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VIDEO: 'I flew a baby elephant home'

Thu, 2014-09-04 08:49
When missionary Gary Roberts came across a herd of elephants that had been killed by poachers in Chad, he attempted to rescue the sole surviving calf which he then flew home in his small lightweight plane.

Amnesty says torture rife in Mexico

Thu, 2014-09-04 08:48
Torture is still rife in Mexico and routinely used to extract confessions, human rights organisation Amnesty International says.

'Spy tapes' given to SA opposition

Thu, 2014-09-04 08:43
South Africa's opposition leader Helen Zille is handed the "spy tapes" which she hopes will lead to corruption charges being reinstated against President Zuma.

How do MPs feel about military action?

Thu, 2014-09-04 08:17
How do MPs feel about military action in Iraq and Syria?

BP guilty of 'gross negligence'

Thu, 2014-09-04 08:02
A US judge rules BP was "grossly negligent" and guilty of reckless conduct in the lead-up to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

VIDEO: Woman dead in garden 'beheading'

Thu, 2014-09-04 07:45
A woman is found dead after a suspected beheading in the garden of a north London house.

France faces huge bill over warship

Thu, 2014-09-04 07:30
France stands to lose at least 1bn euros (£800m) after suspending delivery of a Mistral naval assault ship to Russia, officials say.

VIDEO: Testing out Lumia's flash trick

Thu, 2014-09-04 07:26
BBC technology reporter Dave Lee tests out the new flash function on Microsoft's Lumia smartphones, aimed at improving pictures taken in low light.

We must learn from India - Moeen

Thu, 2014-09-04 07:19
All-rounder Moeen Ali says England must learn from India's style of play to help turn around their dismal one-day form.

ECB cuts rates and launches stimulus

Thu, 2014-09-04 07:16
The European Central Bank lowers its benchmark interest rate to 0.05% as it looks to kick-start the flagging eurozone economy.

VIDEO: Teens run riot at US detention centre

Thu, 2014-09-04 06:35
Six teenagers are still being sought by Police in Tennessee after they escaped from a juvenile detention centre.

Al-Qaeda's battle of jihadi brands

Thu, 2014-09-04 06:34
Why India move makes al-Qaeda look desperate

VIDEO: House of Commons

Thu, 2014-09-04 06:15
MPs call for a ban on the sale of puppies and kittens in pet shops.

VIDEO: Migrants scale Calais security fence

Thu, 2014-09-04 06:06
Mayor of Calais Natacha Bouchart has said that her city was being "taken hostage" by more than 1,000 migrants attempting to cross the English Channel from France.

Dinosaur titan's big bone haul

Thu, 2014-09-04 05:18
Fossils unearthed in Argentina represent the most complete giant sauropod dinosaur ever discovered.

Day in pictures: 4 September 2014

Thu, 2014-09-04 04:11
News images from around the world: 4 September

VIDEO: 'Today we met the president'

Thu, 2014-09-04 03:55
Two pupils at Mount Pleasant Primary school in Newport were picked to read a welcome to President Barack Obama when he visited with Prime Minister David Cameron before the Nato summit started.

VIDEO: Mother of five stabbed to death

Thu, 2014-09-04 03:44
Hampshire Police have named a woman found stabbed to death in the New Forest as 47-year-old mother of five Penelope Anne Davis.

Your pictures: Summer

Thu, 2014-09-04 03:35
Readers' photos on the theme of "summer"

Caption Challenge: Red alert

Thu, 2014-09-04 03:29
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

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