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Day in pictures: 15 September

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:51
News images from around the world: 15 September

VIDEO: Why has dogs' home fire raised £1m?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:43
Why did the fire at Manchester Dogs' Home on Friday capture the public's imagination and raise £1 million within 24 hours?

VIDEO: Two Britons 'dead on Thai beach'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:33
Foreign Office looking into reports that two British nationals have been found dead on Thai beach.

Matisse show Tate's biggest success

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 03:21
An exhibition of Henri Matisse's cut-out art is the most successful exhibition held to date at the Tate with more than 560,000 visitors.

VIDEO: Furchester Hotel: Behind-the-scenes

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-15 00:59
Elmo and the Cookie Monster are two of Sesame Streets most famous muppets, now they have made the trip across the Atlantic for a new show, about to make it's debut on the Cbeebies channel.

VIDEO: Call centre worker still going strong at 83

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 22:58
BBC Inside Out meets the 83-year-old call centre worker from Sunderland who says he cannot afford to retire.

VIDEO: Litvinenko suspect gets Russian TV show

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 21:54
The prime suspect in the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian agent killed in London now has his own TV programme in Russia

Hunt for David Haines's killers - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 21:52
The newspapers focus on the aftermath of the killing of British aid worker David Haines by jihadists - and the threat to the life of another UK hostage.

VIDEO: Mission impossible? Comet landing bid

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 21:47
The European Space Agency is about to announce the site on Comet 67P where the Rosetta mission will try to make a historic landing.

Phones 4U poised for administration

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 21:46
Retailer Phones 4U is going into administration putting 5,596 jobs at risk, as network provider EE joins Vodafone in not renewing its contract.

August rise in NI shopping visits

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 21:21
Shopper numbers in Northern Ireland during August were 4.2% higher than the same month a year ago.

Disability hate crime highlighted

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 21:20
A campaign to raise awareness of disability hate crime in Northern Ireland is launched.

Ian Paisley's funeral to be held

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 21:12
The funeral of Ian Paisley, the former Democratic Unionist Party leader and first minister of Northern Ireland, takes place later.

VIDEO: Australian fears over IS at home

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 21:05
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced plans to take passports from Australians who may be planning to travel to fight with Islamic State.

Hurricane Odile heads for Mexico

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 21:03
A hurricane will hit the southern end of Mexico's Baja California peninsula in the coming hours, the United States National Hurricane Centre says.

Hammond to discuss plans to tackle IS

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 21:00
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond is to attend a summit to discuss plans to tackle Islamic State (IS) militants, following the killing of hostage David Haines.

Universities 'ignoring lads' culture'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 20:22
A laddish culture on university campuses across the UK is being ignored by vice-chancellors, the NUS says.

VIDEO: Mers: Camel traders unalarmed by virus

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 20:14
Tulip Mazumdar visits a camel market in Saudi Arabia to see how people feel about Middle East Respiratory Virus being linked to the animals.

Algeria siege inquest to begin

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 20:09
An inquest into the deaths of six Britons and a UK-based Colombian killed when militants seized an Algerian gas plant last year is set to begin.

Abbott governs from indigenous area

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 20:05
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is spending a week governing the country from a remote indigenous community in the Northern Territory.

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