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WWI 'viral hit' marks centenary

Sat, 2014-08-09 16:29
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.

Jobs programme age limit extended

Sat, 2014-08-09 16:03
The age limit for a government-funded employment programme is extended from 24 to 30.

Readers pick women for the dollar

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:57
Readers say which women they want to see on the US dollar

How many people infected with ebola die?

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:56
The WHO says that "up to 90%" of people with ebola die - but how meaningful is this figure?

Darling expects debate 'this month'

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:52
Alistair Darling, the leader of the Better Together campaign, says he expects to debate with Alex Salmond again before the end of the month.

VIDEO: Denmark's homeless 'swap streets for pitch'

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:46
How football can help improve the life expectancy of socially disadvantaged groups.

McIlroy leads into US PGA final round

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:45
Rory McIlroy maintains a one-shot advantage after day three of the US PGA, with Austria's Bernd Wiesberger his nearest rival.

Venezuela to close border at night

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:33
Venezuela says it will close its border with Colombia each night from Monday to try to curb large-scale smuggling of petrol and food.

VIDEO: Venice cruise ship ban to go ahead

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:17
Italy is going ahead with plans to ban large cruise ships from the centre of Venice, to protect the medieval floating city from potential damage.

VIDEO: UK fishery suffers from Russia sanctions

Sat, 2014-08-09 15:08
A Russian ban on food imports from a number of Western countries hits the frozen fish industry in Scotland, which counts Russia as one of its most important customers.

UK aid deliveries in Iraq 'imminent'

Sat, 2014-08-09 14:31
The RAF will drop humanitarian aid supplies in northern Iraq for the foreseeable future, the foreign secretary says.

Tibet bus plunge kills tourists

Sat, 2014-08-09 13:53
A bus carrying Chinese tourists crashes into two other vehicles and plunges off a 10m cliff in Tibet, killing 44 people, state media say.

Moeen makeover at heart of revival - Agnew

Sat, 2014-08-09 13:22
Moeen makeover at heart of revival, says Jonathan Agnew

Thousands in UK march to support Gaza

Sat, 2014-08-09 13:04
Tens of thousands of people march in support of Gaza in central London, as a charity appeal in the UK raises £4.5m in less than 24 hours.

Rain and high winds set to batter UK

Sat, 2014-08-09 13:02
High winds and heavy rain are expected to lash much of the UK as remnants of what was Hurricane Bertha reach the country early on Sunday.

Final rallies for Turkey election

Sat, 2014-08-09 12:55
Campaigning in Turkey's first direct presidential election draws to a close ahead of Sunday's vote.

Ukraine rebels urge Donetsk truce

Sat, 2014-08-09 12:52
Rebels in east Ukraine call for a ceasefire in Donetsk, amid a reported army advance, as Russia renews its offer to send an aid mission.

VIDEO: UK to send NHS team to Gaza

Sat, 2014-08-09 12:25
The BBC's Andy Moore spoke to trauma surgeon, Professor Chris Bulstrode, as he prepares to travel to Gaza as part of a team of NHS medical experts.

Deadly violence in Pakistan protest

Sat, 2014-08-09 12:19
At least six people die in Pakistan's Punjab province, in clashes between police and supporters of leading anti-government cleric Tahirul Qadri.

Venus beats sister Serena in Canada

Sat, 2014-08-09 12:10
Venus Williams beats world number one sister Serena for the first time five years to reach the final of the Rogers Cup.
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