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Family mourning dead baby attacked

Mon, 2014-08-04 04:20
A family holding a private service for a stillborn baby are attacked by a gang in a park in Colchester.

Labour slams after-school arts slump

Mon, 2014-08-04 04:13
The government is to blame for a slump in the number of primary pupils in England taking after-school arts classes, Labour says.

Thousands flee Lebanese border town

Mon, 2014-08-04 04:01
Thousands of Lebanese civilians and Syrian refugees flee clashes between the Lebanese army and Syrian rebels who raided a border town.

Colombia probes soldiers' poisoning

Mon, 2014-08-04 03:52
Colombian experts are investigating whether a soldier who died on Sunday after buying poisoned pork was the victim of left-wing rebels.

Day in pictures: 4 August 2014

Mon, 2014-08-04 03:47
24 hours of news photos: 4 August

Assault charge footballer given bail

Mon, 2014-08-04 03:26
West Ham footballer Ravel Morrison is released on bail after three days in custody on charges of assaulting his ex-girlfriend and her mother.

Wikipedia link 'hidden from Google'

Mon, 2014-08-04 03:25
For the first time, a Wikipedia entry has been removed from certain Google search results, under the new EU "right to be forgotten" law.

Ghana to seek help from IMF

Mon, 2014-08-04 03:16
Ghana says it will seek financial help from the International Monetary Fund to help strengthen the West African nation's currency.

AUDIO: The 'right man' to play £1m Stradivarius

Mon, 2014-08-04 03:14
An 18-year-old boy has been loaned a rare Stradivarius violin, worth £1m, by a musician who was touched by the similarities in their lives.

Australia to deliver 'best' Games

Mon, 2014-08-04 03:13
Australia promise to build on the "standout" Glasgow 2014 and deliver the "best" Commonwealth Games in 2018.

Your pictures: Abandoned

Mon, 2014-08-04 03:04
Readers' photos on the theme of "abandoned"

Artist: 'Keep kids out of galleries'

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:53
British artist Jake Chapman says taking children to art galleries is a "total waste of time".

VIDEO: How to become a virtual bird

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:51
Click is at London's Barbican for Digital Revolution, an immersive exhibition of art, design, film, music and video games.

Commonwealth closer watched by 6.8m

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:48
The closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, which featured a set by Kylie Minogue, is watched by an average of 6.8m viewers.

River ferry capsizes in Bangladesh

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:44
A ferry with about 200 passengers on board capsizes in a river south of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, officials say.

Torrential rain causes landslides

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:41
Torrential downpours over the weekend caused a series of landslides in County Antrim as up to 50mm of rain fell in in a number of hours.

Lights going out for WW1 centenary

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:32
An hour's darkness is set to mark 100 years since the beginning of World War One, with artists taking a pivotal role in the commemorations.

Mexican mayor shot dead in Jalisco

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:24
Unidentified gunmen shoot dead the mayor of Ayutla, in the Mexican state of Jalisco, just over a month after the deputy police chief was killed.

NHS to target long waits for ops

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:15
The NHS in England has been ordered to prioritise patients who have endured long waits for routine treatment.

HSBC half-yearly profits fall by 12%

Mon, 2014-08-04 01:57
HSBC profits fall by 12% in the first half of the year, as the bank says it paid out $234m to cover the cost of "customer redress".

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