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Bellamy does not want Cardiff job

Thu, 2014-09-18 13:05

VIDEO: TV forecaster breaks endurance record

Thu, 2014-09-18 12:47
Eli Kari Gjengedal has broken the world record for continuous weather presenting, with 33 hours on screen.

Struggling Fulham sack boss Magath

Thu, 2014-09-18 12:45
Fulham sack boss Felix Magath following their poor start to the season and appoint Kit Symons as caretaker manager.

Life sentence for Craigslist killers

Thu, 2014-09-18 12:18
A newlywed couple who killed a man after luring him with an advert on the website Craigslist are sentenced to life in prison without parole.

France to offer Iraq air support

Thu, 2014-09-18 11:53
France's President Hollande says he is ready to offer air support for Iraqi forces fighting the Islamic State group.

Ireland's 'beyond cringey' soccer pundits

Thu, 2014-09-18 11:33
Ireland's soccer pundits dance for chocolate

Archbishop admits 'doubts about God'

Thu, 2014-09-18 11:30
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says he sometimes has doubts in his belief in God, he tells the BBC.

India trainee judges 'were brawling'

Thu, 2014-09-18 11:09
Eleven trainee judges in India are dismissed after being accused of sexism and brawling.

Video of British hostage released

Thu, 2014-09-18 10:55
A new video is released showing a British man believed to be held hostage by Islamic State militants.

Briton killed in Santorini incident

Thu, 2014-09-18 10:55
A British man has been killed in an incident on the Greek island of Santorini, the Foreign Office confirms.

Guinea hunt for missing Ebola team

Thu, 2014-09-18 10:42
The search is on for a team of health workers in Guinea who went missing on a visit to raise awareness about Ebola.

California wildfire doubles in size

Thu, 2014-09-18 10:29
A wildfire threatening thousands of homes in central California doubled in size overnight, burning 111 square miles (288 sq-km).

Arrests made over Chile subway bomb

Thu, 2014-09-18 10:10
Officials in Chile say three people have been arrested in connection with a bomb that injured 14 people at a subway station in Santiago earlier this month.

Truce may give Ukraine leader respite

Thu, 2014-09-18 09:13
Ukraine's president clings to tenuous truce

VIDEO: On the front line with Syrian army

Thu, 2014-09-18 09:13
Jeremy Bowen finds morale high in Syrian soldiers

Who are Australia's radicalised Muslims?

Thu, 2014-09-18 09:09
Who are they and what is the government doing about them?

NHS staff vote for strike action

Thu, 2014-09-18 09:08
NHS workers in England have voted in favour of striking over pay.

AUDIO: Future 'enormous' for Alibaba

Thu, 2014-09-18 09:04
The Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is expected to raise over $25bn (£15bn) in its forthcoming initial public offering.

US military contractors hit by hacks

Thu, 2014-09-18 08:54
A US Senate report suggests hackers associated with the Chinese government broke into computers of airlines and ships.

ECB stimulus offer sees low take-up

Thu, 2014-09-18 08:43
A European Central Bank measure designed to stimulate the flagging eurozone economy has seen a low initial take-up by banks.