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Ebola virus 'threatens' UK - Hammond

BBC - 15 hours 4 sec ago
The Ebola virus, which has killed more than 670 people in West Africa, is a "threat" to the UK, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warns.

'Dozens trapped' by Indian landslide

BBC - 15 hours 4 min ago
About 40 houses are buried and up to 150 people feared trapped after a landslide hit a village in western India, officials say.

Gaza refuge suffers deadly shelling

BBC - 15 hours 7 min ago
Tank fire hits a Gaza school being used as a refuge by thousands of Palestinians, killing at least 15, the UN says.

Cemetery plans opposed by neighbours

BBC - 15 hours 8 min ago
Plans for a huge new cemetery beside the south Antrim village of Dundrod meets strong opposition from a group of residents.

US and EU expand sanctions on Russia

BBC - 15 hours 10 min ago
President Barack Obama says new, co-ordinated sanctions from the US and EU will continue to make Russia's "weak economy even weaker".

AIB returns to profit after bail out

BBC - 15 hours 24 min ago
Allied Irish Bank (AIB), the parent firm of Northern Ireland's First Trust bank, returns to profit for the first time since the financial crash.

Instagram reveals new Bolt photo app

BBC - 15 hours 24 min ago
The picture-based social media site has revealed a new Snapchat-style app that lets users send temporary messages.

Ten convicted for India school fire

BBC - 15 hours 41 min ago
A court in India finds 10 people guilty for a school fire in which 94 children were burnt alive in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in 2004.

Barclays sees profits fall by 7%

BBC - 15 hours 49 min ago
Barclays' half yearly profits fall 7% to £3.35bn, following a fall in revenue at its investment bank.

Argentina hours away from default

BBC - 15 hours 50 min ago
No deal is in prospect in Argentina's debt talks in New York as Wednesday night's default deadline approaches.

Baby-killer boyfriend's sentence due

BBC - 15 hours 51 min ago
A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is due to be sentenced for manslaughter.

Bank to unveil bonus clawback plan

BBC - 15 hours 53 min ago
The Bank of England is due to unveil a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.

The dead dog that changed colour twice

BBC - 15 hours 55 min ago
The dead dog that changed colour twice

Government's gourmet subsidised meals

BBC - 16 hours 5 min ago
The cost of subsidised meals for Welsh government ministers and staff in their canteens "sticks in the throat", say Conservatives.

VIDEO: Huge water main leak gouges LA road

BBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:37am
A burst water main on Los Angeles' iconic Sunset Boulevard has caused flooding at the University of California, Los Angeles, local officials say.

UK to allow driverless cars on roads

BBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:35am
The government is to outline measures that will allow driverless cars on public roads in the UK by 2015.

VIDEO: UK to allow driverless cars on roads

BBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:01am
The UK government will shortly outline measures to permit driverless cars to use public roads by next year.

Ebola fears and 'fat' doctors - the papers

BBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:48am
Fears over the potential spread of the Ebola virus make front-page headlines, while other papers focus on advice being issued to NHS staff and patients alike.

Khmer Rouge duo begin genocide trial

BBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:14am
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.

Guinea concert stampede kills 24

BBC - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:12am
At least 24 people have died after a stampede at a beach concert in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, with dozens reported injured.