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VIDEO: Base jumpers leap from 370m bridge

Sat, 2014-09-20 07:39
Base jumpers from around the world have been competing in Anshun city in China's Guizhou province.

Paratroops mark Arnhem WW2 battle

Sat, 2014-09-20 07:26
Paratroops from Europe and the US are staging parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.

Five hundred youths in street brawl

Sat, 2014-09-20 06:25
A brawl involving up to 500 youths broke out in Blackpool resulting in three officers being injured, police say.

English region powers 'better fit'

Sat, 2014-09-20 06:12
Giving more power to regions of England is the answer to the future of the UK, Wales' first minister says after Scotland rejects independence.

VIDEO: NZ's John Key celebrates poll win

Sat, 2014-09-20 05:39
New Zealand's governing National Party has won an emphatic victory in general elections, near-complete results show.

VIDEO: Umunna grilled over England's future

Sat, 2014-09-20 05:22
Newsnight's Andrew Neil grills Chuka Umunna MP, Shadow Business Secretary, on Labour's plans for England following the Scottish referendum.

Flooding traps six people in cars

Sat, 2014-09-20 05:14
Six people are rescued from cars trapped in flood water, as heavy rain hit Essex.

VIDEO: Silent streets amid Ebola lockdown

Sat, 2014-09-20 05:05
More than 6,000,000 people are spending a second day under curfew as the country struggles to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

VIDEO: Devastating floods hit Philippines

Sat, 2014-09-20 04:07
Rains and floods from tropical storm Fung-Wong have left at least five dead in Philippines, and more than 200,000 people displaced.

French farmers torch tax office

Sat, 2014-09-20 03:49
Angry French vegetable farmers protesting against falling living standards burn down tax and insurance offices in a Brittany town.

Sex assault on six-year-old girl

Sat, 2014-09-20 02:59
The police are investigating a report that a six-year-old girl was indecently assaulted by an older schoolboy in south Belfast.

Tipsy Australian 'repels' crocodile

Sat, 2014-09-20 01:08
An Australian hunter says he fought off a crocodile by poking the reptile in the eye, admitting he was tipsy during the attack.

VIDEO: Asthma stigma in some Asian families

Sat, 2014-09-20 00:09
Asian children with asthma are five times more likely to end up with serious health problems than white children according to new research.

March to support striking uni staff

Fri, 2014-09-19 23:26
A march to support striking Aberystwyth University staff is to be held as students continue to face disruption because of the industrial action.

VIDEO: Tourists stranded by Hurricane Odile

Fri, 2014-09-19 22:57
Tens of thousands of tourists remain stranded after Hurricane Odile swept through western Mexico, devastating resorts and destroying transport hubs.

William starts solo visit to Malta

Fri, 2014-09-19 21:50
The Duke of Cambridge is to celebrate Malta's 50th anniversary on an official visit to the country, as a last-minute replacement for his pregnant wife.

'The disunited kingdom' - the papers

Fri, 2014-09-19 21:42
The post-referendum newspapers focus on the political row over Scottish MPs voting on English matters - a row many say could "stall" further devolution.

Yaya Toure targets Champions League

Fri, 2014-09-19 21:31
Manchester City's Yaya Toure tells BBC's Football Focus he wants to win the Champions League for the club's fans.

Politicians ponder Scotland's future

Fri, 2014-09-19 21:17
Politicians on both sides of the independence debate are to consider the best way ahead for Scotland after voters backed remaining in the UK.

Turkish hostages in Iraq released

Fri, 2014-09-19 21:04
Some 49 Turkish hostages seized by militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June are now back in Turkey, says Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

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