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Day in pictures: 24 September

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 03:27
News images from around the world: 23 September

VIDEO: What happened to #BringBackOurGirls?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 02:36
The hashtag that won't go away

Why does government do less for the North East than Scotland?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 02:08
Why does government do less for North East than Scotland?

VIDEO: Sturgeon to run for SNP leadership

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 01:44
Nicola Sturgeon announces her plan to run for the leadership of the Scottish National Party, and to become Scotland's First Minister.

Venezuela beauty queen killers jailed

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 01:19
Three Venezuelan men are sentenced to more than 20 years in jail for the murder of beauty queen Monica Spear and her British partner in January.

VIDEO: Citizen science 'crucial to research'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:48
Information from "citizen scientists" is becoming more and more vital for some research projects, scientists say.

Islamic State finds fertile ground in Jordan

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 00:40
Jihadist says strikes will boost support for IS in Jordan

VIDEO: Ed Miliband: How I forgot speech

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:24
Ed Miliband explains how he forgot elements of his speech at the Labour party conference in Manchester.

Urban kingfishers in pictures

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:22
Urban kingfishers living in London's network of waterways

VIDEO: Who is Abu Qatada? In 90 seconds

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 23:08
Abu Qatada arrived in the UK from Jordan seeking asylum in 1993, and 20 years later, was deported to stand trial on terror charges.

VIDEO: Lorry driver tells of Calais risks

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 22:44
The head of a large UK haulage firm has said the number of illegal immigrants trying to enter the UK is the worst he's ever seen.

Ambulance service braced for figures

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:54
The latest statistics on the performance of the Welsh ambulance service will be published later but it's understood it could be Christmas before some improvements are made.

VIDEO: India mission arrives in Mars orbit

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:46
India successfully puts its first satellite in orbit around Mars, after Mangalyaan's 10-month mission from Earth.

In pictures: Mass protests at Jadavpur University

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:32
Jadavpur University students angry at sexual assault

Tube to run 24-hour weekend service

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:28
The Tube will run a 24-hour service at weekends from next September, it is announced.

New DUP ministers take up roles

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:27
The two new Democratic Unionist Party Stormont ministers are due to start work in their new departments later on Wednesday.

Library secures early printed books

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:17
Two of the first ever books to be printed in Scotland have been bought from private ownership by the National Library of Scotland.

UK 'at war' and Hairy Cornflake's 'porridge' - papers

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:05
The prospect of Britain joining air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq makes front pages, as does Dave Lee Travis's indecent assault conviction.

'Record low' back Welsh independence

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:01
Support for Welsh independence falls to its lowest recorded level in the wake of the Scottish referendum, according to a new poll for BBC Wales.

Unions set for three days of strikes

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 21:00
The PCS union confirms a strike for 15 October which could be the third consecutive day of strikes by major public sector unions over pay.

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