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Methane vents bubble up off US coast

Sun, 2014-08-24 13:04
Researchers say they have discovered more than 500 bubbling methane vents on the seafloor off the US east coast.

Libya militias accuse parliament

Sun, 2014-08-24 12:52
Islamist militias in Libya challenge the legitimacy of the new parliament after announcing their seizure of Tripoli airport.

Rosberg hit me on purpose - Hamilton

Sun, 2014-08-24 12:08
Lewis Hamilton claims Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg admitted in a post-race meeting that he hit him on purpose.

Israel closes Gaza's Erez crossing

Sun, 2014-08-24 11:59
Israel says it has closed a crossing into Gaza after a rocket attack, while three children are reportedly killed in Israeli raids on Gaza.

'Antarctic audit' for marine life

Sun, 2014-08-24 11:00
For the first time since 1969, a new Antarctic atlas catalogues the 9,000-plus species that make their home in the Southern Ocean.

IS fighters 'seize' Syria airbase

Sun, 2014-08-24 10:53
Fighters from Islamic State have taken control of at least part of a strategically important Syrian government airbase, activist groups say.

UK 'close' to identifying jihadist

Sun, 2014-08-24 10:45
The authorities are "close" to identifying a suspected British jihadist who killed a US journalist, the British ambassador to America tells Reuters.

Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Queens Park Rangers

Sun, 2014-08-24 10:27
Harry Redknapp's return to White Hart Lane is a miserable one as the QPR boss watches his side beaten by a rampant Tottenham.

Ukraine rebels parade seized troops

Sun, 2014-08-24 10:26
Pro-Russian rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in the city of Donetsk, as Ukraine's president announces a major boost in military spending.

Rosberg at fault, says Mercedes boss

Sun, 2014-08-24 10:08
Nico Rosberg is to blame for the incident that effectively ended Lewis Hamilton's Belgian GP, says Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.

British Ebola patient to fly to UK

Sun, 2014-08-24 09:55
A British national who contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone is being flown back to the UK on an RAF jet, the UK Department for Health says.

Ricciardo wins after Hamilton retires

Sun, 2014-08-24 09:54
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo wins the Belgian Grand Prix after a clash between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

Iran 'shoots down Israeli drone'

Sun, 2014-08-24 09:43
Iran says it has shot down an Israeli drone near its Natanz nuclear site

Iraq militants fail to take refinery

Sun, 2014-08-24 08:22
Iraqi forces say they have defeated a suspected Islamic State attack on the country's largest oil refinery.

Fears over growth of giant sink-hole

Sun, 2014-08-24 07:50
A landowner fears torrential rain will open up a 200ft deep sink-hole which has appeared near his house in County Durham.

Strong quakes hit Iceland volcano

Sun, 2014-08-24 07:32
Two new earthquakes hit a volcano in Iceland that is already the subject of a "red alert" warning over risk to air travel.

Earthquake rocks northern California

Sun, 2014-08-24 06:52
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 has shaken northern California, reports the US Geological Survey.

Family's plea to hit-and-run driver

Sun, 2014-08-24 06:38
The parents of a 16-year-old boy who was struck by a car which failed to stop at the scene appeal for the driver to come forward.

Notting Hill Carnival gets under way

Sun, 2014-08-24 05:36
Europe's biggest street festival, the Notting Hill Carnival, gets under way in west London with its children's day.

Player dies after head hit by object

Sun, 2014-08-24 04:59
Cameroonian striker Albert Ebosse dies after being hit by an object thrown from the stands during a game in Algeria.