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Bolt helps Jamaica reach 4x100m final

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 22:58
Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, starts his Glasgow 2014 campaign by helping Jamaica reach the men's 4x100m relay final.

Police 'chokehold' caused NYC death

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 22:55
A medical examiner has ruled that a police officer's "chokehold" caused the death of a man in New York.

Boy jailed for 'brain injury' rape

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 22:52
A 16-year-old boy who beat and raped his ex-girlfriend in a park, leaving her with the mental age of an eight year old, is given a discretionary life sentence.

Lampard set for Man City loan move

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 22:45
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set to join Manchester City on a loan deal from New York City FC.

Sharp overcomes illness for silver

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 22:43
An emotional Lynsey Sharp reveals that she was ill overnight before racing to silver in the Commonwealth Games 800m.

Northern Ireland boxers reach finals

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 21:54
Michaela Walsh, Michael Conlan, Paddy Barnes and Joe Fitzpatrick qualify for their finals at the Commonwealth Games.

Company fined over walkway collapse

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 21:45
A housing company is fined for "breathtaking" health and safety breaches after a flats walkway collapsed.

'Nine militants killed' in Xinjiang

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 20:39
Nine militants are shot dead by police and one captured in the restive Chinese region of Xinjiang, the Xinhua news agency reports.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new films

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 20:06
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews the week's film releases, including Joe, Hercules and Earth to Echo.

Ebola-fear athletes seek longer stay

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 19:49
Up to 30 Commonwealth Games athletes from Sierra Leone are considering extending their stay in Glasgow amid fears over the Ebola virus.

VIDEO: French police's 'vanishing' cocaine

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 19:40
French police seize 50kg of cocaine which was then securely stored at the headquarters of their judicial police, but it has disappeared.

Fragapane wins historic fourth gold

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 19:38
Claudia Fragapane wins her fourth gold - the first Englishwoman to do so for 84 years - of the Games with victory in the floor.

Somali MP shot dead outside mosque

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 19:27
A Somali MP is assassinated outside a mosque in Somalia's capital by Islamist militants - the fifth parliamentarian to be killed this year.

VIDEO: Campaign to halt deportation to Kenya

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 19:24
Hundreds of families are campaigning to save a West Yorkshire man from being deported out of the country.

VIDEO: Ebola patients 'refusing isolation'

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 19:12
Convincing patients to receive treatment is the biggest task facing medical professionals trying to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a doctor in Sierra Leone says.

Driver blacked out before bus crash

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 19:09
A bus firm is liable for damages for a crash involving 50 school children after its driver blacked out.

Anderson and Jadeja found not guilty

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 18:55
The International Cricket Council finds James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja not guilty of breaching its code of conduct.

The speech heralding World War One

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 18:53
The war-hating minster who made the case for World War One

Weekendish: Lettuces, models and scissors

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 18:40
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Kincora abuse is 'national scandal'

Fri, 01/08/2014 - 18:34
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson says child sex abuse at Kincora Boys' Home is a "national scandal" that needs to be fully investigated.