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Greek tomb is 'important discovery'

Tue, 2014-08-12 06:08
Archaeologists who unearthed a burial site at Amphipolis in northern Greece have made an "exceptionally important find", PM Antonis Samaras says.

Day in pictures: 12 August 2014

Tue, 2014-08-12 05:31
24 hours of news photos: 12 August

Untested Ebola drugs 'can be used'

Tue, 2014-08-12 05:06
Untested drugs can be used to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization says.

Kellie Maloney shows how times have changed

Tue, 2014-08-12 05:03
Kellie Maloney shows how times have changed dramatically

Ireland & England name teams for semi

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:58
Ireland and England have named their teams for Wednesday's Women's World Cup semi-final at Paris' Stade Jean Bouin.

GB's Muir misses out on 1500m final

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:58
Laura Muir fails to reach the European Championships 1500m final but Goldie Sayers (javelin) and Martyn Rooney (400m) progress.

Chief constable in misconduct probe

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:54
The Chief Constable of Greater Manchester faces a criminal probe into his role in an allegedly poorly-handled investigation into a suspected child sex offender.

Does it pay to sell your best player?

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:51
As Liverpool prepare for life without Luis Suarez, BBC Sport looks at how other sides have coped with losing their prize asset.

VIDEO: What aid is UK sending to Iraq?

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:43
Andrew Plant sees the aid being prepared for delivery to Iraqis fleeing Islamist militants, and who are trapped on a mountain in Sinjar.

VIDEO: Yazidis rescued by aid helicopter

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:20
Helicopter footage shows stranded members of the Yazidi community being rescued by an aid helicopter

Rising economies 'ahead on climate'

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:16
Four of the world's emerging economies have claimed that they are far ahead of developed countries in their efforts to slow climate change.

Man held after wasp 'sting operation'

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:09
A suspected burglar is arrested after a nest of wasps carries out a "sting operation" when he tries to hide in a bush.

In pictures: Robin Williams

Tue, 2014-08-12 03:57
Career of actor and comedian in pictures

AUDIO: Hurricane Bertha gate-crashes wedding

Tue, 2014-08-12 03:53
A wedding video has gone viral across the Internet - after the special day was gate-crashed by the remnants of what had been Hurricane Bertha.

Votes for prisoners: The zombie case that won't die

Tue, 2014-08-12 03:40
Dominic Casciani on the court battle that won't go away

Profile: Who are the Peshmerga?

Tue, 2014-08-12 03:33
Who are the Peshmerga, taking on Islamic State militants?

Durkan defends borehole decision

Tue, 2014-08-12 03:25
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan is accused of sending out the signal that Northern Ireland "is not open for business" over his decision to block an exploratory borehole in Fermanagh.

Grateful Dead guitarist cancels gigs

Tue, 2014-08-12 03:10
The former Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir has cancelled all concert dates planned for his bands RatDog and Furthur

Rugby coach's stag do death probed

Tue, 2014-08-12 03:08
Police investigate the death of rugby coach "with heart of gold" who died while on a stag do in Manchester.

Why do MPs quit Parliament?

Tue, 2014-08-12 02:58
Reasons MPs give for deciding to step down from Parliament

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