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Brook hopes to erase 'nightmare' year

Thu, 2014-08-14 14:48
Kell Brook says Saturday's IBF welterweight title fight with Shawn Porter in California is the start of a "new chapter".

The 30-year-old health billionaire

Thu, 2014-08-14 14:40
The self-made 30-year-old health care boss who's worth $4.5bn

State police take charge in Ferguson

Thu, 2014-08-14 14:36
The governor of Missouri announces that state police will take charge of crowd control in the troubled suburb of Ferguson after four nights of unrest.

Smartphone stress: Are you a victim?

Thu, 2014-08-14 14:29
Are we becoming victims of the 'always on' work culture?

Banana firm Chiquita spurns takeover

Thu, 2014-08-14 14:22
Banana firm Chiquita rejects a takeover bid by Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups, saying it will stick to a plan to merge with Fyffes.

Currency row dominates campaign

Thu, 2014-08-14 13:41
Currency continues to dominate the independence debate with economists offering rival viewpoints - as the Bank of England clarifies remarks made by Finance Secretary John Swinney.

Athlete loses gold for removing shirt

Thu, 2014-08-14 13:39
France's Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad is stripped of his 3,000m steeplechase gold medal for taking his shirt off on the home straight.

Bear Grylls compromises over harbour

Thu, 2014-08-14 13:05
TV explorer Bear Grylls agrees to a "sensible compromise" over plans for a harbour at St Tudwal's island off the Gwynedd coast.

Aguero signs five-year Man City deal

Thu, 2014-08-14 12:55
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero signs a new five-year contract, keeping him at the club until 2019.

Rain brings flash flooding

Thu, 2014-08-14 12:53
Torrential downpours bring flash flooding to several parts of Cardiff and surrounding areas, with a landslip halting trains between Radyr and Taffs Well.

VIDEO: Flash flood 'was like a river'

Thu, 2014-08-14 12:52
Residents in a Cardiff suburb tell of the moment flash floods hit.

Sharman wins European silver medal

Thu, 2014-08-14 12:23
Will Sharman secures Britain's eighth medal of the European Championships by taking silver in the 110m hurdles.

Missing mother and son found dead

Thu, 2014-08-14 12:23
The bodies of a woman and her one-year-old son are found in Lancashire, nine months after they were reported missing hundreds of miles away.

Williams 'had Parkinson's' at death

Thu, 2014-08-14 11:55
Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death, his wife has said.

Obama: 'We broke north Iraq siege'

Thu, 2014-08-14 11:15
US President Barack Obama says US forces have "broken a siege" in north Iraq, to help rescue tens of thousands of people trapped on a mountain.

Colombia head backs medical cannabis

Thu, 2014-08-14 10:57
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he is in favour of legalising marijuana for medical use, a measure due to be debated by lawmakers.

Gemili fastest into 200m final

Thu, 2014-08-14 10:53
Adam Gemili qualifies quickest for the 200m final with another impressive display at the European Championships in Zurich.

Cosmic grains pre-date Solar System

Thu, 2014-08-14 10:41
Scientists may have identified the first known dust particles from outside our Solar System, in samples returned to Earth by a Nasa space mission.

VIDEO: Meet the Author: Andrew Crofts

Thu, 2014-08-14 10:35
In this week's Meet the Author the BBC's Nick Higham meets author Andrew Crofts.

Ebola risk from air travel low - WHO

Thu, 2014-08-14 10:11
The risk of transmission of Ebola during air travel is low, the World Health Organization says, advising against travel bans to and from affected countries.

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