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UK firms hurt by Russian import ban

Sun, 2014-08-10 04:43
Several UK firms have been hit by a Russian ban on food imports from a number of Western countries.

England's work not yet done - Moores

Sun, 2014-08-10 03:56
England coach Peter Moores says his team will not let up in the final Test with India on Friday, having gone 2-1 up in the series.

County 'pinched' Yorkshire king

Sun, 2014-08-10 03:44
Yorkshireman and cricket commentator Geoffrey Boycott claims Leicestershire only wants to reinter the body of King Richard III to make money.

Liberia 'buckles under Ebola strain'

Sun, 2014-08-10 03:29
The charity Medecins sans Frontieres tells the BBC that Liberia's health services have been completely overwhelmed by the Ebola outbreak.

Driver dies after being hit by Stewart

Sun, 2014-08-10 03:10
An American racing driver has died after being struck by the car of three-time Nascar champion Tony Stewart in New York.

Mixed reviews for BBC gymnastics show

Sun, 2014-08-10 03:06
Tumble, BBC One's new gymnastics-themed talent show, receives mixed reviews following its Saturday night launch.

Man dies after light aircraft crash

Sun, 2014-08-10 02:28
A man who was on board a light aircraft which crashed on the Isle of Bute dies in hospital.

Manager Robins leaves Huddersfield

Sun, 2014-08-10 02:21
Huddersfield Town part company with manager Mark Robins after just one game of the Championship season.

Three killed in separate collisions

Sun, 2014-08-10 02:16
Three people die and another is seriously injured in separate road collisions across Wales.

Royal police probed over weapons

Sun, 2014-08-10 02:01
Four officers from the Royalty Protection unit of the Met Police are investigated over an allegation of weapons property being mishandled.

The 'lost' poetry of World War One

Sun, 2014-08-10 01:24
The patriotic verses that sent soldiers to war

VIDEO: Charity song marks WWI centenary

Sun, 2014-08-10 00:22
A marching song which became an iconic hit during World War One is being re-launched as a video to mark the centenary of the conflict.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Sat, 2014-08-09 23:58
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

High winds and rain sweep across UK

Sat, 2014-08-09 21:51
Heavy rain and high winds begin to hit England and Wales as the remains of what was Hurricane Bertha reaches the country.

Turkey in landmark presidency poll

Sat, 2014-08-09 21:00
Polls open across Turkey for the country's first ever presidential election put to a popular vote.

US in new strikes on Iraq militants

Sat, 2014-08-09 20:37
The US military says it has carried out four new air strikes on militants to defend Yazidi refugees trapped in mountains in northern Iraq.

Ambulances 'queuing for hours' at A&E

Sat, 2014-08-09 20:33
Research by Labour suggests thousands of patients face long delays in ambulances while waiting to be transferred to accident and emergency care.

Fresh fears for Gaza talks in Cairo

Sat, 2014-08-09 20:24
Palestinian negotiators warn they will leave Cairo if Israel does not attend Gaza talks on Sunday, but Israel says rocket fire must end first.

Typhoon Halong slams into Japan

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:58
More than one million people are advised to evacuate their homes as powerful Typhoon Halong hits south-western Japan.

VIDEO: Florida boy, 9, fights off alligator

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:41
A nine-year-old boy from Florida has been speaking about the moment he fought off a 9ft-long alligator with his bare hands.