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IS militants 'biggest threat' to US

Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq are the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years, senior American officials warn.

Russia pushes ahead with aid convoy

A Russian aid convoy held up on the Ukrainian border for days is on the move after "intolerable" delays by Ukraine, Russia's foreign ministry says.

Doctors may face 'tougher sanctions'

Failing doctors could be forced to apologise to patients under measures being considered by the medical regulator.

Malaysia observes MH17 minute's silence

Malaysians observed a moment of silence following the arrival in Kuala Lumpur of the bodies of 20 Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine in July

Co-op Bank reports loss of £75.8m

The troubled Co-operative Bank cuts its pre-tax losses in the first half of the year, and cuts staff numbers by 13%.

Syria death toll 'more than 191,000'

More than 191,000 people killed in Syria conflict up to April, UN says

Rain hampers Japan landslide rescue

Heavy rain hampers rescue operations in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a deadly landslide killed at least 39 people, with 51 still missing.

Health experts' food poverty warning

More people are suffering from malnutrition as a result of worsening food poverty, health experts warn.

Ex-ministers join Commons clerk row

Veteran MPs Jack Straw and Margaret Beckett urge further scrutiny of the proposed appointment of the new House of Commons clerk amid a continuing row.

Tour buses collide near Egypt resort

Two tourist buses collide near Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, leaving 33 people dead and 41 injured, officials say.

Safe standing backed by Lib Dems

The Liberal Democrats want to change the law and allow Premier League and Championship clubs to introduce safe standing at stadiums.

VIDEO: What if? The Sarin attack, a year on

The BBC's Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen assesses the events of the past year in Syria and how they have shaped the Middle East region.

VIDEO: Police shooting video stirs debate

Police in St Louis released a video of their officers shooting a robbery suspect as he held a knife, but their pledge of transparency has lead to more questions.

VIDEO: Lib Dems want safe standing return

The Liberal Democrats have put forward plans for Premier League and Championship clubs to introduce safe standing at stadiums.

VIDEO: Gibraltar banishes troublesome monkeys

Gibraltar is planning to banish some of its Barbary macaque population which have become too cheeky or aggressive

VIDEO: MOTD at 50: John Motson tribute

Celebrity Match of the Day fans including Russell Brand and Sue Johnston pay tribute to legendary commentator John Motson.

VIDEO: Hanoi gardens' blooming trade

Vietnam's lotus gardens are capitalising on an increasingly popular source of revenue. In midsummer when the flowers bloom, young and old flock to the gardens to have their pictures taken.

VIDEO: Man, 111, named world's oldest

The world's oldest man has been named as Sakuri Momoi, who is 111 years old and living in Japan.

VIDEO: Korean plot to dominate global culture

Author Euny Hong talks to the BBC about how South Korea is conquering the world through pop culture.

Stench of decay turns coral away

Baby coral and fish can smell the difference between good and bad reefs, say marine ecologists.

London 'Europe's dearest culture hub'

London is the most expensive city in Europe for cultural activities, with Warsaw the cheapest, a survey suggests.

'Jihadi John' and fears for Gazza

Most papers focus on efforts to identify the British jihadist in the video of reporter James Foley's beheading, while others raise fears over ex-footballer Paul Gascoigne's health.

Mackay apologises for text 'banter'

Malky Mackay says sorry for sending two one-line text messages that he admits were "disrespectful of other cultures".

VIDEO: Youth Olympics: Highlights

Watch highlights of the 2014 Youth Olympics from Nanjing, China, where about 3,600 athletes from 204 nations are competing in 28 sports.

'Nico and I will be racing flat out'

In his latest BBC column, Lewis Hamilton talks about the title race, and says he is glad he did not rush into an F1 drive when he was too young.

England women qualify for World Cup

England secure their place at the 2015 Women's World Cup with a resounding win over Wales in Cardiff.

Briton Ward one match from US Open

British number two James Ward is one match away from the US Open main draw after a 6-4 6-4 win over Vincent Millot.

EDF to pay out £3m after complaints

EDF Energy is ordered to pay £3m after an Ofgem probe into the way the firm handled customer complaints, the last of the "big six" to make such a payment.

VIDEO: London Luton bottom of airport poll

Passengers should try to use the UK's smaller airports for a better holiday experience, a survey has suggested.

Councils bar campaigns from schools

The official referendum campaigns are being barred from the majority of schools in Scotland ahead of polling day, BBC research finds. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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