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US defends Kerry Myanmar hotel stay

Tue, 2014-08-12 06:20
The US defends Secretary of State John Kerry's stay in a hotel owned by a man linked to Myanmar's ex-junta, saying it was not blacklisted.

Greek tomb is 'important discovery'

Tue, 2014-08-12 06:08
Archaeologists who unearthed a burial site at Amphipolis in northern Greece have made an "exceptionally important find", PM Antonis Samaras says.

Boy sentenced for rape of girl, 10

Tue, 2014-08-12 05:38
A 15-year-old boy is sentenced to four years for raping a 10-year-old girl in Shrewsbury town centre.

Day in pictures: 12 August 2014

Tue, 2014-08-12 05:31
24 hours of news photos: 12 August

Silva signs new Manchester City deal

Tue, 2014-08-12 05:13
Spain playmaker David Silva signs a new five-year deal with Premier League champions Manchester City.

Untested Ebola drugs 'can be used'

Tue, 2014-08-12 05:06
Untested drugs can be used to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization says.

Kellie Maloney shows how times have changed

Tue, 2014-08-12 05:03
Kellie Maloney shows how times have changed dramatically

Obama leads Robin Williams tributes

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:59
President Obama leads tributes to actor and comedian Robin Williams, who has died in an apparent suicide.

GB's Muir misses out on 1500m final

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:58
Laura Muir fails to reach the European Championships 1500m final but Goldie Sayers (javelin) and Martyn Rooney (400m) progress.

UK makes second air drop in Iraq

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:56
RAF planes dropped a second round of lifesaving aid to refugees in northern Iraq overnight, the UK government confirms.

Does it pay to sell your best player?

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:51
As Liverpool prepare for life without Luis Suarez, BBC Sport looks at how other sides have coped with losing their prize asset.

VIDEO: What aid is UK sending to Iraq?

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:43
Andrew Plant sees the aid being prepared for delivery to Iraqis fleeing Islamist militants, and who are trapped on a mountain in Sinjar.

Warning over release of Davey letter

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:36
An ex-cabinet secretary warns that releasing a letter between the energy secretary and No 10 would be "detrimental to good government".

VIDEO: US actor Robin Williams found dead

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:23
US actor Robin Williams has been found dead, aged 63, in an apparent suicide, California police say.

VIDEO: Yazidis rescued by aid helicopter

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:20
Helicopter footage shows stranded members of the Yazidi community being rescued by an aid helicopter

Rising economies 'ahead on climate'

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:16
Four of the world's emerging economies have claimed that they are far ahead of developed countries in their efforts to slow climate change.

Man held after wasp 'sting operation'

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:09
A suspected burglar is arrested after a nest of wasps carries out a "sting operation" when he tries to hide in a bush.

Human remains found in Roman mine

Tue, 2014-08-12 04:00
Bones believed to be the remains of a human found in an old Roman copper mine are to be examined by experts to try to find when they date from.

In pictures: Robin Williams

Tue, 2014-08-12 03:57
Career of actor and comedian in pictures

Google builds cable under Pacific

Tue, 2014-08-12 03:54
Google and five other large companies team up to build a cable under the Pacific Ocean that will deliver incredibly fast internet speeds.
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