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Sweden 'mourns' its oldest eel

Sat, 2014-08-09 00:43
Swedes flock to social media to muse at the passing of "the world's oldest European eel", which lived in a well to the age of 155.

US, UN condemn new Gaza violence

Sat, 2014-08-09 00:15
The US and UN condemn renewed exchanges between Gaza and Israel after a three-day truce ended on Friday, urging both sides to cease fire.

AUDIO: Warsi: I can live with myself

Sat, 2014-08-09 00:15
The former cabinet minister, Baroness Warsi, has accused the government of showing a "lack of support for international justice and accountability" over the situation in Gaza.

UK planes to drop aid in Iraq

Sat, 2014-08-09 00:02
Britain is to drop emergency aid for those under threat from militants in Iraq to support the US - but rules out military action.

Book of condolence for dead walker

Fri, 2014-08-08 23:35
A book of condolence is being opened in Denbigh in memory of pensioner Arthur Jones whose body was found on Crete, six weeks after he went missing.

VIDEO: Stolen grandson found decades on

Fri, 2014-08-08 23:27
A music in Argentina teacher has made his first public appearance since finding out he is the grandson of a prominent human rights campaigner.

VIDEO: Superman wants to save the animals

Fri, 2014-08-08 23:17
Henry Cavill, who plays Superman in Man of Steel film, becomes an ambassador for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

US strikes in Iraq - the papers

Fri, 2014-08-08 21:20
The papers concentrate on US air strikes on Islamist militants in Iraq - and there is plenty of conjecture as to what extent Britain might become involved.

US steps up air strikes in Iraq

Fri, 2014-08-08 18:40
The US launches a second round of air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq, and confirms the group has taken the country's largest dam.

Republicans pick Cleveland for 2016

Fri, 2014-08-08 18:27
The Republican Party chooses Cleveland in the battleground state of Ohio as the site of its 2016 convention, party leaders say.

'Stem cells used in stroke therapy'

Fri, 2014-08-08 17:55
A pilot study suggests an experimental treatment that involves infusing stem cells into the brain may boost recovery after stroke.

Music lessons can close reading gap

Fri, 2014-08-08 17:51
Learning to sing or play a musical instrument can help disadvantaged children improve their reading skills, US research suggests.

Crowley: 'War on terror' now local

Fri, 2014-08-08 17:41
Obama is reframing "war on terror" in local terms, says PJ Crowley

Nigeria declares Ebola emergency

Fri, 2014-08-08 17:29
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declares the outbreak of Ebola "a national emergency" and approves funds to help contain the deadly virus.

Can UK learn from anti-jihad scheme?

Fri, 2014-08-08 17:00
Persuading those planning to fight in Syria to come home

Canada launches Arctic seabed quest

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:58
Canada launches a mission to map the Arctic seabed to support its claim for oil-rich undersea territory up to the North Pole.

VIDEO: Can US 'secret serum' cure Ebola?

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:55
Alastair Leithead visits the San Diego research centre where a serum used on two US Ebola patients was developed.

A British geography quiz you can do in the car

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:43
A British geography quiz you can do in the car

McIlroy halfway leader at US PGA

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:42
World number one Rory McIlroy has the halfway lead at the US PGA after a second-round 67 at Valhalla.

The great balloon riot of 1864

Fri, 2014-08-08 16:35
Author Jeremy Clay tells the little-known tale of the balloon riot in Leicester.
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