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Russia arrests Ukrainian officers

Fri, 2014-08-08 05:50
Investigators in Russia announce the arrest of five Ukrainian army officers for alleged war crimes as fighting rages over the border in eastern Ukraine.

Search death decision family anger

Fri, 2014-08-08 05:37
The family of a man killed in a police search react with anger to the news no charges are to be brought against officers over his death.

Afghans sign unity government deal

Fri, 2014-08-08 05:35
Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates sign a deal to form a national unity government after weeks of feuding.

Ban for risky level crossing driver

Fri, 2014-08-08 04:58
A driver who sped across a south Wales rail crossing as the barriers closed is banned from driving for 12 months.

Pensioner had guns in his basement

Fri, 2014-08-08 04:38
A 76-year-old first offender who left guns "gathering dust" in his basement is warned he could face a five-year jail sentence.

VIDEO: Rio mayor promises great Olympics

Fri, 2014-08-08 04:36
With just two years to go, Julia Carneiro sat down with Mayor Eduardo Paes to discuss what impact the 2016 Olympic Games will have on the city.

6ft WW1 poppy stolen from roundabout

Fri, 2014-08-08 04:30
A giant commemorative poppy sculpture commemorating the beginning of World War One is stolen from a Berkshire roundabout.

Paragliders trapped in boat rigging

Fri, 2014-08-08 04:26
A south Wales father and son are left stuck in a boat's rigging while paragliding on holiday in northern Cyprus.

Iraq refugees need urgent help - UN

Fri, 2014-08-08 04:22
UN official says emergency aid drops by the US are helping refugees trapped by Islamist militants, but warns that more needs to be done.

Magee expansion 'off the table'

Fri, 2014-08-08 04:21
Minister Stephen Farry says expansion of the Londonderry Magee campus will not proceed "for the indefinite future".

Arsenal face Besiktas in play-off

Fri, 2014-08-08 03:55
Arsenal face Besiktas in the Champions League play-offs, while Celtic will play Maribor and the Europa League draw is made.

'No clear advice on tooth brushing'

Fri, 2014-08-08 03:45
Advice on the best way to brush teeth for adults and children is confusing and inconsistent, according to a study from University College London.

Pakistan returns India soldier

Fri, 2014-08-08 03:43
Pakistan hands back an Indian soldier carried by a river across the Line of Control (LoC) - the de facto border dividing the disputed Kashmir region.

VIDEO: Louis Smith on being a Tumble judge

Fri, 2014-08-08 03:35
Olympic and Commonwealth medallist Louis Smith talks to BBC Breakfast about his role as a judge on new TV show Tumble.

Brady and Rose among new life peers

Fri, 2014-08-08 03:32
Football boss Karren Brady and former Marks & Spencer boss Sir Stuart Rose are among 22 new life peers.

Day in pictures: 8 August 2014

Fri, 2014-08-08 03:30
24 hours of news photos: 8 August

Thousands at Bristol Balloon Fiesta

Fri, 2014-08-08 03:26
Hot air balloons take part in Bristol's annual event

Miliband: 'Come clean' on currency

Fri, 2014-08-08 03:07
Labour leader Ed Miliband calls on the Scottish government to spell out alternatives to currency union.

Can 'Cup kings' Widnes reign again?

Fri, 2014-08-08 03:03
From Super League also-rans to play-off contenders in two years - now Widnes want to restore their former Challenge Cup glories.

VIDEO: Doubt hangs over US trade treaty

Fri, 2014-08-08 03:02
A US-Africa trade treaty helps to support jobs in a number of African countries, but there are concerns about its future.
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