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EU condemns 'atrocities' in Iraq

Fri, 2014-08-15 08:30
EU foreign ministers condemn "atrocities and abuses" against religious minorities in Iraq, with Germany warning it cannot stand by and watch "slaughter".

Murder victim's sister's in plea

Fri, 2014-08-15 08:29
A sister of murdered teenager Arlene Arkinson calls for two women whose blood was found during a search linked to the investigation to come forward.

Degree honours for stabbed students

Fri, 2014-08-15 08:26
Two students who were killed in Borneo are awarded honorary degrees by Newcastle University as more tributes pour in for them.

VIDEO: Dolphins squeal with delight

Fri, 2014-08-15 08:25
A study of trained dolphins has suggested that the marine mammals use express pleasure with squeals of delight.

Viewpoints: How to defeat Islamic State group

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:55
How to defeat Islamic State group

Brothers found after national alert

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:46
Three brothers missing from Sunderland for four days are found as seven people are arrested over their disappearance.

Team Scotland starts Glasgow parade

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:45
The athletes who helped Team Scotland to a best ever medal haul at the 2014 Commonwealth Games have begun a parade through host city Glasgow.

'New mass abduction' in Nigeria

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:43
Reports emerge of a new mass abduction in north-eastern Nigeria, suspected to have been carried out by Islamist militants Boko Haram.

Man jailed for stepdaughter's murder

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:39
A man found guilty of the "violent and vicious" murder of his stepdaughter is jailed for life with a minimum term of 22 years.

Are we suffering from consumption?

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:34
Will Self is suffering from consumption - no, not that kind

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:33
How many fish can a 'salmon cannon' fire? And more nuggets.

Weekendish: Best longer reads from the week

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:31
The best long reads for you to enjoy at your leisure

Epileptic woman robbed while fitting

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:31
A "despicable" couple who robbed a woman while she suffered an epileptic fit - and then burgled her home - is jailed at Swansea Crown Court.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:24
The big numbers from the past week visualised

Galloway Belfast event to go ahead

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:23
A public speaking event at the Ulster Hall featuring Respect MP George Galloway will go ahead, Belfast City Council says.

Jobs lost as shipbuilder goes bust

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:10
The last remaining shipyard on the lower Clyde - Ferguson in Port Glasgow - goes into administration with the loss of 70 jobs.

Ukraine to inspect Russian convoy

Fri, 2014-08-15 07:08
Ukraine says its border guards are to inspect a Russian aid convoy parked at the border, as Nato condemns a Russian military "incursion".

VIDEO: Pope poses for 'selfie' in S Korea

Fri, 2014-08-15 06:58
Pope Francis poses for a 'selfie' photograph at an Asian youth meeting in South Korea.

Van Gaal 'questioned' Rooney captaincy

Fri, 2014-08-15 06:52
Louis van Gaal says he wondered if Man Utd's captaincy was affecting Wayne Rooney but feels he is the right choice.

VIDEO: Giant turtle cruises Sydney Harbour

Fri, 2014-08-15 06:49
A giant inflatable turtle has drawn crowds of tourists in Sydney Harbour.

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