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IS 'kills dozens of Syrian soldiers'

Thu, 2014-08-28 06:15
Islamic State (IS) militants appear to have executed "dozens" of Syrian soldiers captured after they stormed the Tabqa airbase, activists say.

NHS complaints rise to 480 every day

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:38
The number of complaints made about NHS care in England increased to an average of 480 every day, according to official data.

Alonso set for Bayern Munich medical

Thu, 2014-08-28 05:34
Bayern Munich are in talks to sign Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid and the midfielder is set to have a medical.

Ebola spreads to Nigeria oil hub

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:53
Nigeria confirms first Ebola death outside Lagos – a doctor in oil hub Port Harcourt

'Significant' rise in migration to UK

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:50
There has been a "statistically significant" increase in net migration into the UK - which reached 243,000 in the year up to March, figures show.

France urges special Libya support

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:48
French President Francois Hollande calls for an "exceptional" UN intervention in Libya, warning of chaos unless action is taken.

Platini will not challenge Blatter

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:43
Uefa president Michel Platini announces he will not challenge Sepp Blatter by running for the leadership of Fifa.

Venice kicks off with Birdman film

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:43
The Venice Film Festival gets under way in Italy with Birdman, a comedy drama about an actor trying to escape from the shadow of his most famous role.

Easyjet plane in emergency landing

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:34
An Easyjet plane carrying 157 passengers makes an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport after smoke was detected in the cockpit.

Thai ex-PM murder charge dismissed

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:28
A Thai court dismisses murder charges against former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva linked to a bloody crackdown on protesters in 2010.

'Many Russians' fighting in Ukraine

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:28
Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine say thousands of Russians are fighting on their side, as they threaten the south-eastern port of Mariupol.

The Indian journalists' #TwitterPasswords

Thu, 2014-08-28 04:24
Were Indian journalists asked to hand over their Twitter passwords?

Deadly landslide in south-west China

Thu, 2014-08-28 03:11
At least six people have died and 21 others are missing after a landslide swept through a village in south-west China.

Hello Kitty is not actually a cat

Thu, 2014-08-28 02:46
Yes, you read that right, Hello Kitty is not a cat - she's a British school kid who likes apple pie, say her creators.

Missing plane search area refined

Thu, 2014-08-28 02:28
Australia says the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will focus on the southern part of the search area, after more data analysis.

VIDEO: Hamm on beards, baseball and moving on

Thu, 2014-08-28 01:13
He's best known for his portrayal as the cool and commanding Don Draper in Mad Men - but actor Jon Hamm is keen to shake off his bad boy image.

Pro-independence firms hit back

Thu, 2014-08-28 01:07
An open letter signed by more than 200 business figures says the case for independence “has been made”.

Wawrinka recovers to make last 32

Thu, 2014-08-28 00:56
Third seed Stan Wawrinka recovers from a mid-match lapse to beat Tomasz Bellucci 6-3 6-4 3-6 7-6 (7-1) at the US Open.

India launches bank accounts for all

Thu, 2014-08-28 00:52
Indian PM Narendra Modi is due to launch a plan to provide a bank account for every household, in a landmark initiative to help the poor.

Ebola outbreak 'will get worse'

Wed, 2014-08-27 22:36
A top US public health official says the Ebola outbreak is set to get worse before it gets better, as West African health ministers meet in Ghana.