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Slain US teenager 'robbery suspect'

Fri, 2014-08-15 11:43
Michael Brown, the black teenager shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri, was a suspect in a robbery just moments earlier, police say.

Grace Mugabe enters Zanu-PF politics

Fri, 2014-08-15 11:29
The wife of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe enters politics, after being endorsed to become the head of the ruling party's women's league.

VIDEO: British Muslim who wants to join IS

Fri, 2014-08-15 11:24
The BBC's Ed Thomas speaks to a British Muslim who says he is willing to join Islamic State fighters, believing it is his religious duty.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new films

Fri, 2014-08-15 11:18
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews the week's film releases, including The Rover and Expendables 3.

Season to begin after record spending

Fri, 2014-08-15 11:10
The Premier League season gets under way on Saturday following a record summer of transfer spending in England's top league.

Black box mystery of Brazil plane

Fri, 2014-08-15 11:03
A black box recording from the plane crash that killed Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos is not of his flight, the air force says.

EU tackles crises in Iraq and Ukraine

Fri, 2014-08-15 10:46
How is EU handling crises in Iraq and Ukraine?

British 'jihadist' speaks to the BBC

Fri, 2014-08-15 10:38
A British man intending to join the fighting in Iraq and Syria

England dominate India in final Test

Fri, 2014-08-15 10:27
England reach 62-0 after bowling India out for only 148 on a one-sided opening day in the final Test at The Oval.

India women face final-day chase

Fri, 2014-08-15 10:25
India will begin the fourth and final day of the Women's Test on 119-4 chasing 181 to beat England at Wormsley.

UK 'would consider arming Kurds'

Fri, 2014-08-15 10:25
The UK would "consider favourably" any request for arms from the Kurds in their battle with extremists in Iraq, the foreign secretary has confirmed.

Wales NHS to offer MS cannabis drug

Fri, 2014-08-15 10:13
The NHS in Wales is the first in the UK to fund a cannabis-based medicine for people with multiple sclerosis.

Thailand surrogate couples blocked

Fri, 2014-08-15 10:13
Thailand has imposed new restrictions on taking children born to surrogate parents out of the country, following the controversial case of baby Gammy.

'Flying bricks' miss pregnant woman

Fri, 2014-08-15 10:13
A sleeping pregnant woman narrowly escapes injury when a car crashes into a wall outside her home, throwing bricks and glass into her living room.

Sir Cliff police given 'information'

Fri, 2014-08-15 10:07
Police say "a number of people" have "provided information" after Sir Cliff Richard's apartment was searched in relation to an alleged historical sex offence.

Favourite Mackay keen on Palace job

Fri, 2014-08-15 09:33
Malky Mackay is keen to fill the vacant manager's position at Crystal Palace following the departure of Tony Pulis.

GB's Rooney wins European 400m gold

Fri, 2014-08-15 09:32
Martyn Rooney wins 400m gold but fellow Briton Christine Ohuruogu finishes fourth in the women's race at the European Championships.

VIDEO: Tattoo convention arrives in Belfast

Fri, 2014-08-15 09:29
Tattoo artists from all over Europe are in Belfast this weekend for an international convention on body art.

VIDEO: BBC on board RAF mission in Iraq

Fri, 2014-08-15 09:29
A BBC crew has joined an RAF reconnaissance mission over Iraq to see how British Tornado aircraft are helping to plot Islamic State positions on the ground.

VIDEO: 'Mental illness can happen to anyone'

Fri, 2014-08-15 09:16
Sam Bailey spoke to BBC News about his experiences with depression.
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