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VIDEO: S Sudan: 'The world is not paying attention'

2 hours 22 min ago
Millions of people could face starvation unless more is done to stave off a looming famine in South Sudan, UNICEF and the World Food Programme have warned.

Deaths in Gaza now more than 1,000

2 hours 24 min ago
The death toll in Gaza has passed 1,000, Palestinian medical officials say, 19 days after Israel launched an offensive against Hamas militants.

Hamilton at back of grid after fire

2 hours 27 min ago
Lewis Hamilton's car catches fire in Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying, leaving him at the back of the grid, with Nico Rosberg on pole.

EU sanctions 'threaten terror' war

2 hours 28 min ago
Russia warns new EU sanctions against it over the Ukraine crisis will jeopardise security co-operation and the fight against terrorism.

VIDEO: Huge dust cloud covers Phoenix

2 hours 33 min ago
A large dust storm has covered the Phoenix metropolitan area in Arizona, causing poor visibility and tough driving conditions.

US evacuates Libya embassy staff

2 hours 52 min ago
The US temporarily evacuates staff from its embassy in the Libyan capital following clashes between rival militias, the state department says.

Bolt to run in 4x100m relay heats

2 hours 53 min ago
Usain Bolt arrives in Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games and says he will run in the heats of 4x100m relay.

Jones claims individual ribbon gold

4 hours 14 min ago
Frankie Jones wins Wales' first Glasgow 2014 gold in the individual ribbon rhythmic gymnastics discipline.

VIDEO: Flotilla: 250 boats - and a baby

4 hours 37 min ago
The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde is sailing to Glasgow for the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations.

Crowds out for second day of Giants

5 hours 13 min ago
Thousands of people are lining the streets of Liverpool for the second day of a giant marionette show commemorating the outbreak of World War One.

Gymnast Jones wins Wales' first gold

5 hours 19 min ago
Rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones secures gold and three more silver medals at the Commonwealth Games with Laura Halford getting a bronze.

Pakistan climbers scale K2 summit

5 hours 23 min ago
A team of Pakistani climbers reaches the top of the world's second tallest mountain, the K2, the first since Italians completed the feat 60 years ago.

Navy commander faces affair claims

5 hours 31 min ago
The first female commander of a major Royal Navy warship is understood to have left her vessel after allegations of an affair with one of her officers.

Cancer blood test moves step closer

5 hours 39 min ago
A British team of researchers has developed what might be a simple blood test for cancer, scientists from the University of Bradford say.

Man faces attempted murder charge

6 hours 40 sec ago
A 57-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following an assault in Newry, County Down.

Nigeria 'on red alert' over Ebola

6 hours 24 min ago
All entries into Nigeria are placed on red alert after the authorities confirm the first death from the Ebola virus in the capital Lagos.

Man arrested over attack on boys

6 hours 24 min ago
A 30-year-old man is arrested in connection with an assault on two teenagers in their home in Glasgow.

VIDEO: England lose netball thriller to Australia

6 hours 24 min ago
England lose a thrilling netball match by a single point to Australia in their Pool B match at the Commonwealth Games.

Hamilton top in final practice

6 hours 29 min ago
Lewis Hamilton is in good shape to secure pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix after setting the pace in final practice.

Tunnock's teacakes sales 'soar'

7 hours 2 min ago
Sales of Tunnock's teacakes have soared after they featured in the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, a supermarket has said.

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