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VIDEO: Footage of Australia cyclones aftermath

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 01:13
Footage shows aftermath of double-cyclone damage in Australia.

Tibetan Villagers Pose Before Backdrops, Earn Oscar Nomination

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-21 01:12

They're photographed in front of Asian scenes, a beach, Disneyland. It's a fictional film called Butter Lamp. And it has a real message.

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Yemen's former leader flees capital

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 01:11
Yemen's former president Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi flees the capital, Sanaa, where he had been under house arrest.

Kristen Stewart makes awards history

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 01:05
US actress Kristen Stewart becomes first American actress to win a Cesar Award - the French equivalent of an Oscar - for her role in Cloud of Sils Maria.

Judges to rule on access to emails

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 00:37
Judges are to consider police requests to access journalists' phones and emails, ministers say, amid criticism of their use of surveillance powers.

DUP and UUP in election pact talks

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 00:27
The DUP and UUP are continuing to hold talks about a unionist pact ahead of the general election on 7 May, says DUP assembly member Arlene Foster.

VIDEO: Explosion as fire destroys warehouse

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 00:25
A storage warehouse in south-east London has been destroyed in a large fire overnight.

VIDEO: Inside first US women-only 'mosque'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 00:21
Alastair Leithead reports on the US's first women-only 'mosque' in Los Angeles.

US crash pilot's 'dude' mayday call

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 23:46
A pilot who ejected from a US fighter jet moments before a crash told a colleague in a radio message: "Dude, I'm getting out."

'Chelsea fans' in London racism probe

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 23:36
Police are investigating racist chanting at London's St Pancras station by men thought to be Chelsea fans returning from a Champions League match in Paris.

Social media blitz on knife crime

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 23:33
A specialist knife crime unit in Essex is monitoring social media platforms for parties with open invitations that could attract trouble.

Kayakers join search for missing boy

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 23:20
Kayakers and volunteers are expected to join emergency services in the search for missing schoolboy Cameron Comey.

'Great clubs' interested in Falcao

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 22:07
Monaco have a number of "great clubs" interested in £50m striker Falcao should Man Utd opt not to sign him.

Murray wins World Cup gold in US

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 22:02
Britain's world champion Samantha Murray claims gold at the Sarasota Modern Pentathlon World Cup in Florida.

Rain ruins Australia v Bangladesh

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 21:47
Australia's World Cup Pool A match against Bangladesh in Brisbane is washed out without a ball being bowled.

Lost Sherlock Holmes story discovered

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 21:31
A long-lost Sherlock Holmes story has been found lying forgotten in an attic more than a hundred years after it was first published.

VIDEO: Fire in Dubai skyscraper

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 20:49
A fire has ripped through the 79-storey Torch Tower in Dubai, but no casualties have been reported.

'Coup plot' charge for Caracas mayor

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 20:29
Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma is indicted for plotting violence against Venezuela's government - a move condemned by the opposition.

Windies win as Pakistan slump to 1-4

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 20:24
Pakistan make the worst start to an innings in World Cup history as West Indies secure an emphatic 150-run victory.

Fears grow for 'Syria-bound' girls

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-20 20:19
Fears are growing for the safety of three east London schoolgirls who police believe are trying to cross the Turkish-Syrian border to join the Islamic State terrorist group.