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VIDEO: Remittances costing African migrants

Sun, 2014-08-10 23:19
The United States has offered billions to contribute to Africa's economic development, but many who left the continent to build a new life in America may be missing out.

Man stabbed to death after argument

Sun, 2014-08-10 23:18
A 26-year-old man is stabbed to death in south-east London after an argument with two other men.

Iraq's political crisis deepens

Sun, 2014-08-10 23:17
Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki says he will sue the president for violating constitutional rules, as he struggles to manage a raging insurgency in the north.

Gutsy McIlroy battles to win US PGA

Sun, 2014-08-10 23:05
World number one Rory McIlroy, 25, wins the fourth major of his career after digging deep to edge a gripping US PGA at Valhalla.

Heavy showers follow torrential rain

Sun, 2014-08-10 22:44
Heavy thundery showers are expected to hit mid and south Wales on Monday while the remains of ex-hurricane Bertha push north.

18-year-old woman killed in crash

Sun, 2014-08-10 22:42
An 18-year-old woman dies following a road crash on the Portaferry Road in Newtownards, County Down.

VIDEO: Hackers descend on Vegas for Def Con

Sun, 2014-08-10 22:32
Some of the smartest - and potentially most dangerous - minds in the hacking community gather in Las Vegas for their annual meeting, Def Con.

Watson regains place in world top 50

Sun, 2014-08-10 22:26
Heather Watson will compete in the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati having reclaimed her place in the top 50.

VIDEO: Turks celebrate presidential win

Sun, 2014-08-10 21:42
Outgoing PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has hailed his victory in Turkey's first direct presidential election as a new era for the country.

Minister due to decide on borehole

Sun, 2014-08-10 21:35
Northern Ireland's environment minister is due to decide on Monday whether a firm exploring for shale gas can start to drill an exploratory borehole.

NI construction continues to recover

Sun, 2014-08-10 21:32
The construction industry in Northern Ireland is continuing to show an improvement, although it may be down to firms winning work in Great Britain, a survey of businesses suggests.

Rural crime in NI 'has risen by 15%'

Sun, 2014-08-10 21:28
The level of rural crime in Northern Ireland rose by 15% and cost £3.9m last year, according to a survey by a farming insurance firm.

VIDEO: Ethics experts discuss Ebola drugs

Sun, 2014-08-10 21:21
A panel of medical ethics experts from the World Health Organisation is meeting in Geneva to discuss the possible use of experimental drugs to treat the Ebola virus.

Iraq deaths and gender change - the papers

Sun, 2014-08-10 21:08
The reported deaths of hundreds of Yazidi people in Iraq and the revelation that former boxing promoter Frank Maloney is undergoing a gender change are the main stories for the papers.

Kasparov bids to be chess kingpin

Sun, 2014-08-10 20:26
Former chess champion Garry Kasparov is to try to take the game's top job from a Russian multi-millionaire who says he was once abducted by aliens.

Australia boy 'holds severed head'

Sun, 2014-08-10 20:18
Australia's PM condemns an image showing a boy, reportedly the son of an Australian ex-terror convict, holding the severed head of a Syrian.

Gammy's parents 'wanted to take him'

Sun, 2014-08-10 19:38
An Australian couple deny abandoning a baby born with Down's syndrome to a surrogate in Thailand and say they will fight to get him back.

VIDEO: Gammy's parents 'wanted to take him'

Sun, 2014-08-10 19:37
The Australian couple accused of abandoning a baby born with Down's syndrome to a Thai surrogate mother say they wanted to take him home.

Three-day ceasefire holds in Gaza

Sun, 2014-08-10 19:23
A fresh three-day ceasefire agreed between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza is holding, with a prospect of further talks on a longer-term deal.

Sheep rustling boosts rural crime

Sun, 2014-08-10 17:30
Rural crime is rising, with a spate of sheep rustling and an increase in the theft of farming tools, vehicles and fuel driving up the figures.
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