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Jailed Indian politician appeals

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:53
The imprisoned former chief minister of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Jayaram Jayalalitha, appeals against her sentence for corruption.

VIDEO: Tory coalition choice: UKIP or Lib Dem

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:48
Conservative delegates are asked if they would pick UKIP or the Liberal Democrats in a future coalition.

Ryder Cup '£40m of free advertising'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:47
Hosting golf's Ryder Cup was a £40m free advert underlining Scotland's status as the "home of golf", tourism bosses say.

British Gas 'appalling' on £20k bill

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:44
A priest describes as "appalling" British Gas's behaviour after it took more than £20,000 in error for a church heating bill.

VIDEO: Hong Kong protesters stay put

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:40
There has been continuing unrest in Hong Kong as thousands of pro-democracy campaigners continue their stand off with riot police in the central and financial districts of the city.

Videos 'may hit IS recruitment'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:33
Islamic State's "violent" propaganda videos could actually be dissuading young Britons from pursuing jihad, says a senior anti-terrorism officer.

Search suspended on Japan volcano

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:32
Teams searching Japan's Mount Ontake find more bodies from Saturday's eruption but suspend operations amid dangerous conditions.

Corrie star Kirkbride to take break

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:27
Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride, who plays Deirdre Barlow, is to take an extended break from the soap, producers confirm.

VIDEO: Kimetto's marathon world record run

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:26
Kenya's Dennis Kimetto breaks the marathon world record in Berlin, winning the race in a time of two hours, two minutes and 57 seconds.

Somerset Levels flood work starts

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:23
Work begins on two roads on the Somerset Levels - with one raised higher - to help combat future flooding problems.

AUDIO: One Day author 'incredibly lucky'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:23
David Nicholls' new book "Us" is published tomorrow and is being described as one of the most hotly anticipated novels of the year.

VIDEO: Cern at 60 in 60 seconds

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:16
The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) is celebrating its 60th birthday. Here is a quick look at its life so far - in 60 seconds.

AUDIO: 'Jammer' stops drivers using phones

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 01:08
An American entrepreneur has come up with a device that blocks all communication to your phone while you are driving to ensure you're not tempted.

Obama: US underestimated rise of IS

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 00:54
President Obama acknowledges that US agencies underestimated the threat posed by the Islamist insurgency in Syria.

Balfour Beatty warns on profits

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 00:48
Balfour Beatty issues its third profits warning in five months, compounding concerns over the UK's biggest construction group.

VIDEO: Richie: 'I'm a hopeless romantic'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 00:47
Lionel Richie speaks to BBC Breakfast about his UK tour and why he still loves performing

VIDEO: Work to lift flood-prone road begins

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 00:24
Work is beginning to raise part of one of the main roads in the Somerset levels to protect it from future flooding.

VIDEO: US lessons for UK's nuclear waste?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 00:00
BBC Inside Out investigates the options for the UK's growing plutonium stockpile at Sellafield in Cumbria.

Survey: ATM, Checking Account Overdraft Fees Surge

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-28 23:44

The survey released Monday by Bankrate.com finds the average fee for using an out-of-network ATM climbed 5 percent over the past year to a new high of $4.35 per transaction.

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In pictures: People of India

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 23:42
Exhibition featuring work by three generations of photographers
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