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Strictly wins weekend TV battle

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:40
Strictly Come Dancing beat ITV's X Factor in their Friday and Saturday night ratings battle, with the BBC One show pulling in thousands more viewers on both nights.

Kimetto sets marathon world record

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:33
Kenyan Dennis Kimetto breaks the world marathon record as he becomes the first man to run under two hours three minutes.

VIDEO: PM 'embarrassed' over Queen gaffe

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 01:43
David Cameron says he is "extremely sorry and very embarrassed" for overheard remarks he made about a conversation he had with the Queen following the Scottish independence referendum.

AUDIO: 22,000 Roman coins found in Devon

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 23:39
A treasure hunter from Devon has discovered the biggest hoard of 4th century Roman coins recorded in Britain.

VIDEO: US air strikes on IS target Kobane

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 23:28
The Syrian town of Kobane is struck in the latest airstrikes by the US-led coalition against Islamic State (IS).

Sudan apostasy woman 'to campaign'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 23:05
Meriam Ibrahim, the woman who escaped a death sentence for apostasy in Sudan, tells the BBC she wants to campaign against religious persecution.

VIDEO: Mariam Ibrahim: 'Jail was a test'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 22:54
Mariam Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, tells the BBC's Tom Esslemont she believes her time in prison was ''a test''.

US police officer shot in Ferguson

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 20:53
A police officer is shot - reportedly in the arm - in the strife-torn US town of Ferguson, Missouri, but the officer's condition is unclear.

Tories gather after double setback

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 20:50
The Conservative party conference gets under way later with the party looking to recover from a ministerial resignation and a defection.

Police Officer Shot In Ferguson, Mo. As Protests Continue

NPR News - Sat, 2014-09-27 20:44

The officer, a woman, is expected to recover. A hunt for the suspect is underway.

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Japan volcano rescue efforts resume

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 20:40
Rescue efforts resume on Mount Ontake in Japan where dozens of hikers are thought to be stranded following the sudden eruption of the volcano.

HK sit-in protesters issue demands

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 19:45
A civil disobedience pro-democracy movement aiming to paralyse parts of Hong Kong with a massive sit-in has issued its demands.

Cuba jails Canadian executive

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 17:42
A court in Cuba sentences the president of a Canadian transport company to 15 years in jail and seizes assets worth $100m (£62m).

VIDEO: Thousands occupy HK finance centre

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 16:56
Thousands of protesters are occupying the heart of Hong Kong's financial centre as part of a mass civil disobedience campaign.

Al-Nusra threat over air strikes

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 16:48
Syrian militant group al-Nusra Front denounces US-led air strikes as "a war against Islam", as the campaign against Islamic State continues.

An electronic revolution in the doctor's bag

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 16:32
How new medical tools change our relationship with doctors

Charles to honour fallen police

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 16:15
The Prince of Wales is set to attend an event to honour police officers who were killed while on duty.

How the world's first smartwatch was built

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:48
Just how good were 17th Century 'smartwatches'?

Life in the slow lane: My 3G summer

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:22
My summer living without broadband

The Sicilians who can't escape the Mafia

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 15:19
The Sicilians who can't escape the long arm of the Mafia

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