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Gomez denies Jonny Brownlee title

Sun, 2014-08-31 12:43
Javier Gomez wins the Triathlon World Series title ahead of Jonny Brownlee, whose brother Alistair wins the final race.

In pictures: India's coal miners

Sun, 2014-08-31 12:34
Photographer Arindam Mukherjee with the miners of eastern India

Tsonga 'less afraid' of Murray

Sun, 2014-08-31 12:15
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga goes into his US Open fourth-round match against Andy Murray boosted by the Briton's uncertain form.

'No apology' over Ashya King search

Sun, 2014-08-31 11:46
Police say they will not apologise for the way they conducted a search for a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, who was taken from a UK hospital by his parents against medical advice.

VIDEO: Saying 'I do,' underwater in China

Sun, 2014-08-31 11:24
Why Chinese couples are queuing up to put on waterproof make-up and get their wedding pictures taken underwater.

Smile please, but hold your breath

Sun, 2014-08-31 11:23
Chinese couples told to smile, but please hold your breath

Bush sets new album chart record

Sun, 2014-08-31 11:21
Kate Bush follows her stage comeback to become the first woman to have eight albums in the chart at the same time.

VIDEO: Powerful vacuum cleaner sales spike

Sun, 2014-08-31 10:17
From 1 September, companies in the EU will be banned from making or importing vacuum cleaners above 1600 watts and it has led to a sharp rise in sales.

What is proton beam therapy?

Sun, 2014-08-31 09:48
What is proton beam therapy and why is it so sought after?

Eurosceptics win German state seats

Sun, 2014-08-31 09:47
Eurosceptic party 'Alternative for Germany' wins its first state parliament seats in the eastern state of Saxony, according to exit polls.

McGuinness urges dissident ceasefire

Sun, 2014-08-31 09:36
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness urges dissident republicans, on the IRA ceasefire 20th anniversary, to "take that same step into politics and away from conflict".

VIDEO: Paris building demolished in blast

Sun, 2014-08-31 09:10
Four people have been killed and eleven others injured after an explosion rocked a four-storey building in Rosny-sous-Bois, Paris on Sunday morning.

Diver, 41, dies after quarry rescue

Sun, 2014-08-31 08:22
One diver dies and two others are treated in hospital after an incident at a disused quarry in Gwynedd.

Iceland issues new volcano alert

Sun, 2014-08-31 08:17
Iceland issues an aviation alert after a fresh lava eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano, but the warning is later lowered.

The stories behind five deadline-day panic buys

Sun, 2014-08-31 07:42
From falling asleep at the airport to paying over the odds, we look at five transfers with more than a hint of panic about them.

X Factor dominates Saturday night TV

Sun, 2014-08-31 04:45
X Factor returns to ITV with 9.3 million viewers, or 43% of the viewing public.

Bodies found after fireworks blaze

Sun, 2014-08-31 03:22
The bodies of two people are found following a fire in a shed containing fireworks in the Lake District.

Day three of sea search for boy, 12

Sun, 2014-08-31 02:51
The search for a missing 12-year-old boy who was swept into the sea while playing continues for a third day.

VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes safe?

Sun, 2014-08-31 02:31
Inside Out goes to the lab to investigate what is in e-cigarettes while we unwrap the arguments surrounding them.

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