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Nigerian state bans cars during Eid

Mon, 2014-07-28 05:42
Vehicles in Nigeria's north-eastern Borno state are banned for three days during Eid festivities because of fears of a Boko Haram attack.

Uneasy calm in Gaza after UN call

Mon, 2014-07-28 05:40
Sporadic fighting in Gaza punctuates the relative calm that has followed a UN call overnight for an immediate ceasefire as a Muslim festival begins.

Death crash driver in police pursuit

Mon, 2014-07-28 05:22
A driver who knocked down and killed a boy on a footpath eight years ago is back in jail after leading police on a high-speed pursuit.

Teacher banned for ice punishment

Mon, 2014-07-28 05:20
A teacher who punished pupils by making them put ice cubes in their underwear is banned from teaching.

VIDEO: 'Fat bloke did good' - marathon man Way

Mon, 2014-07-28 05:18
English long-distance runner Steve Way tells the inspiring story of how he went from a 16-and-a-half-stone smoker to finishing 10th in the Commonwealth Games marathon.

Games athlete on sex attack charge

Mon, 2014-07-28 05:08
A Papua New Guinea weightlifter competing at the Commonwealth Games is to stand trial over an alleged sex attack on a man in Glasgow.

VIDEO: Help for Heroes fraudster 'humbled'

Mon, 2014-07-28 04:46
A man who stole hundreds of thousands of pounds form the Help for Heroes charity is facing a lengthy jail sentence after pleading guilty in court

VIDEO: 'Giant bolt' hits LA beach goers

Mon, 2014-07-28 04:44
One person has been killed and at least eight others taken to hospital in Los Angeles after being struck by lightning.

Domestic abuse law planned - Labour

Mon, 2014-07-28 04:43
Labour would bring in laws on domestic violence to prevent abusive partners avoiding prosecution, the shadow home secretary says.

Death link drug 'mainly NI problem'

Mon, 2014-07-28 04:40
A drug linked to the deaths of 20 people is "principally a Northern Ireland problem", a coroner has said.

Gaza march violence footage plea

Mon, 2014-07-28 04:25
Police are seeking video footage of violence which broke out during a protest march in Cardiff opposing Israel's military action in Gaza.

Passport workers go on strike

Mon, 2014-07-28 04:23
Hundreds of passport workers are striking over staffing and pay, with the government saying their action could threaten people's holidays.

Koala survives speedy ride under car

Mon, 2014-07-28 04:17
A koala has had an extraordinary escape clinging to the bottom of a car on a busy Australian highway.

Russia offers $110,000 Tor bounty

Mon, 2014-07-28 04:15
Russia offers 3.9m roubles ($110,000; £65,000) in a contest for ways to crack the identities of users of the Tor network.

VIDEO: Amateur video of Sussex storms

Mon, 2014-07-28 04:11
Torrential rain and hail storms across England have led to major travel problems and flash flooding across parts of England.

SNP considers Scottish minimum wage

Mon, 2014-07-28 03:58
An independent Scotland would consider introducing a minimum wage that would rise in line with the cost of living, the SNP says.

Review after NI ambulance shortage

Mon, 2014-07-28 03:56
The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) is reviewing its operations after staff shortages led to delays in its 999 response times over the weekend.

Hacker McKinnon turns search expert

Mon, 2014-07-28 03:52
Gary McKinnon, the computer hacker who was the subject of a 10-year legal battle over US extradition, reinvents himself as a search expert.

VIDEO: Marvel stars on appeal of superheroes

Mon, 2014-07-28 03:41
Actors Samuel L Jackson and Chris Hemsworth have been talking about the enduring appeal of superheroes at Comic-Con

Villiers condemns arson attack

Mon, 2014-07-28 03:24
Secretary of State Teresa Villiers condemns arsonists who attacked a Sinn Féin constituency office.

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