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UK warns over Israel export licences

Tue, 2014-08-12 09:41
Ministers identify 12 export licenses to Israel that they would suspend in the event of what they describe as "significant hostilities" resuming in Gaza.

VIDEO: Ebola vaccines 'are promising'

Tue, 2014-08-12 09:40
US health experts say there are some "promising vaccines" close to being available to treat the Ebola virus.

Obama leads Robin Williams tributes

Tue, 2014-08-12 09:37
President Obama leads tributes to actor and comedian Robin Williams, who has died in an apparent suicide.

VIDEO: Gilliam on the 'miracle of Robin'

Tue, 2014-08-12 09:32
Monty Python star Terry Gilliam pays tribute to the late Robin Williams whom he worked with on the film The Fisher King.

Car hire prices 'unfairly vary'

Tue, 2014-08-12 09:27
Drivers are being charged different prices online for the same car rental based on where they live in Europe, the European Commission says.

'Lover miscarriage' plotters jailed

Tue, 2014-08-12 09:18
Two men who plotted to have a pregnant woman beaten up in order to get rid of her unborn child are jailed.

RAF Tornados leave for Iraq mission

Tue, 2014-08-12 09:04
Three RAF Tornado jets leave the UK to support efforts to deliver aid to thousands of refugees trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq.

Man Utd target Rojo requests move

Tue, 2014-08-12 08:32
Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo hands in a transfer request and admits his desire to join Manchester United.

Missouri shooting protests continue

Tue, 2014-08-12 08:30
Protests continue in the St Louis, Missouri, suburb of Ferguson, three days after the shooting of an unarmed black teenage by police.

Lotto winner shares win with workmate

Tue, 2014-08-12 08:22
An Edinburgh painter and decorator who won more than £7m on the lottery vows to share some of his fortune with a workmate.

No police action in C. diff outbreak

Tue, 2014-08-12 08:20
Wales' biggest health board will not face police action over an outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) at hospitals in north Wales.

'Care boy' tells of electric shocks

Tue, 2014-08-12 08:12
A man who went through Jersey's care system describes friendly German soldiers during WW2, and later bullying and electric shocks in a life that became "hell".

Missing brothers 'could be abroad'

Tue, 2014-08-12 07:42
Three Polish brothers aged between 10 and 15 are missing from the home of their foster parents in Sunderland.

Emergency funds for flood damage

Tue, 2014-08-12 07:40
The Scottish government says it will consider emergency funding for local authorities to help deal with the costs of flood damage.

Youth admits causing friends' deaths

Tue, 2014-08-12 07:17
A teenager who was not legally old enough to drive admits causing the death of his three friends in a crash in East Lothian.

Hammond rejects MPs' recall for Iraq

Tue, 2014-08-12 07:11
The foreign secretary says Parliament should not be recalled "at the moment" - after Sir Menzies Campbell joined those wanting MPs to debate the Iraq situation.

In pictures: The Maliki years

Tue, 2014-08-12 07:08
Charting career of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki

VIDEO: Edinburgh panda 'believed pregnant'

Tue, 2014-08-12 07:03
Edinburgh Zoo has said it believes its panda Tian Tian is pregnant and may give birth at the end of the month.

In pictures: Framing Hope

Tue, 2014-08-12 06:55
A new exhibition of photos by Jillian Edelstein

Egyptian forces 'planned massacre'

Tue, 2014-08-12 06:48
Human Rights Watch says its year-long inquiry into the deaths of hundreds of protesters in Cairo in 2013 found evidence of systematic killings.

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