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Ashya brother defends arrested parents

Sun, 2014-08-31 14:15
A boy with a brain tumour whose parents took him from a hospital against medical advice had everything he needed to be safe, his brother says.

VIDEO: Pro-Russian separatists approach Mariupol

Sun, 2014-08-31 14:14
Russia's President, Vladimir Putin, says any agreement to end the conflict in Ukraine, must include discussions on giving more autonomy to pro-Russians in the east.

Conservative MP Kelly to stand down

Sun, 2014-08-31 14:05
Conservative MP for Dudley South Chris Kelly announces he will stand down at the 2015 general election after one term.

Barclays sells Spanish businesses

Sun, 2014-08-31 14:00
Barclays Bank sells Spanish businesses for £633m to the country's third largest lender CaixaBank.

Arsenal 'active' as deadline looms

Sun, 2014-08-31 14:00
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger expects to be busy on deadline day, while plenty of activity is expected after a record summer of spending.

Iraqi forces 'reach besieged Amerli'

Sun, 2014-08-31 12:52
Iraqi forces reach the besieged town of Amerli, where thousands of people have been trapped by jihadists, military officials say.

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.

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