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Davutoglu named as Turkey's new PM

Thu, 2014-08-21 09:42
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will take over from Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the country's prime minister, the ruling AK Party confirms.

Radio host Gerry Anderson dies at 69

Thu, 2014-08-21 09:29
Gerry Anderson, one of Northern Ireland's best known presenters, dies after a long illness.

Verstappen move is a risk - drivers

Thu, 2014-08-21 09:19
Formula 1 drivers question Red Bull's decision to pick 16-year-old Max Verstappen to drive for Toro Rosso next year.

US Ebola patients out of hospital

Thu, 2014-08-21 09:19
One of the US aid workers who recovered from the Ebola virus says he is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital.

Analysis: Deradicalising Brits in Syria

Thu, 2014-08-21 09:14
What happens when Britons fighting in Syria return home?

VIDEO: Google boss on taking down videos

Thu, 2014-08-21 09:12
Eileen Naughton, the new managing director of Google in the UK, tells the BBC's Kamal Ahmed at the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival how YouTube has responded to extremist content.

McIlroy off pace in play-offs opener

Thu, 2014-08-21 09:08
Rory McIlroy is eight off the clubhouse lead after hitting a first-round 74 at the opening PGA Tour play-offs event.

What makes Bedford so generous?

Thu, 2014-08-21 09:07
What makes Bedford the most generous town in UK?

Women charged with toddler's murder

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:58
The mother of a toddler has appeared in court with her partner charged with murdering the two-year-old boy in Fife.

Ukraine inspects Russian aid convoy

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:53
The Red Cross says Ukrainian customs checks have begun on Russian aid lorries destined for the besieged city of Luhansk.

Driver, 81, banned over market crash

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:47
A pensioner who drove his car into a street market injuring 10 people just before Christmas is banned from driving.

VIDEO: Gulnara treated 'worse than dog'

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:43
The BBC obtains recordings by Gulnara Karimova - the daughter of Uzbekistan's president - in which she claims she needs urgent medical help.

Hunt on for 'UK' beheading suspect

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:40
Police and security services are trying to identify a jihadist - thought to be British - in connection with the killing of US journalist James Foley.

S Africa MPs halt president's speech

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:33
An address to parliament by South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is halted by opposition MPs chanting: "Pay back the money."

VIDEO: Ebola survivor 'thrilled to be alive'

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:23
Ebola virus survivor Dr Kent Brantly has described how he is "thrilled to be alive" after contracting the infection while working in Liberia.

Curiosity drill test cut short

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:20
Nasa's Curiosity rover looks to examine another sample of Martian rock, but its drill test in a slab dubbed "Bonanza King" fails to complete properly.

Tapestry shocks Taghrooda at York

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:04
The Aidan O'Brien-trained Tapestry claims a shock victory in the Yorkshire Oaks ahead of previously unbeaten Taghrooda.

Comedian read paper while driving

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:03
Roy "Chubby" Brown is caught on camera reading a newspaper while driving along the A19 in North Yorkshire.

NI cuts would risk 'patient safety'

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:01
Northern Ireland's health minister says he will not implement "damaging" financial cuts that would "destroy our health service" and "compromise "patient safety".

VIDEO: Hanoi gardens' blooming trade

Thu, 2014-08-21 07:57
Vietnam's lotus gardens are capitalising on an increasingly popular source of revenue. In midsummer when the flowers bloom, young and old flock to the gardens to have their pictures taken.

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