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US hostage mother makes video plea

Wed, 2014-08-27 11:45
The mother of US journalist Steven Sotloff, held hostage by IS militants, pleads with his captors to release him in a video appeal.

VIDEO: Festival security allow laughing gas

Wed, 2014-08-27 11:38
Widespread consumption of laughing gas at one of the UK's top dance festivals is exposed by a BBC investigation - as security turn a blind eye.

US 'plans aid drop to Iraqi Turkmen'

Wed, 2014-08-27 11:37
President Obama is close to authorising aid drops for Shia Turkmen surrounded by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, US sources say.

Memories 'flipped' from bad to good

Wed, 2014-08-27 11:09
Neuroscientists artificially turn a mouse's fearful memory into a positive one, and vice versa.

Warnock named Crystal Palace boss

Wed, 2014-08-27 11:02
Premier League side Crystal Palace appoint former boss Neil Warnock as their new manager on a two-year deal.

Mali to prosecute migrant parents

Wed, 2014-08-27 10:12
Mali says it intends to prosecute parents who send their underage children to Europe as migrants but needs Europe's co-operation to do so.

India thrash England in second ODI

Wed, 2014-08-27 10:10
England lose by a crushing 133 runs in the second one-day international at Cardiff after Suresh Raina's superb century.

Gazans return home as truce holds

Wed, 2014-08-27 10:07
Thousands of Palestinians begin to return to their homes as an open-ended ceasefire between Israel and militants in Gaza appears to hold.

999 error 'lessened boy's chances'

Wed, 2014-08-27 10:06
A boy who died of an asthma attack may have survived but for an emergency call handler's error, a coroner rules.

Ukraine rebels enter coastal town

Wed, 2014-08-27 09:43
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine push their way into the port of Novoazovsk, threatening to open up a new front in the war.

Degenkolb wins Vuelta stage again

Wed, 2014-08-27 09:42
John Degenkolb grabs successive stage wins but Australia's Michael Matthews retains the Vuelta a Espana overall lead.

'Hard work starts now for Canada'

Wed, 2014-08-27 09:20
In her latest column, Casey Stoney discusses her new role in the England squad and how to make it to the World Cup.

VIDEO: Local circus heads back out on tour

Wed, 2014-08-27 09:05
Behind the scenes at Giffords Circus which has been touring around the south west region annually for 15 years.

Tomatoes linked with fighting cancer

Wed, 2014-08-27 09:03
Eating tomatoes may lower the risk of prostate cancer, research suggests.

Poots: 'Cuts are executive decision'

Wed, 2014-08-27 09:03
Health minister Edwin Poots says the executive parties must "put their hands up" if they want cuts

Afghan election audit restarts

Wed, 2014-08-27 08:57
An audit of votes from Afghanistan's disputed presidential election restarts, but without observers from the camps of either candidate.

IS accused of Syria mass atrocities

Wed, 2014-08-27 08:54
The UN accuses IS militants of war crimes, and the Syrian government of using chemical agents in eight separate incidents in a new report.

Tributes after backpacker Thai death

Wed, 2014-08-27 08:50
Tributes are paid to a Llanelli man who died while living on an island in Thailand.

IMF's Lagarde under investigation

Wed, 2014-08-27 08:46
IMF head Christine Lagarde says she has been placed under formal investigation for negligence in a French fraud case but has not been charged.

Ryder Cup will make its mark on mail

Wed, 2014-08-27 08:46
A special postmark will appear on mail next month to mark the Ryder Cup golf tournament being held at Gleneagles.
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