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Man and woman killed in Newry crash

Sat, 2014-08-02 13:01
A 67-year-old woman and 19-year-old man have died in a two-vehicle crash in Newry, County Down.

Syrian rebels raid Lebanese town

Sat, 2014-08-02 12:34
There are scenes of chaos as Islamist rebels from Syria raid a border town in Lebanon, killing two members of the security forces and abducting others.

Israel action 'foolish' - Ashdown

Sat, 2014-08-02 12:32
Former Liberal Democrat leader Lord Ashdown calls Israel's attacks on Gaza "foolish" and "disproportionate" and urges peace talks.

Ex-Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith dies at 59

Sat, 2014-08-02 12:09
Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith has died following complications from major heart surgery at the age of 59, his company says.

Pitman painter Norman Cornish dies

Sat, 2014-08-02 10:46
The last of the "Pitman painters", known for his pictures of everyday life, dies at the age of 94.

Slenderman stab girl 'mentally unfit'

Sat, 2014-08-02 10:03
A schoolgirl accused of trying to kill her friend to 'please' an online horror character is 'mentally unfit' for trial.

VIDEO: WW1 monument melts in hours

Sat, 2014-08-02 09:59
Five thousand ice sculptures have melted away after going on display to commemorate World War One.

Syrian villagers drive out jihadists

Sat, 2014-08-02 09:25
Villagers in eastern Syria drive out Islamic State militants, in a rare display of local resistance to the group, as fighting rages in neighbouring Iraq.

British woman killed at game lodge

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:33
A British woman is believed to have been robbed and stabbed to death at a game lodge she owned in South Africa.

Training boost for Games volunteers

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:28
A £2.4m employability programme is to be opened up to young Commonwealth Games volunteers, First Minister Alex Salmond says.

Soldiers die in crash with tractor

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:04
Two soldiers, from England, serving with the 2nd Battalion The Rifles, die following a crash involving a car and a tractor in Cullybackey, County Antrim.

Boy arrested for attempted murder

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:04
A 16-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and wounding after two men were stabbed.

GCHQ unveils 'cyber spy' degrees

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:34
Intelligence agency GCHQ accredits six UK universities to teach specialist master's degree courses to future internet security experts.

French officer held in cocaine hunt

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:33
A French drugs squad officer is arrested in the city of Perpignan on suspicion of stealing more than 50kg of cocaine from Paris police headquarters.

Man arrested over Chihuahua swinging

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:28
A 19-year-old is arrested after a man was filmed swinging a Chihuahua dog by its lead around his head on a walk.

Adams beats Walsh to win historic gold

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:21
England's Nicola Adams beats Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh to become the first female Commonwealth boxing champion.

Coastguards warn of 'choppy' seas

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:17
Coastguards are urging people to take care in "choppy" seas after three incidents in the space of an hour.

Man nose-pushes sprout up mountain

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:15
A man completes his challenge to push a Brussels sprout up Snowdon with his nose.

Botswana's Montsho fails doping test

Sat, 2014-08-02 06:33
Former world and Commonwealth 400m champion Amantle Montsho is provisionally suspended after failing a doping test.

AUDIO: 'Slenderman' teen unfit to stand trial

Sat, 2014-08-02 05:22
A 12-year-old girl, accused of stabbing a Wisconsin classmate to please a fictional online character, has been ruled mentally unfit to stand trial.

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