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Ten dead in Lahore mosque collapse

September 9, 2014 - 10:51am
At least 10 people are killed and seven injured when the roof of a mosque collapses in the Pakistani city of Lahore, officials say.

Schumacher leaves hospital for home

September 9, 2014 - 10:48am
Former F1 champion Michael Schumacher leaves a Swiss hospital to continue his recovery at home, his manager says.

Barnes & Noble Nook sales disappoint

September 9, 2014 - 10:34am
US bookstore chain Barnes & Noble reports falling revenues for the first quarter as a result of disappointing sales of its Nook e-book reader.

A third of US birds 'in decline'

September 9, 2014 - 9:59am
A third of all bird species in the US are in decline, according to a comprehensive new report finds that underlines the threat to American birds.

Nigeria avoid global football ban

September 9, 2014 - 9:55am
World football governing body Fifa confirms that African champions Nigeria have avoided a ban from global football.

Ajmal banned over bowling action

September 9, 2014 - 9:45am
Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal is suspended after the International Cricket Council deems his bowling action to be illegal.

Briton dies in Australia shark attack

September 9, 2014 - 9:32am
A British man has died after being badly bitten on the leg by a shark off a beach in Australia's popular Byron Bay, officials say.

Israel 'coercing Africans to leave'

September 9, 2014 - 9:25am
Israel is unlawfully coercing almost 7,000 Eritrean and Sudanese nationals into leaving the country at great personal risk, Human Rights Watch says.

Carney predicts wage rises 'next year'

September 9, 2014 - 8:49am
Bank of England governor Mark Carney tells unions that wages should start rising in real terms "around the middle of next year".

Faith in England lost, says Owen

September 9, 2014 - 8:44am
Former England striker Michael Owen says the country has lost faith in the national team after major tournament failures.

Kashmir flood relief operation a major challenge

September 9, 2014 - 8:23am
Kashmir flood relief operation a major challenge

HK democracy activists shave heads

September 9, 2014 - 8:16am
Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong shave their heads in a protest against what they see as China's increasing political control over the city.

Why is Islamic State so violent?

September 9, 2014 - 8:07am
Can Islamic State's savagery be explained?

India 'dowry abuse' woman rescued

September 9, 2014 - 8:00am
Indian police rescue a woman whose husband's family allegedly held her captive for three years because her parents failed to pay enough dowry.

Google faces new stand-off in Europe

September 9, 2014 - 7:52am
The European Commission is demanding fresh concessions from Google on alleged search market dominance and a probe into Android could be next on its list.

Norway to send inmates abroad

September 9, 2014 - 7:52am
Norway plans to export its prisoners to Dutch jails to ease overcrowding and carry out urgent maintenance works, the government says.

Pakistan navy repels militant attack

September 9, 2014 - 7:45am
The Pakistan navy says it fought off an attack on its Karachi dockyard in which two militants and a sailor were killed.

VIDEO: Amanda Knox film at Toronto Festival

September 9, 2014 - 7:43am
Film critic Christian Blauvelt and entertainment reporter Emma Jones chat with Tom Brook about highlights of this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

VIDEO: Close-up: First look at MH17 report

September 9, 2014 - 7:38am
MH17 Dutch experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine after being hit by 'numerous objects' that 'pierced the plane at high speed'.

Jacobson makes Booker shortlist

September 9, 2014 - 7:24am
Former Booker winner Howard Jacobson is among the three British writers, two Americans and an Australian to make this year's shortlist.