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  • Cranes collapse on Dutch buildings

    BBC News - Home
    3 Aug 2015 | 9:37 am
    Two cranes employed to restore a bridge in the central Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn collapse on buildings, injuring at least 20 people.
  • VIDEO: CIA 'torture': Inside the 'blackout box'

    BBC News - News front page
    3 Aug 2015 | 9:10 am
    BBC reporter Hilary Andersson finds out what it is like to be inside a "blackout box" used in so-called "enhanced interrogation".
  • VIDEO: Flood waters devastate Myanmar

    BBC News - World
    3 Aug 2015 | 8:16 am
    A state of emergency is declared in four regions of Myanmar after one metre of rain falls in just a few days.
  • Gradel has medical at Bournemouth

    BBC News - Africa
    3 Aug 2015 | 7:08 am
    Premier League newcomers Bournemouth are closing in on the signing of St Etienne and Ivory Coast forward Max Gradel.
  • VIDEO: CIA 'torture': Inside the 'blackout box'

    BBC News - US & Canada
    3 Aug 2015 | 9:10 am
    BBC reporter Hilary Andersson finds out what it is like to be inside a "blackout box" used in so-called "enhanced interrogation".
 
 
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    BBC News - Africa

  • Gradel has medical at Bournemouth

    3 Aug 2015 | 7:08 am
    Premier League newcomers Bournemouth are closing in on the signing of St Etienne and Ivory Coast forward Max Gradel.
  • Morocco migrant dies in suitcase

    3 Aug 2015 | 6:50 am
    A Moroccan man suffocates to death in a suitcase as his brother tries to smuggle him into Spain in the boot of his car, Spain says.
  • Yemen flag adorns Cairo by mistake

    3 Aug 2015 | 5:45 am
    The authorities in Egypt mistakenly festoon the capital with Yemeni flags ahead of celebrations to mark the opening of the second Suez Canal.
  • Boko Haram leader absent from video

    3 Aug 2015 | 5:33 am
    Nigerian militants release a new video with Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau again failing to appear, fuelling speculation about his fate.
  • Burundi leader in vengeance warning

    3 Aug 2015 | 5:03 am
    Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza warns against vengeance and urges calm following the assassination of a senior general on Sunday
 
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    BBC News - Asia

  • Man loses foot in escalator accident

    3 Aug 2015 | 8:42 am
    A man in Shanghai has to have his foot amputated after his left leg is trapped in an escalator in a shopping mall in Shanghai, local media report.
  • India in peace deal with Naga rebels

    3 Aug 2015 | 8:24 am
    India's government signs a peace deal with a leading Naga separatist group, bringing to an end one of the country's oldest insurgencies.
  • VIDEO: Taliban 'allegiance' to new leader

    3 Aug 2015 | 7:43 am
    The Afghan Taliban has released a video showing hundreds of people apparently declaring their allegiance to their new leader, Mullah Akhtar Mansour.
  • 'Taliban oaths' amid leadership rift

    3 Aug 2015 | 5:45 am
    The Afghan Taliban release a video appearing to show members pledging allegiance to the new leader Mullah Mansour, amid divisions over his leadership.
  • Congress MPs suspended from house

    3 Aug 2015 | 5:00 am
    The speaker of India's parliament Sumitra Mahajan suspends 25 Congress party MPs for "causing grave disruption".
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    BBC News - Europe

  • Cranes collapse on Dutch buildings

    3 Aug 2015 | 9:37 am
    Two cranes employed to restore a bridge in the central Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn collapse on buildings, injuring at least 20 people.
  • Ukraine rebels kill four troops

    3 Aug 2015 | 9:34 am
    Ukraine says pro-Russian rebels have killed four of its soldiers and injured 15 in the past 24 hours, in an escalation of the conflict in the east.
  • Trader jailed over Libor rate-rigging

    3 Aug 2015 | 8:46 am
    Former City trader Tom Hayes is found guilty at a London court of rigging global Libor interest rates, and sentenced to 14 years in jail, in the first trial of its kind.
  • Greek shares plunge as market reopens

    3 Aug 2015 | 7:42 am
    The main Athens stock index, the Athex, falls 16% on Monday, its first day of trading after a five-week closure.
  • Zero tolerance to doping, says IOC

    3 Aug 2015 | 7:40 am
    The International Olympic Committee will act with "zero tolerance" should allegations of widespread doping in athletics be proven.
 
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    BBC News - Asia

  • Man loses foot in escalator accident

    3 Aug 2015 | 8:42 am
    A man in Shanghai has to have his foot amputated after his left leg is trapped in an escalator in a shopping mall in Shanghai, local media report.
  • India in peace deal with Naga rebels

    3 Aug 2015 | 8:24 am
    India's government signs a peace deal with a leading Naga separatist group, bringing to an end one of the country's oldest insurgencies.
  • VIDEO: Taliban 'allegiance' to new leader

    3 Aug 2015 | 7:43 am
    The Afghan Taliban has released a video showing hundreds of people apparently declaring their allegiance to their new leader, Mullah Akhtar Mansour.
  • 'Taliban oaths' amid leadership rift

    3 Aug 2015 | 5:45 am
    The Afghan Taliban release a video appearing to show members pledging allegiance to the new leader Mullah Mansour, amid divisions over his leadership.
  • Congress MPs suspended from house

    3 Aug 2015 | 5:00 am
    The speaker of India's parliament Sumitra Mahajan suspends 25 Congress party MPs for "causing grave disruption".
 
 
 
 
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    BBC News - Have Your Say

  • Plan to evict illegal immigrants

    3 Aug 2015 | 9:03 am
    Landlords will be expected to evict tenants who lose the right to live in England under new measures to clamp down on illegal immigration. Comment here.
  • Greek shares plunge as market reopens

    3 Aug 2015 | 7:42 am
    The main Athens stock index, the Athex, plunges by 22.87% on Monday as trading resumes after a five-week closure. Are you affected?
  • Obama to unveil clean energy plan

    2 Aug 2015 | 11:54 pm
    US President Barack Obama is set to unveil what he calls "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" in tackling climate change. Comment here.
  • Saudi king cuts short French holiday

    2 Aug 2015 | 1:57 pm
    King Salman of Saudi Arabia cuts short a holiday on the French Riviera where the closure of a beach for his security caused an uproar.
  • Your Battle of Britain memories

    28 Jul 2015 | 6:30 am
    To mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, we would like to hear your stories and see your pictures from the time.
 
 
 
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