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VIDEO: Horse dances to Shakira

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 19:08
Watch as Michael Eilberg and Half Moon Delphi impress the crowd at the World Equestrian Games with a freestyle dressage routine sound tracked by Shakira.

Man dies following Enniskillen crash

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:59
A 23-year-old man has died in hospital after he was involved in a car crash in Enniskillen in the early hours of Saturday morning.

VIDEO: Cyclist attempts race in Himalayas

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:42
A cyclist hopes to become the first British man to complete a gruelling mountain bike race over the Himalayas.

Swimming champ meets 'biggest' fan

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:32
A five-year-old boy who wrote a fan letter to Commonwealth swimming champion Ross Murdoch gets to race his hero in the pool - and beats him.

Poland blocks Russian minister's jet

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:24
Poland refuses to let a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu enter its airspace, forcing it to turn back to Slovakia.

River Kwai film bridge to be rebuilt

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:18
Sri Lanka is to rebuild the replica bridge destroyed in an iconic scene from the film Bridge on the River Kwai, as part of a tourism drive.

UK's terror threat level raised

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:04
The UK's terror threat level is raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the government announces.

VIDEO: The Analyst: The art of death bowling

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:03
Analyst Simon Hughes explains the art of 'death' bowling in one day international cricket and how England must master the skill.

VIDEO: Why has the terror level changed?

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 17:55
BBC Security Correspondent Frank Gardner assesses the terror threat to the UK and why it has been changed to severe.

US steps up sanctions over Iran

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 17:54
The US has imposed new sanctions on companies and individuals in connection with Iran's nuclear programme.

MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 17:48
Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service.

Dahl draft spills Factory secrets

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 17:40
Little-known characters and incidents that could have featured in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are released by the Roald Dahl estate.

Garda paramilitary text claim probed

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 17:33
The Irish Justice Minister says she is disturbed by reports that a member of the Garda Siochana (Irish police) texted sensitive information to a paramilitary in Northern Ireland.

Teacher wins child cruelty appeal

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 17:20
A special needs teacher wins his appeal against a conviction for assaults against two 12-year-old girls with severe learning difficulties.

VIDEO: Quentin Blake's secrets of drawing

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 17:17
Illustrator Quentin Blake describes how he brought Roald Dahl's characters from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to life.

Dujardin and Valegro win dressage

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 17:11
Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro secure their first freestyle dressage world title for Great Britain in Caen.

Missing boy's 'life is in danger'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 17:06
The health of a five-year-old boy taken from hospital by his parents against medical advice will deteriorate rapidly as the battery on his feeding system is likely to have run out, police say.

Test Ebola drug '100% effective'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 17:00
The only trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection.

Ambulance trust fined for slowness

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 16:59
The East of England Ambulance Service is fined £1.2m over failures to meet emergency response times.

India's growth hits two year high

BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 16:52
India's economy grew by 5.7% in the three months to June, its fastest pace in two-and-a-half years, according to an official estimate.
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