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Iraq recaptures Mosul dam - Obama

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:44
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Iraqi troops have recaptured Mosul dam from the Islamic State militant group, US President Barack Obama says.

VIDEO: PM: 'Age ratings for online videos'

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:37
Online music videos could soon be given cinema-style age ratings, in a move to protect children from inappropriate content, David Cameron has said.

Burnley 1-3 Chelsea

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:33
Diego Costa scores on his Chelsea debut as the title favourites outclass newly-promoted Burnley at Turf Moor.

We want to fight with best - Wenger

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:32
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says that the prestige of the Champions League is more important than its financial riches.

'Trafficking victims' rescued in NI

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:16
Twenty potential victims of human trafficking have been rescued in the past week in County Armagh, police say.

VIDEO: Russian cosmonauts go on spacewalk

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:01
Two Russian cosmonauts set off on a spacewalk from the International Space Station (ISS) to launch a nano-satellite.

VIDEO: The debate over competition in the NHS

Mon, 2014-08-18 12:40
Recent large contracts are fuelling the debate over competition for services within the NHS.

Newry no confidence vote defeated

Mon, 2014-08-18 12:35
A motion of no confidence in the Sinn Féin mayor of Newry and Mourne District Council is defeated.

UKIP MEP uses 'outrageous' term

Mon, 2014-08-18 12:22
Comments made by a UKIP MEP about a Thai constituent are described as offensive, rude and outrageous by the woman's husband.

Ship death Afghans in asylum plea

Mon, 2014-08-18 12:18
A group of people from Afghanistan rescued from a shipping container in Essex are seeking asylum in the UK, the Home Office confirms.

VIDEO: Birthday girl an 'unintended target'

Mon, 2014-08-18 11:37
Sabrina Moss became the unintended victim of a battle between drug gangs when she was shot dead on her birthday.

Iceland raises volcano alert level

Mon, 2014-08-18 11:06
The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, as well as the risk level to the aviation industry, meteorologists say.

Elephant deaths reach tipping point

Mon, 2014-08-18 11:01
Africa's elephants have reached a tipping point, where more are being killed each year by poachers than are being born, a study suggests.

Break-in at Canada party leader home

Mon, 2014-08-18 10:54
Canadian police investigate a break-in at the home of Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau, as he considers requesting a security detail.

Khan's MPs to quit Pakistan seats

Mon, 2014-08-18 10:35
The Pakistan opposition party led by Imran Khan says it is to resign all its seats in parliament in a bid to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

VIDEO: Abseilers clean Big Ben's clock face

Mon, 2014-08-18 10:32
The clock face of the Elizabeth Tower, which houses the famous Big Ben bell, is being cleaned, with the hands frozen at 12 o'clock.

PM defends 'clear' Iraq strategy

Mon, 2014-08-18 10:02
Prime Minister David Cameron insists the government's position on Iraq is "clear" and says the UK will not deploy "boots on the ground".

Norway's Statoil in Russian deal

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:57
Norway's Statoil partners with Russian state energy giant Rosneft to search for oil in the Arctic, despite Western sanctions against Moscow.

MP wants answers on Sir Cliff search

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:49
South Yorkshire Police and the BBC are asked to explain to a committee of MPs how the broadcaster knew in advance Sir Cliff Richard's home was to be searched.

'Refugee convoy hit' in east Ukraine

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:31
Many people died when rockets and mortars hit vehicles moving refugees from the Luhansk area of eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military says.
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