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Australia backpacker stabbing: Mia Ayliffe-Chung was 'amazing young woman'

24 August 2016 - 8:29pm
The family of a British backpacker stabbed to death in Australia describe her as an "amazing young woman with an adventurous spirit".

UKIP's Nigel Farage to speak at Donald Trump rally

24 August 2016 - 7:18pm
Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage is to address supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a campaign event in Mississippi.

Hottest day of 2016 recorded at Gravesend in Kent

24 August 2016 - 7:03pm
The UK records its hottest temperature of the year so far - 33.9C (93F) at Gravesend in Kent - as experts warn of possible health risks.

Airlander cabin 'hit ground and it was horrible'

24 August 2016 - 7:01pm
The world's longest aircraft has been damaged after a nosedive landing on its second test flight. Angela Marie Hatwell was there and saw it happen.

Salford City: Class of 92 are Still Out Of Their League

24 August 2016 - 6:49pm
Manchester United's famed 'Class of 92' are Still Out Of Their League at National League North club Salford City

Three die after being pulled from sea at Camber Sands

24 August 2016 - 6:35pm
Three men die after being pulled from the sea at Camber Sands in East Sussex on the hottest day of the year.

Gary Lineker on meeting Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp for The Premier League Show

24 August 2016 - 6:35pm
Gary Lineker on meeting Jurgen Klopp for his in-depth interview with the Liverpool manager for The Premier League Show

'Confusion and shock'

24 August 2016 - 6:06pm
Witnesses describe "shocking, confusing and distressing" scenes, after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes central Italy, leaving at least 73 people dead and 150 missing.

Five ways Proxima b find is important

24 August 2016 - 6:00pm
Scientists have discovered a planet similar to Earth that is orbiting our Sun's nearest neighbour, Proxima Centauri.

Earth-sized world 'around nearest star'

24 August 2016 - 6:00pm
Scientists say their investigations of the closest star, Proxima Centauri, show it to have an Earth-sized planet in orbit around it.

Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlist announced

24 August 2016 - 5:59pm
The nominees for this year's lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Awards are revealed.

Ukraine military parade marks 25 years of independence

24 August 2016 - 5:27pm
Ukraine is marking 25 years of independence from the Soviet Union with a huge military parade through Kiev, the celebrations are poignant amid current tensions with Russia.

Google punishes sites with pop-up adverts

24 August 2016 - 5:17pm
Google will give a lower search ranking to sites with "frustrating" pop-up ads from 2017.

Robbie Keane will retire from Republic of Ireland duty after Oman game

24 August 2016 - 4:55pm
Robbie Keane announces that the Republic of Ireland's friendly against Oman on 31 August will be his last international.

Vietnam woman 'cuts off limbs for insurance payout'

24 August 2016 - 4:24pm
A Vietnamese woman admits to paying for her left hand and foot to be severed to defraud her insurance firm with a rail accident claim, police say.

Man held in London on Syria-related terror charge

24 August 2016 - 4:16pm
A 32-year-old man is arrested in north-west London on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts linked to Syria, police have said.

Green and gone?

24 August 2016 - 4:09pm
Outgoing Green Party leader Natalie Bennett on Jeremy Corbyn, group hugs, "brain freeze" and four years of "stupid" media questions.

The children banned from climbing the human pyramid

24 August 2016 - 3:21pm
Dahi Handi one of India's most spectacular festivals that involves making a human pyramid and breaking an earthen pot filled with yoghurt suspended high in the sky.

France 'burkini ban': Images of police on beach fuel debate

24 August 2016 - 3:17pm
Images of French police appearing to fine a woman on a beach in Nice fuel the debate over a controversial "burkini ban".

Airlander 10 nosedives on landing in Bedfordshire

24 August 2016 - 3:14pm
The world's longest aircraft - the Airlander 10 - has been damaged after nosediving on landing during its second test flight.

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