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Zayn Malik tweets support for Palestinians

Mon, 2014-07-28 08:07
The celebrities tweeting their support for Palestinians

Adoption films for would-be parents

Mon, 2014-07-28 07:57
Videos of children in care are to be made available to people approved for adoption as part of plans to speed up the process.

Man in court over pensioner attack

Mon, 2014-07-28 07:38
A man has been charged with assault to severe injury, danger of life and attempted murder in connection with an attack on a 85-year-old woman.

MH17 downing 'may be war crime'

Mon, 2014-07-28 07:33
The downing of Malaysian airliner MH17 in eastern Ukraine may constitute a "war crime", UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says.

VIDEO: Turkish PM scores football hat-trick

Mon, 2014-07-28 07:28
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has scored three goals in an exhibition match to open a new stadium in Istanbul.

Emirates to stop flying over Iraq

Mon, 2014-07-28 07:24
Emirates Airline will stop flying over Iraq to protect its passengers from the threat of Islamic militants on the ground, according to reports.

Waterfall rescue child 'critical'

Mon, 2014-07-28 07:22
An eight-year-old boy is in a critical condition after he was pulled from the water at a beauty spot in Keighley, West Yorkshire.

UN chief: Gaza in critical condition

Mon, 2014-07-28 07:17
Gaza is in a "critical condition" and violence there must stop "in the name of humanity", UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.

VIDEO: 'More action on domestic violence'

Mon, 2014-07-28 07:17
New laws on domestic violence would be introduced by a Labour government to prevent abusive partners avoiding prosecution, the shadow home secretary has said.

Domestic murder negligence claim

Mon, 2014-07-28 07:16
The family of a woman who made 999 calls for help before she was stabbed to death by her boyfriend, seeks a negligence claim against two police forces in the Supreme Court.

Driver dies at classic car race

Mon, 2014-07-28 07:15
A driver dies after an accident during a classic car race at Silverstone racetrack in Northamptonshire.

Theatre translation app launched

Mon, 2014-07-28 07:12
A smartphone app to help theatre-goers follow plays in other languages is being launched by a theatre company in Wales.

France offers Iraq Christians asylum

Mon, 2014-07-28 06:59
France says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamic State militants holding the Iraqi city of Mosul.

William and Kate seen at Games

Mon, 2014-07-28 06:48
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have been spotted enjoying the action at Glasgow 2014.

Gecko sex satellite back in touch

Mon, 2014-07-28 06:47
Fears recede over the fate of a Russian space satellite carrying gecko lizards as part of a sex experiment, after ground control restores contact.

Rain, hail and lightning cause chaos

Mon, 2014-07-28 06:47
Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause homes to be evacuated and bring road and rail transport to a standstill.

David beats Massaro to win squash gold

Mon, 2014-07-28 06:44
Malaysia's Nicol David beat England's Laura Massaro in three games to win the Commonwealth gold for the second time.

Family's trauma after dog kills pet

Mon, 2014-07-28 06:41
A family say they have been left traumatised after their pet dog was killed by another dog in their back garden.

Liberia shuts borders to curb Ebola

Mon, 2014-07-28 06:40
Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.

Man City & Italy racism claims probed

Mon, 2014-07-28 06:03
Fifa looks into claims a Manchester City player was racially abused in Croatia, and that an Italian official made racist comments.
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