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Gunman kills Dutch priest in Syria

Mon, 2014-04-07 08:20
An elderly Dutch priest who had become well known for refusing to leave the besieged Syrian city of Homs has been shot dead by a gunman.

VIDEO: 'I saw a girl and had to help her'

Mon, 2014-04-07 08:13
Eyewitness Adam Cramer has described how he saved a child from drowning off the island of Tenerife, where two women died after being swept out to sea.

GB's Smith claims historic bronze

Mon, 2014-04-07 08:03
Zoe Smith becomes only the second British woman to win an overall European weightlifting medal by finishing third in Israel.

President urges apology for violence

Mon, 2014-04-07 08:01
The president of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, says those who inflicted violence in Northern Ireland should apologise and show more humility about the past.

Cavendish to miss l'Escaut race

Mon, 2014-04-07 08:00
Mark Cavendish pulls out of the Grand Prix de l'Escaut as he continues his recovery from a bout of flu.

Selfie Day: Who do we think we are?

Mon, 2014-04-07 07:59
BBC journalists think about who they are - by taking selfies

Life for 'brutal' murder of woman

Mon, 2014-04-07 07:53
A former soldier who stabbed his ex-girlfriend's flatmate to death and attempted to murder his former partner while holding them hostage for eight hours is jailed for life.

Hillsborough boy had stadium fears

Mon, 2014-04-07 07:52
A boy who died at the Hillsborough disaster had expressed concern about the stadium, his sister tells the inquest jury.

Obituary: Mickey Rooney

Mon, 2014-04-07 07:52
Hollywood's Mickey Rooney had a life as dramatic as any of his films

Fresh push to free Egypt reporters

Mon, 2014-04-07 07:52
Media organisations are renewing a call for the release of three al-Jazeera journalists who have been held for 100 days since being arrested in Egypt.

UN 'shame' over Rwanda genocide

Mon, 2014-04-07 07:44
The UN is ashamed over its failure to prevent the Rwandan genocide, Ban Ki-moon, amid emotional scenes on the 20th anniversary of the slaughter.

In pictures: Eastern Ukraine tension

Mon, 2014-04-07 07:21
Pro-Russia protesters seize government building

Rio Olympics remains Halsall's focus

Mon, 2014-04-07 07:19
Francesca Halsall says the Rio 2016 Olympics remains her priority as she prepares for this week's British Championships.

Aggression from video games studied

Mon, 2014-04-07 07:15
Feelings of aggression after playing video games are more likely to be linked to gameplay mechanics rather than violent content, a study suggests.

VIDEO: Moment 'people's republic declared'

Mon, 2014-04-07 07:10
Pro-Russian protesters who seized the regional government building in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk are reported to have declared a "people's republic".

India begins giant general election

Mon, 2014-04-07 07:04
Indians vote in the first phase of a general election which pits the governing Congress party against the Hindu nationalist BJP opposition.

Monday's gossip column

Mon, 2014-04-07 06:51
Liverpool rival Chelsea for Benfica star, Hammers and Tigers track Muntari, English giants target Spain defender, plus more

TV stars back Max Clifford in trial

Mon, 2014-04-07 06:27
A television presenter tells Max Clifford's indecent assault trial she "never" saw women leave his office in distress when she worked for him.

Global dip in renewables investment

Mon, 2014-04-07 06:25
Global investment in renewables fell during 2013, but the percentage of the world’s electricity generated by renewable sources continued to increase, a report shows.

'More bee deaths' in northern Europe

Mon, 2014-04-07 06:17
A new EU study shows that far more honeybees are dying in the UK and other parts of northern Europe than in the Mediterranean.

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