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Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-08-01 08:00
The week's big numbers, visualised

Feet sniff abuse teacher spared jail

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:51
A teacher who admitted sexual assault by sniffing the feet of schoolchildren in Lancashire is spared jail.

US economy adds 209,000 jobs in July

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:50
The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveal, adding to optimism that the recovery continues apace.

Arson fear over Eastbourne Pier fire

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:22
A fire that ripped through Eastbourne Pier is now feared to have been started deliberately.

How do you get your face on the dollar?

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:21
The US is debating putting a woman's face on the US dollar. How does it happen?

Held GSK detective visited by son

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:09
The son of a private investigator linked to a GlaxoSmithKline corruption investigation in China has been allowed to visit his father.

VIDEO: Hammond: 'Diplomacy never dead'

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:08
The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said that "diplomacy is never dead" despite a truce between Israel and Hamas breaking down within hours.

Man jailed over teen ecstasy death

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:07
A man is jailed for five years for supplying drugs after a 16-year-old boy died at a rave in west London.

Immigration inspector John Vine quits

Fri, 2014-08-01 07:01
The independent chief inspector of borders and immigration, John Vine, who has been highly critical of the immigration system, will step down more than six months early.

VIDEO: Multiple Taiwan gas blasts kill 25

Fri, 2014-08-01 06:50
Taiwan gas blasts in Kaohsiung kill at least 24

Risking it all to save the boss

Fri, 2014-08-01 06:39
The workers risking it all for their popular chief executive

Resign call for n-word councillor

Fri, 2014-08-01 06:26
Calls are made for Powys council's deputy leader to resign after she used a racial slur during a council meeting.

Top DJs say Ibiza is too expensive

Fri, 2014-08-01 06:16
The top DJs who say Ibiza has become too expensive

Games fuel Scottish produce sales

Fri, 2014-08-01 06:11
Supermarket Tesco says demand for Scottish produce has increased sharply during the Commonwealth Games.

Scottish fours beat England for gold

Fri, 2014-08-01 06:06
Scotland's David Peacock, Neil Speirs, Paul Foster and skip Alex Marshall win gold over England in the bowls fours final.

Day in pictures: 1 August 2014

Fri, 2014-08-01 05:59
24 hours of news photos: 1 August

Working Lives Panama

Fri, 2014-08-01 05:49
Five very different working lives in Panama

Gaza: Mapping the human cost

Fri, 2014-08-01 05:47
Mapping the lives lost in the Gaza Strip conflict

Germany's Kohl keeps historic tapes

Fri, 2014-08-01 05:34
German ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl wins a bitter legal battle to keep 200 tapes recording his political life.

Kenyan order to repossess Lamu land

Fri, 2014-08-01 05:11
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta orders the repossession of 70% of the land in Lamu, where there has been deadly violence since June.
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