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Libya's prime minister resigns

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 04:18
Abdullah al-Thinni steps down as Libya's prime minister in a bid to end the power struggle dividing the country.

UN demands peacekeepers' release

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 04:00
The UN calls for their "immediate release" of 43 Fijian peacekeepers in the Syrian Golan Heights, captured by an armed group.

Predictions: Lawro v Sarah Harding

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:58
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Tumble's Sarah Harding and Leon Fagbemi in his Premier League predictions.

Abusers 'brazenly targeted girls'

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:55
An ex-care worker in Rotherham, where 1,400 girls were sexually exploited, says men collected victims as young as 11 from a children's home.

Salmond: Eurosceptics 'are damaging'

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:50
The Scottish first minister claims the "politics of Euroscepticism" at Westminster are "deeply damaging" for Scotland.

Man dies after 'street assault'

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:45
A man dies in hospital four days after being allegedly assaulted outside a pub in Caerphilly town centre.

Australian actor Bill Kerr dies

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:44
Australian actor Bill Kerr, "the boy from Wagga Wagga" who became one of Tony Hancock's radio sidekicks in the 1950s, dies in Perth at the age of 92.

VIDEO: Iceland eruption triggers red alert

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:43
The Icelandic Met Office raises its aviation warning level near the Bardarbunga volcano to red after an eruption began overnight.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:38
A camera harness for dogs from GoPro, plus other tech news.

Gold-diggers returning to beach

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:36
At least one piece of gold is found on a beach in Kent where a German artist has buried £10,000 worth of bullion.

Nato crisis meeting on Ukraine

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:33
Nato holds an emergency meeting to discuss the eastern Ukraine crisis, after presenting more evidence of direct Russian military involvement.

Water bills plugged by regulator

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:19
Household water bills in England and Wales will go up less than the rising cost of living in the next five years, under proposals from regulator Ofwat.

Two in hospital after collisions

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:18
Two people are taken to hospital, one by air ambulance, after separate serious crashes in the north east of Scotland.

Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:14
Papua New Guinea's eastern Mount Tavurvur erupts, disrupting flights and spewing rocks and ash into the air.

Hodgson admits Shaw fitness concerns

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:14
Roy Hodgson says he had concerns over Luke Shaw's fitness before Louis van Gaal's criticism of the left-back.

VIDEO: Hundreds expected in beach gold hunt

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:10
Hundreds of treasure hunters are expected on Folkestone beach on Friday to dig for gold.

Bus and tram in Edinburgh collision

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 03:06
A bus and a tram have collided as they travelled east towards Princes Street during the rush hour in Edinburgh.

Swann denies witch hunt against Cook

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 02:27
Graeme Swann renews his call for former team-mate Alastair Cook to end his captaincy of the England one-day side.

2.6m historic pictures posted online

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 02:18
An academic is posting millions of historic photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.

More than 3m have fled Syria - UN

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 02:02
The UN says Syria is now "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era" with more than three million Syrians living outside the country as refugees.