-0 Fiorentina

Sat, 2014-08-30 13:36
Ashley Cole makes his Roma debut as they begin the new Serie A season with a hard-fought win against Fiorentina.

First openly gay NFL player dropped

Sat, 2014-08-30 13:03
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams.

Visa delay hits Rojo's Man Utd debut

Sat, 2014-08-30 12:25
Marcos Rojo's Manchester United debut is being held up by a four-year-old claim he rowed with a neighbour in Argentina.

El Salvador gangs re-launch truce

Sat, 2014-08-30 11:45
Leaders of five of El Salvador's powerful gangs say they will stop attacking police and military in a bid to re-launch a gang truce agreed two years ago.

US TV host found murdered at home

Sat, 2014-08-30 11:14
A US television host and former Suffolk dance school teacher was shot dead by his son-in-law at his home in Louisiana, local police say.
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