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Schools told to cut absenteeism

Wed, 2014-09-24 22:13
Nearly a third of secondary schools inspected in Wales since 2010 are told to improve pupils' attendance.

VIDEO: The Briton held in Iran 'for watching volleyball'

Wed, 2014-09-24 22:05
The family of Ghoncheh Ghavami, a British-Iranian woman being held in Iran after going to a men's volleyball match, appeal for her release.

VIDEO: Ryder Cup - Did You Know?

Wed, 2014-09-24 21:41
BBC Sport explains some of the interesting facts about the history of the Ryder Cup and its participants.

Ministers to discuss budget pressure

Wed, 2014-09-24 21:39
Northern Ireland Executive ministers are expected to discuss the serious financial pressures on their budgets at a meeting on Thursday, as they face £200m of potential cuts.

VIDEO: Modern architecture photography on show

Wed, 2014-09-24 21:30
The "Constructing Worlds" exhibition opening at London's Barbican Centre features powerful photographs of modern architecture, from the first skyscrapers in New York to the tower blocks of Venezuela, to modern construction around China's Three Gorges Dam.

Victims 'must know of jail release'

Wed, 2014-09-24 21:09
There are calls for victims of violence to be notified automatically when the perpetrator is released from jail, after a pensioner's killer is released without the family's knowledge

Australia in Cambodia asylum deal

Wed, 2014-09-24 21:05
Australia confirms it will sign a deal with Cambodia to resettle refugees there, drawing immediate criticism from rights groups.

Cameron's 'call to arms' - front pages

Wed, 2014-09-24 20:56
Prime Minister David Cameron's decision to recall Parliament to discuss possible air strikes against Islamic State (IS) extremists in Iraq makes several front pages.

UN aims to block jihadist recruits

Wed, 2014-09-24 20:53
The UN Security Council orders states to block the flow of jihadists to Iraq and Syria, as US jets bomb Islamic State (IS) militants.

Ukraine: 'Keep Russia sanctions'

Wed, 2014-09-24 19:50
Ukraine's prime minister urges the West not to lift sanctions on Russia, after the US president says they could go if Moscow supports peace efforts.

VIDEO: Brazil releases 'good' mosquitoes

Wed, 2014-09-24 19:34
Brazilian researchers release thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria that suppresses Dengue fever into the environment in Rio de Janeiro.

Shot Australian 'may have had help'

Wed, 2014-09-24 18:40
A teenage terror suspect shot dead after he stabbed two Australian police officers may not have acted alone, a top police officer says.

VIDEO: 'I thought we'd won' - Sturgeon

Wed, 2014-09-24 18:32
Newsnight's Kirsty Wark speaks to Nicola Sturgeon as she launches her bid to replace Alex Salmond as both the leader of the SNP and first minister of Scotland.

Man arrested in Hannah Graham case

Wed, 2014-09-24 18:04
A Virginia man is arrested in the abduction of a British-born student who disappeared more than 10 days ago and remains missing.

Malkovich artist: Value over viral

Wed, 2014-09-24 17:33
An artist's anti-social media statement goes viral

VIDEO: Sandro Miller: Value over viral

Wed, 2014-09-24 17:32
Sandro Miller's photos of actor John Malkovich recreating dozens of iconic images were meant as a critique of social media. Then they went viral.

PM apology to Queen for 'purr' claim

Wed, 2014-09-24 17:19
David Cameron will apologise to the Queen after he was overheard saying she "purred" on hearing the result of the Scottish independence referendum.

US agrees $500m Navajo tribe payout

Wed, 2014-09-24 17:18
The US government agrees to pay $554m (£339m) to the Native American Navajo tribe, settling a lawsuit with claims dating back more than 50 years.

VIDEO: Have Colorado's new gun laws failed?

Wed, 2014-09-24 16:56
'As many as it takes to protect myself from bad guys'

Church 'stupid' over painting sale

Wed, 2014-09-24 16:18
Church officials are branded "stupid" and their conduct described as "dismal" over the sale of a painting without diocesan permission.
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