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Palmyra temple 'still standing'

18 min 22 sec ago
Palmyra's ancient Temple of Bel is still standing despite a bid by the Islamic State group to blow it up, Syria antiquities chief says.

India's economic growth slows to 7%

19 min 48 sec ago
India's economy grew at an annual rate of 7% between April and June, lower than expected, official figures show.

VIDEO: Somalia piracy 'not dead but dormant'

21 min 46 sec ago
There are warnings about a new outbreak of piracy off Somalia's coast in spite of an international naval taskforce and UK backed efforts to build stability onshore in the Horn of Africa.

Kiev protest blast wounds 100 police

28 min ago
One hundred policemen protecting Ukraine's parliament are hurt, after MPs give initial backing to greater autonomy in the rebel-held east.

Man Utd set to sign Martial for £36m

33 min 12 sec ago
Manchester United are set to sign 19-year-old Monaco forward Anthony Martial for £36m subject to a medical.

VIDEO: Kanye: 'I'm going to run for president'

36 min 8 sec ago
Kanye West has announced that he wants to run for the US presidency in 2020 at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Sciver leads England to T20 victory

51 min 26 sec ago
Natalie Sciver records career-best figures with bat and ball as England end the Women's Ashes with victory over Australia.

Ashley Madison site 'still growing'

54 min 36 sec ago
Ashley Madison says "hundreds of thousands" of new members are joining despite an enormous data leak after hackers targeted the website.

VIDEO: With migrants on Hungary's border

1 hour 1 min ago
With the migrants trying to cross Hungary's border to get into Europe

Dead woman named as concert pianist

1 hour 8 min ago
A woman found with fatal head injuries in Manchester is named by police as Norwegian concert pianist Natalia Strelchenko.

Body found in triathlete search

1 hour 21 min ago
Police looking for a man who went missing during the swimming leg of a Kent triathlon race find a body.

Notting Hill Carnival bands gear up

1 hour 21 min ago
Notting Hill Carnival bands are taking to the roads of west London for the second day of what is thought to be Europe's largest street music festival.

Arrests as Austria tightens border

1 hour 23 min ago
Austrian authorities say they have detained five suspected people smugglers as they tighten the Hungarian border after the deaths of 71 migrants.

Facebook tool to tackle video theft

1 hour 49 min ago
Facebook announces new measures to tackle video piracy on its website.

Anscombe left out of Wales squad

2 hours 10 sec ago
Fly-half Gareth Anscombe is omitted from Wales' 31-man World Cup squad but prop Samson Lee is passed fit.

Motoring collector Lord Montagu dies

3 hours 16 min ago
Lord Montagu, who established the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, dies aged 88.

NatWest Bank hit by IT glitch

3 hours 19 min ago
NatWest Bank is experiencing problems with both customer payments and its online banking system.

Bangkok police claim bomber hunt reward

3 hours 20 min ago
Thailand's police chief says an $83,000 public reward will go to his own men after they arrested a suspect in the deadly bombing of a Bangkok shrine.

Corbyn criticised for Bin Laden comment

4 hours 3 min ago
Jeremy Corbyn is criticised for saying it was a "tragedy" that Osama Bin Laden was killed by the United States rather than being put on trial.

Major gas field given green light

4 hours 5 min ago
Production on the largest new oil and gas field to have been discovered in the North Sea for a decade is approved.

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