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Tributes pour in for Indian actress

20 hours 2 min ago
Tributes pour in for celebrated Indian actress Zohra Sehgal who has died in the capital, Delhi, aged 102.

China children's bus crash kills 11

Thu, 2014-07-10 23:46
An overloaded minivan ferrying children home from kindergarten in China's Hunan province crashes into a pond, killing all 11 on board.

US-German relations' 'Groundhog Day'

Thu, 2014-07-10 21:58
US finds spy dispute with Germany all too familiar

VIDEO: The arcade where Donkey Kong lives on

Thu, 2014-07-10 21:47
Video-game arcades have all but died out, but Mark Starkey has salvaged and repaired old machines to keep the arcade alive.

Ukraine report highlights violence

Thu, 2014-07-10 21:42
Amnesty International says that it has "compelling evidence of beatings" of people kidnapped by separatist groups in eastern Ukraine.

First dengue vaccine 'shows promise'

Thu, 2014-07-10 21:25
A vaccine against dengue fever could protect more than half the children who are given it, a trial suggests.

China ‘admits’ trading in tiger skin

Thu, 2014-07-10 21:15
China has for the first time admitted that it permits trade in skins from captive tigers, participants at a Cites meeting on endangered species say.

Maternity closures due to shortages

Thu, 2014-07-10 21:05
Many NHS trusts in England have temporarily shut maternity units in the past year, commonly because of lack of staff and beds, a BBC investigation shows.

More weight loss ops for diabetes

Thu, 2014-07-10 20:48
An expansion of weight loss surgery in England is being proposed to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes.

US 'ready' to broker Gaza ceasefire

Thu, 2014-07-10 20:22
The US is ready to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, President Barack Obama says, amid continued fighting.

US man sentenced for China espionage

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:59
A US man convicted of selling trade secrets to a Chinese state-owned company is sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Ghanaians ask for asylum in Brazil

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:52
Some 200 Ghanaians who went to Brazil to watch their team playing in the World Cup ask for asylum on religious grounds.

VIDEO: Footage shows smoke from Glasgow fire

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:33
Firefighters have been called to a large fire to the west of Glasgow, which is thought to have broken out at about 21:30.

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:30
Why was Madonna excused jury duty?

Amazon nightmare amid record floods

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:27
North-west Brazil struggles as floodwaters remain high

Paying for the air you breathe in Venezuela

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:17
Paying for the air you breathe in Venezuela

Linklater's epic journey into Boyhood

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:11
Richard Linklater captures the pain and joy of growing up

When do footballers reach their peak?

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:08
At what age do footballers reach their peak?

Taxpayers 'lost £1bn' on Royal Mail

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:03
Taxpayers may have lost out on around £1bn in undervalued Royal Mail shares and assets, a committee of MPs has said.

The Indian workers punished with an axe

Thu, 2014-07-10 19:01
The Indian workers mutilated for refusing to be slaves