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Bolt: Games slur reports 'nonsense'

Wed, 2014-07-30 08:02
Usain Bolt denies newspaper claims that he made disparaging comments about the Commonwealth Games.

Ukraine claims key town near Donetsk

Wed, 2014-07-30 08:01
The Ukrainian army says it has seized the town of Avdiivka, near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, amid intense fighting in the area around the downed MH17 flight.

Nine years for baby-killer boyfriend

Wed, 2014-07-30 07:53
A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is jailed for nine years for manslaughter.

Argentina hours away from default

Wed, 2014-07-30 07:50
No deal is in prospect in Argentina's debt talks in New York as Wednesday night's default deadline approaches.

US travel ban on Venezuela officials

Wed, 2014-07-30 07:50
The US imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan government officials it says are linked to human rights abuses during recent protests.

Woman 'sought witness information'

Wed, 2014-07-30 07:48
A woman is charged with terrorism offences for allegedly trying to identify people currently under the PSNI Witness Protection Scheme.

Gun attack on police patrol car

Wed, 2014-07-30 07:37
Police are blaming dissident republicans for a gun attack on one of their patrols in Londonderry

VIDEO: How to 'drive' a driverless car?

Wed, 2014-07-30 07:24
The BBC's Jon Ironmonger uncovers the science behind the UK's driverless cars.

VIDEO: Broads-view opens up Norfolk waterways

Wed, 2014-07-30 07:22
The Norfolk Broads will soon be available for virtual navigation thanks to a novel aquatic equivalent of Google's Streetview technology

Los Angeles flood hits university

Wed, 2014-07-30 07:03
A burst water main causes flooding along Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard at the University of California, Los Angeles, officials say.

Ex-NoW editors charged over hacking

Wed, 2014-07-30 07:02
Two former News of the World journalists have been charged with conspiring to hack phones, the Crown Prosecution Service says.

Energy firms to 'double' margins

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:55
The big six energy firms are set to double their profit margins over the next year, according to estimates by the regulator, Ofgem.

UN accuses Israel over Gaza shelter

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:42
UN officials accuse Israel of launching a deadly attack on a UN-run school housing thousands of refugees in Gaza despite repeated warnings.

Tight security after Xinjiang unrest

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:42
Chinese authorities step up security in parts of Xinjiang after dozens were killed or injured in the region's worst violence for months.

'You look down, your legs go to jelly - it's terrifying'

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:41
A rejuvenated Tom Daley talks sexuality, critics and the "demon" dive from London 2012 that is still affecting his performances.

Moyes bar 'scuffle' case dropped

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:28
Former Manchester United manager David Moyes is no longer being investigated over an alleged scuffle in a bar in Lancashire, police say.

Wednesday's gossip column

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:17
Borini resumes talks with Sunderland, Fellaini's wages could scupper Napoli move, Lovren visa delay plus more.

Woman, 34, found dead in river

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:13
A woman's body is pulled from a south Wales river, Gwent Police confirm.

Fastest growth in Spain since 2007

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:46
Spain's economy is growing at its fastest quarterly rate since the end of 2007, but it is also facing a deflation threat.

New banker rules 'could hurt London'

Wed, 2014-07-30 05:39
Bank of England plans to penalise badly-performing bankers could put London at a disadvantage as a financial centre, says banking industry body BBA.
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