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VIDEO: Police trial Bond-style tracking darts

Sat, 2014-08-30 08:23
A GPS tracking device being deployed by police in Florida enables officers to follow a vehicle without the need for a potentially dangerous high-speed pursuit.

Man charged over Galloway assault

Sat, 2014-08-30 07:40
A man is charged with religiously-aggravated assault after MP George Galloway was attacked in a west London street.

Lesotho PM flees 'military coup'

Sat, 2014-08-30 06:53
Lesotho's prime minister crosses into South Africa, accusing Lesotho's army of staging a coup and telling the BBC his life is in danger.

Man arrested over votes 'for sale'

Sat, 2014-08-30 06:47
A man is arrested after votes for the independence referendum were listed on internet auction site eBay.

Egypt Brotherhood death sentence cut

Sat, 2014-08-30 06:34
The head of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has one death sentence commuted to life in prison, but still faces another death penalty.

Gold-diggers find treasure on beach

Sat, 2014-08-30 06:30
Three people have become the first confirmed diggers to find 24-carat gold treasure buried on a beach in Kent.

Iran anger over new US sanctions

Sat, 2014-08-30 06:20
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani criticises new US sanctions, saying they will harm negotiations over his country's nuclear programme.

VIDEO: Rescuers free Nicaraguan miners

Sat, 2014-08-30 05:16
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.

Boy killed in crash in family's car

Sat, 2014-08-30 04:30
A seven-year-old boy dies and four members of his family are seriously injured when their car is in collision with a lorry in Kent.

Arson attack 'was murder attempt'

Sat, 2014-08-30 04:17
A man whose house was deliberately set on fire says the attack was "attempted murder".

China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling'

Sat, 2014-08-30 02:35
China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.

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