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Cocaine smuggling plotters jailed

Fri, 2014-08-29 11:33
Ten people are jailed after attempting to smuggle millions of pounds worth of cocaine in crates of bananas and pineapples.

Obama's 'no strategy' gaffe on IS

Fri, 2014-08-29 11:32
Obama's gaffe on Islamic State reveals political truth

Hales wants strong Cook partnership

Fri, 2014-08-29 11:22
Alex Hales says captain Alastair Cook is the "right guy at the top of the order" ahead of the third ODI against India.

Judge scolds 'Harry Potter' lawyer

Fri, 2014-08-29 11:14
A judge criticises a lawyer for looking like "something out of Harry Potter" in court.

VIDEO: Horse dances to Shakira

Fri, 2014-08-29 11:08
Watch as Michael Eilberg and Half Moon Delphi impress the crowd at the World Equestrian Games with a freestyle dressage routine sound tracked by Shakira.

Man dies following Enniskillen crash

Fri, 2014-08-29 10:59
A 23-year-old man has died in hospital after he was involved in a car crash in Enniskillen in the early hours of Saturday morning.

VIDEO: Cyclist attempts race in Himalayas

Fri, 2014-08-29 10:42
A cyclist hopes to become the first British man to complete a gruelling mountain bike race over the Himalayas.

Swimming champ meets 'biggest' fan

Fri, 2014-08-29 10:32
A five-year-old boy who wrote a fan letter to Commonwealth swimming champion Ross Murdoch gets to race his hero in the pool - and beats him.

Poland blocks Russian minister's jet

Fri, 2014-08-29 10:24
Poland refuses to let a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu enter its airspace, forcing it to turn back to Slovakia.

River Kwai film bridge to be rebuilt

Fri, 2014-08-29 10:18
Sri Lanka is to rebuild the replica bridge destroyed in an iconic scene from the film Bridge on the River Kwai, as part of a tourism drive.

UK's terror threat level raised

Fri, 2014-08-29 10:04
The UK's terror threat level is raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the government announces.

VIDEO: The Analyst: The art of death bowling

Fri, 2014-08-29 10:03
Analyst Simon Hughes explains the art of 'death' bowling in one day international cricket and how England must master the skill.

VIDEO: Why has the terror level changed?

Fri, 2014-08-29 09:55
BBC Security Correspondent Frank Gardner assesses the terror threat to the UK and why it has been changed to severe.

US steps up sanctions over Iran

Fri, 2014-08-29 09:54
The US has imposed new sanctions on companies and individuals in connection with Iran's nuclear programme.

MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

Fri, 2014-08-29 09:48
Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service.

Dahl draft spills Factory secrets

Fri, 2014-08-29 09:40
Little-known characters and incidents that could have featured in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are released by the Roald Dahl estate.

Garda paramilitary text claim probed

Fri, 2014-08-29 09:33
The Irish Justice Minister says she is disturbed by reports that a member of the Garda Siochana (Irish police) texted sensitive information to a paramilitary in Northern Ireland.

Teacher wins child cruelty appeal

Fri, 2014-08-29 09:20
A special needs teacher wins his appeal against a conviction for assaults against two 12-year-old girls with severe learning difficulties.

VIDEO: Quentin Blake's secrets of drawing

Fri, 2014-08-29 09:17
Illustrator Quentin Blake describes how he brought Roald Dahl's characters from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to life.

Dujardin and Valegro win dressage

Fri, 2014-08-29 09:11
Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro secure their first freestyle dressage world title for Great Britain in Caen.
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