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Simmonds, Slater & Rodgers win European gold

Mon, 2014-08-04 09:16
Great Britain para-swimmers Ellie Simmonds, Steph Slater and Susie Rodgers win gold on day one of the IPC Swimming European Championships.

Frack firm worker attack 'cowardly'

Mon, 2014-08-04 09:14
Politicians condemn a petrol bomb attack on the family home of a site worker for a company exploring for shale gas in County Fermanagh.

Ukraine troops enter Russia in clash

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:54
More than 300 Ukrainian troops cross into Russia during heavy fighting with pro-Russian rebels - but Kiev denies they are "defectors".

Body found in missing tourist search

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:54
The son of a Denbigh man missing on Crete say news a body has found is "deeply upsetting and a big shock".

Gaza deaths appalling, says Cameron

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:52
The UN was right to speak out against an Israeli attack near a UN-run school in Gaza, David Cameron says.

Race to rescue China quake survivors

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:50
China sends 2,500 soldiers to boost rescue efforts in Yunnan province, after an earthquake killed hundreds of people on Sunday.

Ex-royal aide denies sexual assault

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:45
A former personal assistant to the Duke of Edinburgh denies sexually abusing a girl in the early 1970s.

England 'ready to win World Cup'

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:41
As England prepare to face Spain in Group A, Maggie Alphonsi says the "pain" of three final defeats can drive them to World Cup glory.

Car smashes through pub toilets

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:34
A car smashes into a Beefeater pub's toilets, leaving the vehicle crushed but the driver miraculously alive.

Iraq offers air support to Kurds

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:24
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki orders the country's air force to provide support to Kurdish forces fighting militants in the north.

Big Bang Theory stars sign new deal

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:13
Three stars of US hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory sign new three-year contracts, putting to an end a brief delay in filming new episodes.

Visual process 'key for sharp mind'

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:12
Being able to glean a lot of information at a glance is critical for keeping a sharp mind, according to research published in Current Biology.

VIDEO: Highlights from WW1 centenary events

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:02
BBC News compiles some of the highlights of the events being held around the world to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

Anger at Egypt orphanage 'brutality'

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:58
A video showing the manager of an orphanage in Egypt beating children in his care has provoked outrage in the Egyptian media.

Three-day water ban in Ohio lifted

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:46
The mayor of Toledo brings to an end a water ban for about 400,000 people, caused by toxic algae, and drinks a glass of tap water to make his point.

Woman raped in hospital toilet

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:39
A woman is raped in a disabled toilet at a Leeds hospital.

Boys unearth gold from 2,300 BC

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:16
A group of Cumbrian schoolboys unearths a rare 4,000-year-old ornament during a dig in Northumberland.

Thai surrogate baby case disputed

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:06
An Australian couple deny abandoning a baby boy with Down's Syndrome, but the Thai surrogate mother he was born to disputes their account.

France condemns Israel over Gaza

Mon, 2014-08-04 06:54
France condemns Israel in unusually strong terms over its conduct in Gaza, with its foreign minister speaking of a massacre by the Israeli military.

Limited truce slows Gaza violence

Mon, 2014-08-04 06:47
Israel's unilateral "humanitarian window" for parts of Gaza ends, having slowed the violence over its seven-hour duration.

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