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VIDEO: Flash flood 'was like a river'

Thu, 2014-08-14 12:52
Residents in a Cardiff suburb tell of the moment flash floods hit.

Sharman wins European silver medal

Thu, 2014-08-14 12:23
Will Sharman secures Britain's eighth medal of the European Championships by taking silver in the 110m hurdles.

Missing mother and son found dead

Thu, 2014-08-14 12:23
The bodies of a woman and her one-year-old son are found in Lancashire, nine months after they were reported missing hundreds of miles away.

Williams 'had Parkinson's' at death

Thu, 2014-08-14 11:55
Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death, his wife has said.

Obama: 'We broke north Iraq siege'

Thu, 2014-08-14 11:15
US President Barack Obama says US forces have "broken a siege" in north Iraq, to help rescue tens of thousands of people trapped on a mountain.

Colombia head backs medical cannabis

Thu, 2014-08-14 10:57
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he is in favour of legalising marijuana for medical use, a measure due to be debated by lawmakers.

Gemili fastest into 200m final

Thu, 2014-08-14 10:53
Adam Gemili qualifies quickest for the 200m final with another impressive display at the European Championships in Zurich.

Cosmic grains pre-date Solar System

Thu, 2014-08-14 10:41
Scientists may have identified the first known dust particles from outside our Solar System, in samples returned to Earth by a Nasa space mission.

VIDEO: Meet the Author: Andrew Crofts

Thu, 2014-08-14 10:35
In this week's Meet the Author the BBC's Nick Higham meets author Andrew Crofts.

Ebola risk from air travel low - WHO

Thu, 2014-08-14 10:11
The risk of transmission of Ebola during air travel is low, the World Health Organization says, advising against travel bans to and from affected countries.

VIDEO: Where have Yazidi refugees gone?

Thu, 2014-08-14 10:03
The BBC's defence correspondent Caroline Wyatt spends the day at an Iraqi hospital where the doctors have been treating Yazidi refugees.

Chilean priest in adoption scandal

Thu, 2014-08-14 09:55
A Chilean judge bars a Catholic priest from leaving the country over claims he pressured unmarried women to give up their babies for adoption.

UK ready to help over Iraq - Cameron

Thu, 2014-08-14 09:48
The UK is ready to "help out in the right way" in Iraq where thousands of people have fled Islamist militants, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

VIDEO: BBC gains access to Mount Sinjar

Thu, 2014-08-14 09:45
The BBC's world affairs correspondent Paul Wood reports from Mount Sinjar in Iraq where many refugees are still located.

VIDEO: Teletext kept alive at art festival

Thu, 2014-08-14 09:45
Teletext may have disappeared from British TV screens - but artists across Europe are keeping the format alive.

Two arrests in missing brothers hunt

Thu, 2014-08-14 09:36
Police searching for three brothers missing from a foster home in Sunderland arrest two people in connection with their disappearance.

Suarez ban stays but cleared to train

Thu, 2014-08-14 09:32
Luis Suarez's four-month biting ban is upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, but he is now allowed to train with Barcelona.

Should holiday email be deleted?

Thu, 2014-08-14 09:32
Should all holiday emails just be deleted?

NHS rights call for private patients

Thu, 2014-08-14 09:29
Calls are made for private healthcare patients in Wales to have the same rights as those on the NHS.

Police search Cliff Richard property

Thu, 2014-08-14 09:16
Police search a Berkshire property belonging to Sir Cliff Richard in relation to an alleged historical sex offence.
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