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War dead commemorated by ice figures

Sat, 2014-08-02 09:21
Hundreds of people gather in a city square to place thousands of ice figurines in memory of those who died in World War One.

British woman killed at game lodge

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:33
A British woman is believed to have been robbed and stabbed to death at a game lodge she owned in South Africa.

Training boost for Games volunteers

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:28
A £2.4m employability programme is to be opened up to young Commonwealth Games volunteers, First Minister Alex Salmond says.

Soldiers die in crash with tractor

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:04
Two soldiers, from England, serving with the 2nd Battalion The Rifles, die following a crash involving a car and a tractor in Cullybackey, County Antrim.

Boy arrested for attempted murder

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:04
A 16-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and wounding after two men were stabbed.

Llanelli hosts its sixth eisteddfod

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:50
The 2014 National Eisteddfod is under way in Llanelli, the sixth time the town has hosted the event in its modern form.

Quo gigs off as Parfitt taken ill

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:48
Rock band Status Quo are forced to cancel six concerts on their European tour because of illness affecting guitarist Rick Parfitt.

Barnes and Conlan take Glasgow golds

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:40
Boxers Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan secure Northern Ireland's first gold medals of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Golds take Scots over 50-medal mark

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:39
Charlie Flynn and Josh Taylor win boxing golds, taking Scotland's medal tally beyond the 50 mark for Glasgow 2014.

GCHQ unveils 'cyber spy' degrees

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:34
Intelligence agency GCHQ accredits six UK universities to teach specialist master's degree courses to future internet security experts.

French officer held in cocaine hunt

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:33
A French drugs squad officer is arrested in the city of Perpignan on suspicion of stealing more than 50kg of cocaine from Paris police headquarters.

Man arrested over Chihuahua swinging

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:28
A 19-year-old is arrested after a man was filmed swinging a Chihuahua dog by its lead around his head on a walk.

Adams beats Walsh to win historic gold

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:21
England's Nicola Adams beats Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh to become the first female Commonwealth boxing champion.

Coastguards warn of 'choppy' seas

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:17
Coastguards are urging people to take care in "choppy" seas after three incidents in the space of an hour.

Man nose-pushes sprout up mountain

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:15
A man completes his challenge to push a Brussels sprout up Snowdon with his nose.

China factory blast kills dozens

Sat, 2014-08-02 06:58
An explosion at a factory in eastern China has killed at least 68 people and left scores injured, according to Chinese state media.

Sultanina wins at Glorious Goodwood

Sat, 2014-08-02 06:57
Sultanina, ridden by William Buick for in-form trainer John Gosden, wins the Nassau Stakes at Glorious Goodwood.

Body parts inquiry victim named

Sat, 2014-08-02 06:57
A man whose body parts were found at a Bristol recycling plant is identified by police as a man from Swindon.

Sierra Leone cyclist 'not missing'

Sat, 2014-08-02 06:54
A cyclist from Sierra Leone who vanished from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games athletes' village is not missing, officials say.

Ukraine clashes hamper MH17 probe

Sat, 2014-08-02 06:34
Fresh fighting in eastern Ukraine forces a forensics team to halt operations in part of the vast crash site of Malaysian flight MH17.
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