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Barrow wins historic diving gold

Fri, 2014-08-22 08:03
Sarah Barrow wins Britain's first female individual European diving gold medal since 1927 with victory in the 10m platform.

Gay blame councillor escapes action

Fri, 2014-08-22 08:02
A former UKIP councillor will not face any action after he blamed the winter storms and flooding on the legalisation of gay marriage.

VIDEO: 'I survived Islamic State massacre'

Fri, 2014-08-22 08:00
A survivor of an Islamic State massacre in Iraq says that initially the militants had promised not to hurt the people in his village.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:54
The music that makes you spend most online and other nuggets

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:54
The week's big numbers visualised

Weekendish: Surrogacy confusion and tailgating

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:51
The best long reads for you to enjoy at your leisure

That joke isn't funny any more

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:48
Are jokes ever as funny the second time around?

Gas water leak repairs to take days

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:26
It will take several days to fix gas supplies to hundreds of properties in Blaenau Gwent after a burst main leaked into gas pipes, Wales and West Utilities says.

Syria death toll 'more than 191,000'

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:24
More than 191,000 people have been killed in the Syria conflict up to April, UN says.

VIDEO: Will South Africa go into recession?

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:20
Lerato Mbele reports on whether South Africa will fall back into recession, ahead of the release of the country's latest GDP figures.

Mercedes duo needed 'hard words'

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:20
Mercedes say they needed to calm the situation between team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in recent weeks.

Three bids remain for bust shipyard

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:12
Administrators consider three bids for Ferguson Shipbuilders in Port Glasgow, which went bust last week.

Woman 'saw Congo colonel order rape'

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:09
A woman who was gang-raped and burned in her house tells a DR Congo war crimes trial she saw an army colonel give the orders.

Darling does ice bucket challenge

Fri, 2014-08-22 07:09
Alistair Darling takes the ice bucket challenge after being nominated by actor James McAvoy.

Fed says 'slack' in US jobs market

Fri, 2014-08-22 06:55
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says there is still "remaining slack in the labour market".

UK won't work with Assad - Hammond

Fri, 2014-08-22 06:52
Britain will not work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the battle against Islamic State extremists, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

Researchers hack into Gmail app

Fri, 2014-08-22 06:47
US researchers say they have been able to hack into Gmail accounts with a 92% success rate by exploiting a weakness in smartphone software.

Radical shifts needed to combat IS

Fri, 2014-08-22 06:23
Radical shifts needed to combat Islamic State

Hamilton dominant in second practice

Fri, 2014-08-22 06:18
Lewis Hamilton's stunning pace in second practice at the Belgian Grand Prix sees him head team-mate Nico Rosberg by 0.604 seconds.

IS militants 'biggest threat' to US

Fri, 2014-08-22 05:59
Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq are the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years, senior American officials warn.
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