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West Ham sign striker Sakho from Metz

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:42
Striker Diafra Sakho signs a four-year contract at West Ham after they agree an undisclosed deal with French side FC Metz.

Kirk calls for debate on Iraq action

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:40
Leading members of the Church of Scotland are urging the Westminster parliament to be recalled so MPs can debate the deepening crisis in Iraq.

Minister's 'no' to fracking change

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:39
Scotland's energy minister opposes plans to make it easier for fracking companies to drill beneath residential areas.

Dewani 'fit to stand trial' in SA

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:36
Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani is found fit to stand trial in South Africa by a panel of psychiatric experts.

VIDEO: Panama Canal at 100: What next?

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:29
The Panama Canal opened 100 years ago today, but what does the next century hold for the waterway and the small Central American country that now runs it?

VIDEO: Part of world's biggest turret sets sail

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:22
The largest piece of a structure set to become the world's biggest turret has set sail from Dubai.

Waddle's son & £15 kit bags - FA Cup begins

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:05
The FA Cup begins this weekend with World Cup winners, Real Madrid conquerors and Chris Waddle’s son dreaming of glory.

Plastic bottle spoils Downton photo

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:49
The makers of costume drama Downton Abbey are left red-faced after a plastic bottle appears in a promotional photo, while producers say the new series will be lighter in tone.

US hails Okinawa base move start

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:48
The United States says it welcomes the start of a military base relocation project in Japan's Okinawa, amid protests by local residents.

Rider critical after Ulster GP crash

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:45
A French rider is in a critical condition in hospital following a crash at the Ulster Grand Prix motorcycling event.

Japan ministers in Yasukuni visit

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:29
Two cabinet ministers visit the Yasukuni shrine to mark Japan's World War Two surrender, angering South Korea and China.

Robot swarm shuffles into formation

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:27
Engineers create the world's largest robot swarm, with over 1,000 tiny robots that act independently but work together to build two-dimensional shapes.

Vigils across US for shot teenager

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:20
Thousands of people across the US gather to honour a black teenager whose fatal shooting by police sparked four nights of violence in a Missouri town.

VIDEO: How Germans adopt grandparents

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:20
Michael Buchanan reports on a German scheme to let families 'adopt a grandparent'.

Woman wrongly told she had cancer

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:18
A woman who was wrongly told by a nurse she had Alzheimer's and cancer when her medical notes were mixed up receives an apology.

Russian army vehicles near border

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:16
Russian military vehicles are seen heading for the Ukrainian border, as a Russian aid convoy remains parked near the frontier.

Prostate drug ruling 'a fiasco'

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:10
Patients say that the decision by the NHS in England to reject a treatment for men who have prostate cancer is a "fiasco".

Unseen Warhol films to be digitised

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:09
New York's Museum of Modern Art is to digitise hundreds of unseen Andy Warhol films and screen them for the public.

Balfour reaffirms Carillion snub

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:04
UK construction firm Balfour Beatty has repeated its rejection of a takeover approach from rival Carillion.

Pulis leaves Crystal Palace post

Thu, 2014-08-14 22:44
Manager Tony Pulis leaves Crystal Palace by mutual consent less than 48 hours before the start of the season.
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