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Toure confirms future is at Man City

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:16
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says he wants to stay at the Premier League club for "as long as possible".

Cemetery plans opposed by neighbours

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:06
Plans for a huge new cemetery beside the south Antrim village of Dundrod meets strong opposition from a group of residents.

US and EU expand sanctions on Russia

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:04
President Barack Obama says new, co-ordinated sanctions from the US and EU will continue to make Russia's "weak economy even weaker".

Instagram reveals new Bolt photo app

Tue, 2014-07-29 23:50
The picture-based social media site has revealed a new Snapchat-style app that lets users send temporary messages.

VIDEO: 'UK must respond to Ebola threat'

Tue, 2014-07-29 23:29
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is "a threat" the UK must respond to - and announced that he will chair an emergency Cobra meeting about the virus on Wednesday.

The dead dog that changed colour twice

Tue, 2014-07-29 23:19
The dog that stole charity money to buy biscuits

VIDEO: Five brothers killed in WW1

Tue, 2014-07-29 23:18
World War One had a devastating impact on many communities around the UK and in the Lincolnshire village of Friesthorpe one mother and father lost five of their eight sons.

VIDEO: Huge water main leak gouges LA road

Tue, 2014-07-29 22:37
A burst water main on Los Angeles' iconic Sunset Boulevard has caused flooding at the University of California, Los Angeles, local officials say.

Lisicki hits fastest women's serve

Tue, 2014-07-29 22:27
Sabine Lisicki hits the fastest serve in the history of women's tennis at 131mph during a first-round loss in Stanford.

Airline apology over drug warning

Tue, 2014-07-29 22:16
Australia's Jetstar apologises after an attendant on a Sydney-bound flight warned passengers to flush their drugs down the toilet before landing.

Hamas vows to continue Gaza battle

Tue, 2014-07-29 21:01
A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, as 32 Palestinians are reported dead in overnight shelling.

Ebola fears and 'fat' doctors - the papers

Tue, 2014-07-29 20:48
Fears over the potential spread of the Ebola virus make front-page headlines, while other papers focus on advice being issued to NHS staff and patients alike.

Khmer Rouge duo begin genocide trial

Tue, 2014-07-29 20:14
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.

VIDEO: Air officials 'closing safety gaps'

Tue, 2014-07-29 20:06
Following the shooting down of flight MH17, aviation officials have been meeting in Montreal in Canada to discuss air safety.

Deadly violence hits China's Xinjiang

Tue, 2014-07-29 18:47
Dozens of people have been killed or injured in violence in China's troubled western region of Xinjiang, state media say.

VIDEO: Harding's 'lusty' letters published

Tue, 2014-07-29 18:26
Almost 1,000 letters of Warren Harding, the 29th US president, have been published.

Libya militias seize Benghazi base

Tue, 2014-07-29 17:53
A special forces base in Libya has been seized by militias, the fighters and officials say, as a blaze continues at a fuel depot in the capital Tripoli.

Playing French horn with no arms

Tue, 2014-07-29 17:30
The French horn player who has no arms

It's not always winning that counts

Tue, 2014-07-29 16:32
Losing with style but winning over Commonwealth Games crowds

Middle-aged drinking 'impairs memory'

Tue, 2014-07-29 16:15
Problem drinking in middle age doubles the risk of memory loss in later life, research suggests.
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