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Rain sparks deadly Japan landslides

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 23:09
At least 18 people are killed in landslides caused by heavy rain bury houses in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, reports say.

Brazilian rapist doctor rearrested

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 21:22
Police in Paraguay arrest a fugitive Brazilian fertility doctor, Roger Abdelmassih, convicted of sexually abusing 39 of his patients.

Mental health care 'in dark ages'

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 21:17
Mental health services for young people in England are "stuck in the dark ages" and "not fit for purpose", according to a government minister.

Life on Ebola front line

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 21:11
A doctor reports from the Ebola front line

Food sanctions hit Russian shoppers' pockets

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 21:06
Food import ban begins to hit Russian shoppers

Syrian conflict: Untold misery of child brides

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:41
The plight of Syria's refugee child brides

Chileans baffled by persistent bomb attacks

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:38
Series of bomb attacks rattles Santiago residents

Liberia imposes curfew over Ebola

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:35
Liberia imposes a night-time curfew and quarantines a slum in the capital Monrovia, in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola outbreak.

The island that kids learn to leave

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:26
Why hundreds of thousands of people have left Ireland

Breastfeeding 'cuts depression risk'

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:17
Breast feeding can halve the risk of post-natal depression, according to a study of nearly 14,000 new mothers.

Rodriguez nets as Real held by Atletico

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:13
New signing James Rodriguez scores his first goal for Real Madrid but Raul Garcia levels the Super Cup score for Atletico.

Militants 'kill reporter on video'

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 19:55
The Islamic State militant group releases a video online purporting to show the killing of US journalist James Foley.

The man 'behind a million babies'

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 19:00
The man who says he's responsible for a million kids

New police killing threatens tension

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:26
The police killing of a second black St Louis-area man threatens to further enflame tensions, ten days after the killing of Michael Brown, 18.

Wall Street market report

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:25
Wall Street Market Report

Besiktas 0-0 Arsenal

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:15
Aaron Ramsey is sent off as Arsenal fight out a goalless draw with Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League play-off tie.

Lib Dems lift Lord Rennard suspension

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:30
Former Liberal Democrat chief executive Lord Rennard has the suspension of his party membership lifted after disciplinary proceedings against him are dropped.

Man Utd agree Rojo deal as Nani leaves

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:26
Manchester United reach agreement with Sporting Lisbon to sign defender Marcos Rojo as Nani returns to Portugal.

Murray seeded eighth for US Open

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:14
Britain's Andy Murray is seeded eighth for the 2014 US Open at Flushing Meadows, the tournament he won in 2012.

'Illegal immigrants' found in lorry

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:00
A lorry containing 15 people suspected of being illegal immigrants is stopped by police in Somerset.

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