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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.

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.

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.

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.

Rodwell set for Sunderland move

Mon, 2014-08-04 09:22
Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell is poised to agree a five-year deal to move to Sunderland for about £10m.

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.

Ukraine troops enter Russia in clash

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:54
More than 300 Ukrainian troops cross into Russia during heavy fighting with pro-Russian rebels - but Kiev denies they are "defectors".

England 'ready to win World Cup'

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:41
As England prepare to face Spain in Group A, Maggie Alphonsi says the "pain" of three final defeats can drive them to World Cup glory.

Iraq offers air support to Kurds

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:24
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki orders the country's air force to provide support to Kurdish forces fighting militants in the north.

Big Bang Theory stars sign new deal

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:13
Three stars of US hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory sign new three-year contracts, putting to an end a brief delay in filming new episodes.

VIDEO: Highlights from WW1 centenary events

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:02
BBC News compiles some of the highlights of the events being held around the world to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

Anger at Egypt orphanage 'brutality'

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:58
A video showing the manager of an orphanage in Egypt beating children in his care has provoked outrage in the Egyptian media.

Woman raped in hospital toilet

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:39
A woman is raped in a disabled toilet at a Leeds hospital.

Boys unearth gold from 2,300 BC

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:16
A group of Cumbrian schoolboys unearths a rare 4,000-year-old ornament during a dig in Northumberland.

Pompey in World War One kit tribute

Mon, 2014-08-04 05:40
Portsmouth honour members of the 'Pompey Pals' who fell during World War One by including their names on the new home kit.

Russians stranded as tour firm fails

Mon, 2014-08-04 05:40
As many as 27,000 Russian tourists are stranded abroad after a Russian tour firm, Labirint, suspended operations amid financial turmoil.

Steroids trafficker's lifetime ban

Mon, 2014-08-04 05:36
A south Wales steroid trafficker becomes the first person to be given a lifetime sports ban by UK Anti-Doping.

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