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Fierce fight for east Ukrainian town

1 hour 18 min ago
Ukrainian government and rebel forces both claim control of a small town after fierce fighting, as the death toll among civilians mounts.

Argentina in plan to avoid US ruling

1 hour 19 min ago
An emotional President de Kirchner says proposed legislation will return control of its debt to the government.

Four arrested over letter bombs

1 hour 21 min ago
Police investigating a series of letter bombs sent to addresses in Northern Ireland and England arrest four people.

Barcelona transfer ban appeal fails

1 hour 24 min ago
Barcelona cannot sign players until 2016 once the current transfer window shuts, after Fifa reject their appeal over a ban.

AUDIO: Rennard accuser on party 'fudge'

1 hour 40 min ago
One of the women who accused Lord Rennard of harassment said she is "flabbergasted but really not that surprised" that his membership suspension has been lifted.

Heart deaths reach 'tipping point'

1 hour 42 min ago
Parts of Europe are reaching a "tipping point" where cardiovascular disease is no longer the leading cause of death, a study shows.

Russia tensions hit Carlsberg sales

1 hour 45 min ago
Sales at the Danish brewer Carlsberg have been hit by falling consumption in Russia and Ukraine amid the crisis in the region.

Borders railway opening date set

1 hour 47 min ago
First Minister Alex Salmond announces trains will run on the Borders to Edinburgh railway from 6 September 2015.

Bank of England split over rate rise

2 hours 17 min ago
Two out of nine members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to raise interest earlier this month, the first time in three years policymakers have done so.

Rennard's suspension lift criticised

2 hours 23 min ago
A senior Welsh Lib Dem who claims she was harassed by Lord Rennard says her party should be "ashamed" over lifting his membership suspension.

Deported burglar returned for spoils

2 hours 26 min ago
A deported Lithuanian burglar is caught and re-jailed after returning to Peterborough to retrieve stolen jewellery he had hidden under floorboards.

Mortgage lending highest since 2008

2 hours 27 min ago
A total of £19.1bn is advanced to homebuyers in July, the Council of Mortgage Lenders says, amid warnings that the property market may face headwinds.

Pakistan cleric blocks parliament

2 hours 30 min ago
Pakistan's anti-government cleric Tahirul Qadri calls on followers to block access to the parliament building, as Islamabad protests continue.

Phelps can swim faster, says coach

2 hours 48 min ago
Michael Phelps returned to competition because he believes he can swim faster than ever, his coach Bob Bowman says.

Pakistan defends meeting separatists

3 hours 20 min ago
Pakistan's high commissioner to India Abdul Basit defends his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, a move which led to Delhi cancelling planned talks with Islamabad.

The puzzle of uncollected ashes

3 hours 29 min ago
Why would relatives leave ashes in a funeral parlour for years?

Independence would 'devastate BBC'

3 hours 29 min ago
Scottish independence would see the BBC broken up with "devastating" consequences for broadcasting in Scotland, according to pro-Union figures.

Ofsted to probe tip-off claims

3 hours 38 min ago
Ofsted is to investigate claims that schools in Norfolk were given advance notice of inspections.

Tributes to woman found dead in city

4 hours 6 sec ago
Tributes are paid to a 24-year-old woman whose body was found in a stream in Inverness at the weekend.

VIDEO: Life on two wheels: Rio and Nairobi

4 hours 34 sec ago
The BBC looks at what it is like to be a cyclist in Rio de Janeiro and Nairobi.