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US 'aiding' Boko Haram with arms ban

Thu, 2015-07-23 00:10
The US is "aiding and abetting" the Boko Haram Islamist militant group by refusing to provide weapons to Nigeria, President Buhari says.

VIDEO: Guatemala dig uncovers Mayan artefacts

Thu, 2015-07-23 00:10
Archaeologists working in northern Guatemala uncover three well-preserved Mayan panels dating back around 1,400 years.

Mourinho defends Begovic after loss

Wed, 2015-07-22 23:49
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho defends "tired" goalkeeper Asmir Begovic after he conceded four goals on his debut.

Prescott tells Blair to 'calm down'

Wed, 2015-07-22 23:49
Labour former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott criticises Tony Blair's intervention in the Labour leadership contest, telling him to "calm down".

Daily Mail hit by lower ad revenues

Wed, 2015-07-22 23:36
The publisher of the Daily Mail has lowered its profits guidance after continued falls in print advertising revenues.

B&Q owner sees sales growth improve

Wed, 2015-07-22 23:30
Kingfisher, the owner of DIY chains B&Q, Screwfix and Castorama, says sales growth in the UK and France has accelerated in recent weeks.

Ugly scenes as Mexico beat Panama

Wed, 2015-07-22 23:24
Players clash and objects are thrown from the stands as Mexico win a controversial Gold Cup semi-final against Panama.

Many killed in Nile river boat crash

Wed, 2015-07-22 23:18
At least 15 people die as a cargo vessel collides with a passenger boat on the River Nile in Egypt.

Bag holding NZ$1m missing in airport

Wed, 2015-07-22 23:15
A bag carrying NZ$1m (£425,000) is missing after it fell while being carried from an airplane at Hong Kong International Airport.

Analysis: What's happening to Labour?

Wed, 2015-07-22 23:00
With talk of relapses, morons, heart transplants and comparisons to Millwall Football Club, just what is happening to Labour?

VIDEO: Families 'shouldn't have to campaign'

Wed, 2015-07-22 22:52
Sean Rigg's sister says the systematic failures in the police are "extraordinary" and families of those who have died in custody "shouldn't have to be campaigning" to get justice.

I joined for great Van Gaal - Depay

Wed, 2015-07-22 22:40
Man Utd forward Memphis Depay says his new boss Louis van Gaal is a "great manager" who can make players better.

VIDEO: Soyuz successfully docks at ISS

Wed, 2015-07-22 22:31
Astronauts from Russia, the US and Japan have successfully docked at the International Space Station.

Thursday's gossip column

Wed, 2015-07-22 22:30
Man City are prepared to break the British transfer record to sign Kevin de Bruyne for £60, Pedro moves a step closer to Man Utd, plus more.

Kendall: I won't quit Labour contest

Wed, 2015-07-22 22:29
Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall dismisses calls for her to pull out of the race and back another candidate to stop Jeremy Corbyn winning.

VIDEO: Ainslie starts GB's America's Cup bid

Wed, 2015-07-22 22:27
Sir Ben Ainslie will begin Britain's bid to win the 35th America's Cup as the opening leg of the series gets under way in Portsmouth.

Pier dive girl has spinal injuries

Wed, 2015-07-22 22:12
A girl who dived off a pier and landed on part of the harbour wall is taken to hospital with spinal injuries.

Kincora claims in cabinet papers

Wed, 2015-07-22 21:59
A new batch of files referring to allegations of abuse at Kincora Boys' Home in east Belfast is released by the government.

How to check a bungee jump is safe

Wed, 2015-07-22 21:48
What to check when you sign up for a bungee jump

Benefits safety net 'holes' warning

Wed, 2015-07-22 21:41
More people will be driven further into poverty unless Welsh policymakers react to a shake-up of the UK's welfare system, a think-tank warns.

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