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VIDEO: Syria's ancient heritage under fire

Sat, 2014-07-26 23:48
UNESCO has established an observatory in Lebanon aimed at preventing Syria's artefacts being smuggled into neighbouring countries.

Welsh day four at Glasgow 2014

Sat, 2014-07-26 23:39
Team Wales look to build on a successful Saturday, in which they won two gold medals, on the fourth day of the Commonwealth Games.

VIDEO: Quick-thinking mother saves baby

Sat, 2014-07-26 23:33
A woman and her baby had a lucky escape, when they narrowly avoided being involved in a car accident in San Francisco.

Warning over holiday behaviour

Sat, 2014-07-26 23:25
Emergency services warn people not to put themselves at unnecessary risk as the warm weather continues into the start of the school holidays.

One dead, three injured in A87 crash

Sat, 2014-07-26 23:13
One person dies and three others are injured in a one-vehicle crash on the A87, near Invergarry, in the Highlands.

Israel agrees to 24-hour Gaza truce

Sat, 2014-07-26 22:29
Israel accepts a UN request for a 24-hour ceasefire in Gaza, but Hamas says it rejects the terms of the truce.

VIDEO: 'Roar' as Didcot towers demolished

Sat, 2014-07-26 21:28
Three disused cooling towers at Didcot A Power Station have been demolished using more than 180kg of explosives.

'Miners' grave' found in Bolivia

Sat, 2014-07-26 21:17
A grave containing at least 400 people is unearthed in the Bolivian city of Potosi, with the remains thought to be those of colonial-era miners.

Call to sue Putin, and the rubble of Gaza - the papers

Sat, 2014-07-26 21:15
Sunday's papers contain various calls to punish Vladimir Putin over his backing for pro-Russian rebels who are suspected of bringing down the Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine.

Gatwick users suffer baggage delays

Sat, 2014-07-26 21:03
Hundreds of passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport are told to go home without their bags and get them sent on later amid baggage reclaim delays.

Perils of the English countryside

Sat, 2014-07-26 19:15
The hidden dangers of a walk in the English countryside

Sierra Leone Ebola escapee dies

Sat, 2014-07-26 18:39
A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials tell the BBC.

In pictures: London Olympic Park

Sat, 2014-07-26 18:19
Photographer captures Olympic Park from above

VIDEO: Air Algerie bodies to be brought to France

Sat, 2014-07-26 17:51
France's president has promised that the bodies of 118 people who died when an Air Algerie plane crashed in Mali will be brought to France.

VIDEO: World's biggest electronic music festival

Sat, 2014-07-26 15:54
In only 10 years Tomorrowland has become one of the best known electronic music festivals in the world.

Sun 'can harm sight as well as skin'

Sat, 2014-07-26 15:51
How the sun can damage sight as well as skin

Six seconds 'can transform health'

Sat, 2014-07-26 15:46
Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers.

Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Sat, 2014-07-26 15:40
Social media trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Venezuela party in key congress

Sat, 2014-07-26 15:34
Venezuela's governing United Socialist Party holds its first congress since the death of President Hugo Chavez last year.

Iran students face expulsion from Norway over sanctions

Sat, 2014-07-26 15:27
How sanctions are hurting Iranian science students in Norway
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