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Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

Fri, 2014-09-19 07:43
The best features you may have missed

Ukraine exits next year's Eurovision

Fri, 2014-09-19 07:32
Ukraine announces it will not take part in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest due to financial constraints.

Hamilton top under Singapore lights

Fri, 2014-09-19 07:29
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in second practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as title rival Nico Rosberg is 13th fastest.

VIDEO: Excitement builds for MTV Crashes

Fri, 2014-09-19 07:15
More than 20,000 music fans will be in Londonderry this weekend for one of the biggest music events of the year.

VIDEO: Alibaba shares begin trading in NY

Fri, 2014-09-19 07:15
Shares in Alibaba, the Chinese online retailer, have begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

VIDEO: Alice Gross: Police continue search

Fri, 2014-09-19 07:15
Police are continuing to search the home of Arnis Zalkalns, who is wanted in connection with the disappearance of teenager Alice Gross in west London.

Scotland votes 'No' to independence

Fri, 2014-09-19 06:51
As Scotland votes to stay in the UK Alex Salmond calls for the pledge of more devolved powers to be carried out, and David Cameron says the commitments will be honoured in full.

Health services finances 'worsening'

Fri, 2014-09-19 06:50
The NHS in England has run up a deficit of nearly £500m in the first few months of the financial year, official figures show.

VIDEO: Nicole Kidman's farewell to father

Fri, 2014-09-19 06:47
Nicole Kidman, husband Keith Urban, and fellow actor Russell Crowe attend funeral of Kidman's father in Sydney.

eBay flaw has existed for months

Fri, 2014-09-19 06:38
A dangerous flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites has been affecting the site since at least February, the BBC has found.

French launch first strikes on IS

Fri, 2014-09-19 06:30
President Hollande says France has carried out its first air strikes against IS militants in Iraq, joining the US in military action against the group.

Week in pictures: 13-19 September 2014

Fri, 2014-09-19 06:19
The best news photos from around the world

Payout to unlawfully arrested driver

Fri, 2014-09-19 06:16
The Met Police pays out £45,000 in damages to a black motorist who claims he was struck with batons and sprayed with CS gas during an unlawful arrest.

Calls for unity after referendum

Fri, 2014-09-19 06:07
Kirk moderator John Chalmers appeals for an end to "them and us" thinking as he leads calls for post-referendum unity.

Wembley to host Euro 2020 final

Fri, 2014-09-19 06:06
Wembley will host the final and semi-finals of Euro 2020, while Hampden Park is also awarded games but Cardiff misses out.

Wales 'must receive more funding'

Fri, 2014-09-19 05:56
Wales cannot play second fiddle when the future of devolution is discussed following the Scottish independence No vote, First Minister Carwyn Jones says in an unequivocal speech.

'No World Cup ruling until spring'

Fri, 2014-09-19 05:55
A ruling on the 2018 and 2022 World Cups corruption probe will not be made until next spring, says Fifa's ethics chief.

Train stuck in floods after storms

Fri, 2014-09-19 05:54
Some 90 passengers are rescued from a train after it became trapped in flood water during a night of storms in southern England.

Savile officers under investigation

Fri, 2014-09-19 05:48
Two detectives from Sussex Police who dealt with a sex crime allegation against Jimmy Savile are served with gross misconduct notices.

VIDEO: Hiding currency in the Dark Wallet

Fri, 2014-09-19 05:47
The developer behind the new Bitcoin tech on the fears it will hide criminal activity.
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