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Darkness stops sea search for boy

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 4:00pm
A search for a 12-year-old boy who was swept into the sea off Anglesey has been called off overnight due to the darkness.

Women injured as car hits bus stop

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 3:59pm
Two women are taken to hospital after driver loses control of his car and crashes into a bus stop in Glasgow.

Senegal confirms first Ebola case

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 3:28pm
Senegal's health ministry confirms a first case of Ebola, making it the fifth West African country now affected by the outbreak.

VIDEO: Dahl: Charlie chapters discovered

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 3:26pm
The discovery of new unpublished chapters reveals author Roald Dahl planned to include more children in his classic children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory but dropped them from the final version.

VIDEO: Kurdish father's grief at son's death

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 3:05pm
In a camp for Yazidi refugees, near what was the Iraqi-Syrian border, the father who had to abandon his disabled child has learned that his son has died.

VIDEO: Private's medals given to museum

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 3:04pm
A Somerset museum has been given three World War One medals, 100 years to the day after the soldier who earned them was killed in action.

Hales wants strong Cook partnership

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 2:22pm
Alex Hales says captain Alastair Cook is the "right guy at the top of the order" ahead of the third ODI against India.

VIDEO: Horse dances to Shakira

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 2:08pm
Watch as Michael Eilberg and Half Moon Delphi impress the crowd at the World Equestrian Games with a freestyle dressage routine sound tracked by Shakira.

VIDEO: Cyclist attempts race in Himalayas

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 1:42pm
A cyclist hopes to become the first British man to complete a gruelling mountain bike race over the Himalayas.

River Kwai film bridge to be rebuilt

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 1:18pm
Sri Lanka is to rebuild the replica bridge destroyed in an iconic scene from the film Bridge on the River Kwai, as part of a tourism drive.

UK's terror threat level raised

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 1:04pm
The UK's terror threat level is raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the government announces.

VIDEO: Why has the terror level changed?

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 12:55pm
BBC Security Correspondent Frank Gardner assesses the terror threat to the UK and why it has been changed to severe.

US steps up sanctions over Iran

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 12:54pm
The US has imposed new sanctions on companies and individuals in connection with Iran's nuclear programme.

MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 12:48pm
Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service.

Dahl draft spills Factory secrets

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 12:40pm
Little-known characters and incidents that could have featured in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are released by the Roald Dahl estate.

Garda paramilitary text claim probed

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 12:33pm
The Irish Justice Minister says she is disturbed by reports that a member of the Garda Siochana (Irish police) texted sensitive information to a paramilitary in Northern Ireland.

Teacher wins child cruelty appeal

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 12:20pm
A special needs teacher wins his appeal against a conviction for assaults against two 12-year-old girls with severe learning difficulties.

Dujardin and Valegro win dressage

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 12:11pm
Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro secure their first freestyle dressage world title for Great Britain in Caen.

Test Ebola drug '100% effective'

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 12:00pm
The only trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection.

India's growth hits two year high

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 - 11:52am
India's economy grew by 5.7% in the three months to June, its fastest pace in two-and-a-half years, according to an official estimate.