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A summer beyond my dreams - McIlroy

Mon, 2014-08-11 01:45
Rory McIlroy says he is in the best form of his life after adding the US PGA trophy to the Open title he won last month.

'No hard brake' from mortgage checks

Mon, 2014-08-11 01:41
New affordability checks have only put a "gentle dampener" on the UK mortgage market during their first months of operation, lenders say.

In pictures: Darfur refugees then and now

Mon, 2014-08-11 01:40
Then and now photos show Darfur refugees putting down roots

Storms continue over parts of UK

Mon, 2014-08-11 01:32
Parts of England and Scotland continue to be affected by high winds and rain brought by the remnants of what was Hurricane Bertha.

Steven Seagal plays gig in Crimea

Mon, 2014-08-11 01:31
Hollywood actor Steven Seagal plays a concert in Crimea on a stage adorned with the flag of pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.

AUDIO: Government accused over fracking survey

Mon, 2014-08-11 01:07
A Green Party MP has accused the government of having "something to hide" after the publication of a partly redacted analysis of the potential effects of fracking for shale gas.

Poots 'sees merit' in A&E drunks fee

Mon, 2014-08-11 01:05
Northern Ireland’s health minister says he can see merit in the idea of charging fees to people who end up needing hospital treatment as a result of taking drugs or alcohol.

Driver dies after being hit by Stewart

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:59
An American racing driver has died after being struck by the car of three-time Nascar champion Tony Stewart in New York.

Energy industry 'over-regulated'

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:55
Five former energy regulators have suggested that too much regulation may have hindered competition among energy suppliers and kept energy prices high.

VIDEO: Maradona slaps journalist in face

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:54
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona slaps a journalist in the face after his car was surrounded by media in Buenos Aires.

Kings of Leon in tour bus accident

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:52
Kings of Leon postpone a concert in New York after drummer Nathan Followill breaks his ribs in an accident on their tour bus.

Pegg hails new Star Trek director

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:44
New Star Trek director Roberto Orci makes "perfect sense" as the replacement for JJ Abrams, says star Simon Pegg.

Gatwick and Heathrow see July record

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:42
The debate over expanding the UK's air capacity has heated up after record passenger numbers at both Heathrow and Gatwick airports in July.

Mickelson secures Ryder Cup place

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:41
Phil Mickelson secures a 10th successive Ryder Cup appearance after finishing second at the US PGA Championship.

Figures reveal ward occupancy rates

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:23
Wards in many of Scotland's hospitals consistently have higher than recommended occupancy rates, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

AUDIO: Why I changed my birth certificate

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:21
The first donor-conceived person in Britain to have the man named as her father legally removed from her birth certificate is supporting a campaign to overhaul the way births are registered in the UK.

Murder inquiry into woman's death

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:10
A murder investigation is launched following the death of a woman in Sheffield.

The rise of the Islamic State

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:00
Visual guide to the growth of the jihadist group

Xinjiang man held over 'rumours'

Sun, 2014-08-10 23:20
Chinese authorities detain a man accused of spreading online rumours about recent violence in Xinjiang that Beijing says left 96 people dead.

VIDEO: Remittances costing African migrants

Sun, 2014-08-10 23:19
The United States has offered billions to contribute to Africa's economic development, but many who left the continent to build a new life in America may be missing out.
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