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Iraqi forces 'reach besieged Amerli'

31 August 2014 - 1:10pm
Iraqi forces reach the besieged town of Amerli, where thousands of people have been trapped by jihadists, military officials say.

Chambers brothers win bronze medals

31 August 2014 - 1:05pm
Richard and Peter Chambers secure bronze medals at the World Championships as part of the Great Britain men's lightweight four.

Iceland issues new volcano alert

31 August 2014 - 12:45pm
Iceland raises its aviation warning level to red after a fresh lava eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano.

Bodies found after fireworks blaze

31 August 2014 - 12:22pm
The bodies of two people are found following a fire in a shed containing fireworks in the Lake District.

VIDEO: Two dead, ten missing after Paris blast

31 August 2014 - 12:18pm
Two people have died and four were seriously injured when an explosion rocked a four-storey building in Rosny-sous-Bois, Paris on Sunday morning.

Obama to visit school on Nato trip

31 August 2014 - 12:08pm
Barack Obama will visit a school on the first of his two-day trip to Wales for the Nato summit, the White House says.

McGuinness urges dissident ceasefire

31 August 2014 - 11:57am
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness urges dissident republicans, on the IRA ceasefire 20th anniversary, to "take that same step into politics and away from conflict".

VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes safe?

31 August 2014 - 11:31am
Inside Out goes to the lab to investigate what is in e-cigarettes while we unwrap the arguments surrounding them.

Trapped horse hoisted to safety

31 August 2014 - 11:09am
Lifting equipment is used to free a horse which became trapped after trying to jump over a farm gate near Shrewsbury.

Passers-by tackle bag snatcher

31 August 2014 - 10:57am
A man is arrested after Saturday afternoon shoppers gave chase when an elderly woman had her bag snatched in Belfast city centre.

Bride takes the plunge by abseiling

31 August 2014 - 10:32am
A bride with a fear of heights takes the plunge hours before her wedding with a 190ft charity abseil.

Two charged with false imprisonment

31 August 2014 - 10:27am
Two men are charged with false imprisonment after a Latvian woman was allegedly trafficked to the UK and held in Manchester.

China rules out open Hong Kong poll

31 August 2014 - 10:16am
China rules out open nominations for the next Hong Kong leadership election, in a move that has dismayed pro-democracy activists.

Hit and run 'was attempted murder'

31 August 2014 - 10:09am
Police are treating a hit and run in Barrhead on Saturday evening as attempted murder.

Northern Ireland then and now

31 August 2014 - 9:50am
How Northern Ireland has changed in 20 years since IRA ceasefire

Ukraine and Russia in troop exchange

31 August 2014 - 9:49am
Ten captured Russian paratroopers and 63 Ukrainian soldiers have been exchanged following negotiations, Russian media report.

Day three of sea search for boy, 12

31 August 2014 - 9:48am
The search for a missing 12-year-old boy who was swept into the sea while playing continues for a third day.

Man shot in legs in alleyway attack

31 August 2014 - 9:34am
A man in his 20s is shot in the legs in an alleyway in west Belfast.

Valleys rail upgrade deal 'shortly'

31 August 2014 - 8:38am
A deal on who will pay to electrify the valleys rail network should be ready in a "short number of months," says Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb.

Costa and Chelsea 'a perfect fit'

31 August 2014 - 8:28am
New Chelsea striker Diego Costa is turning out to be Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho's perfect kind of player.