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UN aims to block jihadist recruits

Wed, 2014-09-24 14:42
The UN Security Council orders states to block the flow of jihadists to Iraq and Syria, as US jets bomb Islamic State (IS) militants.

'Don't expect fireworks' in IS fight

Wed, 2014-09-24 14:29
Don't expect fireworks in the fight against IS, writes James Landale

VIDEO: Brighton teen 'killed in US air strikes'

Wed, 2014-09-24 14:07
As David Cameron warns the UN that young people from modern societies are being sucked into the conflict in Syria, a mother tells the BBC she believes her son - fighting in Syria - was killed by US air strikes.

Chelsea 2-1 Bolton Wanderers

Wed, 2014-09-24 13:48
Oscar scores the winner as Chelsea reach the fourth round of the Capital One Cup with victory over Bolton.

Jason Orange leaves Take That

Wed, 2014-09-24 13:45
Take That's Jason Orange announces he is leaving the group and will not be recording a new album with the band.

Brazil releases 'good' mosquitoes

Wed, 2014-09-24 13:38
Brazilian researchers release thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria that suppresses Dengue fever into the environment in Rio de Janeiro.

Guards posted at 84th birthday party

Wed, 2014-09-24 13:19
Security guards are drafted in to stop "too many" people attending an 84-year-old man's birthday party at a care home.

Boko Haram fighters 'surrender'

Wed, 2014-09-24 13:18
Hundreds of fighters in Nigeria-based Islamic militant group Boko Haram have surrendered after heavy losses against the army, the country's military spokesman says.

More to Europe than McIlroy in ultimate team game

Wed, 2014-09-24 13:13
Rory McIlroy is eager to promote the strength of Europe's team, a strength that could show in the Ryder Cup singles on Sunday.

Manchester City 7-0 Sheffield Wednesday

Wed, 2014-09-24 13:10
Manchester City score seven second-half goals to start their League Cup defence with an easy win over Sheffield Wednesday.

Air France offers to scrap expansion

Wed, 2014-09-24 12:35
Air France offers to scrap plans to expand its Transavia low-cost airline in Europe, in return for striking pilots returning to work immediately.

Last Mitford sister dies at 94

Wed, 2014-09-24 12:32
Deborah, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, and the last surviving Mitford sister, has died at the age of 94.

Man charged over Iraq roadside bombs

Wed, 2014-09-24 11:59
A 37-year-old man from north-west London is charged with conspiring to murder coalition forces in Iraq.

Obama sets out US leadership vision

Wed, 2014-09-24 11:27
US President Barack Obama has laid out a broad vision of American leadership in a changing world, in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Water seen on Neptune-sized planet

Wed, 2014-09-24 11:21
A cloud-free atmosphere reveals signs of water vapour on HAT-P-11b, the smallest planet beyond our Solar System ever to yield such an insight.

Philippine rebels threaten hostages

Wed, 2014-09-24 10:44
A Philippines-based militant group, Abu Sayyaf, threatens to kill two German hostages it captured in April.

'Forced work' case man 'terrified'

Wed, 2014-09-24 10:28
A vulnerable man allegedly forced to work for 13 years at a Newport farm by a father and son was left "devastated" and "disgusted", a jury hears.

VIDEO: Brother defends Alice Gross suspect

Wed, 2014-09-24 10:21
Detectives involved in the search for Alice Gross have gone to Latvia to try to find information about their main suspect, as his brother Janis Daksa tells the BBC he is "a good man".

CAR's 'endless crimes' to be probed

Wed, 2014-09-24 10:16
The International Criminal Court opens a formal investigation into war crimes in the Central African Republic where religious conflict has displaced thousands.

French hostage beheaded in Algeria

Wed, 2014-09-24 09:57
France confirms an Algerian jihadist group linked to IS has beheaded 55-year-old tourist Herve Gourdel, who was seized on Sunday.