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ECB 'under pressure' to boost growth

Thu, 2014-08-14 06:38
Stagnating growth in the eurozone has put pressure on the European Central Bank to take further measures to boost the economic bloc, say analysts.

Watson praises Woods after withdrawal

Thu, 2014-08-14 06:13
US Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson says Tiger Woods has taken the high road for his early decision to rule himself out.

DR Congo war crimes 'test case'

Thu, 2014-08-14 06:02
The war crimes trial in the DR Congo of a senior ex-army officer will be a test of military justice in the country, the UN says.

Guinea declares Ebola emergency

Thu, 2014-08-14 05:56
Guinea declares a national health emergency as it battles to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 1,000 people.

Donetsk shelled amid Russia aid row

Thu, 2014-08-14 05:56
Shells hit the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk, amid a continuing dispute over a Russian aid convoy now stationed close to the border.

Pitt war film to end London festival

Thu, 2014-08-14 05:47
Fury, a World War II tank drama starring Hollywood actor Brad Pitt, is to close this year's London Film Festival, organisers announce.

A-levels dip as degree places rise

Thu, 2014-08-14 05:40
A-level results are slightly down this year, but there are more university places on offer than ever before. sold after cyberbullying row

Thu, 2014-08-14 05:30
The Latvia-based social network - notoriously linked to teenage suicides - has been taken over, with the founders leaving the firm.

Lib Dems vow tax-free allowance rise

Thu, 2014-08-14 05:24
A rise in the tax-free personal allowance to £12,500 during the next Parliament is proposed by the Liberal Democrats.

VIDEO: Inside Ucas clearing centre

Thu, 2014-08-14 05:17
Hundreds of thousands of students have been accepted for university courses after receiving their A-level results, but for those who did not get the grades they wanted there is still hope.

VIDEO: Pilot's arm 'came off while landing'

Thu, 2014-08-14 05:16
A pilot lost control of a passenger plane when his artificial arm came off as he was landing in challenging conditions, according to an accident report.

Legia's Champions League appeal fails

Thu, 2014-08-14 05:03
Legia Warsaw's appeal against their Uefa sanction is dismissed, meaning Celtic stay in the Champions League.

Sweat-powered 'phone battery' made

Thu, 2014-08-14 05:00
A battery tattoo powered by perspiration has been unveiled by chemists in California.

VIDEO: Anger at Missouri protests crackdown

Thu, 2014-08-14 04:54
Police in the US state of Missouri have clashed with protesters for a fourth night amid growing anger at the fatal shooting of a black teenager by police.

Syria recaptures key rebel district

Thu, 2014-08-14 04:50
Syrian government forces have retaken a key district of the capital Damascus from opposition forces, activists and state media say.

How do amputees fly planes?

Thu, 2014-08-14 04:47
How hard is it for amputees to fly planes?

Record number of tourists visit UK

Thu, 2014-08-14 04:37
The first half of 2014 was the most popular period ever for tourism into the UK, the Office for National Statistics finds.

Missing teen: Police in blood appeal

Thu, 2014-08-14 04:28
Detectives investigating the murder of teenager Arlene Arkinson have appealed for two women whose blood was found in a flat they searched to contact them.

Anger at Missouri protests crackdown

Thu, 2014-08-14 04:09
Heavily armed police clash with protesters for a fourth night in Ferguson, Missouri, as anger grows over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

Data jams as net hardware bug bites

Thu, 2014-08-14 04:05
Data traffic jams are being forecast as some older networking hardware is caught out by the growth of the net.

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