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Syrian villagers drive out jihadists

Sat, 2014-08-02 09:25
Villagers in eastern Syria drive out Islamic State militants, in a rare display of local resistance to the group, as fighting rages in neighbouring Iraq.

British woman killed at game lodge

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:33
A British woman is believed to have been robbed and stabbed to death at a game lodge she owned in South Africa.

Training boost for Games volunteers

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:28
A £2.4m employability programme is to be opened up to young Commonwealth Games volunteers, First Minister Alex Salmond says.

Soldiers die in crash with tractor

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:04
Two soldiers, from England, serving with the 2nd Battalion The Rifles, die following a crash involving a car and a tractor in Cullybackey, County Antrim.

Boy arrested for attempted murder

Sat, 2014-08-02 08:04
A 16-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and wounding after two men were stabbed.

GCHQ unveils 'cyber spy' degrees

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:34
Intelligence agency GCHQ accredits six UK universities to teach specialist master's degree courses to future internet security experts.

French officer held in cocaine hunt

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:33
A French drugs squad officer is arrested in the city of Perpignan on suspicion of stealing more than 50kg of cocaine from Paris police headquarters.

Man arrested over Chihuahua swinging

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:28
A 19-year-old is arrested after a man was filmed swinging a Chihuahua dog by its lead around his head on a walk.

Adams beats Walsh to win historic gold

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:21
England's Nicola Adams beats Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh to become the first female Commonwealth boxing champion.

Coastguards warn of 'choppy' seas

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:17
Coastguards are urging people to take care in "choppy" seas after three incidents in the space of an hour.

Man nose-pushes sprout up mountain

Sat, 2014-08-02 07:15
A man completes his challenge to push a Brussels sprout up Snowdon with his nose.

Botswana's Montsho fails doping test

Sat, 2014-08-02 06:33
Former world and Commonwealth 400m champion Amantle Montsho is provisionally suspended after failing a doping test.

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