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Roche buys US biotech firm for £5bn

Sun, 2014-08-24 11:23
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche says it will buy maker of lung disease therapies InterMune for $8.3bn.

Rosberg could be punished for crash

Sun, 2014-08-24 11:02
Nico Rosberg could face punishment after Lewis Hamilton said the German admitted to deliberately colliding with him.

Thousands at Notting Hill Carnival

Sun, 2014-08-24 10:10
Europe's biggest street festival, the Notting Hill Carnival, attracts hundreds of thousands of revellers on its first day.

Gas being restored after water leak

Sun, 2014-08-24 09:30
Gas is now being restored to most of the homes in Blaenau Gwent which have been without since Thursday following a water leak.

Helicopter spots marriage proposal

Sun, 2014-08-24 09:17
A police helicopter crew witness a marriage proposal after seeing the words "will you marry me?" spelt out in a north-west London park.

Halsall & Carlin win further golds

Sun, 2014-08-24 09:08
Britain's Fran Halsall wins the 50m freestyle, while Jazz Carlin takes gold in the 400m freestyle at the European Championships.

Whole organ 'grown' in world first

Sun, 2014-08-24 09:07
A whole functional organ has been grown from scratch inside an animal for the first time, say researchers in Scotland.

Methane vents bubble up off US coast

Sun, 2014-08-24 09:04
Researchers say they have discovered more than 500 bubbling methane vents on the seafloor off the US east coast.

UK 'close' to identifying jihadist

Sun, 2014-08-24 09:00
The authorities are "close" to identifying a suspected British jihadist from the footage of the killing of a journalist, the British ambassador to America says.

Farah & Sharp claim Birmingham wins

Sun, 2014-08-24 08:56
Mo Farah sets a new British two-mile record and Lynsey Sharp wins the 800m at the Diamond League meeting in Birmingham.

Libya militias accuse parliament

Sun, 2014-08-24 08:52
Islamist militias in Libya challenge the legitimacy of the new parliament after announcing their seizure of Tripoli airport.

Iran 'shoots down Israeli drone'

Sun, 2014-08-24 08:29
Iran says it has shot down an Israeli drone near its Natanz nuclear site, 300 km (185 miles) from the capital Tehran.

Fears over growth of giant sink-hole

Sun, 2014-08-24 08:16
A landowner fears torrential rain will open up a 200ft deep sink-hole which has appeared near his house in County Durham.

Rosberg hit me on purpose - Hamilton

Sun, 2014-08-24 08:08
Lewis Hamilton claims Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg admitted in a post-race meeting that he hit him on purpose.

Israel closes Gaza's Erez crossing

Sun, 2014-08-24 07:59
Israel says it has closed a crossing into Gaza after a rocket attack, while three children are reportedly killed in Israeli raids on Gaza.

Wales' Donaldson seals Ryder Cup spot

Sun, 2014-08-24 07:58
Wales' Jamie Donaldson secures his place in Europe's Ryder Cup team as he wins the Czech Masters in Prague.

Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Queens Park Rangers

Sun, 2014-08-24 07:38
Harry Redknapp's return to White Hart Lane is a miserable one as the QPR boss watches his side beaten by a rampant Tottenham.

Salmond does ice bucket challenge

Sun, 2014-08-24 07:38
Alex Salmond takes the ice bucket challenge, along with his deputy Nicola Sturgeon, after being nominated by actor James McAvoy.

Player dies after head hit by object

Sun, 2014-08-24 07:30
Cameroonian striker Albert Ebosse dies after being hit by an object thrown from the stands during a game in Algeria.

'Antarctic audit' for marine life

Sun, 2014-08-24 07:00
For the first time since 1969, a new Antarctic atlas catalogues the 9,000-plus species that make their home in the Southern Ocean.

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