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Chatroom 'rape' woman sent to jail

Fri, 2014-08-08 10:14
A woman who used internet chatrooms to try to arrange for strangers to rape a former work colleague is jailed for six years.

Man released in murder investigation

Fri, 2014-08-08 10:13
A 53-year-old man who was arrested by police investigating the murder of a teenager who disappeared in 1989 is released without charge.

VIDEO: WHO: 'Ebola spread can be stopped'

Fri, 2014-08-08 10:13
The World Health Organisation says a co-ordinated international response can stop the spread of Ebola, as it declares the outbreak in West Africa an international emergency.

UN camp in South Sudan 'horrific'

Fri, 2014-08-08 10:03
At least 40,000 people who fled fighting in South Sudan are living in horrific conditions because of flooding at a UN camp, medical charity MSF says.

VIDEO: Big rise in term-time holiday fines

Fri, 2014-08-08 09:51
There has been a sharp rise in the number of fines issued to parents for taking their children out of school in term time.

VIDEO: Israel strikes in Gaza amid rocket fire

Fri, 2014-08-08 09:45
Israel says it has resumed air strikes in Gaza after Palestinian militants fired rockets following the end of a three-day truce on Friday morning.

Ebola 'an international emergency'

Fri, 2014-08-08 09:42
The World Health Organization declares the spread of Ebola in West Africa an international health emergency.

Italian Senate to cut its powers

Fri, 2014-08-08 09:20
Senators in Italy vote in favour of sweeping reforms that could lead to a dramatic reduction in the size and power of the upper house of parliament.

Bank rejects offer from Ecclestone

Fri, 2014-08-08 09:11
German bank BayernLB says it has rejected a 25m euros (£20m) settlement from Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.

Israel hits Gaza amid rocket fire

Fri, 2014-08-08 09:10
Israel resumes air strikes in Gaza after Palestinian militants fire rockets following the end of a three-day ceasefire.

Former chief bids to return to Rangers

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:57
Former Rangers chief executive Charles Green tells BBC Sport he is close to raising up to £10m to invest in the Ibrox club.

UKIP rejects Farage candidacy claim

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:49
UKIP dismisses reports that its leader Nigel Farage is on a candidate list for next year's general election in a Kent constituency.

Heavy rain halts England and India

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:42
Rain curtails day two of the fourth Test between England and India at Old Trafford, with the hosts leading by 85.

China jails British GSK investigator

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:33
A UK businessman and his American wife are jailed for illegally obtaining Chinese citizens' personal data, at a high-profile trial in Shanghai.

Royal Mail cuts later collections

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:25
Collection times at almost half the Royal Mail's collection boxes will be brought forward to between 9am and 3pm.

'Facts twisted' in Pistorius trial

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:25
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers say facts have been twisted by the prosecution at his murder trial which will issue a verdict on 11 September.

Weekendish: Best longer reads from the week

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:16
The best long reads for you to enjoy at your leisure

Why not caring about anything is only for the young

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:04
Will Self on why not caring about anything is only for the young

Robinson: 'SF in shameless denial'

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:04
The first minister says that the "shameless denial of economic realities" by Sinn Féin could end devolution in Northern Ireland.

Authority bans US flights over Iraq

Fri, 2014-08-08 08:03
The US Federal Aviation Administration bans all US airlines from flying over Iraq due to the "hazardous situation" as British Airways also suspends service.
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