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River ferry capsizes in Bangladesh

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:44
A ferry with about 200 passengers on board capsizes in a river south of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, officials say.

Torrential rain causes landslides

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:41
Torrential downpours over the weekend caused a series of landslides in County Antrim as up to 50mm of rain fell in in a number of hours.

Lights going out for WW1 centenary

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:32
An hour's darkness is set to mark 100 years since the beginning of World War One, with artists taking a pivotal role in the commemorations.

Mexican mayor shot dead in Jalisco

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:24
Unidentified gunmen shoot dead the mayor of Ayutla, in the Mexican state of Jalisco, just over a month after the deputy police chief was killed.

NHS to target long waits for ops

Mon, 2014-08-04 02:15
The NHS in England has been ordered to prioritise patients who have endured long waits for routine treatment.

HSBC half-yearly profits fall by 12%

Mon, 2014-08-04 01:57
HSBC profits fall by 12% in the first half of the year, as the bank says it paid out $234m to cover the cost of "customer redress".

Ostrich fugitive is due in court

Mon, 2014-08-04 01:54
A fugitive drug dealer who conned ostrich farm investors in south Wales out of £900,000 is expected in court in South Africa for an extradition hearing.

VIDEO: Athlete invades stage during Kylie show

Mon, 2014-08-04 01:29
Australian athlete Genevieve LaCaze invades the stage during Kylie Minogue's performance at the 2014 Commonwealth Games closing ceremony.

Lineker 'sickened' by corruption claims

Mon, 2014-08-04 01:28
Ex-England striker Gary Lineker says he is 'sickened' by alleged corruption in world football and criticises Fifa chief Sepp Blatter.

Navy takes Britons from Libya to Malta

Mon, 2014-08-04 01:23
A Royal Navy ship helping Britons to leave Libya amid worsening violence in the country has arrived in Malta, the Foreign Office says.

Man killed when car hits bus stop

Mon, 2014-08-04 01:20
A man dies and a second is injured when a car hits a bus stop in Manchester.

VIDEO: Footage of landslide near Cushendall

Mon, 2014-08-04 00:54
Torrential downpours over the weekend caused a series of landslides in County Antrim.

Spirited Away maker halts production

Mon, 2014-08-04 00:38
Japanese animated film-maker Studio Ghibli, responsible for hits including Oscar winner Spirited Away, announces a halt in production.

Guardians swoops to top box office

Mon, 2014-08-04 00:19
Disney's Marvel adventure, Guardians of the Galaxy takes $94m (£55.8m) to top the North American box office in its debut weekend.

From playing fields to World War One battlefields

Sun, 2014-08-03 22:59
Sporting wartime stories of bravery are recalled on the centenary of the start of Britain's involvement in World War One.

Co-op sells farms to Wellcome Trust

Sun, 2014-08-03 22:42
The troubled Co-operative Group sells its farms business for £249m to health charity the Wellcome Trust.

M4 junction closure trial starts

Sun, 2014-08-03 22:34
The controversial part-time closure of a slip road on the M4 near Neath Port Talbot is coming into operation.

Hoard work shortlisted for award

Sun, 2014-08-03 22:34
Conservation work on the Staffordshire Hoard is shortlisted for an international award.

VIDEO: Deadly Gaza strike outside UN school

Sun, 2014-08-03 22:24
At least 10 people have been killed in a strike outside a UN-run school housing Palestinians displaced by the Gaza conflict, medics say.

India evacuations over flood fears

Sun, 2014-08-03 22:23
Authorities in India evacuate 60,000 people in Bihar amid flash flood fears after a landslide blocks a river in Nepal, officials say.
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