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Warplane bombs town in east Ukraine

Tue, 2014-07-15 07:30
A warplane attacks a rebel-held town with rockets in eastern Ukraine, shattering homes and killing 11 people.

Afghan market bomb attack kills 89

Tue, 2014-07-15 07:26
A suicide bomb attack at a market in eastern Afghanistan kills 89 people, officials say, hours after the president's media team is attacked in Kabul.

VIDEO: Hogwarts opens doors to Japanese fans

Tue, 2014-07-15 07:23
Harry Potter stars Tom Felton and Evanna Lynch attended the opening ceremony of the new Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios in Osaka.

Nurse 'planned to eat teenage girl'

Tue, 2014-07-15 07:22
A nurse with a cannibalism fetish planned to kill and eat a 14-year-old girl, a court hears during a graphic opening statement.

Fed warns on social media stocks

Tue, 2014-07-15 07:14
The US Federal Reserve warns of "stretched valuations" in social media and biotechnology firms as part of chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual report in front of Congress.

Kincora victim makes UK inquiry call

Tue, 2014-07-15 07:13
A man who was abused as a teenager at Kincora Boys' Home in east Belfast says the home should be included in a government inquiry into child sex abuse.

Van Gaal will spark revival - Robson

Tue, 2014-07-15 07:03
Manchester United legend Bryan Robson says new boss Louis van Gaal can turn the club into title challengers immediately.

Site lists pages blocked by Google

Tue, 2014-07-15 06:45
Developer collates the search terms now hidden under European court's 'right to be forgotten' ruling

AUDIO: 'I have Alzheimer's, please be patient'

Tue, 2014-07-15 06:45
A woman with dementia describes being diagnosed on her 55th birthday, and the difficulties she faces in everyday life.

Syria chemical shipment arrives in UK

Tue, 2014-07-15 06:24
A waste management plant in Cheshire is preparing to receive 150 tonnes relinquished by Syria as part of the dismantling of its chemical weapons programme.

Asylum seeker fraud 'not caught'

Tue, 2014-07-15 06:15
The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration criticises the Home Office for failing to stop asylum seekers fraudulently claiming benefits.

Marine fell to death in Snowdonia

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:54
A Royal Marine fell 100ft (30m) to his death while taking part in a special forces selection exercise in Snowdonia, an inquest hears.

Man claims African land for daughter

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:46
An American man claims to be king of a small piece of Africa so his daughter can become a princess.

Crabb appointed as Wales secretary

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:38
Stephen Crabb MP is appointed as Welsh secretary, after the serving minister David Jones was sacked.

Juncker elected to top EU job

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:23
MEPs elect Jean-Claude Juncker - a veteran champion of EU integration - as head of the European Commission despite UK opposition.

Bowie portrait in Snowdon show

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:22
A portrait of David Bowie is among one of 130 original photographs donated by Lord Snowdon to the National Portrait Gallery.

Iraqi parliament elects new speaker

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:18
Iraq's parliament has elected Salim al-Jabouri as speaker, breaking weeks of political deadlock amid a jihadist-led rebellion in the north and west.

VIDEO: Suicides linked to arrests of teenagers

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:11
The suicides of three teenagers have been linked to the failure to treat 17-year-olds in custody as children rather than adults, as Jim Reed reports for BBC Newsnight

Baby's E. coli hospital death

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:10
Strict hygiene rules were being enforced when a premature baby girl died at five days old after contracting E.Coli, an inquest hears.

Rejuvenated Woods targets Open title

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:06
Tiger Woods, now fit again after back surgery, insists winning the title is his only goal at this week's Open Championship.
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