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Hostage's mother appeals to IS chief

Thu, 2014-10-09 12:22
The mother of US hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig has appealed to the leader of the Islamic State (IS) militants via Twitter to discuss her son's fate.

Stirling Prize 2014: London Aquatics Centre

Thu, 2014-10-09 10:59
Which is the UK's best new building?

First Syria refugees in Uruguay

Thu, 2014-10-09 10:40
Uruguay receives the fist Syrian refugees and promises to cover the cost of a two-year resettlement programme.

Riba Stirling Prize 2014: London Bridge Tower (The Shard)

Thu, 2014-10-09 10:27
Is The Shard the best building in the UK?

Nigerian leader warns over rich list

Thu, 2014-10-09 09:42
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan threatens to sue a website that listed him as one of Africa's 10 richest leaders, with a net worth of about $100m.

Ebola screening: Will it work?

Thu, 2014-10-09 09:34
Will it make a difference in the UK?

VIDEO: Ex-RAF officer guilty of sex abuse

Thu, 2014-10-09 09:04
A former RAF intelligence officer has been convicted of a series of sexual assaults on children, dating back more than three decades.

Fresh clashes break out in CAR

Thu, 2014-10-09 08:38
Heavy gunfire and explosions are heard in the capital of the Central African Republic, amid growing tension between rival militias.

'Legal high' dealer gets 10 years

Thu, 2014-10-09 08:16
A man who sold drugs running a "legal high" website which earned him £2.5m is jailed for 10 years.

MH17 passenger 'had oxygen mask on'

Thu, 2014-10-09 08:15
The Dutch foreign minister says a victim of the east Ukraine air disaster was found wearing an oxygen mask, suggesting not everyone died instantly.

French author wins Nobel prize

Thu, 2014-10-09 08:11
French author Patrick Modiano, whose work has often focused on the Nazi occupation of France, wins the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature.

Three unions suspend strike action

Thu, 2014-10-09 07:50
Three unions representing local government workers and school support staff suspend a planned strike in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Yemen suicide bombings kill dozens

Thu, 2014-10-09 07:39
At least 67 people have been killed in two suicide bomb attacks on a protest in Yemen's capital Sanaa and on an army checkpoint in the country's east.

VIDEO: Australian woman emerges from bush

Thu, 2014-10-09 07:15
A missing Australian woman has survived 17 days lost in the northern Queensland bush, local reports say. Here's a quick look at the story.

Vigil held after US Ebola death

Thu, 2014-10-09 06:48
A prayer vigil has been held for the family of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the US who died on Wednesday.

Turkey action in Syria 'unrealistic'

Thu, 2014-10-09 06:05
Expectations that Turkey will lead a ground operation against Islamic State in Syria on its own are "not realistic", its foreign minister says.

VIDEO: Can this suit stop Ebola spreading?

Thu, 2014-10-09 05:55
Danny Savage goes to a supplies distribution centre in Hull to find out exactly how robust protective suits are in the fight against Ebola.

VIDEO: Horse walks into police headquarters

Thu, 2014-10-09 04:58
Staff at Cheshire Constabulary's "mane" headquarters received a surprise four-legged visitor, leaving front desk staff with a mare on their hands.

School inspections more frequent

Thu, 2014-10-09 04:45
Schools in England will face more regular, light-touch inspections, but unannounced inspections will not become standard, says Ofsted.

Caption Challenge: Feel hungry punk?

Thu, 2014-10-09 03:31
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.