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Rabbis urge Cuba to free US prisoner

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:26
US rabbis urge President Obama to negotiate the release of US prisoner, Alan Gross, from a Cuban jail.

Events mark WW1 outbreak centenary

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:14
The 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One is marked in a series of events across Wales with Llandaff Cathedral hosting a national service of commemoration.

VIDEO: Can US-Africa summit boost growth?

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:11
The first ever US-Africa summit starts and one important issue for many African nations is the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act.

Female boss loses first Clermont game

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:06
Corinne Diacre's first game in charge of French second division side Clermont Foot ends in a 2-1 defeat away to Brest in Ligue 2.

VIDEO: Lights turned off to mark WW1 start

Mon, 2014-08-04 13:58
Lights have been turned off around the UK in memory of the 17 million soldiers and civilians who were killed between 1914 and 1918 in World War One.

World War One centenary commemorated

Mon, 2014-08-04 12:48
Commemorative events are held across Scotland to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

Equation 'can predict happiness'

Mon, 2014-08-04 12:26
Scientists find an equation which predicts momentary happiness, when participants performed better than expected during a task.

Reagan aide James Brady dies at 73

Mon, 2014-08-04 12:22
James Brady, the former White House press secretary shot in the head in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died at 73.

In pictures: India's e-waste village

Mon, 2014-08-04 12:13
Leading hub for dismantling electronic waste in India

VIDEO: Entrepreneur makes £150,000 toll road

Mon, 2014-08-04 12:11
A businessman from Bath built his own toll road through his fields to avoid the delays caused by work to repair a road near his home.

Leaders 'had no time for tributes'

Mon, 2014-08-04 11:57
Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg were not given time to write messages on wreaths to commemorate WW1, their parties say.

Israel 'presses on' after Gaza truce

Mon, 2014-08-04 11:15
Israel vows its military campaign in Gaza will continue "until security is restored", as its seven-hour "humanitarian window" ends.

World War One centenary events held

Mon, 2014-08-04 11:06
A series of events are held in Northern Ireland to mark the centenary of Britain's declaration of war against Germany.

VIDEO: Councils crackdown on 'laughing gas'

Mon, 2014-08-04 11:00
Councils in east London take action on vendors selling the legal high nitrous oxide.

Man arrested over music venue deaths

Mon, 2014-08-04 10:27
A man is arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after two men were killed when a door fell on them at a music venue.

African leaders gather for US summit

Mon, 2014-08-04 09:36
Delegates are gathering in Washington DC for the largest-ever summit of African leaders in the US, although the Ebola virus forces some to cancel.

April murder house to be demolished

Mon, 2014-08-04 09:33
The house where Mark Bridger is believed to have killed five-year-old April Jones is to be demolished.

Harris has 'no remorse', victim says

Mon, 2014-08-04 09:32
Rolf Harris's youngest victim claims the performer has "no remorse in any shape or form" after he launched a bid to appeal against his conviction.

Nigeria records second Ebola case

Mon, 2014-08-04 09:32
Nigeria records its second confirmed Ebola case as new UN figures show that 887 people have died of the virus in West Africa since February.

Simmonds, Slater & Rodgers win European gold

Mon, 2014-08-04 09:16
Great Britain para-swimmers Ellie Simmonds, Steph Slater and Susie Rodgers win gold on day one of the IPC Swimming European Championships.
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