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EU budget anger - UK is not alone

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 04:02
UK not alone in concern about new EU payments

VIDEO: Molten lava creeps up on Hawaii homes

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 03:19
Flowing lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii could soon force dozens of residents in Pahoa to flee their homes.

VIDEO: Opting out of arrest warrant 'dangerous'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 03:09
Conservative MP Damian Green has said that if Britain leaves the European Arrest Warrant, "it will be the country all Europe's criminals and terrorists would be inclined to come".

VIDEO: Two by two? How to move 1,700 animals

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 02:54
Wetheriggs Animal Rescue Centre in Cumbria move their 1700 animals to a new home County Durham.

The end of Bastion - and Britain's war

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 01:27
Was the 13-year mission in Afghanistan worth it?

US envoy condemns Ebola response

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 01:24
The US envoy to the UN begins a visit to Ebola-hit West Africa, criticising nations who offered support but "failed to take responsibility".

VIDEO: 'Record number' of low-paid Britons

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-26 01:03
A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.

School absence guidelines issued

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 22:05
New guidelines for head teachers in England on the situations in which pupils can be given time off during term time have been drawn up.

Giants Pound Royals 11-4 To Tie World Series

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-25 20:57

San Francisco roared past Kansas City Saturday to even the series and force the deciding games back to Royals home town.

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Queen hit song 'has healing powers'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 20:32
Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody is a good song for people to listen to if they feel unwell or down, a poll suggests.

Man held after Edinburgh incident

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 20:22
A man has been detained by police after an incident in Edinburgh which led to part of the city centre being cordoned off.

VIDEO: Mussolini bunker opens to public

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 20:19
A Second World War bunker used by the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini is being opened to the public for the first time.

Uruguay votes for new president

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 19:23
Uruguayans will elect a new president to replace outgoing Jose Mujica who is barred by the law from running for a second term.

Brazil votes in presidential run-off

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 19:14
Brazilians will choose between Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves in what correspondents say is the tightest presidential election for decades.

Ukraine to vote in snap elections

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 18:55
Ukrainian voters will go to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.

Tunisia set for historic election

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 18:41
Tunisia is set to hold its first election under a new constitution passed earlier this year following a 2011 uprising.

VIDEO: Wingsuit jumpers in downhill sky race

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 18:39
Footage from World Wingsuit League China Grand Prix earlier this month.

Botswana's ruling party wins polls

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 17:34
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wins the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer with 33 of the 57 seats.

Inmate planned escape with hostage

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 16:57
Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found in the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC has learned.

US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 16:31
A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.

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